Date: Wed, April 18, 2018
Time: 5:00 - 6:00 PM - Dinner
6:00 - 8:00 PM - Keynote
Venue: Four Seasons Hotel, Vancouver, 791 West Georgia St. (Pavillon I & II)
Cost: $45 Members (must login to receive member discount)
$70 Late Registration (Late Registration fee starts on April 16)
Salad: Arugula Creamed Goat Cheese, Candied Pecans, Roasted Beets, Sherry Vinaigrette
Main: Braised Beef Short Rib, Confit Tomato, Crimini Mushroom, Grana Padano, Crispy Focaccia
Dessert: Not Terry's Chocolate Orange, Chocolate Cake, Orange Confit, Chocolate Mousse, Orange Sable
2 PDUs available - 2 Strategic and Business Management
About this session
Social Procurement is the latest trend and movement in government policy, and in institutional and corporate buying. Social Procurement is being recognized as a tool to enhance Corporate Social Responsibility practices and to leverage a social value through existing buying while maximizing financial value. The presentation will begin with Alisha Maxfield, Manager of Community Engagement and Western Canada Contact from Buy Social Canada, to share about the what, why, and how of Social Procurement and will explore the following key objectives:
The presentation will also offer practitioners the chance to test their knowledge and complete worksheets that will include the following:
Alisha Maxfield and Dylan Goggs
Alisha Maxfield has worked in community engagement and outreach for nearly a decade. She has worked extensively with Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside population, previously working as a frontline social service worker and to this day remains a casual staff with Coast Mental Health Foundation’s Community Homes.
Through Alisha’s frontline work, she has gained a deeper understanding of the complexities of Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside population, as well as the systems and policies that benefit and or negatively affect people in poverty. She has dedicated her career to working collaboratively with the community to collectively foster a vibrant and inclusive local economy where all residents can prosper and live full and rewarding lives.
Dylan Goggs is a social entrepreneur and is the founder of 3 leading social brands. Simpson Society, CleanStart BC and Escape to Nature ~ A Supportive Employment Initiative. He is passionate about developing opportunities for people who have barriers to mainstream employment.
Dylan is originally from the UK and moved to Vancouver with his family in 2004. He brought with him his business and sales expertise which has allowed him to succeed in a city as competitive as Vancouver. Once arriving, Dylan received his MCS from UBC while at the same time volunteering in the Downtown Eastside to see where he could help make a difference in his new community.
|Event Date||04-18-2018 5:00 pm|
|Event End Date||04-18-2018 8:00 pm|
|Registration Start Date||02-23-2018 10:00 pm|
|Cut off date||04-18-2018 12:00 pm|
|Late Fee||$10.00(From 04-16-2018)|
|Location||Four Seasons Hotel Vancouver|