On 6 March, at a business breakfast in Melbourne, international guest speaker Peter Hunt, CEO of Mutuo – UK peak body for mutuals/co-ops – will discuss the role of co-ops in Australia’s new economy with Michael Short, editor of The Zone, a new ‘multimedia package’ of pen portraits, interviews, run by The Age, in Melbourne.
“The Zone is about change. It’s about bringing more voices into public debate. It aims to ventilate arguments for moving from what is the case to what ought to be the case.” The Age.
As CEO of Mutuo, Peter Hunt will discuss the growth in co-operative businesses in the UK and their contribution to the economic and social prosperity of Britain, including plans to mutualise the Post Office, and an overview of the NHS trust hospitals and the new co-operative trust government schools.
Hear from Peter on his views on the role of co-operatives and mutuals in delivering health, disability and community services, including:
Industry and thought leaders from co-operatives, mutuals, credit unions, federal, state and local government, social businesses including Australian B-Corps, and academia will join this discussion..
WHEN: Wednesday, 6 March 2013
TIME: Register 7.15am for 7.30am start
WHERE: Stradbroke Room, Hilton on the Park, Melbourne
RSVP: Please RSVP by Friday, 1 March 2013. Download and complete the registration form
See you there?