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Energy sector competitiveness

QLD
Feb 28
Miranda Taylor will discuss the Energy Sector Competitiveness Plan and prioritieis as the sector adapts to change and disruption both locally and globally.

Speakers

Miranda Taylor, Chief Executive Officer, National Energy Resources Agency

 Trustee only
 28/02/2017
 Herbert Smith Freehills boardroom, Level 31, 480 Queen Street, Brisbane, QLD

 Energy/Resources/Mining
 Lunch 12.00pm to 2.00pm

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Women in Leadership: Professor Marcia Langton AM

QLD
Mar 02
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

Professor Marcia Langton AM, Founding Chair, Australian Indigenous Studies and Director, Indigenous Construction Resource Group

 Public event
 02/03/2017
 Brisbane City Hall, King George Square, Brisbane, QLD

 Women in Leadership
 Lunch (12.00pm to 2.00pm)

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NSW Economic and Political Overview

NSW
Mar 03
CEDA welcomes former Prime Minister of Australia, the Hon. John Howard OM AC and NSW Treasury Secretary, Rob Whitfield to address members and guests at CEDA's annual Economic and Political Overview.

Speakers

The Hon. John Howard OM AC, Former Prime Minister of Australia
Rob Whitfield, Secretary, NSW Treasury
Additonal speakers to be announced

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

 Economy
 Half-day forum (10.00am to 2.00pm)

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Advanced manufacturing

QLD
Mar 03
Andrew Stevens will provide an update on the Advanced Manufacturing Growth Centre's initiatives to unlock new commercial opportunities and drive innovation for this sector.

Speakers

Andrew Stevens, Chair, Australian Manufacturing Growth Centre

 Trustee only
 03/03/2017
 NOJA Power boardroom, 16 Archimedes Place, MURRARIE, QLD

 Economy
 Lunch (12.00pm to 2.00pm)

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Meeting the challenges of a transitioning energy sector

NSW
Mar 07
CEDA welcomes Origin Energy Managing Director and CEO, Frank Calabria, to open the 2017 NSW Energy Series.

Speakers

Frank Calabria, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Origin Energy

 Public event
 07/03/2017
 Shangri-La Hotel, 176 Cumberland Street, Sydney, NSW

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

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The opportunity for Australian manufacturing

VIC
Mar 07
High-tech, value-add manufacturing is entering a new phase of exciting growth. Join the AMGC Chair Andrew Stevens and other leaders at the cutting-edge of Australian manufacturing to learn more about the opportunities, policies and strategic priorities for the sector over the next decade.

Speakers

Andrew Stevens, Chairman, Advanced Manufacturing Growth Centre
Maureen Dougherty, President, Boeing Australia, New Zealand & South Pacific
Jeff Malone, General Manager, Australia, SRXGlobal
Prof. Bronwyn Fox, Director, Manufacturing Futures Research Institute, Swinburne University

 Public event
 07/03/2017
 Sofitel on Collins, 25 Collins Street, Melbourne, VIC

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

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International student graduates can help grow your business

SA
Mar 07
Join your fellow Trustees as Karyn Kent, Chief Executive of StudyAdelaide, outlines how international students can influence the bottom line of SA businesses, with the help of StudyAdelaide's new Employer Program.

Speakers

Karyn Kent, Chief Executive, StudyAdelaide

 Trustee only
 07/03/2017
 ANZ Boardroom, Level 21, 11 Waymouth Street, Adelaide, SA 5000

 Education/Skills
 Afternoon tea 2.30pm to 4.00pm

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Achieving 2020: be bold for change

WA
Mar 08
Join your fellow Trustees at an exclusive CEDA Trustee boardroom briefing, featuring Tania Cecconi, Executive Director, CEOs for Gender Equity.

Speakers

Tania Cecconi, Executive Director, CEOs for Gender Equity

 Trustee only
 08/03/2017
 Private Boardroom, Perth, WA

 Leadership/Management
 Lunch (12.00pm to 2.00pm)

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Delivering a Fairer Super System for All Australians

NSW
Mar 08
CEDA NSW/ACT is delighted to welcome Debby Blakey, Chief Executive Officer, HESTA to the 2017 Trustee program.

Speakers

Debby Blakey, Chief Executive Officer, HESTA

 Trustee only
 08/03/2017
 Deloitte, George St, Sydney, NSW

 Tax/Superannuation
 Lunch (12.00pm to 2.00pm)

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Digital health initiatives

QLD
Mar 08
Jim Birch AM will discuss how the Australian Digital Health Agency will meet the Commonwealth's digital health initiatives.

