Upcoming events

Professor Stephanie Kelton

SA
Jan 14
CEDA welcomes to Adelaide, Stony Brook University Professor of Economics and Public Policy Stephanie Kelton.

Speakers

Professor Stephanie Kelton, Professor of Economics and Public Policy, Stony Brook University

2020 Trustee welcome back

NSW
Jan 30
CEDA is delighted to invite Trustees to join us for this complimentary sundowner event to launch our 2020 event program, in what will be CEDA's 60th year. 

Speakers

Peter Achterstraat AM, Commissioner for Productivity, NSW Treasury

2020 Queensland Trustee welcome back

QLD
Jan 30
CEDA's Trustee welcome back is an opportunity to be introduced to both long serving and new CEDA Trustees and to catch up with senior leaders from across our membership.

Speakers

Melinda Cilento, Chief Executive, CEDA

Human value in the future of work

NSW
Jan 31
CEDA returns to Parramatta to discuss human value in the future of work and examine the skills mix for the industries set to underpin Western Sydney's future growth. 

Speakers

Scott Johnston, Acting NSW Public Service Commissioner, NSW Public Service Commission

Maintaining Australia's world-class higher education sector

NSW
Feb 5
CEDA is delighted to welcome University of Wollongong, Vice-Chancellor, Professor Paul Wellings CBE to the 2020 Trustee program. 

Speakers

Prof. Paul Wellings CBE, Vice-Chancellor, University of Wollongong

2020 Queensland program launch

QLD
Feb 5
Connect with CEDA’s network of senior external affairs, communications, marketing and business development professionals early in the year for afternoon refreshments, a preview of 2020, CEDA’s program and plans to keep you and your colleagues up to date and briefed throughout the year.

Speakers

Clint O'Brien, Associate Director, CEDA

2020 Economic and Political Overview in Sydney

NSW
Feb 12
Join former Prime Minister of Australia, the Hon. Kevin Rudd AC and a panel of senior economic and political analysts for the launch of CEDA’s annual Economic and Political Overview (EPO) to explore the issues that will impact business, government and policymakers in 2020.

Speakers

The Hon. Kevin Rudd AC, Former Prime Minister of Australia
David Thodey AO, Chair, NSW-Federal Financial Relations Review
Tanya Smith, Principal, Nous
Michael Blythe, Chief Economist and Managing Director, Commonwealth Bank of Australia

2020 Economic and Political Overview in Brisbane

QLD
Feb 13
Get the ideas, the facts and the figures for your business, government and your community with CEDA’s trusted Economic and Political Overview (EPO) report and events. CEDA’s EPO provides expert analysis, new data and the latest forecasts for the year ahead. 

Speakers

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

2020 Economic and Political Overview in Canberra

ACT
Feb 14
CEDA welcomes the Hon. Andrew Barr MLA to address CEDA’s 2020 Economic and Political Overview (EPO), along with additional speakers outlining what will shape Australia’s economic development and social progress in the year ahead.

Speakers

Andrew Barr MLA, Chief Minister, Australian Capital Territory
Michael Blythe, Chief Economist and Managing Director, Commonwealth Bank of Australia
Martin Hoffman, Chief Executive Officer, National Disability Insurance Agency
Mukund Narayanamurti, Chief Executive Officer, Asialink Business

Future of gas in Australia

VIC
Feb 17
Hear from Jemena Managing Director, Frank Tudor as we discuss the broad future of gas in Australia.

Speakers

Frank Tudor, Managing Director, Jemena

Unlocking precision health and medicine through phenotopying

WA
Feb 18
CEDA welcomes Australian National Phenome Centre (ANPC) researcher and Murdoch University Pro- Vice Chancellor Professor Jeremy Nicholson to address CEDA Trustees on the role of the ANPC in unlocking the long-term health benefits of phenotyping.

Speakers

Professor Jeremy Nicholson, Executive Director, Australian National Phenome Centre

Priorities for the Aged Care sector to enhance quality

NSW
Feb 19
CEDA is delighted to welcome Leading Age Services Australia, Chief Executive Officer, Sean Rooney, to the 2020 Trustee program. 

Speakers

Sean Rooney, Chief Executive Officer, Leading Age Services Australia

Accelerating research and development

NSW
Feb 20
CEDA launches the 2020 Innovation and Disruption series by examining drivers of R&D in our economy and its role in our innovation ecosystem.

Speakers

The Hon. Gabrielle Upton MP, NSW Parliamentary Secretary to the Premier
Professor Hugh Durrant-Whyte, NSW Chief Scientist and Engineer
David Gonski, Chair, NSW Accelerating R&D Advisory Group

2020 pre-budget briefing

WA
Feb 20
CEDA once again welcomes Western Australian Under Treasurer, Michael Barnes, to provide CEDA Trustees with an insight into the State’s economic and fiscal outlook for 2020 and beyond.

