16 February: Ways Forward 6 ~ Co-operative Solidarity

Date: Friday 16 February
Location: Central Hall, Manchester
Price: Early bird conference fees (including lunch + refreshments): Organisation Delegates £60, Individuals £45 (payment received by Jan 31st).

Conference debates, workshops, open space, case studies

Keynote speaker: Rebecca Long Bailey MP, Shadow Business Secretary

Other speakers and workshops include:

  • Simel Esim, United Nation’s International Labour Organization, Co-operatives Unit
  • David J Thompson, Twin Pines Co-op Foundation, USA
  • Kayleigh Walsh, Outlandish tech co-op
  • Cheryl Barrott, Co-operative Party and Fair Care
  • Ed Mayo, Co-operatives UK
  • Jo Taylor, solidarity with the Rojava Revolution in North Syria, transitioning to a co-operative economy
  • Co-op legislation in UK, Ireland and Europe
  • Co-operative finance
  • Co-operative energy
  • Open space – for workshops/discussions suggested on the day

The conference will openly debate new and exciting ways for people to work together to take back control of our economy – and how government (at all levels) can assist.