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_SVN Spring Conference 2013

_SVN Spring Conference 2013

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Social Venture Network Spring Conference Agenda Courageous Conversations April 25-28, 2013 Paradise Point, San Diego, CA Thursday

, April 25, 2013 Registration Open Welcome and Networking Session: How to Make the Most of an SVN Conference Co-Facilitated by Raphael Bemporad, BBMG; Donna Daniels & Deb Nelson, Social Venture Network Outdoor Reception hosted by RSF Social Finance Networking Dinner Plenary: Courageous Conversations Akaya Windwood, Rockwood Leadership Institute; Deb Nelson, Social Venture Network Artist Performance Evening Connections Friday, April 26, 2013 7:30 – 8:15am 7:30 – 8:15am 7:30 – 9:00am 8:30am – 7:00pm 9:00 – 10:15am Beach Walk Morning Meditation Breakfast Registration Open Plenary Talks and Performances: Catalyzing Positive Change Speaker presentations interspersed with performances and a brief intermission. 1. First Nations Communities & Renewable Energy Donna Morton, First Power 2. Musical performance by Toshi Reagon 3. Slaying the Twin Monsters Billy Parish, Mosaic 10:15 – 10:45am 10:45am – 12:00pm Intermission Catalyzing Positive Change continued: Speaker presentations interspersed with performances and a brief intermission. 1. Musical performance by Keaton Simons

1:30 – 8:00pm 3:30 – 4:45pm

4:45 – 6:15pm 6:15 – 7:30pm 7:30 – 8:45pm 8:45 – 9:00pm 9:00 – 11:30pm


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Friday, April 26, 2013 2. Using Social Media for Social Good Cheryl Contee, Fission Strategy and Jack and Jill Politics 3. Teaching Thousands to Heal Millions Dr. James Gordon, The Center for Mind-Body Medicine 12:00 – 1:45pm 1:45 – 3:00pm 2:00 – 2:45pm 2:00 – 2:45pm 3:00 – 4:15pm Connection Circles Lunch Networking and Optional Activities Yoga Art Collaboration Gloria Simoneaux, Harambee Arts Interactive Discussions: 1. What Modern Workplace Cultures and Healthy Communities Have in Common Joan Blades, MoveOn.org and MomsRising.org 2. Wealth and Democracy: How to Change the System Gar Alperovitz, The Democracy Collaborative 4:15 – 4:45pm 4:45 – 6:15pm Break Intergenerational Men’s Circle Co-Facilitated by Kevin Lynch, Social Enterprise Alliance; Nikhil Arora, Back to the Roots Intergenerational Women’s Circle Co-Facilitated by Sara Ellis Conant, Sara Ellis Conant Coaching and Consulting; Akaya Windwood, Rockwood Leadership Institute Dinner Plenary: Dolores Huerta, Dolores Huerta Foundation and United Farm Workers Performance by Keaton Simons Short Film and Discussion: New Standards for Global Social Responsibility Heather White, New Standards Evening Connections Saturday, April 27, 2013 7:30 – 8:15am 2 Beach Walk 3/19/132:03 A3/P3

4:45 – 6:15pm

6:15 – 7:30pm 7:30 – 8:30pm 8:30 – 8:45pm 9:00 – 10:00pm 9:00 – 11:30pm

7:30 – 8:15am 7:30 – 9:15am 8:30am – 2:00pm 9:30 – 10:45am

10:45 – 11:15am 11:15am –12:30pm

Saturday, April 27, 2013 Morning Meditation Breakfast Registration Open Interactive Plenary: True Confessions and Lessons from Greg Steltenpohl Greg Steltenpohl, Odwalla and Califia Farms. In conversation with Deb Nelson, Social Venture Network. Break Interactive Breakout Sessions: 1. Big and Small Changemakers: Creating Smart and Effective Partnerships Errol Schweizer, Whole Foods Market; Caryl Levine, Lotus Foods 2. Life on the Edge: The Risks and Rewards of Integrating Left Flank Activism Michael Kieschnick, CREDO Mobile. In conversation with Drummond Pike, Equilibrium Capital Group. Lunch and Interactive Plenary: Change Yourself, Change the World Rich Fernandez, Google; Marc Lesser, SIYLI Networking and Optional Activities Meditation Workshop Dr. James Gordon, The Center for Mind-Body Medicine Art Collaboration Gloria Simoneaux, Harambee Arts Outdoor Networking Reception Dinner Interactive Plenary: Good Morning, Beautiful Business – the Unexpected Journey of an Activist Entrepreneur and Local Economy Pioneer Judy Wicks, Good Morning, Beautiful Business Performance by Toshi Reagon Evening Connections Closing Night Dance Party Sunday, April 28, 2013

12:30 – 2:15pm 2:15 – 4:30pm 2:45 – 3:30pm 2:45 – 4:00pm 4:30 – 6:00pm 6:15 – 7:30pm 7:30 – 8:30pm

8:30 – 8:45pm 8:45 – 11:30pm 9:00pm – 12:30am

8:00 – 10:00am 8:00 – 8:45am 9:15 – 10:00am

Breakfast Beach Walk Bringing Renewed Spirit to Business Father Joe Carroll, Father Joe’s Villages


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10:00 – 11:00am 11:00 –11:30am 11:30am –12:45pm

Sunday, April 28, 2013 Interactive Plenary: Building a Culture of Care Doug Rauch, Trader Joe’s and Conscious Capitalism, Inc. Break Closing Circle Co-Facilitated by Shainoor Khoja, Better Business Enterprise Ltd.; Mark Watson, Keel Asset Management Lunch

12:45 – 2:00pm


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