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  • Ways Forward V Conference
    09:30-16:30
    2017.01.20
    Central Hall, Oldham St, Manchester M1 1JR, UK
    Central Hall, Oldham St, Manchester M1 1JR, UK

    Register for this important conference for co-operatives, progressives and the labour movement. We are particularly keen for all voices to be heard and encourage vibrant informed debate. Ample time is given in the two plenaries and eight workshops for discussion from the floor. To save your places contact Phil Frampton 07901 338700 Co-operative Business Consultants phil@cbc.coop

    Hear: Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell MP
    Keynote Speakers & Workshop Leaders: Iain Macdonald (former ICA Director General), Cheryl Barrott (Vice Chair, Co-op Party) Josef Davies-Coates, Frances Coppola, Cliff Mills (Anthony Collins), Cilla Ross (Co-op College), Jenny Carlyle (SUMA), Syed Maqsood (NWHS), Dr Paul Redgrave (Co-Housing, Leeds), Debbie Clarke (Unicorn Grocery), Ieva Padagaité (Blake House), Jo Bird, Bob Cannell et al

    PLUS Eve of Conference Supper: An Evening with Angela Rayner MP Shadow Education Secretary
    6.30pm Thursday January 19th Central Hall

    Debates, Workshops, Case Studies
    Our annual conference, organised by CBC cbc.coop, aims to discuss and debate co-operative and radical alternatives to austerity and capitalism and help shape our shared vision of a prosperous, caring society based on a democratic economy.

    Debating:
    Global Alternatives to Global Capitalism Hierarchies & Salary Differentials: the Enemies of Co-operation?
    Local Assistance for Co-operative Development Building with Platform Co-ops
    Edinburgh Student Housing Co-op: Green Shoots A Co-operative Blueprint for Elderly Health & Social Care
    Community Finance for Co-op Development Rojava: War Zone Co-operative Economies
    Democratisation at the Co-op Group

    Who Should Attend? Co-operators, trade unionists and activists from anti-austerity parties and social enterprises for shaping new progressive policies to combat the austerity agenda and create a society in which all can prosper.

    Tickets:
    Conference £45.00 (lunch and refreshments included) *
    Eve of Conference Supper £14.00 (buffet supper included, limited places)
    Full Package Discount: Thursday Evening + Friday sessions: £55.00 (inclusive of meals, advance payment required )*
    *Late Booking Fee (chargeable after January 11th ): £15.00

    EARLY SPONSORS:

    NORTH WEST HOUSING SERVICES, ANTHONY COLLINS,
    CO-OPERATIVE & COMMUNITY FINANCE, THE PHONE CO-OP, THE CO-OPERATIVE COLLEGE, CO-OPERATIVES UK, MIDCOUNTIES CO-OPERATIVE, CO-OPERATIVE BUSINESS CONSULTANTS, INSTITUTE FOR SOLIDARITY ECONOMICS

    To book a place or get more details go to eventzilla.net/web/event/ways-forward-5-2138869147 or contact Phil 07901 338700 phil@cbc.coop

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