2019 Future of Social Ventures Conference & GSVC Global Finals

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Haas School of Business, UC Berkeley

2220 Piedmont Avenue

Berkeley, CA 94720

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Join us for the 2019 Future of Social Ventures Conference and GSVC Global Finals, celebrating GSVC's 20 Years of Impact!

Join us on Friday, April 5th at UC Berkeley’s Haas School of Business for the annual Future of Social Ventures Conference, bringing together members of the social impact community to advance practice, learning, and acceleration for social ventures. This year’s conference celebrates the 20th Anniversary of the Global Social Venture Competition and the theme of Technology for Good. The conference will feature speakers and interactive sessions with experts in the field of social impact, as well as presentations from the Global Finalists of the 2019 Global Social Venture Competition.

Speakers from IDEO, Mastercard and PayPal will lead sessions on Design Thinking and Financial Inclusion, and the afternoon will feature the Global Finalists teams of the 2019 Global Social Venture Competition.




Agenda:

8:15 AM: Registration Opens
8:45 - 10:00 AM: Panel Session

  • The Promise and Peril of Emerging Technologies for Social Good: Shashi Buluswar, Instutite for Transformative Technologies, and Molly Turner, Berkeley Haas

10:15 - 11:45 AM: Concurrent Sessions

  • Future of Food: A Design-Thinking Session with IDEO (Ticket Required*)
  • Advancing Financial Inclusion in a Transforming Global Economy: Arturo Franco, Mastercard Center for Inclusive Growth, and Ivy Lau, PayPal's Social Innovation Team

12:00 - 1:00 PM: Panel Session

  • The Social Entrepreneur's Journey: Chid Liberty, Liberty and Justice, and Ashley Hanson, Intercom

1:00 - 2:00 PM: Lunch and Networking
2:00 - 5:30 PM: GSVC: 2019 Global Finalist Team Presentations
6:00 - 8:00 PM: 20th Anniversary Celebration Reception and Awards Ceremony

*Tickets for the Design Thinking Session with IDEO will be available on a first-come, first-serve basis at registration beginning at 8:15 AM, so arrive early to secure your spot!

All sessions and events will take place at the Haas School of Business at UC Berkeley, 2220 Piedmont Avenue, Berkeley, CA.



Getting to UC Berkeley / Parking Options:

Parking on the UC Berkeley campus is limited. We strongly recommend alternate/public transportation if that is a convenient option for you. Should you choose to drive, there are a few public lots on or near campus – the closest parking lots to the Haas School of Business are the Stadium Garage, Underhill Garage, and Witter Lot. Locations and pricing details are listed in the link here: http://pt.berkeley.edu/parking/visitor/lots-pricing

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Haas School of Business, UC Berkeley

2220 Piedmont Avenue

Berkeley, CA 94720

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Refunds up to 7 days before event

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