Upcoming events

Women in Leadership: STEM skills business essential

Jun 19
This event, the first in CEDA WA’s Women in Leadership 2018 series, examines the importance of businesses embracing STEM skills in the workplace, to be at the forefront of digital disruption preparedness.


The Hon. Dave Kelly, Minister for Water; Fisheries; Forestry; Innovation and ICT; Science
Professor Steve Chapman, Vice-Chancellor, Edith Cowan University
Professor Donna Cross, Head, Health Promotion and Education Research; CoLab Director, Telethon Kids Institute
Deb Hancock, Chief Executive Officer, Scitech

Women in Leadership: Dr Julia Newton-Howes AM

Jun 27
The 2018 Women in Leadership series in Queensland introduces remarkable leaders.  These agents of change are from different backgrounds, have different expertise and demonstrate incredible commitment to deliver improved outcomes for gender equality. 


Dr Julia Newton-Howes AM, Chief Executive Officer, Investing in Women

Women in Leadership: perceptions, reward and recognition

Jul 12
CEDA’s Women in Leadership: diversity and inclusion series returns to ask why gender inequality persists in the modern workplace and examines how perceptions, reward and recognition fuel this inequality.


Trish Bergin, First Assistant Secretary, Office for Women, Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet
Carmel McGregor PSM, Adjunct Professor, Institute for Governance and Policy Analysis, University of Canberra
Fiona Vines, Global Head of Inclusion and Diversity, BHP

Diversity and digital transformation

Aug 1
BHP Chief Technology Officer, Diane Jurgens, is the keynote speaker at this event on opportunities at the intersection of diversity and digital transformation.


Diane Jurgens, Chief Technology Officer, BHP
Leah Armstrong, Chairperson, Supply Nation
Professor Elizabeth Croft, Dean, Faculty of Engineering, Monash University
David Hawkins, Chairman and Managing Director, BASF Australia and New Zealand

Women in Leadership: the CEO panel - diversity beyond gender

Aug 9
This event, the second in CEDA WA’s 2018 Women in Leadership series, features chief executives and senior leaders of some of our nations’ longest standing companies discussing what is required of leadership to develop and support a truly diverse workforce.


Terry Agnew, Group Chief Executive Officer, RAC of WA
Danielle Newport, Chief Executive Officer, Activ Foundation

Leading thinkers: behavioural insights and gender equality

Aug 13
CEDA welcomes Georgetown Institute of Women, Peace & Security, Managing Director, Dr Jeni Klugman, who shares VicHealth’s Leading Thinkers residency. This three year residency consisting of a range of behavioural trials and strategies focused on gender equality in sporting organisations and workplaces.


Dr Jeni Klugman, Leading Thinker, VicHealth and Managing Director, Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security

Women in Leadership - diversity in the arts

Nov 9
Join esteemed leaders as they examine the challenges and opportunities of diversity and inclusion in the arts sector, in CEDA’s final 2018 Women in Leadership event.


Wendy Martin, Director, Perth Festival
Sam Walsh AO, Chair, Art Gallery of Western Australia
Clare Watson, Artistic Director, Black Swan State Theatre Company