Upcoming events

Victoria’s economic growth: insights and predictions

Sep 27
CEDA welcomes David Martine, Secretary, Victorian Department of Treasury & Finance to address CEDA Trustees at a boardroom briefing about the future of Victoria's economic growth.


David Martine, Secretary, Victorian Department of Treasury and Finance

Data transformation for a better Australia

Oct 5
CEDA is pleased to welcome David Kalisch, Australian Statistician with the Australia Bureau of Statistics (ABS) to discuss the newly developed partnership with Deakin University in transforming data collection for improved economic, environmental, social and population outcomes for Australia.


David Kalisch, Australian Statistician, Australian Bureau of Statistics

Energy markets: future options for a CET

Oct 11
CEDA welcomes the Finkel Review's Chloe Munro and AGL CEO Andy Vesey, together with leaders in the energy sector to outline the priorities for a new Clean Energy Target.


Andy Vesey, Chief Executive Officer, AGL Energy
Chloe Munro, Panel Member, Independent Review into the Future Security of the NEM
Kane Thornton, Chief Executive, Clean Energy Council

Unlocking the potential of the digital economy

Oct 12
CEDA welcomes Federal Communications Minister Senator the Hon. Mitch Fifield for a keynote address.


Senator the Hon. Mitch Fifield, Federal Minister for Communications, Federal Minister for the Arts
Andrew Scott, Head of Technology, Telstra

Future directions for infrastructure PPPs

Oct 16
Join leaders from the Victorian, Queensland and NSW Treasury as we discuss the future directions for infrastructure public-private partnerships.


Kim Curtain, Executive Director, Infrastructure and Structured Finance, NSW Treasury
Robert Fleming, Acting Deputy Under Treasurer, Queensland Treasury
Jason Loos, Director, Partnerships Victoria, Victorian Department of Treasury and Finance

Vision for Victoria's startup ecosystem

Oct 17
CEDA welcomes Georgia Beattie, Chief Executive Officer of Startup Victorian to discuss Victoria’s startup ecosystem and Startup Victoria’s vision for growth of Victoria as a startup destination.


Georgia Beattie, Chief Executive Officer, Startup Victoria

Aged care reform

Oct 23
Australia's aged care sector continues to change. Join leaders for insights into the progress of the national reform agenda and the future of aged care services.


David Tune AO PSM, Independent Reviewer, Aged Care Legislated Review
Sandra Hills OAM, Chief Executive Officer, Benetas
Ian Yates AM, Chief Executive, COTA Australia

Australia's defence industries boom: are we ready?

Oct 24
How can we mobilise local industry and workforce for Australia's defence boom? Join BAE Systems Australia CEO Glynn Phillips for a closer look at the opportunities and key productivity issues in Australia's defence industries.


Glynn Philips, Chief Executive Officer, BAE Systems Australia
The Hon. Wade Noonan MP, Victorian Minister for Industry and Employment, Victorian Minister for Resources

Global smart cities

Nov 1
CEDA welcomes international speaker Dr Roland Busch, Chief Technology Officer and Member of the Global Managing Board of Siemens AG for a closer look at innovative smart city initiatives from around the world


Dr Roland Busch, Chief Technology Officer and Member of the Global Managing Board, Siemens AG
Catherine Caruana-McManus, Chair, Smart Cities and Industries Workstream, IoT Alliance Australia

Modernising and increasing the reliability of Victoria's gas

Nov 2
CEDA welcomes Tim Nelson, Chief Economist and General Manager, Sustainability, AGL to discuss the proposed gas import pipeline to increase energy security and supply for south-eastern states of Australia.



Dr Tim Nelson, Chief Economist, AGL Energy

Digital health: delivering world class innovation

Nov 3
Find out more about the vision and opportunities highlighted in the just-released national digital health strategy with the ADHA’s CEO Tim Kelsey.


Tim Kelsey, Chief Executive Officer, Australian Digital Health Agency

Cyber security: How can industry stay ahead of the game?

Nov 14
Join Australia's cyber security leader Alistair Macgibbon as we look at the emerging risks and opportunities in the changing cyber landscape.


Sue O'Connor, Chair, Yarra Valley Water
Alistair MacGibbon, Special Adviser to the Prime Minister on Cyber Security, Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet
Lynwen Connick, Chief Information Security Officer

The brave new world of artificial intelligence

Nov 16
CEDA's new economy breakfast series returns with a closer look at the brave new world of artificial intelligence. Join Vice-President of Microsoft Corporation David A. Heiner from the US for the latest global thinking.


David A. Heiner, Vice-President, Regulatory Affairs, Microsoft Corporation

Women in Leadership: a roadmap for change

Nov 22
What's the latest research on workplace gender equality? Join the WGEA's Libby Lyons and other leaders as we set out the roadmap for change.


Libby Lyons, Director, Workplace Gender Equality Agency
Jennifer Cermak, Partner, McKinsey & Company

Health: The growth of private patients in public hospitals

Dec 13
Join Cabrini Health CEO, Dr Michael Walsh to discuss the growth of privately insured patients in public hospitals, possible drivers of this and how this impacts patients, private hospitals, public hospitals, private health insurers and governments.


Dr Michael Walsh, Chief Executive Officer, Cabrini Health