Partnership 2018

The 6th Biennial International Symposium on Cross-Sector Social Interactions

Sunday, June 10, 2018 - 10:00 to Tuesday, June 12, 2018 - 16:00


We are pleased to announce that Copenhagen Business School (CBS) in collaboration with the Danish Chamber of Commerce will host the 6th Biennial International Symposium on Cross-Sector Social Interactions (CSSI 2018), on June 10-12 2018. The symposium will bring together academics and practitioners for discussing how the state, market, and civil society can collaborate on solutions to societal challenges, such as climate change, immigration, social exclusion and poverty.

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The event will include keynote speeches, panel debates and workshops related to cross-sector collaboration and partnerships. Topics to be addressed include, but is not limited to, the following: 

  • Cross sector collaboration and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
  • Communicating collaboration and partnerships 
  • The role of partnership brokering 
  • Financing cross-sector collaboration and partnerships 
  • Formal and informal governance of cross-sector collaboration
  • Tracking the impacts of cross-sector collaboration
  • Cross-sector collaboration for the circular economy 
  • The changing role of the state in the partnership society.

Papers presented at CSSI 2018 can be submitted to either a symposium issue of Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly (NVSQ) on "Collaborative Societal Governance" or to a special issue of Business and Society entitled "Collaborative Cross-Sector Business Models for Sustainability" (see here). More information about special issues and other publications will be uploaded on the CSSI 2018 website.

The CSSI 2018 event will begin with a Doctoral Consortium, where PhD students will present and discuss their research with senior researchers from the CSSI community. Participants will also get new insights on theories, methodologies and tools for research on CSSI-related topics. The Doctoral Consortium will be held Sunday, June 10, 2018. You can read more about the Doctoral Consortium on the CSSI 2018 on the CSSI 2018 website or click here.

The CSSI 2018 event is linked to the CSSI community. Read more here. The CSSI 2018 event is organized with support from The Danish Chamber of Commerce, the GRB Research Environment and The Carlsberg Foundation.

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