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VET: securing skills for growth research release

NSW
Aug 30
Vocational Education and Training is a crucial component of Australia's education system and plays a vital role in securing the future skill needs of an agile, innovative, and diversified economy.

Speakers

The Hon. John Barilaro MP, New South Wales Minister for Regional Development, Minister for Skills, and Minister for Small Business

 Public event
 30/08/2016
 Four Seasons Hotel, 199 George Street, Sydney, NSW

 Education/Skills
 Lunch (11.45am to 2.00pm)

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Outlook for the global economy

NSW
Aug 31
CEDA is pleased to welcome New York based economist, Dr Paul Sheard, to address CEDA members and guests on the state of the global economy, its major risks and policy challenges.

Speakers

Dr Paul Sheard, Chief Global Economist and Head of Global Economics. Standard & Poor's Ratings Services
Lyn Cobley, Chief Executive Officer, Westpac Institutional Bank

 Public event
 31/08/2016
 Westpac, 275 Kent Street, Sydney, NSW

 Economy
 Lunch (12.00pm to 2.00pm)

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Future priorities for public transport

VIC
Aug 31
Nicolas Gindt will share Yarra Trams' insights into global trends and innovation in public transport as well as future priorities for Yarra Trams and its role in Melbourne's public transport system.

Speakers

Nicolas Gindt, CEO, Yarra Trams

 Trustee only
 31/08/2016
 Cardno Boardroom, VIC

 Transport/Urban Planning
 Lunch (12:00pm to 2:00pm)

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Securing skills for WA's growth

WA
Sep 01
As Western Australia's economy continues to readjust, the State's workforce is undergoing a similar period of transition, leading many to question what WA's future skills requirements will be.

Speakers

Hon. Liza Harvey MLA, Deputy Premier; Minister for Training and Workforce Development; Minister for Police; Road Safety; Women's Interest
John Langoulant AO, State President, CEDA WA
Emeritus Professor Margaret Seares, Chair, Independent Review of the Vocational Education and Training Sector in Western Australia

 Public event
 01/09/2016
 Golden Ballroom, Pan Pacific Perth, 207 Adelaide Terrace, WA

 Education/Skills
 Breakfast (7.15am for 7.25am to 9.00am)

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VET - Securing Skills for Growth

SA
Sep 01
CEDA is delighted to welcome key leaders to discuss the role of Vocational Education and Training (VET) in meeting the skills required for Australia's growth

Speakers

Rod Maddock, Monash University, Adjunct Professor in Economics, Victora University, Vice Chancellors Fellow
Linda Simon, Charles Sturt University, National Convenor, WAVE
Dr Craig Fowler, Managing Director, NCVER

 Public event
 01/09/2016
 Adelaide Festival Centre, King William Road, Adelaide, SA 5000

 Education/Skills
 Lunch (11.45am to 2.00pm)

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Global Economic Outlook with Dr Paul Sheard, Canberra

ACT
Sep 01
CEDA is pleased to welcome New York-based economist Dr Paul Sheard who, in his exclusive address to CEDA members and guests, will bring a truly international view on the global economy.

Speakers

Paul Sheard, Executive Vice President and Chief Economist; S&P Global
Brendan Rynne, Partner and Chief Economist, KPMG

 Public event
 01/09/2016
 Crawford School of Public Policy, JG Crawford Building, 132 Lennox Crossing, Canberra, ACT

 Economy
 Lunch (12.00pm to 2.00pm)

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Mapping the journey to a CO2 free future

SA
Sep 02
CEDA invites Trustees to a special event: Sustainable Energy- Mapping the journey to a low carbon future.

Speakers

Hon Jay Weatherill MP, Premier of SA, Dr Roland Busch, Member of the Managing Board of Siemens AG, Professor Colin Stirling, Vice Chancellor and President, Flinders University

 Member only
 02/09/2016
 Flinders Tonsley Building T1, Tonsley, Adelaide, SA

 Climate policy
 10.15am to 12.00pm followed by lunch till 12.30pm

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Global economic update: Paul Sheard, S&P Global

VIC
Sep 02
CEDA is pleased to welcome New York-based economist Dr Paul Sheard to discuss his in-depth analysis of the global economy and its impact on Australia's prospects for growth in the medium to long term.

Speakers

Paul Sheard, Chief Global Economist, S&P Global

 Trustee only
 02/09/2016
 TBC, Melbourne, VIC

 Economy
 Lunch (12:00pm to 2:00pm)

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The disruptors: digital productivity gains

QLD
Sep 05
For insights into the impacts of disruption and the next phase of change CEDA presents the disruptors.

Speakers

Peter Harris AO, Chairman, Productivity Commission

 Member only
 05/09/2016
 UQ Business School Executive Education, Level 19, Central Plaza One, 345 Queen Street, Brisbane, QLD

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

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NAIF: Unlocking the potential

WA
Sep 06
Join your fellow Trustees at an exclusive CEDA Trustee boardroom briefing, featuring Sharon Warburton, Chairman at Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility (NAIF).

Speakers

Sharon Warburton, Chairman, Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility (NAIF)

 Trustee only
 06/09/2016
 Private Boardroom, Perth, WA

 Infrastructure
 Lunch (12.00pm to 2.00pm)

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Newcastle and Hunter Region Economic Development Forum

NSW
Sep 06
In 2016, CEDA celebrates the 10th Anniversary of the Newcastle and Hunter Region Economic Development Forum by examining the core issues that continue to shape a regional economy in transition.

