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Program / Agenda

Please note that the program is subject to change.

We are shaping a flexible program for you to provide a space for connected creativity. We want to connect you and you, that’s what YY means!

Our moderator for the Global Social Business Summit 2011 is Alan Webber, an award-winning editor, journalist, and writer.


Pre-meetings

9 November 2011

All day: Academia Meeting:
Representatives from university partners meet and exchange academic knowledge on social business at HUB Vienna

Afternoon: Young Challengers:
Young talents of leadership caliber come together to paint their agenda and questions for the summit


Global Social Business Summit 2011 - Pioneering for Results

10 November 2011

08:00 – 09:45 am Registration and Connected Creativity

09:45 – 11:00 am Opening Speeches and Welcome by Prof. Muhammad Yunus, Founder of Grameen Bank, Boris Marte, Member of the Board of ERSTE Foundation, Michael Häupl, Mayor of Vienna and Werner Faymann, Chancellor of Austria

The importance of the UN Millennium Development Goals and Social Business by
Ban Ki-moon, Secretary-General of United Nations (virtual address);
Thomas Stelzer, United Nations Assistant Secretary-General for Policy Coordination and Inter-Agency Affairs

11:00 – 12:30 pm Social Business Focus Groups, Part 1

12:30 – 02:00 pm Lunch Break and Networking

02:00 – 03:30 pm Social Business Focus Groups, Part 2

03:30 – 04:00 pm Energy Break and Networking

04:00 – 06:00 pm Social Business Expert Meetings

08:00 – 09:30 pm Social Business Public Speech
Introduction: Philippe Douste-Blazy, Chair UNITAID & MDG Advocate
Speech by Prof. Muhammad Yunus and Ron Garan, NASA Astronaut
 

11 November 2011
   
08:00 – 09:45 am Registration and Connected Creativity

09:45 – 11:00 am Opening and Welcome: Pioneering for Results , Part 1
Results from:
Grameen Intel, John Davies, Vice President Intel Corporation
Mammú, Fionn Dobbin, Founder
Grameen Veolia, Eric Lesueur, Projects Director
Village Boom, Thomas Ricke, CEO
BASF Grameen, Saria Sadique, CEO & Ashraful Hassan, MD Grameen Distribution
good.bee, Andrea Pscheid, Head of Social Business
The Grameen Creative Lab, Martin Löffler, Project Lead Caldas and Aarti Wig, YY Mumbai

11:00 – 12:15 pm Social Business Panel I: Social Business and Globalization 2.0

Panel Opening: Eric Lesueur, Projects Director Veolia

Panelists: Jeff George, Global Head of Sandoz, John Davies, Vice President Intel Corporation, Emmanuel Faber, COO Danone Groupe, Robson Rocha, Vice President Banco do Brasil and Prof. Muhammad Yunus

12:15-12:30 pm Pioneering for Results, Part 2
The Grameen Creative Lab, Sophie Eisenmann und Claudine Francois, YY Haiti
The Grameen Creative Lab, Saskia Bruysten and Sophie Eisenmann: New happenings

12:30 – 04:00 pm Connected Creativity: Marketplace of Social Business / Room of Ideas / Room of Wishes / Room of Needs / Space for Entrepreneurs

NEW: Are you an Entrepreneur? Apply to present your social business initiative at the Space for Entrepreneurs!
EU Commissioner László Andor will share his expertise in a Q&A round with the entrepreneurs.

01:00 pm Social Business Lunch

04:00 – 06:00 pm Social Business Panel II: Civil Society and Political Frameworks for Social Business

Keynote speech on EU Social Business Initiative by László Andor, EU Commissioner for Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion

Panelists: Rudolf Hundstorfer, Minister of Labour, Social Affairs and Consumer Protection of Austria; Fatima Balooshi, Minister of Human Rights and Social Development of the Kingdom of Bahrain; Thomas Stelzer, United Nations Assistant Secretary-General for Policy Coordination and Inter-Agency Affairs and Prof. Muhammad Yunus

06:00 – 07:00 pm Final remarks and closing speech by Hans Reitz, Managing Director The Grameen Creative Lab and Prof. Muhammad Yunus

Homage to Wangari Maathai


08:00 pm Movie screening of “Bonsai People” at Grand Hotel Vienna
 

12 November 2011
   
Culture & Arts for Social Business:

02:00 – 04:00 pm Discussion with Prof. Yunus and inspiring artists on "What can Art do for Social Business" at Museumsquartier Vienna, Ovalhalle.
 



Announcement
   
TEDx conference on Social Business on 12 November 2011, 07:00 pm at Grand Hotel Vienna

The participation is free of charge for all GSBS 2011 attendees. Please note that this is an event organized by TEDxVienna, which requires separate registration. You will receive a promotion code once you have registered for the GSBS 2011 to get a free entrance ticket for TEDx Social Business. More information about the event can be found at http://www.tedxvienna.at/.