SPEAKERS from 2020

Inspiring value-driven change

 

Keynote speakers

Associate Professor, School of Computer Science and Statistics at Trinity College Dublin
Chairman of the Circular Economy Steering Committee at the City of Prague, Co-founder of Institute of Circular Economy
Senior Researcher at the Faculty of Technology, Policy and Management at Delft University of Technology
Assistant Principal Circular Economy Division Department of the Environment, Climate & Communications

 

 

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AGENDA - 2020

 

Agenda 2020 - Day 1

 

Roadmap to Build Back Better
(all times are in GMT time zone, Dublin, Ireland)

09.45

Opening and Keynote - Systemic change for a green and just recovery

Mary Mac Sweeney

Mary Mac Sweeney

Deputy Head of Enterprise and Economic Development, Dublin City Council, Ireland

10.00 - 11.00

Creating a new Business As Usual

How can we use the power of innovation and collaboration to create a better economy that works for business, people and the planet?

Plenary panel discussion with Q&A

Neven Marinovic

Neven Marinovic

President, Euclid - The European Network for Social Enterprises and Impact-Driven Leaders
Josephine Nzerem

Josephine Nzerem

Regional Director of Ashoka Anglophone West Africa, Director at Venture and Talent, Ashoka Africa
Agnieszka Sznyk PhD

Agnieszka Sznyk

President of the Board, Institute of Innovation and Responsible Development, Poland
Diarmuid Torney

Dr. Diarmuid Torney

Associate professor, School of Law and Government Dublin City University


Moderator

Mary Mac Sweeney

Mary Mac Sweeney

Deputy Head of Enterprise and Economic Development, Dublin City Council, Ireland

 

11.00 - 12-00

In this together - Empowering collaboration to Build Back Better

Hackathons, online and real-life community activism to spark positive change

Breakout session with Q&A

Nicole Loeser

Nicole Loeser

Board Director, Institute for Art and Innovation, Berlin
CJ Palmer

Dr CJ Palmer

Founder, CEO Sustainable mPact™ , Sweden
Caitlin Hafer & Sophie Benoit

Caitlin Hafer & Sophie Benoit

Founders of What The Hack
Norman Thompson

Norman Thompson

Economic Development Researcher, Local Enterprise Office and Dublin City Council


Moderator

Chris MM Gordon

Chris MM Gordon

CEO, Irish Social Enterprise Network, Managing Partner of Collaboration Ireland

11.00 - 12-00

Responsible Innovation projects in action to Build Back Better

EU funded Responsible Research and Innovation projects to shape the future of business and policy

Breakout session with Q&A

Dr André Martinuzzi

André Martinuzzi

Head of the Institute for Managing Sustainability Vienna University of Economics and Business
Giulia Bubbolini

Giulia Bubbolini

COO, Agency of the Chamber of Commerce of Romagna, Italy
Dave Lewis

Dave Lewis

Associate Professor, School of Computer Science and Statistics at Trinity College Dublin
Laure Antoniotti

Laure Antoniotti

EU and corporate affairs manager, Eastern and Midland Regional Assembly, Ireland

Moderator

Dr. Roisin Lyons

Dr. Roisin Lyons

Assistant Professor of Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Dublin City University

12.00 - 12.30

Networking break

 

Changing the narrative

 

12.30 - 13.30

Communicating for Impact

The impact of the COVID pandemic on branding and engaging with your audience. Tools and trends that could help value-driven enterprises to embrace change!

Plenary panel discussion with Q&A

Jorgos Papadakis

Jorgos Papadakis

Marketing & Communications Director, European Venture Philanthropy Association, EVPA
Pat Brereton

Prof. Pat Brereton

School of Communications, Dublin CIty University
Marijke Prevoo

Marijke Prevoo

Community Builder at The INN Company
Tim Graham

Tim Graham

Stakeholder Engagement & Marketing Officer, Dublin Place Brand, Dublin City Council
Vikki Brennan

Vikki Brennan

CEO Proudly Made in Africa

Moderator

Zuzia Whelan

Zuzia Whelan

Journalist, Ethics in Tech podcast host

13.30 - 13.45

Launch event: Profit with Purpose magazine next issue

Look behind the scenes, meet with contributors and learn how you can get involved with the next edition!

13.45 - 14.45

Marketing as a force for good without greenwashing

Ways to make the most out of your communication strategy to drive positive change and business growth! How to create the magical mix of values, transparency and conversion!

Plenary panel discussion with Q&A

Laura Costello

Laura Costello

Senior Strategist – Purpose & Planet, THINKHOUSE marketing agency
Rosemary Walsh

Rosemary Walsh

Marketing Manager for Frank and Honest Gourmet Coffee Company
Eamonn Donlyn

Eamonn Donlyn

CEO Darwin & Goliath
Laura O’Connell

Laura O’Connell

Brand Manager for innocent drinks, Ireland

Moderated by

Szilvia Szabo

Szilvia Szabó

Managing Editor, Profit with Purpose Magazine | Business Spirit Platform

13.45 - 14.45

How to make an impact using visual media?

There are many ways to tell a powerful story that generates action. Learn about the latest tools, tricks to make your story stand out and make change happen!

Interactive breakout session

Hosted by

Tom Konings

Tom Konings

Creative Designer Media INN, The Netherlands

14.45 - 15.00

Launch event: Visual media challenge to move the World

Agenda 2020 - Day 2

 

Building resilient and sustainable businesses
(all times are in GMT time zone, Dublin, Ireland)

9.45 – 10.00

Opening and Keynote: Roadmap to a green and just recovery

Hazel Chu, Lord Mayor of Dublin

Hazel Chu

Lord Mayor of Dublin

10.00 - 11.00

Financing positive change

Investment trends about incorporating Sustainable Development Goals / ESG factors to achieve better Return on Investment. Exploring potential in natural capital and nature-based solutions.

