Conferences organised by the CES

The CES regularly organises symposiums and academic seminars as well as conferences advancing the dialogue between scientific researchers and social economy actors and public authorities.

The main events (co-)organised by the CES since 2006 are listed hereafter:

  • "Colloque international de management. Gouvernance, management et performance des entreprises de l'économie sociale et solidaire : quelles spécificités?" (International management symposium. Governance, management and performance of social and solidarity economy enterprises: which specificity?), organised in collaboration with Lyon Business School (IAE) (4 and 5 November 2010)
  • "Symposium Economie sociale et management" (Social economy and management symposium), organised in collaboration with the International Federation of Scholarly Associations of Management (IFSAM) (8-10 July 2010)
  • Seminar on "Consultation sur la création d'une filière spécialisée en management des entreprises sociales" (Consultation on the creation of a specialised orientation in the management of social enterprises), with the participation of foreign experts (20 January 2010)
  • First seminar of the ISTR.BE network, which brings together Belgian researchers on the third sector, organised in collaboration with several other research centres (28 May 2009)
  • Morning study meeting on "Evaluation et analyse comparée des différents types de prestataires titres-service" (Evaluation and comparative analysis of various types of providers within the framework of the service-voucher system), organised in collaboration with the CERISIS (30 April 2009)
  • International seminar on "Evaluation et analyse comparée des différents types de prestataires dans les services aux personnes" (Evaluation and comparative analysis of various types of providers of personal services), organised in collaboration with the CERISIS (9 December 2008)
  • International seminar on the evolution and networking of fair trade organisations in Northern countries (4 June 2008)
  • International seminar on "Economie sociale et libéralisation des services - le cas des services de proximité" (Social economy and liberalisation of services – the case of proximity services), in collaboration with the CERISIS, the PSSRU, the CCS (London School of Economics and Political Science), the CIdoSPeL - Dipartimento di sociologia (Universita Di Bologna) and the CRIDA (CNAM) (21 and 22 February 2008)
  • Europe-Asia seminar on "Economie sociale, coopératives et entreprises sociales face aux défis du chômage et de l’exclusion: regards croisés Europe – Asie" (Social economy, cooperatives and social enterprises facing the challenges of unemployment and exclusion: Europe-Asia cross-analysis) (20 December 2007)
  • 3 symposiums on the topic of "Bénévoles et professionnels dans le monde associatif" (Volunteers and paid workers in the non-profit sector), organised in collaboration with CBC Banque (May and June 2007)
  • Workshop on the topic of "La philanthropie d'entreprise : une piste pour un comportement socialement responsable" (Corporate philanthropy: a possible way to adopt a socially responsible behaviour") (14 March 2007)
  • Panel discussion on "Les enjeux pour le secteur de la petite enfance en Belgique et au Québec" (Challenges for the childcare sector in Belgium and Quebec) (1 March 2007)
  • Research seminar on the factors influencing enrolment in health mutual societies (6 October 2006)
  • Symposium of the Cera Chair on the "Spécificités et enjeux de la gestion des ressources humaines en économie sociale" (Specificity and stakes of human resources management in the social economy) (11 May 2006)
  • Regional seminar on social and solidarity economy dynamics in Western and Northern Africa (Ouagadougou, 2-4 May 2006)
  • Cera Chair journée de valorisation of the Prime+ programme: "Les défis et les outils du management en économie sociale" (Challenges and tools of management in the social economy) (30 March 2006)
  • Seminar on health mutual societies (27 January 2006)