Annual Conference – Final 2008 Schedule, June 7th

SESSION 6A Chemistry 300 – Cooperatives and Youth, 9am – 10:30am

  • Made in Canada: Youth working for stronger communities and a stronger Canada
    • Tanya Gracie, Kathryn Foulds, and Chelsea Lake

SESSION 6B Chemistry 300 – Cooperatives and Peace Film Premiere, 9am – 10:30am

  • Social Justice, and Human Development: The Pillars of Co-operation
    • Discussion to be led by Joy Emmanuel

SESSION 7A Chemistry 300 – Social Cooperatives, 10:45am – 12:15pm

  • The Italian Cooperative Movement And The Development Of Civic Capacity Among Social Cooperatives In Northern Italy: A Case Of Cooperative Renewal?
    • Vanna Gonzales
  • Financing Aboriginal Enterprise Development: The Feasibility of Using Co-operative Models
    • Lou Hammond Keitlson and Kimberly Brown
  • Cooperative Values: The Social Framework of Cooperation
    • J.J. McMurtry

SESSION 7B Chemistry 300 – Cooperatives and Fair Trade, 10:45am – 12:15pm

  • An Evaluation of Co-op Group’s Fairtrade Initiative as an Example of Co-operative Innovation
    • Norma Babineau, Erbin Crowell, and Kevin Lytle
  • Fair trade and co-operation – Nigeria’s food industry and the impact of government regulation
    • Oluseyi Oduyoye
  • Co-operatives, Fair Trade and the Social Economy: Developing Locally-Based Regional Alternatives for Ethical Trade in Canada
    • Debbie Dergousoff

SESSION 8 Chemistry 300 – Cooperative Economics, 1:30pm – 3:00pm

  • Ontario Soybean Producers And Organizational Structure In The Value Added Industry: Case Study
    • Greg Pate, Getu Hailu and Alfons Veersink
  • Building a Tax Policy Framework to Enable Co-operative Development: A comparative experience
    • Monica Juarez Adeler
  • The Co-operative Difference: Jurisprudential Interpretation in the Post-national Constellation
    • Robert Dobrohoczki

SESSION 9 Chemistry 300 – Surveying Cooperatives, 3:15pm – 4:45pm

  • Measures of performance of co-operative firms
    • Sonia Novkovic and Tom Webb
  • A New Portrait of Co-operatives and Credit Unions in Atlantic Canada
    • Luc Thériault
  • Globalization, innovation and co-operative support organizations: Sector, Territory, Synergy
    • Mitch Diamantopoulos

Fair Trade Group Meeting – Chemistry 124, June 7th 1pm to 5pm

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