Tuesday, 9 September 2008

Lessons from Abroad – The Sector’s Role in Transforming Public Services- London
Event: Acevo Global Learning ForumTitle: Lessons from Abroad – the Sector’s Role in Transforming Public ServicesDetails: Thursday 16 October 2008 - 10:00 – 16:45 – BISHOPSGATE, LONDON

Acevo’s autumn event, the International Conference, has traditionally been a gathering for CEOs from across the world to network and discuss their local practices.This year the International Conference, now called the Global Learning Forum, focuses on how UK third sector leaders can learn from peers in other countries and apply international practices to their UK based organisations regardless of size or scope. The conference will highlight international approaches to public service delivery and present the challenges that face third sector leaders worldwide.The Global Learning Forum is an opportunity to gain insight into public service delivery models currently practiced in Europe, the US and Canada. It will also explore the challenge of the public service reform, currently one of the biggest issues for the third sector in the UK. Hear from key figures and participate in a wide range of discussions covering the essential theory and practice behind this major topic.


Geoff Mulgan, CEO, Young Foundation - UK

George Leahy, Director of Research & Policy, Social Enterprise Coalition - UK

Thierry Weishaupt, Responsible Communication & RP, FEGAPEI - France

Seb Elsworth, Head of Policy, acevo – UK

Filippo Addarii, Director General, Euclid NetworkHoward Husock, Vice President, MISSEI – USA

Julie Dent, Director, Secure HealthcareEva Verga, CEO, NESsT, Hungary

Raymond Aitken, CEO, Amara (Portugal)

Ruth McCambridge, CEO, Non Profit Quarterly - USA

Lars Petterson, CEO, FAMNA - SwedenAlessandro Messina, CEO, Lunaria - Italy

Dr Paulo Moreira PhD, Portuguese National School of Public Health - Portugal