Mannan, M. (with Pek, S.) “The Promises and Pitfalls of Platform Cooperative Governance: A Qualitative Study”, paper presentation for International Co-operative Governance Symposium, Sobey School of Business, Saint Mary’s University, Halifax, Canada. 18 June 2021 (online)

The 2021 International Co-operative Governance Symposium was an online gathering attended by over 100 delegates, including over 60 presenters from a dozen countries. The symposium discussed pressing issues in co-operative governance, with presentations on various co-operative models and practices from around the world. The symposium emphasized the co-op difference and alternatives to standard corporate governance approaches. The event also included debates on co-op professionalization, governance innovations, and ideal legislative and regulatory regimes.