Upcoming events

2019 Queensland Economic Development Forum

QLD
Apr 26
State Ministers, policy makers and leaders from sectors critical to whole of state growth convene to progress thinking and present forecasts at the annual Queensland Economic Development Forum (QEDF).

Speakers

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CEDA Chief Economist - economic and research update

QLD
Apr 30
CEDA Chief Economist Jarrod Ball will analyse current economic conditions, key policy trends and provide an update on CEDA’s program of research into the most pressing economic and social development issues.

Speakers

Jarrod Ball, Chief Economist, CEDA

This fragile system: water reform

QLD
May 3
The next phase of water reform is critical. Hear directly from policy makers and leading thinkers on best practices and the new ideas for rapidly growing urban centres. 

Speakers

Malcolm Thompson, Deputy Secretary Water Division, Federal Department of Agriculture and Water Resources
Professor Tony Wong, Chief Executive Officer, Cooperative Research Centre for Water Sensitive Cities
Natalie Muir, General Manager, South East Queensland, Cardno

Asia-Pacific analysis: Philip Green OAM

QLD
May 7
Modernisation across the Asia Pacific is changing the balance of power, influencing investment and trade.

Philip Green will discuss how our neighbours are manoeuvring within global governance mechanisms and working with partners on trade and security.

Speakers

Philip Green OAM, First Assistant Secretary, United States and Indo-Pacific Strategy Division, Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade

Economic success for industry and regions

QLD
May 10
Mountains of carefully analysed data are revealing new opportunities for industry and regions. Federal Department of Industry, Innovation and Science Chief Economist, Mark Cully, will detail the major findings of the Departments annual studies.  
 

Speakers

Mark Cully, Chief Economist, Federal Department of Industry, Innovation and Science

The rights of Indigenous people

QLD
May 20
CEDA convenes a robust, positive discussion of Indigenous rights where you will hear local, national and international voices question progress.
 

Speakers

Victoria Tauli-Corpuz, United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples
Dr Chris Sarra, Director-General, Queensland Department of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Partnerships
Georgina Richters, State Director, PwC’s Indigenous Consulting

Disruptive decision making: digital transformation

QLD
May 21
There is a misconception that technology is a silver bullet for digital success.  Michael Ebeid has said that while technology can have a profound impact on business, it is only when people, processes and partnerships are brought together that true transformation can be achieved.

Speakers

Michael Ebeid AM, Group Executive, Enterprise, Telstra

Australian relations: Indonesian elections

QLD
May 21
This year the world's third largest democracy will choose their president, vice president, local and national legislature. Professor Tim Lindsey will provide his analysis of the Indonesian election and of the implications for Australian-Indonesian relations.

Speakers

Professor Tim Lindsey AO, Director of the Centre for Indonesian Law, Islam and Society, the Melbourne Law School., University of Melbourne

Productivity panel

QLD
May 22
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. 

Speakers

Peter Achterstraat AM, Commissioner for Productivity, NSW Treasury
Michael Brennan, Chairman, Productivity Commission
Dr Matthew Butlin, Chair and Chief Executive Officer, Office of the South Australian Productivity Commission
Kim Wood, Principal Commissioner, Queensland Productivity Commission

Mental health impacts: workplace and workforce

QLD
May 23
The National Mental Health Commission research investigates Australia’s mental health and suicide prevention systems. Commissioner and Chair Lucinda Brogden will discuss their findings and the implications for workplaces, workforces.  

Speakers

Lucinda Brogden, Chair and Commissioner, National Mental Health Commission

Delivering energy solutions

QLD
Jun 4

The transformation of the energy sector is driven by the need to meet power demand; ensure environmental sustainability; and address uncertainty across investment and operational timeframes.

Speakers

Lucas Dow, Chief Executive Officer, Adani Mining Australia

NT Economic outlook

QLD
Jun 25
The Northern Territory’s Department of the Chief Minister oversees and coordinates major government strategies. CEO Jodi Ryan will provide an overview of the NT economy and key economic enablers and business activities that are driving future growth opportunities.

Speakers

Jodie Ryan, CEO, Office of the Chief Minister, Northern Territory Government

Australian infrastructure - five year audit

QLD
Jul 2
Immediately following the national release of Infrastructure Australia (IA)’s 2019 Australian Infrastructure Audit, CEDA welcomes IA Chair Julieanne Alroe.

Speakers

Julieanne Alroe, Chair, Infrastructure Australia

Temporary migration: population and workforce

QLD
Jul 31
CEDA’s second report for 2019 examines the effects of temporary migration on population growth, our labour market and the national economy.

Speakers

Jarrod Ball, Chief Economist, CEDA
Natasha Doherty, Partner, Deloitte Access Economics