Upcoming events

Digital health: a human imperative

VIC
May 29
Join Australian Digital Health Agency Chief Executive Tim Kelsey, for the latest update on the implementation of Australia’s National Digital Health Strategy and the vision for digital health.

Speakers

Tim Kelsey, Chief Executive Officer, Australian Digital Health Agency

Priorities for the Australian Financial Complaints Authority

NSW
May 30
CEDA NSW/ACT is delighted to welcome Australian Financial Complaints Authority, Chair, the Hon. Helen Coonan to the 2019 Trustee program. 

Speakers

The Hon. Helen Coonan, Chair, Australian Financial Complaints Authority

Shareholder activism and the role of boards

WA
May 30
BP Vice President of Carbon Management, Gardiner Hill, will share with CEDA Trustees his experience with activist shareholders, and the role of BP’s Board in steering the company towards meeting growth in energy demand while reducing carbon emissions.

Speakers

Gardiner Hill, Vice President Carbon Management, BP

Realising the aerotropolis

NSW
May 31
CEDA welcomes Western City and Aerotropolis Authority Chief Executive Officer, Sam Sangster to outline opportunities in connectivity, jobs, and placemaking in the developing Western Sydney Airport metropolitan centre.

Speakers

Sam Sangster, Chief Executive Officer, Western City and Aerotropolis Authority
Christopher Brown AM, Chair, Western Sydney Leadership Dialogue
Dr Andy Marks, Assistant Vice-Chancellor, Strategy and Policy, Western Sydney University
Elizabeth Mildwater, Deputy Secretary - Urban Transport Division, Transport for NSW

SA Migration review

SA
May 31
CEDA is pleased to welcome SA Minister for Innovation and Skills, the Hon. David Pisoni, to share the Marshall Liberal Government’s vision for skilled migration and give a better understanding of the new Designated Area Migration Agreements (DAMAs). 

Speakers

The Honourable David Pisoni MP, Minister for Innovation and Skills
Mark Glazbrook, Managing Director, Migration Solutions
Nikki Govan, Chair, Business SA
Jim Whalley, Chief Entrepreneur for South Australia, Government of South Australia

Technology and the social enterprise

VIC
Jun 4
At this New Economy breakfast CEDA welcomes Infoxchange Chief Executive David Spriggs for a discussion on technology and the social enterprise.

Speakers

David Spriggs, Chief Executive Officer, Infoxchange
Rebecca Miller, Head of SEEK Volunteer, SEEK

The tone and tenor of Australia's relationship with China

NSW
Jun 4
CEDA NSW/ACT is delighted to welcome Australian National University, Director - School of International, Political and Strategic (IPS) Studies, Professor Michael Wesley to the 2019 Trustee program. 

Speakers

Professor Michael Wesley, Director - School of International, Political and Strategic (IPS) Studies, Australian National University

The future of hydrogen energy

VIC
Jun 4
Join fellow trustees in welcoming Hydrogen Mobility Australia, Chief Executive Officer, Claire Johnson to discuss the future of hydrogen energy.

Speakers

Claire Johnson, Chief Executive Officer, Hydrogen Mobility Australia

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

Women in Leadership series: diversity in the public sector

WA
Jun 6
At the first Women in Leadership 2019 event in WA, we welcome Public Sector Commissioner, Sharyn O‘Neill and other leaders to share personal stories, motivations, strategies and speak to their commitment to delivering improved circumstances for all in WA.

Speakers

Michelle Andrews, Director General, Department of Communities
Sharyn O'Neill, Commissioner, WA Public Sector Commission
Mike Rowe, Director General, Department of Water and Environmental Regulation

Climate change and economics: Al Gore

QLD
Jun 7
CEDA welcomes Former Vice President of the United States Al Gore and leaders of governments to detail the economics of climate change.

