CED in Atlantic Canada: You’re Invited

June 21, 2013

In partnership with the Cape Breton University Creative Community Business Conference, CCEDNet invites you to CED in Atlantic Canada:  Strategies for Development
This session will consider the changing landscape for CED in Atlantic Canada and examine strategies and opportunities to create a more enabling environment.  Brendan Reimer, Manitoba Director for the Canadian CED Network will present the Manitoba experience of successful regional development, and representatives from the cooperative, social enterprise, CBDC, community, academic and government sectors across the region will share their perspectives.
Date: Wednesday July 10, 1pm-4:30pm
Location: SB100 in the Shannon School of Business building (map)

  • If you’re coming in person, no need to register.  See you there!
  • People who can’t attend in person can join via webinar. Register here for the webinar

The session precedes the opening of the Shannon School of Business Creative Community Business Conference, which brings together practitioners, researchers, and community organizations to discuss current practices, challenges, and emerging trends in community business.  The conference includes presentations from more than 20 thought leaders, with Kevin Lynch PC OC, former Clerk of the Privy Council as the keynote speaker. Distinguished plenary speakers include Drs Jan and Cornelia Flora (Iowa), on rural community economic development, and Dr. Tony Charles (SMU, Nova Scotia) on management of coastal resources. Presenters include Mike Toye, Brendan Reimer, Stewart Perry, Rankin MacSween, Rupert Downing, Greg MacLeod and more.

Register for the full Creative Community Business Conference

We hope to see you in Cape Breton!