Upcoming events

Design and the future economy

Oct 18
Join CEDA as we hear from key leaders discussing the role that design can play in stimulating the economy.


Dr Brandon Gien, CEO, Good Design Australia
Rosina Di Maria, Principal, Woods Bagot
Christian Reynolds, Director, Fusion Capital
Professor Joanne Cys, Pro Vice Chancellor: Division of Education, Arts and Social Science, University of South Australia

Bridging the skills gap: Delivering SA's future workforce

Oct 24
Join your fellow Trustees at this morning tea as the Training Advocate, Renee Hindmarsh details the approach of her office to the training requirements of the future in South Australia.


Renee Hindmarsh, Training Advocate, Office of the Training Advocate

SA Copland Leadership Program 2019

Oct 30
The Copland Leadership Program is CEDA's professional development program for emerging leaders across the corporate, government, academic and community sectors.


Anton Andreacchio, Founder, Convergen/JumpgateVR/Double Bishop
Darryl Cotter, General Manager, OTR
Adut Zita Deng Ngor, Chief Executive, Women's Legal Service (SA)
Miriam Holme, Director, Fab Tax Accountants

Celebrate 100 years of innovation with Andy Thomas AO

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.


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

Women and leadership series

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.


Professor Rae Cooper AO, Co-Director of the Women, Work and Leadership Group, University of Sydney Business School

2019 State of SA

Nov 19
CEDA’s annual State of SA brings together key leaders to shine a light on the current growth opportunities and disruptions South Australia faces.


Andrew Cole, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, OZ Minerals
Christine Holgate, Group Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director, Australia Post
Kate Croser, Chief Executive Officer, South Australian Film Corporation
Martin Haese, Chief Executive Officer, Business SA

Australia's race for space

Nov 22
CEDA welcomes inaugural Australian Space Agency (ASA) Chief Executive, Dr Megan Clark AC, to deliver a keynote address as part of CEDA’s future of work series.


Dr Megan Clark AC, Head, Australian Space Agency
Mike Kalms, Partner in Charge, Operations Advisory, KPMG
The Hon. Vickie Chapman MP, Attorney-General of South Australia

New approaches to Entrenched Disadvantage

Nov 25
CEDA’s latest research will explore how Australia can make inroads to break the cycle of entrenched disadvantage.


Jarrod Ball, Chief Economist, CEDA
Ross Womersley, Chief Executive Officer, SACOSS

Women and leadership series: end of year lunch

Dec 10
Join CEDA as we celebrate the end of the working year. Jane Caro, Catherine Fox and Maggie Beer will reflect on the year that was, sharing their insights on the highs, lows and everything in-between.


Maggie Beer, South Australian food icon
Jane Caro, Author and Social Commentator
Catherine Fox, Author and journalist