Past events

Newcastle and Hunter Region Economic Development Forum

NSW
Sep 7
CEDA returns to the Hunter Region in 2017 for the Annual Newcastle and Hunter Region Economic Development Forum which will examine the core issues that continue to shape a regional economy in transition.

Speakers

Paul Lindwall, Commissioner, Productivity Commission
Professor Edward Blakely, District Commissioner – West Central, Greater Sydney Commission
Geoff Crowe, Chief Executive Officer, Port of Newcastle

Delivering WestConnex

NSW
Sep 7
CEDA NSW/ACT is delighted to welcome Dennis Cliche, Chief Executive Officer, Sydney Motorway Corporation to the 2017 Trustee program.

Speakers

Dennis Cliche, Chief Executive Officer, Sydney Motorway Corporation

Tourism - improving competitiveness

QLD
Sep 6
Bob East will discuss how to transform Australian tourism, improve performance and build competitiveness.

Speakers

Bob East, Chief Executive Officer, Mantra Group

Women and Leadership: Kate Jenkins

SA
Sep 6
CEDA's Women and Leadership series is delighted to welcome Sex Discrimination Commissioner, Kate Jenkins to the CEDA lectern.

Speakers

Kate Jenkins, Sex Discrimination Commissioner, Australian Human Rights Commission
Lucinda Hewitson, Chief Executive Officer and Founder, Diversity Inclusion (Chair)

Securing Australia's critical infrastructure

VIC
Sep 4
Join Chris Moraitis PSM, Secretary, Attorney-General's Department to hear about strengthening the national security of Australia's critical infrastructure, including energy, water, ports and telecommunication.

Speakers

Chris Moraitis PSM, Secretary, Attorney-General's Department

Housing Australia - research report

SA
Sep 4
The intergenerational consequences of high housing costs and falling ownership will be examined in CEDA's next research report titled Housing Australia. Join CEDA members and guests, with a range of thought leaders and decision makers in the Australian housing debate.

Speakers

Kym Goodes, Chief Executive Officer, TasCOSS
Prof. Christian Leishman, Director, Centre for Housing, Urban and Regional Planning, the University of Adelaide
Dr Nigel Stapledon, Real Estate Research Fellow, Centre for Applied Economic Research, UNSW

CEDA research release: Housing Australia

NSW
Sep 1
CEDA welcomes the Hon. Chris Bowen, Shadow Treasurer, Federal Member for MacMahon to update members on the latest research and policy priorities for housing affordability.

Speakers

The Hon. Chris Bowen MP, Shadow Treasurer, Federal Member for McMahon
Amy Brown, Partner, Infrastructure and Urban Renewal, PwC
Andrew Whitson, Group Executive and Chief Executive Officer - Residential, Stockland

Innovation and disruption series: the innovation imperative

NSW
Aug 31
CEDA's NSW innovation and disruption series returns to examine the innovation imperative and the role of business featuring a keynote address by international business leader Hamdi Ulukaya - Founder, and CEO of Chobani.

Speakers

Hamdi Ulukaya, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Chobani
Andrew Walduck, Executive General Manager – Trusted eCommerce Services and Group Chief Digital Officer, Australia Post
Ayala Domani, Director - Innovation, Telstra

Housing Australia

QLD
Aug 31
Historically low interest rates, long term economic and population growth and a tax system biasing debt over savings have contributed to housing affordability issues in Australia. The rapid pace of house price growth causes significant social and equity issues and threatens to undermine the resilience of the Australian economy.

Speakers

Dr John Edwards, Visiting Fellow, Lowy Institute and Adjunct Professor, Curtin University
Alan Kirkland, Chief Executive Officer, CHOICE
Riki Polygenis, Head of Australian Economics, NAB

Global economic update: Paul Sheard, S&P Global

VIC
Aug 31
CEDA is pleased to welcome New York-based economist Dr Paul Sheard to discuss his in-depth analysis of the global economy and its impact on Australia's prospects for growth in the medium to long term.

Speakers

Dr Paul Sheard, Executive Vice President and Chief Economist, S&P Global

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