Upcoming events

Copland Leadership Sundowner: the agile workplace

WA
Aug 27
CEDA WA invites Copland Leadership Program participants and alumni, together with CEDA members and guests, to the first sundowner for 2019.

Speakers

Debbie Mills, General Manager - Financial Wellbeing Tribe, Bankwest
Mark Payne, Executive Manager of Enterprise Agility, Bankwest

South Australia: The state of science

SA
Aug 28
CEDA welcomes Trustees to this boardroom morning tea with South Australia's new Chief Scientist, Professor Caroline McMillen, as she expands on the state's vision for research, science, technology and innovation.

Speakers

Prof. Caroline McMillen, Chief Scientist for South Australia

Making Australian payments thrive

NSW
Aug 28
CEDA NSW/ACT is delighted to welcome Australian Payments Network, Chief Executive Officer, Andy White to the 2019 Trustee program. 

Speakers

Andy White, Chief Executive Officer, Australian Payments Network

Global macro outlook

VIC
Aug 29
CEDA welcomes S&P Global Ratings Chief Economist, Paul Gruenwald to address Trustees.

Speakers

Paul Gruenwald, Chief Economist, S&P Global Ratings

WA's Asian engagement strategy launch

WA
Aug 30
Join CEDA for the launch of the first WA Asian Engagement Strategy with Minister for Asian Engagement, the Hon. Peter Tinley AM.

Speakers

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The evolution of customer service

NSW
Aug 30
CEDA welcomes the inaugural NSW Minister for Customer Service, the Hon. Victor Dominello, to outline priorities in his new portfolio and the NSW Government’s approach to customer centric service delivery.

Speakers

The Hon. Victor Dominello MP, New South Wales Minister for Customer Service

Justice and corrections in Victoria

VIC
Aug 30
CEDA welcomes the Victorian Minister for Crime Prevention, Corrections, Youth Justice and Victim Support, the Hon. Ben Carroll, to address trustees. 

Speakers

The Hon. Ben Carroll, Victorian Minister for Crime Prevention, Corrections, Youth Justice and Victim Support

Global growth dampened by ongoing US-China uncertainties

NSW
Aug 30
CEDA NSW/ACT is delighted to welcome S&P Global Ratings Chief Economist, Paul Gruenwald to the 2019 Trustee program. 

Speakers

Paul Gruenwald, Chief Economist, S&P Global Ratings

Getting HR right in your business

SA
Sep 3
CEDA welcomes Workskil Australia Chief Executive Officer, Nicole Dwyer, as she discusses the importance of good HR and how it affects all aspects of an organisation.

Speakers

Nicole Dwyer, Chief Executive Officer, Workskil Australia

2019 Vice-Chancellors' panel

WA
Sep 4
The annual CEDA WA Vice-Chancellors’ panel returns to examine drivers of our higher education sector and priorities to enhance graduate outcomes, research strengths, greater collaboration with industry and overall competitiveness.

Speakers

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Releasing research on temporary migration

SA
Sep 4
Join CEDA Senior Economist, Gabriela D’Souza, as she shares findings from our research report, Effects of temporary migration. Using the latest data and analysis we examine Australia’s temporary migration program, the opportunities it brings, how it can be improved and the impact on your organisation.
 
 

Speakers

Gabriela D'Souza, Senior Economist, CEDA

Priorities for sustainable higher education policy outcomes

NSW
Sep 5
CEDA NSW/ACT is delighted to welcome Group of Eight Chief Executive, Vicki Thomson to the 2019 Trustee program. 

Speakers

Vicki Thomson, Chief Executive, The Group of Eight

Global trade: the Australian perspective

WA
Sep 5
CEDA welcomes Austrade Chief Executive Officer, Dr Stephanie Fahey to share her insights with CEDA Trustees on Asian trade and Australia’s place in the world.

