AGENDA 2018

Latest agenda for Impact Investing World Forum 2018 being held in London on March 21-22, 2018.

21st March
08:00 AM
DAY 1 - REGISTRATIONS OPEN FOR 2018

08:55 AM
WELCOME REMARKS AND OVERVIEW

09:00 AM
KEYNOTE I: Impact Investing into Impact Bonds
Rob Mills - Director, International Development Practice , SOCIAL FINANCE

09:20 AM
KEYNOTE II: Social investment, gaps and opportunities: an insider view from the UK Ministry of Justice
Lisa Barrett - Director, Data Driven Department and Culture Change, , Ministry of Justice (MoJ), UK

09:40 AM
KEYNOTE III: Putting the Impact in Impact Investing
Farrukh H. Khan - Senior Director Business Development , ACUMEN

10:00 AM
NETWORKING & REFRESHMENTS BREAK

10:30 AM
KEYNOTE IV: MANAGING RISK, RETURN AND IMPACT INVESTING GOALS
Raphael Betti - Head of Equity Risk Management , European Investment Fund (EIF)

10:50 AM
KEYNOTE V: WHY UN’S SDGs ARE THE KEY IN IMPACT INVESTING STRATEGY
Karl H Richter - Head of Research and Knowledge , United Nations Social Impact Fund (UNDP-UNSIF)

11:10 AM
PANEL DISCUSSION: LATEST TRENDS IN IMPACT INVESTING MARKET WORLDWIDE 2018 – 2019!
Alex Amouyel - Executive Director , SOLVE , MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)

Moderator:
Alex Amouyel - Executive Director , SOLVE - MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology). 
 
 
  • Panelists:
  • Lisa Barrett Director, Data Driven Department and Culture Change, , Ministry of Justice (MoJ), UK
  • Tom Hall  Executive Director, Head of Philanthropy Services, UK , UBS
  • Timothy Stiles - Global Chair, International Development Assistance Services , KPMG
  •  Jobst Neuss - Chief risk Officer of the European Investment Fund (EIF)
  • Karl H Richter - Head of Research and Knowledge , United Nations Social Impact Fund (UNDP-UNSIF)
 
 
 
12:10 PM
VENTURE PHILANTHROPY: THE FUTURE OF PHILANTHROPY ?
Tom Hall - Executive Director, Head of Philanthropy Services, UK , UBS

12:30 PM
LUNCH BREAK – BUFFET

01:45 PM
How investors can fuel open innovation for impact
Alex Amouyel - Executive Director , SOLVE - MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)

02:00 PM
Setting up a successful impact investing platform for retail investors
Lisa Ashford - Director and CEO , ETHEX

02:15 PM
How fintech can help integrate capital markets into impact investing?
Juan Garcia Alvarez - Head of Investor Relations , PRODIGY FINANCE

02:40 PM
NETWORKING & REFRESHMENTS BREAK

03:15 PM
The Arrival of the Long-Awaited Impact Investment Boom
Rodney Schwartz - CEO , ClearlySo

03:30 PM
Achieving SDG impacts through purchasing carbon offsets
Johannes Ebeling - Managing Director , BioCarbon Group

03:45 PM
ALTERNATIVE FINANCE AND IMPACT INVESTING – WHAT ARE THE OPTIONS?
Manish Miglani - Investment Director , NESTA

04:00 PM
EMERGING MARKETS AND IMPACT INVESTING: FOCUS ON LATIN AMERICA
Luciana Antonini Ribeiro - Founding Partner , EB Capital

04:15 PM
DRINKS RECEPTION

22nd March
08:00 AM
REGISTRATIONS

09:00 AM
KEYNOTE I: IMPACT INVESTING FOR INSTITUTIONAL INVESTORS
Alan Rousso - Managing Director , EBRD

09:20 AM
KEYNOTE II: ESG INVESTING VS IMPACT INVESTING
Michele Giddens - Co-Founder and Partner , BRIDGES FUND MANAGEMENT

10:00 AM
NETWORKING & REFRESHMENTS BREAK

10:30 AM
KEYNOTE IV: INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT AND SDGs ROLE
Severin Luebke - Lead for the Impact Programme , DFID (Department for International Development)

10:50 AM
KEYNOTE V: Social Impact Investing is not Charity!!
Tom Britton - Co-Founder , SYNDICATEROOM

11:10 AM
PANEL DISCUSSION: MEASURING IMPACT – KEY TRENDS & CHALLENGES !
Hannah Schiff - Manager, Research , GIIN (Global Impact Investing Network)

Moderator:

  • Hannah Schiff - Manager, Research , GIIN (Global Impact Investing Network)
  • Panelists:
  • Stefanie Kneer,  Impact+,  Bridges Fund Management, 
  • Farrukh H. Khan - Senior Director Business Development , ACUMEN
  • Severin Luebke, DFID (Department for International Development) 
  • Nigel Kershaw OBE - Chair , The Big Issue Group

12:10 PM
KEYNOTE: LESSONS FROM SOCIAL INVESTMENTS IN SOCIAL ENTERPRISES
Nigel Kershaw OBE - Chair , The Big Issue Group

12:30 PM
LUNCH BREAK – BUFFET

01:45 PM
The Role of Private Banks in Impact Investing Market
Alexander Brunner - Head of Impact Investments , LGT Bank (Zurich)

02:00 PM
IMPACT INVESTING IN RENEWABLE ENERGY
Sam Preece - CEO , Clean Invest Africa PLC

02:15 PM
Reshaping Financial Markets: A Vision and Roadmap for the Future of Impact Investing
Hannah Schiff - Manager, Research , GIIN (Global Impact Investing Network)

02:40 PM
NETWORKING & REFRESHMENTS BREAK

03:15 PM
From Totem to Token: How blockchain and crypto can help Impact investors
Inge Relph - Head of Sustainability and Strategic Relationships , LYKKE CORPORATION

03:30 PM
EXPLORING THE IMPACT INVESTING ECOSYSTEM
Klaus-Michael Christensen - President , Swiss Impact Investment Association (SIIA)

03:45 PM
DRINKS RECEPTION

04:45 PM
END OF DAY 2 - 2018