Upcoming events

Mapping the path: digital economy & Indigenous participation

WA
Oct 21
Hear how one of Australia’s only Indigenous geospatial consultancies is bridging the digital divide and creating learning, training, and employment opportunities for indigenous communities, while pioneering new applications for world-class tech.

Speakers

Andrew Dowding, Managing Director, Winyama
Heath Nelson, Senior Manager, Indigenous Communities and Community Development , Fortescue Metals Group

The outlook for Melbourne's port and airport

NAT
Oct 21
Join your fellow Trustees and key stakeholders for a discussion on what the year ahead looks like for our port and airport.

Speakers

Caryn Anderson, Executive General Manager, Port Growth and Planning, Port of Melbourne
Lyell Strambi, Chief Executive Officer, Melbourne Airport

The outlook for Brisbane's port and airport

QLD
Oct 25
Join your fellow Brisbane Trustees and key stakeholders for a discussion on what the year ahead looks like for our port and airport.

Speakers

Gert-Jan de Graaff, Chief Executive Officer, Brisbane Airport Corporation
Neil Stephens, Interim Chief Executive Officer and Chief Financial Officer, Port of Brisbane

Empowering First Nations people - focus on housing

NAT
Oct 26
The next session in CEDA’s Empowering First Nations people will explore programs which provide access to home rentals and ownership for people in urban, regional and remote settings.

Speakers

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Our regions: regional economies and population movement

NAT
Oct 27
Join Trustees from across the country for a discussion on the impacts of Covid-19 on regional populations, the challenges and opportunities.

Speakers

The Hon. Nola Marino MP, Federal Assistant Minister for Regional Development and Territories
Katherine Teh, Principal | Strategist, TEH & CO

Cybercrime, cyber security and trends in online activity

NAT
Oct 28
Join the CEO of auDA, Rosemary Sinclair for an update on trends in online activity, cybercrime and cyber security, and Australia’s newest domain namespace.

Speakers

Rosemary Sinclair AM, Chief Executive Officer, .au Domain Administration

More than mining: future-proofing WA's economy

WA
Oct 29
Join CEDA and Western Australia’s Deputy Premier and Minister for State Development, Jobs and Trade; Science, the Hon. Roger Cook MLA for an in-depth discussion on WA’s economic diversification agenda and the policy measures and key industries that will future-proof the State’s economic prosperity. 
 

Speakers

The Hon. Roger Cook MLA, Deputy Premier; Minister for Health; Medical Research; State Development, Jobs and Trade; Science
Dr Katharine Giles, CEO/Managing Director, OncoRes Medical
Professor Peter Klinken AC, Chief Scientist of Western Australia, WA Department of Jobs, Tourism, Science and Innovation
Renae Sayers, Deputy Director, Space Science and Technology Centre, Curtin University

More than mining: future-proofing WA's economy

NAT
Oct 29
Join CEDA and Western Australia’s Deputy Premier and Minister for State Development, Jobs and Trade; Science, the Hon. Roger Cook MLA for an in-depth discussion on WA’s economic diversification agenda and the policy measures and key industries that will future-proof the State’s economic prosperity.

Speakers

The Hon. Roger Cook MLA, Deputy Premier; Minister for Health; Medical Research; State Development, Jobs and Trade; Science
Dr Katharine Giles, CEO/Managing Director, OncoRes Medical
Professor Peter Klinken AC, Chief Scientist of Western Australia, WA Department of Jobs, Tourism, Science and Innovation
Renae Sayers, Deputy Director, Space Science and Technology Centre, Curtin University

Tasmania State of the State

TAS
Nov 2
CHANGE OF DATE
Join Premier Peter Gutwein for an outline of his Government’s priorities and the opportunities for business.

Speakers

The Hon. Peter Gutwein MP, Premier of Tasmania, Treasurer

Tasmania State of the State

NAT
Nov 2
Join Premier Peter Gutwein for an outline of his Government’s priorities and the opportunities for business.

Speakers

The Hon. Peter Gutwein MP, Premier of Tasmania, Treasurer
Richard Collyer, Director, Government Affairs and Reputation Strategy, Westpac

The India opportunity with the Hon. Barry O’Farrell AO

NAT
Nov 3
Join your fellow CEDA Trustees and Australian High Commissioner to India, the Hon. Barry O’Farrell AO for a virtual briefing on the initiatives driving this key bilateral relationship.

Speakers

The Hon Barry O'Farrell AO, High Commissioner to India, Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade

Climate and energy priorities under a Labor Government

NAT
Nov 9
Join national Trustees and stakeholders for a discussion on seizing opportunities and advancing Australia’s interests – climate and energy priorities under a future Labor Government.

Speakers

The Hon. Chris Bowen MP, Federal Shadow Minister for Climate Change and Energy

Victoria's essential services: keeping communities connected

VIC
Nov 11
Hear from Essential Services Commissioner, Kate Symons, about the work of regulated businesses to support and empower vulnerable customers.

Speakers

Kate Symons, Commissioner and Chairperson, Essential Services Commission

Is Australia's big infrastructure spend delivering value?

NAT
Nov 17
How can Australia get better value out of its infrastructure spend and how can we better coordinate and collaborate to maximise our talent pool and minimise cost blowout, time delays and community dissatisfaction? 

