Upcoming events

The role of planning in enabling NSW economic growth

Jun 26
CEDA NSW/ACT is delighted to welcome NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment, Secretary, Jim Betts to the 2019 Trustee program.


Jim Betts, Secretary, NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment

Delivering on government priorities

Jul 5
CEDA welcomes New South Wales Department of Premier and Cabinet Secretary, Tim Reardon to outline recent changes to the NSW public service to build capability and deliver customer service. 


Tim Reardon, Secretary, NSW Department of Premier and Cabinet

Effects of temporary migration: population and workforce

Jul 23
At this event we discuss Australia’s migration system and CEDA’s forthcoming research which examines the effects of temporary migration on population growth, our labour market and the national economy.


Melinda Cilento, Chief Executive, CEDA
Peter Cully, First Assistant Secretary, Small Business & Economic Strategy Division, Department of Employment, Skills, Small and Family Business
Justin Gibbs, Practice Leader and Director of Government Relations (Asia Pacific), Fragomen
Teresa Liu, Managing Partner, Fragomen

NSW Government priorities in social and affordable housing

Jul 24
CEDA NSW/ACT is delighted to welcome NSW Department of Family and Community Services, Land and Housing Corporation, Deputy Secretary, Anne Skewes to the 2019 Trustee program.


Anne Skewes, Deputy Secretary, Land and Housing Corporation, NSW Department of Family and Community Services

Population and participation in a global city

Jul 26
The CEDA NSW Cities and Infrastructure series returns to examine Sydney’s population debate and the relationship to economic and social development. At this event, CEDA welcomes leaders from across various modes of transport to discuss infrastructure needs of a global city.


Marika Calfas, Chief Executive Officer, NSW Ports
Andrew Head, Chief Executive Officer, WestConnex
Graham Millett, Chief Executive Officer, Western Sydney Airport

Productivity reform - priorities to enhance service delivery

Jul 31
CEDA NSW/ACT is delighted to welcome NSW Productivity Commissioner, Peter Achterstraat AM to the 2019 Trustee program.


Peter Achterstraat AM, Commissioner for Productivity, NSW Treasury

The social and economic value in medical research

Aug 7
CEDA NSW/ACT is delighted to welcome National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC), Chief Executive Officer, Professor Anne Kelso AO to the 2019 Trustee program.  


Professor Anne Kelso AO, Chief Executive Officer, National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)

Positioning New South Wales as a leader in future industries

Aug 14
CEDA NSW/ACT is delighted to welcome NSW Chief Scientist and Engineer, Professor Hugh Durrant-Whyte to the 2019 Trustee program. 


Professor Hugh Durrant-Whyte, NSW Chief Scientist and Engineer

Priorities in value-based healthcare

Aug 16
CEDA welcomes Dr Stephen Duckett and industry stakeholders to discuss trends and priorities in value-based healthcare.


Dr Stephen Duckett, Health Program Director, Grattan Institute
Dr Nigel Lyons, Deputy Secretary, Health Systems Strategy and Planning, NSW Ministry of Health
Dr Zoe Wainer, Head of Public Health and Medical Director, Bupa
Leanne Wells, Chief Executive Officer, Consumers Health Forum of Australia

State of Western Sydney

Aug 23
At this event CEDA welcomes NSW Minister for Jobs and Investment, Tourism, and Western Sydney, the Hon. Stuart Ayres as we examine the state of Western Sydney across urban development, infrastructure and education, as well as growth opportunities to maximise business investment.


The Hon. Stuart Ayres MP, Minister for Jobs and Investment, Tourism, and Western Sydney
Prof. Barney Glover AO, Vice-Chancellor and President, Western Sydney University
Lyn Cobley, Chief Executive, Westpac Institutional Bank

Making Australian payments thrive

Aug 28
CEDA NSW/ACT is delighted to welcome Australian Payments Network, Chief Executive Officer, Andy White to the 2019 Trustee program. 


Andy White, Chief Executive Officer, Australian Payments Network

Vice-Chancellors' panel

Sep 12
The annual CEDA Vice-Chancellors' panel returns to examine drivers of the Australian higher education sector and priority areas to enhance graduate outcomes, research strengths, and international competitiveness. 


Prof. Attila Brungs, Vice-Chancellor and President, University of Technology Sydney
Dr Michael Spence AC, Vice-Chancellor and Principal, The University of Sydney

NSW Copland Program 2019

Oct 1
Be inspired, be mentored and build your network as part of CEDA’s Copland Leadership Program designed to prepare you for the next step in your career.


Dr Melinda Muth, Copland Leadership Program Facilitator
The Hon. Verity Firth, Executive Director, Social Justice, University of Technology Sydney
Julie Hunter, Managing Director, Health Education and Government, Commonwealth Bank of Australia
Paul McClintock AO, National Chairman, CEDA