Programme for Annual Conference 2018

Our dynamic programme gives insight from high profile speakers from the sector and beyond, as well as opportunities to build your skills and knowledge. Sessions are divided into six strands: connect, fund, impact, influence, lead and operate.

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Day one: Monday 26 February

8.30 - 9.30: Registration

9.30 - 9.45: Welcome address

9.45 - 10.45: Opening keynote

10.45 - 11.15: Break, networking and exhibition

11.15 - 12.45: Morning breakout sessions

CONNECT

supported by Diversity Travel

FUND

supported by Donor Tracker

IMPACT

status: open sponsor slot

INFLUENCE

supported by The Donkey Sanctuary

LEAD

supported by
Perrett Laver

 

OPERATE

supported by Western Union Business Solutions

Turning the partnership rhetoric into reality

How to raise funds from a sceptical public

Ensuring the most marginalised aren't left behind

The UK's vision for international development

New business models shaking up global development

Managing complexity I: building resilient and sustainable organisations

12.45 - 14.15: Lunch, networking and exhibition

14.15 - 15.15: Afternoon breakout sessions

CONNECT

supported by Diversity Travel

FUND

supported by Donor Tracker

IMPACT

status: open sponsor slot

INFLUENCE

supported by The Donkey Sanctuary

LEAD

supported by
Perrett Laver

 

OPERATE

supported by Western Union Business Solutions

Collaborating with business for bang, not buck

Is there any impact in impact investing?

Provocative visions for the future of livelihoods

Re-energise your campaigns

Safeguarding and what it means for governance

Managing complexity II: transforming organisational culture


15.15 - 15.45: Break, networking and exhibition

15.45 - 16.30: Closing keynote

16.30 - 20.00: Drinks and networking reception

17.30 - 19.30: Bond International Development Awards

Day two: Tuesday 27 February

8.30 - 9.15: Registration

9.15 - 9.20: Welcome address

9.20 - 10.15: Opening keynote

10.15 - 10.45: Break, networking and exhibition

10.45 - 12.15: Morning breakout sessions

CONNECT

supported by Diversity Travel

FUND

supported by Donor Tracker

IMPACT

status: open sponsor slot

INFLUENCE

supported by The Donkey Sanctuary

LEAD

supported by
Perrett Laver

 

OPERATE

supported by Western Union Business Solutions

Leading from the global south

Government funding beyond DFID

Making Brexit deliver for development

Is the UK setting a bad example on civil society space?

Surviving the fall of the UK NGO empire

Building trust in your organisation

12.15 - 13.45: Lunch, networking and exhibition

13.45 - 14.45: Afternoon breakout sessions 1

CONNECT

supported by Diversity Travel

FUND

supported by Donor Tracker

IMPACT

status: open sponsor slot

INFLUENCE

supported by The Donkey Sanctuary

LEAD

supported by
Perrett Laver

 

OPERATE

supported by Western Union Business Solutions

Connect and collaborate

What's next from DFID?

Data and your responsibility

Stepping up to the current challenge

The development organisation of the future

The digital future of humanitarianism

14.45 - 15.15: Break, networking and exhibition

15.15 - 16.15: Afternoon breakout sessions 2

CONNECT

supported by Diversity Travel

FUND

supported by Donor Tracker

IMPACT

status: open sponsor slot

INFLUENCE

supported by The Donkey Sanctuary

LEAD

supported by
Perrett Laver

 

OPERATE

supported by Western Union Business Solutions

How blockchain is transforming development

Turning funding trends into income

Delivering the Paris agreement

Meet the press

The new leadership challenge

Opportunities and risks of different forms of institutional funding

16.15 - 17.00: Closing keynote

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