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Improving services sector productivity

QLD
Jun 23
The vast majority of Australian workers are engaged in the services sector. A sector which is rapidly growing, generates the largest component of national wealth and where exports are increasing.

Speakers

Dr Andreas Chai, Senior Lecturer, Griffith Business School, Griffith University
Rohan Mead, Group Managing Director, Australian Unity
Phil Ruthven AM, Founder and Director, IBISWorld

 Public event
 23/06/2017
 Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre, South Bank, Brisbane, QLD

 Productivity
 Lunch (12.00pm to 2.00pm)

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Organisational risk in an era of cyber threats

NSW
Jun 23
The NSW 2017 Innovation and Disruption Series returns to examine the economics of cyber security and organisational risk in an age of constant cyber threats

Speakers

Alistair MacGibbon, Special Advisor to Prime Minister on Cyber Security, Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet

 Public event
 23/06/2017
 Shangri-La Hotel, 176 Cumberland Street, Sydney, NSW

 Innovation/R&D
 Lunch 12.00pm to 2.00pm

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CEDA Energy Series: Finkel review and the future market

SA
Jun 26
At the final event in the CEDA SA Energy series, an in-depth analysis will be provided on the Independent Review into the Future Security of the National Electricity Market report, due for release soon.

Speakers

Tony Wood, Energy Program Director, Grattan Institute
Sam Maresh, Senior Director, Government Affairs & Policy, GE
Mark Twidell, Director, Energy Tesla

 Public event
 26/06/2017
 Hilton Adelaide, 233 Victoria Square, ADELAIDE, SA 5000

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

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Urban regeneration: Learning from experiences in the UK

VIC
Jun 26
Join Anthony Danaher Chief Executive, Capitals Investment Organisation Department of International Trade (UK) and Geoff Ward, General Manager, Fishermans Bend Taskforce to discuss large-scale urban regeneration schemes, drawing on the experiences in the UK and making connections to projects and potential projects in Australia.

Speakers

Anthony Danaher, Chief Executive, Capitals Investment Organisation, Department of International Trade (UK)
Geoff Ward, General Manager Firshermans Bend Taskforce

 Trustee only
 26/06/2017
 TBA, Melbourne, VIC 3000

 Transport/Urban planning
 Lunch (12.00pm to 2.00pm)

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What does Brexit mean for us?

SA
Jun 27
Join your fellow Trustees as Remo Moretta, Assistant Secretary - Europe Trade and Brexit at DFAT discusses the reasons for the referendum: why it turned out the way it did; what the legal and negotiating processes will be between the EU and UK; how long it will take; and explore the challenges and opportunites for Australia.

Speakers

Remo Moretta, Assistant Secretary - Europe Trade and Brexit, Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT)

 Trustee only
 27/06/2017
 Level 3, the Braggs Building, The University of Adelaide, Adelaide, SA 5000

 Government/Regulation
 Morning tea 10.00am to 11.30am

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Education: the economic imperative

VIC
Jun 27
How can the education and training services sector underpin Australia's economic growth, and what is needed into the future? Join leading thinkers on the transformation of education services in a dynamic service-based economy.

Speakers

Professor Margaret Gardner AO, Vice-Chancellor, Monash University
Associate Professor Ian Marshman, Honorary Principal Fellow, Melbourne Centre for the Study of Higher Education
Helen Zimmerman, Chief Corporate Affairs Officer, Navitas
Professor Stephen Parker AO, National Education Sector Leader, KPMG

 Public event
 27/06/2017
 Sofitel on Collins, 25 Collins Street, Melbourne, VIC

 Education/Skills
 Lunch (12.00pm to 2.00pm)

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Infrastructure procurement and public-private partnerships

VIC
Jun 28
Join Daniel Mulino, Parliamentary Secretary for Treasury and Finance to hear about new requirements for public-private partnerships (PPPs) under the Partnerships Victoria policy in the delivery of public infrastructure services and projects.

Speakers

Daniel Mulino, Parliamentary Secretary for Treasury and Finance

 Trustee only
 28/06/2017
 McConnell Dowell Group Boardroom, Melbourne, VIC

 Infrastructure
 Lunch (12.00pm to 2.00pm)

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Competitive regions

QLD
Jun 28
Regions and cities increasingly compete globally for investment, talent and opportunities to further growth. Understanding the effect competition and global mega trends reshaping our economy will have on South East Queensland is critical to informing both long term planning and decisions now.

Speakers

The Mayors of South East Queensland

 Public event
 28/06/2017
 Brisbane City Hall, King George Square, Brisbane, QLD

 Economy
 Lunch (12.00pm to 2.00pm)

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Meeting Australia's future healthcare needs

NSW
Jun 28
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
 28/06/2017
 TBC, Sydney, NSW

 Health/Ageing
 Lunch (12.00pm to 2.00pm)

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Healthcare innovation

VIC
Jun 29
Join healthcare leaders as we look at the opportunities for business system innovation, efficiency and improved patient outcomes.