Speakers

Dr Stephanie Fahey, Chief Executive Officer, Austrade

Opportunities in the future energy market

NSW
Sep 6
Take part in Australia’s energy evolution and join leaders from AEMO, AGL, CEFC, and the International Microgrid Association, as they discuss what the energy market of the future looks like.

Speakers

Audrey Zibelman, Managing Director and CEO, Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO)
Ian Learmonth, Chief Executive Officer, Clean Energy Finance Corporation
Terry Mohn, Chair, International Microgrid Association
Elizabeth Molyneux, General Manager - Energy Markets Regulation, AGL

Business development and marketing breakfast 2019

NSW
Sep 10
CEDA NSW/ACT welcomes business development and marketing and communications representatives to this annual breakfast event. 

Speakers

Nicole Sheffield, Executive General Manager Community and Consumer, Australia Post

From government funding to philanthropy

SA
Sep 10
Join your fellow Trustees at this afternoon tea to hear the University of South Australia Head of School of Management and Professor of Arts and Cultural Leadership, Professor Ruth Rentschler OAM, discuss the intricacies of funding through philanthropy in Australia.

Speakers

Professor Ruth Rentschler OAM, Head, School of Management; Professor Arts & Cultural Leadership, University of South Australia

Meeting Australia's future aged care demand

NSW
Sep 11
CEDA NSW/ACT is delighted to welcome Aged and Community Services Australia Chief Executive Officer, Pat Sparrow, to the 2019 Trustee program. 

Speakers

Pat Sparrow, Chief Executive Officer, Aged and Community Services Australia

Vice-Chancellors' panel

NSW
Sep 12
The annual CEDA Vice-Chancellors' panel returns to examine drivers of the Australian higher education sector and priority areas to enhance graduate outcomes, research strengths, and international competitiveness. 

Speakers

Prof. Attila Brungs, Vice-Chancellor and President, University of Technology Sydney
Prof. Greg Craven AO, Vice-Chancellor and President, Australian Catholic University
Prof. S Bruce Dowton, Vice-Chancellor and President, Macquarie University
Prof. Brigid Heywood, Vice-Chancellor and CEO, University of New England

Everyone matters: Enabling identity for everyone

WA
Sep 12
In today’s digital world, high consumer expectations of privacy, security and convenience drive the need for high quality solutions that deliver an exceptional customer experience.

Speakers

Regis Bauchiere, General Manager, Identity Products & Services, Australia Post

Australia's Ambassadors to Chile and Colombia

SA
Sep 12
Join your fellow CEDA Trustees as DFAT Ambassadors, Mr Robert Fergusson (Chile) and Ms Sophie Davies (Colombia), update us with the latest diplomatic activities and opportunities between Australia and Latin America.

Speakers

Sophie Davies, Ambassador to Colombia, Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT)
Robert Fergusson, Ambassador to Chile, Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT)

Delivering energy solutions

VIC
Sep 13
CEDA welcomes Adani Mining Chief Executive Officer, Lucas Dow to address Trustees.

Speakers

Lucas Dow, Chief Executive Officer, Adani Mining Australia

Leading major projects - insights from Oxford Saïd

WA
Sep 17
CEDA welcomes University of Oxford Saïd Business School Client Director, Matthew Conisbee to share with CEDA Trustees his insights from the Major Projects Leadership Academy.

Speakers

Matthew Conisbee, Client Director, Saïd Business School, Oxford University

NT economic outlook

QLD
Sep 18
The Northern Territory’s Department of the Chief Minister oversees and coordinates major government strategies. CEO Jodi Ryan will provide an overview of the NT economy and key economic enablers and business activities that are driving future growth opportunities.

Speakers

Jodie Ryan, CEO, Department of the Chief Minister, Northern Territory Government

Challenges and opportunities for the world trading system

NSW
Sep 18
CEDA NSW/ACT is delighted to welcome World Trade Organization, Deputy Director-General, Ambassador Alan Wolff to the 2019 Trustee program. 

