EVENTS HIGHLIGHTING THE COOPERATIVE AND MUTUAL SECTOR AND ITS MANY BENEFITS

PAST Events

The BCCM hosts events across the country to highlight the co-operative and mutual sector and its many benefits. We host public and member-only forums and presentations, as well as out annual Leaders’ Summit and Dinner. For more information on any of our upcoming or past events, please contact us.

2021

CoopConnect Workshops

CoopConnect Workshops

23 and 31 March (various times)

Three focussed workshops will be run to provide industry consultation on three emerging ideas for enhanced industry collaboration and business development.

2021 BCCM Leaders’ Summit

2021 BCCM Leaders’ Summit

17 March 2021, Sydney & Online

The 2021 Summit’s theme is Sustainability and ESG with an exciting line-up of national and international guests.

The Co-operatives and Mutuals Strategic Development Program (CMSDP)

The Co-operatives and Mutuals Strategic Development Program (CMSDP)

10-12 March 2021, Perth

Offered through AIM WA UWA Business School Executive Education, this three day program has been designed by Winthrop Professor Tim Mazzarol following extensive research into the needs of co-operative and mutual organisations. Special BCCM member rates.

Towards an ASX listing: Practical issues to consider when seeking to raise capital from listing Mutual Capital Instruments

Towards an ASX listing: Practical issues to consider when seeking to raise capital from listing Mutual Capital Instruments

3 March 2021, 5pm AEST, online

Overview of the ASX listing requirements and what mutual organisations need to consider when seeking to list MCIs.

Foundations of Directorship Course for CMEs

Foundations of Directorship Course for CMEs

15 February, 22 February and 3 March 2021, online

Attend the next Foundations of Directorship Course for CMEs, delivered online by the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD) in partnership with BCCM.

Getting to know your region and community

Getting to know your region and community

4 and 11 February 2021, 6.30pm – 7.45pm AEDT, online

This is a two week online Oricorp course that provides insight into understanding your community, your ecological assets and how to bring the two together to create a collaborative and practical solution for growers of all sizes.

2020

Resilience Symposium

Resilience Symposium

Friday 27 November 2020, 3:00pm – 5:30pm AEDT
Nationwide online and in-person in Perth, Adelaide, Brisbane, Sydney and Hobart.
Exclusive event for BCCM CEOs, Executive Leaders and Directors to come together as a sector for the first time in 2020.

Members only: Project managing a share issuance

Members only: Project managing a share issuance

Wednesday, 28 October 2020, 4 – 5.30pm

BCCM Members webinar led by Alison McGuire, Link Group

Co-operative Conversations Episode 10

Co-operative Conversations Episode 10

Wednesday, 21 October 2020
6.30-7.30 pm AEST
Discussion on raising capital in a co-operative

Co-operative Conversations Episode 9

Co-operative Conversations Episode 9

Wednesday, 14 October 2020
6.30 pm AEST – Interview
7.45 pm AEST – Roundtable Discussion

Co-operatives and mutuals strategic development program (CMSDP) with Professor Tim Mazzarol

Co-operatives and mutuals strategic development program (CMSDP) with Professor Tim Mazzarol

13 October – 29 October 2020, 5pm-7:30pm AEDT

Six virtual sessions, 2.5 hours per session

Recommended for: For current or aspiring; board members, CEOs and their direct reports, and senior leaders who have, or will have, a strategic role in their business.

Members only:  The power of balance – retail vs wholesale markets

Members only:  The power of balance – retail vs wholesale markets

Wednesday, 7 October 2020, 4 – 5.30pm

BCCM Members webinar led by Steven Wright, Executive Director, Fixed Interest and Philip Lee, Executive Director, Corporate Finance at Morgans Stockbrokers and Wealth Managers

Co-operative Conversations Episode 8

Co-operative Conversations Episode 8

Wednesday, 30 September 2020
6.30 pm AEST – Interview
7.45 pm AEST – Roundtable Discussion

Members only: Mutual entities and fundraising – Understanding the regulatory framework

Members only: Mutual entities and fundraising – Understanding the regulatory framework

Wednesday, 30 September 2020, 4 – 5.30 pm

BCCM Members webinar led by Claire LaBouchardiere,  Senior Executive Leader, Corporations and Fiona Laidlaw Senior Specialist, Corporations, ASIC

Co-operative Conversations Episode 7

Co-operative Conversations Episode 7

Wednesday, 9 September 2020
6.30 pm AEST – Interview
7.45 pm AEST – Roundtable Discussion

2020 Foundations of Directorship Course for CMEs

2020 Foundations of Directorship Course for CMEs

September 9-11, Online

Register for the Foundations of Directorship Course for CMEs.

