«Co-operative entrepreneurship: a tool for a sustainable, viable future»


Santander, June 21 & 22 2018


  • June 21 | Thursday


    16:30  Registration and coffee

    16:50 Official welcome and Introduction to event agenda

    17:10  «The co-operative business model: more stable, competitive and decent work» | Andrea Dávila, International Labour Organisation, Cooperative Unit.

    17:30 Introduction to ECOOPE: Project overview and goals | José C. Ceballos

    17:40 Presentation of ECOOPE’s Evaluation Methodology Tool | Minna Hämäläinen LUT, Finland

    18:00 Round table: «Co-operative entrepreneurship: a tool for a sustainable, viable future for European youth» 

    María Ubarretxena | Arrasate/Mondragón Mayor

    Cynthia Lynn Giagnocavo | ICA Research Board

    Laura Ferri | IES Massamagrell

    Elena Badeanschi | Fed. Cooperazione Trentina

    Moderator: Sarah Alldred | Co-operative College UK

    (End of day 1:  19:30)


  • June 22 | Friday


    09:00 Introduction to agenda

    09:05 Presentation of ECOOPE’s Good Practice Guide | Dana T. Redford (PEEP)

    09:35  Good practice expert panel and ECOOPE Awards

    Adoración Mozas | CIRIEC Spain

    Richard Hull | Goldsmiths College, University of London

    Martin Strauss | Schülergenossenschaften

    Moderator: Ilana Gotz | EURICSE

    10:20 Coffee & Networking

    10:40 Workshop: Lean start-up as a tool to solve co-operative challenges | Néstor Guerra and Aday Guerra

    12:40 Presentation of ECOOPE’s Secondary education Pilot programme | J. Vallina (Valnalón) + Participants in the pilot

    13:10  Higher Education Pilot programme presentation | J. C. Ceballos (CISE), Joao J. Pinto Ferreira (UPORTO) + Participants in the pilot

    13:40  Closing

    (End of event: 14:00)


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María Ubarretxena

María Ubarretxena

Mayor | Arrasate-Mondragón Municipality

Cynthia L. Giagnocavo

President of the ICA European Board of Cooperative Research
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Elena Badeanschi

European Project Manager | FTC Cooperazione Trentina
Laura Ferri

Laura Ferri

Master Secondary Education Teacher Training | IES Massamagrell
Adoración Mozas

Adoración Mozas

CIRIEC President
Richard Hull

Richard Hull

Director, MA Social Entrepreneurship | Goldsmiths, University of London
Martin Strauss

Martin Strauss

Teacher at HLA Gernsbach
Andrea Dávila

Andrea Dávila

Technical Officer on Cooperatives | International Labour Organization
Néstor Guerra

Néstor Guerra

Professor Business Design & Lean Startup | CEO & Co-Founder
Aday Guerra BW

Aday Guerra

Lean Start-up
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Cristina Soutinho

Educational Advisor | PEEP
Dana Redford BW

Dana T. Redford

Founder & President | Policy Experimentation and Evaluation Platform (PEEP)
Joao BW

João J. Pinto Ferreira

Associate Prof. at Universidade do Porto & Master Program Director MIETE
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Javier Vallina

Minna BW

Minna Hämäläinen

Project Manager | (LUT) Lappeenranta University of Technology, Finland.
Ilana Gotz

Ilana Gotz

Outreach and Education | Euricse
Sarah Alldred

Sarah Alldred

Project Development | Co-operative College UK
José Carlos BW

José Carlos Ceballos

ECOOPE Project Management | CISE

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