Upcoming events

The workplace of the future

NAT
Jan 28
Join Telstra CEO, Andy Penn as he discusses the risks of not leveraging this once in a lifetime opportunity to rethink, renew and reimagine a country fit for purpose in the post-COVID digital age.

Speakers

Andrew Penn, Chief Executive Officer, Telstra
Diane Smith-Gander AO, National Chairman, CEDA, Non-Executive Director, AGL

The way forward for the Arts in Adelaide

SA
Feb 15
Join Adelaide Festival Centre CEO and Artistic Director, Douglas Gautier, to discuss how the arts sector in SA will bounce back from 2020.

Speakers

Douglas Gautier AM, Chief Executive Officer and Artistic Director, Adelaide Festival Centre

Economic and Political Outlook and Trustee welcome back

WA
Feb 16
Join fellow Trustees to discuss CEDA’s 2021 Economic and Political Outlook and the outlook for state and regional economies.

Speakers

Cassandra Winzar, Senior Economist, CEDA

Economic and Political Outlook and Trustee welcome back

QLD
Feb 16
Join fellow Trustees to discuss CEDA’s 2021 Economic and Political Outlook and the outlook for state and regional economies. 

Speakers

Melinda Cilento, Chief Executive, CEDA

Economic and Political Outlook and Trustee welcome back

SA
Feb 16
Join fellow Trustees to discuss CEDA’s 2021 Economic and Political Outlook and the outlook for state and regional economies.

Speakers

Hamilton Calder, Director, Partnerships and Collaboration, CEDA

Economic and Political Outlook and Trustee welcome back

VIC
Feb 16
Join fellow Trustees to discuss CEDA’s 2021 Economic and Political Outlook and the outlook for state and regional economies.

Speakers

Jarrod Ball, Chief Economist, CEDA

Economic and Political Outlook and Trustee welcome back

NSW
Feb 16
Join fellow Trustees to discuss CEDA’s 2021 Economic and Political Outlook and the outlook for state and regional economies.

Speakers

Melissa Wilson, Senior Economist, CEDA

2021 Economic and Political Outlook two day forum

NAT
Feb 16
CEDA’s annual EPO presents expert analysis of critical issues, the latest forecasts and timely analysis on both the domestic and international front for the coming year.

Speakers

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Managing workforces in a post-COVID world

NAT
Feb 18
AHRI CEO, Sarah McCann-Bartlett, will lead a discussion on critical workforce issues arising as a result of COVID.

Speakers

Sarah McCann-Bartlett, Chief Executive Officer, Australian Human Resources Institute
Belinda Gleeson, Director, People and Culture, CEDA

Workplace mental health - supporting employee return to work

VIC
Feb 19
Join your Trustee peers in Melbourne to explore how best to support your workforce as we return to offices in Victoria.

Speakers

Bernadette Bruton, Executive, Culture, Leadership and Learning, NAB
Sally Kirkright, Chief Executive Officer, AccessEAP

ACCC's enforcement and compliance policy update 2021

NSW
Feb 23
CEDA welcomes ACCC Chairman, Rod Sims to outline the enforcement and compliance priorities for the Commission for the year ahead.

Speakers

Rod Sims, Chairman, Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC)

ACCC's enforcement and compliance policy update 2021

NAT
Feb 23
CEDA welcomes ACCC Chairman, Rod Sims to outline the enforcement and compliance priorities for the Commission for the year ahead.

Speakers

Rod Sims, Chairman, Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC)

Fostering education and business collaboration

NSW
Feb 26
Join Trustees and the Vice Chancellors of three of the state’s universities for a discussion how business and education can work together to drive recovery.

Speakers

Prof. Attila Brungs, Vice-Chancellor and President, University of Technology Sydney (UTS)
Prof. Joe Chicharo OM, Senior Deputy Vice-Chancellor, University of Wollongong
Prof. Deborah Sweeney, Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Vice-President, Research, Enterprise and International, Western Sydney University (WSU)

Queensland Vice Chancellors' panel

QLD
Mar 1
Throughout 2021 CEDA welcomes Vice Chancellors from across the country to speak as the leaders of significant businesses, and to share their strategies for dealing with unprecedented change and challenges.

Speakers

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Copland Leadership Program in Sydney

NSW
Mar 3
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

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The nature of the labour market recovery from COVID-19

NAT
Mar 5
Join Trustees from across the country for a discussion led by the National Skills Commission on the growth sectors for 2021.

Speakers

Adam Boyton, Commissioner, National Skills Commission
Yasmin King, Chief Executive Officer, SkillsIQ

Taking stock: China's and Australia's agribusiness sector

QLD
Mar 9
Join Trustees and sector participants to explore the challenges and opportunities arising from China’s impact on Australia’s agribusiness sector.

Speakers

Dr Carl Hinze, Head of China Practice, Holding Redlich

Building resilience and adaptability into future workforces

WA
Mar 9
Join WA’s Chief Health Officer for a discussion on how COVID-19 will help us build more resilient workforces.

Speakers

Dr Andy Robertson CSC PSM, WA Chief Health Officer and Assistant Director General, Public and Aboriginal Health Division, WA Department of Health

What next in climate change policy?

NAT
Mar 23
As the US returns to the climate conversation, how do we ensure that policy keeps pace with the ongoing impacts of climate change?

Speakers

Professor Mark Howden, Director, Climate Change Institute, Australian National University
Melinda Cilento, Chief Executive, CEDA

Copland Leadership Program in Perth

WA
Mar 30
The Copland Leadership Program is CEDA's professional development program for emerging leaders from corporate, government, industry bodies, academia and the not-for-profit sectors.

Speakers

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SA Vice Chancellors' panel

SA
Apr 8
Throughout 2021 CEDA welcomes Vice Chancellors from across the country to speak as the leaders of significant businesses, and to share their strategies for dealing with unprecedented change and challenges.

Speakers

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