2021 events / Academic Forum
Welcome to the SEWF Academic Forum 2021
Kick off the Academic Forum with an introduction to the tracks and schedule from Forum Chairs, Chantal Hervieux and Maeve Curtin.
Hear from Michael Roy, Professor of Economic Sociology and Social Policy at Glasgow Caledonian University’s Yunus Centre for Social Business and Health.
Exploring social enterprise priorities and business models
Developing social enterprise curriculum
Examining effective collaboration and participation strategies
How can social enterprises maximise their impact through collaboration and what roles does cross-sector engagement play in tackling the SDGs?
"Connecting the Dots: Training + Intensive Supports + Transitional Employment"
Chelsey Paterson and Rory Lambert, Choices for Youth and Matthew Cooper, Inspiring Communities
"Social Impact through Collaboration: The Ispo-Facto Effect"
Johanna Clancy, National University of Ireland, Galway
"Without participation, there is no sustainability: Strategies to achieve the sustainable development goals through participation, co-design and social collaboration"
Amaya Erro-Garcés, Public University of Navarre
Co-authors: Antonio López Peláez and Raquel María Pérez-García
Engaging students in social enterprise
Developing innovative community and sector partnerships
Discussion on effectively engaging with communities and developing ethical research relationships, designed with the social enterprise sector for the sector.
This session will explore key themes related to research designed to benefit social enterprises and the social enterprise sector's needs based on the following papers both co-authored by Dr Andres Morales and Dr Sara Calvo.
"Using the Freeth/Kirkpatrick Evaluation Model in social and creative enterprise education post COVID19: an evaluation of a North–South collaborative upcycling4change program in the Cape Flats, South Africa"
"Wellbeing and Sustainability in the Global South: insights from the Buen Vivir of indigenous people in Colombia"
Mobilising and measuring systems change
A spotlight on two multi-partner collaborations with communities and social enterprises to maximise impact and promote systems change.
"Measuring systems change towards a fair, regenerative, and connected food system in Victoria"
Kate Barrelle, STREAT
Emily Humphreys, Wicked Lab
"The Legacy Leadership Lab: Mobilizing for Sustainable Systems Change in Business Resilience and Recovery"
Sean Geobey, Meghan Ronson, Tara Campbell, Waterloo Institute for Social Innovation and Resilience (WISIR) & University of Waterloo
Showcasing sector-led innovation and research
Learn about developing social enterprise networks in Australia & understand how Canadian networks have facilitated sector-driven research.
"So… what is a social enterprise network? Complex systems theory, practice and pitfalls in social enterprise network-building – a scholar-practitioner perspective"
Nicholas Verginis, Social Enterprise Network Victoria (SENVIC)
"Preserving Local Economies and Social Succession: Conducting Applied Research to Address Challenges of the 'Silver Tsunami' and Business Succession in Rural Communities"
Laurie Cook, Flourish Community Development Co-operative and Acadia University
Co-author: Andy Horsnell