Speakers

The Hon. Rob Stokes MP, NSW Minister for Planning
Lance Hockridge, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Aurizon
See event detail page for full program and list of speakers

 Public event
 06/09/2016
 Fort Scratchley Historic Site Function Centre, Nobbys Road, Newcastle East, NSW

 Regional Development
 Dinner - 6 September 2016 (6.30pm to 9.00pm) & Full-day forum - 7 September 2016 (8.30am to 2.30pm)

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Energy and resources: the new energy mix

QLD
Sep 07
Locally and globally new technologies, new markets, new risks and new investments are changing the energy mix.

Speakers

Dr Malcolm Roberts, Chief Executive, APPEA
Andy Vesey, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, AGL Energy

 Public event
 07/09/2016
 Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre, South Bank, Brisbane, QLD

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

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Innovation in oil and gas

WA
Sep 08
CEDA welcomes four respected industry leaders to share their insights on how Western Australia can be at the forefront of future innovations and development in the global oil and gas market.

Speakers

Mary Hackett, Regional Director, Australia, GE Oil & Gas
Sean Salter, Vice President, Technology, Woodside
Mark Stickells, Director, Energy and Minerals Institute, The University of Western Australia
Miranda Taylor, Chief Executive Officer, National Energy Resources Australia

 Public event
 08/09/2016
 Grand Ballroom, Hyatt Regency Perth, 99 Adelaide Tce, WA

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

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Retail economic forecasting indicators

QLD
Sep 08
Peter Crone will provide insight to retail figures for forecasting and as a decision-making tool for businesses and governments.

Speakers

Peter Crone, Chief Economist, Coles

 Trustee only
 08/09/2016
 Ferrier Hodgson Boardroom, Level 7, 145 Eagle Street, BRISBANE, QLD

 Economy
 Lunch (12.00pm to 2.00pm)

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Cities and infrastructure: Future Melbourne 2026

VIC
Sep 09
CEDA welcomes Lord Mayor of Melbourne Robert Doyle to discuss the long-term vision and strategic plan for the city, and the opportunities to drive investment, innovation, liveability and resilience.

Speakers

The Right Honourable Robert Doyle, Lord Mayor of Melbourne
The Hon. Angus Taylor MP. Federal Assistant Minister for Cities

 Public event
 09/09/2016
 Park Hyatt Melbourne, 1 Parliament Square, Melbourne, VIC

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

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Aboriginal champions panel

WA
Sep 13
CEDA is honoured to convene a panel of accomplished, influential and distinguished Aboriginal champions who are passionately working towards empowering their people through education, employment and advocacy to lift the social and economic circumstances of Aboriginal people throughout Australia.

Speakers

Gordon Cole, Managing Director, G Cole Consulting
Michael Hayden, Managing Director, Maarli Services Deputy Chairman, South West Aboriginal Land and Sea Council
Professor Colleen Hayward AM, Head of Kurongkurl Katitjin, Centre for Indigenous Education and Research, Edith Cowan University
Dr Sue Gordon AM, Patron and President, The Graham (Polly) Farmer Foundation

 Public event
 13/09/2016
 Grand River Ballroom, Pan Pacific Perth, 207 Adelaide Tce, WA

 Indigenous affairs
 Breakfast (7.00am to 9.00am)

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Digital Bytes: Public sector innovation

NSW
Sep 13
The final session in CEDA's NSW Digital Bytes series for 2016 will examine the impact and trends of digital disruption on government and how they interact with citizens.

Speakers

Martin Hoffman, Secretary, NSW Department of Finance, Services and Innovation
Catherine Thompson, Head of Digital Marketplace, Federal Digital Transformation Office

 Public event
 13/09/2016
 Amora Hotel Jamison Sydney, 11 Jamison Street, Sydney, NSW

 Broadband/Digital Economy
 Lunch (11.45am to 2.00pm)

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Women in Leadership Trustee luncheon

NSW
Sep 14
CEDA NSW/ACT is delighted to welcome Karen Borg, Chief Executive Officer, Jobs for NSW to the 2016 Trustee program.

Speakers

Karen Borg, Chief Executive Officer, Jobs for NSW

 Trustee only
 14/09/2016
 EY boardroom, Sydney, NSW

 Women in Leadership
 Lunch (12.00pm to 2.00pm)

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Property and housing trends

QLD
Sep 19
Dr Andrew Wilson will discuss emerging trends and factors that will influence future housing policy and sector reform.

Speakers

Dr Andrew Wilson, Chief Economist, Domain Group

 Trustee only
 19/09/2016
 Colin Biggers & Paisley Boardroom, Level 35, 1 Eagle Street, Brisbane, QLD

 Property/Housing
 Lunch ( 12.00pm to 2.00pm)

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Future skills: the education and training pipeline

QLD
Sep 21
Vocational and education training is a critical component of Australia's education system and will play an important role in skilling Australia's future workforce.

Speakers

Dr Alexandra Heath, Head of Economic Analysis Department, Reserve Bank of Australia
Kathleen Newcombe, Chief Executive Officer, Sarina Russo Group of Companies
Jodi Schmidt, Chief Executive Officer, TAFE Queensland

 Public event
 21/09/2016
 Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre, South Bank, Brisbane, QLD

 Workforce/IR/HR
 Lunch (12.00pm to 2.00pm)

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