You are cordially invited to the European Conference "Social Entrepreneurship in an Economic Crisis" which will take place in Nicosia on 26th of September 2013.
On this occassion, we invite you to:
Learn of the "Ignite Europe" programme, in training and supporting social entrepreneurs
Explore how social entrepreneurship can be used to address the current economic and social problems of Cyprus
Get to know innovative Cypriot Social Entrepreneurs and Social Enterprises, the work they do and the challenges they face
Discover "Crowdfunding" and "Co-Working Space"
Take part in one of the "Ignite Europe" train-the-trainers workshops for free
Keynote Address "Social Market Economy for Inclusive Growth”
Dr. Wolfgang Schuster, President of the Council of European Municipalities and Regions (CEMR) and Chairman of the European Foundation for Education.
View the Conference Programme
Venue: Home for Cooperation, Marcou Dracou 28, Nicosia
Time 09:00 - 15:00. Participation: Free (including lunch)
Ensure you Register to ensure your participation.
The Conference is held in the scope of the European project "Ignite Europe" and is supported by the European Commission's Life Long Learning Programme.
"Social Entrepreneurship in an Economic Crisis" - Address by Mr. Markopouliotis, Head of EC Representation in Cyprus
"Social Market Economy for Inclusive Growth" - Dr. Wolfgang Schuster, President of the Council of the European Municipalities and Regions (CEMR) and Chairman of the European Foundation for Education
"Introducing Ignite Europe" - Ms. Cate Murphy, CEO of South Sefton Development Turst, United Kingdom
"How Social Entrepreneurhsip can help Cyprus" - Mr. George Isaias, Director, Synthesis Center
"Developing a Springboard to IT Employment" - Mr. George Pratsos, Director, AXIS Progressive Development
"Introduction to Crowdfunding"- Mr. Andreas Hadjisofocleous, Founder of "We Hug a Cause"
"Coworking community" - Mr. Marko Gazivoda, Hive CY
Mr. Georgios Markopouliotis, Head of EU Representation in Cyprus, addressing the Conference.
Mr. George Isaias, director of Synthesis, presenting on "How Social Entrepreneurship can help Cyprus alleviate its problems."Participants in the Conference came from different European countries, including the United Kingdom, Lithuania, Germany, Bulgaria, and Sweden.