Australia Adjusting: Optimising national prosperity

Australia Adjusting: Optimising national prosperity

Nov 19
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Professor Graeme Samuel AC, Professorial Fellow, Faculty of Business and Economics, Monash University
Phil Ruthven AM, Founder and Chairman, IBISworld
Professor Roy Green, Dean Faculty of Business, University of Technology Sydney

Event overview

Join CEDA for a research briefing about our major research report for 2013, Australia Adjusting: Optimising National Prosperity, which will present a reform agenda for an open and adaptive economy to enhance our economic flexibility, improve our capacity to innovate and maximise the potential of our human capital.

Australia has enjoyed 22 years of continuous growth but recently the country's levels of international competitiveness and productivity have waned. A new wave of major reform is now required to ensure we continue to grow and prosper.

  • How can Australia build a reform agenda that will enhance and strengthen our economy to optimise national prosperity?
  • Can Australia once again become a world leader in infrastructure planning, innovation and workforce development?

Join eminent Australian thought leaders for a discussion around three key areas for reform - infrastructure, innovation and skills - and lend your voice to this vital discussion.

Attendees will also receive a complimentary copy of Australia Adjusting: Optimising National Prosperity.

Meet the keynote speaker

Professor Graeme Samuel AC
Professorial Fellow, Faculty of Business and Economics, Monash University

Graeme Samuel was Chairman of the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission from 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".

Meet the panel

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 Roy Green
Dean Faculty of Business, University of Technology Sydney

Professor Green is widely published on innovation policy and management working with universities, business and government in Australia and overseas. Among a number of chairing and advisory roles, Roy led the Australian participation in a global study of management practice and productivity.

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