Members only: Assessing Investment Options and the Suitability of MCIs and CCUs

Members only: Assessing Investment Options and the Suitability of MCIs and CCUs

Thursday 27 August, 4-5.30pm AEST

BCCM Members webinar led by Rade Musulin, Jon Tindall, Sen Nagarajan from Finity Consulting

Co-operative Conversations: Episode 6

Co-operative Conversations: Episode 6

Wednesday, 26 August 2020
6.30 pm AEST – Interview
7.45 pm AEST – Roundtable Discussion

The Co-operatives and Mutuals Strategic Development Program (CMSDP)

The Co-operatives and Mutuals Strategic Development Program (CMSDP)

Perth – 24-26 August 2020

Offered through AIM WA UWA Business School Executive Education, this three day program has been designed by Winthrop Professor Tim Mazzarol following extensive research into the needs of co-operative and mutual organisations. Special BCCM member rates.

Protected Habitat: Monetising the value of sustainable farming

Protected Habitat: Monetising the value of sustainable farming

Friday 21 August – Friday 25 September 2020

A 6-week (one session per week) of online learning.

Members only: Credit ratings and capital markets

Members only: Credit ratings and capital markets

Thursday 20 August, 4 – 5:30pm AEST

BCCM Members webinar led by Daniel Yu, Vice President – Senior Analyst, Financial Institutions at Moody’s

Co-operative Advantage: Why agricultural co-ops make good business sense

Co-operative Advantage: Why agricultural co-ops make good business sense

Wednesday 19 August – Wednesday 23 September 2020

A 6-week (one session per week) of online learning.

MVM Virtual Masterclass

MVM Virtual Masterclass

Wednesday, 19 August 2020, 1 – 5 pm EST

This Virtual Masterclass is led by Dr Paul Thambar (Monash Business School).

Co-operatives National Law in Queensland webinar

Co-operatives National Law in Queensland webinar

12 August 2020, 12.30 – 1.30 pm

Together with BAL Lawyers, BCCM is hosting this webinar on Co-operatives National Law for Queensland co-operatives.

Co-operative Conversations: Episode 5

Co-operative Conversations: Episode 5

Wednesday, 12 August 2020
6.30 pm AEST – Interview
7.45 pm AEST – Roundtable Discussion

Members-only: CME Collaboration in the wake of COVID19 webinar

Members-only: CME Collaboration in the wake of COVID19 webinar

Thursday, 30 July 2020, 11:00 AM – 11:50 AM (AEST), Online

A call to action for co-operatives and mutuals to collaborate and innovate as the economy evolves in the aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic

Members only: An introduction to Mutual Capital Instruments

Members only: An introduction to Mutual Capital Instruments

Thursday 24 July

BCCM Members webinar led by Peter Hunt, Managing Partner, Mutuo

Co-operative Conversations: Episode 4

Co-operative Conversations: Episode 4

Wednesday, 15 July 2020
6.30 pm AEST – Interview, 8.15 pm AEST – Roundtable Discussion

Sweeter Banana

Members only: MCI, CCU and business strategy: Marketability and key issuance considerations

Members only: MCI, CCU and business strategy: Marketability and key issuance considerations

Wednesday, 15 July 2020, 2 – 3.30pm

BCCM Members webinar led by Matt A Price, Director, Financial Institutions Group, National Australia Bank

Co-operative Conversations: Episode 3

Co-operative Conversations: Episode 3

Wednesday, 8 July 2020
6.30 pm AEST – Interview, 8.15 pm AEST – Roundtable Discussion

