Upcoming events

Opportunities in the new economy

VIC
Jun 28
Join Rupert Deans, entrepreneur and founder of Australian-based augmented reality pioneer Plattar, for the next breakfast in CEDA Victoria's New economy series.

Speakers

Rupert Deans, Chief Executive and Founder, Plattar
Jenn ten Seldam, Marketing Director, SEEK Australia & New Zealand

Future Cities: planning for Victoria's growth

VIC
Jun 28
CEDA welcomes Infrastructure Australia's Chief Executive Officer, Philip Davies, to discuss the recently published Future Cities: Planning for our growing population report, advising Government on improving the productivity and liveability of our largest cities, including Melbourne.

Speakers

Philip Davies, Chief Executive Officer, Infrastructure Australia

Community attitudes to economic growth and development

VIC
Jul 3
Join CEDA for the release of new Victorian based polling data and insights from our nation-wide analysis to community attitudes to economic growth and development.

Speakers

Melinda Cilento, Chief Executive, CEDA
Lyn Morgain, Chief Executive, CoHealth
Simon Phemister, Deputy Secretary, Economic Policy and State Productivity, Victorian Department of Premier and Cabinet
Catherine Rooney, Chief Economic & Commercial Adviser, Infrastructure Victoria

Open data reform

VIC
Jul 4
Federal Minister the Hon. Michael Keenan will give a keynote address on new reforms and opportunities to transform Australia’s data system.

Speakers

The Hon. Michael Keenan MP, Federal Minister for Human Services and Federal Minister Assisting the Prime Minister for Digital Transformation

Priorities for public transport, planning and equality

VIC
Jul 6
CEDA welcomes Shadow Minister for Public Transport, Planning and Equality, the Hon. David Davis, to discuss priorities for Victoria.

Speakers

The Hon. David Davis MP, Shadow Minister for Public Transport, Planning and Equality

Roundtable discussion: Attitudes to a growing economy

VIC
Jul 11
Join CEDA Chief Economist, Jarrod Ball, to discuss insights and policy implications from CEDA’s nation-wide polling and analysis of community attitudes to economic growth and development.
 

Speakers

Jarrod Ball, Chief Economist, CEDA

Early education and the future world of work

VIC
Jul 13
CEDA welcomes Simon Kent, Deputy Secretary, Policy Reform Group & Acting Deputy Secretary, Strategy and Performance Group of the Victorian Department of Education and Training to discuss early education and the future world of work.

Speakers

Simon Kent, Deputy Secretary, Policy Reform Group, Victorian Department of Education and Training

Health technology

VIC
Jul 17
Join ATSE President, Professor Hugh Bradlow, as we examine new health technology and opportunities for Australia's health system.

Speakers

Professor Hugh Bradlow, President, Australian Academy of Technology and Engineering
Penny Shakespeare, Acting Deputy Secretary, Health Financing, Federal Department of Health
Andrew Wiltshire, Senior Director, Corporate Affairs ANZ; Government Affairs APAC, Medtronic Australasia

Innovation precincts

VIC
Jul 19
CEDA welcomes leaders in the development of Melbourne’s innovation precincts for a conversation on what’s needed for their future development.

Speakers

Stuart Moseley, Chief Executive Officer, Victorian Planning Authority
Tim O'Loan, Director of Cities, Melbourne, AECOM
Rose Hiscock, Director, Science Gallery Melbourne and Lead, Innovation Precinct Engagement, University of Melbourne

Australia's free trade agenda

VIC
Jul 31
What’s the future of free trade? Join Federal Minister the Hon. Steven Ciobo for the latest insights on Australia’s trade prospects and priorities.

Speakers

The Hon. Steven Ciobo MP, Federal Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment
Jane Drake-Brockman, Director, EU Centre for Global Affairs, The University of Adelaide

Diversity and digital transformation

VIC
Aug 1
BHP Chief Technology Officer, Diane Jurgens, is the keynote speaker at this event on opportunities at the intersection of diversity and digital transformation.

Speakers

Diane Jurgens, Chief Technology Officer, BHP
Leah Armstrong, Chairperson, Supply Nation
Professor Elizabeth Croft, Dean, Faculty of Engineering, Monash University
David Hawkins, Chairman and Managing Director, BASF Australia and New Zealand

Priorities for energy, resources and renewables in Victoria

VIC
Aug 3
CEDA welcomes Shadow Minister for Energy and Resources; Innovation; and Renewables, David Southwick, to brief Trustees on his portfolios and discuss policies and priorities for Victoria's energy and resources, innovation and renewables sectors.

