East and Southeast Asia Impact Investing Forum
Mar 14-15, 2013
The University of Hong Kong
Email: iifhk2013@acvmail.org Phone: +852 3478 7375







Program

DAY 1 - March 14,  2013

Time

Session Descriptions

8:30am

Registration & Breakfast

9:30am

Welcome Speech - An Introduction to the E/SE Impact Investing Landscape

Welcome: Prof. John Burns, University of Hong Kong

Welcome: Philo Alto, Asia Community Ventures

10:00am

Making the Global Connection: Accelerating Impact Investing Worldwide

Margot Brandenburg, Rockefeller Foundation

10:20am

Making Impact Investing Happen Locally: Shaping A Regional Action Agenda

Moderator: Ming Wong, ACV

Panel members:

  • Wayne Silby, Calvert Foundation
  • Annie Chen, RS Group
  • Elliott Donnelly, White Sand Investor Group
  • Catlin Powers, One Earth Designs

11:35am

Preparation for Table Discussions

12:00pm

Networking Lunch & Table Discussions

1:00pm

Break

1:30pm

Making Impact Investing Happen Locally: Diving Into Our Four Priority Pillars for Change 

Panel Discussions

I. Growing the Demand Side: Building a Culture of High-Performing Impact Entrepreneurs

Moderator: Sunit Shrestra, Change Fusion

Panel Members:

  • Francis Ngai, Social Ventures Hong Kong
  • Joan Yao, LGT Venture
  • Abbie Jung, Synergy Social Ventures
  • Nicholas Lazos, Insitor

II. Enabling Policy Environment: The Role of Government in the Impact Economy

Moderator: Ada Wong, MaD & Good Lab

Panel Members:

  • Kim Salkeld, Hong Kong SAR Government
  • Eui-Seung Kim, Seoul Metropolitan Government
  • Watanan Petersik, Lien Centre for Social Innovation
  • Tao Zhang, China Impact Fund

III. Impact at Scale: Unlocking New and Larger Sources of Impact Capital

Moderator: Scott Lawson, SOW Foundation

Panel Members:

  • Eric Savage, Unitus Capital
  • Paul Cheng, Shared Impact
  • En Lee, IIX Asia
  • Hiroyuki Tsuzaki, ARUN

IV. Impact Measurement

Moderator: Margot Brandenburg, Rockefeller Foundation

Panel Members:

  • Toshihiro Nakamura, Kopernik
  • Durreen Shahnaz, IIX Asia
  • Ken Ito, AVPN Japan
  • Carolien de Bruin, Monitor Deloitte

2:45pm

Break

3:15pm

Keynote Conversation
An Intrapreneurial Perspective to Impact Investing: Making Change Happen in Australia

Rosemary Addis, Australian Government with Jed Emerson, Blended Value

4:00pm

Keynote Speech

Prof. Stephen Cheung, Chair of Social Innovation & Entrepreneurship Development Task Force in Hong Kong

4:30pm

Announcement of the Impact Economy Innovations Fund

5:15pm

Cocktails

   

DAY 2 - Workshop (By Invitation Only)

 

* Program and/or speakers may be updated (Last update: 7 Mar, 2013)