Marquis Macadamias

Members only: Constitutional and legal issues for Mutual Capital Instruments

Members only: Constitutional and legal issues for Mutual Capital Instruments

Tuesday, 7 July 2020, 2 – 3.30pm

BCCM Members webinar led by Jo Dodd, Partner at King & Wood Mallesons

Co-operative Conversations: Episode 2

Co-operative Conversations: Episode 2

Wednesday, 1 July 2020
6.30 pm AEST – Interview, 8.15 pm AEST – Roundtable Discussion

Mountain Milk

Co-operative Conversations: Episode 1

Co-operative Conversations: Episode 1

Wednesday, 17 June 2020, 6.30 pm AEST, Online

Could Cooperative Farming Future Proof Australian Farmers?

MVM Virtual Masterclass

MVM Virtual Masterclass

Wednesday 27 May 2020, 1pm to 5pm EST

This Virtual Masterclass led by Dr Paul Thambar (Monash Business School) is designed to help CME executives and their teams to develop a detailed knowledge and understanding of the framework, as well as the necessary tools to implement the framework within their organisation.

Webinar on Post COVID-19 Response of Cooperatives in Asia-Pacific

Webinar on Post COVID-19 Response of Cooperatives in Asia-Pacific

13 May 2020, 10 pm AEST

Discussion with ICA President, Mr. Ariel Guarco and ICA-AP President, Mr. Li Chunsheng

Common Wealth

Common Wealth

27–28 February 2020, 9am–5pm, UTS Business School, Ultimo NSW

Common Wealth asks: What changes when stakeholders have an actual stake.

MVM Webinar: Measure the CME sector’s social and economic value

MVM Webinar: Measure the CME sector’s social and economic value

Tuesday 25 February 2020, 1pm, Free of charge

Presented by Professor Matthew Hall and Dr Paul Thambar, Monash Business School.

2019

Can co-ops save a city? The Preston Story (Brisbane)

Can co-ops save a city? The Preston Story (Brisbane)

17 December 2019, 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Fishburner’s Event Space, Brisbane

A Co-operative Blueprint for Local Economic and Social Regeneration.

Co-operatives and Mutual Strategic Development Program

Co-operatives and Mutual Strategic Development Program

17-19 December 2019, Perth, Western Australia

The Australian Institute of Management and The University of Western Australia present this 3-day program facilitated by Professor Tim Mazzarol.

14th ICA CCR Asia-Pacific Research Conference

14th ICA CCR Asia-Pacific Research Conference

12-14 December 2019, Newcastle

Co-operation among co-operatives and mutuals in the Asia-Pacific region – working together to achieve a flourishing and sustainable future.

Can co-ops save a city? The Preston Story (Sydney)

Can co-ops save a city? The Preston Story (Sydney)

6 December 2019, 12:30 pm – 2:30pm
StateCover Mutual Boardroom, Sydney

A Co-operative Blueprint for Local Economic and Social Regeneration.

2019 BCCM Leaders’ Summit and Industry Dinner

2019 BCCM Leaders’ Summit and Industry Dinner

21-22 November 2019, Perth, Western Australia

The BCCM’s CEO Summit is the only leadership event uniting C-Suite attendees from organisations across this diverse sector.

2019 BCCM Taste of Australia Industry Dinner and Hall of Honour

2019 BCCM Taste of Australia Industry Dinner and Hall of Honour

21 November 2019, Perth, Western Australia

The Summit kicks off with the famous Taste of Australia Industry Dinner and Hall of Honour on the eve of the Summit.

Mutual Capital Instrument Briefing Sessions

Mutual Capital Instrument Briefing Sessions

The events are designed for executives and non-executive directors of mutual firms from all industry sectors and will provide a unique opportunity to meet with members of the team who helped to design the legislation.

Brotherhood Talks: Co-ops and mutuals

Brotherhood Talks: Co-ops and mutuals

7 November 2019, Melbourne

The Research & Policy Centre at the Brotherhood of St Laurence’s November Brotherhood Talks session focusses on co-operatives and mutuals.