Speakers

David Southwick MP, Shadow Minister for Energy and Resources; Shadow Minister for Innovation; and Shadow Minister for Renewables

Leading thinkers: behavioural insights and gender equality

VIC
Aug 13
CEDA welcomes Georgetown Institute of Women, Peace & Security, Managing Director, Dr Jeni Klugman, who shares VicHealth’s Leading Thinkers residency. This three year residency consisting of a range of behavioural trials and strategies focused on gender equality in sporting organisations and workplaces.

Speakers

Dr Jeni Klugman, Leading Thinker, VicHealth and Managing Director, Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security

2018 State of the State

VIC
Aug 15
CEDA welcomes the Premier of Victoria, the Hon. Daniel Andrews, to deliver the 2018 State of the State address.

Speakers

The Hon. Daniel Andrews MP, Premier of Victoria

Improving health and health services for Victorians

VIC
Aug 16
CEDA welcomes the Shadow Minster for Health and Leader of the Opposition in the Legislative Council, the Hon. Mary Wooldridge, to address CEDA Trustees on priorities for health and health services for Victorians.

Speakers

Hon. Mary Wooldridge MP, Shadow Minister for Health and Leader of the Opposition in the Legislative Council

Victoria's infrastructure pipeline

VIC
Aug 21
CEDA welcomes Office of Projects Victoria, Chief Engineer of Victoria, Dr Collette Burke, to address CEDA Trustees on Victoria's infrastructure pipeline and provide insights into challenges, projects and priorities.

Speakers

Dr Collette Burke, Chief Engineer of Victoria, Office of Projects Victoria

Health, safety and the future of work

VIC
Aug 22
Join business and policy leaders for the latest thinking on megatrends and future scenarios for work health and safety.

Speakers

Joanna Horton, Research Analyst, Data61, CSIRO
Clare Amies, Chief Executive, WorkSafe Victoria

Training and skills opportunities for young Victorians

VIC
Aug 29
CEDA welcomes Shadow Minister for Training, Skills & Apprenticeships and Shadow Minister for Young Victorians, Stephanie Ryan, to address CEDA Trustees on priorities for these portfolios.

Speakers

Stephanie Ryan MP, Shadow Minister for Training Skills & Apprenticeships and Shadow Minister for Young Victorians

Mayors panel: A vision for Melbourne

VIC
Aug 30
Hear from a panel of Melbourne’s metropolitan Mayors on the opportunities for economic development and the vision for a growing city.

Speakers

Cr Andrew Davenport, Mayor, Whitehorse City Council
Cr Nora Lamont, Mayor, City of Maroondah
Cr Steve Stefanopoulos, Mayor, City of Stonnington
Cr Bernadene Voss, Mayor, City of Port Phillip

Murray Darling Basin plan: PC draft report

VIC
Sep 10
CEDA welcomes the Productivity Commission’s Jane Doolan for a closer look at the 5-year assessment of the Murray Darling Basin Plan.

Speakers

Professor Jane Doolan, Commissioner, Productivity Commission

Health reform: out-of-pocket costs

VIC
Sep 14
Chief Medical Officer Professor Brendan Murphy will outline new analysis of out-of-pocket medical costs and opportunities to improve transparency for consumers.

Speakers

Professor Brendan Murphy, Chief Medical Officer, Federal Department of Health

Vice-Chancellors panel

VIC
Oct 5
At CEDA’s 2018 Vice-Chancellors panel in Victoria, hear first-hand from leading VCs on the strategic direction of Australia’s universities and priorities for the higher education reform agenda.

Speakers

Professor Peter Dawkins AO, Vice-Chancellor and President, Victoria University
Professor Jane den Hollander AO, Vice-Chancellor and President , Deakin University
Professor Margaret Gardner AO, Vice-Chancellor and President, Monash University
Professor Linda Kristjanson AO, Vice-Chancellor and President, Swinburne University of Technology

Victoria's economic development

VIC
Oct 9
Join Leader of the Opposition in Victoria, the Hon. Matthew Guy to find out more about policy priorities ahead of the November state election.

Speakers

The Hon. Matthew Guy, Leader of the Opposition, Victoria

CEDA Annual Dinner Address by RBA Governor, Dr Philip Lowe

VIC
Nov 20
CEDA is delighted to welcome Governor of the Reserve Bank, Dr Philip Lowe, back to its lectern for the 2018 Annual Dinner Address.

Speakers

Dr Philip Lowe, Governor , Reserve Bank of Australia