Speakers

Michael Barnes, Under Treasurer, WA Department of Treasury

2020 Economic and Political Overview in Townsville

QLD
Feb 20
Get the ideas, the facts and the figures for your business, government and your community with CEDA’s trusted Economic and Political Overview (EPO) report and events. CEDA is pleased to present this national report and event in Townsville in 2020.  

Speakers

Michael Blythe, Chief Economist and Managing Director, Commonwealth Bank of Australia
Jim Chalmers MP, Federal Shadow Treasurer

ACCC's Enforcement and Compliance Policy Update 2020

NSW
Feb 25
CEDA welcomes ACCC Chair, Rod Sims, to address CEDA members and guests outlining the enforcement and compliance priorities for the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission in 2020.

Speakers

Rod Sims, Chairman, Australian Competition and Consumer Commission

2020 Economic and Political Overview in Adelaide

SA
Feb 28
CEDA's 2020 Economic and Political Overview (EPO) presents leading state and national commentators, expert analysis and the latest forecasts to inform the year ahead, with a strong focus on the sectors that will drive SA's prosperity in 2020 and beyond. 

 

Speakers

Michael Blythe, Chief Economist and Managing Director, Commonwealth Bank of Australia
Melinda Cilento, Chief Executive, CEDA
Jane Danvers, Principal and Presiding Member, Wilderness School and SACE Board of South Australia
David O'Loughlin, Chief Executive Officer, KWP!

Capability and skills for modern defence challenges

NSW
Mar 4
CEDA is delighted to welcome Department of Defence, Capability Acquisition and Sustainment Group, Deputy Secretary, Tony Fraser to the 2020 Trustee program.

Speakers

Tony Fraser, Deputy Secretary, Department of Defence, Capability Acquisition and Sustainment Group

The economic and social cost of chronic disease

NSW
Mar 10
CEDA is delighted to welcome NSW Ministry of Health Deputy Secretary, Population and Public Health, and Chief Health Officer, Dr Kerry Chant PSM to the 2020 Trustee program. 

Speakers

Dr Kerry Chant PSM, Chief Health Officer; Deputy Secretary Population and Public Health, NSW Health

Leading social enterprise: Innovation achieving impact

NSW
Mar 10
CEDA launches the Copland Sundowner series to profile leading Australia social entrepreneurs to outline how new thinking to entrenched challenges is leading to sustainable, innovative and impactful change to our society’s greatest challenges.

Speakers

Nic Marchesi and Lucas Patchett, Co-Founders, OrangeSky Australia

2020 Economic and Political Overview in Melbourne

VIC
Mar 11
CEDA’s Economic and Political Overview in Melbourne provides expert analysis and forecasts for the year ahead. Hear from our annual keynote speaker Treasurer of Victoria, the Hon. Tim Pallas and Commonwealth Bank Chief Economist and Managing Director, Michael Blythe.

Speakers

The Hon. Tim Pallas, Treasurer of Victoria
Michael Blythe, Chief Economist and Managing Director, Commonwealth Bank of Australia

Sydney 2050: Planning reform for growth

NSW
Mar 19
NSW Minister for Planning and Public Spaces, the Hon. Rob Stokes MP headlines CEDA’s Sydney 2050 event to examine planning reform to unlock the next wave of growth in greater Sydney.

Speakers

The Hon. Rob Stokes MP, NSW Minister for Planning and Public Spaces

Industry development through the Aerotropolis

NSW
Mar 31
CEDA welcomes Western City and Aerotropolis Authority Chief Executive, Sam Sangster, and industry leaders to profile industry opportunities in Sydney’s Western City.

Speakers

Sam Sangster, Chief Executive Officer, Western City and Aerotropolis Authority

Unlocking data in the public interest

QLD
Mar 31
How can we maximise the economic and social benefits of data and data access? 

Speakers

Gabriela D'Souza, Senior Economist, CEDA
Tim Kelsey, Chief Executive, Australian Digital Health Agency

Pre-budget address and Australia's economic outlook

NSW
Apr 1
CEDA is delighted to welcome Westpac, Chief Economist, Bill Evans to the 2020 Trustee program.  

Speakers

Bill Evans, Chief Economist, Westpac

The potential of hydrogen

NSW
Apr 3
CEDA welcomes Darren Miller, Chief Executive of Australian Renewable Energy Agency to examine the potential of hydrogen and industry opportunities for Australia to become a leading global hydrogen player.

Speakers

Darren Miller, Chief Executive Officer, Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA)

Freight priorities for a growing Australia

NSW
Apr 8
CEDA is delighted to welcome Pacific National, Chief Executive Officer, Dean Dalla Valle to the 2020 Trustee program. 

Speakers

Dean Dalla Valle, Chief Executive Officer, Pacific National

Providing a sustainability framework

NSW
Apr 22
CEDA is delighted to welcome international speaker Keryn James, Group Chief Executive, ERM to the 2020 Trustee program. 

Speakers

Keryn James, Group Chief Executive, ERM

WA Copland Leadership Program 2020

WA
May 22
The Copland Leadership Program is CEDA's professional development program for emerging leaders from corporate, government, academic and community sectors.

Speakers

See the event page for all speakers