Upcoming events

Australia's race for space

SA
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.

Speakers

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

The fourth industrial revolution

QLD
Nov 22
We are in the midst of technological revolution that is fundamentally altering how we live, work, and connect.  Prof Keay will discuss the impact of this new chapter in human development being enabled by technology advances.

Speakers

Prof Sue Keay, Director of Cyber Physical Systems, Data61, CSIRO

Shaping the future of work

QLD
Nov 25
Work, workers and workforces continue to evolve to meet technological change automation and innovation.

Speakers

Marian Baird AO, Head of Discipline, Work and Organisational Studies, University of Sydney

New approaches to tackling entrenched disadvantage

SA
Nov 25
CEDA’s latest research will explore how Australia can make inroads to break the cycle of entrenched disadvantage.
 

Speakers

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

Andrew Forrest AO: The global war on plastic

VIC
Nov 26
CEDA welcomes Chairman and Philanthropist Andrew Forrest for an important conversation on plastic waste and his bold initiative to try and tackle one of the greatest challenges facing our society.

Speakers

Andrew Forrest AO, Chairman and Co-founder, Fortescue Metals Group and Minderoo Foundation

Sustainable health and aged care

QLD
Nov 26
The final event in CEDA’s 2019 Health ageing and social services series examines the future of sustainable health and aged care – and what change means for practitioners, policy makers and patients.

Speakers

Professor Geoff Mitchell, Professor of General Practice and Palliative Care Primary Care Clinical Unit, The University of Queensland
Associate Professor Mark Morgan, Associate Dean External Engagement, Faculty of Health Sciences and Medicine, Bond University
Patricia Sparrow, National Chief Executive Officer, Aged and Community Services Australia (ACSA)
Ron Zubrik, Partner, Management Consulting, KPMG

Disrupting disadvantage: setting the scene

WA
Nov 26
Community, business and government will come together to explore the need for Australia and Western Australia to break the cycle of entrenched disadvantage – it’s time to see results. There are some innovative projects gaining momentum in the state and producing positive outcomes for recipients and society. This research launch will provide a much needed update on progress.

Speakers

Jarrod Ball, Chief Economist, CEDA
Louise Giolitto, Chief Executive Officer, WA Council of Social Service
Mark Glasson, Chief Executive Officer, Anglicare WA
Nilesh Makwana, Chief Executive Officer, Illuminance Solutions

NSW State of the State

NSW
Nov 27
CEDA welcomes the Premier of New South Wales, the Hon. Gladys Berejiklian for her 2019 State of the State address.

Speakers

The Hon. Gladys Berejiklian MP, Premier of NSW

Women's economic security

NSW
Nov 28
CEDA's Women in Leadership series welcomes First State Super Chief Executive Officer, Deanne Stewart to examine women's economic security, gender pay and superannuation gaps.

Speakers

Deanne Stewart, Chief Executive Officer, First State Super
Victoria Stuart, Co-Founder and Co-CEO, Beam Australia

CEDA trustee end of year celebration: network after work

VIC
Nov 28
CEDA welcomes our trustees to an end of year cocktail and networking evening.
 

Speakers

Melinda Cilento, Chief Executive, CEDA

Justice reinvestment: building communities not prisons

WA
Nov 29
Join Chief Justice of Western Australia, the Hon. Peter Quinlan and industry leaders as they discuss the need for a holistic, systematic approach to justice in Western Australia.

Speakers

Greg McIntyre SC, President, The Law Society of Western Australia
Devon Cuimara, Founder & Chief Executive Officer, Aboriginal Males Healing Centre
Zoe Henham, Chair, Women’s Legal Service Western Australia
Lana Sandas, Director - Alternative Justice, Serco

SA's role in securing Australia's energy future

SA
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.
 

Speakers

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

2019 Victoria State of the State

VIC
Dec 3
CEDA welcomes Premier of Victoria, the Hon. Daniel Andrews to deliver the 2019 State of the State address.

Speakers

The Hon. Daniel Andrews, Premier of Victoria

WA State of the State 2019

WA
Dec 4
CEDA's State of the State address provides an annual opportunity to invite your colleagues and guests to hear directly from the Premier of Western Australia, the Hon. Mark McGowan detailing the Government’s plans to continue leading the State’s economy for 2020 and beyond.

Speakers

The Hon. Mark McGowan, WA Premier; Minister for Public Sector Management; State Development; Jobs and Trade; and Federal-State Relations
Michelle Andrews, Director General, WA Department of Communities
Anthony Kannis, Project Director, METRONET
Nicole Lockwood, Independent Chair, Westport Taskforce

Defence industries: jobs and skills of the future

SA
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.

Speakers

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

Disrupting disadvantage: setting the scene

VIC
Dec 5
CEDA's latest research explores potential enablers of better policy and programs to address entrenched disadvantage in Australia.

Speakers

Jarrod Ball, Chief Economist, CEDA
Patricia Faulkner AO, Former Board member, CEDA
Professor Roger Wilkins, Professorial Fellow, Deputy Director and HILDA Survey Deputy Director (Research), University of Melbourne
Professor Shelley Mallett, Professorial Fellow in Social Policy in the School of Social and Political Sciences, University of Melbourne

Future global technologies

WA
Dec 5
CEDA welcomes Cisco Chief Architect & CTO of Engineering, David Ward, to address CEDA Trustees on future global technologies and how he is driving new developments through client partnerships.

Speakers

David Ward, Chief Architect & CTO of Engineering, Cisco

Disrupting disadvantage: setting the scene

VIC
Dec 5
CEDA's latest research explores potential enablers of better policy and programs to address entrenched disadvantage in Australia.

Speakers

Jarrod Ball, Chief Economist, CEDA
Patricia Faulkner AO, Former Board member, CEDA
Professor Roger Wilkins, Professorial Fellow, Deputy Director and HILDA Survey Deputy Director (Research), University of Melbourne
Professor Shelley Mallett, Professorial Fellow in Social Policy in the School of Social and Political Sciences, University of Melbourne

CEDA WA End of Year Trustee Sundowner

WA
Dec 5
CEDA welcomes our Trustees to an exclusive, invitation-only end-of-year celebration.

Speakers

John Langoulant AO, WA State President, CEDA

EA/PA breakfast 2019

NSW
Dec 6
CEDA NSW/ACT is delighted to welome the Black Dog Institute to lead our annual EA/PA networking breakfast.  

Speakers

Kate Wright, Workplace Engagement Manager, Black Dog Institute

Family domestic violence: The Police perspective

WA
Dec 9
CEDA welcomes WA Police Commissioner Chris Dawson to provide a Police perspective on one of Australia’s most significant social issues, family domestic violence.

Speakers

Chris Dawson, Commissioner, WA Police

Women and leadership series: end of year lunch

SA
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.
 

Speakers

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

2020 Economic and Political Overview in Brisbane

QLD
Feb 13
CEDA’s 2020 Economic and Political Overview presents leading national commentators, expert analysis and the latest forecasts to inform the year ahead.
 

Speakers

Michael Blythe, Managing Director - Economics and Chief Economist, Commonwealth Bank of Australia
Melinda Cilento, Chief Executive, CEDA
Michelle Hutton, Chief Executive Officer, Edelman Australia
Diane Smith-Gander AO, National Chairman, CEDA and Non-Executive Director, AGL Energy and Wesfarmers Limited