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Sunday, July 10 • 11:15am - 12:30pm
Mapping the New Economy

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Panelists will map out the emerging next system by exploring the landscape of organizations and networks that comprise the new economy and engage with the audience about gaps, obstacles, common values and principles and how to build on one another’s efforts and collaboratively work towards a more capable, credible, and coherent movement for systemic change. The Real Economy Lab, the Solidarity Economy Network and others have advanced significant work in this area surveying the landscape, identifying the linkages and seeking to provide interactive platforms where the cumulative knowledge, aims, and resources of our movements can be drawn together in order to seek common ground and drive coordinated action. 
This workshop will include presentations of this mapping work to date and a discussion of the results, ongoing challenges and what tools, data, or support might be missing from the system we all work in.



Speakers
avatar for Benjamin Brownell

Benjamin Brownell

Ben Brownell is a whole systems designer, integrator, and synthesizer working to shape the ways we perceive and utilize complex information in order to build healthier networks and ecosystems. He is closely involved with VillageLab (intentional communities movement), Real Economy Lab (next paradigm economics), Metamaps (collaborative knowledge graph platform), and an ambitious new project for land-based cooperative regenerative development around... Read More →
avatar for Emily Kawano

Emily Kawano

Coordinator, US Solidarity Economy Network
Emily Kawano is an economist and the co-director of Wellspring Cooperative, a non-profit working to build a network of worker co-operatives in low income communities of Springfield, MA. She is also the coordinator of the U.S. Solidarity Economy Network and a Board member of RIPESS (Intercontinental Social Solidarity Economy Network).
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Jules Peck

convenor and founder, real economy lab
Jules Peck has thirty years experience in sustainable development within and at the interfaces of the worlds of business, government and civil society. He is a Founding Member of Jericho Chambers, a strategy advisory partnership where he advises companies on issues relating to their purpose and relationship to society as seen through the lens of sustainable development. Jules is also Founder and Convener of the Real Economy Lab, a connector of... Read More →
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Gus Speth

Gus Speth: Co-chair of the Next System Project and a Distinguished Senior Fellow at Demos, Speth is a also faculty at the Vermont School of Law and an award-winning author. Bringing decades of experience in sustainable development and environmental advocacy from organizations like the UNDP, the World Resources Institute and U.S. Council on Environmental Quality (Carter Administration), Speth currently serves on the boards of the New Economy... Read More →


Sunday July 10, 2016 11:15am - 12:30pm
Rockwell Hall 301


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