2019 Foundations of Directorship Course for CMEs

2019 Foundations of Directorship Course for CMEs

4-6 September 2019, Sydney

The BCCM and the Australian Institute of Company Directors is offering the first AICD Course designed specifically for co-operative and mutual directors in Australia.

Co-operatives National Law Seminar (3CPD Points)

Co-operatives National Law Seminar (3CPD Points)

6 August, 9.30am-1.30pm, Sydney

An exciting, Sydney based, half-day seminar for legal practitioners, established co-operatives, and groups looking to form co-operative businesses.

BCCM Mutual Capital Leadership Symposium

BCCM Mutual Capital Leadership Symposium

26 June 2019, 10 am – 4.30 pm, Sheraton Grand Sydney

BCCM has been at the forefront of designing these changes and now invites you to participate in the first symposium that brings together the key players in developing this new law.

The Co-Operatives and Mutuals Strategic Development Program (CMSDP)

The Co-Operatives and Mutuals Strategic Development Program (CMSDP)

12–14 June 2019, 8:30am–5pm, Australian Institute of Management Western Australia (AIM WA) Floreat

The program will focus on the sustainability, performance, and resilience of co-operative and mutual organisations.

Roundtable: Compliance in the Post-Hayne era: Get your head around compliance – it’s the law!

Roundtable: Compliance in the Post-Hayne era: Get your head around compliance – it’s the law!

7 May 2019, 11:30am–2pm, RACV City Club, Melbourne

Does your organisation have a risk and control framework that maintains information security in a manner commensurate with the size and extent of threats to its information assets?

CRG seminar: Australian Mutuals History – our mutual history saved and shared

CRG seminar: Australian Mutuals History – our mutual history saved and shared

29 March, 1-2 pm, The University of Sydney Business School

This presentation outlines the work that is undertaken by Australian Mutuals History (AMH) to preserve, promote and make accessible the history of the Australian credit union movement and the customer owned banking sector.

Co-Operatives National Law Seminar (3CPD Points)

Co-Operatives National Law Seminar (3CPD Points)

20 March, 9:30am-1:30pm, RACV Club Melbourne

An exciting half-day seminar for legal practitioners, established co-operatives, and groups looking to form co-operative businesses.

Webinar: Co-operative and Mutual Financial Reporting FAQs

Webinar: Co-operative and Mutual Financial Reporting FAQs

26 February 2019, 10:30 am – 11:30 am, Webinar

The AASB staff will present a webinar addressing significant aspects of the Commentary and FAQs relating to financial reporting.

Webinar: Effective Governance of a Co-operative or Mutual Enterprise (CME)

Webinar: Effective Governance of a Co-operative or Mutual Enterprise (CME)

Tuesday, 5 February 2019, 12 PM – 1 PM (AEDT)

Host: Australian Institute for Company Directors

Michael Shuman tour

Michael Shuman tour

Brisbane (4 Feb), Melbourne (5 Feb), Sydney (6 Feb) and Perth (7 Feb)

Michael Shuman and colleague Gilbert Rochecouste will deliver Masterclasses on community economics.

2018

East Coast Study Tour 2018

Sunday 2 December – Tuesday 4 December 2018 | Sydney & Nundah 

The South Australian Department of Industry and Skills created an opportunity for a select group of service providers and change-makers from South Australia to learn more about how co-operatives and can help transform the NDIS and aged care through innovation and new business models. The tour was curated and led by the BCCM.

Thinkers in Residence Masterclass

Co-operatives and the Creative Industries with Thinker in Residence, Dr Guy Turnbull (UK)

How can the co-operatives model benefit the creative industries?

27 November 2018, St. Pauls Creative Centre, Adelaide

Creative Revolutionaries Panel and Networking Event

Co-operatives and the Creative Industries with Thinker in Residence, Dr Guy Turnbull (UK)

How can the co-operatives model benefit the creative industries, with a focus on Festivals and the Music Industries?

27 November 2018, St. Pauls Creative Centre, Adelaide

Addressing the Workforce Issue in the Care Sector

Join UTS CBSI and BCCM for a presentation by Dr Guy Turnbull who will share his experience on the role of co-operative business models in the UK in the care industry.

