Upcoming events

The space economy - opportunities for WA

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.

Speakers

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

Women in Leadership: a roadmap for change

TAS
Nov 21
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.

Speakers

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

Building international partnerships

NSW
Nov 21
CEDA NSW/ACT is delighted to welcome Angela Bogdan, Canadian Consul General to the 2017 Trustee program.

Speakers

Angela Bogdan, Consul General, Consulate General of Canada

Australia's place in the world - research report

SA
Nov 21
CEDA will release a research report in November 2017 which will consider the economic effects felt in Australia from policy decisions that emerge from geopolitical events.

Speakers

Professor Richard Pomfret, Professor of Economics, The University of Adelaide
Alan Oxley, Chair, APEC Study Centre, RMIT University

Women in Leadership: a roadmap for change

VIC
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.

Speakers

Fiona Vines, Head of Inclusion and Diversity, BHP
Jennifer Cermak, Partner, McKinsey & Company
Mark McManamny, Group Director, Civil Infrastructure, Vic, SA, Tas, AECOM

End of year economic update

SA
Nov 22
CEDA welcomes Darryl Gobbett, Chief Economist and Financial Adviser, Baillieu Holst, as he gives his unique take on the year's most pressing economic trends and how they might impact our state.

Speakers

Darryl Gobbett, Chief Economist and Financial Adviser, Baillieu Holst

Women and Leadership series: a roadmap to change

SA
Nov 23
CEDA is pleased to welcome Libby Lyons, Director, Workplace Gender Equality Agency for this Women and Leadership series event. Libby will present the findings from WGEA's 2016-17 Australia's gender equality scorecard.

Speakers

Libby Lyons, Director, Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA)
Helen Fraser, Director, Human Resources, AECOM
Debby Blakey, Chief Executive Officer, HESTA

Cyber Security

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

Speakers

John Poynton AM, Chairman, SC8 Technologies

Australia - champion of free trade

WA
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.

Speakers

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

South Australia's competitive advantage

SA
Nov 28
CEDA is delighted to welcome Bernard Salt AM as he leads the discussion around positioning South Australia as the place for business, focussing on its strengths including liveability, affordability, entrepreneurship culture, and digital infrastructure.

Speakers

Bernard Salt AM, Managing Director, The Demographics Group
Jane Danvers, Principal, Wilderness School
Joe Thorp, Chief Executive Officer, TechInSA

Change and opportunity in NFPs

NSW
Nov 29
CEDA NSW/ACT is delighted to welcome The Benevolent Society Chief Executive Officer, Joanne Toohey to the 2017 Trustee program.

Speakers

Joanne Toohey, Chief Executive Officer, The Benevolent Society

Business change and equity

QLD
Nov 29
Recent data benchmarks business progress toward workplace equity.

Speakers

Libby Lyons, Director, Workplace Gender Equality Agency

Women in Leadership: the information to influence

QLD
Nov 30
CEDA's Women in Leadership series delivers leading thinking and thinkers, new insights and a forum for debate on a complex and critical economic development issue - equity and diversity.

Speakers

Sally Loane, Chief Executive, Financial Services Council
Libby Lyons, Director, Workplace Gender Equality Agency
Kate Hillman, Partner, People Organisation and Change, EY

2017 State of the State - Tasmania

TAS
Dec 1
CEDA welcomes the Hon. Will Hodgman MP, Premier of Tasmania, to deliver the 2017 State of the State address in Hobart, Tasmania.

Speakers

The Hon Will Hodgman MP, Premier of Tasmania

Energy: keynote by the Hon. Josh Frydenberg

VIC
Dec 1
CEDA welcomes Federal Minister for Environment and Energy the Hon. Josh Frydenberg for a keynote address on national energy market reform.

Speakers

The Hon. Josh Frydenberg MP, Federal Minister for the Environment and Energy

The Ichthys LNG Project - an economic impact assessment

WA
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.

Speakers

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

WA
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.
 

Speakers

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

Future growth and stability of the state's capital

NSW
Dec 6
CEDA NSW/ACT is delighted to welcome Ryan Park, Shadow Treasurer, Parliament of NSW to the 2017 Trustee program.

Speakers

Ryan Park, NSW Shadow Treasurer

CEDA Trustee end-of-year sundowner

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

Speakers

John Langoulant AO, State President, CEDA WA

Health: the growth of private patients in public hospitals

VIC
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.

Speakers

Dr Michael Walsh, Chief Executive Officer, Cabrini Health

NSW mid-year economic update

NSW
Dec 14
CEDA welcomes the Hon. Dominic Perrottet to deliver his inaugural address as NSW Treasurer to CEDA members and guests.