Speakers

Ambassador Alan Wolff, Deputy Director-General, World Trade Organization

State of the Nation 2019

ACT
Sep 19
CEDA’s annual national conference – State of the Nation – brings together decision makers and leaders from government, business, industry and community organisations for an intensive day-and-a-half of in-depth discussion on policy issues impacting Australia’s future prosperity. 

Speakers

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Digital health: a human imperative

WA
Sep 19
CEDA welcomes Australian Digital Health Agency Chief Executive Officer, Tim Kelsey, to share his insights on the rapidly progressing area of digital health.

Speakers

Tim Kelsey, Chief Executive Officer, Australian Digital Health Agency

Migration reform

SA
Sep 23
Join your fellow Trustees to hear Migration Solutions Managing Director, Mark Glazbrook as he reviews the current migration settings and outcomes and explains why they do not benefit or support South Australia and other regional or low population growth jurisdictions.

Speakers

Mark Glazbrook, Managing Director, Migration Solutions

Priorities for boards to restore community trust

NSW
Sep 24
CEDA NSW/ACT is delighted to welcome Australian Institute of Company Directors Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director, Angus Armour to the 2019 Trustee program.

Speakers

Angus Armour, Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director , Australian Institute of Company Directors

International competitiveness: economic driver for WA

WA
Sep 25
CEDA brings together leaders across agriculture, resources and education to examine WA’s competitiveness on the global stage.

Speakers

Jimmy Wilson, Chief Executive Officer, CBH Group
Bronwyn Barnes, Chair, Legend Media Group
Rod Jones, Chairman, StudyPerth
Phil Thick, General Manager, Tianqi Lithium Australia

Water security and sustainability

NSW
Sep 25
CEDA brings together senior stakeholders from the water sector to examine security and sustainability amid prolonged drought, ageing infrastructure, and enhanced consumer expectations. 

Speakers

Dr Jim Bentley, Chief Executive Officer - Water, NSW Department of Planning, Industry, and Environment (Policy)
Sally Armstrong, Head of Customer Direction and Experience, Sydney Water
Kevin Werksman, Global Water Markets Leader, Aurecon

Company Pulse

QLD
Sep 26
CEDA’s inaugural Company Pulse report seeks to better understand community expectations of business; and the challenges facing business leaders as they seek to sustain business performance and respond to changing community expectations.

Speakers

Melinda Cilento, Chief Executive, CEDA
Andrew Stevens, Chair, Innovation and Science Australia

Newcastle and Hunter Region Economic Development Forum

NSW
Sep 26
CEDA’s Newcastle and Hunter Economic Development Forum 2019 examines key issues that drive sustainability, economic and social development in the region. 

Speakers

Craig Carmody, Chief Executive Officer, Port of Newcastle
Peter Colacino, Executive Director, Policy and Research, Infrastructure Australia
Dr Stephen Judd, Chief Executive Officer, HammondCare
Stephen Walters, Chief Economist, NSW Treasury

NSW Copland Program 2019

NSW
Oct 1
Be inspired, be mentored and build your network as part of CEDA’s Copland Leadership Program designed to prepare you for the next step in your career.

Speakers

Dr Melinda Muth, Copland Leadership Program Facilitator
The Hon. Verity Firth, Executive Director, Social Justice, University of Technology Sydney
Julie Hunter, Managing Director, Health Education and Government, Commonwealth Bank of Australia
Paul McClintock AO, National Chairman, CEDA

Health review

SA
Oct 1
CEDA welcomes South Australian Minister for Health and Wellbeing, the Hon. Stephen Wade back to the CEDA lectern, to detail firsthand the current focus of the Marshall Government on health and wellbeing.

Speakers

The Hon. Stephen Wade MLC, Minister for Health and Wellbeing

Reasons business excellence works

SA
Oct 3
CEDA welcomes Trustees to this morning tea to hear Minda Chief Executive Officer, Dr Clare Allen, as she explains the best ways to safeguard your organisation against rapid change and positioning for long-term success.

