Upcoming events

Regional Australian growth

VIC
Jul 19
CEDA Vic/Tas welcomes Regional Australia Institute, Co-Chief Executive Officer, Liz Ritchie to address Trustees on the institute's recently released National population plan for regional Australia.

Speakers

Liz Ritchie, Co-Chief Executive Officer, Regional Australia Institute

Australia Asia Economic Engagement

SA
Jul 22
CEDA welcomes  DFAT’s Chief Negotiator, Regional Trade Agreements Division, Elizabeth Ward, to the CEDA lectern, to provide insight on Free Trade Agreements (FTAs), the status of the Australia-Hong Kong Free Trade Agreement (A-HKFTA) and the Indonesia-Australia Closer Economic Partnership Agreement (IA-CEPA).

Speakers

Elizabeth Ward, Chief Negotiator for Australia , Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade

Effects of temporary migration: population and workforce

NSW
Jul 23
At this event we discuss Australia’s migration system and CEDA’s forthcoming research which examines the effects of temporary migration on population growth, our labour market and the national economy.

Speakers

Melinda Cilento, Chief Executive, CEDA
Peter Cully, First Assistant Secretary, Small Business & Economic Strategy Division, Department of Employment, Skills, Small and Family Business
Justin Gibbs, Practice Leader and Director of Government Relations (Asia Pacific), Fragomen
Iain Watt, Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Vice-President (International), University of Technology Sydney

Views from the regulator: Doing the right thing

WA
Jul 23
ASIC Deputy Chair and former Productivity Commission Deputy Chair, Karen Chester will share what the Financial Services Royal Commission means for fair markets and fearless regulators.

Speakers

Karen Chester, Deputy Chair, Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC)

CEDA research: temporary migration and Australia's workforce

VIC
Jul 24
CEDA’s second report for 2019 examines the effects of temporary migration on population growth, our labour market and the national economy.

Speakers

Jarrod Ball, Chief Economist, CEDA
Peter Mares, Lead Moderator, The Cranlana Centre for Ethical Leadership
Anthea Hancocks, Chief Executive Officer, Scanlon Foundation and Scanlon Foundation Research Institute

CEDA research: temporary migration and Australia's workforce

VIC
Jul 24
CEDA’s second report for 2019 examines the effects of temporary migration on population growth, our labour market and the national economy.

Speakers

Jarrod Ball, Chief Economist, CEDA
Peter Mares, Lead Moderator, The Cranlana Centre for Ethical Leadership
Anthea Hancocks, Chief Executive Officer, Scanlon Foundation and Scanlon Foundation Research Institute

NSW Government priorities in social and affordable housing

NSW
Jul 24
CEDA NSW/ACT is delighted to welcome NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment, Land and Housing Corporation, Deputy Secretary, Anne Skewes to the 2019 Trustee program.

Speakers

Anne Skewes, Deputy Secretary, Land and Housing Corporation, NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment

Managing conduct, risk and accountability

QLD
Jul 25
Gary Dransfield will discuss the future and sustainability of the insurance industry, the longer run implications of the Royal Commission into Misconduct in the Banking, Superannuation and Financial Services Industry and what it all means for insurers, customers and governments.

Speakers

Gary Dransfield, CEO Insurance, Suncorp Group

CEDA research release: effects of temporary migration

SA
Jul 26
CEDA’s second report for 2019 examines the effects of temporary migration on population growth, our labour market and the national economy.

Speakers

Jarrod Ball, Chief Economist, CEDA

Population and participation in a global city

NSW
Jul 26
The CEDA NSW Cities and Infrastructure series returns to examine Sydney’s population debate and the relationship to economic and social development. At this event, CEDA welcomes leaders from across various modes of transport to discuss infrastructure needs of a global city.

Speakers

Marika Calfas, Chief Executive Officer, NSW Ports
Andrew Head, Chief Executive Officer, WestConnex
Graham Millett, Chief Executive Officer, Western Sydney Airport

Is the public sector fit for service?

