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 - 10.30: Opening keynote

10.30 - 11.15: Break, networking and exhibition

11.15 - 12.45: Morning breakout sessions

CONNECT

supported by Diversity Travel

FUND

status: open sponsor slot

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

Agile approaches 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

status: open sponsor slot

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

The new leadership challenge

Agile approaches 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

17.00 - 19.00: Bond International Development Awards

Day two: Tuesday 27 February

8.30 - 9.30: Registration

9.30 - 9.35: Welcome address

9.35 - 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

status: open sponsor slot

IMPACT

status: open sponsor slot

INFLUENCE

supported by The Donkey Sanctuary

LEAD

supported by
Perrett Laver

 

OPERATE

supported by Western Union Business Solutions

Are we helping or hindering 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

status: open sponsor slot

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?

Improving how you handle data

Responding to increasing global threats

Challenging our governance model

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

status: open sponsor slot

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 climate agreement in the Trump era

Meet the press

The development organisation of the future

Cost transparency and grant management

16.15 - 17.00: Closing keynote

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