The APF 2017 ANNUAL CONFERENCE

Event Schedule

29 October 2017

11:00 AM Registration Opens

02:00 PM Cultural Site Visits (optional)

06:00 PM Pre-Conference Reception

30 October 2017

07:30 AM Registration and Breakfast

08:45 AM Speed Networking

09:15 AM Welcome Address

09:30 AM Opening Keynote Address

10:00 AM Plenary: 1 The Role of Government in Fostering Homegrown Philanthropy

11:00 AM Break

11:30 AM Plenary 2: Migration & Natural Disasters: Philanthropists Taking the Lead

12:30 PM Fireside Chat: Exploring Collaborative Approaches to End Neglected Diseases in Africa

1:30 PM Lunch & Table Talk

2:30 PM Plenary 3: The Role of African Multinationals in Promoting Cross Country Corporate Philanthropy

3:30 PM Plenary 4: Traditional Institutions and Cultural Organizations and their Role in Shaping African Philanthropy

4:30 PM Break & Networking

5:30 PM Reception

6:30 PM Dinner & Musical Interlude

7:30 PM Plenary 5: The Role of the Media in Changing Africa’s Philanthropy Narrative

8:30 PM Musical/Cultural Performance

8:50 PM Program Adjourns

31 October 2017

07:30 AM Networking Opportunity over Breakfast

08:30 AM Plenary: 6 Youth Unemployment - A Challenge or an Opportunity?

09:30 AM Plenary 7: Philanthropy Stepping Up and In - Incentives to Foster Local Giving

10:30 AM Break

10:50 AM Plenary 8: The New Wave of Philanthropy - Lessons from Unusual Drivers of Change

11:50 AM Musical Interlude

12:00 PM Plenary 9: Democratization of Philanthropy - Is Crowdfunding Hurting or Helping?

1:00 PM Lunch

1:50 PM Nuts & Bolts Workshops
  • Breakout Session I
    Amplifying Philanthropic Impact through Technology
  • Breakout Session II
    Strengthening Monitoring & Evaluation for Long Term Impact
  • Breakout Session III
    Supporting Local Nonprofits: What Philanthropists Need to Know

2:50 PM Plenary 10: The Power of Going Together - Harnessing and Leveraging Strengths in Family Foundations

3:50 PM Closing Remarks

4:00 PM Conference Adjourns

4:10 PM Sightseeing, Project Site Visits and Shopping (optional)

7:00 PM Post Conference Reception