ICA - CCR European Research Conference Berlin 2019

Day 3, Friday, Aug 23



9 am - 10:30 am

Plenary Speech

Plenary Room/



Sonja Novkovic, Academic Director, International Centre for Cooperative Management, Saint Mary’s University in Halifax, Canada


Transformative Business Models

Jan Jonker, Nijmegen School of Management, The Netherlands


10:30 am - 11 am


Plenary Room/



Coffee Break


11 am  - 12:30 pm

Parallel sessions IV

Room 2095 B

1st floor

Leveraging Business Digitalization

Session Chair: Gunnar Prause, Tallinn University of Technology, Estonia



A new commons for agricultural cooperatives or contractual business as usual? Big data, ICT and data sharing.

Cynthia Giagnocavo, Daniel Hernández Cáceres, University of Almeria, Spain



Digital participation in cooperatives: how are governance and democracy conducted in social enterprise on the digital era?

Dieisson Pivoto, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil



The future of cooperative associations in a digital era: Assessing drivers and barriers of transformation

Louis Cousin, Laval University, Canada



Smart Contracts for Cooperative Governance

Gunnar Prause, Tallinn University of Technology, Estonia, Wismar University, Germany


Room 2093

1st floor

Managing Change at the Level of the Cooperative Business (2)

Session Chair: George Hendrikse, Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University, The Netherlands



The Pegasus Company: An Innovative Form Of Cooperation As Alternative To The Unicorn Company

Francesca Martinelli, Fondazione Centro Studi Doc, Italy


Impact Based on the Co-operative Principles: Data from Co-operative Performance Indicators (CPI)

Fiona Duguid, Daphne Rixon, Saint Mary’s Univeristy, Canada



Co-operatives: Transformational or just business?

Sonja Novkovic, Saint Mary’s University, Canada



Essay On The Economic-Financial Performance In Cooperative Societies From The Dimensions Of Market, Member And Regional Development

Paola Richter Londero, Anelise Krauspenhar Pinto Figari, Universidade Federal do Paraná, Luana Zanetti Trindade, FGV, São Paulo, Brazil, Fabiana Cherubim Bortoleto, Administration of the University of São Paulo (FEA/USP), Brazil


Room 2095 A

1st floor

The Transformation of Worker Co-operatives

Session Chair: Maryline Filippi, University of Bordeaux, University of Paris Saclay, France



Platform workers in control: Reinventing worker cooperatives in the gig economy

Damion Bunders, Utrecht University, The Netherlands



A Multilevel Survival Analysis of Worker Cooperatives: Evidence from French Panel Data 2004-2015

Thibault Mirabel, University Paris Nanterre, France



Transitioning existing enterprises to worker cooperatives in Slovenia: attempts and lessons

Jernej Stromajer, Franci Avsec, Ljubljana, Slovenia


Room 2097

1st floor

Cooperatives and the Commons

Session Chair: Anke Wolf, Humboldt-University Berlin, Germany



Gemeinschaft versus Gesellschaft and the tragedy of the commons - cooperatives as the liberal commons

Michał Pietrzak, Warsaw University of Life Sciences, Poland



Trusted_open_reg: conceptualizing a register for commons and cooperatives

Socrates Schouten, Waag Institute for Technology and Society, Netherlands



A club theory perspective of knowledge (and) cooperatives

Yeoryios Stamboulis, Apostolos Georgiou, University of Thessaly, Greece


12:30 pm - 1:15 pm

Closing Session

Plenary Room/



Markus Hanisch, Humboldt-University Berlin, Germany


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1:15 pm


Plenary Room/