Upcoming events

Women in Leadership: Dr Julia Newton-Howes AM

QLD
Jun 27
The 2018 Women in Leadership series in Queensland introduces remarkable leaders.  These agents of change are from different backgrounds, have different expertise and demonstrate incredible commitment to deliver improved outcomes for gender equality. 

Speakers

Dr Julia Newton-Howes AM, Chief Executive Officer, Investing in Women

Optimising transport infrastructure and systems

QLD
Jul 3
The alignment of planning, policy, industry and the priorities of governments is crucial to optimise future transport systems and infrastructure.
 

Speakers

Julieanne Alroe, Chair, Infrastructure Australia
The Hon. Mark Bailey MP, State Minister for Transport and Main Roads

Portfolio briefing: The Hon. Mark Furner

QLD
Jul 12
The Minister will provide a detailed briefing into his portfolios, policy initiatives and new term plans to encourage economic growth and promote a sustainable agricultural, fisheries and forestry sector.

Speakers

The Hon. Mark Furner MP, Minister for Agricultural Industry Development and Fisheries

Economic growth and development:community attitudes research

QLD
Jul 19
In Cairns, CEDA Chief Executive Officer Melinda Cilento will provide a detailed briefing on CEDA’s research of community attitudes to economic growth and development.

Speakers

Melinda Cilento, Chief Executive, CEDA

Community attitudes to economic growth and development

QLD
Jul 20
CEDA is pleased to present new Queensland insights from our nation-wide analysis of community attitudes to economic growth and development.

Speakers

Melinda Cilento, Chief Executive, CEDA
Mark Henley, Chief Executive Officer, Queensland Council of Social Service
Professor Anne Tiernan, Dean (Engagement), Griffith Business School

Transformation in the not for profit sector

QLD
Jul 27
Leader of the Australian Charities and Not for Profits Commission, the Hon. Dr Gary Johns will discuss the multi-billion dollar economic contribution of this critical sector and transformation the sector is undergoing.

Speakers

The Hon. Dr Gary Johns, Commissioner, Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC)

Queensland Economic Development Forum 2018

QLD
Aug 6
Federal Minister for Regional Development and Local Government joins senior leaders from defence, tourism and agribusiness to present current initiatives and future forecasts for regional economies and our State’s development.

Speakers

See the event page for all speakers

Securing Australia's energy supply

QLD
Aug 10
AGL Chief Economist, Tim Nelson will provide analysis on the transformation of Australia’s energy sector towards a more secure and sustainable future.

Speakers

Associate Professor Tim Nelson, Chief Economist, AGL

Health, ageing and social services

QLD
Aug 16
In 2018 CEDA continues to investigate linkages between health, ageing and social services to inform further integration of systems, workforces and care. 
 

Speakers

The Hon. Dr Steven Miles MP, State Minister for Health and Ambulance Services
Mary Delahunty, Head of Impact, HESTA
Jacqueline Kelly, Chief Executive Officer, Lutheran Services

Growing up in Queensland

QLD
Aug 30
What happens when you focus economic development and public policy thinking on the next generation? Cheryl Vardon will speak to the findings of the Growing up in Queensland report and implications for policy, programs and initiatives across sectors.

Speakers

Cheryl Vardon, Chief Executive and Principal Commissioner, Queensland Family and Child Commission