AGENDA 2019

Latest agenda for Impact Investing Summit 2019 being held in London on December 4-5, 2019.

4TH DEC
08:00
REGISTRATIONS OPEN FOR 2019

08:55
WELCOME REMARKS AND OVERVIEW

09:00
KEYNOTE I: Evolutions in philanthropy – and their role in impact investing

Nicholas Glicher, COO, Thomson Reuters Foundation

09:20
KEYNOTE II: IMPACT INVESTING IS THE NEW NORMAL

Lea Blinoff, Ex-Managing Director, Credit Suisse

09:40
KEYNOTE III: EU support for impact investors in developing countries

Kay Parplies, DG Economic and Financial Affairs & Head of Unit, European Commission

10:00
KEYNOTE IV: Democratising Capital

Nigel Kershaw, Chair, BIG ISSUE

10:20
NETWORKING & REFRESHMENT BREAK

10:50
KEYNOTE V: An Introduction to Yunus Social Business Global Initiatives

Tasnima Islam, Global Director of Strategic Ventures; Head of UK, YUNUS SOCIAL BUSINESS

11:10
KEYNOTE VI: why governments are key partners in impact investing

  • Nigel Ball - Executive Director, GO Lab, Oxford University

11:30
PANEL DISCUSSION: LATEST TRENDS IN IMPACT INVESTING & MEASURING IMPACT

  • Moderator: 
  • Michael Azlen, CAIA, CFP Founder and CEO Carbon Cap Limited
  • Panelists: 
  • Nigel Kershaw, Chair, BIG ISSUE
  • Kay Parplies, DG Economic, Financial Affairs & Head of Unit, European Commission
  • Lea Blinoff, Ex-Managing Director, Credit Suisse
  • Tasnima Islam, Global Director of Strategic Ventures; YUNUS SOCIAL BUSINESS

12:30
LUNCH BREAK

13:30
Climate Change and Carbon as an Impact Asset Class

Michael Azlen, CEO, Carbon Cap Management LLP
13:45
Do climate-themed funds deliver on their promises?

Hortense Bioy, Director, Morningstar

14:00
How to move from an observer to an investor

Jonathan Dean, Head of Impact Investing, AXA IM

14:15
Social Funds – impact investing that tackles social and business challenges

Anna Korzeniewska, Social Impact Alliance, CEE

14:30
NETWORKING & REFRESHMENT BREAK

15:15
Maximising the impact of health research and innovation

Sinclair Dunlop, Managing Partner, Epidarex Capital

15:30
How to use AI for Impact Investing

Dr. Jeremy Sosabowski, Executive Director, AlgoDynamix

15:45
Investors’ role on the SDGs - the new dimension of Impact investing.

Kaori Shigiya, Senior Specialist, UNPRI

16:00
Catalytic Capital: What is it, and why does it matter?

Harvey Koh, Managing Director, FSG

16:15
DRINKS RECEPTION

17:00
END OF DAY 1 - CONFERENCE DAY ONE – DEC 4, 2019

5TH DEC
08:00
REGISTRATION

09:00
Reaching the next billion - a precision approach to impact investing in emerging economies

Anjani Bansal, Deputy Director,  Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

09:20
KEYNOTE II: Developing responsible investments: From exclusion/ESG integration to impact

Karim Sayyad, Senior Analyst, Nordea Asset Management

09:40
KEYNOTE III: OUTCOMES-BASED FUNDING AT SCALE - AND THE IMPLICATIONS FOR INVESTORS

Mila Lukic, Partner, Bridges Fund Management

10:00
KEYNOTE IV: Full spectrum impact – connecting depth to breadth

Cliff Prior, CEO, Big Society Capital

10:20
NETWORKING & REFRESHMENT BREAK

10:50
KEYNOTE V: A case study from Cancer Research UK - the convergence of philanthropy and impact investing.

Sianne Haldane, Solicitor, Head of Planned Giving Philanthropy, Cancer Research UK

11:10
KEYNOTE VI: The future of philanthropy. And its role in impact investing

  • Sophie Eisenmann - Head of Philanthropy Services, DE - UBS

11:30
PANEL DISCUSSION: SUSTAINABLE INVESTING: EMERGING TRENDS AND OPPORTUNITIES

  • Moderator:
  • Roshni Bandesha, Senior Manager, Impact Labs, LEAPFROG INVESTMENTS
  • Panelists: 
  • Xenia von Croÿ, European Community Manager, The ImPact
  • Sophie Eisenmann, Head of Philanthropy Services, DE - UBS
  • Cliff Prior, CEO, Big Society Capital
  • Anjani Bansal, Deputy Director,  Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

12:30
LUNCH BREAK

13:30
Scaling-Up Financing for SDGs in Asia: Insights from Practitioners

Naveen Jha - Founder & Chairperson - Sandbox startups

13:45
FIXED INCOME INVESTORS: MAKING AN IMPACT THROUGH ENGAGEMENT

Mitch Reznick, CFA & Co-head of Credit and Head of Credit Research, Hermes Investment Management

14:00
Bringing Impact Home - The role of impact investing in the supply of housing to developed markets

Padraig Rushe, CEO,  Initiative Ireland

14:15
A Blue Impact Fund for Ocean Recovery.

Alicia Gibson, Associate at Environmental Finance

14:30
NETWORKING & REFRESHMENT BREAK

15:15
Oxfam’s EDP: Patient Capital with a Gender Lens

Anup Mysoor, Board MemberOxfam | Enterprise Development Programme

15:30
Exploring Climate Bonds

Serena Vento, Partnership, Climate Bonds Initiative

15:45
WHY IMPACT INVESTMENT and WHY TO CONVERT

Ben Banerjee, President & Co-founder Swiss Impact Investment Association

16:15
END OF DAY 2 - END OF SUMMIT 2019