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IAM-SERNI Social Enterprise Symposium & Interactive Discourse

Join the Irish Academy of Management, Social Economy Research Network of Ireland (www.serni.ie) and Waterford Institute of Technology for a Social Enterprise Symposium and interactive discourse exploring policy, research and education and practice perspectives.

The social enterprise symposium organisers, in collaboration with the Irish Academy of Management, Social Economy Research Network of Ireland (www.serni.ie) and Waterford Institute of Technology welcome doctoral students, academic scholars, educators and practitioners to participate in the Social Enterprise Symposium, to be held (virtually) on Aug 26 2021. The objective of this interactive discourse session is to explore core areas of concern from policy, research and education and practice viewpoints. Panellists and parallel session presenters will explore SE through a multidisciplinary and multi-stakeholder lens to help guide integrative social enterprise/ innovation studies within and across research, teaching and practice.


Symposium Fees

  • Free to those who wish to attend the symposium.

  • Fees to attend the entire Irish Academic of Management Conference 2021 can be found at: www.iamireland.ie.

Schedule

14.00: Welcome, Overview and Introductions

14.05 - 14.50: Plenary Session: the role of policy, practice, education and research

  • Richard Gavin, Assistant Principal, Department of Rural and Community Development

  • Anne Nolan, Integration Programme Lead, Waterford Integration Services

  • Pauline Gannon, Director of Impact, Social Impact Ireland

  • Ken Sauvage, CEO, Treo Port Lairge, Waterford

  • Prof Natalie Slawinski, Director of the Centre for Sustainable and Social Innovation, University of Victoria, Canada

15.00 - 15.45: Parallel Discourse Sessions;

  • Resource Mobilisation and Structure

  • Context (Place) and Community Development

  • Impact and Policy

15.50 - 16.15: Close and next steps, Dr Deiric Ó Broin, Chair of SERNI


For further information, please contact the symposium organisers, Dr Briga Hynes, Prof Felicity Kelliher and Dr Ziene Mottiar at: sediscourse@gmail.com


You can register for this event HERE.


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