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Higher education review with WA's Vice-Chancellors

WA
Jul 25
CEDA welcomes WA Minister for Education and Training, the Hon. Sue Ellery and key tertiary education leaders from WA universities to discuss the future of higher education in a changing economy.

Speakers

The Hon. Sue Ellery, WA Minister for Education and Training
Professor Stephen Chapman, Vice-Chancellor and President, Edith Cowan University
Professor Dawn Freshwater, Vice-Chancellor, University of WA

 Public event
 25/07/2017
 Hyatt Regency, 99 Adelaide Terrace, Perth, WA

 Education/Skills
 Lunch (11.45am to 2.00pm)

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Jan Adams AO PSM

QLD
Jul 25
Her Excellency Jan Adams AO PSM will brief Trustees on the current state of relations between Australia and China, how this fits within Australia's foreign policy objectives and provide her analysis of international governance, agencies and mechanisms.

Speakers

Jan Adams AO PSM, Australian Ambassador to the People's Republic of China

 Trustee only
 25/07/2017
 Boardroom 7.16, Level 7, S02 The Webb Centre, Queensland College of Art, Griffith University, 226 Grey Street, South Bank, QLD

 International affairs
 Lunch (12.00pm to 2.00pm)

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Skilling Australia: future directions for VET

VIC
Jul 25
Join Federal Assistant Minister the Hon. Karen Andrews for a closer look at the new $1.5 billion Skilling Australia Fund and other changes and opportunities in Australia's vocational education and training system.

Speakers

The Hon. Karen Andrews MP, Federal Assistant Minister for Vocational Education and Skills
Norman Gray AM, Chief Executive Officer, Box Hill Institute Group
Robert Wood, Chief Executive Officer, Melbourne Polytechnic

 Public event
 25/07/2017
 Grand Hyatt, Melbourne, 123 Collins Street, Melbourne, VIC

 Education/Skills
 Lunch (12.00pm to 2.00pm)

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State of the City

SA
Jul 27
CEDA welcomes the Right Honourable Martin Haese, Lord Mayor of Adelaide to provide insights to city businesses on how they can benefit and grow from what the Council is doing.

Speakers

The Right Honourable Martin Haese, Lord Mayor of Adelaide
Dr Eva Balan-Vnuk, State Director, Microsoft South Australia
Jenny Paradiso, Co-Founder and Managing Director, Suntrix

 Public event
 27/07/2017
 Hilton Adelaide, 233 Victoria Square, Adelaide, SA 5000

 Economy
 Lunch (11.45am to 2.00pm)

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Women in Leadership: redefining workforce

QLD
Jul 27
CEDA's Women in leadership series delivers leading thinking and thinkers, new insights and a forum for debate on a complex and critical economic development issue - equity and diversity.

Speakers

Dr Catherine Ball, CEO and Founder, Remote Research Ranges and Co-Creator and
Technical Convenor, World of Drones Congress
Renée Leon PSM, Secretary, Federal Department of Employment
Jan Owen AM, Chief Executive Officer, Foundation for Young Australians

 Public event
 27/07/2017
 Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre, South Bank, Brisbane, QLD

 Women in Leadership
 Lunch (12.00pm to 2.00pm)

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NSW State of the State

NSW
Jul 27
CEDA welcomes the Hon. Gladys Berejiklian MP, Premier of New South Wales, to deliver the keynote address at our annual NSW State of the State.

Speakers

The Hon. Gladys Berejiklian MP, Premier of New South Wales

 Public event
 27/07/2017
 Hyatt Regency Sydney, 161 Sussex Street, Sydney, NSW

 Economy
 Lunch (12.00pm to 2.00pm)

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Innovation in healthcare

WA
Jul 27
Join your fellow Trustees at an exclusive CEDA Trustee boardroom briefing, featuring Health Engine CEO and Medical Director, Dr Marcus Tan.

Speakers

Dr Marcus Tan, CEO and Medical Director, HealthEngine

 Trustee only
 27/07/2017
 UWA Club - Private Dining Room, Crawley, WA

 Health/Ageing
 Lunch (12.00pm to 2.00pm)

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Future drivers of Victoria's economic growth

VIC
Jul 28
Join Richard Bolt, Secretary, Victorian Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources to discuss the future drivers of the Victoria's economic growth and sutainability.

Speakers

Richard Bolt, Secretary, Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources.

 Trustee only
 28/07/2017
 TBA, Melbourne CBD, VIC

 Economy
 Lunch (12.00pm to 2.00pm)

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Educating an international workforce

QLD
Jul 28
With extensive international and diplomatic experience Peter Varghese AO will discuss the push for Australia's education sector to be ever more innovative, future focused and globally engaged.

Speakers

Peter Varghese AO, Chancellor, The University of Queensland

 Trustee only
 28/07/2017
 Plaza Gallery, Plaza Level, Brisbane Convention, and Exhibition Centre, Cnr Glenelg and Merivale Streets, South Brisbane, QLD

 Education/Skills
 Lunch (12.00pm to 2.00pm)

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Australian bonds: strategy and risk

QLD
Aug 02
Professor John Mangan will discuss the Australian bond market with an analysis on the current state of corporate bonds and the use of social impact bonds to fund social issues.

Speakers

Professor John Mangan, Director, Australian Institute for Business and Economics, The University of Queensland

 Trustee only
 02/08/2017
 QSuper boardroom, Level 13, 70 Eagle Street, Brisbane, QLD

 Economy
 Lunch (12.00pm to 2.00pm)

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Domestic violence: the economic impact

WA
Aug 03
Violence against women is not just a social issue for Australia - it has a significant impact on our economy and on business. The cost of violence against women and has been estimated at $22 billion per year. Governments, communities and business all share this cost.

