MARJORIE KELLY TO ADDRESS EMPLOYEE OWNERSHIP
CONFERENCE ON JUNE 2, 2017 AT THE UNIVERSITY OF VERMONT
Registration is now live for the Vermont Employee Ownership Conference, to be held on Thursday, June 2, 2017 from from 7:30 am to 5:00 pm. The conference will offer a morning keynote by Marjorie Kelly, Senior Fellow at the Democracy Collaborative and author of Owning Our Future: The Emerging Ownership Revolution, on the topic of “Who Owns America?” Her talk will be followed by 19 educational sessions, which will address a wide range of topics, from introductory to advanced levels, and will be led by representatives of local employee-owned companies as well nationally-known experts, all of whom will be available to answer questions throughout the day.
A sampling of session topics include:
- Bringing Employee Ownership to Your Company: An Introduction.
- Marketing Employee Ownership
- Tools for Democratic Participation in Worker Co-ops.
- Transitioning to Employee Ownership: Leadership & Governance
- Engaging Owners on the Frontline: Using Continuous Improvement to Strengthen Your Ownership Culture.
This conference is designed for business owners and employees interested in bringing employee ownership to their companies; members of existing employee-owned businesses; economic development professionals; bankers, accountants, attorneys and financial planners; and anyone interested in employee participation or sustainable business models.
Top-level sponsors of this year's conference include: Chroma Technology, PC Construction, and Devine Millimet.