This new autumn series of online events from Glasgow Council for the Voluntary Sector (GCVS), features leaders and key thinkers from across the UK and Ireland, in conversation with broadcaster and journalist, Pennie Taylor. Many operate on a global platform and will bring their innovative visions that can help people build a better world post COVID-19.

“Our World Reimagined is set to capture a range of exciting ideas covering community wealth building, collaborative leadership, the wellbeing economy, the enabling state, gender equal economy, system design, the National Performance Framework, the future of social care and more,” said GCVS Chief Executive, Ian Bruce. “These are all visions about reshaping society, improving lives and building back better post COVID-19.

The series of one-hour OWR conversations launches on Tuesday 1 September, 2pm, with Neil McInroy, Chief Executive of the Manchester-based Centre for Local Economic Strategies (CLES), an organisation at the forefront of community wealth building. Book here 

The second session features Cormac Russell, Managing Director of Nurture Ltd talking about Asset Based Community Development (9th Sept) Book Here 

Other leaders contributing to sessions in the coming months include

  • Janet Whitley; Collective Leadership Lead, Scottish Government
  • Dr Katherine Trebeck, DFSI
Advocacy and Influencing Lead, Wellbeing Economy Alliance;
  • Sarah Davidson, Chief Executive, The Carnegie UK Trust;
  • Dr Cat Macaulay, Chief Design Officer, Scottish Government
  • Dr Angela O’Hagan, Reader in Equalities and Public Policy at Department of Social Sciences, Glasgow School for Business and Society;
  • Lesley Thomson, Engagement Lead for the National Performance Framework,

As one of the largest councils for the voluntary sector in the UK, GCVS will be targeting colleagues across Glasgow’s third sector, as well as opening up the conversations to a wider audience of Scottish stakeholders, particularly through recordings of the live sessions for circulation following each Zoom session.

See our Eventbrite page for booking information here 

You can watch past events in the series here