The 2016 Social Enterprise Conference will be held at Columbia University’s Alfred Lerner Hall, Auditorium (2920 Broadway, New York, NY 10027), which is easily accessible by subway or taxi. For more information, please review our information page here.
The Conference attracts professionals and alumni from all sectors (business, nonprofit and public) and students interested in business and social impact. We expect to host about 700 attendees.
In order to reduce paper use, all materials are only available online including the program at a glance and speaker biographies. In addition, up-to-date information will be posted on our mobile conference app.
The Social Enterprise Conference is Digital! Get full program details with our Social Enterprise Conference mobile app, powered by Whova, or on the website. Download Whova from your phone’s app store, search for “2016 Social Enterprise Conference,” and enter SECONF as the invitation code.
Volunteers will be located in the lobby area near registration. Anyone wearing the Columbia Business School pin can assist you in downloading the app.
For information on press passes, please email Hannah Slow at email@example.com.
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Please review the MTA site for information on New York’s subway, bus, rail, and bridges & tunnels, http://www.mta.info/. Are you driving into Manhattan? You may park on the streets around Columbia University’s campus or use the local parking garages. The garages are listed here.
All Columbia University/Barnard/Teachers Colleges Alumni qualify for the alumni ticket pricing. Please use your University lifetime ID when registering for the conference. Alumni ticket sales will be reviewed to confirm alumni status.
For corporate/business credit cards:
Please check with your financial department regarding the restrictions on your credit card; some cards restrict purchases of event registrations.
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Website registration troubleshooting: If neither of the above methods solve your problem, please email Diana Rambeau at firstname.lastname@example.org with the exact error message you receive from our registration site for help on troubleshooting your registration.
Please select your dietary restriction on the event registration. For any special requests, please indicate your restrictions in the space provided on the event registration. We will do our best to accommodate meals for all attendees.
Please provide a detailed description of any special accessibility accommodations needed while attending the conference. For questions, comments or concerns please email Diana Rambeau at email@example.com.
I currently have a product/service that provides a social impact; can I promote this to the conference attendees?
Please email Diana Rambeau at firstname.lastname@example.org to discuss if this will be possible.
Session and speaker planning begins in January each year. To nominate a speaker, please provide information on your speaker and references of past conferences spoken at, in addition to topics relevant to the current conference that (s)he would like to speak on. Information regarding this year’s conference theme can be found on our website here. Please e-mail your nomination to email@example.com.
The conference does not currently issue a call for papers. If you would like to nominate someone to speak on the conference theme, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Unfortunately the conference does not sponsor visas for international travel.
The conference is business casual attire.