Workforce and Workplace


Essential for the prosperity and productivity of all Australia, 2019 will see continued discussions on the CEDA stage about the workforce and workplace and the future of work.

How do we invest in skills for a lifetime of work, retain a strong safety net and support productivity through engagement and collaboration?

Upcoming events

Artificial intelligence and ethics: the effects of bias | Perth | 11 April 2019
What impact will artificial intelligence (AI) have on our economy, institutions, workforce and society? Hear from multidisciplinary leaders as they discuss how to design ethical AI built on trust, fairness, transparency and accountability, with Blind Citizens Australia Chief Executive Officer, Emma Bennison and Australian Communications Consumer Action Network (ACCAN) Director of Inclusion, Wayne Hawkins.

Artificial intelligence and ethics: the future of work | Adelaide | 6 May 2019
CEDA is pleased to welcome key thinkers to discuss how future artificial intelligence will impact the workforce and the ethics of the application of new technologies with CPSU Senior Policy Officer, Osmond Chiu; AlphaBeta Director, Dr. Jim Minifie and Department of Premier and Cabinet Executive Director ICT and Digital Government, Dr Eva Balan-Vnuk.

Productivity panel | Brisbane | 22 May 2019
The leaders of state and Commonwealth bodies working to provide independent economic and policy advice to governments will be convened for the first time by CEDA in Queensland, with NSW Treasure Commissioner for Productivity, Peter Achterstraat AM; Productivity Commission Chairman, Michael Brennan; Office of the South Australian Productivity Commission Chair and Chief Executive Officer, Dr Matthew Butlin and Queensland Productivity Commission Principal Commissioner, Kim Wood.

Women and the future of work | Melbourne | 3 July 2019
CEDA welcomes University of Sydney Business School, Co-Director of the Women, Work and Leadership Group Professor Rae Cooper, to share new evidence and insights on the social and economic changes and challenges, relating to women at work.

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