AGENDA 2019

Latest agenda for Impact Investing World Forum 2019 being held in London on April 24-25, 2019.

24TH APRIL
08:00 AM
REGISTRATIONS OPEN FOR 2019

08:55 AM
WELCOME REMARKS AND OVERVIEW

09:00 AM
KEYNOTE I: SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS (SDGs) AND IMPACT INVESTING ROLE
Rob Mills - Director, International Development Practice , SOCIAL FINANCE

09:20 AM
KEYNOTE II: FUTURE OF IMPACT INVESTMENTS WITH BLOCKCHAIN
Lisa Barrett - Director, Data Driven Department and Culture Change, , Ministry of Justice (MoJ), UK

09:40 AM
KEYNOTE III: SOCIAL INNOVATION AND THE ROLE OF LEAN DATA IN IMPACT INVESTING
Farrukh H. Khan - Senior Director Business Development , ACUMEN

10:00 AM
KEYNOTE IV: EMERGING CHALLENGES IN IMPACT MEASUREMENT

10:20 AM
NETWORKING & REFRESHMENT BREAK
Raphael Betti - Head of Equity Risk Management , European Investment Fund (EIF)

10:50 AM
KEYNOTE V: institutional investors’ role in impact investing
Karl H Richter - Head of Research and Knowledge , United Nations Social Impact Fund (UNDP-UNSIF)

11:10 AM
KEYNOTE VI: USING AI TO MAKE IMPACT INVESTMENTS
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)
 
 
 
11:30 PM
PANEL DISCUSSION: LATEST MARKET TRENDS IN IMPACT INVESTING SECTOR 2019-2020
Tom Hall - Executive Director, Head of Philanthropy Services, UK , UBS

12:30 PM
LUNCH BREAK

01:30 PM
FUNDS, BONDS, AND IMPACT INVESTING – WHAT REALLY WORKS!!
Chris Cozzone - Senior Vice President, Impact Investing , BAIN CAPITAL

01:45 PM
HOW FINTECH CAN HELP INTEGRATE CAPITAL MARKETS INTO IMPACT INVESTING
Alex Amouyel - Executive Director , SOLVE - MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)

02:00 PM
family offices & FOUNDATIONS – CREATING NEW opportunities in impact investing
Lisa Ashford - Director and CEO , ETHEX

02:15 PM
EMERGING MARKETS AND IMPACT INVESTING
Juan Garcia Alvarez - Head of Investor Relations , PRODIGY FINANCE

02:30 PM
WHY THE NEED FOR STANDARDS IN IMPACT INVESTING SECTOR?

03:00 PM
NETWORKING & REFRESHMENT BREAK
Rodney Schwartz - CEO , ClearlySo

03:15 PM
EXPLORING SOCIAL IMPACT BONDS GLOBALLY
Johannes Ebeling - Managing Director , BioCarbon Group

03:30 PM
VENTURE PHILANTHOPY AND THE ROLE OF ENDOWMENTS
Manish Miglani - Investment Director , NESTA

04:00 PM
a review of GLOBAL sdg DEVELOPMENTS
Luciana Antonini Ribeiro - Founding Partner , EB Capital

04:15 PM
DRINKS RECEPTION

05:00 PM
END OF DAY 1 - CONFERENCE DAY ONE – APRIL 24, 2019

25TH APRIL
08:00 AM
REGISTRATIONS

09:00 AM
KEYNOTE I: THE ROLE OF BANKS IN IMPACT INVESTING
Alan Rousso - Managing Director , EBRD

09:20 AM
KEYNOTE II: TRANSFORMING SOCIAL INVESTMENTS WITH IMPACT STRATEGIES
Michele Giddens - Co-Founder and Partner , BRIDGES FUND MANAGEMENT

09:40 AM
KEYNOTE III: HOW SOCIAL ENTERPRISES CAN PLAY A ROLE IN IMPACT INVESTING
Mauricio RODRIGUES - Co-Head, Impact Investing , BARCLAYS WEALTH

10:00 AM
KEYNOTE IV: GLOBAL HOUSING MARKET – AND THE NEED FOR IMPACT INVESTING

10:20 AM
NETWORKING & REFRESHMENT BREAK
Severin Luebke - Lead for the Impact Programme , DFID (Department for International Development)

10:50 AM
KEYNOTE V: USING IoT (INTERNET OF THINGS) IN IMPACT INVESTING STRATEGY
Tom Britton - Co-Founder , SYNDICATEROOM

11:10 AM
EXPLORING: SOCIAL FINANCE TRENDS – ALTERNATIVE AND BLENDED FINANCE STRATEGIES
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

11:30 PM
PANEL DISCUSSION: EXPLORING NEW OPPORTUNITIES IN IMPACT INVESTING MARET GLOBALLY
Nigel Kershaw OBE - Chair , The Big Issue Group

12:30 PM
LUNCH BREAK

01:30 PM
TAKING GLOBAL AGRICULTURE TO NEXT LEVEL WITH IMPACT INVESTING
Alexander Brunner - Head of Impact Investments , LGT Bank (Zurich)

01:45 PM
DEFINING GOALS & METRICS IN IMPACT INVESTING WITH SDGS & BIG DATA
Sam Preece - CEO , Clean Invest Africa PLC

02:00 PM
NAVIGATING THE MILLENIALS OPPORTUNITY IN IMPACT INVESTING
Kanini Mutooni - Director-Investment East Africa Trade and Investment Hub , USAID

02:15 PM
IMPACT INVESTING IN HEALTHCARE
Hannah Schiff - Manager, Research , GIIN (Global Impact Investing Network)

02:45 PM
NETWORKING & REFRESHMENT BREAK

03:15 PM
HOW VENTURE CAPITAL & PRIVATE EQUITY CAN MAKE POSITIVE IMPACT
Inge Relph - Head of Sustainability and Strategic Relationships , LYKKE CORPORATION

03:30 PM
IMPACT INVESTING IN EDUCATION
Klaus-Michael Christensen - President , Swiss Impact Investment Association (SIIA)

03:45 PM
A REVIEW OF MARKET FORECASTS 2020 FOR IMPACT INVESTING SECTOR WORLDWIDE
McKinsey & Company - (Speaker TBC)

04:15 PM
END OF DAY 2 - END OF IMPACT INVESTING WORLD FORUM 2019