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Date:
September 26-27, 2022


Time:
9am to 5pm


Place:
48 Rue de la Boétie, Paris, France


Format:
Interactive In-Person/Online


Languages offered:
English, French, Spanish

The 2022 Edition


The Summit will include:

Conferences, Panels, Debates, Workshops


Exhibition area for Sponsors & Partners


Worldwide speakers on Cooperatives, Social Innovation, Innovation and Technology Trends

Access to start-up incubators


Interaction with Platform Coops


Young Leaders Program


Small stages during coffee break with opportunity to discuss and share information


Program
Paris - New times - New challenges: the transition areas

Day 1 SEPTEMBRE 26
9:00
 
In person and online
OPENING WORDS AND COURSE OF THE DAY
9:15
 
In person and online
LOOK AT THE WORLD DIFFERENTLY
9:45
 
In person and online
SOCIETAL TRANSITION - WHAT WILL OUR BUSINESSES LOOK LIKE TOMORROW?
10:00 Coffee Break
10:40
 
Plenary session - Conference and interview
ENERGY TRANSITION – INTEGRATING A COOPERATIVE RESPONSE IN CIRCULAR ECONOMY STRATEGIES
11:00
 
In person and online
COOPERATIVES IN THE RACE FOR THE CLIMATE CHALLENGE
12:00 Lunch
13:30 In person and online
PROMOTE THE COOPERATIVE BRAND!
  In person only
BUILD AN INNOVATING SPACE
15:00 Coffee Break
15:30
 
In person and online
NEVER TOO LATE TO ACT ON THE SDGS
16:00
 
In person and online
ARE WE ON TRACK TO MEET THE SDGS?
17:00
 
In person and online - Plenary session - interactive discussion
SURVIVAL KIT TO REBUILD THE WORLD
17:50
CLOSING WORDS AND INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE NEXT DAY
17:30 End of the day
Day 2 SEPTEMBRE 27
8:30
 
In person and online
OPENING REMARKS AND INSTRUCTIONS OF THE DAY
8:40
 
In person and online - Plenary session - Round table
DIGITAL TRANSITION – A NEW WAY OF DOING BUSINESS
9:40
 
In person and online
DIGITAL TRANSITION - COOPERATIVE PLATFORMS HAVE A FUTURE!
10:30 Coffee Break
11:00 Parallel session and workshops
  In person and online
FROM FIELDS TO FORK – THE IMPACT OF DIGITAL TRANSITION IN THE AGRI-FOOD SECTOR

 
In person only - Workshops with Le Village by
CA DESIGN FICTION—YEAR 2040
12:30 Lunch
14:00
 
In person and online
GENERATIONAL TRANSITION - ATTRACTING AND GIVING THEIR FULL PLACE TO MILLENNIALS
14:30
 
In person and online
LEADERSHIP TRANSITION - HOW TO BECOME A BETTER BOSS?
15:30 Coffee Break
16:00
 
In person and online
WHAT KEEPS OUR LEADERS GOING?
16:50
 
In person and online
CLOSING REMARKS, THANKS AND INVITATION FOR NEXT EVENT
17:00 End of GICS


See the detailed program here

Full Program


Speakers

Karina Lehoux

Karina Lehoux

Présidente & Professional emcee

Karina Lehoux is a graduate of HEC Montréal (DESS in communication-marketing) and Laval University (bachelor's degree in business administration.


Rafael Ziegler

Rafael Ziegler, PhD

Director of the Alphonse & Dorimène Desjardins International Institute for Cooperatives, HEC Montreal, Canada

Araceli Belmonte

Araceli Belmonte

Senior Corporate Manager, Le Village by CA, France

Araceli graduated from Emlyon business school with a specialization in innovation management and joined Le Village by CA Paris in 2020.


Eduardo Avila

Eduardo Avila

Executive Director of Revolusolar

Revolusolar a cooperative created in 2015 with the aim of promoting the sustainable development of low-income communities through solar energy.


Karen Miner

Karen Miner

Managing Director, International Centre for Co-operative Management, Saint Mary’s University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

Over the past decade, Karen’s expertise has evolved to be most focused on the management and governance of values-based businesses, with an emphasis on co-operatives.


Rémi Roux

Rémi Roux

Commercial Director and President

Rémi Roux is president of SCOP ETHIQUABLE. He is the commercial director and is in charge of relations with the mass distribution centres.


Samara Araujo

Samara Araujo

Marketing and communication Manager, Organization of Brazilian Cooperatives (OCB), Brazil

Samara Araujo is manager of marketing and communication in Organization of Brazilian Cooperatives focusing on the development of strategies and actions to strengthen the image of coop in Brazil.


Zuraidah Hoffman

Zuraidah Hoffman

Communications Expert, Professional Facilitator – United States

Zuraidah Hoffman is a communications expert, and a professional facilitator.


Sara Vicari

Sara Vicari, PhD

Co-founder and team coordinator of aroundtheworld.coop

She is a participatory action researcher passionate about cooperatives and their role in sustainable human development.


Aaron Stewart

Aaron Stewart

General Counsel at VME Coop

Aaron Stewart is General Counsel at VME Coop, a retail technology worker coop with offices in the UK and Malta, and Coop Exchange, a start-up platform coop.