Speakers

Senator the Hon. Michaelia Cash, Federal Senator for WA, Minister for Employment; Minister for Women; Minister Assisting the Prime Minister for the Public Service
Kylie Whicher, General Manager, Client Relations, HESTA

 Public event
 03/08/2017
 Hyatt Regency, 99 Adelaide Terrace, Perth, WA

 Economy
 Breakfast (7.30am to 9.00am)

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Energy series: meeting Australia's energy needs

NSW
Aug 03
CEDA's NSW Energy Series will examine the current policy and industry landscape regarding the gas sector as it continues to confront the impacts of the evolving gas market.

Speakers

Mick McCormack, Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director, APA Group
Professor Mary O'Kane AC, New South Wales Chief Scientist and Engineer
Kevin Gallagher, Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director, Santos

 Public event
 03/08/2017
 Shangri-La Hotel, 176 Cumberland Street, Sydney, NSW

 Energy/Resources/Mining
 Lunch (11.45am to 2.00pm)

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Defence sustainment and maintenance

WA
Aug 03
CEDA welcomes industry heavyweights, research leaders and policy experts to discuss the latest research, issues, opportunities and policy settings for the defence sector in Western Australia and Australia.

Speakers

The Hon. Paul Papalia CSC MLA, WA Minister for Defence Issues; Minister for Tourism; Racing and Gaming; Small Business; Citizenship and Multicultural Affairs
Serge DeSilva-Ranasinghe, Senior Defence Analyst
Colleen Yates, Chief Executive Officer, Regional Development of Australia - Perth

 Public event
 03/08/2017
 Hyatt Regency, 99 Adelaide Terrace, Perth, WA

 Government/Regulation
 Lunch (12.00pm to 2.00pm)

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Economics of social impact

WA
Aug 08
Join your fellow CEDA Trustees for a conversation with UWA Centre for Social Impact Director, Professor Paul Flatau.

Speakers

Professor Paul Flatau, Director, UWA Centre for Social Impact, Business School, UWA

 Trustee only
 08/08/2017
 Bankwest Boardroom, Perth, WA

 Sustainability/CSR
 Lunch (12.00pm to 2.00pm)

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Energy and resources: energy policy panel

QLD
Aug 08
Australia is the world's largest exporter of coal, will soon be the world's largest LNG exporter and has significant renewable energy sources. Despite these competitive advantages, energy security, reliability and pricing remain uncertain.

Speakers

Jim Cox PSM, Board Member, Australian Energy Regulator
Rosemary Sinclair, Chief Executive Officer, Energy Consumers Australia
Audrey Zibelman, Chief Executive Officer, Australian Energy Market Operator

 Public event
 08/08/2017
 Hilton Brisbane, 190 Elizabeth Street, Brisbane, QLD

 Energy/Resources/Mining
 Lunch (12.00pm to 2.00pm)

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Future priorities for the Environmental Protection Authority

VIC
Aug 09
Join Cheryl Batagol, Chair, Environmental Protection Authority Victoria to hear about Government response to the Independent Inquiry into the Environmental Protection Authority and the future priorities of the EPA.

Speakers

Cheryl Batagol, Chair, Environmental Protection Authority Victoria

 Trustee only
 09/08/2017
 Melbourne CBD, VIC

 Environment
 Lunch (12.00pm to 2.00pm)

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Indigenous business leadership

WA
Aug 10
CEDA's Indigenous business leadership event welcomes key leaders to share their innovative initiatives designed to harness opportunities and drive WA’s economic growth.

Speakers

Shelley Cable, Indigenous Consulting Associate, PwC
Jahna Cedar, Executive Officer, Gumala Aboriginal Corporation
Barry McGuire, Managing Director, Redspear Pty Ltd

 Public event
 10/08/2017
 Pan Pacific Perth, 207 Adelaide Terrace, Perth, WA

 Indigenous affairs
 Lunch (11.45am to 2.00pm)

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Mayors panel: reinventing the regions

VIC
Aug 10
CEDA brings together regional leaders to share their vision for jobs, economic development, and sustaining competitive advantage into the future.

Speakers

James Flintoft, Chief Executive Officer, Regional Development Victoria
Cr Kellie O'Callaghan, Mayor, Latrobe City Council
Cr Anna Speedie, Mayor, Wodonga City Council

 Public event
 10/08/2017
 Sofitel on Collins, 25 Collins Street, Melbourne, VIC

 Regional development
 Lunch (12.00pm to 2.00pm)

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Economic vision and priorities for Victoria

VIC
Aug 15
CEDA welcomes Michael O'Brien, Shadow Treasurer of Victoria to provide insights into Victoria's economy and discuss priorities and vision for whole of state growth.

Speakers

Michael O'Brien MP, Shadow Treasurer of Victoria

 Trustee only
 15/08/2017
 TBA, Melbourne CBD, VIC

 Economy
 Lunch (12.00pm to 2.00pm)

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Transport infrastructure series: Ministerial keynote address

NSW
Aug 16
CEDA welcomes NSW Minister for Transport and Infrastructure, the Hon. Andrew Constance MP to deliver the keynote address at our annual Transport infrastructure series lunch.

Speakers

The Hon. Andrew Constance MP, NSW Minister for Transport and Infrastructure

 Public event
 16/08/2017
 Sofitel Sydney Wentworth, 61-101 Phillip Street, Sydney, NSW

 Infrastructure
 Lunch (12.00pm to 2.00pm)

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