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Day-1 Saturday January 11th 2014, Om Shanti Retreat Center, Gurgaon

9:00 to 09:30 AMRegistration & Networking
9:30 to 09:45 AMLeveraging Values for Scaling Social Impact
Sister Shivani **
9:45 to 10:00 AMThe Action For India Agenda: Collaboration For Change
Sanjay Kadaveru, Founder & President, Action For India
10:00 to 12:00 NoonAction For India Town Hall: Social Innovation Hubs
The Sandbox Model – Lessons Learnt From Accelerating Social Venture
Case Studies: Innovation Hubs for Successful Scaling
Introducing the AFI Innovation Hubs

Desh Deshpande
Naveen Jha CEO, Deshpande Foundation
Three Sanbox Social Innovators
Hub Representatives

12:00 to 12:30 PMSocial Entrepreneurship Quiz Competition: Prelims
How well do you know the sector? Participate in this fun quiz to test your wits!
Quizmaster: Samanth Subramanian
12:30 to 1:00 PMCommunity Q&A
01:00 to 2:00 PMLunch & Networking
02:00 to 3:00 PMMeet Your Mentor Session 1
or
Ennovent Sessions: Legal RX
03:00 to 4:00 PMMeet Your Mentor: Session 2
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Ennovent Sessions:
4:00 to 4:30 PMTea Break & Networking
4:30 to 5:30 PMPanel Discussion: Leveraging Government as a Partner for Scaling Impact
Manisha Verma, Kantha Rao **, Anup Agarwal **, Dr. B K Gairola **
5:30 to 6:30 PMPanel Discussion: Impact Investing 101
What do Impact Investors Look For? How does one go about raising Impact Investments? Get practical tips from investors
Moderated by Ananth Rao, MD, Focus Ventures
7:30 to 9:30 PMDinner Reception
Minister Shashi Tharoor **
Quiz Competition Finals


Day-2 Sunday January 12th 2014, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi

9:30 to 10:00 AMRegistration & Networking
10:00 to 10:10 AMAction For India’s Quest: Creating Collaborative Connections For Change
Sanjay Kadaveru, Founder & President, Action For India
10:10 to 10:20 AMEngineering and Business Colleges as Laboratories/Catalysts for Impactful Entrepreneurship
Professor Shevgaonkar,
Director, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi
10:20 to 10:50 AMPowerful Partnerships: How Government Can Support Social Enterprise
(Q&A Format)
Shri. Sam Pitroda, Chairman, National Innovation Council
10:50 to 12:20 PM“Building a Learning Network of Regional Hubs of Social Innovation”
Hub Champions present their unique case.
Social Innovators share how the Sandbox catalyzed their growth
Panellists: Desh Deshpande with the Hub Champions:
Raju Reddy (Nizamabad, AP)
Dilip Modi (Noida, UP)
Lt.Gen Rajender Singh (Gurgaon, Haryana)
Three Sanbox Social Innovators
Moderated by : Mahesh Kanumury, MD, Arivali Partners
12:20 to 12:30 PMLaunching MentorCloud: Creating Lasting Business Relationships
12:30 to 1:15 PM

NASSCOM Panel
Team Up With Tech Titans: Synergistic Success Stories
How Social Innovators can team up with NASSCOM technology companies for win-win partnerships to scale and deepen social change.
Opening Remarks: R. Chandrashekhar, President, NASSCOM
Moderator: Rita Soni, CEO, NASSCOM Foundation
Panelists: Mohit Thukral, SVP & Global Business Leader Genpact
Veena Reddy, CTO, Atyati Technologies
Tanmoy Chakrabarty, Vice President & Head – Global Govt. Industry Group, TCS
Murali Vullaganti, Co-Founder & CEO, Rural Shores

1:15 to 2:15 PM Lunch – IIT Stadium
2:15 to 3:45 PMCross Sector Roundtables (two Sessions of 45 minutes each)
Topics to include:
Meeting the Hub Champions with Naveen Jha and the Hub Champions
Starting a Hub with AFI with Desh Deshpande and AFI
Corporate Partnerships
Alternative Funding Opportunities
Urban Focus
Rural Focus
More to be Announced

3:45 to 4:00 PMCreating Shared Value: How the New CSR Regulations of the Companies Act, 2013 can lead to exponential growth of social enterprises
Opening Keynote: Shri Sachin Pilot**, Hon’ble Minister of Corporate Affairs
4:00 to 5:00 PMSilicon Valley Challenge Finals
Questions and Answer Sessions with Jury & Audience
5:00 to 6:00 PMKeynote Panel
A Primed Pump? Examining The Current State of the Social Enterprise Sector
Desh Deshpande, Sam Pitroda, Ronnie Screwvala
Moderated by Pallavi Ghosh, CNN-IBN
6:00 to 6:15 PMSilicon Valley Challenge Fellows Announcement
6:15 to 6:25 PMVote of Thanks

AFI SVC Trek will include visits to the following Organizations