VIC
Jul 26
CEDA welcomes Victorian Department of Premier and Cabinet Secretary, Chris Eccles to address Trustees.

Speakers

Chris Eccles, Secretary, Department of Premier & Cabinet

Fixing truth: how do we do it and what's stopping us?

WA
Jul 26
CEDA is delighted to welcome former Premier of Western Australia, Professor Geoff Gallop AC, and State Library CEO, Margaret Allen PSM, to lead a discussion with CEDA Trustees on trust and truth in the present day.

Speakers

Emeritus Professor Geoff Gallop AC, Former Premier of Western Australia
Margaret Allen PSM, CEO and State Librarian, State Library of Western Australia

Sustainable Indigenous employment

SA
Jul 29
Join CEDA as we continue discussion beyond NAIDOC week, as we hear a series of case studies examining best practice and what works and what doesn't in boosting sustained employment for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people within organisations.

Speakers

Nicole Dwyer, Chief Executive Officer, Workskil Australia
Simon Hockridge, HR Manager, Adelaide Venue Management
Shouwn Oosting, Principal Consultant, Office of the Commissioner for Public Sector
Dr Lynn Arnold AO, Ambassador, Reconciliation South Australia

Think nickel: the Nickel West journey and view to the future

WA
Jul 29
Nickel West, Western Australia’s largest producer of nickel, will give CEDA Trustees a first-hand account of its journey so far, as well as its future vision, as an employer of more than 3500 people and a major contributor to the WA economy.

Speakers

Eddy Haegel, Asset President, Nickel West, BHP

Productivity reform - priorities to enhance service delivery

NSW
Jul 31
CEDA NSW/ACT is delighted to welcome NSW Productivity Commissioner, Peter Achterstraat AM to the 2019 Trustee program.

Speakers

Peter Achterstraat AM, Commissioner for Productivity, NSW Treasury

Temporary migration: population and workforce

QLD
Jul 31
CEDA’s second report for 2019 examines the effects of temporary migration on population growth, our labour market and the national economy.

Speakers

Jarrod Ball, Chief Economist, CEDA
Natasha Doherty, Partner, Deloitte Access Economics

Temporary migration, population and the WA workforce

WA
Jul 31
With an economy heavily influenced by the resource sector and restrictions on temporary migration for foreign workers, is Western Australia about to be impacted by another skills shortage?

Speakers

Gabriela D'Souza, Senior Economist, CEDA
Justin Gibbs, Practice Leader and Director of Government Relations (Asia Pacific), Fragomen
Chris Kent, State Regional Director, Hays
Paul Young, WA President, Engineers Australia

Supplier diversity and supporting indigenous owned business

VIC
Aug 1
CEDA welcomes Supply Nation, Chief Executive Officer, Laura Berry to discuss the importance of supplier diversity, and supporting Indigenous owned businesses.  

Speakers

Laura Berry, Chief Executive Officer, Supply Nation

Education and training for the future of WA's workforce

WA
Aug 6
How can the education system adapt to changing industry workforce needs and embrace the opportunities needed to help sustain and grow the WA economy? This event will explore the transformation of the education and training sector, ensuring it is ready for the future of work.

Speakers

Anne Driscoll, Director General, Department of Training and Workforce Development
Nicole Dwyer, Chief Executive Officer, Workskil Australia
Dr Simon Eassom, Executive General Manager - Education, CPA Australia
Nate Sturcke, Managing Director, Skills of the Modern Age

An economic analysis of early childhood education

VIC
Aug 7
CEDA welcomes The Front Project, Chief Executive Officer, Jane Hunt to discuss their recently released report: A smart investment for a smarter Australia. Australia’s first Economic Analysis of early childhood education in the year before school

Speakers

Jane Hunt, Chief Executive Officer, The Front Project

The social and economic value in medical research

NSW
Aug 7
CEDA NSW/ACT is delighted to welcome National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC), Chief Executive Officer, Professor Anne Kelso AO to the 2019 Trustee program.  