30 November 2018, UTS, Sydney

Roundtable | The Circular Economy and Co-operatives

with Thinker in residence Dr Guy Turnbull and representatives from Green Industries SA

How can the co-operative business model support the circular economy?

21 November 2018, Flinders University

2018 BCCM Leaders’ Summit and Industry Dinner

14-17 November 2018, Adelaide

The BCCM Summit is the annual flagship event for the sector. We are delighted to host our 2018 Summit from 14-15 November in Adelaide and invite you to register with other leaders for a day of insightful discussion on the conference theme, Our Stories, Our Strength – Brand dominance, co-ops and mutuals.

Per Capita: From Cultures of Compromise to a Stance of Possibility: Disability inclusion in the cooperative and mutuals sector

13 November 2018, Flinders University

Key speaker: Dr Guy Turnbull, thinker in residence, Don Dunstan Foundation

Measuring Co-operative Value with Monash University

With Thinker in Residence Dr Guy Turnbull (UK) and the Business Council of Co-operatives and Mutuals

13 November 2018, Adelaide

Study Tour of the UK Mutuals
17-28 September 2018, United Kingdom

This is a unique opportunity to learn about mutuals and co-operatives and how successive UK Governments have incorporated member ownership in the delivery of health and human services to increase diversity and choice in the market, improve the quality and productivity of services and create better jobs.

Parliamentary Friends of Mutuals and Co-operatives lunch
27 June 2018, Parliament House Canberra

Bipartisanship in politics is rare, but the support for Australia’s 2000 cooperatives and mutuals was on display today at the Parliamentary Friends of Mutuals and Co-operatives lunch. 

The Global History of Co-operative Business
21 June 2018, NSW Parliament House

NSW Deputy Premier The Hon. John Barilaro MP launched The Global History of Co-operative Business, by Professor Greg Patmore and Dr Nikola Balnave, at NSW Parliament House, on Thursday, June 22. The launch was sponsored by the BCCM. 

2017

Co-operative Capital Raising Symposium
30 May 2017, Melbourne

Presented by Bank Australia. This symposium brought together leading practitioners and co-operatives to share insights into co-operative capital and unpack the opportunities for raising capital using co-operative structures.

2017 Leaders’ Summit & Industry Dinner
9-10 November 2017, Brisbane

The 2017 Leaders’ Summit continued the unique format of plenary discussion and board room conversations where we challenged sector leaders to share strategies for tackling adversity and turning it to advantage. 

The Future is Co-operative: Making Mutual Enterprise Happen
28-29 April 2017, Melbourne

To celebrate the release of Race Mathew’s magnum opus, Of Labour and Liberty: Distributism in Victoria (1891-1966), the BCCM supported two days of events in Melbourne combining engagement with leaders of co-operative thought and practice. 

Platform Cooperativism: Trebor Scholz Australian Tour 2017
May 2017, Adelaide, Sydney, Melbourne

Six Platform Cooperativism events with Trebor Scholz were held throughout May 2017 in Adelaide, Sydney and Melbourne. 

2016, 2015, 2014

2016 Leaders’ Summit & Industry Dinner
8-9 November 2016, Canberra 

Co-operative and mutual leaders from across the country gathered at Old Parliament House for the third annual BCCM Leaders’ Summit to to discuss and debate the business strategies, disruptions and innovations to give CMEs the competitive edge.

2015 Leaders’ Summit & Industry Dinner
9-10 November 2015, Melbourne

The Summit focused on how to turn disruption into business advantage and leveraging customer growth for social business values. The Summit also addressed capital, governance and regulatory issues.

2014 Leaders’ Summit & Industry Dinner
17-18 November 2014, Sydney

The Summit was attended by 100 delegates from Australia and abroad. Attendance including some of Australia’s leading co-operative chief executives and senior managers, chairs and directors.

Global Leader Dialogues Webinars
Various, throughout 2014

The BCCM’s Global Leader Dialogues Webinars (online seminar), in association with LBMX, are a unique opportunity to hear the perspectives of some of the most influential leaders in the international co-operative sector.

 

Pin It on Pinterest

Share This