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Previous Social Innovation Summit Agenda

Social Innovation Summit 2017 will be held June 6-8 in Chicago. We are looking forward to another amazing event bringing together the top leaders from around the world for an intense series of discussions, debates and networking.

Please find our previous agenda below and check back for updates!




DAY ONE: TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 15, 2016


8:00am - 9:00am


MAIN CONFERENCE: WELCOME & REGISTRATION

Session 1 | Partnering with Purpose

Welcome: Zeev Klein, Founder & Curator of Social Innovation Summit; General Partner Landmark Ventures
Session Leader: Aaron Hurst,
Chief Executive Officer Imperative

9:00am - 9:05am

WELCOME
9:05am - 9:15am

INTRODUCTION BY SESSION LEADER [video]
9:15am - 9:35am CODE TRIPPIN’: LESSONS FROM THE ROAD TO A COMPUTER SCIENCE CAREER [video]
  • Natalie Melo, Roadtripper Roadtrip Nation
  • Zoed Mora, Roadtripper Roadtrip Nation
  • Robin Máxkii, Roadtripper Roadtrip Nation
  • Moderator: Mary Snapp, Corporate Vice President, Philanthropies Microsoft
9:35am - 9:40am

SOLVING THE GLOBAL YOUTH UNEMPLOYMENT CRISIS [video]
  • Martha Laboissiere, Program Director - Generation USA; Senior Expert McKinsey & Company
9:40am - 9:50am

CATALYZING OUR POTENTIAL [video]
  • William Crowder, Early Stage Investor and Startup Advisor Comcast Ventures
9:50am - 9:55am

CIRCULAR ECONOMY: A SUSTAINABLE CASE STUDY [video]
  • Annukka Dickens, Director, Global Supply Chain Responsibility HP
9:55am - 10:15am BUILDING A CULTURE OF INNOVATION AND IMPACT [video]
  • Douglas Merritt, President & Chief Executive Officer Splunk
  • Moderator: Daniel Lurie, Chief Executive Officer & Founder Tipping Point
10:15am - 10:30am TRANSITION TO MORNING COFFEE BREAK
10:30am - 11:20am NETWORKING & INTERACTIVE BOARDROOM WORKSHOPS
BOARDROOM #1
EDUCATION - BEYOND THE CLASSROOM
  • Preston Smith, Co-Founder, Chief Executive Officer & President – Rocketship Education
  • Joe Verrengia, Global Director, Corporate Social Responsibility – Arrow Electronics
  • Sean Murphy, Chief Executive Officer – Inner City Advisors
  • Gordon Jackson, Deputy Director – CA Department of Education
  • Moderator: Aaron North, Vice President, Education – Kauffman Foundation
BOARDROOM #2
MYTH OF THE MISSING PIPELINE IN ENTREPRENEURSHIP
  • Emily Yu, Vice President, Marketing & Partnerships The Case Foundation
  • Ramona Miranda Ortega, Founder & Chief Executive Officer – My Money My Future
  • Christine Mosely, Founder & Chief Executive Officer – Full Harvest
  • Moderator: Jamie Sears, Executive Director, Community Affairs & Corporate Responsibility – UBS
    BOARDROOM #3
    GOING BEYOND CSR: LEVERAGING YOUR ASSETS TO SCALE MEANINGFUL IMPACT
    • Allison Baum, Managing Partner Fresco Capital
    • Amy Lesnick, Chief Executive & President – Pledge 1%
    • Erin Reilly, Executive Director – Twilio.org
    • Moderator: Kriss Deiglmeier, Chief Executive Officer – Tides
      BOARDROOM #4
      INNOVATION FOR GOOD: EFFECTIVE PUBLIC PRIVATE PARTNERSHIPS
      • Charlie Hale, Head, Public Policy & Community Partnerships Pinterest
      • Stephen Ewell, Executive Director, Foundation Consumer Technology Association Foundation
      • Jay Nath, Chief Innovation Officer City of San Francisco
      • Zvika Krieger, Representative to Silicon Valley & Senior Advisor for Technology and Innovation U.S. Department of State
      • Moderator: Anne Black, President, Goldman Sachs Gives – Goldman Sachs
      11:20am - 11:30am TRANSITION BACK TO GENERAL SESSION
      Session 2 | Society, Jobs & Assets

      Session Leader: Tami Rosen, Social Innovation Ambassador

      11:30am - 11:40am

      INTRODUCTION BY SESSION LEADER [video]
      11:40am - 11:50am A PROSECUTOR'S VISION FOR A BETTER JUSTICE SYSTEM [video]
      • Adam Foss, Juvenile Justice Reformer
      11:50am - 12:10pm

      CANDID CONVERSATIONS: RACE, PRISON AND PURPOSE [video]
      • Tommy Safian, Co-Founder & Executive Director Refoundry
      • Moderator: Shannon Schuyler, Principal, Chief Purpose Officer & Corporate Responsibility Leader PwC
      12:10pm - 12:20pm VETERANS HAVE THE DRIVE [video]
      • Todd Bowers, Director, UberMILITARY Uber
      12:20pm - 12:40pm LET'S END HUMAN TRAFFICKING: MODERN-DAY SLAVERY IN AMERICA [video]
      • Julia Ormond, Actress, Humanitarian; Founder & President Advancing Systemic Solutions to End Enslavement and Trafficking (ASSET)
      • Moderator: Andrew MortonPartner and Chair, Sports & Entertainment Philanthropy – Handler Thayer, LLP


