2022 NSW Branch Presidents' Dinner

NSW Branch Presidents’ Dinner and Awards Night

6:00 - 9:00 PM on Friday the 25th of February 2022 , Concord Golf Club

Majors Bay Road, Concord, NSW 2137

Entry via Flavelle Street


Guest Speakers

Dr Helen Cartledge (Director, The Maritime Autonomous & Remote Underwater Systems at Australian Government Department of Defence)

Dr Helen Cartledge was awarded Professional Engineer of the Year at Engineers Australia’s 2019 National Congress. She currently serves in the Australian Department of Defence. In 2019, she also received recognition for her achievements in supporting the Australian Defence Force (ADF) in peace time and in operations. In 2017, Cartledge received a Service Medal in her Middle East deployment with ADF. In 2015 she received a commendation from the Department of Defence for shaping and delivering a science and technology program to the Australian Army. In 2012, she received recognition from US Defense for her contributions to the US/Australia bilateral partnership in combating terrorism. In 2015 she received an Alumni Award from the University of Sydney for her distinguished Professional Achievement in STEM. She took to heart the words from her mother “science can save the world” and “you came to the world with a mission.” Cartledge is passionate about promoting women in STEM. “Women play an important role in the engineering field, both as professionals and as the mothers of the future nation.”

Dr Adam Martin (2019-2020 RACI Nyholm Youth Lecturer)

Adam Martin completed his PhD at UWA in supramolecular chemistry. He then commenced a postdoctoral position at the University of Nottingham synthesising novel metal organic frameworks before moving to UNSW to establish design rules in short peptide hydrogels. In 2016 he was awarded an NHMRC-ARC Dementia Research Fellowship to utilise these scaffolds to develop accurate preclinical stage Alzheimer’s Disease models. In 2019 he commenced a Group Lead/Senior Lecturer position at Macquarie University within the Dementia Research Centre. In 2020 he moved back to Perth, where he is currently Director of Chemistry at preclinical biotech company PYC Therapeutics.



– Non-members $115 pp; RACI Members & partners $96 pp

(3 course meal; drinks for purchase at the bar)

Members, partners and guests are cordially invited to attend

RACI Student Mentees get discounted tickets for $25. Please contact the branch office at: [email protected]


* To apply or nominate, please provide written evidence of student status to the NSW Branch Office.

A night of celebration hosted in the names of all past Branch Presidents at which we will mark the achievements of members through awards.

This will be an informative night of networking, fine dining and relaxed social interaction you will enjoy. We do hope you will join us.

 The RACI NSW Branch is indebted to the following sponsors for their generous financial support of this event.

RSVP Monday 26 Jul 2021

Dress Code: Smart casual


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  • RACI members need to log in to register with your username(your email address registered with RACI) & password.
  • Non-members are required to create an account to enable registration. 
  • Registrations close on 10th of November

      *Any issues with registrations, please contact  [email protected]

2/25/2022 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Concord Golf Club Majors Bay Road, Concord NSW 2137 AUSTRALIA

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