“Devon New Economy Gathering”

More signs of discontent – this time very local

Saturday, 16 April 2016 from 10:00 to 17:00

Exeter Community Centre – 17 St Davids Hill, Exeter EX4 3RG
(Beside Iron Bridge)

Devon New Economy Gathering
organised by Exeter Pound and Exeter Transition

Tickets: £20 / £10 / £5 . Please select tickets according to what you can afford. £10 and £5 tickets are intended primarily for students and claimants.

A day to link organisers, activists, practitioners, and others working for economic change, and to hear about local and regional initiatives.
Join us in making the big shift happen!

There are exciting community-led economic solutions to austerity emerging across the region, as well as effective strategies, innovative projects and energetic collaborators. This is a chance to find out who (else) is working on a new local economy one that is more inclusive, democratically accountable, ecological and creates more wellbeing.

Find collaborators – How can we make it happen (more)?

Share visions for the wider economy to see how our local work fits in, and ways we can work together locally to move forward change in the big picture
Keynote session: launched By Stewart Wallis, Senior Adviser at New Economics Foundation

‘A new economy and how to make it happen’

Topics for discussion could include:

What needs to grow and what doesn’t? Well being and better indicators
Relocalizing money and finance – local currencies and financial institutions
Food for all – affordable and local?
Positive Money, a Green New Deal, banking reform
Fostering local enterprises – Local Enterprise Forum
Management of land for greater equality
Engines of inequality and how to interrupt them
Social enterprises – why are they different; starting them and teaching about them
If not austerity what? What to do about the national debt
Potential of the Devolution agenda
Fossil free Devon – Disinvestment from fossil fuels

To pay in Exeter Pounds or Exe’s, or to request a free ticket, please contact the organiser by email or tel 01647 24789/01392 348105

A childrens workshop will be available for the morning only: Please contact the organizer to enquire or book (by 8th April please)”