Speakers

Professor Anne Kelso AO, Chief Executive Officer, National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)

Women in Leadership: champions of diversity and inclusion

WA
Aug 8
At this event CEDA will examine diversity drivers and unlock workplace productivity. It's time to focus on gender, culture, disability, age and flexibility.

Speakers

Marie Bourgoin, General Manager - Newman Operations, BHP
Anjie Brook, Chief Executive Officer, Western Australian Aboriginal Leadership Institute
Andrew Stevens, Chair, Innovation and Science Australia

Infrastructure: Victorian Digital Asset Strategy

VIC
Aug 13
CEDA welcomes Victorian Chief Engineer, Dr Collette Burke, to share insights on innovative and new ways we can use technology and digital engineering to enhance the value and performance of public infrastructure.

Speakers

Dr Collette Burke, Chief Engineer of Victoria, Office of Projects Victoria
Aneetha de Silva, Managing Director, Government, Aurecon

Positioning New South Wales as a leader in future industries

NSW
Aug 14
CEDA NSW/ACT is delighted to welcome NSW Chief Scientist and Engineer, Professor Hugh Durrant-Whyte to the 2019 Trustee program. 

Speakers

Professor Hugh Durrant-Whyte, NSW Chief Scientist and Engineer

Priorities in value-based healthcare

NSW
Aug 16
CEDA welcomes Dr Stephen Duckett and industry stakeholders to discuss trends and priorities in value-based healthcare.

Speakers

Dr Stephen Duckett, Health Program Director, Grattan Institute
Dr Nigel Lyons, Deputy Secretary, Health Systems Strategy and Planning, NSW Ministry of Health
Dr Zoe Wainer, Head of Public Health and Medical Director, Bupa
Leanne Wells, Chief Executive Officer, Consumers Health Forum of Australia

Monetary Policy update

QLD
Aug 16
Dr Alex Heath will provide a briefing to CEDA Trustees outlining the Reserve Bank of Australia's assessment of current economic conditions, both domestic and international, along with the outlook for Australian inflation and output growth.

Speakers

Dr Alexandra Heath, Head of Economic Analysis Department, Reserve Bank of Australia

SA Higher education review

SA
Aug 19
Join CEDA as we host Vice-Chancellors from the University of Adelaide, University of South Australia and Flinders University, along with newly appointed TAFE SA Chief Executive, David Coltman, to discuss the future of the higher education sector.

Speakers

David Coltman, Chief Executive, TAFE SA
Professor David Lloyd, Vice Chancellor and President, University of South Australia
Professor Peter Rathjen, Vice Chancellor and President, The University of Adelaide
Professor Colin Stirling, Vice Chancellor and President, Flinders University

Competition and economic regulation

QLD
Aug 22

Professor Flavio Menezes will brief CEDA Trustees on the Queensland Competition Authority’s current projects and forward work to enable fair access to vital infrastructure and essential services, price efficiency and growth in the Queensland economy.

Speakers

Professor Flavio Menezes, Chair, Queensland Competition Authority

State of Western Sydney

NSW
Aug 23
At this event CEDA welcomes NSW Minister for Jobs and Investment, Tourism, and Western Sydney, the Hon. Stuart Ayres as we examine the state of Western Sydney across urban development, infrastructure and education, as well as growth opportunities to maximise business investment.

Speakers

The Hon. Stuart Ayres MP, Minister for Jobs and Investment, Tourism, and Western Sydney
Prof. Barney Glover AO, Vice-Chancellor and President, Western Sydney University
Lyn Cobley, Chief Executive, Westpac Institutional Bank

Women and Leadership: advancing women's economic empowerment

SA
Aug 23
Join CEDA as we discuss women’s economic security in the workforce and in retirement.

