Upcoming events

A sustainable state and city: long term vision

Jun 26
As major projects roll-out and Western Australia continues to grow, long term plans for infrastructure and transport are balanced against community expectations around sustainability and liveability.


The Hon. Rita Saffioti MLA, WA Minister for Transport; Planning
Peter Woronzow, Managing Director, Main Roads Western Australia
Lisa Dykes, National Business Manager, ESRI Australia
Cr David Lucas, Mayor, City of Swan

WA annual resources overview: collaboration in the sector

Jul 3
Hear from significant players in WA’s resources sector as they provide insights into current innovation and knowledge-sharing opportunities that will drive a vision for future success and long-term growth in the sector.


Alex Bates, Regional Senior Vice President, Newmont Goldcorp Australia
Tania Constable PSM, Chief Executive Officer, Minerals Council of Australia
Meg O'Neill, Executive Vice President and Chief Operations Officer, Woodside

Infrastructure in Australia: setting the WA agenda

Jul 10
CEDA WA welcomes Infrastructure Australia Chief Executive Officer, Romilly Madew AO joined by Infrastructure WA Chairman John Langoulant AO as they set the agenda on delivering better outcomes for people across transport, energy, telecommunications, water and social infrastructure in WA and across Australia.


John Langoulant AO, Chair Designate, Infrastructure WA
Romilly Madew AO, Chief Executive Officer, Infrastructure Australia

Temporary migration, population and the WA workforce

Jul 31
With an economy heavily influenced by the resource sector and restrictions on temporary migration for foreign workers, is Western Australia about to be impacted by another skills shortage?


Gabriela D'Souza, Senior Economist, CEDA

Education and training for the future of WA's workforce

Aug 6
How can the education system adapt to changing industry workforce needs and embrace the opportunities needed to help sustain and grow the WA economy? This event will explore the transformation of the education and training sector, ensuring it is ready for the future of work.


Nicole Dwyer, Chief Executive Officer, Workskil Australia

Women in Leadership: CEOs leading diversity and inclusion

Aug 8
At this event CEDA will examine diversity drivers and unlock workplace productivity. It's time to focus on gender, culture, disability, age and flexibility.


Andrew Stevens, Chair, Innovation and Science Australia

2019 Vice-Chancellors' panel

Sep 4
The annual CEDA WA Vice-Chancellors’ panel returns to examine drivers of our higher education sector and priorities to enhance graduate outcomes, research strengths, greater collaboration with industry and overall competitiveness.


Professor Steve Chapman, Vice-Chancellor and President, Edith Cowan University
Professor Dawn Freshwater, Vice-Chancellor, University of Western Australia
Professor Eeva Leinonen, Vice Chancellor, Murdoch University
Professor Deborah Terry AO, Vice-Chancellor and President, Curtin University

WA State of the State 2019

Dec 4
CEDA welcomes Premier of Western Australia, the Hon. Mark McGowan to keynote the 2019 WA State of the State event, together with senior WA Ministers who will detail the Government’s plans for leading the State’s economy.


The Hon. Mark McGowan, WA Premier; Minister for Public Sector Management; State Development; Jobs and Trade; and Federal-State Relations