Program at a Glance

Friday, October 31, 2014
Marriott Marquis
Times Square


8:00 A.M.Conference Registration Begins 5th floor pre-function area
8:00 A.M. - 8:45 A.M.Breakfast Westside Ballroom
8:45 A.M. - 9:00 A.M. Welcome Remarks with Ray FismanWestside Ballroom
9:00 A.M. - 10:00 A.M. Opening Keynote with Alicia Glen
moderated by Lynne Sagalyn
Westside Ballroom
10:15 A.M. - 11:45 A.M.Breakout Session 1
Juilliard & Lyceum Complex

Where is the market for sustainable investors?
How are ESG strategies driving a sustainable future?
How can food businesses be an agent for social and environmental change?
How can political processes and reforms be sustainable?
Can wearable tech drive behavioral change for a sustainable lifestyle?
11:45 A.M. - 1:30 P.M.Lunch

China-US Program on Education Innovation sponsored by the Shenzhen Innovation Corporate Social Responsibility Development Center
Westside Ballroom

Private Location
12:30 P.M. - 1:30 P.M.The Center4 Social Innovator ShowcaseWestside Ballroom
1:45 P.M. - 3:15 P.M.Breakout Session 2
Juilliard & Lyceum Complex
Innovative revenue models for social impact
Sustainable Cities of the future
The rapid emergence of cost effective, high quality health innovations
Thirsty for change: how can we unite to solve the clean water crisis?
Sustaining the Emojicon: Do sustainable business strategies attract and retain employees?
3:15 P.M. - 3:45 P.M.Coffee BreakWestside Ballroom
3:45 P.M. - 4:45 P.M.Closing Keynote with Al Gore
moderated by Bruce Usher
Westside Ballroom
4:00 P.M.Conference Registration ClosesWestside Ballroom entrance
4:30 P.M.Reception Registration Begins5th floor pre-function area
4:45 P.M. - 5:00 P.M.Closing Remarks Westside Ballroom
5:00 P.M. - 6:00 P.M.ReceptionManhattan Ballroom



The annual Social Enterprise Conference at Columbia Business School brings together thought leaders from across private, nonprofit, public, and academic sectors to share best practices, debate critical issues, and collaborate on innovative concepts to inspire change. Through interactive sessions, keynote speakers, workshops, a pitch competition, and networking opportunities, the conference presents guests with the opportunity to partake in the most important business and societal conversation of this new era. Tweet about the event by following @ColumbiaSocEntor by using #ColumbiaSEconf.

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