Sheffield Social Enterprise Summer Conference

Interdependent Futures: Nurturing Hope and Cultivating Collaboration for a Better Tomorrow Date: Tuesday 16th July 2024 Venue: The Circle, Sheffield Time: 10am-4pm

Date & Time: 10am - 4pm, on 16th July 2024
Venue: The Circle, 33 Rockingham Lane, Sheffield, S1 4FW

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Join us for a day of impact at the Sheffield Social Enterprise Summer Conference.

Keynote speaker confirmed:

Manda Scott

Manda is an award-winning novelist, host of the international chart-topping Accidental Gods podcast and co-founder of the Thrutopia Masterclass.

Esther Foreman

CEO, The Social Change Agency, The Social Change Nest, The Social Change Foundation

Esther has spent over 20 years working in the not for profit, social enterprise and business sectors, running award-winning campaigns, supporting enterprise and building teams. She founded the Social Change Agency in 2013 with a desire to combine organising, technology, comms and social enterprise to create a leading non sector-specific agency to improve movement building across the world.

Esther is a 2011 Clore Social Fellow, 2012 Winston Churchill Fellow and 2013 SSE Fellow and was recently placed in the top Women in Social Enterprise.

Workshop Sessions confirmed:

Connection with communities: Kindred
Connection with nature: The River Don Project
Connection with your peers: Social Change Agency
Connection to an alternative future: Manda Scott

Panellists confirmed:

Jamie Bristow - Inner Development Goals
Erika Rushton - Kindred (Liverpool)
Louisa Harrison-Walker - CEO Sheffield Chamber of Commerce
Terezia Rostas - Care For Young People's Future
Helen Steers - VAS Strategic Partnerships Manager
Debs Grayson - Opus Independents
Selina Treuherz - ShefFood
Manda Scott - Accidental Gods
Esther Foreman - Social Change Agency

Please note the conference will be free to SSEN and SEGA members only. 

If you have yet to sign up to our SEGA programme, please call the Sheffield Chamber of Commerce Membership Hub on 0114 201 8888 between 9am and 5pm (Monday to Friday), the call should only take 5 minutes.

If you are not a SSEN or SEGA Member and would like to attend this event, you can sign up to the live stream which is listed on our eventbrite page.

If you have questions about the event or registration please email or call 07936 525 378.

We hope you can join us.

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