November 5-6, 2020
The Farmer Cooperatives Conference is a national event highlighting the latest strategic thinking on cooperative issues and trends. It provides a forum for cooperative directors, managers, and those doing business with agricultural cooperatives to learn and exchange ideas with policy, research, and legal experts about issues currently affecting the agricultural cooperative community.
December 9, 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. CT
December 16, 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. CT
The Co-op Directors Forum is going virtual! During the month of December, the UW Center for Cooperatives and Cooperative Network will host two interactive webinars on the following topics: Ensuring Governance Continuity and Elements of Board Oversight.
Governance training is critical to developing a productive and forward-thinking board, increasing productivity of the cooperative, and ensuring a positive relationship between the board and management.
October 29, 2020, 6:00 p.m. Central
Join The Co-Op Ed Center Thursday, October 29 at 6:00 p.m. (central) for a lively exploration of the benefits, opportunities, and challenges of forming member-owned and democratically-led Professional Services Cooperatives.
October 22, 2020, 6:00 p.m. Pacific
Learn how two U.S. cities with long, rich cooperative histories—Madison, Wisconsin and Oakland, California—created initiatives to dedicate municipal funds to strengthen cooperative development and build economic resiliency.
Could their successes offer a guide for Bellingham and Whatcom County? Join us for this informative discussion to explore the possibilities!
In Working with Cooperatives in Wisconsin, attorneys become more familiar with the unique cooperative business model. Attendees will come away with a better understanding of: different types of cooperatives and how they’re financed, other areas of law that impact working with cooperatives, and strategies for conversions.
Are you interested in registering for the webinar but cost is a barrier? Thanks to the generosity of the Federated Youth Foundation, UWCC is offering a limited number of scholarships. Please email your request to Lynn Pitman, firstname.lastname@example.org. Include your name, contact information, professional affiliation, and a brief statement of explaining your webinar goals and reason for applying.
1.5 CLE credits
Available on demand through December 2021.
Produced by the UW Law and Entrepreneurship Clinic and the State Bar of Wisconsin
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Farmer Cooperatives Conference – November 6-8, 2019
CCMA 2019 – June 6-8, 2019
Co-op Directors 101 – May 14, 2019
Farmer Cooperatives Conference – November 7-9, 2018
Webinar: Cooperatives and Community Broadband – September 27, 2018
Webinar: Cooperatives and Business Succession Strategies – July 19, 2018
Webinar: Cooperatives and Community Housing – June 21, 2018
Webinar: Cooperatives and Community Care Needs – May 9, 2018