2021 events / Youth Forum

Programme

Please find the outline programme below. All times listed are in UK (GMT+1). Please note that times are subject to change. The version in French is coming soon and we will also be adding speakers and Masterclass presenters throughout August so watch this space!

27 September 2021 - Block 1

11:00-12:00 UK (GMT+1)

Networking

12:00-12:35 UK (GMT+1)

Welcome and opening panel: Shifters Showcase – meet the finalists from the Global Innovation Challenge

12:45-13:35 UK (GMT+1)

Breakouts

  • Masterclass: Leadership and wellbeing – leadership
  • Masterclass: Fundraising and finance – pitching
  • Masterclass: Storytelling
  • Masterclass: Business tools and strategies – scaling impact
  • Masterclass: An introduction to…social enterprise models
  • Ask an expert
13:45-14:15 UK (GMT+1)

Panels

1) STEM

2) Mental health and wellbeing

14:25-15:15 UK (GMT+1)

Breakouts

  • Masterclass: Leadership and wellbeing – dealing with success and/or failure
  • Masterclass: Fundraising and finance
  • Masterclass: Effective campaigning
  • Masterclass: Business tools and strategies – impact measurement
  • Masterclass: An introduction to…mentoring
  • Ask an expert
15:15-15:30 UK (GMT+1)

Block 1 wrap-up and introduction to networking and open sessions

27 September 2021: Networking and open discussion sessions

15:30-17:30 UK (GMT+1)

Networking and open discussion sessions. Details to follow.

27 September 2021: Block 2

20:00-21:00 UK (GMT+1)

Networking

21:00-21:05 UK (GMT+1)

Welcome to block 2

21:05-21:35 UK (GMT+1)

Panels

1) Circular economy and climate

2) Equality and inclusion

21:45-22:30 UK (GMT+1)

Breakouts

  • Masterclass: Leadership and wellbeing – developing an entrepreneurial mindset
  • Masterclass: Fundraising and finance – proposal writing
  • Masterclass: Storytelling
  • Masterclass: Business tools and strategies – social business model canvas
  • Masterclass: An introduction to…social enterprise careers
  • Ask an expert
22:40-23:25 UK (GMT+1)

Breakouts

  • Masterclass: Leadership and wellbeing
  • Masterclass: Fundraising and finance
  • Masterclass: Effective campaigning
  • Masterclass: Business tools and strategies – Developing a Minimum Viable Product (MVP) and testing
  • Masterclass: An introduction to…funding and finance models
  • Ask an expert
23:30-00:00 UK (GMT+1)

Closing panel: COVID-19