Speakers

Al Gore, Nobel Peace Prize recipient and 45th Vice President of the United States of America
The Hon. Annastacia Palaszczuk MP, Premier of Queensland and Minister for Trade

Managing our energy transition

NSW
Jun 7
CEDA welcomes the Hon. Matt Kean to make his inaugural address to CEDA as New South Wales Minister for Energy and Environment.

Speakers

The Hon. Matt Kean MP, NSW Minister for Energy and Environment
Paul Italiano, Chief Executive Officer, TransGrid
Rosemary Sinclair, Chief Executive Officer, Energy Consumers Australia

Arts review

SA
Jun 7
CEDA welcomes former Australia Council for the Arts Chief, Tony Grybowski, who has been charged by the Marshall Government to lead the development of a new arts plan for South Australia. The plan will be delivered later in the year.

Speakers

Tony Grybowski, Former Chief Executive Officer, Australia Council for the Arts
Douglas Gautier AM, Chief Executive Officer and Artistic Director, Adelaide Festival Centre
Dan Thorsland, Director Business Development and Partnerships, Mighty Kingdom
Rt Hon Sandy Verschoor, Lord Mayor of Adelaide

Victorian state budget 2019

VIC
Jun 7
CEDA welcomes Victorian Department of Treasury and Finance, Secretary, David Martine, to discuss the newly released Victorian state budget.

Speakers

David Martine, Secretary, Victorian Department of Treasury and Finance

Employing refugees - the upside for business and community

WA
Jun 7
CEDA welcomes MercyCare Acting Multicultural Services Manager Teri O’Toole, to share her experience of assisting refugees and asylum seekers to find employment, and businesses to gain skilled and resilient staff members.

Speakers

Teri O'Toole, Acting Multicultural Services Manager, MercyCare

Mental health impacts: workplace and workforce

QLD
Jun 11
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

A conceptual analysis of social housing as infrastructure

VIC
Jun 12
Join CEDA Vic/Tas in welcoming University of Tasmania, Research Fellow; Deputy Director Housing and Community Research Centre, Kathleen Flanagan, to discuss the topic of reconceptualising social housing as infrastructure.

Speakers

Kathleen Flanagan, Deputy Director of the Housing and Community Research Centre, University of Tasmania

Digital health - a human imperative

NSW
Jun 12
CEDA NSW/ACT is delighted to welcome Australian Digital Health Agency, Chief Executive Officer, Tim Kelsey to the 2019 Trustee program.

Speakers

Tim Kelsey, Chief Executive Officer, Australian Digital Health Agency

Transport infrastructure

VIC
Jun 13
CEDA welcomes Victoria’s Minister for Transport Infrastructure, the Hon. Jacinta Allan to discuss the opportunities and outlook for the state’s project pipeline.

Speakers

The Hon. Jacinta Allan MP, Victorian Minister for Transport and Infrastructure

Mid-year economic update

SA
Jun 13
CEDA welcomes ANZ Senior Economist and Co-head of Australian Economics, Cherelle Murphy, as she dissects the state of Australia and the world's economic trends as we approach the end of the financial year.

Speakers

Cherelle Murphy, Senior Economist and Co-head of Australian Economics, ANZ

Opportunities for blockchain

VIC
Jun 17
CEDA Vic/Tas in welcomes RMIT University, Blockchain Innovation Hub Senior Research Fellow, Chris Berg, to discuss the opportunities around blockchain innovation.

Speakers

Chris Berg, Senior Research Fellow, Blockchain Innovation Hub, RMIT University

2019 State Budget address in Brisbane

QLD
Jun 17
The CEDA Queensland annual State Budget address presents analysis, questions and a keynote address from Deputy Premier, Treasurer and Minister for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Partnerships, the Hon. Jackie Trad.

Speakers

The Hon. Jackie Trad MP, Deputy Premier of Queensland, Treasurer and Minister for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Partnerships

Addressing Australia's mental health

NSW
Jun 18
CEDA welcomes Brain and Mind Centre Co-Director, Professor Ian Hickie AM to outline priorities towards addressing mental health in Australia.