Speakers

Dr Clare Allen, Chief Executive Officer, Minda

Rebuilding public trust in our institutions

VIC
Oct 3
Join CEDA CEO Melinda Cilento and business leaders as we unpack results from our inaugural Company Pulse 2019 survey exploring community expectations of business and challenges facing business leaders.
 

Speakers

Melinda Cilento, Chief Executive, CEDA
Alison Kitchen, National Chairman, KPMG
Rachel Nicolson, Partner, Allens
Ken Smith, Chief Executive Office and Dean, Australia and New Zealand School of Government

CEDA's Company Pulse

SA
Oct 3
CEDA’s inaugural Company Pulse report seeks to better understand community expectations of business; and the challenges facing business leaders as they seek to sustain business performance and respond to changing community expectations.

Speakers

Jarrod Ball, Chief Economist, CEDA

Leading, following and being a better ally in the workplace

SA
Oct 8
CEDA welcomes SAHMRI's Chief Science Storyteller, Dr Hannah Brown, as she talks about the opportunities to develop strong workplaces in a busy world.

Speakers

Dr Hannah Brown, Chief Science Storyteller, SAHMRI

Safeguarding the Australian media with Rod Sims, ACCC

WA
Oct 9
Leading the global investigation into social media giants that have disrupted and controlled the Australian media landscape, CEDA WA welcomes ACCC Chairman Rod Sims.

Speakers

Rod Sims, Chairman, Australian Competition and Consumer Commission

Reimagining freight in Australia

NSW
Oct 9
CEDA NSW/ACT is delighted to welcome Australian Rail Track Corporation, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, John Fullerton to the 2019 Trustee program. 

Speakers

John Fullerton, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Australian Rail Track Corporation

Competition and economic regulation

QLD
Oct 9

Professor Flavio Menezes will brief CEDA Trustees on the Queensland Competition Authority’s current projects and forward work to enable fair access to vital infrastructure and essential services, price efficiency and growth in the Queensland economy.

Speakers

Professor Flavio Menezes, Chair, Queensland Competition Authority

National Member CEO dinner

VIC
Oct 9
CEDA's Chairman, Paul McClintock AO and Chief Executive, Melinda Cilento, invite the CEO/MDs of our national member organisations to join them for an informal dinner discussion on CEDA's forward agenda.

Speakers


Unlocking human value in the future of work

VIC
Oct 10
Join CEDA in a discussion on the human opportunity that is at the centre of automation and how skills and social intelligence will remain essential to economic development, productivity and living standards.

Speakers

David Rumbens, Partner, Deloitte Access Economics
Dr Sean Gallagher, Director, Centre for the New Workforce, Swinburne University of Technology
Natalie James, Partner, Deloitte

Opportunities for the Australian space industry

NSW
Oct 10
CEDA NSW/ACT is delighted to welcome Australian Space Agency Head, Dr Megan Clark AC to the 2019 Trustee program. 

Speakers

Dr Megan Clark AC, Head, Australian Space Agency

National Member CEO dinner

NSW
Oct 10
CEDA's Chairman, Paul McClintock AO and Chief Executive, Melinda Cilento, invite the CEO/MDs of our national member organisations to join them for an informal dinner discussion on CEDA's forward agenda.

Speakers


The neighbourhood forum

QLD
Oct 11
Join a senior CEDA audience and expert speakers from Australia and the Indo-Pacific region for the second annual neighbourhood forum to hear how we can best engage with the region and re-cast key foreign, economic and development issues from a local perspective.

Speakers

Penny Burtt, Group Chief Executive Officer, Asialink
Professor Caitlin Byrne, Director, Griffith Asia Institute
Rowan Callick OBE, Journalist and Industry Fellow, Griffith Asia Institute
Richard Maude, Deputy Secretary, Indo-Pacific Group, Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade

Rethinking age in the workplace

NSW
Oct 18
Join CEDA for this discussion examining age in the workplace, characteristics and expectations of modern work, and how attributes of baby boomers, millennials, and Gen Z can benefit your organisation. 

