NYU Social Innovation Symposium

Schedule of Events (Past, 2018)


Friday, February 23, 2018

Tentative Schedule, subject to change

12:00 - 1:00pm Registration and light lunch* Rosenthal Pavilion

1:00 - 1:50pm Keynote Address Rosenthal Pavilion

Hannah Jones, Chief Sustainability Officer, and Vice President, Innovation Accelerator, NIKE, Inc.

2:00 - 2:50pm Breakout Session #1

Panel: Founders and CEOs Integrating Social and Financial Goals 
Kinvolved, GivKwik, Esusu
Room 914

Panel: Operations and Supply Chain Experts at the Center of Positive Change
EcoVadis, Merck, J.P. Morgan
Room 905/907

Workshop: Sketching to Convey Ideas
SYPartners
Room 802

3:00 - 3:50pm Breakout Session #2

Panel: Investors Bringing Impact Mainstream
Reed Smith LLP, United Nations, Glenmede
Room 914

Panel: Lawyers Working the Law to Enable Social Good
Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP,  Atlas Mara Limited, USAID, Morgan Stanley
Room 802

Panel: Marketers Moving Beyond Greenwashing to Make Real Impact
Edelman, Mars Wrigley Confectionery, Kashi, MAC Cosmetics
Room 905/907

4:00 - 4:50pm Breakout Session #3

Panel: Sustainability and Social Responsibility Teams Driving Strategy
Unilever, Jet Blue Airways, PayPal, Corporate Citizenship
Room 914

Panel: Data Scientists Getting In On Social Impact
NYC Mayor's Office, Capital One, IBM Research
Room 905/907

Workshop: Futures Thinking, Strategic Foresight, and Building Sustainable Businesses
Business for Social Responsibility
Room 802

5:00pm - 5:50pm 10 MINUTES TO CHANGE THE WORLD Rosenthal Pavilion

Hear how inspirational speakers from Enigma Technologies, Kate Spade and Handshake believe we can change the world

5:50pm - 7:00pm Networking Reception with hors d'oeuvres, beer and wine Rosenthal Pavilion

The Social Innovation Symposium will conclude at 7:00pm

*Lunch served until 12:45