PROGRAM

Be prepared for a dynamic experience like no other, where everyone will receive resources to take their idea to the next level.
— Tai Esteban Sunnanon, Founder
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2:00pm        Registration opens

3:00pm        Networking at Luskin Center courtyard

(Ground Floor)

5:00pm           Reception at Luskin Center rooftop

7:00pm           Keynote Address by Dr. Bernice Rumala, Senior Consultant, United Nations

“Global Social Good, Social Change and Systems Change Through Moving The Needle Towards Equity”

(Auditorium)

 

 
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7:00am        Breakfast

8:30am           Conference Welcome

(Auditorium)

8:45-10:00am Working Session 1: Setting the Foundation

Key questions: What prompted the entrepreneur to turn that vision into a social enterprise and what challenges has she faced on this journey?

Key take-aways: Tangible advice and resources to aspiring social entrepreneurs

Speakers:

10:05-10:25am Ideation: Q&A with presenters

10:30-11:45am Working Session 2: Recalibrating the Ecosystem

Key question: What does an enabling ecosystem for social entrepreneurship look like?

Key take-away: Resources for nascent social entrepreneurs to access funding, program, and strategy support

Speakers:

11:50am-12:10pm Ideation: Q&A with presenters

12:15-1:15pm     Keynote Speaker and Lunch

1:15-2:30pm Working Session 3: Scaling Innovation

Key question: How does your enterprise use innovation to create systems-level change?

Key take-aways: Innovation models and strategies

Speaker:

2:35-2:55pm Ideation: Q&A with presenters

3:00-4:15pm Working Session 4: Reaching Sustainability and Measuring Impact

Key question: How to balance people and profit in maintaining social mission?

Key take-aways: Sustainability mechanisms and strategies

Speakers:

4:20-4:40pm Ideation: Q&A with presenters

 

 
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7:00am        Breakfast

9:00-10:15am Panel Discussion: Partnering for Greater Impact

Key question: What are frameworks and tools for effective partnerships in social enterprises?

Key take-aways: Replicable partnership strategies and models

Speakers:

10:20-10:40am Office Hours: Q&A with presenters

10:45-11:30am  Keynote Address by Ms. Rajasvini Bhansali, Executive Director at Solidaire Network

11:35am-12:35pm Student Social Entrepreneurship Panel
12:45pm  Conference Close