Speakers

David Hallinan, Deputy Secretary, Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Communications
Michael Huggins, Head of Australia/New Zealand, Partners in Performance
Kate West, Co-Chair, Arup
Jarrod Ball, Chief Economist, CEDA

NSW Vice Chancellors Panel

NSW
Nov 18
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

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The outlook for Adelaide's port and airport

SA
Nov 18
Join your fellow Trustees and key stakeholders for a discussion on what the year ahead looks like for our port and airport.

Speakers

Stewart Lammin, Chief Executive Officer, Flinders Port Holdings
Mark Young, Chief Executive Officer, Adelaide Airport

CEDA Annual Dinner - Our evolving banking sector

NSW
Nov 23
CEDA is delighted to welcome Commonwealth Bank’s Matt Comyn and the Australian Bankers’ Association’s Anna Bligh to explore the banking sector, now and in the future.

Speakers


SA under a Labor Government

SA
Nov 25
Join Leader of the Opposition, Peter Malinauskas, as he outlines his priorities for a Labor Government in South Australia

Speakers

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

Mental Health: implementing reforms and improving outcomes

NAT
Nov 26
The final event in CEDA’s 2021 Mental Health series clarifies the implications of announced reforms and record investments in the sector, and considers the practical way forward for those delivering services as the National Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Plan is finalised.

Speakers

Dr Leanne Beagley, Chief Executive Officer, Mental Health Australia
John Brogden AM, Chairman, Lifeline Australia
Scientia Professor Helen Christensen AO, Director and Chief Scientist, Black Dog Institute
Tim Marney, Chief Economist, Nous Group

Women Who Lead: climate warriors

NAT
Nov 29
Join a stellar panel of courageous women to find out: why they chose to fight for our planet, their leadership, and their vision for our climate future.

Speakers

Lynette Mayne AM, Co-Chair, Climate Leaders Coalition, Executive Chair, The B Team Australasia
Amanda McKenzie, Chief Executive Officer, Climate Council
Ella Simons, Australian Delegate, COP26 Youth Forum

The China challenge with Ambassador Graham Fletcher

NAT
Nov 30
Join your fellow CEDA Trustees at this virtual briefing with H.E. Graham Fletcher, Ambassador to the People’s Republic of China.

Speakers

H.E. Graham Fletcher, Australia's Ambassador to the People's Republic of China

WA State of the State

WA
Dec 1
Join CEDA members and the wider business community for an update on the Western Australian economy and policy priorities of the McGowan Government over the year ahead.

Speakers

The Hon. Mark McGowan MLA, Premier of Western Australia, Treasurer, Minister for Public Sector Management, Minister for Federal-State Relations

CEDA Trustee end-of-year networking

NSW
Dec 7
Join your fellow Trustees and the CEDA team to close out 2021 and learn about CEDA’s 2022 program and the opportunities for you and your business.

Speakers


Copland Leadership Program in Sydney

NSW
Feb 9
Leading and mentoring for the next generation, the Copland Leadership Program is CEDA's professional development program for leaders ready to take the next step in their careers by preparing them with new skills, awareness and knowledge to elevate their leadership performance.
 

Speakers

Blair Comley PSM, Partner, EY Port Jackson Partners
Amy Brown, Chief Executive Officer, Investment NSW
Jane Carland, General Manager of Castrol for Australia and New Zealand, BP
Dr Andrew Charlton, Managing Director, Accenture

From reviving to thriving: next steps for the Melbourne CBD

VIC
Feb 9
Join City of Melbourne Lord Mayor, Sally Capp, and key stakeholders to explore strategies for bringing the CBD back to life.

Speakers

Councillor Sally Capp, Lord Mayor of Melbourne, City of Melbourne
Andrew Dixon, Chief Executive, Culture Creativity Place
Russel Howcroft, Chairman and Founder, The Grid

Economic and Political Outlook 2022

NSW
Feb 16
CEDA’s annual EPO presents expert analysis of critical issues, the latest forecasts and timely analysis on both the domestic and international front for the coming year.

Speakers

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Economic and Political Outlook - WA 2022

WA
Feb 23
Join CEDA’s expert panel and your fellow Trustees to explore the political environment and the outlook for the WA economy across 2022.

Speakers

Prof. Alan Duncan, Director, Bankwest Curtin Economics Centre
Kaylene Gulich PSM, Chief Executive Officer, Western Australian Treasury Corporation
Jacob Kagi, Reporter and Producer, ABC News
Cassandra Winzar, Senior Economist, CEDA

Economic and Political Outlook - SA 2022

SA
Feb 24
Join CEDA’s expert panel and your fellow Trustees to explore the political environment and the outlook for the SA economy across 2022.

Speakers

David Reynolds, Chief Executive, SA Department of Treasury and Finance

Economic and Political Outlook - Victoria 2022

VIC
Feb 25
Join CEDA’s expert panel and your fellow Trustees to explore the political environment and the outlook for the Victoria economy across 2022.

Speakers

Danny Pearson MP, Victoria Assistant Treasurer, Minister for Regulatory Reform; Government Services; and Creative Industries

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