Speakers

Professor Ian Hickie AM, Co-Director, Health and Policy, Brain and Mind Centre, University of Sydney

State of the Territory

NT
Jun 18
CEDA is pleased to welcome the NT Chief Minister and other leaders from across business, government and academia to discuss the Northern Territory's economic and social development.

Speakers

The Hon. Michael Gunner MLA, Chief Minister, Northern Territory
Kristina Clifton, Senior Economist, Commonwealth Bank of Australia

NSW post-budget address

NSW
Jun 19
Following the release of the 2019-20 NSW state budget, CEDA welcomes NSW Treasurer, the Hon. Dominic Perrottet for this special address.

Speakers

The Hon. Dominic Perrottet MP, NSW Treasurer
David Deverall, Chief Executive, NSW Treasury Corporation

Australia's automation opportunity

VIC
Jun 19
Join McKinsey & Company, Australia Post CEO, Christine Holgate and Melbourne Business School Dean, Professor Ian Harper for this discussion on Australia’s automation opportunity and what it means for policymakers, employers and educators.

Speakers

Professor Ian Harper, Dean, Melbourne Business School
Christine Holgate, Group Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director, Australia Post
David Dyer, Partner, McKinsey and Company

Breakfast: 2019 State Budget address in Townsville

QLD
Jun 19
With a focus on what it means for regional Queensland, CEDA welcomes the Deputy Premier, Treasurer and Minister for Aboriginal and Torres State Islander Partnerships, the Hon. Jackie Trad to present the State Budget in Townsville.
 

Speakers

The Hon. Jackie Trad MP, Deputy Premier of Queensland, Treasurer and Minister for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Partnerships

Future of work: boomers to generation alpha

WA
Jun 20
What will your job look like five or 10 years from now? What are the industries and sectors undergoing the most radical transformation? Who are the companies preparing for incoming generations of Z and alpha plus the transitioning boomer?

Speakers

Jason Craig, General Manager - Marketing & Trading, CBH Group
Andy Weir, Chief Information Officer and Executive General Manager, Technology and Transformation, Bankwest

Reserve Bank Governor keynote

SA
Jun 20
CEDA is delighted to welcome Reserve Bank Governor, Philip Lowe to deliver a keynote address in Adelaide.

Speakers

Philip Lowe, Governor, Reserve Bank of Australia

Enabling the ethical development of AI

NSW
Jun 21
CEDA welcomes Data61 Chief Executive Officer, Adrian Turner, to examine the ethical development of Artificial Intelligence (AI).

Speakers

Adrian Turner, Chief Executive Officer, CSIRO's Data61
Dr Jed Horner, Policy Manager, Standards Australia
Tom Daemen, Director, Corporate, External and Legal Affairs, Microsoft
Gavin Smith, Partner, Allens

Australia's National Digital Health Strategy

SA
Jun 26
Join your fellow Trustees as Australian Digital Health Agency Chief Executive, Tim Kelsey discusses the vision for digital health in Australia.

Speakers

Tim Kelsey, Chief Executive Officer, Australian Digital Health Agency

A sustainable state and city: long term vision

WA
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.

Speakers

Peter Woronzow, Managing Director, Main Roads Western Australia
Lisa Dykes, State Manager - WA, ESRI Australia
Cr David Lucas, Mayor, City of Swan

The role of planning in enabling NSW economic growth

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

Speakers

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

Priorities for ASIC and Australia's financial system

VIC
Jun 27
ASIC Chair James Shipton joins CEDA for a keynote address on the corporate regulator’s priority areas and the future of Australia’s financial system.

Speakers

James Shipton, Chair, ASIC

Australian infrastructure - prioritising the future

QLD
Jul 2
Infrastructure Australia works to prioritise and advise on nationally significant infrastructure across a 15 year horizon.

