Upcoming events

Reconciliation and native title

WA
Sep 27
Join your fellow CEDA Trustees for a conversation with Professor Colleen Hayward, Pro-Vice-Chancellor, Equity and Indigenous, and Head of the Kurongkurl Katitjin Centre for Indigenous Australian Education and Research at Edith Cowan University.

Speakers

Professor Colleen Hayward AM, Head of Kurongkurl Katitjin, Centre for Indigenous Education and Research, Edith Cowan University

South East Asia - opportunities for Australian businesses

SA
Sep 27
CEDA is delighted to welcome the High Commissioner to Singapore, Bruce Gosper. Singapore is the gateway to South East Asia and Mr Gosper will discuss the strategic partnership between Australia and Singapore and the opportunities for Australian businesses.

Speakers

Bruce Gosper, Australian High Commissioner to Singapore, Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade
Jane Drake-Brockman, Director, EU Centre for Global Affairs, The University of Adelaide, Vice President, Australian Services Roundtable

Victoria’s economic growth: insights and predictions

VIC
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.

Speakers

David Martine, Secretary, Victorian Department of Treasury and Finance

The final frontier: space opportunities for SA

SA
Sep 27
Join CEDA and key space industry leaders as we discuss insights from the current state of the space sector and find out what opportunities are available for South Australia.

Speakers

Giuseppe Morsillo, Secretary General, Eurospace
Jim Morrison, Assistant Inspector General for Audits, National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
Eric Morel, Director - Industry, Procurement and Legal Services, European Space Agency

Emerging technologies: cyber security and virtual reality

SA
Sep 28
Join Tim Angel, Managing Director, Cortex Interactive, Paul Dewsnap, Principal Cyber Security Consultant, Chamonix and Jayson Walmsley, Principal Cyber Security Architect, Chamonix, as they explain how your businesses can be protected from cyber attacks to allow business continuity through awareness.

Speakers

Tim Angel, Managing Director, Cortex Interactive
Paul Dewsnap, Principal Cyber Security Consultant, Chamonix
Jayson Walmsley, Principal Cyber Security Architect, Chamonix

Energy security and sustainability

QLD
Oct 4
The Hon. Ian Macfarlane will provide a briefing on the need for policies that attract bipartisan support, ensure energy security and need for long-term investment decisions.

Speakers

The Hon. Ian Macfarlane, Chief Executive, Queensland Resources Council

Perth's metropolitan rail network

WA
Oct 4
Join your fellow CEDA Trustees for a conversation with Anthony Kannis, Project Director for METRONET.

Speakers

Anthony Kannis, Project Director, METRONET

Welcome to the experience revolution

WA
Oct 5
As Creative Director for FreeState, Adam Scott helps businesses create immersive experiences for their clients and customers, and brings the focus back to people and the user experience.

Speakers

Adam Scott, Creative Director, FreeState

Data transformation for a better Australia

VIC
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.

Speakers

David Kalisch, Australian Statistician, Australian Bureau of Statistics

Women in Leadership: gender and diversity - the policymakers

WA
Oct 11
CEDA WA's final Women in Leadership series event for 2017 welcomes three influential women who are leading gender and diversity policy and transformational change in Australia.

Speakers

Dr Anne Aly, WA Member for Cowan
Kate Jenkins, Sex Discrimination Commissioner, Australian Human Rights Commission
The Hon. Simone McGurk, WA Minister for Child Protection; Women’s Interests; Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence; Community Services

Energy markets: future options for a CET

VIC
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.

Speakers

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

Financial sector transformation

QLD
Oct 11
Bernadette Inglis will discuss how the financial sector is embracing digital transformation to stay competitive and the leadership required to drive this change. 

Speakers

Bernadette Inglis, Group General Manager, Retail and Premium Banking, Westpac

Single mobility account: smarter transport demand management

NSW
Oct 11
CEDA NSW/ACT is delighted to welcome Tom Walker, Managing Director, Cubic Transportation Systems to the 2017 Trustee program.

Speakers

Tom Walker, Asia Pacific Senior Vice President, Cubic Transportation Systems

SA technology and innovation: what's in it for me?

SA
Oct 12
Join your fellow Trustees as Joe Thorp, Chief Executive of TechInSA, discusses the possibilities in the technology and innovation space and how they impact South Australia.

Speakers

Joe Thorp, Chief Executive Officer, TechInSA

Unlocking the potential of the digital economy

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

Speakers

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

Graduates for the future of work: NSW Vice-Chancellors panel

NSW
Oct 12
CEDA brings together Vice-Chancellors from Universities across New South Wales for the 2017 Vice-Chancellors panel. This event will examine the evolving nature of work, the University sectors role in society, and the value delivered to communities through graduates.

Speakers

Prof. Attila Brungs, Vice-Chancellor and President, University of Technology Sydney
Prof. Barney Glover, Vice-Chancellor and President, Western Sydney University
Prof. Caroline McMillen, Vice-Chancellor and President, The University of Newcastle

Future directions for infrastructure PPPs

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

Speakers

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

VIC
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.

