International Summit of Cooperatives - Wednesday, October 12

MONTRÉAL, Oct 11, 2016 /CNW Telbec/ - From October 11 to 13, the third edition of the International Summit of Cooperatives is welcoming over 235 top-notch speakers and nearly 2,950 participants from 116 countries to discuss the "Cooperatives' Power to Act" and find new courses of action that promote sustainable economic development.

For further information on the Summit's activities: www.intlsummit.coop/en/programs/2016

KEEP AN EYE ON:

PRESS BRIEFINGS 

  • Desjardins – CRCD : 9 :30- 11 :30, room 204
  • Robert Reich : 13:00 - 13:15, room 204 – No filming
  • Navi Radjou : 13:30 - 14:00, room 204 – No filming
  • HEC Montréal : 17:30 - 18:00, room 204

CONFERENCES

  • Six rules for "Smart Simplicity" in Today's and Future Organizations (9:00 - 9:15, 200ABC)
    • Yves Morieux, Senior Partner and Managing Director, Boston Consulting Group (BCG), États-Unis
  • In Favour of the Restructuring of the Global Economic and Political System (12:15-14:15, 400BC)
    • Robert Reich, Chancellor's Professor of Public Policy, University of California, Berkeley and Ex-Secretary of Labor under Bill Clinton, United States (No filming)
  • Frugal Innovation: How to Do More with Less (11:00 - 12:00,301 AB)
    • Navi Radjou, Author, Speaker and Advisor in Innovation and Leadership, United States
      (No filming)

ROUND TABLES

  • For a Cooperative Decade (8:00-9:00, 200ABC)
    • Charles Gould, Director General, responsible for the Blueprint for a Co-operative Decade, International Cooperative Alliance, Belgium
    • Michel Séguin, Professor, ESG-UQAM, Guy-Bernier Chair on Cooperation, Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM), Canada
    • Howard Brodsky, Chief Executive Officer, Chairman, Co-Founder, CCA Global Partners, United States
    • Gianluca Salvatori, Chief Executive Officer, EURICSE, Italy
    • Hilde Vernaillen, Chief Executive Officer, Groupe P&V, Belgium
    • Michel Prugue, President, Coop de France, France
  • The Future of Work in a Constantly Evolving Digital World
    • Yves Morieux, Senior Partner and Managing Director, Boston Consulting Group (BCG), United States
    • Oskar Goitia, Vice President, Mondragon, Spain
    • Alain Fradin, Chief Executive Officer, Crédit mutuel, France
    • David Roberts, Chairman, Nationwide Building Society, United Kingdom
    • André Chatelain, Senior Vice President, Personal Services and Desjardins Group Marketing Executive Division, Desjardins Group, Canada

FORUMS (simultaneously, 11:00-12:00)

  1. Developing a Culture of Innovation: A Priority to Provide Capacity for Growth (2000 B)
    • Presentation by Terry Stuart, Chief Innovation Officer, Deloitte Canada
    • Study report on Innovation Priorities and Practices in Cooperatives by Eric Brat, Associate Researcher, Alphonse and Dorimène Desjardins International Institute for Cooperatives, HEC, Canada
  2. Frugal Innovation: How to Do More with Less (301 AB)
    • Presentation by Navi Radjou, Author, Speaker and Advisor in Innovation and Leadership, United States
  3. Work in the Digital Era  – Are We Ready for the Future? (2000 D)
    • Presentation by Simon L. Dolan, Full Professor and Future of Work Chair Holder, ESADE Business School, Barcelona, Spain
  4. The Economic Reality of Cooperatives in Start-Up or Expansion Phase (2000 A)
  5. Committing To the Community (306 AB)
  6. Gaining Access to Capital for Growth – A Capital Conundrum for Cooperatives (2000 C)
    • Presentation by Kathy Bardswick, Chair of the Blue Ribbon Commission on Co-operative Capital, President and Chief Executive Officer, The Co-operators Group, Canada
  7. In the Era of Big Data Use Analytics to Create Value (303 AB)
    • Study report on Analytics: Don't Forget the Human Element. Data and Analytics Impact by Alex Mohelsky, Canadian Analytics Leader, EY, United States
  8. Cross-Sectoral Collaborative Ecosystem – Driving Future Business Strategies to Pursue Success and Growth (302 AB)
    • Presentation of Global Research on Augmented Collaborative Economy (GRACE16) by Fotis Filippopoulos, Founder, Strategic Innovation Specialist