Speakers

Rohan Mead, Group Managing Director, Australian Unity
Michael Walsh, Chief Executive Officer, Cabrini Health
Kim Peake, Secretary, Victorian Department of Health and Human Services

 Public event
 29/06/2017
 Crown Melbourne, 8 Whiteman Street, Southbank, VIC

 Health/Ageing
 Lunch (12.00pm to 2.00pm)

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Securing a reliable and responsive energy market

NSW
Jun 29
CEDA welcomes NSW Minister for Resources, Energy and Utilities, the Hon. Don Harwin MLC and AEMO Chief Executive Officer Audrey Zibelman, to address CEDA members and guests on the role of a responsible and reliable energy mix in securing NSW's energy future.

Speakers

The Hon. Don Harwin MLC, NSW Minister for Resources, NSW Minister for Energy and Utilities
David Swift, Executive General Manager, Corporate Development, Australian Energy Market Operator

 Public event
 29/06/2017
 Hilton Hotel, 488 George Street, Sydney, NSW

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

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Energy storage innovation

VIC
Jul 03
Join Elisabeth Brinton, Executive General Manager, New Energy from AGL and Mike Erskin, Executive Advisor from GHD to discuss the findings of a GHD study commissioned by AGL on energy storage innovation.

Speakers

Mike Erskine, Executive Advisor, GHD

 Trustee only
 03/07/2017
 TBA, Melbourne CBD, VIC

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

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Delivering the welfare payments transformation program

ACT
Jul 05
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
 05/07/2017
 Novotel, Canberra, ACT

 Government/Regulation
 Lunch (12.00pm to 2.00pm)

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Women in Leadership: strengthening women's economic security

ACT
Jul 06
CEDA returns to Canberra for it's annual Women in Leadership discussion to examine women's economic security and gender inequality in the workforce and in retirement.

Speakers

Ian Yates AM, Chief Executive, Council of the Ageing Australia (COTA)
Libby Lyons, Director, Workplace Gender Equality Agency
Sawsan Howard, General Manager, AustralianSuper

 Public event
 06/07/2017
 National Press Club, 16 National Circuit, Barton, Canberrs, ACT

 Women in Leadership
 Lunch 11.45am to 2.00pm

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Intelligent infrastructure and Industry 4.0

WA
Jul 10
CEDA's discussions on the global innovation disruption affecting almost every industry across the world continues with this event as we focus on global 'smart' initiatives, emerging technologies, strategic urban planning and designs, policies and the investment needed to develop best practice intelligent infrastructure in Western Australia.

Speakers

Jeff Connolly, CEO, Siemens
Lisa Dykes, State Manager - Business Development, ESRI Australia
Pascal Felix, Intelligent Infrastructure Executive, WSP

 Public event
 10/07/2017
 Hyatt Regency, 99 Adelaide Terrace, Perth, WA

 Infrastructure
 Lunch (11.45am to 2.00pm)

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Energy market outlook

VIC
Jul 11
What are the future scenarios for electricity and gas markets? Join new AEMO Chief Executive Audrey Zibelman for insights into supply, demand and new opportunities in Australia's energy market.

Speakers

Audrey Zibelman, Chief Executive Officer, Australian Energy Market Operator
Nino Ficca, Managing Director, AusNet Services

 Public event
 11/07/2017
 Grand Hyatt, Melbourne, 123, Collins Street, Melbourne, VIC

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

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Building long-term community success in future cities

NSW
Jul 12
CEDA NSW/ACT is delighted to welcome Gary White, Chief Planner, NSW Department of Planning and Environment to the 2017 Trustee program.

Speakers

Gary White, Chief planner, NSW Department of Planning and Environment

 Trustee only
 12/07/2017
 Maddocks, Sydney, NSW

 Transport/Urban planning
 Lunch (12.00pm to 2.00pm)

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Australia's innovation catalyst

QLD
Jul 12
As lead of CSIRO's Innovation and Entrepreneurial Program Dr Elizabeth Eastland will speak on CSIRO's national and global market analysis of innovation and investable ventures.

Speakers

Dr Elizabeth Eastland, General Manager, Strategy, Market Vision and Innovation, CSIRO

 Trustee only
 12/07/2017
 AECOM boardroom, Level 8, 540 Wickham Street, Fortitude Valley, QLD

 Innovation/R&D
 Lunch (12.00pm to 2.00pm)

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2017 Queensland Economic Development Forum

QLD
Jul 13
CEDA's annual Queensland Economic Development Forum presents leading ideas for whole of state growth, focusing on the development of regional Queensland and strong policy for the future.

Speakers

Peter Crone, Chief Economist, Coles Group
Peter Lock, Chief Executive Officer, Heritage Bank
The Hon. Jackie Trad MP, Deputy Premier, Minister for Transport and Minister for Infrastructure and Planning
Laurie Walker, Chief Executive Officer, Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility (NAIF)

 Public event
 13/07/2017
 Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre, South Bank, Brisbane, QLD

 Economy
 Half Day (10.00am to 2.00pm)

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The future of freight

VIC
Jul 17
CEDA welcomes industry leaders to discuss emerging issues and opportunities in Australia's transport, freight and logistics sector

Speakers

John Fullerton, Chief Executive Officer, Australian Rail Track Corporation
Dr Don Gunasekera, Research Fellow, Centre for Supply Chain and Logistics, Deakin University
Maurice James, Managing Director, Qube

 Public event
 17/07/2017
 Softiel on Collins, 25 Collins Street, Melbourne, VIC

 Transport/Urban Planning
 Lunch (12.00pm to 2.00pm)

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