Upcoming events

Space economy: the future for WA

Mar 26
CEDA is pleased to welcome key space industry leaders including Australian Space Agency Head, Dr Megan Clark AC and NASA Technical Monitor for Habitation Lead, Larry Toups as we review the space sector opportunities available for WA.


Dr Megan Clark AC, Head, Australian Space Agency
Larry Toups, Lead Technical Monitor for Habitation, Exploration Mission Planning Office, Johnson Space Centre, NASA
The Hon. Dave Kelly, Minister for Water; Fisheries; Forestry; Innovation and ICT; Science
Katarina Miljkovic, ARC DECRA Fellow, Curtin University

Growing our U.S partnership: priorities and opportunities

Mar 29
CEDA is delighted to welcome to Perth the long-awaited and recently appointed Ambassador to Australia for the United States of America, Arthur B. Culvahouse Jr to deliver his first public address in Australia.


Ambassador Arthur Culvahouse Jr, Ambassador to Australia for the United States of America

Philanthropy in the modern age

Apr 2
CEDA is delighted to welcome Canada's McMaster University Foundation Assistant Vice President, Development, Lorna Somers for a discussion on philanthropy and fundraising in the modern age hosted by Curtin University Vice-Chancellor, Professor Deborah Terry AO.


Lorna Somers, Assistant Vice President, Development, McMaster University

A regulator's perspective on emerging technology in mining

Apr 3
CEDA is delighted to welcome Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety Director General, David Smith to address CEDA Trustees on the Department’s approach to emerging technology in the mining sector.


David Smith, Director General, Department of Mining, Industry Regulation and Safety

Leadership in a post commission era

Apr 5
In the wake of the Banking Royal Commission, hear from industry leaders on how the Australian finance sector is focusing on rebuilding trust and reputations, as well as withstanding digital disruption for customer engagement.


Rowan Munchenberg, Managing Director, Bankwest
Paul Schroder, Group Executive, AustralianSuper
Ross McInnes, Partner, Clayton Utz

The future for WA health

Apr 10
Join the WA Minister for Health, the Hon. Roger Cook MLA and Sustainable Health Review, Independent Panel Chair, Robyn Kruk AO, as they lay the foundations for the future of Western Australia’s health sector.


Robyn Kruk AO, Independent Panel Chair, Sustainable Health Review
The Hon. Roger Cook MLA, Deputy Premier, WA Minister for Health; Mental Health
Pip Brennan, Executive Director of the Health Consumers Council; and Consumer Carer Nominee, Sustainable Health Review
Dr Hannah Seymour, Geriatrician and Panel Member, Sustainable Health Review

Artificial intelligence and ethics: the effects of bias

Apr 11
What impact will artificial intelligence (AI) have on our economy, institutions, workforce and society? Hear from multidisciplinary leaders as they discuss how to design ethical AI built on trust, fairness, transparency and accountability.


Emma Bennison, Chief Executive Officer, Blind Citizens Australia
Wayne Hawkins, Director of Inclusion, Australian Communications Consumer Action Network (ACCAN)

Shaping WA: the business of tourism

May 1
CEDA welcomes influential industry leaders to share their ideas as we look at WA’s tourism infrastructure priorities and how changing tourism demand patterns are transforming industry business models.


Rebecca Brown, Director General, WA Department of Jobs, Tourism, Science and Innovation
John O'Sullivan, Managing Director, Tourism Australia

WA Copland Leadership Program 2019

May 17
The Copland Leadership Program is CEDA's professional development program for emerging leaders from corporate, government, academic and community sectors.


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