Presented by St. Mary's University, the Imagine 2012 conference is designed to bring together the leadership of the world's major cooperatives and leading economic thinkers and provide a forum in which a new approach to economic thought can be explored thus creating renewed hope for an economy that truly meets people's needs. Speakers for the conference include:
Thomas Homer-Dixon, holds the Centre for International Governance Innovation Chair of Global Systems at the Balsillie School of International Affairs (Canada)
Manfred Max-Neef, recipient of the Right Livelihood Award, Professor of Economics (Chile)
Elinor Ostrom, Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences (2009) (United States)
Richard G. Wilkinson, Professor Emeritus, University of Nottingham Medical School and Honorary Professor, University College London (Great Britain)
Stefano Zamagni, Vice Director, Bologna Center (Italy)
For more information on the speakers, visit http://www.imagine2012.coop.