QUEBEC CITY, Oct. 3, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - The 2014 International Summit of Cooperatives officially begins on October 6, 2014, at the Quebec City Convention Centre. Over 3,000 registered participants from 93 countries are expected for the second international economic summit of its kind.
Close to 200 leading experts from 42 countries will be on hand to share their knowledge and enrich dialogue on the cooperative and mutual model.
Journalists are welcome to attend the various activities, be the first to learn about the findings of over 25 exclusive studies to be unveiled, and interview presenters and panelists at press conferences. Only accredited members of the media will have access to the event site. Journalists who have not yet completed the accreditation process may do so here.
- View the full program for October 6: intlsummit.coo /programme
- Follow the Summit on Twitter: twitter.com/IntlSummitCoop
- View webcasts of round tables and presentations: icastpro.ca/SommetCoop2014 (password: CoopQuebec2014)
Program, Main Activities, October 6, 2014:
| 1:30 pm
|| Pre-Summit forum:
Affordable Energy and Economic Development
| Russell Tucker, National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA), U.S.A.
Martin Lowery, NRECA, U.S.A..
Jo Ann Emerson, NRECA, U.S.A.
| Room 2000 A
| 4 pm
|| Press conference and Summit opening
|| Dame Pauline Green, President, International Co-operative Alliance, Belgium
Monique F. Leroux, Chair of the Board, President and CEO, Desjardins Group, Canada
Jacques Daoust, Minister of the Economy, Innovation and Exports (Government of Quebec)
| Press Conference Room (204AB)
|6:30 pm|| Opening presentation
(NO INTERVIEWS WILL BE GIVEN AFTER THE PRESENTATION)
|Peter Diamandis, Founder, Chairman and CEO of XPRIZE and co-author of Abundance: The Future Is Better Than You Think, U.S.A.||Room 200 ABC|
SOURCE: 2014 International Summit of Cooperatives
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