Plenary panel discussion with Q&A

Ben Constable Maxwell

Ben Constable Maxwell

Head of Sustainable and Impact Investing, M&G Investments, UK
Chiara Davalli

Chiara Davalli

Senior Project Leader, European Business and Innovation Centre Network, EBN
Dr. Frank Aswani

Dr. Frank Aswani

CEO, African Venture Philanthropy Alliance (AVPA)
Tiina Ramstedt-Sen

Tiina Ramstedt-Sen

Advisor, Regional Development and Funding Council of Tampere Region, Finland


Moderator

Conor Carmody

Conor Carmody

Investor-Ready Manager Dublin Business Innovation Centre

11.00 - 12.00

Leaders of change

Leadership skills, methods and tools to deliver a positive impact and empower collaboration

Plenary panel discussion with Q&A

Corrina Grace

Corrina Grace

Social Innovator | Weaver | Systems Builder, Australia
David Lale

David Lale

Group CEO, Oxford HR Consultants
Ágota Bíró

Ágota Bíró

People Director, Emarsys
Tara Nolan

Tara Nolan

Master Certified Coach, Team Coach and "The Game of Teams" podcast host

Moderator

Márton Svékus

Márton Svékus

Partner at Flow Group, organisational culture and leadership development consultant

12.00 - 12.30

Networking break

 

Making Profit with Purpose the new Business As Usual
 

12.30 - 13.30

Accelerating innovative solutions to mainstream Profit with Purpose

Sustainability incubators, accelerator programmes and funding opportunities for value-driven enterprises

Plenary panel discussion with Q&A

Arunima Singh

Arunima Singh

Head of Venture Building, Yunus Social Business
Etienne Salborn

Etienne Salborn

Founder and Chief Empathy Officer, SINA (Social Innovation Academy), Uganda
Gorgi Krlev, PhD

Gorgi Krlev, PhD

University of Heidelberg, Centre for Social Investment (CSI)
Mary Mac Sweeney

Mary Mac Sweeney

Deputy Head of Enterprise and Economic Development, Dublin City Council, Ireland
Zsolt Bugarszki

Zsolt Bugarszki PhD

Social Entrepreneurship Incubation Program

Moderator

Chris MM Gordon

Chris MM Gordon

CEO, Irish Social Enterprise Network, Managing Partner of Collaboration Ireland

13.30 - 14.30

The business case of Circular Economy

Investment trends and business opportunities in Circular Economy solutions

Plenary panel discussion with Q&A

Sally-Anne Käsner

Sally-Anne Käsner

Director, Circular-Vision and the African Circular Economy Network
Vojtěch Vosecký

Vojtěch Vosecký

Chairman of the Circular Economy Steering Committee at the City of Prague, Co-founder of Institute of Circular Economy
Bernie Kiely

Bernie Kiely

Assistant Principal Circular Economy Division Department of the Environment, Climate & Communications
Karen Deignan

Karen Deignan

Co-Founder, SustainabilityWorks

Moderator

joanne rourke

Joanne Rourke

Resource Efficiency Officer, Eastern-Midlands Waste Regional Office, Ireland

13.30 - 14.30

Bouncing forward - Becoming more resilient while realising sustainable growth

Scaling strategy integrating social and environmental factors for better performance.

Breakout session with Q&A

Lubomila Jordanova

Lubomila Jordanova

Founder and CEO, PlanA, Germany
Arthur Erdem

Arthur Erdem

Head of Group Sustainability & Strategy, UB-UNIQUE BRANDS GmbH
Tammy Darcy

Tammy Darcy

Interim CEO, Social Enterprise Republic of Ireland
Lucia Dal Negro

Lucia Dal Negro, PhD

Founder of de-LAB Inclusive Business Solutions, Italy
Killian Stokes

Killian Stokes

Co-founder, Moyee Coffee Uk Ireland

Moderator

Maurice Knightly

Maurice Knightly

Entrepreneurial specialist, Innovation Academy, University College Dublin

14.30 - 14.45

Launch event: Business Spirit Award 2020

Open call to all entrepreneurs & innovators who want to make a Profit with Purpose! The Business SPIRIT Award seeks to celebrate and support entrepreneurs and innovators who are embedding social and environmental values in their core business.

 

15.00 - 16.00

Exploring the Business Case for Responsible Innovation

This workshop brings together scientific evidence and practical experience on the business case for responsible innovation and provides a vibrant forum for exchange.

Leading researchers and innovation managers of multinational corporations will share ways in which Responsible Innovation can be beneficial for business! Gain first hand access to the results of six EU funded projects on Responsible Innovation!

Interactive workshop

Run by

Dr André Martinuzzi

André Martinuzzi

Head of the Institute for Managing Sustainability Vienna University of Economics and Business
Emad Yaghmaei

Emad Yaghmaei

Senior Researcher at the Faculty of Technology, Policy and Management at Delft University of Technology
Lydia Montandon

Lydia Montandon

Business Development Director, ATOS Research & Innovation group
Markus Hametner

Markus Hametner

Senior Researcher, Vienna University of Economics and Business
Marianne Hörlesberger

Marianne Hörlesberger

Senior Researcher, Center for Innovation Systems & Policy AIT Austrian Institute of Technology GmbH