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. The BCCM hosts a range of events throughout the year including: Member-only Roundtables and Forums; Leaders’ Summit and Dinner; Larger member and non-member events.

2020

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.

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

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

Foundations of Directorship Course for CMEs 2020

Foundations of Directorship Course for CMEs 2020

September 9-11, Online

Register for the Foundations of Directorship Course for CMEs.

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.

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.

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.

Foundations of Directorship Course for CMEs

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.

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.

 

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