      12:40pm - 2:00pm


      GROUP LUNCH & NETWORKING

      Session 3 | Science, Technology & Entreprenuership

      Session Leader: Matthew McCall, Partner – Pritzker Group Venture Capital

      2:00pm - 2:10pm

      INTRODUCTION BY SESSION LEADER [video]
      2:10pm - 2:30pm DEMOCRATIZING ENTREPRENEURSHIP: LEVERAGING EDUCATION TO DRIVE INNOVATION [video]
      • Alicia Herald, Senior Education Innovation Fellow – Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation
      • Julie Hanna, Presidential Ambassador for Global Entrepreneurship (PAGE) – Kiva
      • Moderator: Sarah Heck, Director, Global Engagement – The White House
      2:30pm - 2:40pm

      EXPLORING NEW FRONTIERS OF DIGITAL HEALTHCARE [video]
      • Jody Holtzman, Senior Vice President, Market Innovation AARP
      2:40pm - 2:50pm

      THE ART OF CONNECTION [video]
      • Baya Voce, Speaker, Host 'The Art of Connection', Relationship Curator
      2:50pm - 3:00pm INVESTING IN INVENTORS [video]
      • Janet Coffey, Program Officer, Science Learning Gordon & Betty Moore Foundation
      3:00pm - 3:10pm PERSEVERANCE AND PERSPECTIVE [video]
      • Luke Weber, Cancer Survivor Cycle for Survival / Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
      3:10pm - 3:25pm TRANSITION TO AFTERNOON COFFEE BREAK
      3:25pm - 4:15pm NETWORKING & INTERACTIVE BOARDROOM WORKSHOPS
      BOARDROOM #1
      PURPOSE-DRIVEN BRANDS: THE JOURNEY TO REALIZING YOUR MISSION
      • Cammie Erickson, Social Impact & Innovation – LinkedIn
      • Philippe Lacamp, Senior Vice President, Americas – Cathay Pacific
      • Sara Lawrence, Director, Citizen AOL AOL
      • Elizabeth Scharpf, Founder & CEO – Sustainable Health Enterprises (SHE)
      • Moderator: Abby Brennan, Senior Manager, Purpose Strategy & Activation – PwC
      BOARDROOM #2
      DIVERSITY & INCLUSION IN THE WORKPLACE
      • David Kim, Head, Global Diversity, Inclusion & CSR Electronic Arts
      • Damien Hooper-Campbell, Chief Diversity Officer eBay
      • Vicki Saunders, Founder SheEO
      • Moderator: Tami Rosen, Social Innovation Ambassador
          BOARDROOM #3
          MAKER CITIES: PRACTICAL OPPORTUNITIES FOR ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, SKILLS & INCLUSION
          • Sherry Huss, Co-Founder, Make Faire; Vice President Maker Media
          • Mark Muro, Senior Fellow & Policy Director, Metropolitan Policy Program Brookings Institution
          • Kate Sofis, Chief Executive Officer SF Made
          • Moderator: Peter Hirshberg, Chairman City Innovate Foundation

              BOARDROOM #4
              TECH LEADERS FOR GOOD
              • Corey Marshall, Director, Splunk4Good Splunk
              • Libby Craig, Bay Area, Director Crisis Text Line
              • Paul Arnpriester, Manager, Technology Strategy CDW
              • Rose Afriyie, President & Executive Director mRelief
              • Moderator: Erin Reilly, Executive Director Twilio.org

                4:15pm - 4:25pm TRANSITION BACK TO GENERAL SESSION
                Session 4 | Inspired Impact

                Session Leader: Zeev Klein, Founder & Curator of Social Innovation Summit; General Partner Landmark Ventures

                4:25pm - 4:30pm

                INTRODUCTION BY SESSION LEADER
                4:30pm - 4:40pm MORE GOOD VS. MORE GOODS: DOES MOMENTUM IN THE SOCIAL ECONOMY HOLD THE KEY TO A BETTER WORLD? [video]
                • Catherine LaCour, Senior Vice President, Corporate Marketing Blackbaud
                4:40pm - 5:10pm THE LATE NIGHT "IMPACT" SHOW [video]
                • Marian Salzman, ‎Chairman, Global Collective & Chief Executive Officer, North America, Havas PR Havas Worldwide
                • Stuart Thorn, Former President & Chief Executive Officer Southwire Company
                • Michael Masserman, Senior Director, Federal & International Government RelationsLyft
                • Hosted By: Daryl Brewster, Chief Executive Officer – CECP

                5:10pm - 7:10pm


                NETWORKING & COCKTAIL RECEPTION



                DAY TWO: WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 16, 2016


                8:00am - 9:00am


                WELCOME & REGISTRATION

                Session 5 | Building the Next Generation

                Session Leader: Yvonne Thomas, Director, Global Programs – Microsoft Philanthropies

