Upcoming events

2018 Energy series: Australia's future energy needs

QLD
Oct 24
In the continued absence of cohesive national energy policy, CEDA asks those providing energy to Australians how the expectations of consumers and the community will be met.

Speakers

Jim Galvin, Executive Director Retail Markets, Alinta Energy
Melissa Reynolds, Chief Customer Officer, AGL Energy

Federal infrastructure investment initiatives

QLD
Oct 25
Federal Department Secretary Steven Kennedy will present the Department’s strategic priorities and new initiatives for infrastructure and regional development.

Speakers

Dr Steven Kennedy PSM, Secretary, Department of Infrastructure and Regional Development

Workforce fit for the future?

QLD
Oct 31
Australia’s economy and future require a workforce fit for purpose.  Hear how Australians will participate in the workforce of the future and what it means to those educating, skilling and employing them.

Speakers

Doug Blue, Director of SEEK Learning and Career Services, SEEK Learning
Karen Chester, Deputy Chair, Productivity Commission
Professor Margaret Sheil AO, Vice-Chancellor and President, QUT

The neighbourhood: Australian influence and investment

QLD
Nov 8
With rapid economic growth, new politics and new investments Australia’s northern neighbourhood is undergoing unprecedented change. Hear how our previously unchallenged role in the region will be impacted.

Speakers

Frances Adamson, Secretary, Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade
Denise O'Brien, Executive Director, International Development, TAFE Queensland
Dr Helen Szoke AO, Chief Executive, Oxfam Australia
Rowan Callick OBE, Journalist and Industry Fellow, Griffith Asia Institute

Urban analytics - smart city thinking

QLD
Nov 15
Esri Head of Global Analytics, Dr Amen Ra Mashariki will discuss how industry and governments around the world are using data to create smart cities and improve urban environments.

Speakers

Dr Amen Ra Mashariki, Global Head of Analytics, Esri

Women in Leadership: motivate and mobilise

QLD
Nov 15
At this final event in CEDA’s 2018 Women in Leadership series in Queensland you’ll hear from award winning, society changing journalist Joanne McCarthy – a remarkable leader.

Speakers

Joanne McCarthy, Senior Journalist, Newcastle Herald

Economic success: connecting people with progress

QLD
Nov 27
CEDA’s forthcoming report, Connecting people with progress: securing future economic development presents new ideas, identifies priorities for future economic and social progress and asks new questions about growth and our connectedness to it.

Speakers

Jarrod Ball, Chief Economist, CEDA
Louise Dudley, Chief Executive Officer, Queensland Urban Utilities
Professor Anne Tiernan, Dean (Engagement), Griffith Business School