Wednesday 14th December
Time: 10:30 - 16:00
About the Event
Reflecting upon 2015 and our initial conversations around Social Enterprises and their place in today’s economy and society we welcome you to the Second Social Enterprise Day 2016 at Bournemouth University on the 14 December 2016.
The day is expected to bring together businesses, students, academics and the general public to have enlightening conversations and talks on what are social enterprises, their relevance in this changing global business landscape and how to contribute in, albeit a small way, to increasing the awareness of businesses with a purpose, purpose for the greater good but also robust viable and sustainable businesses.
Gwyn Jones, Association of Sustainability Practitioners
Andrea Gamson, Commercial Director, SocialStarters.org
Stuart Poole, Nineteen48.com
Katherine Baldwin, Katherinebaldwin.com
Joanna Cruickshank, www.wearefolk.com
Helen Gormley, Director, Helen James Associates
10:30 - 11:00: Registration
11:00 - 11:15: Inaugural Speech by Jane Houzer, Executive Dean, Faculty of Management, Bournemouth University
11:15 - 11:40: Key Note - Gwyn Jones, Association of Sustainability Practitioners
11:40 - 12:00: Break and Networking
12:00 - 13:00: Presentations
Andrea Gamson: Commercial Director, Social Starters.org
Stuart Poole: Nineteen48.com
Helen Gormley: Director, Helen James Associates
13:00 - 14:00: Networking, Exhibition & Lunch
14:00 - 15:00: Presentations
Katherine Baldwin: Katherinebaldwin.com
Joanna Cruickshank: www.wearefolk.com
15:00 - 16:00: Panel Q&A
Panel members: Gwyn Jones, Katherine Baldwin, Helen Gormley, Stuart Poole, Andrea Gamson, Joanna Cruickshank.
About the speakers:
Association of Sustainability Practitioners
Gwyn is a keynote speaker, consultant and facilitator promoting sustainability at personal and organisational levels. He works with a number of projects including Riversimple and Growing Citizens- Growing Communities. He works with various organisations to develop Dorset’s sustainable economy, environmental approach and communities.
Commercial Director, SocialStarters.org
Andrea runs a Social Enterprise, Social Starters, that brings different groups of people together to collaborate, learn and design new ways of doing business whilst tackling issues in their communities - whilst at the same time creating a career development and unique travel experience for international skilled professionals who are looking to do something different, share skills and make a difference.
Nineteen48 brings you ethically-sourced gemstones and jewellery from Sri Lanka. From their profits, they support charitable causes in Sri Lanka. Stuart has almost 20 years commercial experience at senior management and director level, having founded and run successful internet-related businesses in various sectors including web design and development, online recruitment, software development and online gaming.
Director, Helen James Associates
Helen has a background in psychology, coaching, education and enterprise within the public sector, charities and corporate organisations. Helen is the Director of Helen James Associates and Director of Solutions for dynamic change. Recently relocating from London to Poole. Helen is excited to move her consultancy and coaching practice to Poole, Bournemouth and the surrounding area whilst still maintaining a presence in London.
Katherine Baldwin is a former Reuters and Bloomberg international journalist with more than 20 years of experience in the media, including a six-year spell in the Houses of Parliament, reporting on the UK government and travelling with Prime Minister Tony Blair. As a freelance journalist, she has written for The Guardian, TIME, The Sunday Times, The Daily Mail, The Huffington Post, Red and Psychologies, among other publications, and has been interviewed on Newsnight, Sky News and BBC Radio 4.
Wearefolk.com; Bare Collective
As founder of the Bare Collective, Joanna’s vision and work here is developing even further the work at Folk. Following her heart and deep belief that strategy and marketing MUST be about connecting an internal purpose with what the audience really cares about.
How to get to BU: Directions, parking & maps
Parking information for Executive Business Centre:
There is no parking available at the Executive Business Centre, for information on how to reach the University please visit our website. The nearest pay and display parking is located on Cotlands Road.
For futher information on this event please contact: Sukanya Ayatakshi Endow
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