Chief Pilot. Capt. Jesmond Mifsud has been invited to address a seminar entitled “Co-operatives: A vehicle for SME growth” to be held on the 20th November 2013. The seminar is being held as part of the SME Week Malta 2013. Capt. Mifsud who is President of the Malta Maritime Pilots Co-operative Society Limited and the Malta Maritime Research and Training Centre (MMRTC) Society Co-operative Limited shall be focusing on the practical experience of managing these two co-operatives. Both co-operatives are Member Societies of the Malta Co-operative Federation.
As one of the major stakeholders on co-operative matters the Malta Co-operative Federation will be participating in the discussions.
This event shall also be addressed by Ms Frances Mifsud, Chairperson of the Co-operatives Board, the Hon. Dr. Christian Cardona, Minister for the Economy, Investment and Small Business, Dr Lydia Abela, Legal Advisor & Secretary of the Co-operatives Board, Mr PJ Baldacchino, Head and Senior Lecturer – Financial Strategy and Auditing, Department of Accountancy, FEMA, University of Malta, Ms Christine Fenech, Greepak Co-op Society Ltd, and Dr Yana Bland Mintoff, Advisor Ministry for the Family and Social Solidarity.