Past events


Mar 4
Leadership, crisis and media


NSW - United States and the Asia Pacific

Feb 27
Address by Judith R. Fergin, Consul General, US Consulate General to Sydney Hosted by Andrew Reilly, Partner, Baker & McKenzie


VIC - Rufus Black: The New Power Brokers

Feb 26
The McKinsey Global Institute has published a far reaching and compelling document on the new power brokers in the global economy. This report is the product of a six month research project and builds on previous work on private equity practice and global banking practice. McKinsey will address CEDA at a breakfast on the reports’ findings.In the uncertain times ahead it’s findings will be important for corporate leaders and strategists. It provides new data and evidence on the size, investment strategies and the future direction of Petrodollar investors, Asian Central Banks, Hedge Funds and Private Equity. McKinsey will address CEDA at a breakfast on the reports’ findings.These new power brokers will shape global capital markets in the years to come and will have a significant impact on the Australian economy. Rufus Black a global partner at McKinsey will address CEDA at a breakfast on the reports’ findings.


VIC - Water Series Part 2 - Addressing Buybacks and Over-All

Feb 22
In 2008 CEDA continues to advance critical discussion around water policy through our Water Series. This four-part luncheon series will stimulate debate and facilitate knowledge exchange towards the development of prudent public policy to secure sustainable water for a wealthy economy and a healthy environment. In this second installment in the 2008 Water Series, Ken Matthews AO and Professor Mike Young will take on the issue of addressing over-allocation of water entitlements, discussing the challenges of buybacks and continued extraction of water. With water strain creating critical pressure points in the nation’s food bowl and beyond, our approach to the management of water allocations will have far reaching consequences for the national economy. CEDA is proud to convene this public forum to drive forward the very crucial debates which must underpin policy formation moving ahead.


SA - CEDA / Adelaide Airport Economic and Political Overview

Feb 21
CEDA's annual Economic and Political Overview (EPO) previews the Australian economy and politics for the year ahead. In conjunction with the launch of CEDA's EPO Research Report, the EPO provides senior executives with insights and information on the environment in which they will be operating in during 2008. In 2008, this flagship event will be of particular importance and significance as a new federal government takes up the nation’s political reigns for the first time in over a decade.ÊCEDA’s half-day gathering commences with an economic overview, presented by a panel of leading economists who will deliver incisive perspectives on the national economy, as well as on global economic conditions and their impact on Australia.Addresses by eminent political commentators follow.ÊKeynote Luncheon addresses will be delivered by the Hon Kevin Foley MP, Deputy Premier and Treasurer and Alan Oster, Group Chief Economist with NAB.


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