Speakers

The Hon Dominic Perrottet MP, NSW Treasurer

Tasmania 2018 Election: keynote by Rebecca White

TAS
Jan 31
Ahead of the 2018 Tasmanian state election, hear from opposition leader Rebecca White on her vision and priorities for economic and social development.

Speakers

Rebecca White MP, Leader of the Opposition, Tasmania

2018 Program lunch

QLD
Jan 31
The 2018 Program lunch is an invitation only event – for the senior external affairs, communications, marketing and business development professionals of CEDA member organisations.

Speakers


From smart to intelligent cities: urban transformation

SA
Feb 6
CEDA welcomes Stephen Yarwood, former Lord Mayor of Adelaide and well respected Urban Futurist, as he looks at the important changes that will transform the future of our city.

Speakers

Stephen Yarwood, Former Lord Mayor of Adelaide and Urban Futurist, City2050

Tourism - marketing WA to the world

WA
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.

Speakers

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

Government response to data availability and use inquiry

VIC
Feb 13
CEDA welcomes Gemma van Halderen, First Assistant Secretary, Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet, to discuss Federal Government reponse to a Productivity Commision Inquiry into Data Availability and Use.

Speakers

Gemma van Halderen, First Assistant Secretary, Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet

2018 ACT Economic and Political Overview

ACT
Feb 16

For over 30 years, CEDA’s Economic and Political Overview (EPO) forums have been important resources for business to inform and support their strategic planning for the year ahead.
 

 

Speakers


2018 Economic and Political Overview in Brisbane

QLD
Feb 16
CEDA’s Economic and Political Overview brings together leaders of businesses, communities, policy and politics for frank analysis of the coming year.

Speakers

Melinda Cilento, Chief Executive, CEDA
Dr Nicholas Gruen, Director, Lateral Economics
Michele Levine, Chief Executive Officer, Roy Morgan Research

2018 Economic and Political Overview in Melbourne

VIC
Feb 23
CEDA’s 35th annual Economic and Political Overview will feature a keynote address by Victorian Treasurer, the Hon. Tim Pallas. Join us as we discuss the key trends, policy agendas and prospects for growth in 2016.

Speakers

The Hon. Tim Pallas, Treasurer of Victoria

2018 Economic and Political Overview in Townsville

QLD
Feb 23
CEDA’s Economic and Political Overview is Australia's premier national publication and series of briefings on the year ahead. 

Speakers

Michele Levine, Chief Executive Officer, Roy Morgan Research

Priorities for Victoria's public sector

VIC
Feb 23
CEDA welcomes Chris Eccles AO, Secretary of Department of Premier and Cabinet to discuss the 2018 priorities of Victorian public services.

Speakers

Chris Eccles, Secretary, Department of Premier & Cabinet

Competition in the Australian financial system

VIC
Feb 26
Join Productivity Commission Chairman, Peter Harris AO to discuss the draft report of the PC’s Inquiry into competition in the Australian financial system.

Speakers

Peter Harris AO, Chairman, Productivity Commission

2018 Economic and Political Overview in Perth

WA
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.

Speakers

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

A conversation with Tim Jarvis AM

SA
Feb 28
CEDA welcomes Tim Jarvis AM as he speaks to CEDA Trustees about the lessons he has learned throughout his various expeditions, and will talk about leadership, problem solving, teamwork, change management and goal setting in an organisational context.

Speakers

Tim Jarvis AM, Polar Explorer, Author, Filmmaker, Environmental Scientist

2018 NSW Economic and Political Overview

NSW
Mar 2

CEDA brings EPO to Sydney to examine the critical issues that will shape the local economy, political outlook, and national reform priorities.

Speakers

Michael Blythe, Chief Economist and Managing Director, Commonwealth Bank of Australia

Jobs of tomorrow: where, what, and how many?

SA
Mar 5

Speakers

Professor Goran Roos, Chair of the Advanced Manufacturing Council

Final report into transitioning regional economies

VIC
Mar 6
CEDA welcomes Paul Lindwall of the Productivity Commission and presiding Commissioner of the Inquiry into Transitioning Regional Economies, to discuss the results of the final report.

Speakers

Paul Lindwall, Commissioner, Productivity Commission

Copland Lecture by Rio Tinto Chief Executive

VIC
Mar 20
CEDA welcomes Chief Executive of Rio Tinto, Jean-Sébastien Jacques, a highly respected thought leader across a wide range of geopolitical and economic issues within the mining industry and more broadly.

Speakers

Jean-Sébastien Jacques, Chief Executive, Rio Tinto

City economics: policy, planning, growth

QLD
Mar 27
The success of our economy is dependent on the success of our cities.  The Productivity Commission’s five year review weighs in heavily on cities and services.

Speakers

Peter Harris AO, Chairman, Productivity Commission
Nerida Conisbee, Chief Economist, REA Group