Sylandi Brown

Sylandi Brown

Communications Manager, U.S. Overseas Cooperative Development Council’s International Cooperative Research Group (OCDC) the United States


Rose Marley

Rose Marley

CEO, Co operatives UK, United Kingdom


Sarah Jensen

Sarah Jensen

Member of Board of directors of Co-operative Housing Federation of Canada's board of directors and Castlegreen Housing Cooperative, Canada


Marc Duplantie

Marc Duplantie

VP, Member Relations and Co-operative Business Development


Ghislain Gervais

Ghislain Gervais

Chairman And Member Of The Executive Committee


Shaun Tarbuck

Shaun Tarbuck

Chief Executive of the International Cooperative and Mutual Insurance Federation (ICMIF)


Greg Dinsdale

Greg Dinsdale

President & CEO, LBMX Inc, Canada


Nicole ALIX

Nicole ALIX

Chairwoman of La Coop des Communs


Nazik Beishenaly

Nazik Beishenaly

Researcher at KU Leuven, Belgium and Adjunct Professor at Sobey School of Business, St Mary' University, Canada


Anca Voinea

Anca Voinea

Multilingual Journalist


Violetta Nafpaktiti

Violetta Nafpaktiti

CEO of DotCooperation LLC


Phil Ponsonby

Phil Ponsonby

Group Chief Executive, The Midcounties Co-operative


Paul Hazen

Paul Hazen

Executive Director Overseas Cooperative Development Council (OCDC)


Susanne Westhausen

Susanne Westhausen

President of Cooperatives Europe


Tanguy De Gromard

Tanguy De Gromard

Co-founded the non-profit cooperative Ethi'Kdo


Gaku Matsushima

Gaku Matsushima

Manager of the Sustainability Strategy Office of JCCU


Thierry Blandinières

Thierry Blandinières

CEO of InVivo


Ana Aguirre

Ana Aguirre

Co-founder and worker owner at TAZEBAEZ S.Coop.


Inmaculada Bunedia-Martínez

Inmaculada Bunedia-Martínez

PhD in Business Administration


Guy Cormier

Guy Cormier

President and CEO of Desjardins Group


Juhee Lee

Juhee Lee

Team Leader of International Relations in the Cooperative Institute of iCOOP


Marjaana Saarikoski

Marjaana Saarikoski

Director of Cooperative Affairs and Partnerships at SOK Corporation, Finland


Alexandre Bigo-Verdier

Alexandre Bigo-Verdier

Vice-President of the Euro Coop – the European Community of Consumer Cooperatives.


Bob Yuill

Bob Yuill

Managing Director of ScotEID


Camille Dorival

Camille Dorival

Graduate of Sciences Po Paris


Doug O'Brien

Doug O'Brien

President and CEO of the National Cooperative Business Association CLUSA International (NCBA CLUSA)


Alban Aucoin

Alban Aucoin

Public Affairs Director of Crédit Agricole Group and member of the Board directors of European Association of Co-operative Banks (EACB), France


Amson Sibanda

Amson Sibanda

Chief, National Strategies and Capacity Building Branch Division for the Sustainable Development Goals, United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UNDESA)


Hanan El-Youssef

Hanan El-Youssef

Lead Strategist, Movement Strategy at Wikimedia Foundation and formerly Director of Strategy at ICA, United-States


José Ângelo Pinto

José Ângelo Pinto

Coopenela President


Paulo Jorge Teixeira

Paulo Jorge Lopes Teixeira

President of Cooperativa Povo Portuense


Rachel Kolbe Semhoun

Rachel Kolbe Semhoun

Head of Sustainability at InVivo Group


Sarah de Heusch

Sarah de Heusch

Institutional Affairs Officer and Chair of Smart’s Ethical Committee


Anita Gurumurthy

Anita Gurumurthy

Founding member and Executive Director, IT for Change, Bangalore


Bahman Abdollahi

Bahman Abdollahi

President of Iran Chamber of Cooperatives, Iran


Michael Norris

Michael Norris

Senior Director of the Impact Team with the Cooperation Council of Ontario


Aditya Yadav

Aditya Yadav

Director, Indian Farm Forestry Development Cooperative Limited (IFFDC)


Anu Puusa

Anu Puusa

Professor in Management and Member of Board of Cooperatives Europe and Pellervo Coop Center, Finland


Christine Bergeron

Christine Bergeron

President and CEO, Vancity, Canada


Mirai Chatterjee

Mirai Chatterjee

Chairperson, Self-Employed Women's Association, SEWA Cooperative Federation, India


Dileep Sanghani

Dileep Sanghani

Chairman, Indian Farmers Fertiliser Cooperative (IFFCO), India


Conor O’Neill

Conor O’Neill

Community co-ordinator for Midcounties


Doudou Mirefu

Doudou Mirefu

President of the National Confederation of Cooperatives (COOPCONGO)


Sébastien
Chaillou-Gillette

Sébastien Chaillou-Gillette

Executive Director of the Chambre Régionale de l'Économie Sociale et Solidaire d'Île-de-France (CRESS)


Bertrand Schaefer

Bertrand Schaefer

Federal Secretary of the National Federation of Crédit Agricole


Antonella Noya

Antonella Noya

Head of the Unit on Social Economy and Innovation at the Center for Entrepreneurship, SMEs, Regions and Cities.


Patrick Klein

Patrick Klein

Head of Sector, Social Economy – DG GROW – European Commission


Get Involved

LEARN

About innovative trends that are set to change the way we live. Meet start-ups and entrepreneurs who are creating the technology of tomorrow.

BE INSPIRED

Be inspired by a line-up of speakers who are experts in their fields.

NETWORK

Exchange ideas with fellow attendees from different sectors.

DISCOVER

Dive deeper into social innovation and learn how to create new ways of addressing social problems.



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