Upcoming events

Women in Leadership: STEM skills business essential

WA
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.

Speakers

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

QLD
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. 

Speakers

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

Women in Leadership: perceptions, reward and recognition

ACT
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.

Speakers

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

VIC
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.

Speakers

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

WA
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.

Speakers

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

Leading thinkers: behavioural insights and gender equality

VIC
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.

Speakers

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

Women in Leadership - diversity in the arts

WA
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.

Speakers

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