Upcoming events

2019 Trustee welcome back

QLD
Jan 31
CEDA Queensland State Advisory Council and CEDA State Director and Company Secretary Kyl Murphy, invite CEDA Trustees to the 2019 Trustee welcome back.

Speakers

Melinda Cilento, Chief Executive, CEDA

2019 Queensland program launch

QLD
Feb 6
Join CEDA and your network of senior external affairs, communications, marketing and business development professionals for afternoon refreshments and the launch of our 2019 program. This is an invitation only event.

 

Speakers


Workforce and workplace trends

QLD
Feb 7
Secure employment is the most important work-related concern of the community, CEDA research recently showed. Kerri Hartland will discuss the Australian Department of Jobs and Small Business’s response to workforce and workplace trends with programs to grow business, grow employment opportunity and promote safe, fair, productive work.
 

Speakers

Kerri Hartland, Secretary, Department of Jobs and Small Business

Globally competitive industries

QLD
Feb 13
They are working across northern Australia, in space, in international markets, in labs and in traditional industries around the country. Dr Heather Smith PSM will provide a timely briefing on the Department of Industry, Innovation and Science's work to grow high-productivity, globally competitive industries.

Speakers

Dr Heather Smith PSM, Secretary, Department of Industry, Innovation and Science

2019 Economic and Political Overview in Brisbane

QLD
Feb 14
The national launch of CEDA’s 2019 Economic and Political Overview in Brisbane provides expert analysis and forecasts for the year ahead.

Speakers

Michael Blythe, Chief Economist and Managing Director, Economics, Commonwealth Bank of Australia
Professor Simon Jackman, Chief Executive Officer, United States Studies Centre
Sara James, Emmy Award winning journalist and author
Peter Van Onselen, Journalist and Professor of Politics and Policy, Griffith Business School

The business value and cost of loyalty

QLD
Feb 26
Amidst much current talk of trust, Choice CEO Alan Kirkland discusses recent research into loyalty – the value loyalty brings to business, the cost of taking it for granted, and what a loss of trust will mean for customer, citizen and business loyalty.  

Speakers

Alan Kirkland, Chief Executive Officer, CHOICE

2019 Economic and Political Overview in Townsville

QLD
Mar 1
CEDA presents this premier national event in Townsville in 2019.  CEDA’s Economic and Political Overview (EPO) provides big picture political analysis, trusted economic forecasts and advice for the year ahead.

Speakers

Belinda Allen, Senior Economist, Commonwealth Bank of Australia
Sara James, Emmy Award winning journalist and author

Economic access, advantage and housing

QLD
Mar 5
CEDA research reports investigating inequality and entrenched disadvantage point to the critical role affordable housing plays in economic opportunity. National Congress Co-Chair Jackie Huggins, will speak to the positive impact policy reform can have for Australia and for Indigenous Australians.  
 

Speakers

Jackie Huggins AM, Co-Chair, National Congress of Australia’s First Peoples

Improving health outcomes

QLD
Mar 13
Queensland Health’s total budget is $18.3 billion. Director-General Michael Walsh will discuss the work ahead to improve access to quality and safe healthcare for all Queenslanders.
 

Speakers

Michael Walsh, Director-General, Queensland Health

Artificial intelligence and ethics

QLD
Mar 20
Economics is pushing the rapid development of artificial intelligence (AI). At this event we explore how future AI will impact individuals, businesses, our society and ask how ethical will the application of new technology be?

Speakers

David Thodey AO, Chairman, CSIRO

Building cities: social and economic impact

QLD
Apr 4
Brisbane City Council is the largest local government in Australia. Colin Jensen will discuss the central role of local government in building economic and social value in a city and a region.

Speakers

Colin Jensen, Chief Executive Officer, Brisbane City Council

Water

QLD
May 3
The next phase of water reform is critical. Hear directly from policy makers and leading thinkers on best practices and the new ideas for rapidly growing urban centres. 

Speakers

Daryl Quinlivan, Secretary, Department of Agriculture and Water Resources
Professor Tony Wong, Chief Executive Officer, Cooperative Research Centre for Water Sensitive Cities

Economic success for industry and regions

QLD
May 10
Mountains of carefully analysed data are revealing new opportunities for industry and regions. Federal Department of Industry, Innovation and Science Chief Economist, Mark Cully, will detail the major findings of the Departments annual studies.  
 

Speakers

Mark Cully, Chief Economist, Federal Department of Industry, Innovation and Science

Mental health impacts: workplace and workforce

QLD
May 23
The National Mental Health Commission research investigates Australia’s mental health and suicide prevention systems. Commissioner and Chair Lucinda Brogden will discuss their findings and the implications for workplaces, workforces.  

Speakers

Lucinda Brogden, Chair and Commissioner, National Mental Health Commission