It was a great opportunity to meet, share ideas and skills, and to explore how we communicate our messages on the economy, as well as generating many other interesting conversations.
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The morning session opened with Matthew Taylor from the Royal Society of Arts speaking on the complexity of social change, followed by a presentation and interactive session on Framing the Economy led by Ellie O’Hagan from NEON and Bec Sanderson from PIRC.
After a networking lunch, delegates chose from four workshops: “Building the movement for a new economy: communicating beyond the bubble”; “How listening to your audience can make more people listen to you”; “Local economic resilience and building community assets”; and “Transforming Economics Education: Turning the Tanker?”
The presentation files from the Workshops:
Workshop 1 “Building the movement for a new economy: communicating beyond the bubble”
Victoria Waldersee (Economy)
Clare Goff (New Start)
Laurie Laybourne-Langton (IPPR)
Workshop 2 “How listening to your audience can make more people listen to you”
Jay Bigford (Yoke Design) and Sonja Jefferson (Valuable Content)
Workshop 3 ““Building local economic resilience: empowering communities to meet their own needs”
Workshop 4 “Transforming Economics Education: Turning the Tanker?”
Lesley Harroun (Partners for a New Economy)
Joe Earle (Rethinking Economics)
Wendy Carlin (CORE)
The day closed with an exploration of the journalist’s view by our panellists David Pilling, Financial Times; Hazel Sheffield, Far Nearer, and Adam Ramsay openDemocracy.