Economic and Political Overview

Economic and Political Overview

QLD
Feb 28

This event was a success and well received by the audience.

Speakers

The Hon. Joe Hockey MP, Federal Member for North Sydney and Shadow Treasurer
Warren Hogan, Chief Economist, ANZ
Malcolm Farr, National Political Editor, news.com.au
Dean Parham, Visiting Researcher, Productivity Commission
Dr Malcolm Roberts, Chairman, Queensland Competition Authority

 

 Public event
 28/02/2013
 Hilton Brisbane, 190 Elizabeth Street, Brisbane, QLD

 Economy
 Half- day forum (9.00am - 2.00pm)

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Event overview

Leading speakers will share their expertise and their insight on the big strategic issues, the market forecast, the workings of Canberra, the multi-factor productivity priority, our Asian regional relations and the policy reform agenda for the year ahead. The EPO morning session provides detailed presentations and panel discussion and is followed by keynote addresses at the EPO lunch.

For over 30 years, the annual CEDA Economic and PoliticalOverview has been Australia's premier briefing on the Australian economy and politics for the year ahead. The forum coincides with release of the 2013 EPO publication and provides senior executives with timely insights and information to inform forward planning and positioning.

Meet the speakers

Morning speakers

Malcolm Farr
National Political Editor, news.com.au

Mr Farr is one of the nation's most respected political journalists. Based in Canberra, he is chief political reporter for news.com.au and contributing writer to The Punch.  He has worked for The Daily Mirror, Brisbane Sun, The Daily Telegraph and The Australian.

Dean Parham
Visiting Researcher, Productivity Commission

Mr Parham is a research economist specialising in productivity analysis and economic performance. As Assistant Commissioner at the Productivity Commission he led the flagship program of research on Australia's productivity performance. Dean continues to investigate productivity and economic performance on projects with private, government and university agencies.

Dr Malcolm Roberts
Chairman, Queensland Competition Authority (QCA)

The QCA is an independent statutory authority which ensures government business activities compete fairly with the private sector. Prior to his appointment to the Authority in January 2013, Dr Roberts was Chief Executive of the Energy Networks Association. He has also held senior roles with the National Generators Forum, Australian National Retailers Association and the Housing Industry Association.

Lunch speakers

The Honourable Joe Hockey MP
Federal Member for North Sydney and Shadow Treasurer

Mr Hockey has served in the Australian Parliament as Minister for Financial Services and Regulation, Minister for Small Business and Tourism, Minister for Human Services and Minister for Employment and Workplace Relations. He has also served as Shadow Minister for Health and Ageing, Shadow Minister for Finance and was in 2009 appointed as Shadow Treasurer.

Warren Hogan
Chief Economist, ANZ

Mr Hogan is responsible for ANZ's Economics and Global Markets Research. With over 20 years of extensive financial markets experience, Warren's research focus is in global macroeconomics and monetary economics. 

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