Upcoming events

2020 Trustee welcome back

NSW
Jan 30
CEDA is delighted to invite Trustees to join us for this complimentary sundowner event to launch our 2020 event program, in what will be CEDA's 60th year. 

Speakers

Peter Achterstraat AM, Commissioner for Productivity, NSW Treasury

Human value in the future of work

NSW
Jan 31
CEDA returns to Parramatta to discuss human value in the future of work and examine the skills mix for the industries set to underpin Western Sydney's future growth. 

Speakers

Scott Johnston, Acting NSW Public Service Commissioner, NSW Public Service Commission

Maintaining Australia's world-class higher education sector

NSW
Feb 5
CEDA is delighted to welcome University of Wollongong, Vice-Chancellor, Professor Paul Wellings CBE to the 2020 Trustee program. 

Speakers

Prof. Paul Wellings CBE, Vice-Chancellor, University of Wollongong

2020 Economic and Political Overview in Sydney

NSW
Feb 12
Join former Prime Minister of Australia, the Hon. Kevin Rudd AC and a panel of senior economic and political analysts for the launch of CEDA’s annual Economic and Political Overview (EPO) to explore the issues that will impact business, government and policymakers in 2020.

Speakers

The Hon. Kevin Rudd AC, Former Prime Minister of Australia
David Thodey AO, Chair, NSW-Federal Financial Relations Review
Tanya Smith, Principal, Nous
Michael Blythe, Chief Economist and Managing Director, Commonwealth Bank of Australia

Priorities for the Aged Care sector to enhance quality

NSW
Feb 19
CEDA is delighted to welcome Leading Age Services Australia, Chief Executive Officer, Sean Rooney, to the 2020 Trustee program. 

Speakers

Sean Rooney, Chief Executive Officer, Leading Age Services Australia

Accelerating research and development

NSW
Feb 20
CEDA launches the 2020 Innovation and Disruption series by examining drivers of R&D in our economy and its role in our innovation ecosystem.

Speakers

The Hon. Gabrielle Upton MP, NSW Parliamentary Secretary to the Premier
Professor Hugh Durrant-Whyte, NSW Chief Scientist and Engineer
David Gonski, Chair, NSW Accelerating R&D Advisory Group

ACCC's Enforcement and Compliance Policy Update 2020

NSW
Feb 25
CEDA welcomes ACCC Chair, Rod Sims, to address CEDA members and guests outlining the enforcement and compliance priorities for the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission in 2020.

Speakers

Rod Sims, Chairman, Australian Competition and Consumer Commission

Capability and skills for modern defence challenges

NSW
Mar 4
CEDA is delighted to welcome Department of Defence, Capability Acquisition and Sustainment Group, Deputy Secretary, Tony Fraser to the 2020 Trustee program.

Speakers

Tony Fraser, Deputy Secretary, Department of Defence, Capability Acquisition and Sustainment Group

The economic and social cost of chronic disease

NSW
Mar 10
CEDA is delighted to welcome NSW Ministry of Health Deputy Secretary, Population and Public Health, and Chief Health Officer, Dr Kerry Chant PSM to the 2020 Trustee program. 

Speakers

Dr Kerry Chant PSM, Chief Health Officer; Deputy Secretary Population and Public Health, NSW Health

Leading social enterprise: Innovation achieving impact

NSW
Mar 10
CEDA launches the Copland Sundowner series to profile leading Australia social entrepreneurs to outline how new thinking to entrenched challenges is leading to sustainable, innovative and impactful change to our society’s greatest challenges.

Speakers

Nic Marchesi and Lucas Patchett, Co-Founders, OrangeSky Australia

Sydney 2050: Planning reform for growth

NSW
Mar 19
NSW Minister for Planning and Public Spaces, the Hon. Rob Stokes MP headlines CEDA’s Sydney 2050 event to examine planning reform to unlock the next wave of growth in greater Sydney.

Speakers

The Hon. Rob Stokes MP, NSW Minister for Planning and Public Spaces

Industry development through the Aerotropolis

NSW
Mar 31
CEDA welcomes Western City and Aerotropolis Authority Chief Executive, Sam Sangster, and industry leaders to profile industry opportunities in Sydney’s Western City.

Speakers

Sam Sangster, Chief Executive Officer, Western City and Aerotropolis Authority

Pre-budget address and Australia's economic outlook

NSW
Apr 1
CEDA is delighted to welcome Westpac, Chief Economist, Bill Evans to the 2020 Trustee program.  

Speakers

Bill Evans, Chief Economist, Westpac

The potential of hydrogen

NSW
Apr 3
CEDA welcomes Darren Miller, Chief Executive of Australian Renewable Energy Agency to examine the potential of hydrogen and industry opportunities for Australia to become a leading global hydrogen player.

Speakers

Darren Miller, Chief Executive Officer, Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA)

Freight priorities for a growing Australia

NSW
Apr 8
CEDA is delighted to welcome Pacific National, Chief Executive Officer, Dean Dalla Valle to the 2020 Trustee program. 

Speakers

Dean Dalla Valle, Chief Executive Officer, Pacific National

Providing a sustainability framework

NSW
Apr 22
CEDA is delighted to welcome international speaker Keryn James, Group Chief Executive, ERM to the 2020 Trustee program. 

Speakers

Keryn James, Group Chief Executive, ERM