Program & Documentation

Program Documentation

Click the session titles below to access slide decks, notes and/or session recordings.

Wednesday, November 16th

7:00pm – Pre-Conference Info Session

Business Conversions to Social Purpose Enterprises: for Equity-Seeking Groups


Thursday, Nov. 17

9:00 – Welcoming Ceremony & Land Acknowledgement 

10:00am – FORUM

Indigenous Perspectives on the Solidarity Economy


11:20am – INTENSIVES

A) Resilient Strategic Planning for Worker Co-ops 
– GIA Consulting
– Realize Strategies

B) Worker Co-op Developers Intensive
– BC Co-op Association
– Co-op Zone

4:15pm – Regional Caucus Meetings


What does the Solidarity Economy have to offer BIPOC communities & other equity-seeking groups?

– Juliet ‘Kego: Black Women’s Professional Worker Co-op

– Susanna Redekop: Freedom Dreams Co-op Education

– Dionne Co: Solid State Community Industries

Saturday, Nov. 19



1) Co-operators: Risk Management

2) Co-operatives & Mutuals Canada


10:20am – WORKSHOPS

A) Daniella Preisler: Tools of Accountability for Worker Co-operator Collective Wellbeing 

B) Government Relations to Build the Worker Co-op Movement 

C) Trade Union – Worker Co-op Collaboration

12:00pm – Co-op Ignite Showcase II

Listen to Ignite Presentation Audio Recordings by Each for All Radio

– Glitter Bean Café
– Sustainable Solutions Group
– GIA Consulting Co-op
– Vancouver Renewable Energy Co-op
– CanTrust Hosting

12:30 – Conference Wrap-Up

2:00pm – Optional Guided Walking Tours