Social Economy and Cities

Values and competitiveness
for an inclusive and sustainable
local development

October 1-3, 2018

Submit your initiative!!



Are you a Social Economy organisation or company with a project or initiative that you want to promote?

SUBMIT your proposal at GSEF2018

Open call up until the 23rd March

The main theme of this year’s Forum is: “Social Economy and Cities: Values and competitiveness for an inclusive and sustainable development”.

The aim of the GSEF 2018 is to highlight the Social Economy as a feasible option to foster socioeconomic progress and development.

If your initiative is selected, you will be offered the chance to attend the
Forum and expose it before a large international audience (the 2016 Forum held in Montreal was attended by over 1,400 delegates).

The organisation will cover your registration fees, accommodation up to three nights, and will provide financial assistance to cover transport expenses.

Initiatives not selected may still be exhibited as posters in the exposure area.

Along these lines, the main thematic lines of the GSEF 2018 are:

1-Co-creation of public policies.

2-Contribution of the SE to regional transformation.

3-Challenges to the growth of SE entities

4-The future of work and employment: the role of SE.

Each of them includes different subtopics. For a detailed description see the themes and sub-themes document.

The proposals must be sent before Wednesday, March 23rd, 2018 (midnight, in Europe, UTC/GMT +01:00 (CET)).

To present your proposal you must follow the following steps:

1- Download the application form, fill it in and save it.

2- Please register in the application site

3- Please fill in all the required fields and upload the application form.

For more information download the guide for the call for proposal.

To solve any problems or additional information, you can send an email:

Thank you very much for your interest in participating in GSEF 2018!