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Friday, October 4 • 11:00am - 12:30pm
Procurement Partnerships: Building Market Opportunities Through Purchasing Policy and Practice

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A look at the many ways purchasing policies can influence social enterprise including Community Benefit Agreements, purchasing policy, impact of trade agreements and more. The session will include an overview of Scotland (commonwealth games), Pan Am Games and the Olympic games.

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Moderators
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David LePage

Manager, Enterprising Non-Profits, enp
David LePage is the Team Manager of Enterprising Non-Profits, enp, supporting the development and growth of social enterprises. Enp provides resources, technical assistance, workshops, grants and is collaborating on creating an enabling environment for social enterprise across Canada. www.enterprisingnonprofits.ca | | He has worked in the non-profit arena for over 35 years, in inner cities, and remote communities, diverse cultural communities... Read More →

Speakers
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Jonathan Coburn

Founding Director and Principal Consultant, Social Value Lab
Jonathan is Director at Social Value Lab; a UK centre for social enterprise research, strategy, and impact reporting. His career spans almost 20 years working in the social enterprise sector and social research field. He writes and speaks regularly on issues relating to the development of social enterprise, including the role of the sector in public service reform, cross-sector collaboration, and new models of impact measurement and reporting... Read More →
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Gerry Higgins

CEO, Community Enterprise in Scotland (CEiS)
Gerry is Chief Executive Officer at CEiS (Community Enterprise in Scotland) and a Director at the Social Value Lab. He brings over 30 years’ experience in developing and running social enterprises and works with government agencies and third sector partners in the UK and internationally to support policy and practice. His current work includes developing public sector markets for social enterprise and building the capacity of social enterprises... Read More →
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Anne Jamieson

Sr. Manager, Toronto Enterprise Fund
Anne Jamieson manages the Toronto Enterprise Fund at United Way Toronto. She oversees three grant streams: seed funding to new social enterprises, operating grants to existing social enterprises, and Enterprising Non-Profits Toronto, a technical assistance grant program. Anne is committed to building a strong social enterprise sector: she launched the Canadian Conference on Social Enterprise series in 2004, is a founding member of the Social... Read More →

Sponsors
avatar for Enterprising Non-Profits (enp) Canada (SEWF Presenting Partner)

Enterprising Non-Profits (enp) Canada (SEWF Presenting Partner)

Enterprising Non-Profits (enp) Canada is a unique collaborative program that promotes and supports social enterprise development and growth as a means to build strong non-profit organizations and healthier communities. Enp-Canada provides resources, matching grants and technical assistance to non-profit organizations to support the development and growth of their social enterprises.


Friday October 4, 2013 11:00am - 12:30pm
Glen 201-202 TELUS Convention Centre

Attendees (16)