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

Future of work series - innovation and entrepreneurship | Adelaide | 27 March 2019
At the first event in the CEDA SA Future of Work series, we welcome Chief Entrepreneur for South Australia, Jim Whalley, and other thought leaders as they discuss the future of our economy in innovation and entrepreneurship.

Is your diverse workplace inclusive? | Sydney | 4 April 2019
CEDA welcomes Atlassian’s Global Head of Diversity and Belonging, Aubrey Blanche along with industry leaders to discuss building dynamic, balanced, and fulfilling work environments.

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.

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.

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