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Economic complexity as a driver of prosperity

SA
May 02
Join your fellow Trustees as Professor Goran Roos, Chair of the Advanced Manufacturing Council and Member of the Economic Development Board of SA, discusses the challenges and opportunities that exist in the manufacturing sector both in SA and nationally.

Speakers

Professor Goran Roos, Chair, Advanced Manufacturing Council, Member, Economic Development Board

 Trustee only
 02/05/2017
 People's Choice Credit Union, 50 Flinders Street, Adelaide, SA 5000

 Economy
 Morning tea 10.00am to 11.30am

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Outbound investment: research release

NSW
May 02
CEDA's first research report for 2017 will examine Australia's outbound investment. Welcoming former Federal Minister for Trade, the Hon. Dr Craig Emerson, this event will explore the current state of play of Australia's outbound investment and the importance to the country's economic growth.

Speakers

The Hon. Dr Craig Emerson, former Federal Minister for Trade and Competitiveness
Jane Madden, Executive Director - Tourism, Investment, Education and Programs, Austrade
Andrew Parker, Partner - Asia Practice Leader, PwC

 Public event
 02/05/2017
 Sydney Business School, University of Wollongong, 1 Gateway Place, Circular Quay, Sydney, NSW

 Economy
 Lunch (12.00pm to 2.00pm)

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Behavioural insights and gender equality

VIC
May 02
CEDA welcomes international thought-leader and advisor on gender equality issues Dr Jeni Klugman and a panel of local industry to explore behavioural insights and the underlying drivers of gender equality.

Speakers

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

 Public event
 02/05/2017
 Grand Hyatt, 123 Collins Street, Melbourne, VIC

 Women in Leadership
 Lunch (12.00pm to 2.00pm)

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Energy sector update

SA
May 03
Join your fellow Trustees for this morning tea with new SACOME Chief Executive, Rebecca Knol.

Speakers

Rebecca Knol, CEO, SACOME

 Trustee only
 03/05/2017
 Fisher Jeffries Boardroom, 1/19 Gouger Street, Adelaide, SA 5000

 Energy/Resources/Mining
 morning tea 10.00am to 11.30am

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Outbound investment - research report

SA
May 03
CEDA's first research report for 2017 will examine Australia's outbound investment. The report will assess whether Australia has the right institutional setting to support an outbound focus for business, and discuss case studies of successful foreign investments by Australian businesses.

Speakers

Prof Alice Woodhead, Australian Centre for Sustainable Business and Development, University of Southern Queensland
Jamie Briggs, Director, PwC

 Public event
 03/05/2017
 PwC, Level 11/70 Franklin Street, Adelaide, SA 5000

 Economy
 Lunch (11.45am to 2.00pm)

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Delivering the welfare payments transformation program

ACT
May 03
CEDA NSW/ACT is delighted to welcome John Murphy, Deputy Secretary - Payments Reform, Department of Human Services to the 2017 Trustee program.

Speakers

John Murphy, Deputy Secretary - Payments Reform, Department of Human Services

 Trustee only
 03/05/2017
 TBC, Canberra, ACT

 Government/Regulation
 Lunch (12.00pm to 2.00pm)

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The new economy: how to innovate like a start-up

VIC
May 04
How can big organisations capture the start-up spirit of innovation? What works well in corporate innovation strategy, and what can be learnt from the most successful start-up businesses? CEDA welcomes one of Australia's leading thinkers on innovation for the next New Economy Breakfast.

Speakers

Phil Morle, Startup Scientist; Director, The HiveXChange; Co-Founder and Director, LawPath; Director, Spot Parking; Member, Telstra Industry Advisory Board
Kendra Banks, Marketing Director, SEEK

 Public event
 04/05/2017
 Crown Melbourne, 8 Whiteman Street, Melbourne, VIC

 Innovation/R&D
 Breakfast (7.15am to 9.00am)

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Outbound investment - the role for economic growth

WA
May 04
As developing economies increasingly generate global economic growth, the importance of Asian economies and Western Australia's connectedness to them has never been greater. Join us to explore CEDA's latest research report into how outbound investment facilitates access to these important markets.

Speakers

The Hon. Dr Craig Emerson, former Federal Minister for Trade
Andrew Parker, Partner Asia Practice, PwC
Ian Satchwell, Senior Fellow, Perth USAsia Centre
Diane Smith-Gander, Non-Executive Director, Wesfarmers; AGL

 Public event
 04/05/2017
 Riverview Room 4, Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre, WA

 Economy
 Lunch (11.45am for 12.00pm to 2.00pm)

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Transitioning regional economies: Productivity Commission

QLD
May 04
The Productivity Commission report Transitioning regional economies investigates the changing structure of regional economies and will long influence regional development policy, programs and investment.

Speakers

Paul Lindwall, Commissioner, Productivity Commission

 Public event
 04/05/2017
 Hilton Cairns, 34 Esplanade Road, Cairns, QLD

 Regional Development
 Lunch (12.00pm to 2.00pm)

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The environment and energy sustainability

QLD
May 05
Dr Gordon de Brouwer will provide a briefing on the Department of the Environment and Energy's strategic priorities and initiaitives.

Speakers

Dr Gordon de Brouwer PSM, Secretary, Department of the Environment and Energy

 Trustee only
 05/05/2017
 Oak Room, The Brisbane Club, 241 Adelaide Street, Brisbane, QLD

 Economy
 Lunch (12.00pm to 2.00pm)

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Outbound investment

QLD
May 08
Australian investment abroad provides exposure to international markets, integrates Australia in global value chains and raises the level of engagement of Australian businesses offshore.

