Upcoming events

The space economy - opportunities for WA

Nov 21
Growing Australia’s space industry presents significant opportunities. Join a panel of industry leaders to discuss the opportunities for Western Australian (WA) businesses and research institutions.


The Hon. Dave Kelly, WA Minister for Water; Fisheries; Forestry; Innovation and ICT; Science
Professor Peter Klinken AC, Chief Scientist of Western Australia Science and Innovation, WA Department of Jobs, Tourism Science and Innovation
Professor Deborah Terry AO, Vice Chancellor, Curtin University

Cyber Security

Nov 23
Join your fellow Trustees as John Poynton, Chair of SC8 Technologies, discusses cyber security - the opportunities and threats.


John Poynton AM, Chairman, SC8 Technologies

Australia - champion of free trade

Nov 28
CEDA’s latest research, Australia’s place in the world, examines the nation's position in the world with respect to threats to global security, global governance, and the global economy.


Andrea Gleason, State Director, Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Western Australia State Office
Professor Peter Robertson, Dean of UWA Business School, The University of Western Australia

The Ichthys LNG Project - an economic impact assessment

Dec 1

Join INPEX General Manager, External Affairs and Joint Venture, Bill Townsend and ACIL Allen Consulting Executive Director, WA and NT, John Nicolaou to discuss the economic benefits of one of the most significant oil and gas projects in the world, the Ichthys LNG Project.


John Nicolaou, Executive Director, WA and NT, ACIL Allen Consulting
Bill Townsend, General Manager, External Affairs and Joint Venture, INPEX

WA State of the State 2017

Dec 6
CEDA is honoured to welcome the Premier of Western Australia (WA), the Hon. Mark McGowan, and three senior WA Ministers to detail the Government’s plans to steer the State’s economy.


The Hon. Mark McGowan, WA Premier; Minister for Public Sector Management; State Development; Jobs and Trade; and Federal-State Relations
The Hon. Roger Cook, Deputy Premier, WA Minister for Health; Mental Health
The Hon. Alannah MacTiernan, WA Minister for Regional Development; Agriculture and Food; Minister Assisting the Minister for State Development; and Jobs and Trade

CEDA Trustee end-of-year sundowner

Dec 12
CEDA welcomes our Trustees to join us for drinks and canapes at an exclusive, invitation-only end-of-year celebration.


John Langoulant AO, State President, CEDA WA

Tourism - marketing WA to the world

Feb 7
The new WA Government has a dedicated focus on tourism-boosting enterprises to deliver increased and sustained economic growth for the State. CEDA welcomes the Hon. Paul Papalia CSC, WA Minister for Tourism, and key players to examine current initiatives, future investment and job growth opportunities driving Western Australia’s fast-growing tourism sector.


The Hon. Paul Papalia CSC, WA Minister for Defence Issues; Minister for Tourism; Racing and Gaming; Small Business; Citizenship and Multicultural Affairs
Mike McKenna, Chief Executive Officer, Perth Stadium
The Hon. David Templeman MLA, WA Minister for Local Government; Heritage; Culture and the Arts

2018 Economic and Political Overview in Perth

Feb 27
CEDA’s annual flagship event, the Economic and Political Overview (EPO), presents an opportunity to reflect on past business, economic and political successes and discuss future opportunities for the state and the nation.


Bill Johnston MLA, WA Minister for Mines and Petroleum; Commerce and Industrial Relations; Electoral Affairs; Asian Engagement; Member for Cannington
Mukund Narayanamurti, Chief Executive Officer, AsiaLink Business