Grand Opening: Keynote Speech cum Thematic Session
S421 Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, Wan Chai

Powerful historical trends are converging on our time. Humanity is exiting the youthful phase of growth and transitioning to maturity, including ecological maturity, demographic maturity, and economic maturity.

Public Innovation – Bridging the Gaps Between the People, Private and Public Sectors
S421 Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, Wan Chai

With the tripartite collaboration of the public sector, business sector and civic society, many cross-sector social innovative projects have become effective ‘bridge-builders' to respond to issues and reconcile differences.

Lunch Break
Building Alliances for Regional Collective Impact
The Social Innovation Ecosystem Builders – The Role of Intermediaries in East Asian Cities
S421 Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, Wan Chai

The roles of governments, funders, and social innovators are often given much weight in social innovation. However, intermediaries also play an indispensable role in building the social innovation ecosystem.

Bridging Purpose with Actions
Building Trust: The Making of
S421 Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, Wan Chai

Now more than ever, “Trust” will play a key role in solving the world’s social and environmental challenges - from aligning a common purpose in cross-sector partnerships and practising honest conversations between people from diverse backgrounds, to fostering confidence in our leaders, institutions and communities for long-term change, as well as in renewing a sense of hope in an increasingly unknown future.

A Dinner to Remember: Celebrating Our Past, Embracing the Future
DiVino PatioShop 11, 1/F, Causeway Centre (Brim 28), 28 Harbour Road, Wanchai

The upheaval caused by COVID-19 is all around us. The verse “there is a time to hug, and a time not to hug” has a new meaning during the pandemic. However, we are in this together - and we will get through this together.