Upcoming events

Energy security and sustainability

Oct 4
The Hon. Ian Macfarlane will provide a briefing on the need for policies that attract bipartisan support, ensure energy security and need for long-term investment decisions.


The Hon. Ian Macfarlane, Chief Executive, Queensland Resources Council

Financial sector transformation

Oct 11
Bernadette Inglis will discuss how the financial sector is embracing digital transformation to stay competitive and the leadership required to drive this change. 


Bernadette Inglis, Group General Manager, Retail and Premium Banking, Westpac

Papua New Guinea: working with our nearest neighbour

Oct 20
Papua New Guinea and Australia share a close economic and strategic partnership and trade $6.8 billion each year.


Mark Baker, Managing Director Papua New Guinea, ANZ Banking Group
Andrew Barry, Managing Director, ExxonMobil
His Excellency Bruce Davis, Australian High Commissioner to Papua New Guinea

Tourism: big project impacts

Oct 27
Queensland's tourism sector contributes $18 billion to the economy and supports a workforce over 200,000. Big projects are expected to drive the next phase of growth, but only if we can improve sector productivity and visitor experience quality.


Matt Bekier, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, The Star Entertainment Group
John O’Sullivan, Managing Director, Tourism Australia
David Edwards, Projects Chief Executive, Department of State Development

Health series: patient centred future?

Nov 2
Healthcare remains our economy’s fastest growing expense. The second event in the CEDA Queensland 2017 Health series will examine what patient centred care means for cost, service, and delivery - now and for the decades ahead.


Professor Paul Glasziou, Director, Centre for Research in Evidence-Based Practice, Bond University
Dr Edwin Kruys MD, President, Royal Australian College of General Practitioners
Leanne Wells, Chief Executive Officer, Consumers Health Forum of Australia