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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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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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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, 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 Interests
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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Business development and marketing executives breakfast

NSW
Aug 15
CEDA NSW/ACT is delighted to welcome Ramak Salamat, Director of Sales Solultions, LinkedIn to the 2017 Business development and marketing breakfast.

Speakers

Ramak Salamat, Director of Sales Solutions, LinkedIn

 Member only
 15/08/2017
 Four Seasons Hotel, Sydney, NSW

 Marketing/PR/Media
 Breakfast (7.30am to 9.00am)

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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 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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State election update

SA
Aug 17
Join your fellow Trustees at this morning tea as Stephen Halliday, SA Director, Hawker Britton, discusses the important factors that will effect the outcome of the SA state election on the 17th March 2018.

Speakers

Stephen Halliday, SA Director, Hawker Britton
John Griffin, Managing Director, Barton Deakin

 Trustee only
 17/08/2017
 GHD Boardroom, Level 4, 211 Victoria Square, Adelaide, SA 5000

 Government/Regulation
 Morning tea (10.00am to 11.30am)

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WA's future freight network

WA
Aug 17
Join your fellow CEDA Trustees for a conversation with Freight and Logistics Council of Western Australia Chair, Nicole Lockwood.

Speakers

Nicole Lockwood, Chair, Freight and Logistics Council of Western Australia

 Trustee only
 17/08/2017
 Parmelia Hilton Hotel Boardroom, Perth, WA

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

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Victoria's renewable energy targets

VIC
Aug 17
Join Scott Hamilton, Executive Director, Renewable Energy, Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning to hear about Victoria's Renewal Energy Target and Government policies and initiatives to achieve these targets.

Speakers

Scott Hamilton, Executive Director, Renewable Energy, Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning

 Trustee only
 17/08/2017
 TBC, Melbourne, VIC

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

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Digital inclusion: creating opportunity in the digital age

TAS
Aug 21
Join CEDA for insights from the 2017 Australian Digital Inclusion Index and what it means for Tasmania's economic and social development.

Speakers

Professor Julian Thomas, Director Social Change Enabling Capability Platform, RMIT University
Tasmanian Minister for Health Information Technology and Innovation, the Hon. Michael Ferguson MP
Will Kestin, Chief Executive Officer, TasICT

 Public event
 21/08/2017
 Wrest Point, 410, Sandy Bay Road, Hobart, TAS

 Broadband/Digital Economy
 Breakfast (7.15am to 9.00am )

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CEO panel: future leadership

QLD
Aug 21
Chief executives of some of our nation's longest running companies discuss what leadership is required now for Australia's next half century.

Speakers

Debby Blakey, Chief Executive Officer, HESTA
Brian Hartzer, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Westpac Banking Corporation
Dean Mehmet, Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director, Hastings Deering

 Public event
 21/08/2017
 Hilton Brisbane, 190 Elizabeth Street, Brisbane, QLD

 Leadership/Management
 Lunch (12.00pm to 2.00pm)

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The licence that matters

NSW
Aug 22
CEDA NSW/ACT is delighted to welcome Alistair Nicholas, Executive Vice President - Director, Special Projects, Powell Tate to the 2017 Trustee program.

Speakers

Alistair Nicholas, Executive Vice President - Director, Special Projects, Powell Tate

 Trustee only
 22/08/2017
 UTS Business School, Ultimo, NSW

 International Affairs
 Lunch (12.00pm to 2.00pm)

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