2012 Agenda- Day One

PRE- CONFERENCE ACTIVITIES

Thursday, April 19th- Sunday, April 22nd

See  SUSTAINATOPIA  (www.sustainatopia.com)

 

 CONFERENCE OPENING

12:30 PM- 1:15 PM:   CONFERENCE OPENING

  •  OPENING REMARKS:   JOHN ROSSER, SUSTAINATOPIA                  & THE IMPACT CONFERENCE
  • INTRODUCTION TO IMPACT & OUR OCEANS CONFERENCE (w/PARTNERS VIRGIN OCEANIC & TRITON SUBMARINE)
  • OPENING KEYNOTE:  JEAN-PHILIPPE DE SCHREVEL,                        BLUE ORCHARD

 

1:15PM- 2:15PM:  

How to Maximize Financial Returns from Impact Investments

  • MODERATOR: LAUREN BURNHILL, ONE PLANET VENTURES
  • SPEAKERS:  CHRISTIAN NOVAK, TBC Capital, DELILAH ROTHENBERG, Development Capital Strategies, JOCELYN CORTEZ- YOUNG, Minerva Capital Management

 Media2Movements  (discussion on how Media fosters Movements)

  • MODERATOR/SPEAKER: DAVID ADAMS, Thomson Reuters
  • SPEAKERS: JASON RZEPKA, MTV,  NICHOLAS IBARGUEN, PODER, AMAURY BLONDET, Discovery Networks

Made By Survivors: Exploring Issues of Human Slavery + Work

  • SPEAKERS: DR. ELIZABETH GOLDBERG, Babson,                           JOHN BERGER, Made by Survivors,  DR. LILI HERMAN, Rhode Island School of Design
  • Impact & Our Oceans (panel to be announced)
  • Sustainable Haiti Conference- see www.haiticonference.com

 

2:15PM- 3:15PM

New Funding Initiatives in Social Enterprise

  •  MODERATOR: STEVEN SALSBERG, The Salsberg Group,  SPEAKERS:  JUAN PABLO CAPPELLO, IDEA.ME, EDUARDO ALARCON, Cause Populi, SETH ELLIOTT, Engage Media Technologies

Global Trends in Green Finance

  • MODERATOR: DR. THOMAS KRABEC, University of Prague, JENNY MAY, Planet Verde Capital, SEAN O’HANLON, American Biofuels Council, YUDA SAYDUN, ClimeCo
  •  Impact & Our Oceans  (panel to be announced)
  •  Sustainable Haiti Conference – see www.haiticonference.com

 

3:15PM- 3:45PM     Networking Session


3:45PM- 4:45PM            Evaluating Entrepreneurs; Practicing the Pitch

  • Moderator: HOWARD J. FINKELSTEIN, Law Offices, JAMIE ROSENBERG, KLEO, BEN SANDZER-BELL, CO2 Bambu, MARIA RODRIGUEZ, ByoEarth (invited), JENNIFER SMITH, Community Carbon Trees

 Inspiration and Vision: How Design actually works

  • Moderator/Speaker:  JOCELYN WYATT, IDEO.ORG,  BJARKE INGELS, BIG, ANKE DOMASKE, Mademoiselle Chi Chi
  • Impact & Our Oceans  (panel to be announced)
  • Sustainable Haiti Conference- see www.haiticonference.com

 

5:00PM- 6:00PM

Impact Investments in the Latin America: A Pan-Regional Discussion

  • Moderator:  LAUREN BURNHILL, One Planet Ventures
  • Speakers:  DANIEL IZZO, Vox Capital,  ALEX ROSSI, Latin Idea Ventures,  SERGE ELKINER, YellowPepper

Gender Lens Investing

  • Moderator/Speaker: LIZ HAMBURG, Chair of NY Board of Women’s Initiative
  • Speakers:  BETHANN KASSMAN, Go Beyond Networks, NJIDEKA HARRY, Youth For Technology Foundation, KATHLEEN FELIX, Fonkoze

Investing By Diaspora

  • Moderator/Speaker JOHNNY CELESTIN, Haiti Fund For Innovation + ANDY ALTENA, Union Adina
  • Impact & Our Oceans   (panel to be announced)
  • Sustainable Haiti Conference- see www.haiticonference.com

 

 6:15PM- 7:45PM    

  • VIP NETWORKING at the Jackie Gleason Theater

7:45PM- 10:15PM

  • SUSTAINATOPIA HONORS 2012 at the Jackie Gleason Theater

 

** END OF DAY 1 **