Organising events

The Centre for Social Economy takes part in conferences and seminars at the request of various actors in order to contribute its knowledge of the sector and its expertise in the field. Listed below are the most recent events (co-)organised by the Centre.

2011

  • "The Stability of Alternative Forms of Social Enterprises ", conference by Professor Dennis R. Young, Honorary Doctor of the University of Liege 2010, HEC-ULg, 28 April 2011.
  • "Performance and legitimacy in social enterprises", international scientific seminar that brought together English and Belgian researchers, HEC-ULg, 3-4 March 2011.

2010

  • "International management conference: governance, management and performance of enterprises in the social and solidarity economy: which specificities?" ("Colloque international de management : Gouvernance, management et performance des entreprises de l’économie sociale et solidaire : quelles spécificités ?"), IAE Lyon, ESDES Lyon, 4-5 November 2010.
  • Meeting of social entrepreneurs, HEC-ULg, 23 September 2010.
  • "Symposium on social economy and management" ("Symposium Economie sociale et management"), 10th IFSAM World Conference, Paris, 8-10 July 2010.
  • "Social entrepreneurship and territorial creativity" ("Entrepreneuriat social et créativité territoriale"), Workshop on Creativity, Liege, 12 March 2010.
  • "Consultation on the creation of a specialised course of study in management of social enterprises" ("Consultation sur la création d’une filière spécialisée en management des entreprises sociales"), with the participation of foreign specialists (C. Gendron [UQAM], N. Olzcagar and C. Beaujan [Lille]), field actors and academics, 20 January 2010.

2009

  • "Ethics and CSR: ideas for re-founding capitalism" ("Ethique et RSE : des pistes pour une refondation du capitalisme"), ASBL IDEES, Liege, 6 April 2009.

2008

  • "Enterprising in the social economy" ("Entreprendre en économie sociale"), launch of the Impulcera project, Liege, 19 December 2008.
  • International seminar – "The assessment and comparative analysis of the various types of providers in personal services" ("L'évaluation et l'analyse comparée des différents types de prestataires dans les services aux personnes"), Liege, 9 December 2008.
  • International seminar – "The evolution and networking of fair trade organisations in Northern countries" ("L'évolution et la mise en réseaux des organisations du commerce équitable dans les pays du Nord"), Liege, 4 June 2008.
  • "CSR – from company governance to network governance" ("La RSE – de la gouvernance de la firme à la gouvernance de réseau"), Jean-Claude Dupuis (ESDES, Université Catholique de Lyon), CSR seminar, in collaboration with the management seminar of HEC-Management School of the ULg, 27 February 2008.

2007

  • "Volunteers and professional workers in the non-profit world" ("Bénévoles et professionnels dans le monde associatif"), in collaboration with CBC, 8 June 2007.
  • "CSR and social economy" ("RSE et économie sociale"), Corinne Gendron (UQAM), May 2007, CSR seminar, in collaboration with the LENTIC and EGiD.
  • "Theoretical currents in CSR" ("Les courants théoriques de la RSE"), Didier Cazal (Université Catholique de Lille), CSR seminar, in collaboration with the LENTIC and EGiD, April 2007.
  • "The theory of stakeholders" ("La théorie des parties prenantes"), Céline Louche (Vlerick School), CSR seminar, in collaboration with the LENTIC and EGiD, March 2007.
  • "Corporate philantropy. Clue for a socially responsible behaviour" ("La Philanthropie d’entreprise. Piste pour un comportement socialement responsable"), Workshop, in collaboration with the King Baudouin Foundation, 14 March 2007.
  • "Current stakes for the childcare sector in Belgium and Quebec" ("Les enjeux actuels pour le secteur de la petite enfance en Belgique et au Québec"), debate conference, in collaboration with SAW-B, 1 MArch 2007.
  • "CSR and dialogue with stakeholders" ("RSE et dialogue avec les parties prenantes"), debate conference, in collaboration with Response, Liege, October 2006.
  • "Specificities and stakes of human resource management in the social economy: research questions, empirical results and tools development" ("Spécificités et enjeux de la gestion des ressources humaines en économie sociale : questions de recherche, résultats empiriques et développement d’outils"), international conference of the Cera Chair, Colonster Castle, Sart Tilman, 11 May 2006.
  • "Management challenges and tools in the social economy. Valorisation of the Prime+ programme" ("Les défis et les outils de management en économie sociale. Valorisation du programme Prime+"), seminar of the Cera Chair, University of Liege, 30 March 2006.
  • "Representation of workers in social economy enterprises" ("La représentation des travailleurs dans les entreprises d’économie sociale"), lunch-debate organised in partnership with SAW-B, HEC/Management School of Liege, 2 March 2006.