Fifth Subsistence Marketplaces Conference - Early Registration Closing April 30th



The program for the fifth subsistence marketplaces conference is now available at here.


Among the many exciting aspects are the following:


  • Close to 50 presentations in discussion-oriented sessions (short presentations with few slides and at least half of each session devoted to group discussion, breakout work and summary later presented to larger group) 
  • Practitioners from three continents as keynote speakers
  • Community workers and social entrepreneurs from India, Tanzania, and Uganda who grew up in subsistence contexts (as presenters and resource persons for workshop sessions)
  • Junior scholar mentoring workshop on (please contact Srini (Junior) at [email protected])
  • Poverty simulation exercise conducted by a superb team of U of Illinois Extension specialists
  • Movie showing about a woman in a subsistence context who empowers herself through the marketplace (Shakti Rising - a movie that won honorary mention at an LA film festival)
  • Interactive, immersive workshops on research, curricular innovations, and social innovations
  • Panel on commercial innovations
  • Round Table UnSession (Participants' choice of topics)


We look forward to seeing you at the conference!


Madhu Viswanathan for the team

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