SECTORAL MEETINGS (simultaneously, 14:15 - 17:15)

  1. Agriculture and Agri-Food Industries: The Agri-Food Cooperatives in the Era of International Partnerships (2000 A)
    • Presentation by Mary Shelman, Agribusiness Thought Leader and Strategic Pathfinder, United States
    • Presentation of the Global study on international cooperative partnerships in the agricultural sector by Michael Kamel, Partner, Business and Corporate Strategy, PwC, Canada
    • Presentation by Thierry Blandinières, Chief Executive Officer, InVivo, France
  2. Insurance: Increasing the Recognition and Influence of Cooperative Insurance – A Key to Global Socioeconomic Stability (303 AB)
    • Presentation by Faye Lageu, Senior Vice President, Business Intelligence, International Cooperative and Mutual Insurance Federation (ICMIF), United Kingdom
    • Presentation by Shaun Tarbuck, Chief Executive, International Cooperative and Mutual Insurance Federation (ICMIF), United Kingdom
  3. Banking and Financial Services: The Efficiency of the Cooperative Banking Model (2000 B)
    • Presentation by André Joffre, President, Fédération Nationale des Banques Populaires, France
    • Présentation d'études
      • Banking Business Models Monitors for different regions by Rym Ayadi, Professor and Director of the Alphonse and Dorimène Desjardins International Institute for Cooperatives and the International Research Centre on Cooperative Finance, HEC Montreal, Canada
      • Impact of Financial Regulation on Risk Policy of Financial Cooperatives by Eric Lamarque, Professor, Director of the Chair in Management and Governance of Financial Cooperatives, IAE de Paris - Sorbonne Graduate Business School, France
      • A Snapshot of European and Canadian Co-operative Banking by Hans Groeneveld, Director of International Co-operative Affairs, Rabobank, and Professor in Financial Services Co-operatives, Tilburg University, Netherlands
  4. Health and Social Services: Acting Wisely on Health and Social Services – The Cooperatives' Way (2000 D)
    • Study report on Analysis of the Contribution to Citizens' Health by Cooperatives by Gianluca Salvatori, Chief Executive Officer, EURICSE, Italy
  5. Wholesale and Retail Trade: Increasing Our Capacity to Act on Our Competitiveness (306 AB)
    • Presentation by Jack Bailey, President and Chief Executive Officer, IDC-USA, United States
  6. Industry, Services and Energy: Cooperatives in Industry, Services and Energy: How to Address the SME Dimension, Now and Tomorrow? (2000 C)
    • Presentation by Bruno Roelants, Secretary General, International Organization of Industrial and Service Cooperatives – CICOPA, Belgium
  7. Forestry: Living Sustainably From Our Forests (301 AB)
    • Study report on Forestry Cooperatives and Sustainability: An Overview by Claude-André Guillotte, Director, and Josée Charbonneau, Researcher, Institut de recherche et d'éducation pour les coopératives et les mutuelles de l'Université de Sherbrooke (IRECUS), Canada
  8. Multisector Activity: Cooperatives, challenges and Business Opportunities within the Collaborative Economy (302 AB)

Closing Interview with Stéphan Bureau (17:30-18:00, 200ABC)

  • Alain Fradin, Chief Executive Officer, Crédit mutuel, France
  • Navi Radjou, Author, Speaker and Advisor in Innovation and Leadership, United States
  • Charles-Hugo Maziade, Project Manager, Coopérative Forêt d'Arden, Canada
  • Monique F. Leroux, President, International Co-operative Alliance and Co-Host of the International Summit of Cooperatives, Canada

 

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