Program Schedule

A 3-day changemaker platform for social entrepreneurs and public program to re-imagine the way we create social change. Held at The Wave and the Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Center.

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  • Day 1

    Jan 22, 2019

  • Day 2

    Jan 23, 2019

  • Day 3

    Jan 24, 2019

  • A full-day program including a roundtable curated by AVPN, mentorship circles led by industry experts, startup to startup pitches and networking opportunities for ASIA’s top 12 finalists to take their social startups to the next level. The event is by invitation only.
    Where
    The Wave, Kwun Tong

  • 12 finalists from across Asia pitch their social startups to a panel of judges and compete for prizes up to $140,000 HKD.
    Where
    Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, Wan Chai

  • Co-founder and CEO of Farm 66 Gordon Tam sits with Lehui Leung, Associate Director of Portfolio Management at Social Ventures Hong Kong, to discuss the rewards and challenges of social entrepreneurship. The two will share their journey achieving business sustainability while empowering the daily lives of individuals and families - from developing innovative technologies to produce safe and healthy agricultural products, to supporting Hong Kong’s pioneering empowerment housing initiative and more.
    Where
    Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, Wan Chai

  • How can corporates create long-term value to society through innovation while generating economic value and achieving sustainable growth? The panel brings together cross-sector leaders to explore "Business 2.0" - a strategy signifying how businesses could migrate from pure “profit-driven” to “purpose-driven”.
    Where
    Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, Wan Chai

  • Join us in a fireside chat with Naina Batra, CEO of AVPN – a leading venture philanthropy funders' network in Asia; and Ronie Mak, Managing Director of RS Group – a Hong Kong-based family office dedicated to sustainable investing. They will share their perspectives on the emergence of impact investing and its role in creating sustainable change beyond investment returns. The panel will be moderated by Philo Alto, CEO of Asia Value Advisors, a Hong Kong-based philanthropic capital advisory firm.
    Where
    Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, Wan Chai

Gordon Tam

Gordon Tam

Founder & CEO of Farm66
Lehui Liang

Lehui Liang

Associate Director, Social Ventures Hong Kong
David Yeung

David Yeung

Founder and CEO, Green Monday
Stan Tang

Stan Tang

Chairman, Stan Group
Justin Li

Justin Li

Airport Authority Hong Kong, Manager-Community Relations

Francis Ngai

Francis Ngai

Founder and CEO, Social Ventures Hong Kong
Garrick Lau

Garrick Lau

Assistant General Manager, New World Development
Philo Alto

Philo Alto

Founder & CEO, Asia Value Advisors
Naina Subberwal Batra

Naina Subberwal Batra

Chairperson and CEO, AVPN
Ronie Mak

Ronie Mak

Managing Director, RS Group

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