Countdown to the Gathering ~ Register Now!

October 17, 2014

Countdown to the Gathering ~ Register Now!

  October 24th
8am – 4:30pm
St. John’s High School
401 Church Avenue
Register for the Gathering
Gathering QuiltThe Gathering is an amazing opportunity to connect across sectors and interests, learn about exciting practices and think through important issues, and celebrate our work creating strong, fair, sustainable communities together!

Complete Workshop Schedule with Descriptions!
The Gathering will feature 30 workshops by local practitioners. Read the full program, with workshop descriptions, here >> (program snapshot below)

8:00am – 8:45am Registration
8:45am – 10:00am OPENING PLENARY
Welcome by Sarah Leeson-Klym
Opening Prayer and Welcome by Elder Zaharia
“Social Economy Movement in Québec and Beyond” by keynote speaker Nancy Neamtan
10:00am – 10:30am Networking Break
10:30am – 12:00pm Workshop Session One
12:00pm – 1:00pm Lunch / Co-operEAT!
1:00pm – 2:30pm Workshop Session Two
2:30pm – 2:45pm Networking Break
2:45pm – 4:15pm Workshop Session Three
4:15pm – 4:30pm Closing Remarks


Why come to The Gathering?
“Manitoba focus. Great networking. Interesting speakers.”

“I was inspired to see so many people from various backgrounds and work places and especially younger people so passionate about CED/CD”

“I found the presentations directly relevant to my work — got some great ideas that we’ll be able to implement.”

“The connections made in our workshop were invaluable”

Online registration closes Tuesday at midnight, but walk-ins are always welcome!


Learn more at >>

Hosted by the Canadian CED Network – Manitoba and planned collectively by over 15 organizations.

Lunch will be catered by local co-operatives and social enterprises
To further reduce our waste at the conference please bring a travel mug with you.
This is a scent free event! Please try to refrain from wearing any scents at the conference.