8:30am - 9:00am Common corridor

9:30am - 10:45am Room Z209 / Main Auditorium

Capacity building is about improving the effectiveness of social purpose organizations (SPOs) to deliver on social outcomes. This plenary session taps into the experience of our speakers to explore the lessons learnt in their respective capacity building journeys.
Paul Carttar

US Social Innovation Fund

Elizabeth Riker

New Profit

Naghma Mulla

EdelGive Foundation

Cliff Prior

Big Society Capital

Joyce Teo

The Community Foundation of Singapore

10:45am - 11:15am Common corridor

11:15am - 12:45pm Room Z205

Global warming affects all people and ecosystems, but particularly the poor who suffer disproportionately. This session will highlight how to leverage resources and engage in partnerships to stabilize climate change and create social impact.
Jeannette Gurung

Women Organizing for Change in Agriculture and Natural Resource Management (WOCAN)

Julia Brickell

International Finance Corporation (IFC)

Gary White


Prerana Langa


11:15am - 12:45pm Room Z206

Digital transformation is one of the megatrends revolutionizing every industry. This session will explore how venture philanthropy and social investment can maximise their digital progress through new approaches and vehicles.
Tris Lumley

New Philanthropy Capital

Jake Layes


Sylvia Cadena

APNIC Foundation / ISIF Asia

11:15am - 12:45pm Room Z207

"Paying for results" is an innovative model that acquires funds for social impact projects by targeting non-social stakeholders. This session will examine their effectiveness and ability to successfully engage in multi-sector collaboration to date.
Amitav Virmani

The Education Alliance

Ken Ito


Clara Barby

Bridges Ventures

11:15am - 12:45pm Room Z211

Governments and social enterprises can be effective allies. This session will explore the levers that government has at its disposal to enable social enterprises and social investment to flourish in Asia.
Tristan Ace

British Council

Nuttaphong Jaruwannaphong

Thai Social Enterprise Office (TSEO)

Jonathan Tsuen Yip Wong

United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific

Cliff Prior

Big Society Capital

Mohini Bhatia

World Bank Group

11:15am - 12:45pm Room Z209

Impact Assessment is coming of age. Every funder wants it and every social enterprise or non-profit has to do it. The session aims to map the new mature stage of impact assessment in Asia and globally and then delve into some opportunities at this juncture.
Priscilla Boiardi

European Venture Philanthropy Association (EVPA)

Jeremy Nicholls

Social Value International

Eric Stowe


Derek Handley

Aera Foundation

Lehui Liang

Social Ventures Hong Kong

12:45pm - 1:45pm Common corridor

1:45pm - 3:15pm Room Z205

Collective Impact is where funders and the community work collectively together to achieve social goals. This session will explore the development and execution of Collective Impact cases from Australia, Malaysia and Hong Kong.
Tris Lumley

New Philanthropy Capital

Patricia Lau

HKSAR Government, Efficiency Unit

Angeline Chin

Credit Suisse

Seri Renkin

Ten20 Foundation

Chang Liu

ACCESS Health International

1:45pm - 3:15pm Room Z211

Faith-based organizations play a major role in social development efforts worldwide. This session will highlight faith-based organization's collaborative engagement with secular networks and contributions to social impact projects.
Christy Davis

World Vision International

Yuk Lynn Woo Chen

Seeds Foundation

Jeby Cherian

Isha Leadership Academy

Vijaye Bawri

Assam Don Bosco University

1:45pm - 3:15pm Room Z207

Philanthropy has been rapidly changing with new trends and players across the globe. This session will present the work of organizations around the world collecting and using data for better philanthropic outcomes.
Helena Monteiro

Worldwide Initiatives for Grantmaker Support Inc. (WINGS)

Firoz Ladak

The Edmond de Rothschild Foundations

Adam Pickering

Charities Aid Foundation (CAF)

Arif Ekram

Foundation Center

1:45pm - 3:15pm Room Z209

Incubators and accelerators are key to providing start-ups the ability to do what they had planned to do faster. This session will gather industry experts from Singapore, Hong Kong, Korea and the UK to zoom in on how incubators helps social enterprises move up.
Jonathan Tan

RAISE Singapore Centre for Social Enterprise

Wonyoung Kim

Crevisse Partners

Krisztina Tora

Global Steering Group

Anthony Wong

The Hong Kong Council of Social Service

Stefan Maard

DIVA Ventures L3C

1:45pm - 3:45pm Room Z206

Rachel Korberg

The Rockefeller Foundation

Andrew Gerard

The Global Knowledge Initiative (GKI)

Manmeet Mehta

The Global Knowledge Initiative (GKI)

Pariphan Uawithya

The Rockefeller Foundation

3:15pm - 3:45pm Common corridor

3:45pm - 5:00pm Room Z209 / Main Auditorium

Family businesses are an integral part of Asian economies. This plenary session will explore issues relating to family business succession and social capital maximization with a special emphasis on nextgen's role in catalyzing social impact initiatives.
Melissa Kwee

National Volunteer & Philanthropy Centre (NVPC)

James Chen

The Chen Yet-Sen Family Foundation

Anton Wong

BNP Paribas Wealth Management

Alexandre Mars

Epic Foundation

5:00pm - 5:15pm Room Z209 / Main Auditorium

John C Tsang

Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region

5:15pm - 5:45pm