Speakers

Nicolette Rubinsztein, Non-Executive Director, UniSuper, President of Actuaries Institute
Jane Mussared, Chief Executive of COTA SA
Nick Reade, Chief Executive, BankSA

Transforming a region

QLD
Aug 23
Cr Mark Jamieson will discuss how the Sunshine Coast Council will balance expected rapid growth with community expectations and environmental sustainability, and outline their economic development strategy.

Speakers

Cr Mark Jamieson, Mayor, Sunshine Coast Council

Energy: Australia's national hydrogen strategy

VIC
Aug 23
Hear from Australia’s Chief Scientist Dr Alan Finkel on the latest work to develop and implement a national strategy for hydrogen energy in Australia.

Speakers

Dr Alan Finkel AO, Chief Scientist of Australia

Future workforce: technology and people

QLD
Aug 23
Hear how the adoption of new technology and automation are driving policy, job design and a realignment of skills.

Speakers

Thomas Carlsen, Partner, McKinsey & Company
Kerri Hartland, Secretary, Department of Employment, Skills, Small and Family Business
Colette Munro, Chief Digital Innovation Officer, AECOM

Copland Leadership Sundowner: the agile workplace

WA
Aug 27
CEDA WA invites Copland Leadership Program participants and alumni, together with CEDA members and guests, to the first sundowner for 2019.

Speakers

Debbie Mills, General Manager - Financial Wellbeing Tribe, Bankwest
Mark Payne, Executive Manager of Enterprise Agility, Bankwest

South Australia: The state of science

SA
Aug 28
CEDA welcomes Trustees to this boardroom morning tea with South Australia's new Chief Scientist, Professor Caroline McMillen, as she expands on the state's vision for research, science, technology and innovation.

Speakers

Prof. Caroline McMillen, Chief Scientist for South Australia

Making Australian payments thrive

NSW
Aug 28
CEDA NSW/ACT is delighted to welcome Australian Payments Network, Chief Executive Officer, Andy White to the 2019 Trustee program. 

Speakers

Andy White, Chief Executive Officer, Australian Payments Network

Engaging Asia

WA
Aug 30
WA Minister for Asian Engagement, the Hon. Peter Tinley AM will outline the state government’s long-term strategic view to drive WA’s economic growth and diversification through Asia.

Speakers

The Hon. Peter Tinley AM MLA, WA Minister for Housing; Veterans Issues; Youth; Asian Engagement, Government of Western Australia

The evolution of customer service

NSW
Aug 30
CEDA welcomes the inaugural NSW Minister for Customer Service, the Hon. Victor Dominello, to outline priorities in his new portfolio and the NSW Government’s approach to customer centric service delivery.

Speakers

The Hon. Victor Dominello MP, New South Wales Minister for Customer Service

2019 Vice-Chancellors' panel

WA
Sep 4
The annual CEDA WA Vice-Chancellors’ panel returns to examine drivers of our higher education sector and priorities to enhance graduate outcomes, research strengths, greater collaboration with industry and overall competitiveness.

Speakers

See the event page for all speakers

Opportunities in the future energy market

NSW
Sep 6
Take part in Australia’s energy evolution and join leaders from AEMO, AGL, CEFC, and the International Microgrid Association, as they discuss what the energy market of the future looks like.

Speakers

Audrey Zibelman, Managing Director and CEO, Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO)
Ian Learmonth, Chief Executive Officer, Clean Energy Finance Corporation
Terry Mohn, Chair, International Microgrid Association
Elizabeth Molyneux, General Manager - Energy Markets Regulation, AGL

Vice-Chancellors' panel

NSW
Sep 12
The annual CEDA Vice-Chancellors' panel returns to examine drivers of the Australian higher education sector and priority areas to enhance graduate outcomes, research strengths, and international competitiveness. 