Speakers

Ross Israel, Head of Global Infrastructure, QIC
Megan Mulia, Director of Research and Information, Asialink Business

 Public event
 08/05/2017
 Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre, South Bank, Brisbane, QLD

 Economy
 Lunch (12.00pm to 2.00pm)

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Future drivers and investment in corporate renewable energy

VIC
May 09
Join Ivor Frischknecht, Chief Executive, Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) to hear about the future drivers and investment in corporate renewable energy.

Speakers

Ivor Frischknecht, Chief Executive Officer, Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA)

 Trustee only
 09/05/2017
 TBC, Melbourne, VIC

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

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Autonomous vehicles - the road to economic growth?

WA
May 10
CEDA's event, Autonomous vehicles - the road to economic growth?, will present the vision for consumers, industry, and infrastructure, and identify the challenges and the enormous opportunities autonomous operations present for local and national businesses and the economy.

Speakers

Steve Beyer, A/ Managing Director, Policy Planning and Investment, Department of Transport
Kerryl Bradshaw, State Manager WA, Advisian
Professor Mike Regan, Chief Scientist -Human Factors, ARRB Group and Adjunct Professor, UNSW;
Patrick Walker, Executive General Manager, Advocacy and Members, RAC of WA

 Public event
 10/05/2017
 Grand Ballroom, Hyatt Regency Perth, 99 Adelaide Tce, WA

 Transport/Urban planning
 Lunch (11.45am for 12.00pm to 2.00pm)

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Meeting Australia's future healthcare needs

NSW
May 10
CEDA NSW/ACT is delighted to welcome Andrew Stuart, Deputy Secretary, Health Benefits, Federal Department of Health to the 2017 Trustee program.

Speakers

Andrew Stuart, Deputy Secretary, Health Benefits, Federal Department of Health

 Trustee only
 10/05/2017
 TBC, Sydney, NSW

 Health/Ageing
 Lunch (12.00pm to 2.00pm)

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Breakfast on the Run series: eroding trust and implications

NSW
May 11
Edelman CEO, Steve Spurr, will provide an important update to CEDA members on the 2017 Trust Barometer, and will discuss eroding trust and implications for government, business and NFPs.

Speakers

Steven Spurr, Chief Executive Officer, Edelman Australia

 Member only
 11/05/2017
 CEDA Boardroom, Level 14, 9 Hunter Street, Sydney, NSW

 Economy
 Breakfast (7.45am to 9.00am)

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CEDA leader series: Leader of the Opposition

SA
May 12
CEDA's Leader series welcomes the Hon. Steven Marshall MP to deliver his Liberal Leader of the Opposition address and discuss his vision for the state's future prosperity.

Speakers

The Hon. Steven Marshall, SA Liberal Leader
Miriam Silva, President, CEDA SA/NT State Advisory Council

 Public event
 12/05/2017
 Hilton Adelaide, SA 5000

 Economy
 Lunch (11.45am to 2.00pm)

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Women and Leadership Series Launch

SA
May 16
CEDA is pleased to welcome SA Police Commissioner, Grant Stevens. Following the Equal Opportunity Commission's review into the SA Police force last year, Commissioner Stevens will talk about changing the culture at SAPOL, the strategies that have been put into place and what the long term plans are.

Speakers

Grant Stevens, SA Police Commissioner
Dr Niki Vincent, SA Equal Opportunity Commissioner
Miriam Silva, President, CEDA SA/NT State Advisory Council

 Public event
 16/05/2017
 NOTE VENUE CHANGE TO **Adelaide Town Hall**, SA 5000

 Women In Leadership
 Lunch (11.45am to 2.00pm)

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The business of age

WA
May 16
A predicted 6.2 million Australians will be aged 65 and over by 2042. This ageing population has the potential to significantly impact the Australian economy.

Speakers

Jeremy Jacobs, Director, Health, Ageing and Human Services, KPMG Australia
Professor Susan Kurrle, Curran Professor in Health Care of Older People, Faculty of Medicine, University of Sydney
Jennifer Lawrence, Chief Executive Officer, Brightwater Care Group
Cameron Ziebell, National Head of Healthcare, Commonwealth Bank of Australia

 Public event
 16/05/2017
 Grand Ballroom, Hyatt Regency Perth, 99 Adelaide Tce, WA

 Health/Ageing
 Lunch (11.45am for 12.00pm to 2.00pm)

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The future for freight: enhancing network capacity

NSW
May 16
CEDA NSW's Transport Infrastructure Series welcomes NSW Minister for Roads, Maritime and Freight, the Hon. Melinda Pavey MP, to address government priorities to enhance freight network capacity and efficiencies.

Speakers

The Hon. Melinda Pavey MP, NSW Minister for Roads, Maritime and Freight
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 Public event
 16/05/2017
 Hyatt Regency Sydney, 161 Sussex Street, Sydney, NSW

 Transport/Urban planning
 Lunch (11.45am to 2.00pm)

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Transforming business

QLD
May 16
Adrian Loader will provide insight to identifying suitable opportunities and the application of capital, expertise and innovation to unlock and create wealth and transform business.

Speakers

Adrian Loader, Managing Director, Allegro Funds

 Trustee only
 16/05/2017
 Clayton Utz boardroom, Level 28, 71 Eagle Street, Brisbane, QLD

 Banking/Finance
 Lunch (12.00pm to 2.00pm)

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