Cooperatives: Case Studies in Resilience and Sustainability

Written by Thrive

Date: Wednesday, May 30th, 2012

Time: 8:30am – 11:30am

Location: Headspace – 1817 10th Ave SE

Enhance your understanding of the co-op business model. Gain in-depth exposure to active co-ops in Alberta. Learn more about the co-operative sector. The agenda includes:

1)    A celebration of the International Year of Cooperatives

2)    Case study presentations from the cooperative sector

3)    Small group brainstorming and key co-op questions

4)    Reflections on financing the co-op sector, led by Mike Lewis, author of The Resilience Imperative: Co-operative Transitions to a Steady-State Economy

This event will be of interest to individuals and organizations that are operating a co-operative, leaders in the co-op sector, as well as the co-op curious. All are welcome to attend. Registration, coffee and a continental breakfast begins at 8:30am and the program starts at 9:00am.  There is a registration fee of $25 (Calgary Dollars are accepted). If cost or payment method is a barrier, please contact Thrive directly. Please register here.

Presented by First Calgary Financial with community partners.

 

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