Memorial Service for Peter Gavin Hall

Tania Smith News

 A memorial service was held at the University of Melbourne at 10.30am on Wednesday, 17 February 2016. The venue for the memorial was the Copland Theatre, Basement, The Spot Building, 198 Berkeley Street (corner of Berkeley and Pelham Streets) Carlton.

The speakers for the service are as follows:

  • Private Reflections (Jeannie Hall)
  • Contributions to the discipline (Terry Speed)
  • As a mentor (Ming-Yen Cheng)
  • Moving to Melbourne (Tony Guttmann)
  • As a supervisor (Hugh Miller)

Professor Peter Taylor was Master of Ceremonies. An audio file of the service can be downloaded here; Memorial service for Professor Peter Gavin Hall: 17 February 2016, The University of Melbourne

ACEMS has also organised a conference in Peter's honour in December 2016. Peter's friends and colleagues from around the world will be invited to talk about their latest work as well as say something about how they were influenced by Peter. For more details including how to register can be found on the conference webpage at http://acems.org.au/news-events/events/acems-workshop-in-honour-of-peter-gavin-hall/.

A memorial site for Professor Peter Hall has been set up at http://www.stat-center.pku.edu.cn/Peter_Gavin_Hall/ for friends and colleagues to leave their tributes.