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Tuesday, 13 May 2014
Pro Bono O.R. is invited to run a workshop at Evolve (Greater Manchester) #GMCVO #NCVO #ProBonoOR
GMCVO has partnered with NCVO to bring Evolve to
This one-day conference will focus on how the
northern voluntary sector is responding and reacting creatively to current
massive political, economic and social changes through practical action,
mobilisation and completely new ideas.
The conference welcomes anyone from the voluntary
sector, regardless of the size, shape and mission of your
organisation, and also people from the public, private and academic sectors who
are interested in the voluntary sector.
Whatever your interest in the voluntary sector, there
will be something at this event that is relevant to you and your organisation.
It will help you look to the future and you will gain relationships, ideas,
knowledge, tools and support from a full programme of expert-led workshops.
• Alex Whinnom – GMCVO • Sir Stuart Etherington – NCVO • Professor Michael Parkinson CBE – Liverpool University
• AN Other - TBC
• How Operational Research can improve your
organisation’s decision making –
Graham Rand (Lancaster University), Jane Parkin (Independent O.R. Consultant)
and Felicity McLeister (Pro Bono O.R. Project Manager) • Crowdfunding – Anne Strachan, CrowdfundUK • Health and Care: ensuring the voluntary sector understands where we are
going – Nicola Onley, Healthier Together • Changing Landscapes for the Third Sector – Rob McMillan, Third
Sector Research Centre • How to be innovative: learning from service innovation research –
Ian Miles, Manchester Institute of Innovation Research • Identifying hidden assets in a community – Jez Hall, Shared
Future CIC and Muir Bottrill, Asha Project • Can we make a difference? (campaigning) – Ben Gilchrist,
Community Voluntary Action Tameside • The good, the bad and the ugly: Community Partner Network – Kim
Aumann, Community Partner, Co-Director BoingBoing and Susanne Martikke,