Speakers

Julieanne Alroe, Chair, Infrastructure Australia
Romilly Madew AO, Chief Executive, Infrastructure Australia

Women and the future of work

VIC
Jul 3
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.

Speakers

Professor Rae Cooper, Co-Director of the Women, Work and Leadership Group, University of Sydney Business School

WA annual resources overview: collaboration in the sector

WA
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.

Speakers

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

The economics of prevention

VIC
Jul 9
Join CEDA to discuss the economics of prevention, and how we make difficult investment decisions across areas such as health, disability, the environment and road safety.

Speakers

Professor Terry Nolan AO, Head of Melbourne School of Population and Global Health, University of Melbourne
Tony Dudley, Chief Financial Officer, Transport Accident Commission (TAC)

Infrastructure in Australia: setting the WA agenda

WA
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.

Speakers

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

AGSA tour: William Kentridge exhibition

SA
Jul 16
CEDA welcomes the newly appointed Art Gallery of South Australia Director, Rhana Devenport, as she showcases what is new at the Art Gallery and in conjunction with Assistant Director Artistic Programs, Lisa Slade, will lead a tour of the much-anticipated William Kentridge exhibition.
 

Speakers

Rhana Devenport, Director, Art Gallery of South Australia (AGSA)

Views from the regulator

WA
Jul 23
CEDA welcomes ASIC Deputy Chair and former Productivity Commission Deputy Chair, Karen Chester as we explore the growth and security of our nation’s economy.

Speakers

Karen Chester, Deputy Chair, Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC)

NSW Government priorities in social and affordable housing

NSW
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.

Speakers

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

CEDA research: temporary migration and Australia's workforce

VIC
Jul 24
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
Peter Mares, Lead Moderator, The Cranlana Centre for Ethical Leadership
Carla Wilshire, CEO, Migration Council Australia

The Royal Commission into family violence, three years on

VIC
Jul 26
CEDA welcomes Victorian Department of Premier and Cabinet, Secretary, Chris Eccles to address Trustees on the departments recently published report Three years on from the Royal Commission into Family Violence.

Speakers

Chris Eccles, Secretary, Department of Premier & Cabinet

Temporary migration, population and the WA workforce

WA
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?

Speakers

Gabriela D'Souza, Senior Economist, CEDA

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

Supplier diversity and supporting indigenous owned business

VIC
Aug 1
CEDA welcomes Supply Nation, Chief Executive Officer, Laura Berry to discuss the importance of supplier diversity, and supporting indigenous owned businesses.  

Speakers

Laura Berry, Chief Executive Officer, Supply Nation

The social and economic value in medical research

NSW
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.  

Speakers

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

Infrastructure: Victorian Digital Asset Strategy

VIC
Aug 13
CEDA welcomes Victorian Chief Engineer, Dr Collette Burke, to share insights on innovative and new ways we can use technology and digital engineering to enhance the value and performance of public infrastructure.

Speakers

Dr Collette Burke, Chief Engineer of Victoria, Office of Projects Victoria

Positioning New South Wales as a leader in future industries

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

Speakers

Professor Hugh Durrant-Whyte, NSW Chief Scientist and Engineer

State of the Nation 2019

ACT
Aug 19
CEDA’s annual national conference – State of the Nation – brings together decision makers and leaders from government, business, industry and community organisations for an intensive day-and-a-half of in-depth discussion on policy issues impacting Australia’s future prosperity.

Speakers

See the event page for all speakers

South Australia: The state of science

SA
Aug 28
CEDA welcomes Trustees to this boardroom morning tea with South Australia's new Chief Scientist, Professor Caroline McMillen, as she expands on the state's vision for research, science, technology and innovation.

Speakers

Prof. Caroline McMillen, Chief Scientist for South Australia

2019 Vice-Chancellors' panel

WA
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.

Speakers

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

NT economic outlook

QLD
Sep 18
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, Department of the Chief Minister, Northern Territory Government

NSW Copland Program 2019

NSW
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.

Speakers

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