Tuesday, October 16
Pre-Forum: SOCIAL ENTERPRISE SITE VISITS (in/around Rio)
An exciting and diverse selection of site visits to social enterprises in/around Rio de Janeiro for you to choose from, including different types of enterprises, different thematic focus, and different stages of development. For more information about the site visits, click here.
8:00-12:00 Morning Site Visits
- SORRY, MORNING SITE VISITS ARE SOLD OUT
(morning options); Arrive no later than 7:30am at SEWF venue for check-in.
13:00-17:00 Afternoon Site Visits (afternoon options); Arrive no later than 12:30pm at SEWF venue for check-in.
Pre-Forum: MASTER CLASSES
- SORRY, ALL MASTER CLASSES ARE NOW FULL
A series of FREE training workshops to hone your social enterprise skills.
9:00-12:00 MORNING Master Classes (check in at the SEWF venue at 8:30am)
Patrocinada pela IBM Brasil
A workshop designed to provide insight into the world of the working journalist. Learn to plan ways to maximize potential coverage opportunities from the very basic principles of journalism, through modern multi-media techniques, up to presentation skills. - SORRY, THIS MASTER CLASS IS NOW FULL Limited to 10 participants.
(Offered in English) (Oferecida em inglês)
Registration for this Master Class is free of charge.
Sponsored by Thomson Reuters Foundation
14:00-17:00 AFTERNOON Master Classes (check in at SEWF venue at 1:30pm)
Patrocinada pela IBM Brasil
Registration for Master Classes
All Master Classes are offered FREE of charge and are open to anyone (you do not need to register for the SEWF to participate).
Registration is on a first-come, first-serve basis and space is limited.
9:00 – 13:00 Pre-Forum: Vale Sectoral Session: Social Enterprises and the Mining and Metallurgy Sectors (by invitation only)
Organized by Vale Community Relations Department
This special pre-Forum session, hosted by Vale, is aimed at exploring the state of the art and relations between social enterprises and the mining and metallurgy sectors, presenting specific thematic cases, promoting debate and exchange of experiences, and discussing the future of social enterprise and potential areas of cooperation. (by invitation only)
14:30-17:30 Pre-Forum: INVESTOR DAY (by invitation only)
Introducing donors, investors, corporate and governmental leaders to the power and potential of social enterprise, cases and models of social business, and opportunities to invest in and support the development of social enterprise in Brazil and around the world.
17:00 REGISTRATION OPENS
Welcome & Introductions
- Julian Garel-Jones, Chairman, NESsT Board of Directors (United Kingdom)
- Gerry Higgins, Chairman, SEWF International Steering Committee (United Kingdom)
- Daniel Souza, Chairman, Ação da Cidadania (Brazil)
- John Creamer, U.S. Consul General to Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)
Opening Keynote: Impact Investing in Social Enterprises – Antony Bugg-Levine, CEO, Nonprofit Finance Fund & co-author of “Impact Investing: Transforming How We Make Money While Making a Difference.”
Sponsored by the United States Diplomatic Mission to Brazil.
Panel Discussion: The Emerging Market – Social Enterprise around the World – a distinguished international panel reflects on the emerging field of social enterprise around the world, trends, challenges and opportunities.
- Moderator: Joseph Leahy, Brazil Bureau Chief, Financial Times (Brazil)
- Nicole Etchart, Co-Founder & CEO, NESsT (Chile)
- Peter Holbrook, Social Enterprise UK (United Kingdom)
- Sean McKaughan, Chief Executive Officer, Fundación Avina (Brazil)
- Antony Bugg-Levine, CEO, Nonprofit Finance Fund (USA)
- Marcela Zingerevitz, Impact Investing Partner, Pragma (Brazil)
From SEWF2011 (Johannesburg) to SEWF2012: Rio de Janeiro welcomes a special delegation from South Africa.
Live Entertainment & Networking
Social Enterprise Marketplace
Official Opening of Social Enterprise Marketplace: Social enterprises showcase their products & services.
The Marketplace will remain open for duration of SEWF2012 on the mezzanine level.
The Social Enterprise Marketplace is generously sponsored by SEBRAE.