The Final conference of the ICS project named "Building a Mediterranean Cooperative System"Event will take place on 10th April 2013, at Hotel Du Lac Congress Center in Ioannina - Greece.
The main objective of the ICS final conference is to showcase the project results but also to discuss and launch the debate on how to support cooperatives and the social economy towards the next EU funds' programming period.
The conference foresees the participation of EC representative, regional authorities' representatives, Greek Liaison MED-IPA officer, project partners and several cooperatives from all the MED regions involved in the project activities (France, Greece, Italy, Spain, Portugal). A particular attention will be dedicated to the presentation of the ICS project Green paper on cooperative economy and the MEDCOOP European Association set up in the scope of the project pilot actions. A round-table discussion on the future of the MEDCOOP association and of cooperative economy in Europe will be held after the official interventions with the participation of representatives from CECOP-CICOPA, one of the main confederations of cooperatives in Europe.
Together with the final conference, at Hotel Du Lac, it will be held the ICS project gastronomy event during which the MED cooperatives will have the opportunity to discuss and exchange ideas, making synergies as well as show their typical organic/biological products and recipes. Each cooperative will have an exhibition space.
Detailed agenda is available here for the download: Final Conference Agenda
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