Program Schedule

20th January, IIT Delhi, New Delhi

08:30 AM Registration & Tea
09:30 AM Introduction & Welcome
Sanjay Kadaveru, President, AFI
09:40 AM Keynote Speech
Sam Pitroda, Hon. Chairman, AFI
10:10 AM Young Social Innovators (YSIs) Pitch Session
YSIs introduce their organizations followed by Q&A
11:15 AM Tea
11:35 AM Panel Discussion: Exemplars of Social Innovation
Theme: Successful Social Innovators share their journey of growth and scaling up
Moderator: Sushmita Ghosh (President Emeritus, Ashoka; Member, AFI’s Advisory Board)
Panelists:

Q&A

12:25 PM Panel Discussion: Leveraging Technology for Scaling Impact
Theme: Technology resources YSIs should know about
Moderator: Ed Cutrell (Microsoft Research, Technology for Emerging Markets Unit; Member, AFI’s Advisory Board)
Panelists:

Q&A

01:15 PM Lunch
02:15 PM Sector Specific Break-Out Sessions
YSIs split into groups by sector and discuss challenges and opportunities in the sector
03:15 PM Cross Sector Break-Out Sessions
YSIs split into mixed groups and discuss challenges and opportunities for scaling up their organizations
04:15 PM Tea
04:35 PM Presentations from the Sector Specific Break-Out Sessions
YSIs & Sam Pitroda
05:45 PM Announcements of AFI “Growth Prizes” & Next Steps of AFI
Sanjay Kadaveru
05:55 PM Key Learnings
Sam Pitroda
06:25 PM Vote of Thanks
Dr. Shiban Ganju, Chairman, AFI
06:30 PM Networking Reception
07:30 PM Close