Upcoming events

A conversation with Andrew Penn, CEO, Telstra

WA
Jan 24
Andrew will share his thoughts on how technology innovation is creating a new industrial revolution and creating new opportunities for innovation, productivity and growth in Western Australia, and around the country.

Speakers

Andrew Penn, Chief Executive Officer, Telstra

CEDA Welcome Back Breakfast

WA
Feb 6
The CEDA WA welcome back will provide a keynote address by EY Chief Economist, Peter Crone, who will share his thoughts on the economic outlook for Australia and the region.

Speakers

Peter Crone, Chief Economist, EY

Transitioning Perth towards a water sensitive city

WA
Feb 6
Water in the landscape and how we use it to support productive, and sustainable communities is an issue that affects us all. Fair and equitable access to clean and affordable water supplies is a complex and critical issue for society today.

Speakers

Professor Tony Wong, Chief Executive Officer, Cooperative Research Centre for Water Sensitive Cities (CRCWSC)

The power of community engagement - tips for success

WA
Feb 13
CGM Communications, Community Engagement and Activation Specialist, Emma Gibbens, an international political campaigner, brings stories and people-centered messages to the forefront.

Speakers

Emma Gibbens, Community Engagement and Activation Specialist, CGM Communications

Improving urban governance and city planning in Perth

WA
Feb 14
Australia’s largest cities, including Perth, are undergoing a period of profound change. Population growth over the next 30 years will lead to fundamental shifts in their structure and operation. Between 2017 and 2046, Perth is projected to grow by 2.3 million people, delivering a city of 4.3 million.

Speakers

Philip Davies, Chief Executive Officer, Infrastructure Australia

State budget preview

WA
Feb 15
The position of Western Australia's state finance has been a topic of robust conversation in recent years. While debt and deficit still weigh heavily on the state's finances, green shoots are emerging and confidence is up, shifting the dial to more positive discussion about the opportunities ahead.

Speakers

Michael Barnes, Under Treasurer, Department of Treasury

2018 Economic and Political Overview

WA
Feb 27
CEDA’s annual flagship event, the Economic and Political Overview (EPO), presents an opportunity to reflect on past business, economic and political successes and discuss future opportunities for the state and the nation.

Speakers

The Hon. Bill Johnston, WA Minister for Mines and Petroleum; Commerce and Industrial Relations; Electoral Affairs; Asian Engagement, Member for Cannington
Michael Blythe, Chief Economist and Managing Director, Commonwealth Bank of Australia
Tracey Horton, Chairman, Navitas

Tourism - marketing WA to the world

WA
Mar 8
The new State Government has a dedicated focus on tourism-boosting enterprises to deliver increased and sustained economic growth for Western Australia (WA). CEDA welcomes the Hon. Paul Papalia CSC, WA Minister for Tourism, and key players to examine current initiatives, future investment and job growth opportunities driving the State’s fast-growing tourism sector.

Speakers

The Hon. Paul Papalia, WA Minister for Tourism; Racing and Gaming; Small Business; Defence Issues; Citizenship and Multicultural Interests
Kevin Brown, Chief Executive Officer, Perth Airport
Mike McKenna, Chief Executive Officer, Optus Stadium

Cyber security - how can industry stay ahead of the game?

WA
May 3
The 2017 ASX Cyber Health Check Report found only 43 per cent of Australian boards are confident that their company is properly secured against cyber-attacks. What more can be done to capture the opportunities while managing emerging threats?

Speakers

Alastair MacGibbon, Special Adviser to the Prime Minister on Cyber Security
Georgina Crundell, Partner, Cyber security, EY
Professor Craig Valli, Director, Security Research Institute, Edith Cowan University