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August 2018

QLD Futures Summit – 29 August

August 29, 2018, 7:30 am - 2:00 pm
Sofitel Brisbane, 249 Turbot St
Brisbane, Queensland 4000 Australia
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7.30am – 7.35am – WELCOME – QFI President, Julieanne Alroe, Chair, Infrastructure Australia 7.35am OPENING by The Honourable Kate Jones MP, Minister for Innovation and Tourism Industry Development and Minister for the Commonwealth Games 7.30am – 9:00am – BREAKFAST 7.50am – 9.00am – ADVANCING QUEENSLAND'S EDUCATION AND RESEARCH Moderator – Dr Stefan Hajkowicz, Senior Principal Scientist, Data61, CSIRO PANELLISTS Professor Chris Cocklin. Provost and Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research and Innovation), James Cook University Myra Geddes, General Manager Early Learning and Social Impact, Goodstart Early Learning…

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September 2018

QLD Policy Leaders Series – Economic Outlook for Queensland

September 5, 2018, 7:30 am - 9:00 am
Customs House, 399 Queen St
Brisbane, Queensland 400 Australia
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The Queensland Futures Institute's 2018 Policy Leaders Breakfasts features influential policy makers and shapers. The panel will share their economic outlook for Queensland and highlight the opportunities and challenges for future growth. Join us as we discuss the economic future for Queensland. Moderator:  Dr Doug McTaggart, Non-Executive Director Susan Buckley, Managing Director, Global Liquid Strategies, QIC Patrick Farrell, Head of Investments, Suncorp Group Peter Munckton, Chief Economist, Bank of Queensland QFI thanks its series sponsor

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October 2018

President’s Luncheon – Rachel Hunter, Director-General, State Development, Manufacturing, Infrastructure and Planning

October 10, 2018, 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Gadens, Level 11, 111 Eagle St 4000 + Google Map
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Invitation Only. The President’s Luncheons are held bi-monthly and attended by Councillors and Board Members. Guest Speaker: Rachel Hunter, Director-General, State Development, Manufacturing, Infrastructure and Planning.

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Sandwich Workshop – How Universities are advancing the Knowledge Economy? – SOLD OUT

October 18, 2018, 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Gadens, Level 11, 111 Eagle St 4000 + Google Map
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The Queensland Futures Institute's 2018 'Sandwich Workshops' are informal lunchtime sessions at which policy ideas are presented and debated.  It is an opportunity to network and engage in conversation and to contribute your thoughts and ideas on matters key to Queensland's growth. Our 18 October Workshop focusses on How Universities are advancing the Knowledge Economy.  Among Queensland’s top growing industries for employment are those that rely on the provision of knowledge and services.  The panel will canvass how universities are involved in the transition…

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QLD Policy Leaders Series – Artificial Intelligence in the Healthcare Sector: The Good the Bad and the Ugly

October 24, 2018, 7:30 am - 9:00 am
Customs House, 399 Queen St
Brisbane, Queensland 400 Australia
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The Queensland Futures Institute’s 2018 Policy Leaders Breakfasts features influential policy makers and shapers. The panel will discuss the changing nature of the healthcare sector with artificial intelligence. Join us as we discuss the future for Queensland’s healthcare sector with industry leaders. Professor Emma Duncan, Professor of Medicine, Queensland University of Technology Dr Stefan Hajkowicz, Director, Data61 Insight Team, CSIRO Professor Carolyn Mountford, CEO and Director of Research, Translational Research Institute Dr Clair Sullivan, Chief Digital Health Officer, Metro North Hospital Moderator: Professor John…

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February 2019

QLD Policy Leaders Series – Queensland State of Play 2019 – 21 February

February 21, 7:30 am - 9:00 am
Customs House, 399 Queen St
Brisbane, Queensland 400 Australia
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The Queensland Futures Institute's 2019 Policy Leaders Breakfasts features influential policy makers and shapers. The panel will share their outlook for 2019 and highlight the opportunities and challenges for the year ahead. Join us as we discuss the future for Queensland’s economic and social growth industry leaders. Andrew Barger Policy Director, Economics and Infrastructure, Queensland Resources Council Moderator: Professor Nicole Gillespie, Professor of Management, Associate Director, Research (Engagement and Impact), UQ Business School Daniel Gschwind, Chief Executive Officer, Queensland Tourism Industry Council…

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President’s Luncheon – James Purtill, Director-General, Natural Resources Mines and Energy – 27 February

February 27, 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Gadens, Level 11, 111 Eagle St 4000 + Google Map
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Invitation Only. The President’s Luncheons are held bi-monthly and attended by Councillors and Board Members. Guest Speaker: James Purtill, Director-General, Natural Resources Mines and Energy.

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March 2019

QLD Policy Leaders Series – Importance of Regional Queensland – Thursday 14 March

March 14, 7:30 am - 9:00 am
Customs House, 399 Queen St
Brisbane, Queensland 400 Australia
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The Queensland Futures Institute's 2019 Policy Leaders Breakfasts features influential policy makers and shapers. The panel will share their outlook for their regions and highlight the opportunities and challenges for the year ahead. Join us as we discuss the future for Queensland’s economic and social growth with regional leaders. Councillor Margaret Strelow, Mayor, Rockhampton Region Shane Charles, Chairman, Toowoomba and Surat Basin Enterprise Kevin Gill, Chairman, Townsville Enterprise John Glanville, Chairman, Greater Whitsunday Alliance (GW3) Trent Twomey, Chair, Advance Cairns Moderator: …

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Queensland Economics and Finance Council Meeting – 27 March

March 27, 9:00 am - 10:30 am
QIC, Level 5, 66 Eagle St
Brisbane, QLD 4000 Australia
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By invitation only. Members of the Queensland Economics and Finance Council attend.

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Sandwich Workshop – Jobs and Employment Growth in Queensland

March 27, 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
BDO, Level 10, 12 Creek St
Brisbane, QLD 4000 Australia
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The Queensland Futures Institute's 2019 'Sandwich Workshops' are informal lunchtime sessions at which policy ideas are presented and debated.  It is an opportunity to network and engage in conversation and to contribute your thoughts and ideas on matters key to Queensland's growth. Our  27 March Workshop focusses on Jobs and Employment Growth in Queensland. It will be critical that Queensland supports people in transferring their skills to meet employment needs being created by new and growing industries.  Existing trends already point towards potential…

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