Upcoming events

Queensland Vice Chancellors' panel

QLD
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.

Speakers

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The transformation of Australia's workforce

NAT
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. 

Speakers

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

Copland Leadership Program in Sydney

NSW
Mar 3
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

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The nature of the labour market recovery from COVID-19

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

Speakers

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

Taking stock: China and Australia's agribusiness sector

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

Speakers

Dr Carl Hinze, Head of China Practice, Holding Redlich

Building resilience and adaptability into future workforces

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

Speakers

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

Aged Care Royal Commission: the way forward

NAT
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.

Speakers

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

Tech Central: opportunities of NSW's global technology hub

NSW
Mar 22
Join Trustees and drivers of the Tech Central precinct to learn about the opportunities for business and the NSW economy.

Speakers

Amy Glancey, Chief of Staff, Atlassian
David Thodey AO, Chairman, Tech Central Advisory Committee

SA Leader of the Opposition - key economic address

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

Speakers

Peter Malinauskas MP, Leader of the Opposition in South Australia

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, Climate Change Institute, Australian National University
Melinda Cilento, Chief Executive, CEDA

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

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

Copland Leadership Program in Perth

WA
Mar 30
The Copland Leadership Program is CEDA's professional development program for emerging leaders from corporate, government, industry bodies, academia and the not-for-profit sectors.

Speakers

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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

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Australia’s trade relations – beyond COVID-19 and China

SA
Apr 13
Join Trustees and leading commentator on international trade, Professor Peter Draper to discuss future trade relations.

Speakers

Professor Peter Draper, Executive Director, Institute for International Trade, University of Adelaide

WA economic update

WA
May 13
Join your fellow Trustees for a discussion on the WA economy, led by the Western Australian Under Treasurer.

Speakers

Michael Barnes, Under Treasurer, WA Department of Treasury

Making AI accessible, affordable and simple

SA
Jul 7
Join fellow Trustees to learn about the opportunities available for business through artificial intelligence.

Speakers

Dr Niusha Shafiabady, Founder, Cognobit AI, Associate Professor in Intelligent Systems

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