Past events

SA Leader of the Opposition - key economic address

Mar 23
Join Trustees and pose your questions to Opposition Leader Peter Malinauskas on the key issues impacting you, your business and your community.


The Hon. Peter Malinauskas MP, Leader of the Opposition in South Australia

Aged Care Royal Commission: the way forward

Mar 12
Join the Federal Minister for Senior Australians and Aged Care Services for a timely response to the Royal Commission’s final report into Aged Care Quality and Safety, government’s plans to reform and support Australia’s Aged Care sector and its future.


Senator the Hon. Richard Colbeck, Federal Minister for Senior Australians and Aged Care Services, Minister for Sport
Stephen Teulan, Principal, Nous Group

Building resilience and adaptability into future workforces

Mar 9
Join WA’s Chief Health Officer for a discussion on how COVID-19 will help us build more resilient workforces.


Dr Andy Robertson CSC PSM, WA Chief Health Officer and Assistant Director General, Public and Aboriginal Health Division, WA Department of Health

Taking stock: China and Australia's agribusiness sector

Mar 9
Join Trustees and sector participants to explore the challenges and opportunities arising from China’s impact on Australia’s agribusiness sector.


Dr Carl Hinze, Head of China Practice, Holding Redlich

The nature of the labour market recovery from COVID-19

Mar 5
Join Trustees from across the country for a discussion led by the National Skills Commission on the growth sectors for 2021.


Adam Boyton, Commissioner, National Skills Commission
Yasmin King, Chief Executive Officer, SkillsIQ

The transformation of Australia's workforce

Mar 2
The continued digital transformation of Australian businesses is an economic imperative. Organisations are redesigning their workplaces, practices and workforces by re-skilling and up-skilling their employees, renewing workforce strategies and investing in enabling technologies. 


Alexis George, Deputy Chief Executive Officer, ANZ
Dr Ben Hamer, Future of Work Lead, PwC Australia
Steven Miller, Chief Operating Officer, Microsoft Australia
Saul Harben, Partner, Clayton Utz

Queensland Vice Chancellors' panel

Mar 1
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.


See the event page for all speakers

The Lord Mayors' panel - the future of Australian cities

Feb 26
Australian cities are important economic centres and contributors in their own right. Hear how they have transformed and adapted, the plans to build resilience and what a full recovery looks like.


Councillor Sally Capp, The Right Honourable the Lord Mayor of Melbourne
Councillor Clover Moore, The Rt Hon. the Lord Mayor of Sydney
Councillor Anna Reynolds, The Right Honourable the Lord Mayor of Hobart
Sandy Verschoor, The Rt Hon. the Lord Mayor of Adelaide

Fostering education and business collaboration

Feb 26
Join Trustees and the Vice Chancellors of three of the state’s universities for a discussion how business and education can work together to drive recovery.


Professor Attila Brungs, Vice-Chancellor and President, University of Technology Sydney
Prof. Joe Chicharo OM, Senior Deputy Vice-Chancellor, University of Wollongong
Prof. Deborah Sweeney, Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Vice-President, Research, Enterprise and International, Western Sydney University (WSU)

Human services: health and technology

Feb 25
Our Human services sector employs 1.8 million Australians, accounting for 14 per cent of Australia’s workforce. As digital transformation continues community expectations around improved access to healthcare and human services and how they will be delivered in the future have increased. It’s in this environment that more patient focused and personalised services are expected.


Professor Mary Foley AM, Managing Director, Telstra Health
Evan Rawstron, Partner in Charge, Policy, Programs and Evaluation and Global Lead, Health Analytics, KPMG
Dr Nic Woods, Health Industry Executive and Chief Medical Officer, Microsoft

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