Past events

Trust and brand in a disruptive age

NSW
Nov 12
CEDA welcomes Edelman President and Global Chief Operating Officer, Matthew Harrington to reflect on trust and brand in a disruptive age 

Speakers

Matthew Harrington, President and Global Chief Operating Officer, Edelman

Australia's defence capability and infrastructure

QLD
Nov 8
We operate in a region experiencing shifts in power and influence. How Australia navigates those challenges right now is influencing our economic success and prosperity. 

Speakers

Steve Grzeskowiak, Deputy Secretary Estate and Infrastructure, Federal Department of Defence
Alison McKechnie, Regional Manager Physical Infrastructure, Cardno International Development
Professor Andrew O'Neil, Dean (Research) and Professor of Political Science, Griffith Business School

The future of Fremantle in a time of change

WA
Nov 8
Fremantle, one of WA’s oldest centres, is facing a period of major change that will define its future for decades ahead.  CEDA is delighted to welcome City of Fremantle Mayor, Brad Pettitt, to speak on what the future holds for the port city and where opportunity lies.

Speakers

Dr Brad Pettitt, Mayor, City of Fremantle

Women and the future of work

SA
Nov 8
CEDA welcomes University of Sydney Business School, Co-Director of the Women, Work and Leadership Group Professor Rae Cooper, to share new evidence and insights on the social and economic changes and challenges, relating to women at work.

Speakers

Professor Rae Cooper AO, Co-Director of the Women, Work and Leadership Group, University of Sydney Business School
Victoria MacKirdy, Chief Executive Officer, City of Victor Harbour, Chiefs for Gender Equity
Matthew Salisbury, Regional Director SA/NT, WSP, Chiefs for Gender Equity
Ian Stone, Group Managing Director, RAA, Chiefs for Gender Equity

Landscapes through the lens

WA
Nov 6
Join photographic artist Brad Rimmer and Wesfarmers Curator, Helen Carroll for a conversation about the impact of art and his own journey, including an opportunity to view host Wesfarmers extensive art collection.

Speakers

Brad Rimmer, Photographic Artist

Climate change and the economy

NSW
Nov 6
CEDA NSW/ACT is delighted to welcome Reserve Bank of Australia, Deputy Governor, Dr Guy Debelle to the 2019 Trustee program. 

Speakers

Dr Guy Debelle, Deputy Governor, Reserve Bank of Australia

The importance of trust in the changing insurance landscape

NSW
Nov 4
CEDA NSW/ACT is delighted to welcome QBE Chief Executive Officer, Asia Pacific, Vivek Bhatia to the 2019 Trustree program. 

Speakers

Vivek Bhatia, Chief Executive Officer, Asia Pacific, QBE

Women in Leadership: Ita Buttrose AC OBE

QLD
Nov 4
CEDA welcomes ABC Chair, Ita Buttrose AC OBE for an important keynote address on trust in Australia’s institutions, how media influences public policy and its role in shaping a more equitable society.
 

Speakers

Ita Buttrose AC OBE, Chair, Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC)
Professor Carolyn Evans, Vice Chancellor and President, Griffith University

Developing technology for public good

NSW
Nov 1
CEDA welcomes international speaker Laura Manley for this complimentary, invite-only forum, in partnership with the University of Technology Sydney, to examine issues relating to public interest technology for public good.  

Speakers

Laura Manley, Director, Technology and Public Purpose Project, Harvard Kennedy School Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs
Marcus Bartley Johns, Asia Regional Director, Government Affairs & Public Policy, Microsoft
Dr Ian Oppermann, Chief Data Scientist, NSW Department of Customer Service
Prof. Glenn Wightwick, Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Innovation and Enterprise, UTS

Celebrate 100 years of innovation with Andy Thomas AO

SA
Nov 1
CEDA welcomes Epic Flight Centenary Patron and Astronaut, Andy Thomas AO to reflect on the first flight across the world 100 years ago and to look ahead at what might drive future innovations.

Speakers

Andy Thomas AO, Former NASA Astronaut
Lainie Anderson, Journalist and Author of 'Long Flight Home'
Sarah Gun, Founder, GOGO events
Professor Anton Middelberg, Executive Dean, Faculty of Engineering Computer & Math Sciences, The University of Adelaide

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