UKSCS Annual Conference 2018 - Main Conference Programme

MAIN CONFERENCE - Outline programme, more details to follow

 

Friday 31st August 2018

16:00 – 18:00   UKSCS AGM

16:00 – 17:00   Chair, Financial, Member and Journal Reports

17:00 - 18:00   Strategy Development with Members (with facilitators)

18:00 - 18:30   Registration & Welcome to Inaugural Professional Lecture by Rory Ridley-Duff

18:30 – 19:30   Diversity, Co-operation and the FairShares Model

19:30 – 20:00   Drinks/canapes reception

20:00 onwards  Informal networking

 

Saturday 1st September 2018

09:00 - 10:00   Registration

10:00 - 11:15   Conference Opening & Keynote 1

11:15 – 11:30   Break

11:30 – 13:00   Parallel sessions 1 (2 papers)

13:00 – 14:00   Lunch

14:00 - 15:00   Plenary & Keynote 2

15:00 - 16:30   Parallel sessions 2

16:30 - 17:00   Tea/coffee

17:00 – 18:30   Parallel sessions 3

15:00 – 18:30   Co-operative News AGM (Space for 50 people) 

20:00 – 22:00   Conference dinner (Hallam View, Owen Building)

 

Sunday 2nd September 2018

09:30 - 10:30   Parallel Sessions 4 

10:30 – 11:30   Parallel Sessions 5

11:30 – 11:45   Tea/Coffee

11:15 – 13:00   Closing Plenary – Co-operatves and the solidarity economy. Panelists include: 

                         Dr Rocio Nogales, MD of the EMES International Research Network

                         Cliff Southcombe, MD of Social Enterprise International Ltd and

                         co-founder of FairShares Association Ltd

                         Prof Molly Scott-Cato, MEP for South West England

                         Susanne Westhausen, CEO of Kooperation (a confederation of coops and social

                         enterprises in Denmark), board member of the ICA, VP of Coops Europe

13:00 - 14:00   Packed Lunch

14:00               Close of conference

 

Some parallel sessions will be organised as Open Space to accommodate late submissions, impromptu panels or creative approaches to studying.