Liverpool 2016 Programme

Our programme for the event is below, day one is jam packed full of inspiring speakers and attendees will hear about how money works and different currency models. The programme for day two is more interactive and hands on with opportunities to contribute and learn.

Day One – Wednesday 20th April

This is the confirmed list for the day.

  • 09:30 Welcome – Pauline Connolly (Liverpool Pound, Vauxhall Neighbourhood Council) and Graham Woodruff (Guild of Independent Currencies)
  • 09:45 Keynote 1 – Dr Peter North, University of Liverpool, Local Money
  • 10:15 Keynote 2 – Prof. Jem Bendell Professor Sustainability Leadership, Founder (IFLAS)
  • 10:45 Discussion and Q&A
  • 11:00 Break
  • 11:30 Presentation 1 – Hull Coin – Lisa Bovill and David Shepherdson
  • 11:50 Presentation 2 – Transition Currencies – Graham Woodruff
  • 12:10 Presentation 3 – Spice Time Credits – Becky Booth
  • 12:30 Presentation 4 – ScotPound – Duncan McCann (NEF)
  • 12:50 Q&A
  • 13:00 Lunch
  • 14:30 Keynote 3 – Professor Nigel Dodd, LSE, Social Life of Money,
  • 15:00 Keynote 4 – Henk van Arkel, CEO Social Trade Organisation
  • 15:30 Discussion and Q&A
  • 15:45 Break
  • 16:00 Prospects Network – Stephen Clarke and Ciaran Mundy
  • 16:20 Sardex and the WIR – Panayotis Antoniadis and Jens Martignoni
  • 16:40 SoNantes – Patrick Forgeau, President of La SoNantaise
  • 17:00 Discussion and Q&A on Credit Creation schemes
  • 17:20 Day summary and close

A social event in the evening is being arranged.

Day Two – Thursday 21st April

Details of the Day Two workshops below, attendees will be asked for suggestions for the open space session, when you book your ticket please specify any topics you want to cover.

  • 09:30 Welcome – Graham Woodruff (Bristol Pound) and John Smith (Liverpool Pound)
  • 09:35 Who is here? Scheme introductions
  • 10:00 Workshop 1a – How to start a local currency
  • 10:00 Workshop 1b – Mutual credit systems
  • 11:00 Break
  • 11:15 Workshop 2a – Impact Research Coordination
  • 11:15 Workshop 2b – A Liverpool Pound
  • 12:15 Workshop 3a – Sustainability and Funding
  • 12:15 Workshop 3b – Design for Local Currencies
  • 13:00 Lunch
  • 14:30 Workshop 4a – Changing the psychological meaning of money
  • 14:30 Workshop 4b – Technical Developments with STRO and Famoco
  • 15:30 Break
  • 15:45 Open Space session, subjects to be decided by attendees
  • 17:00 Day summary and close

Full details of our workshops can be found here