Australia Adjusting: optimising national prosperity

Australia Adjusting: optimising national prosperity

QLD
Nov 6

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

The national launch of CEDA's major research work for 2013 Australia Adjusting: Optimising national prosperity

Speakers

Pip Marlow, Managing Director, Microsoft
Professor Göran Roos, Chair, Advanced Manufacturing Council, Department for Manufacturing, Innovation, Trade, Resources and Energy
Phil Ruthven AM, Founder and Chairman, IBISworld
Professor Graeme Samuel AC, Former Chairman of the ACCC and Vice-Chancellor's Professorial Fellow, Faculty of Business and Economics, Monash University

Event overview

Australia has the potential to experience further decades of economic expansion. To remain competitive in a changing environment Australia needs to adjust to ensure a knowledgeable, productive workforce and strong, innovative industries.

CEDA's major research work for 2013 Australia Adjusting: Optimising national prosperity builds a case for undertaking broad reform that focuses on economic flexibility, incentivising innovation and optimising human capital.

This independent report brings together contributions and analysis from Australian heads of business, government and industry and respected academics.

Join report authors and senior leaders from various sectors and professions for the launch of CEDA's 2013 major research report Australia Adjusting: Optimising national prosperity

All attendees will receive a complimentary copy of this major research report.

Meet the speakers

Pip Marlow
Managing Director, Microsoft

Pip Marlow has been with Microsoft since 1995 and now as Managing Director is responsible for Microsoft's overall business in Australia - with customers from individual consumers, small-and-medium businesses, large enterprises and government agencies and 14,000 local partners and independent software vendors that sell or build on the Microsoft platform in Australia.

Professor Göran Roos
Chair, Advanced Manufacturing Council, Department for Manufacturing, Innovation, Trade, Resources and Energy

Göran Roos is a member of CSIRO's Manufacturing Sector Advisory Council and Chair of the Advanced Manufacturing Council. One of the founders of modern intellectual capital science, Göran is a recognised world expert in the field and a major contributor to thinking and practice in innovation management, strategy and industrial policy.

Phil Ruthven AM
Founder and Chairman, IBISworld

Phil Ruthven is a strategist and futurist on business, social and economic matters. A science graduate, with further studies in management and economics, he held executive positions in the food industry in research, production and marketing before establishing IBISWorld. IBISWorld provides business information, forecasting and strategic services in Australia, the United States, China, the United Kingdom and Canada.

Professor Graeme Samuel AC
Former Chairman of the ACCC and Vice-Chancellor's Professorial Fellow, Faculty of Business and Economics, Monash University

Graeme Samuel was Chairman of the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission 2003 to 2011. In 2010 he was appointed a Companion of the Order of Australia "for eminent service to public administration through contributions in the area of economic reform and competition law, and to the community through leadership roles with sporting and cultural organisations".

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