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The upcoming English session of the 4th cycle of the webinar series, which is also the last session of a four-month long journey, will focus on the evolving SSE ecosystem in the Post COVID-19 era, with a title of “ New SSE Ecosystems in the post-COVID19 Era”.
Escalating the existing urban issues such as healthcare, job market and local economy, the COVID-19 has changed our way of living and working. Social and Solidarity Economy Organizations and Enterprises (SSEOEs) need to adjust themselves to stay resilient in this unprecedented crisis. During the process, the SSE ecosystem is also evolving and contributing to transforming our economy into a sustainable and inclusive one in the post COVID-19 era.

In this "finale" of GSEF webinar series, speakers from SSE intermediary sectors, healthcare groups, and platform economy will share their experiences and insights on how SSEOEs have adopted innovative ways of collaborations and technologies such as online platform and mobile technology to maintain their service and to complement fights against COVID-19. Based on the experiences learnt, speakers will share their ideas of the possible features of the evolving SSE ecosystem.

Date: 29th September 2020, Tuesday
Time: 08:00 (GMT)
- 09:00 in Wales, 10:00 in Spain- 11:00 Turkey
- 16:00 in Singapore/Hong Kong - 17:00 in Seoul/Tokyo
Duration: 90 minutes

Language: English
English-Korean simultaneous interpretation will be provided in this session.


- Dr. Carlos Zarco, Director-General of Espriu Foundation, Spain
- Rebecca Choy Yung, Chair of Hong Kong Social Enterprise Summit
- Derek Walker, CEO, the Wales Co-operative Centre
- Dr. Ali Ercan Özgür Co-founder, "İhtiyaç Haritası" (Needs Map), Turkey
- Chris Dobrzanski, Board Chair, Community Forward Fund, Canada
- Yiungmi Choi, CEO, Korean Association of Domestic Workers, South Korea (TBC)


- Laurence Kwak, Secretary-General, Global Social Economy Forum