Speakers

Prof. Attila Brungs, Vice-Chancellor and President, University of Technology Sydney
Prof. S Bruce Dowton, Vice-Chancellor and President, Macquarie University
Professor Greg Craven AO, Vice-Chancellor and President, Australian Catholic University
Prof. Denise Kirkpatrick, Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Vice President (Academic), Western Sydney University

NT economic outlook

QLD
Sep 18
The Northern Territory’s Department of the Chief Minister oversees and coordinates major government strategies. CEO Jodi Ryan will provide an overview of the NT economy and key economic enablers and business activities that are driving future growth opportunities.

Speakers

Jodie Ryan, CEO, Department of the Chief Minister, Northern Territory Government

State of the Nation 2019 - change of dates

ACT
Sep 19
CEDA’s annual national conference – State of the Nation – brings together decision makers and leaders from government, business, industry and community organisations for an intensive day-and-a-half of in-depth discussion on policy issues impacting Australia’s future prosperity. Due to changes to Parliamentary sitting days the conference dates have been moved.

Speakers

See the event page for all speakers

Digital health: a human imperative

WA
Sep 19
Australian Digital Health Agency Chief Executive Tim Kelsey, a digital transformation expert, will share insights with CEDA Trustees on the future of health for Australians.

Speakers

Tim Kelsey, Chief Executive Officer, Australian Digital Health Agency

International competitiveness: economic driver for WA

WA
Sep 25
CEDA brings together leaders across agriculture, resources and education to examine WA’s competitiveness on the global stage.

Speakers

Jimmy Wilson, Chief Executive Officer, CBH Group
Bronwyn Barnes, Chair, Legend Media Group
Rod Jones, Chairman, StudyPerth
Phil Thick, General Manager, Tianqi Lithium Australia

NSW Copland Program 2019

NSW
Oct 1
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.

Speakers

Dr Melinda Muth, Copland Leadership Program Facilitator
The Hon. Verity Firth, Executive Director, Social Justice, University of Technology Sydney
Julie Hunter, Managing Director, Health Education and Government, Commonwealth Bank of Australia
Paul McClintock AO, National Chairman, CEDA

Leading, following and being a better ally in the workplace

SA
Oct 8
CEDA welcomes SAHMRI's Chief Science Storyteller, Dr Hannah Brown, as she talks about the opportunities to develop strong workplaces in a busy world.

Speakers

Dr Hannah Brown, Chief Science Storyteller, SAHMRI

Reimagining freight in Australia

NSW
Oct 9
CEDA NSW/ACT is delighted to welcome Australian Rail Track Corporation, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, John Fullerton to the 2019 Trustee program. 

Speakers

John Fullerton, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Australian Rail Track Corporation

The neighbourhood forum

QLD
Oct 11
Join a senior CEDA audience and expert speakers from Australia and the Indo-Pacific region for the second annual neighbourhood forum to hear how we can best engage with the region and re-cast key foreign, economic and development issues from a local perspective.

Speakers

Penny Burtt, Chief Executive Officer, Asialink
Professor Caitlin Byrne, Director, Griffith Asia Institute
Rowan Callick OBE, Journalist and Industry Fellow, Griffith Asia Institute
Dr Julia Newton-Howes AM, Chief Executive Officer, Investing in Women Asia

Public Interest Technology Forum

SA
Oct 31
Connecting the best of tech, government and business in the public interest.

Speakers

Laura Manley, Director, Technology and Public Purpose Project, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard Kennedy School

Women in Leadership: Ita Buttrose AC OBE

QLD
Nov 4
CEDA welcomes ABC Chair, Ita Buttrose AC OBE for an important keynote address on trust in Australia’s institutions, how media influences public policy and its role in shaping a more equitable society.
 

Speakers

Ita Buttrose AC OBE, Chair, Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC)

WA State of the State 2019

WA
Dec 4
CEDA welcomes Premier of Western Australia, the Hon. Mark McGowan to keynote the 2019 WA State of the State event, together with senior WA Ministers who will detail the Government’s plans for leading the State’s economy.

Speakers

The Hon. Mark McGowan, WA Premier; Minister for Public Sector Management; State Development; Jobs and Trade; and Federal-State Relations

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