AGENDA 2017

Latest agenda for Impact Investing World Forum 2017 being held in London on March 23-24, 2017.

23rd March
08:00 AM
DAY 1 - REGISTRATIONS OPEN for 2017

08:45 AM
WELCOME REMARKS AND OVERVIEW

09:00 AM
Keynote I: Impact Investing and The Social Impact Challenge
Cliff Prior - CEO , BIG SOCIETY CAPITAL

09:25 AM
Keynote II: Future of Impact Investing Sector
John Goldstein - Managing Director, Asset Management , GOLDMAN SACHS

09:50 AM
Keynote III: The Landscape of Social Impact Investment Research: Trends and Opportunities
Alex Nicholls - Professor of Social Entrepreneurship, Skoll Centre , Saïd Business School (University of Oxford)

10:15 AM
NETWORKING & REFRESHMENTS BREAK

10:45 AM
Keynote IV: Making Sense of Different Impact Goals
Adam Frost - Partner , Bridges Ventures

11:00 AM
Keynote V: UN's Sustainable Development Goals and Impact Investing
David Galipeau - Global Chief , United Nations Social Impact Fund

11:25 AM
Panel Discussion: Latest Trends in Impact Investment Worldwide 2017 – 2018!
Henry Gonzalez - Head of Research and Advisory , responsAbility Investments AG

  • Panelists:
  • David Galipeau Global Chief, United Nations Social Impact Fund
  • Andrew Parry, Head of Equities and Impact Investing at Hermes
  • Julio Garrido-Mirapeix, PartnerHead, International Development Advisory Services (IDAS) KPMG Africa
  • Giles Gunesekera, CEO, Global Impact Initiative
  • Flory Wilson, Director, B Lab

12:05 pm
Building High-Impact Enterprises with Impact Investing
Allison B. Clark - Associate Director, Impact Investments , MacArthur Foundation

12:30 PM
LUNCH BREAK – BUFFET

01:45 PM
Investing in Technology That is Changing the World
Nadia Sood - Founding Partner , Impact Investment Partners

02:00 PM
How Impact Investing Applies to The Public Markets
Andrew Parry - Head of Equities and Impact Investing , HERMES INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT

02:15 PM
Challenges in Setting Up an Impact Investment Fund
Farrukh Khan - Chief Business Development Officer , Acumen

02:30 PM
NETWORKING & REFRESHMENTS BREAK

03:15 PM
Government Actions for Mainstreaming Social Impact Investing
Rob Hewitt - Senior Policy Advisor, Government Inclusive Economy Unit, Cabinet Office , UK GOVERNMENT

03:30 PM
New KPIs for Measuring Success in Social Impact Investing
Tim Stiles - Global Chair, International Development Assistance Services Practice , KPMG

03:45 PM
Social Investment with Social ISAs, Crowdfunding and More!
Caroline Mason - CEO , Esmée Fairbairn Foundation

04:15 PM
Panel Discussion: Critical Approaches to Impact Investing!
Alex Nicholls - Professor of Social Entrepreneurship within the Skoll Centre for Social Entrepreneurship , Saïd Business School, University of Oxford

1. Tania Carnegie, Leader, KPMG Impact Ventures
2. Peter Hinton, Affordable Education Finance Co-lead, Capital Plus Exchange (Peter is an Associate Director of the Business School)
3. Jamie Hartzell Chairman, Ethex
5. Dr. Christin ter Braak – Forstinger, LL.M. (Founder PVA Advisory)

05:00 PM
Closing Keynote
Gayle Peterson - Director, Impact Investing Programme , Saïd Business School (University of Oxford)

05:15 PM
DRINKS RECEPTION

24th March
08:00 AM
DAY 2 - Registration

08:55 AM
WELCOME REMARKS AND OVERVIEW – DAY 2

09:00 AM
Keynote I: The Link Between Social Impact Bonds, Charities and Social Entrepreneurs
Toby Eccles - Co-Founder and Development Director , SOCIAL FINANCE

09:25 AM
Keynote II: Incorporating Social and Sustainability Bonds into a Portfolio
Curtis Ravenel - Global Head, Sustainable Business & Finance , BLOOMBERG LP

09:50 AM
Keynote III: Creating a 'Social Merchant Bank’ by Social Entrepreneurs for Social Entrepreneurs
Nigel Kershaw OBE - Chair , The Big Issue Group

10:15 AM
NETWORKING & REFRESHMENTS BREAK

10:45 AM
Keynote IV: Data – The New (old) Tool to Scale Impact Investing
Rehana Nathoo - Vice President - Social Innovation and Impact Investing , CASE FOUNDATION

11:10 AM
Keynote V: Launching an Impact Investment Fund
Richard Gomes - Director of Business Development , SHELL FOUNDATION

11:35 AM
Panel Discussion: Social Finance Trends 2017-2018!
Gayle Peterson - Director, Impact Investing Programme , Saïd Business School (University of Oxford)

  • Panelists:
  • Aditi Thorat, Director of Development, Thomson Reuters Foundation
  • Nigel Kershaw OBE Executive Chair
  • Damian Payiatakis, Head of Impact Investing, Barclays Wealth
  • Richard Gomes - Director of Business Development, SHELL FOUNDATION

12:10 PM
Keynote : Investing in Planet's Most Environmentally Sustainable Cruise Ship
Yoshioka Tatsuya - CEO and Founder , Peace Boat Ecoship

12:30 PM
LUNCH BREAK – BUFFET

01:35 PM
Business Value of Impact Measurement
Peter Malik - Director , GIIN

01:50 PM
Crowd Funding for Social Impact Investing
Tom Britton - Co-founder , SYNDICATE ROOM

02:05 PM
Impact Investing in the Renewable Energy Market
Irakli Menabde - Managing Director - Energy and Infrastructure , GCF (Georgian Co-Investment Fund)

02:20 PM
NETWORKING & REFRESHMENTS BREAK

03:05 PM
Achieving Impact at Scale in Private Equity
Sam Duncan - Head of Impact , LeapFrog Investments

03:20 PM
Measuring Social Impact with Lean Data
Kat Harrison - Associate Director , Impact, Acumen

03:35 PM
Panel Discussion: Emerging Opportunities in Impact Investing Sector Worldwide!
Peter Malik - Director , GIIN (Global Impact Investing Network)

  • Panelists:
  • Kat Harrison - Associate Director , Impact, Acumen
  • Sam Duncan, Head of Impact, LeapFrog Investments
  • Irakli Menabde - Managing Director - Energy and Infrastructure ,
  • GCF (Georgian Co-Investment Fund
  • Tom Britton - Co-founder , SYNDICATE ROOM

04:25 PM
DRINKS RECEPTION

05:30 PM
End of IMPACT INVESTING FORUM 2017