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Ways Forward 6 Conference: Co-operative Solidarity

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Central Hall

Oldham Street

Manchester

M1 1JQ

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Conference debates, workshops, open space, case studies

Keynote speaker: Rebecca Long Bailey MP, Shadow Business Secretary

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. Ways Forward 6 will include an excellent variety of workshops, including an open space workshop for delegates to pitch in with additional ideas for creating a co-operative solidarity economy. Don’t miss out. Register at www.WF6.eventbrite.co.uk

Morning Plenary: Co-operative Solidarity

Rebecca Long Bailey, Shadow Business Secretary;

Jo Bird, Co-operative Business Consultants;

Ed Mayo, Co-operatives UK;

David Thompson, Twin Pines Co-op Foundation, USA

Workshops

Solidarity Jobs Lizzie Fellows, Leeds Bread Co-op

Co-op Legislation David Alcock and Cliff Mills (UK), Anthony Collins; Ellie Perrin (France); Rhona McCord (Ireland)

Rojava Revolution Jo Taylor, Solidarity Economy Association

Open Space discussion How do we develop a Co-operative Solidarity Economy? Facilitated by Bob Cannell, CBC

Solidarity Funding Ian Rothwell, Co-op and Community Finance; David Thompson, Twin Pines USA

Understanding Rojava's Co-operative Economy Model Jo Taylor, Solidarity Economy Association

Open Space discussion How do we develop a Co-operative Solidarity Network? Facilitated by Bob Cannell, CBC

Co-ops, Solidarity and Austerity Cuts Paul Bell, Unison; Debbie Shannon, Preston; Cheryl Barrott, Co-operative Party

Housing Ourselves Co-operatively Kevin Wan, Nwhs; Edinburgh Student Housing Co-op

Closing plenary. Where do we go from here?

Martin Meteyard, Co-operative Business Consultants

Simel Esim tbc, United Nation’s International Labour Organization, Co-operatives Unit

Kayleigh Walsh, Outlandish co-op

Key movement-wide proposals from workshops

Plus Eve of conference reception: Open to all from 7-9pm on Thursday 15th February at the same venue, Central Hall. Tickets £9.50. Package ticket discount also available when booking for evening reception and conference day together. Please click on ticket options for more details.

DISCOUNTED £14 FOR EACH EARLY BIRD

Early Bird Conference Fees (including lunch + refreshments): Organisation Delegates £60, Individuals £45 (payment received by Jan 31st). To book places, visit www.WF6.eventbrite.co.uk

Ways Forward 6 conference is kindly sponsored by:

Anthony Collins solicitors, Midcounties Co-operative, North West Housing Services (who also provide conference financial administration), Unicorn Grocery, the Co-operative Party, Co-operative and Community Finance, Co-operatives UK, and Solidarity Economy Association

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Oldham Street

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