Speakers

Yasmin King, Chief Executive Officer, SkillsIQ
Frank Ribuot, Chief Executive Officer ANZ, South East Asia, India, Randstad

Future of Australia's resources sector - Minister Canavan

QLD
Oct 28
CEDA welcomes Federal Minister for Resources and Northern Australia Senator the Hon. Matt Canavan to present a keynote address on his outlook for the future of Australia’s resources sector and what it means for Northern Australia. 

Speakers

Senator the Hon. Matt Canavan, Federal Minister for Resources and Northern Australia

Queensland State of the State address 2019 in Brisbane

QLD
Oct 30
CEDA welcomes Premier of Queensland, the Hon. Annastacia Palaszczuk, to deliver the 2019 State of the State address and her analysis of the State’s performance and prospects.

Speakers

The Hon. Annastacia Palaszczuk MP, Premier of Queensland and Minister for Trade

Integrating digital health services

QLD
Oct 31
Tim Kelsey will provide the latest update on the implementation of Australia’s National Digital Health Strategy and the vision for digital health.

Speakers

Tim Kelsey, Chief Executive Officer, Australian Digital Health Agency

Public Interest Technology Forum

SA
Oct 31
Connecting the best of tech, government and business in the public interest.

Speakers

Laura Manley, Director, Technology and Public Purpose Project, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard Kennedy School
Elizabeth Kelly, Deputy Secretary, Federal Department of Industry, Innovation and Science
Dr Simon Longstaff AO, Executive Director, The Ethics Centre
Rachael Neumann, Chair, StartupAus

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)

Future of Work: workforces in transition

WA
Nov 12
The final event in CEDA WA’s Future of Work series welcomes Rio Tinto Iron Ore Chief Executive, Chris Salisbury and Bunnings Managing Director, Michael Schneider as they examine approaches to talent acquisition and retention for the future agile, digital, mobile and automation-driven workforce.

Speakers

Chris Salisbury, Chief Executive - Iron Ore, Rio Tinto
Michael Schneider, Managing Director, Bunnings

Women in Leadership: economics of diversity

WA
Nov 14
CEDA welcomes key leaders to engage in the critical discussion of improving equality and gender diversity in WA and the metrics that support positive economic growth.

Speakers

Professor Cobie Rudd, Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Strategic Partnerships), Edith Cowan University
Athalie Williams, Chief People Officer, BHP

Kate Jenkins - National Sex Discrimination Commissioner

VIC
Nov 18
Join CEDA and Australian Human Rights Commission Sex Discrimination Commissioner, Kate Jenkins in a discussion on the world-first National Inquiry into sexual harassment in the workplace.

Speakers

Kate Jenkins, Sex Discrimination Commissioner, Australian Human Rights Commission

Annual dinner address by Treasurer Josh Frydenberg

NSW
Nov 19
CEDA is delighted to welcome Federal Treasurer, the Hon. Josh Frydenberg, to its lectern for the 2019 Annual Dinner Address.

Speakers

The Hon. Josh Frydenberg, Federal Treasurer

North-East Link: Connecting and moving Melbourne faster

VIC
Nov 21
CEDA welcomes North-East Link Chief Executive Officer, Duncan Elliott to discuss the progress of one of Victoria’s biggest ever road infrastructure projects.

Speakers

Duncan Elliot, Chief Executive Officer, North East Link Authority (NELA)

WA State of the State 2019

WA
Dec 4
CEDA welcomes Premier of Western Australia, the Hon. Mark McGowan to keynote the 2019 WA State of the State event, together with senior WA Ministers who will detail the Government’s plans for leading the State’s economy.

Speakers

The Hon. Mark McGowan, WA Premier; Minister for Public Sector Management; State Development; Jobs and Trade; and Federal-State Relations

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