The Canadian Community Economic Development Network is hosting a webinar focusing on social economy research, including co-operatives.
18 Apr 2013 at 12:00pm EDT (1:30pm Newfoundland, 1pm Atlantic, 12pm Eastern, 11am Central, 10am Mountain, 9am Pacific)
The research on the social economy undertaken between 2005 and 2012 by the Canadian Social Economy Research Partnerships, the national hub and the six regional research nodes continues. This webinar will share the latest research activities relevant to CED policy and practice from several current research programs. This session will deepen the connections between practitioners and researchers in the CED and social economy fields: participants will hear who is doing what, what research outputs are available and what is expected, and how to get involved.
- Denyse Guy, Executive Director at the Canadian Co-operative Association,
Principal Investigator and Community Co-Director of Measuring the Co-operative Difference Research Network.
- Jack Quarter, Professor and Co-Director, Social Economy Centre, University of Toronto. Principal Investigator: Social Business and Marginalized Social Groups.
- Mike Gismondi, Professor, Athabasca University. Principal investigator: BALTA Scaling Innovation for Sustainability Project.
- Ted Jackson, Associate Professor in the School of Public Policy and Administration at Carleton University. Principal investigator: Community First: Impacts of Community Engagement. Ted will be joined by colleagues, including Geri Briggs, Co-Manager of the CFICE project and Director of the Canadian Alliance for Community Service Learning.
- Lynne Fernandez, CCPA Manitoba. Project Coordinator: Partnering for Change: Community-Based Solutions for Aboriginal and Inner-City Poverty.
- Peter Elson, Acting Director, Institute for Nonprofit Studies, Mount Royal University; Board Member of the Association for Nonprofit and Social Economy Research (ANSER) and co-Editor of ANSER Journal.
Register at http://ccednet-rcdec.ca/en/node/11499