Upcoming events

Smart infrastructure: Australia's future roadmap

Jul 7
As Australia ramps-up efforts to rebuild the economy post COVID-19, national infrastructure projects are critical to strengthen the job market, increase spending and to rebuild communities.


The Hon. Alan Tudge MP, Minister for Population, Cities and Urban Infrastructure
Jeff Connolly, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Siemens
Nicole Lockwood, Independent Chair, Westport Taskforce
Ray Rawlings, End Market Director, Infrastructure and Environment ANZ, AECOM

Outlook for the Australian economy and policy

Jul 7
Join Trustees for a discussion with ANZ Senior Economist, Felicty Emmett, as she outlines forecasts and analysis for the national economy.


Felicity Emmett, Senior Economist, ANZ

Balancing privacy with public health outcomes

Jul 8
Join CEDA Trustees from across the country for a discussion how to ensure patient privacy while still maximising health outcomes.


Kalliopi Spyridaki, Chief Privacy Strategist, Europe and Asia Pacific, SAS

Resilient communities through a crisis

Jul 9
CEDA welcomes leaders from Government and the corporate sector to review Australia’s crisis response 2020, from bushfires, floods and COVID-19 and priorities for coming back better.


Shane Fitzsimmons AFSM, Commissioner, Resilience NSW
Davina Rooney, Chief Executive Officer, Green Building Council of Australia
Guy Templeton, President and Chief Executive Officer A/NZ, WSP, WSP
Mark Wallace, Manager, Esri Disaster Response Program, Esri Australia

Road to recovery - Keynote address by the Premier of NSW

Jul 15
CEDA welcomes the Premier of NSW, the Hon. Gladys Berejiklian for a keynote address detailing the State Government’s priorities for economic recovery following the COVID-19 pandemic.


The Hon. Gladys Berejiklian MP, Premier of NSW

Does disruption drive innovation?

Jul 16
Crises have always been a catalyst for accelerating innovation. Hear how organisations are already recalibrating their research focus and how we as a community and economy, view and prioritise fundamental and translational research and its funding. 


Dr Cathy Foley AO, Chief Scientist, CSIRO
Professor Peter Høj AC, President and Vice Chancellor, The University of Queensland

Australia and China: an interactive discussion

Jul 17
Join Trustees from across the country for a discussion with Australia’s Ambassador to China, Graham Fletcher.


Graham Fletcher, Australia's Ambassador to the People's Republic of China

Economic update

Jul 29
Senior Economist Cherelle Murphy will provide an overview of the most recent economic forecasts and an analysis of the impact for Queensland’s economy.                                        


Cherelle Murphy, Senior Economist , ANZ

Housing affordability

Jul 30
Join Trustees from across the country for a discussion on housing with Federal Housing Minister, Michael Sukkar.


The Hon. Michael Sukkar MP, Federal Minister for Housing and Assistant Treasurer

Copland Leadership Program in Sydney

Oct 6
Be inspired, be mentored and build your network as part of CEDA’s Copland Leadership Program designed to prepare you for the next step in your career.


Dr Melinda Muth, Copland Leadership Program Facilitator
Andrew Stevens, Chair, Innovation and Science Australia
Keren Rambow, Head of Aviation, GE Australia/New Zealand
The Hon. Verity Firth, Executive Director, Social Justice, University of Technology Sydney

Women in Leadership: the 'isms' of diversity

Oct 27
It’s time to break down barriers, remove silos and smash the glass ceiling as the Women in Leadership series returns for 2020. Leaders will come together to champion the move from ‘isms’ to inclusion.


Christine Corbett, Chief Customer Officer, AGL
Prue Hawkins, Director, Empire Barristers & Solicitors
Sharyn O'Neill, Commissioner, WA Public Sector Commission
Robyn Smith-Walley, Co-Chairperson, Western Australian Aboriginal Leadership Institute (WAALI)