                9:00am - 9:10am

                INTRODUCTION BY SESSION LEADER [video]
                9:10am - 9:20am MAKER CITY: A PRACTICAL GUIDE FOR REINVENTING OUR CITIES [video]
                • Peter Hirshberg, Chairman City Innovate Foundation
                9:20am - 9:35am HOW THE CROWD WILL CHANGE EDUCATION [video]
                • Charles Best, Founder & Chief Executive Officer – DonorsChoose.org
                9:35am - 9:55am THINKING ABOUT IMPACT INSIDE AND OUTSIDE THE BOX [video]
                • Aaron Levie, Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer – Box
                • Moderator: Zeev Klein, Founder & Curator of Social Innovation Summit; General Partner – Landmark Ventures

                INTERACTIVE TIME – BRINGING ENGAGEMENT TO LIFE
                This is a special time during our summit where peers come together to discuss many of the themes, ideas and opportunities for engagement. Hosted on the second day of our event, this specially elongated session offers the opportunity for all participants to play an engaged role in the outcomes that emerge from the discussions.

                9:55am - 11:35am YOUR PERSONALIZED ENGAGEMENT: THEMED ROUNDTABLES
                INTERACTIVE ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSIONS
                Two Roundtable Sessions: Seating #1 - 10:05 AM | Seating #2 - 10:55 AM

                ACCELERATING SOCIAL TRANSFORMATION
                • Akhtar Badshah, Founder & Chief Catalyst – Catalytic Innovators Group
                FINANCIAL INCLUSION
                • Alex Lazarow, Principal, Investments – Omidyar Network
                ECOSYSTEMS FOR INNOVATION IN EDUCATION
                • Alicia Herald, Senior Education Innovation Fellow – Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation
                FOOD WASTE
                • Andrew Kaplan, Director of Yum-o! Organization; Director, Special Projects – Rachael Ray
                PRODUCT DONATIONS AND PRO BONO
                • David Geilhufe, Senior Director – Netsuite.org
                WOMEN IN THE WORKPLACE: THE STATE OF WOMEN IN CORPORATE AMERICA
                • Emily Koh, Circles Lead – Lean In
                RELATIONSHIPS & DATA: DESIGNING YOUR OWN C.I.A. (COMMUNITY INTELLIGENCE AGENCY)
                • Erin Dobson, Director, Community Engagement – Executive Office of Melinda Gates
                GENDER EQUITY
                • Jason Rissman, Managing Director – IDEO
                SUSTAINABILITY IN THE 21ST CENTURY
                • Joshua Levin, Co-Founder & Chief Strategy Officer – OpenInvest
                THE INTERNET OF CHANGE
                • Karl Burkart, Director of Strategic Initiatives – Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation
                EDUCATION
                • Maddy Philipp, Manager – Discovery Education
                DIGITAL STRATEGY FOR IMPACT
                • Naseem Sayani, Founder & Partner – Digital Oxygen
                BUILDING SUCCESSFUL COMMUNITIES
                • Nathan Maton, Community Program Manager – Google
                FUTURE FRONTIERS OF MEDICINE & HEALTH
                • Peter Wilderotter, President & Chief Executive Officer – Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation
                IMPACT INVESTING
                • Trevor Neilson, Chief Executive Officer – i(x) investments
                WORKSHOP: FAILING FORWARD –  IMPROV YOUR WAY TO SUCCESS
                • Zoe Galvez, Co-Founder – ImprovHQ
                • Betsy Crouch, Co-Founder – ImprovHQ
                • Julie Trell, Founder – Playful Purpose
                11:35am - 11:40am TRANSITION BACK TO GENERAL SESSION
                Session 6 | Our Shared Future

                Session Leader: Mel Ochoa, Chief Operating Officer Landmark Ventures

                11:40am - 11:50am

                INTRODUCTION BY SESSION LEADER [video]
                11:50am - 12:00pm
                ALL FOR ALL  HOW TO MAKE HEALTHY FOOD AFFORDABLE FOR EVERY TABLE [video]
                • Sam Polk, Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer Everytable
                12:00pm - 12:10pm EMPOWERING THE NEXT GENERATION OF DIGITAL HUMANITARIANS [video]
                • Rajesh Anandan, Senior Vice President, UNICEF Ventures, Co-creator UNICEF Kid Power UNICEF USA
                12:10pm - 12:30pm
                4TH & GOAL: BEING GOOD AT DOING GOOD [video]
                • Arian Foster, Founder - Arian Foster Family Foundation; NFL Running Back Miami Dolphins
                • Moderator: Marc Pollick, Founder & President The Giving Back Fund
                12:30pm - 12:45pm
                THE GREATEST THREAT TO OUR PLANET IS THE BELIEF THAT SOMEONE ELSE WILL SAVE IT [video]
                • Robert Swan, OBE, Polar Explorer & Environmental Leader 2041

                12:45pm - 2:00pm


                GROUP LUNCH & NETWORKING




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