Past events

2021 Edelman Trust Barometer - lessons for Australia

NAT
Apr 8
Join Edelman Australia CEO and Asia Pacific Chief Growth Officer, Michelle Hutton to unpack the results of their 2021 trust barometer.

Speakers

Michelle Hutton, CEO Australia and Vice Chair of Asia Pacific, Edelman
Dr Gordon de Brouwer PSM, Board Member, CEDA

SA Vice Chancellors panel

SA
Apr 8
Throughout 2021 CEDA welcomes Vice Chancellors from across the country to speak as the leaders of significant businesses, and to share their strategies for dealing with unprecedented change and challenges.

Speakers

See the event page for all speakers

View from the Opposition: health and aged care

NAT
Apr 6
Join CEDA Trustees from around the country to hear about priorities for Shadow Minister for Health and Ageing, the Hon. Mark Butler.

Speakers

The Hon. Mark Butler MP, Shadow Minister for Health and Ageing
Russell Lamb, Managing Director, DMA Engineers

AI: innovation in action

NAT
Mar 31
The opportunities presented by Artificial Intelligence (AI) are being leveraged to improve lives and productivity across the globe. Turning innovation into measurable gains and understanding the implications that follow must now be a focus for Australia’s deployment of AI.

Speakers

Hon. Karen Andrews, Federal Minister for Industry, Science and Technology
Belinda Dennett, Corporate Affairs Director, Microsoft Australia
James Mabbott, National Leader, KPMG Futures

Western Sydney: what next for the Aerotropolis?

NSW
Mar 30
As part of CEDA’s Urban optimisation series we convene in Western Sydney to examine and discuss ongoing development and what it means for jobs, infrastructure, further investment, and community development. 

Speakers

The Hon. Stuart Ayres MP, NSW Minister for Jobs, Investment, Tourism and Western Sydney
Dr Sarah Hill, CEO, Western Parkland City Authority
Billie Sankovic, Chief Executive, Western Sydney Community Forum

Turning ideas into jobs: NSW R&D Action Plan

NSW
Mar 29
The NSW Government’s R&D Action Plan was launched in January. Join Trustees and key drivers of the project to learn how businesses can benefit.

Speakers

Professor Hugh Durrant-Whyte, NSW Chief Scientist and Engineer
David Shein, Partner, Our Innovation Fund, Member, NSW R&D Advisory Council
The Hon. Gabrielle Upton MP, Parliamentary Secretary to the NSW Premier

Net zero: jobs & opportunities in a climate positive future

NAT
Mar 24
This first in our series of important conversations planned for the year outlines the considerable economic opportunities in shifting to net zero, and details what it means for transitioning existing industries, developing new industries and creating new jobs.

Speakers

Professor Ross Garnaut AC, Author, Economist and Co-Founder, Sunshot Energy
Dr Pradeep Philip, Partner and Head of Deloitte Access Economics, CEDA Board of Directors
Casper Frost Thorhague, Chief Executive Officer, Star of the South
Melinda Cilento, Chief Executive, CEDA

Education: supporting every child to fulfil their potential

SA
Mar 24
Join the State Minister for Education, the Hon. John Gardner, for a wide ranging discussion on ensuring our children’s futures.

Speakers

The Hon. John Gardner MP, SA Minister for Education

Growing Tasmania’s agribusiness export market

NAT
Mar 23
Join agribusiness stakeholders from Tasmania, and further afield, for a discussion on building the sector’s export opportunities.

Speakers

Dianne Tipping, Chair, Export Council of Australia
Carl Harris, Managing Partner (Tasmania), Deloitte

What next in climate change policy?

NAT
Mar 23
As the US returns to the climate conversation, how do we ensure that policy keeps pace with the ongoing impacts of climate change?

Speakers

Professor Mark Howden, Director, Institute for Climate, Energy & Disaster Solutions, Australian National University
Melinda Cilento, Chief Executive, CEDA

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