Speakers

Georgia Beattie, Chief Executive Officer, Startup Victoria

Health challenges of the next decade

NSW
Oct 18
CEDA NSW/ACT is delighted to welcome Elizabeth Koff, Secretary, NSW Health to the 2017 Trustee program.

Speakers

Elizabeth Koff, Secretary, NSW Health

A conversation with Ben Harvey

WA
Oct 18
In a world of instant information, the influence of media has grown and the way news is delivered has changed forever. A need to deliver breaking stories first has resulted in questions of #FakeNews among others.

Speakers

Ben Harvey, Group Business Editor, The West Australian

Papua New Guinea: working with our nearest neighbour

QLD
Oct 20
Papua New Guinea and Australia share a close economic and strategic partnership and trade $6.8 billion each year.

Speakers

Mark Baker, Managing Director Papua New Guinea, ANZ Banking Group
Andrew Barry, Managing Director, ExxonMobil
His Excellency Bruce Davis, Australian High Commissioner to Papua New Guinea

South Australian response to Australia's energy challenges

NSW
Oct 20
CEDA welcomes South Australian Treasurer the Hon. Tom Koutsantonis to deliver a keynote address in Sydney as part of the 2017 NSW Energy series.

Speakers

The Hon. Tom Koutsantonis, SA Treasurer; Minister for Finance; Minister for State Development, Minister for Mineral Resources and Energy

Aged care reform

VIC
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.

Speakers

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?

VIC
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.

Speakers

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

Economic update: Paul Bloxham

SA
Oct 26
Join your fellow CEDA Trustees as Paul Bloxham, Chief Economist, HSBC, gives his analysis of the current economic climate.

Speakers

Paul Bloxham, Chief Economist, HSBC Bank Australia

Women and Leadership Series: Diane Smith-Gander

SA
Oct 27
CEDA is delighted to welcome Diane Smith-Gander a highly successful business leader and one of only 10 women who chair an ASX200 company.

Speakers

Diane Smith-Gander, Non-Executive Director, Wesfarmers

WA Annual Resources Overview

WA
Oct 27
CEDA is proud to once again convene the WA Annual Resources Overview.

Speakers

Greg Lilleyman, Director of Operations, Fortescue Metals Group
George Bauk, Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer, Northern Minerals
Peter Bradford, Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer, Independence Group NL

Sydney 2030 - economic growth enabled by planning

NSW
Oct 27
CEDA's annual Sydney 2030 event welcomes NSW Minister for Planning, the Hon. Anthony Roberts as he reviews the drivers of Sydney's prolonged and continuing growth.

Speakers

The Hon. Anthony Roberts, NSW Minister for Planning, Minister for Housing; and Special Minister of State
Lucy Turnbull AO, Chief Commissioner, Greater Sydney Commission
Garry Bowditch, Executive Director, Better Infrastructure Initiative, John Grill Centre for Project Leadership, University of Sydney

Tourism: big project impacts

QLD
Oct 27
Queensland's tourism sector contributes $18 billion to the economy and supports a workforce over 200,000. Big projects are expected to drive the next phase of growth, but only if we can improve sector productivity and visitor experience quality.

Speakers

Matt Bekier, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, The Star Entertainment Group
John O’Sullivan, Managing Director, Tourism Australia
David Edwards, Projects Chief Executive, Department of State Development

Global smart cities

VIC
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

Speakers

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

Creating value and opportunities for Australian businesses

NSW
Nov 1
CEDA NSW/ACT is delighted to welcome Adrian Loader, Managing Director and Founding Partner, Allegro Funds to the 2017 Trustee program.

Speakers

Adrian Loader, Managing Director, Allegro Funds

Modernising and increasing the reliability of Victoria's gas

VIC
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.

 

Speakers

Dr Tim Nelson, Chief Economist, AGL Energy

Health series: patient centred future?

QLD
Nov 2
Healthcare remains our economy’s fastest growing expense. The second event in the CEDA Queensland 2017 Health series will examine what patient centred care means for cost, service, and delivery - now and for the decades ahead.

Speakers

Professor Paul Glasziou, Director, Centre for Research in Evidence-Based Practice, Bond University
Dr Edwin Kruys MD, President, Royal Australian College of General Practitioners
Leanne Wells, Chief Executive Officer, Consumers Health Forum of Australia

Digital health: delivering world class innovation

VIC
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.

Speakers

Tim Kelsey, Chief Executive Officer, Australian Digital Health Agency

Shaping cities through transport infrastructure

NSW
Nov 9

Speakers

Ben Harvey, Group Business Editor, The West Australian

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

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

Speakers

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

CEDA Annual Dinner Address by the Hon. Paul Keating

NSW
Nov 14
CEDA is delighted to welcome former Prime Minister, the Hon Paul Keating, to present the 2017 Annual Dinner Address.

Speakers

The Hon. Paul Keating, Former Prime Minister of Australia

The brave new world of artificial intelligence

VIC
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.

Speakers

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

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

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

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

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)
Debby Blakey, Chief Executive Officer, HESTA

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. Ben Wyatt, WA Treasurer; Minister for Finance; Energy; and Aboriginal Affairs

Future growth and stability of the state's capital

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

Speakers

Ryan Park, NSW Shadow Treasurer

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