PROGRAMME

NB: This is the draft Summit programme. Please check back regularly, updates will be made as slots are finalised and out-of-country speakers confirm their travel arrangements.

TIME

ACTIVITY

09:00 am

Welcome and Introduction

09:05 am

Keynote address: Powerful Levers for Change in Africa

09:30 am

Message from British Council

09:35 am

Message from Ashoka

09:40 am

Opening Panel: Social Entrepreneurship in Africa: Trends and Opportunities

10:40 am

Parallel Sessions Run-down

10:45 am

TEA AND NETWORKING

11:05 am

Parallel Sessions: Leadership for Change

Session 1: Changemaker education

Session 2: The power of change makers – social entrepreneurs and intrapreneurs

Session 3: Women Challenging Norms, Powering Economies

Session 4: Digital Innovation

Session 5: Developing Creative and Inclusive Economies

Session 6: Education Systems Supporting Social Enterprise

12:35 pm

OPENING LUNCH AND EXHIBITION

1:50 pm

Inspire Talk: Creating Change in Africa

2:05 pm

Parallel Sessions Run-down

2:10 pm

Parallel sessions: Accelerating Change in Priority Sectors for Africa

Session 1: From Farm to Table: Innovations for Small Scale Farming

Session 2: Making More Health: Part 1

Session 3: Challenge Startupper: How to Engage and Support Women

Session 4: Can Social Enterprises Solve Africa’s Unemployment Crisis?

Session 5: Gamechangers: The Next Generation

Session 6: Education Systems Supporting Social Enterprise

3:40 pm

TEA AND NETWORKING

3:55 pm

Plenary panel: Power of People, Power of Teams

4:55 pm

Close-out

5:00 pm

Reflection in small groups (optional): My role as a changemaker

TIME

ACTIVITY

09:00 am

Opening

09:10 am

Keynote Address: Driving Deep Change at Scale: How to?

09:30 am

Plenary Panel: Disrupt at the Roots: Big Impact through Systems and Policy Change

10:30 am

Inspire Talk: Low Tech Environment, High Tech Solutions

10:45 am

Parallel Sessions Run-down

10:50 am

TEA AND NETWORKING

11:10 am

Parallel sessions

Session 1: From Farm to Table: Nutrition for All

Session 2: Making More Health: Part 2

Session 3: A Future for Youth

Session 4: Cultural Intelligence in Africa, City Ecosystems

Session 5: Women of Africa Powerful. Vibrant. Gamechangers!

12:40 pm

LUNCH AND NETWORKING

1:40 pm

Inspire Talk: A Social Entrepreneur Journey to Financial Sustainability

1:55 pm

Plenary Panel: Investing in Social Entrepreneurship for Positive Change

2:55 pm

Workshop Sessions Run-down

3:00 pm

TEA AND NETWORKING

3:15 pm

Workshop Sessions

Session 1: Systems Thinking for Changemakers

Session 2: Co-creation Platform for Changemakers: Lessons Learned from the Visionary Programme

Session 3: A Support System and Deep Connections for Social Entrepreneurs

Session 4: Storytelling and Social Media

Session 5: A Internationalising your Social Enterprise: Lessons from a Social Franchising Approach

Session 6: From Start-up to Scale-up: Legal Considerations

5:00 pm

Reflections in Small Groups (optional): My Role in the Social Entrepreneurship Ecosystem

TIME

ACTIVITY

08:30 am

Opening

09:40 am

Keynote Address: Graça Machel

09:05 am

Inspire Talk: Collaborating for Greater Change

09:20 am

Plenary Panel: Opportunities and Incentives for Effective Collaboration

10:20 am

TEA AND NETWORKING

10:40 am

Unconference: The Network at Work



Pitch Event: Pitches from 10 Social Entrepreneurs

12:15 pm

Exciting announcements and next steps

12:45 pm

CLOSING LUNCH AND EXHIBITION

BRITISH COUNCIL
Nthonyana Kitsa
Nthonyana.Kitsa@britishcouncil.org
+27 (0) 11 560 9300 ​
ASHOKA
Gillian Mupotsa
gmupotsa@ashoka.org
+27 (0) 11 447 1758 ​
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