Upcoming events

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.


Christine Holgate, Group Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director, Australia Post
Andrew Cole, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, OZ Minerals
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
Julia Mitchell, Senior Spacecraft Systems Engineer, Sitael Australia

New approaches to tackling 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
Helen Connolly, Commissioner for Children and Young People
Shona Reid, Executive Director, Reconciliation SA
Ross Womersley, Chief Executive Officer, SACOSS

SA's role in securing Australia's energy future

Nov 29
CEDA welcomes back SA Minister for Energy and Mining, the Hon. Dan van Holst Pellekaan MP, less than a week after the Minister joins his state and federal counterparts in Perth at the COAG energy council meeting.


The Hon. Dan van Holst Pellekaan MP, SA Minister for Energy and Mining
Michael Bielinski, General Manager, Gas and Power, Siemens
Mark Vincent, General Manager Network Management, SA Power Networks
Catherine Way, Country Manager Australia, DP Energy

Defence industries: jobs and skills of the future

Dec 5
As the national centre of naval shipbuilding and current and future submarines, South Australia has developed a world-class defence industry base and highly skilled workforce, with expertise across all defence activities, from systems engineering and integration to large scale fabrication.


John Davis, Chief Executive Officer, Naval Group
Jacqui McGill, Chair, TAFE SA
The Hon. David Pisoni MP, Minister for Innovation and Skills
Brad Yelland, Chief Technology Officer, BAE Systems

Women and leadership series: end of year lunch

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


Maggie Beer AM, South Australian food icon
Jane Caro AM, Author and social commentator
Catherine Fox, Author and journalist
Melinda Cilento, Chief Executive, CEDA