On July 21, 2017, Santiago de Compostela, a city in northwestern Spain, in the province of A Coruña, the capital of the Galician region, will host a conference to summarize the project ToTCOOP + i (Strategic partnership for innovating the training of trainers of the European Agri-food cooperatives.)

 

Place: Museo do Pobo Galego (Museum of Galician People)

San Domingos de Bonaval – 15703 Santiago de Compostela

 

In program:

09:30 – 09:45: Registration of the participants and distribution of conference materials

09:45 – 10:00: Welcome and introduction

Speaker: Higinio Mougán, CEO of Galician Association of Agri-food co-operatives AGACA. Spain.

10:00 – 11:30: Presentation of the results achieved in the “Strategic partnership for innovating the training of trainers of the European Agri-food co-operatives” Project, within the framework of the Erasmus+ Program.

10:00 – 10:10: Presentation of the project and the partnership. Methodology.

Speaker: Loli Couso, Head of Training | Galician Association of Agri-food co-operatives AGACA. Spain.

10:10 – 10:20: Best Practices Report and Methodological Guidelines

Speaker: Andis Kursitis, Unit Manager – Division of Continuing Education | Latvian Rural Advisory and Training Centre LLKC. Latvia.

10:20 – 10:30: Training contents: Mattrix and Lesson Plan

Speaker: Umberto Lepri | ARIS Training and Research. Italy.

10:30 – 10:50: Training contents: learning units

Speaker: Billy Goodburn, Head of Learning & Development | Irish Co-operative Organization Society ICOS. Ireland.

Speaker: Ruth Rodríguez, Responsible for Economic and Social Studies | Galician Association of Agri-food co-operatives AGACA. Spain.

Speaker: Loli Couso, Head of Training | Galician Association of Agri-food co-operatives AGACA. Spain.

10:50 – 11:00: Communication: website, blog, Facebook,Twitter, e-Newsletters

Speaker: Anna Dranikowska, PR Specialist | Association for Social Co-operatives SNRSS. Poland.

11:00 – 11:10: Learning platform

Speaker: Anders Pettersson | CHANGEMAKER AB Consultancy Company. Sweden

11:10 – 11:20: Training of Trainers

Speaker: Umberto Lepri | ARIS Training and Research. Italy.

Speaker: Anders Pettersson | CHANGEMAKER AB Consultancy Company. Sweden

11:20 – 11:30: Pilot sessions with final beneficiaries. Evaluation results

Speaker: Loli Couso, Head of Training | Galician Association of Agri-food co-operatives AGACA. Spain

11:30 – 12:00: Coffee break

12:00 – 12:30: The Agri-food co-operatives in Ireland

Speaker: TJ Flanagan, CEO | Irish Co-operative Organization Society ICOS. Ireland.

Moderator: Gabriel Trenzado, Area Manager EU Affairs and International, Promotion and Rural Development | Agri-Food Co-operatives Spain

12:30 – 12:45: Discussion time. Questions from the audience

12:45 – 13:05: Training: key for success in the Irish agri-food co-operatives

Speaker: Billy Goodburn, Head of Learning & Development | Irish Co-operative Organization Society ICOS. Ireland.

Moderator: Ruth Rodríguez, Responsible for Economic and Social Studies | Galician Association of Agri-food co-operatives AGACA. Spain.

13:05 – 13:15: Discussion time. Questions from the audience

13:15 – 13:35: How to use the Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) for improving learning and training in co-operatives

Speaker: Anders Pettersson | CHANGEMAKER AB Consultancy Company. Sweden.

Speaker: Andis Kursitis, Unit Manager – Division of Continuing Education | Latvian Rural Advisory and Training Centre LLKC. Latvia.

Speaker: Billy Goodburn, Head of Learning & Development | Irish Co-operative Organization Society ICOS. Ireland.

Moderator: Loli Couso, Head of Training | Galician Association of Agri-food co-operatives AGACA. Spain

13:35 – 13:45: Discussion time. Questions from the audience

13:45 – 14:15: Closure of the workshop

Speaker: José Severino Montes, Chairman | Galician Association of Agri-food co-operatives AGACA. Spain

Speaker: Agustín Herrero, General assistant manager | Agri-Food Co-operatives Spain

14:15 – 15:30 Lunch time

 

More information: here