Past events

Duty of care: meeting the aged care workforce challenge

WA
Sep 3
Australia’s aged care workforce is under strain. How do we build capacity, retain existing talent, and innovate our workforce in this critical sector without undermining other parts of the care economy?

Speakers

Libby Lyons, Chair, Aged Care Workforce Industry Council
Stephanie Buckland, Chief Executive Officer, Amana Living
Adj Prof Anita Ghose, Lead Partner, Aged Care, Deloitte
Cassandra Winzar, Senior Economist, CEDA

Test for success: rapid antigen testing for COVID-19

NAT
Sep 3
Join epidemiologist Mary-Louise McLaws, rapid testing expert Devon Elke and CEDA CEO Melinda Cilento to discuss the use of rapid testing in Australia against COVID-19.

Speakers

Melinda Cilento, Chief Executive, CEDA
Devon Elke, Director, CDL Rapid Screening Consortium
Professor Mary-Louise McLaws, Professor of Epidemiology, Hospital Infection and Infectious Diseases Control, and Deputy President of the Academic Board, UNSW

Empowering First Nations people through education

NAT
Sep 2
Join a panel of practitioners and members from across the country to examine strategies to support Aboriginal children through primary and high school.

Speakers

Annie Carruthers, Pathways Manager, Melbourne Indigenous Transition School
Bronte Charles, GO Foundation Alumnus
Dr Gary Fry, Senior Lecturer & Postgraduate Supervisor, College of Indigenous Futures, Education and the Arts, Charles Darwin University
Mark Heiss, Head of Scholarships, GO Foundation

Is Australia's big infrastructure build delivering value?

VIC
Aug 26
Join this Industry Co-lab and help drive discussion between industry, government and other stakeholders on the relative value Australia is achieving per dollar of its big infrastructure spend.

Speakers

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

Australia's mental health plan

NAT
Aug 20
Join CEDA's audience online and hear directly from those in government leading the mental health strategies, plans and investments designed to protect and ensure the well-being and mental health of Australians in need.

Speakers

The Hon. David Coleman MP, Federal Assistant Minister to the Prime Minister for Mental Health and Suicide Prevention
The Hon. Bronnie Taylor MLC, NSW Minister for Mental Health, Regional Youth and Women

Optimising Australia's skilled permanent migration system

WA
Aug 20
CEDA Senior Economist, Gabriela D’Souza unpacks our latest report: ‘A Good Match: Optimising Australia’s permanent skilled migration’.

Speakers

Gabriela D'Souza, Senior Economist, CEDA
Associate Professor Mary Anne Kenny, Law, Murdoch University

Victoria's infrastructure outlook

NAT
Aug 19
PLEASE NOTE THAT IT HAS BEEN NECESSARY TO POSTPONE THIS EVENT TO THURSDAY, 19 AUGUST 2021.

How can Victoria better use existing infrastructure, manage demand, and plan innovatively for new infrastructure?

Speakers

Michel Masson, Chief Executive Officer, Infrastructure Victoria
Martine Letts, Chief Executive Officer, Committee for Melbourne
Sophia Hamblin Wang, Chief Operating Officer, Mineral Carbonation International

Hydrogen: fuelling transformation

SA
Aug 9
With progress in South Australia's hydrogen industry well underway, CEDA convenes to discuss the potential application of hydrogen across key sectors of the economy - how can it transform existing industries and fuel new growth and development.

Speakers

The Hon. Dan van Holst Pellekaan MP, SA Minister for Energy and Mining
Philipp Dautel, Precinct Director, Tonsley Innovation Precinct
Katie Hulmes, General Manager Transformation and Readiness, OZ Minerals
Kristin Raman, Head of Strategy and Innovation, Australian Gas Infrastructure Group (AGIG)

Towards Net Zero: financing Australia's clean energy sector

NAT
Jul 29
Join this CEDA roundtable to hear from CEFC Chief Executive Officer Ian Learmonth and discuss the challenges and opportunities of financing Australia’s clean energy sector.

Speakers

Ian Learmonth, Chief Executive Officer, Clean Energy Finance Corporation
Richard Bolt, Principal, Nous Group

AI: innovation in action

NAT
Jul 27
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

Senator the Hon Jane Hume, Minister for Superannuation, Financial Services and the Digital Economy, Minister for Women's Economic Security
Belinda Dennett, Corporate Affairs Director, Microsoft Australia
James Mabbott, National Leader, KPMG Futures

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