Senscot Seminar Programme

Senscot Seminar

Friday, 30th September 2011

Royal College of Physicians



       "Is social enterprise really changing the world – or is it being changed by it?"




10am  –           Registration/Coffee


10.30  –           Welcome/Introductions    –           Sophy Green (Senscot)


10.40  –           Speaker 1                             –           Laurence Demarco (Senscot)


After almost 30 years in the field of youth and community work, Laurence co-founded Senscot is 1999. He currently writes a weekly bulletin (going out to over 4500 people) covering issues relating to social enterprise and community sectors in Scotland.


11.00   –               Speaker 2                                       –               Geof Cox (Geof Cox Associates)


Geof has been involved in social enterprise for 30 years, and over the last 15 years has worked as a freelance social enterprise developer and as an associate of a number of top social enterprise consultancies, including the international social enterprise development organisation, NESsT.


11.30  –           Speaker 3                             –           Jim Mullan (KibbleWorks)


Jim is General Manager of KibbleWorks, one of Scotland’s best known social enterprises, which offers a spectrum of training and employment opportunities for young people who are in care/preparing to leave care, or whose needs cannot be met within their own communities. Jim is also a director of CEiS.


11.50  –           Q&A                                       –           Sophy/Aidan


12.45  –           Lunch


1.30    –           Soap Box Session             –           6 speakers                          


2.30    –           Close


3.00    –           Senscot AGM

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