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Agenda

Programme 10.09.2015 | Programme 11.09.2015


The keynotes will be interpreted simultaneously (French, English, German).
The workshops will be held in German, French or English and are labelled accordingly.

9. September 2015, 18:30-20:30: Social Firms Europe CEFEC: Meeting Executive Committee

11. September 2015, 14:00-16:00: Social Firms Europe CEFEC: General Assembly

Programme 10.09.2015 - Agenda PDF

as of 8.15Opening and registration
9.00-9.15

Inauguration: welcoming, introduction

Prof. Stefan Adam, Bernadette Wüthrich, FHNW School of Social Work

9.15-9.30

Welcoming speeches

Ludwig Gärtner, Deputy Director of the Federal Social Insurance Office

Prof. Agnès Fritze, Institute Director, FHNW School of Social Work

9.30-10.15

Keynote:

Social firms in Switzerland – an inventory based on current research Projects

Dr. Luca Crivelli, Head of Department - Business Economics, Health and Social Care, University of Applied Sciences and Arts of Southern Switzerland

Domenico Ferrari, Head of Research Unit - Business Economics, University of Applied Sciences and Arts of Southern Switzerland

10.15-11.00

Keynote:

Poverty in Switzerland from a theoretical and empirical perspective

Dr. Eric Crettaz, Hochschule für Soziale Arbeit HES-SO Geneva

Break

11.30-1.00pm

Workshop session I

Four to five topics are offered in parallel at each workshop session.

1. Betriebswirtschaftliche Schlaglichter auf Sozialfirmen (German) / Daniela Schmitz, Daniel Zöbeli (Fernfachhochschule Schweiz) (CH)

2. Wirkungsmessung in der Arbeitsintegration – Dimensionen der beruflichen und sozialen Integration (German) / Prof. Dr. Peter Neuenschwander (Berner Fachhochschule), Reto Jörg (socialdesign ag, Bern) 

3. Perspectives de développement des ESIE (French) / Christophe Dunand (Réalise), Jean-Claude Pittet (Le Relais) (CH)

4. Responsible Leadership (English) / Christiane Haerlin, Klaus Hertrampf (D)

5. Lessons learned from social firms in Greece on poverty prevention (English) / Athena Fragnouli (GR)

6. Lessons learned form social firms in UK on poverty prevention (English) / Richard Mehmed (Community Wood Recycling) (UK)

7. Sozialfirmen: Profiteur/innen und Verlierer/innen. Entwickeln von Perspektiven aus Sicht der Betroffenen - Existenzsicherung und Souveränität (German) / Avji Sirmoglu, Christoph Ditzler (Internetcafé Planet 13, Basel) (CH) 

Break

2.00-2.45pm

Keynote:

Poverty reduction and work integration – shining a critical light on objectives and effectiveness

Kurt Wyss, Sociology, Büro für Sozialforschung

Break

3.15-4.45pm

Workshop session II

 

8. Erfolgsfaktoren von Unternehmen der sozialen und beruflichen Integration - Einblick in die Forschungswerkstatt (German) / Jeremias Amstutz, Bernadette Wüthrich (Forschungsteam INSOCH) (CH)

9. Empowerment und Soziokratie - ein Umsetzungsmodell und Methode für Organisationen konkret (German) / Christine Krämer (Krämer Beratung & Bildung) (CH)

10. Italienische Sozialgenossenschaften als Job-Motor für benachteiligte Arbeitnehmende (German) / Oskar Kiesswetter (I)

11. Les conditions pour que les ESIE restent des modèles de lutte contre la pauvreté (French) / Jean-Charles Rey, Gérard Moulin (OSEO Valais) (CH)

12. Mental Health and Social Economy (English) / Lorenzo Toresini (I)

13. Lessons learned from social firms in Finland on poverty prevention (English) / Jukka Lindberg (FIN)

14. International cooperation on social economy projects (English) / Petru Vasile Gafiuc (Social Firms Europe) (RO)

15. Armutsfalle Verschuldung - Auswirkungen und Lösungsstrategien von Verschuldung im Zusammenhang von Arbeitslosigkeit und Arbeitsintegration (German) / Christoph Mattes, (Hochschule für Soziale Arbeit FHNW, Basel)

Break

5.00-5.45pm

Keynote:

Strategies in poverty reduction in Switzerland from a political perspective

Marina Carobbio Guscetti, member of the Swiss National Council

5.45-6.30pm

“Transition Bar”: coffee lounge plus opportunity for discussion (moderated)

as of 6.30

Social event & dinner

Programme 11.9.2015

as of 8.30

Opening

9.00-9.30

Introduction: review and prospects

Stefan Adam, Bernadette Wüthrich, FHNW School of Social Work

9.30-10.30

Keynote:

Critical perspectives on WISE as a strategy for poverty reduction

Dr. Juan Carlos Pérez de Mendiguren Castresana, University of the Basque Country

Break

11.00-12.30

Parallel events:

Round Table Switzerland (German and French)

What role should social firms play for poverty reduction to be successful?

Participants from:
Politics: Peter Gomm, Government councillor of the canton of Solothurn and president of SODK, and Philippe Perrenoud, Government councillor of the canton of Bern and president of GDK
Social firms: Prisca D’Alessandro, Work Integration Switzerland
Science: Kurt Wyss, Büro für Sozialforschung and Prof. Dr.  Carlo Knöpfel, FHNW School of Social Work
Persons concerned: Thomas Näf, KABBA
Employers: Kurt Gfeller, SGV
Moderation: Prof. Agnès Fritze, FHNW School of Social Work

Round Table International (English only)

Moderation: Petru Vasile Gafiuc

12.30-1.00pm

End of the conference and farewells