Etusivu JulkaisutJäsenet Säännöt

Thursday 24.9.2009
11.30 LUNCH
I session 13.00-15.00
Opening speech Eero Kasanen, rector, Helsinki School of Economics
Economic crisis and co-operatives

Chair and introduction: Adjunct Professor Panu Kalmi », Helsinki School of Economics

Co-operative banks and the financial crisis
Professor Giovanni Ferri », University of Bari, Italy

How the financial crisis is affecting OP-Pohjola Group
Deputy President Heikki Vitie », OP-Pohjola Group

UK co-operative movement growing through the crisis
CEO Mervyn Wilson » (and lecture »), The Co-operative College, UK
II session 15.30-17.30
  Competitive advantages of consumer co-operatives - how little do we
know and where to go?

Chair and introduction: Professor Iiro Jussila, LUT, School of Business, Lappeenranta University of Technology

Competitive advantages of consumer co-operatives: extant knowledge and current research
Director Lou Hammond Ketilson » (and summary »), Centre for the Study of Co-operatives, University of Saskatchewan and Chairperson, ICA Research Commitee, Canada

Current state of international co-operative management research and a vision of its future:
the questions we have not yet asked
Editor in-chief, Dr. Peter Davis » (and summary »), International Journal of Co-operative Management and Director, Unit for Membership Based organisations, University of Leicester, UK

A voice from the field
CEO Arto Hiltunen » (and summary »), SOK, S Group
19.30- DINNER (for invited guests)
Speech Chairman of the board, Marcus H. Borgström, Pellervo
Friday 25.9.2009
III session 9.30-11.20
  Agricultural markets and co-operatives: the position of producer co-operatives in the food chain

Chair: Adjunct Professor Petri Ollila, University of Helsinki

Cooperative agri-business in Central Europe – members’ involvement
Professor Gert van Dijk », University of Wageningen, Holland

Internalization of food markets and its effect on producer cooperatives
Adjunct Professor Petri Ollila », University of Helsinki
Comment Research Director Perttu Pyykkönen », Pellervo Economic Research Institute
IV session 11.35-13.30
  Co-operative man as socio-political actor - The local and global impact of co-operatives

Chair: Professor Tapani Köppä » (and introduction »), Ruralia Institute, University of Helsinki

Social enterprise, cooperatives and public policy
Professor Marthe Nyssens » (and lecture ») (who is he »), Catholic University of Louvain, Belgium

Comments: Senior inspector Markus Seppelin » (and figures »), Ministry of Social Affairs and Health

Doctor Eliisa Troberg », Ruralia Institute, University of Helsinki

Ph.D. (Adm.Sc) Niina Immonen », Tampere region co-operative centre
Closing remarks Professor Salme Näsi », University of Tampere
13.30 LUNCH