Social Enterprise World Forum 2023 was held in Calgary on October 11th-12th. The 2-day in-person event featured a curated selection of SEWF23 session recordings paired with additional activities designed to provide attendees with a chance to connect and collaboratively engage with session topics. SEWF23 focused on collective action and sustainable change.
SEWF is the flagship event for the global social enterprise community, providing space for purpose-led people, policymakers, philanthropists, intermediaries and entrepreneurs to connect, learn and be inspired. Through SEWF Community Hubs, folks can engage with SEWF23 content, network, share ideas and opportunities with each other locally.
Ecosystems: Increasing opportunities for trade, collaboration and collective action
Fairness: Ensuring equality and inclusion for all
Migration: Entrepreneurial solutions for better lives
New Economy: Putting people and planet first
Planet: Living and trading within planetary boundaries
An Alberta context and lens to the above themes
Meaningful dialogue, conversations, and connections
Inspiring keynotes, panels and fireside chats featuring big ideas and unheard stories
Breakfast and lunch provided
Exciting swag featuring local social enterprises
About the Hosts
Innovate Calgary's Social Innovation Hub
Hosted by Social Innovation Hub which draws upon the expertise, experience, and input of diverse social entrepreneurs, innovators, and partners to re-imagine what innovation means, who an innovator is and how innovation happens.
MacEwan University's Social Innovation Institute
Hosted by MacEwan University’s Social Innovation Institute (SII) and School of Business. The SII nurtures powerful community partnerships that guide impact-focused research, scholarship and experiential learning to foster social innovation and entrepreneurship.