Thursday 23 February 2011
9:30am to 2:00pm
What impact will the closest federal election result in post-war history, and the formation of a minority government in Canberra, have on the capacity of policy makers to address fundamental reforms on issues including population growth, climate change, tax reform and broadband?
CEDAâs annual Economic and Political Overview conference will bring together expert commentators to review, analyse and discuss the economic and political climate in which weâll be operating, and the priorities for 2011 and beyond.
Join Melbourne's business, government and academic leaders to learn first hand the economic and political factors which will impact your business and help to refine your strategic plans for the coming year.
Meet the speakers
Economic Overview - Public and private sector economists discuss the local and global economic outlook, and prospects for growth in 2011.
Chief Economist, Deutsche Bank
Dr David Gruen
Executive Director, Macroeconomic Group
Department of the Treasury
Political Overview - With their fingers on the pulse of the national political scene, Karen Middleton can discuss the political climate and some of the milestones throughout the year, while Peter Reith will provide insights on the realities and challenges of the minority government.
Chief Political Correspondent SBS and President, Federal Parliamentary Press Gallery
The Hon Peter Reith
Former Minister for Workplace Relations and Minister for Defence, Howard Government
Keynote Lunch Address
Chief Executive Officer, ANZ Banking Group
For more information visit: www.ceda.com.au