Reinventing money in the age of austerity.
19-20 October 2017
Partick Burgh Hall, Glasgow
Join us for two days of talks, discussion, workshops, networking – and socialising! Meet financial activists from the UK and beyond, share learnings, be inspired by the latest innovation and challenge your preconceptions.
A must for anyone involved in the world of local and alternative currencies, as well as anyone interested in challenging the financial status quo, Money, Power and People will feature a mix of inspirational ideas and pragmatic help for local currency practitioners.
Money, Power and People will feature an incredible line-up of speakers and contributors.
Confirmed so far:
Brett Scott is a journalist, campaigner and former derivatives broker. The author of The Heretic’s Guide to Global Finance: Hacking the Future of Money, his CV includes working on tax justice with Action Aid UK, and investigating food markets with the World Development Movement.
Fiona Archbold, Project Manager at Civilised Bank. Fiona started Tusmor to advise and help new banking start-ups and is the only person in the UK that has built two new retail banks, Metrobank and Ivo Bank, and a credit union, the Kensington & Chelsea Credit Union.
Rachel Oliver, Lead Organiser at Positive Money. After stints at Stop Aids and Crisis Action, Rachel campaigned for a few years at 38 Degrees, before joining Positive Money.
Tony Greenham leads the Economy, Enterprise and Manufacturing programme at The RSA. He is a chartered accountant and former investment banker with experience in social and environmental NGOs, including NEF.
Patrick Harvie is Co-Convenor of the Scottish Green Party and has been an MSP for Glasgow since 2003. He is a member of Holyrood’s Finance and Standards committees.
The New Economics Foundation – “the only people-powered think-tank”. Its aim is to help build a “new economy where people are really in control”.
Positive Money is a UK-based, global movement for a fair, democratic and sustainable money system.
The Finance Innovation Lab was founded by WWF-UK and ICAEW in 2009 and incubates the people, ideas and movements building a financial system that serves people and planet.
With more contributors still to be confirmed…