Annual Conference – Final 2008 Schedule, June 6th

SESSION 3 Chemistry 300 – Cooperatives and Government Policy, 9am – 10:30am

  • Legislative Renewal: Drafting Cooperative Principles into Law and Prospects for Renewing Cooperative Organizations
    • Edward De Barbieri
  • Challenges and Lessons Learned from the Innovation and Research Projects in the Co-operative Development Initiative.
    • Fiona Duguid/J Roy
  • Co-operatives and Public Policy: Negotiating with Government
    • Heneberry, Jennifer
  • Picking on Policy: How the New Brunswick Government could Better Serve Co-operatives
    • Erin Hancock

SESSION 4A Chemistry 124 – Cooperative Governance, 9am – 10:30am

  • Loyalty Program: Reaching out to Members of Member-Owners of The Co-operators Group Ltd
    • Lily Ng
  • Co-operative Democracy: Board Diversity and the Representation of Women
    • Kimberly Brown
  • Its ownership Jim but not as we know it: member shares, membership and ownership in co-operatives
    • Elizabeth Hicks, John Maddocks, and Ann MacGillivary

SESSION 4B Chemistry 300 – CASC Q and A – Who are We and Where are we Going?, 10:45am – 12:30pm

  • Lou Hammond Keitlson
  • Tom Webb
  • Denyse Guy
  • William Nelson

SESSION 5A Chemistry 124 – Social Cooperatives – June 6th 1:30pm – 3pm

  • Strategies for Inclusion: Empowerment, Disability, and Co-operatives
    • Kama Soles
  • Co-operatives and Dimensions of Co-operation: Do They Determine Quality Child Care?
    • Catherine Leviten-Reid
  • Tales of Co-operation: Developing a Regional Co-operative
    • Joy Emmanuel

SESSION 5B Chemistry 300 – Worker Cooperatives – June 6th 1:30pm – 3pm

  • Assessment of Labors’ Consumer Cooperatives in Isfahan – Iran
    • Masoud Ramezani, Amir Mozafar Amini, Mohammad Nagi Golami
  • Co-opting Precariousness: Worker Cooperatives providing alternatives to precarious employment for marginalized populations
    • Amanda Wilson
  • The Worker-Recovered Enterprises of Argentina and the State: Searching for ‘Genuine’ Democracy in a Hostile Environment
    • Rhiannon Edwards

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