Speakers

Jim Birch AM, Chair, Australian Digital Health Agency

 Trustee only
 08/03/2017
 TechnologyOne Boardroom, Level 11, 540 Wickham Street, Fortitude Valley, QLD

 Health/Ageing
 Lunch 12.00pm to 2.00pm

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Gender diversity and inclusion targets: CEOs leading the way

WA
Mar 09
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

Edgar Basto, Asset President, BHP Billiton Iron Ore
Patrick Hill, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Asia Pacific - Buildings and Infrastructure, Jacobs
Lara Poloni, Chief Executive Officer, AECOM

 Public event
 09/03/2017
 State Reception Centre, Fraser's Kings Park, 60 Fraser Avenue, WA

 Women in Leadership
 Lunch (11.45am for 12.00pm to 2.00pm)

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Information technology and the new globalisation

SA
Mar 09
CEDA, together with the EU Centre for Global Affairs at the University of Adelaide, welcomes international thought leader Professor Richard Baldwin to facilitate a discussion around information technology driving globalisation. Globalisation presents rich and developing nations alike with unprecedented policy challenges in their efforts to maintain reliable growth and social cohesion.

Speakers

Richard Baldwin, Professor of International Economics, Graduate Institute of Economics and Development Studies, Geneva
Jane Drake-Brockman, Director, EU Centre for Global Affairs, the University of Adelaide (chair)

 Public event
 09/03/2017
 The Science Exchange, 55 Exchange Place, Adelaide, SA 5000

 Innovation/R&D
 Lunch (11.45am to 2.00pm)

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Smart cities: productivity and liveability

QLD
Mar 10
Cities across the world continues to urbanise at an increasing rate. As centres of economic growth the productivity of Australian cities is critical to our future prosperity.

Speakers

Catherine Caruana-McManus, Director, Giant Ideas and Chair, Internet of Things Alliance Australia, Smart Cities and Industries
The Hon. Michael de Brenni MP, Minister for Housing and Public Works

The Hon. Angus Taylor MP, Federal Assistant Minister for Cities and Digital Transformation

 Public event
 10/03/2017
 Hotel Grand Chancellor, 23 Leichhardt Street, Brisbane, QLD

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

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Breakfast on the Run: Cost of mental health to the workplace

NSW
Mar 14
CEDA's NSW Breakast on the Run returns in 2017, with beyondblue Chief Executive Officer, Georgie Harman, discussing the cost of mental health within the workplace.

Speakers

Georgie Harman, Chief Executive Officer, beyondblue

 Member only
 14/03/2017
 PwC, One International Towers, Watermans Quay, Barangaroo, Sydney, NSW

 Health/Ageing
 Breakfast (7.45am to 9.00am)

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The disruptors: fintech and fast changing leadership

QLD
Mar 14
CEDA's The disruptors introduces leaders in their fields responding to change, growing business, delivering new technology and transforming the work around them.

Speakers

Sarv Girn, Chief Information Officer, Reserve Bank of Australia

 Member only
 14/03/2017
 EY, 111 Eagle Street, Brisbane, QLD

 Broadband/Digital economy
 Lunch (12.00pm to 2.00pm)

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The Advanced Manufacturing Growth Centre's Plan

WA
Mar 14
Join your fellow Trustees at an exclusive CEDA Trustee boardroom briefing, featuring Jens Goennemann, Managing Director of the Advanced Manufacturing Growth Centre.

Speakers

Jens Goennemann, Managing Director, Advanced Manufacturing Growth Centre

 Trustee only
 14/03/2017
 Private Boardroom, Perth, WA

 Infrastructure
 Lunch (12.00pm to 2.00pm)

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The Energy Storage Revolution

NSW
Mar 15
CEDA NSW/ACT is delighted to welcome Ivor Frischknect, Chief Executive Officer, Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) to the 2017 Trustee program.

Speakers

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

 Trustee only
 15/03/2017
 TBC, Sydney, NSW

 Climate policy
 Lunch (12.00pm to 2.00pm)

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Social and affordable housing: Where to from here?

VIC
Mar 16
CEDA welcomes Housing Minister Martin Foley to discuss the Victorian Government's social and affordable housing strategies, and new approaches to address this rising issue for Australia's economic and social development.

Speakers

The Hon. Martin Foley MP, Victorian Minister for Housing, Disability and Ageing

 Public event
 16/03/2017
 Sofitel on Collins, 25 Collins Street, Melbourne, VIC

 Property/Housing
 Lunch (12.00pm to 2.00pm)

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Economic update

SA
Mar 17
Join your fellow Trustees at this morning tea as David Reynolds, Chief Executive of the Department of Treasury and Finance, gives his latest projections and assessments of the SA economy.

Speakers

David Reynolds, Chief Executive, Department of Treasury and Finance

 Trustee only
 17/03/2017
 KPMG Boardroom, 151 Pirie Street, Adelaide, SA 5000

 Economy
 Morning tea 10.30am to 12.00pm

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Cyber security and the economy

VIC
Mar 17
How can Australia capitalise on the $100 billion global cyber security market? Find out more about the emerging opportunities and threats for business and government.

Speakers

Rob Sloan, Cybersecurity Research Director, Wall Street Journal/Dow Jones
John Stanton, Chief Executive Officer, Communications Alliance
Dr Sara Smyth, Associate Professor, La Trobe University
Craig Davies, Chief Executive Officer, Australian Cyber Security Growth Network

 Public event
 17/03/2017
 Sofitel on Collins, 25 Collins Street, Melbourne, VIC

 Broadband/Digital Economy
 Lunch (12.00pm to 2.00pm)

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