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Alternative Models of Ownership Conference

Please note this event is fully booked.

‘Alternative Models of Ownership’ Conference itinerary:

Morning plenary: Why do we need alternative models of ownership?
John McDonnell MP, Andrew Cumbers (University of Glasgow), Cat Hobbs (We Own It)

Morning sessions:
Doubling the co-op sector – why and how?
Developing our manifesto commitments to public ownership
21st century challenges: platform co-ops and the digital era

Afternoon sessions:
Local democratic economic strategies
What can we learn from experiences in other countries?
Democratic approaches to housing

Final plenary: what would a democratically owned economy look like?

Closing speaker: Jeremy Corbyn MP

Confirmed speakers include: Cllr Matthew Brown (City of Preston), Sian Errington (Unite), Dawn Foster (The Guardian), Ed Mayo (Co-ops UK), Claire McCarthy (Co-operative Party), David Hall (Public Services International Research Unit), Ted Howard (Democracy Collaborative), Rob Jump (UWE, Bristol), Anna Minton (author, ‘Big Capital’), Olivier Petitjean (l’Observatoire des multinationals), Spiros Sgouras (Vio.Me occupied factory, Greece), Lavinia Steinfort (Transnational Institute), Cllr Paul Smith (Bristol City Council), Nick Srnicek (author, ‘Postcapitalism’), Andrew Towers (Communication Workers Union), Hilary Wainwright (Red Pepper), Heather Wakefield (UNISON), Mick Whelan (Aslef).

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