8.30                 Registration and coffee
9.00-9.15       Opening session
  • Michael Smyth, EESC Vice-President
9.15-10.15       An action plan for Social Economy Enterprises (SEEs)
  • EESC preliminary views

  • Presentation: Oliver Röpke, President of the Permanent Study Group on Social Economy Enterprises      

  • General debate

10.15-11.00      Three social entrepreneurs                     
  • Anna Fiscale, Progetto Quid, Italy
  • Paolo Ferraresi, RREUSE, Belgium
  • Bashkim Fazliu, Okus Doma, Croatia
11.00-13.00      Workshops
  • Workshop 1 – SEEs as a driver for an inclusive society
  • Workshop 2 – Enabling financial environment for SEEs
  • Workshop 3 – SEEs as a driver for a sustainable world
13.00-14.00      Buffet lunch
14.00-16.00      Closing session – SEEs as a catalyser for the systemic change, what is needed for 2017?
  • Conclusions of the workshops

                     Interventions of:

  • Branislav Ondruš, State Secretary for Labour, Social Affairs and Family of Slovakia
  • Christian Cardona, Minister for the Economy, Investment and Small Business of Malta
  • Slawomir Tokarski, Director, DG GROW, European Commission
  • Jens Nilsson, MEP, Co-President of the Social Economy Intergroup (video message)