Many of you know our long-term leader/member Roietta Fulghrum. She has created the graphic below that can be used as a background for zoom calls, in social media posts, and shared with others. Feel free to use. Thank you Roietta!
Proposals are now being accepted for the SIEC-ISBE conference in Austria. The deadline to submit a proposal has been extended to May 31, 2022. Those accepted will be notified by June 30, 2022. The conference is October 18-23 in Vienna, Austria.
To submit a proposal, please click here and complete the form. Proposals may be accepted for presentations, posters, workshops, and teaching tools.
The Economy of the Future is the topic for the 93rd conference for this fall. Conference details are posted here.
Many thanks to Judee Timm for developing a 2022 brochure for SIEC USA. Feel free to download and share with prospective members.
Check out the SIEC-ISBE newsletter for the first quarter of 2022. You'll find important information including details about the 2022 Conference and the Call for Proposals.
The Oct 2022 newsletter is linked below. Watch soon for the 2022 Conference Call for Proposals.
Save the date for our next general membership meeting on Thursday, September 9, at 3 pm CDT.
Following a short business meeting, we will hear from our international guest speaker, Professor Johannes Lindner of Austria. His presentation is entitled "We need more playgrounds for the sustainable creators of the future." He will present reasons for promoting entrepreneurship education for children and young people.
Prof. Lindner is president of the Austrian chapter of SIEC-ISBE and will also invite you to the 92nd International SIEC-ISBE Conference, which will be held in Vienna in October 2022 on the topic: "Economy of the future."
The zoom link will be sent to members via Constant Contact.
You're invited to the annual SIEC-ISBE Assembly of Delegates. The virtual meeting is scheduled for August 4 at 12 noon CDT in the US and Canada.
If you are an active SIEC-ISBE member, please check your email for the zoom link and details.
This is an excellent opportunity to learn more about the international organization and to build your global, professional network of peers. Please join us.
The SIEC-ISBE 2021 Conference is nearly here! Please register to attend virtually or in person and begin expanding your global, professional network. Click here for the agenda.
Keynote Speaker at the 92nd SIEC International Conference
We are proud to announce this year´s keynote speaker:
Helmy Abouleish, the Chief Executive Officer of SEKEM Holding. His life is committed to sustainability and social entrepreneurship (www.sekem.com).
Helmy Abouleish, born 1961 in Graz, Austria, is CEO of the SEKEM Initiative in Egypt, founded by his father Ibrahim Abouleish in 1977. SEKEM promotes sustainable development in ecology, economy, societal and cultural life. The SEKEM Holding produces, processes and markets organic and biodynamic foodstuff, textiles and herbal medicine in Egypt, Arabia and internationally. They also operate educational facilities. SEKEM is regarded as the Egyptian pioneer in Organic farming, and was awarded the Right Livelihood Award (‘Alternative Nobel Prize’) in 2003 under the stewardship of Helmy Abouleish.
Helmy Abouleish is deeply involved in SEKEM since it was founded. He studied economics and marketing in Cairo and for a long time he was campaigning in national and international politics to promote responsible competitiveness, social entrepreneurship and tackling the greatest challenges of the 21st century, such as climate change and food security. He is member of a number of international organizations and councils, such as Fair Trade USA. In 2017 he was elected as member of the World Future Council and became NAP-Champion for adapting to climate change. In June 2018 he was elected as president of Demeter International.
Helmy Abouleish represents SEKEM on various national and international events and conferences and is a popular speaker in regard to topics associated with sustainable development.
Register now for the 2021 SIEC-ISBE conference, available virtually and in-person.