Dear colleagues, 

Registration, program and other details for the fifth subsistence marketplaces conference are at 

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 [log in to unmask])
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

Subsistence Marketplaces Initiative:
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