Upcoming events

Women in Leadership: the 'isms' of diversity

WA
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.

Speakers

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)

What does a trustworthy building look like?

NAT
Oct 27
Join Trustees for a discussion with NSW Building Commissioner, David Chandler, on fostering trust in the building industry.

Speakers

David Chandler OAM, NSW Building Commissioner

Western Australia's economic recovery - Treasurer Ben Wyatt

WA
Oct 30
Having handed down his State Budget, CEDA welcomes Western Australia’s Treasurer to further detail the priorities, plans and policies for recovery in the West. 

Speakers

The Hon. Ben Wyatt, Western Australian Treasurer and Minister for Finance, Aboriginal Affairs and Lands
Diane Smith-Gander AO, National Chairman, CEDA, Non-Executive Director, AGL and Wesfarmers

Turning South Australia’s training system around

SA
Nov 3
Join SA’s Innovation and Skills Minister, David Pisoni and Trustees for a discussion on the improvements to and opportunities of the State training system.

Speakers

The Hon. David Pisoni MP, SA Minister for Innovation and Skills

Pawsey Centre: transformative research infrastructure

WA
Nov 5
Join WA’s thought leaders and stakeholders for a look into the growing capabilities of the Tier-1 national agency, Pawsey Supercomputing Research Centre.

Speakers

John Langoulant AO, Chairman, Pawsey Supercomputing Centre
Mark Stickells, Executive Director, Pawsey Supercomputing Centre

NSW State of the State with Premier Berejiklian

NAT
Nov 5
CEDA welcomes members and guests from across the country to hear from Premier of New South Wales, the Hon. Gladys Berejiklian deliver the 2020 State of the State address.

Speakers

The Hon. Gladys Berejiklian MP, Premier of NSW

Innovation and the economy - the budget's missed opportunity

NAT
Nov 6
Join Trustees from across the country to discuss policy and budget imperatives to drive innovation.

Speakers

The Hon. Richard Marles, Deputy Leader of the ALP and Shadow Minister for Defence

2020 US election - what the outcome means for Australia

NAT
Nov 6
Australia’s national interests will be impacted by either election outcome. Learn what a changing America means for us, our region, our security and our economy.  

Speakers

Penny Burtt, Chief Executive Officer, Asialink
Paul Gruenwald, Global Chief Economist, S&P Global Ratings
Professor Simon Jackman, Chief Executive Officer, United States Studies Centre
Sally-Ann Watts, Deputy Chief Executive Officer Global Client Services, Austrade

Copland Leadership Program in Sydney

NSW
Nov 10
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
Andrew Stevens, Chair, Innovation and Science Australia
The Hon. Verity Firth, Executive Director, Social Justice, University of Technology Sydney
John Lydon, Senior Partner, McKinsey

Recipe for successful digital transformation

SA
Nov 10
Join Fragile to Agile founder, Glenn Smyth, to learn how to implement your own digital transformation.

Speakers

Glenn Smyth, Founder and Chief Executive, Fragile to Agile

The Australia-China relationship, now and in the future

WA
Nov 11
Join WA Trustees and Ambassador Graham Fletcher for a wide-ranging discussion on the Australia-China relationship.

Speakers

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

WA's agri-food sector: a Ministerial update

WA
Nov 11
Join Western Australia’s Agriculture and Food Minister, the Hon. Alannah MacTiernan, for an update on the state's $9 billion agri-food sector.

Speakers

The Hon. Alannah MacTiernan, WA Minister for Regional Development; Agriculture and Food; Ports Minister Assisting the Minister for State Development, Jobs and Trade

Queensland’s eHealth agenda

QLD
Nov 11
Join Damian Green for a discussion on the opportunities and implications of Queensland’s eHealth agenda.

Speakers

Damian Green, Chief Information Officer, Queensland Health, Deputy Director-General, eHealth Queensland

Our visitor economy: vulnerability, resilience, recovery

NAT
Nov 12
Drawing on Victoria University and industry research, join Trustees from across the country for a discussion on the future of the visitor economy.

Speakers

Dr Joanne Pyke, Director, School for the Visitor Economy, Victoria University

Opposition's vision for Western Australia

NAT
Nov 13
As we head towards the 2021 state election, join WA Opposition Leader, Liza Harvey, to discuss her vision for WA.

Speakers

The Hon. Liza Harvey MLA, WA Leader of the Opposition; Shadow Minister for Public Sector Management; State Development; Jobs and Trade; Federal-State Relations; Citizenship and Multicultural Affairs
Diane Smith-Gander AO, National Chairman, CEDA, Non-Executive Director, AGL and Wesfarmers

Annual Dinner Address by RBA Governor, Philip Lowe

NAT
Nov 16
CEDA is delighted to welcome Reserve Bank of Australia Governor, Philip Lowe, back to its lectern for the 2020 Annual Dinner address in Sydney.

Speakers

Philip Lowe, Governor , Reserve Bank of Australia

Annual Dinner Address by RBA Governor, Philip Lowe

NSW
Nov 16
CEDA is delighted to welcome Reserve Bank of Australia Governor, Philip Lowe, back to its lectern for the 2020 Annual Dinner address in Sydney.

Speakers

Philip Lowe, Governor , Reserve Bank of Australia

Optimising Australia's rail system for the future

NAT
Nov 17
Australia has the sixth largest rail network in the world. It plays a critical role connecting markets, cities and regions, and enabling valuable supply chains and Australian exports to the world.

Speakers

The Hon. Michael McCormack, Deputy Prime Minister, Federal Minister for Infrastructure and Transport
Mark Campbell, Chief Executive Officer, Australian Rail Track Corporation
Dean Dalla Valle, Chief Executive Officer, Pacific National and Chair, Freight on Rail Group (FORG)
Melinda Cilento, Chief Executive, CEDA

A decade leading The Smith Family - the unfinished business

NAT
Nov 19
Join The Smith Family’s departing CEO, Lisa O’Brien, for a discussion on youth unemployment, digital inclusion and the effectiveness of NFPs.

Speakers

Dr Lisa O'Brien, Chief Executive Officer, The Smith Family

WA State of the State by Premier McGowan

WA
Dec 2
CEDA welcomes members and guests from across the country to hear from the Premier of Western Australia, the Hon. Mark McGowan to deliver the 2020 State of the State address.

Speakers

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

WA State of the State with Premier McGowan

NAT
Dec 2
CEDA welcomes members and guests from across the country to hear from the Premier of Western Australia, the Hon. Mark McGowan to deliver the 2020 State of the State address.

Speakers

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