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08:30 – 09:00: Registration and Refreshments

09:00 – 09:05: Chair's welcome
Srabani Sen OBE, Chair, 38 Degrees and The Winch

09:05 – 09:30: Keynote address: Topic to be confirmed
David Holdsworth, Deputy CEO, Charity Commission

09:30 – 10:00: Speaker presentation
Speaker to be confirmed

10:00 – 10:30: The grant giver/fundraiser relationship: can technology make a difference?
Ed Gairdner, Chief Operating Officer, The Good Exchange
Marina Stedman, Head of Marketing, The Good Exchange
This session will cover:
- How do grant givers and fundraisers view the current charitable funding landscape and what are they planning to do to change it?
- How is the platform era driving the charitable sector to become more proactive and streamlined?
- What can fundraisers with limited resources do with digital tools to drive donations as well as grants?

10:30 – 10:50: Coffee Break

10:50 – 11:20: Topic to be confirmed
Andrew Blair, Client Adviser, Rothschild & Co
Nandu Patel, Head of Charities, Rothschild & Co

11:20 – 12:00: Panel: Saving our planet: how to measure and maximise your charity’s impact
This session will cover:
- Climate change and the war on plastic – who needs to act now?
- Current guidelines around charities’ duties to invest responsibly
- Why trustees need to push climate change further up the agenda
- The reputational risks associated with failing to invest in the right places
- Social responsibility vs financial return: is it possible for charities to achieve both?
- What should charity leaders be doing to drive change within their organisation as a whole?
Moderator: Speaker to be confirmed
Lily Tomson, Charities Responsible Investment Network Manager, ShareAction
Nigel Kershaw OBE, Executive Chairman of The Big Issue Group
David Osfield, CFA, Fund Manager, EdenTree

12:00 – 12:30: Boards of the future: the importance of culture
Pesh Framjee, Partner and Global Head of Not-for-Profit, Crowe

12:30 – 13:30: Luncheon

13:30 – 14:00: Speaker presentation
Speaker to be confirmed

14:00 – 14:40: Panel: What does it really mean to be a digital leader?
Moderator: Sam Sparrow, Operations and Programme Lead, CAST (Centre for Acceleration of Social Technology)
Nathan Baranowski, Managing Director, OJO solutions
Simon Gillespie,
Chief Executive, British Heart Foundation
Zoe Amar, Founder and Director, Zoe Amar Digital

14:40 – 15:10: How to use social media as a leadership tool  
Kate Collins, CEO, Teenage Cancer Trust

15:10 – 15:30: Coffee Break

15:30 – 16:00: Topic to be confirmed
Louise Thomson, Head of Policy (Not-for-Profit), ICSA

16:00 – 16:30: Speaker presentation
Speaker to be confirmed

16:30 – 16:35: Chair's Closing remarks
Srabani Sen OBE, Chair, 38 Degrees and The Winch

16:35 Onwards Drinks Reception and Networking

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