Emerging Trends in Philanthropy

International Conference

 

Thu, 5 Sep / 09:30 – 17:10 / Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, Lisbon

 

The commemoration of the 150th anniversary of the birth of Calouste Gulbenkian offers an opportunity to reflect on the philanthropy and the positioning of the Foundation in a period of constant change. In this context, main philanthropic organizations national e international have been invited to Lisbon in order to discuss the latest trends in the world of philanthropy.

Commissioner: Rien Van Gendt

 

PROGRAMME

09:30 – 10:00   Arrival, registration and coffee

 

10:00 – 10:15   Opening

Isabel Mota
President, Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation

 

10:15 – 10:45   Keynote address
Institutional philanthropy: trends, social context, distrust and legitimacy

Rien van Gendt
Senior Advisor to the Board of Trustees of the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation

 

10:45 – 11:15   Coffee

 

11:15 – 12:15   Plenary Panel Discussion
Debate on Keynote address

Emílio Rui Vilar
Non Executive Trustee, Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation

Rita Faden 
President, Executive Council Luso-American Development Foundation, Lisbon

James Chen
Chairman, The Chen Yet-Sen Family Foundation, Hong Kong

Luc Tayart de Borms
Managing Director, King Baudouin Foundation, Brussels

Carola Carazzone
Secretary General, Assifero, Rome

Willemijn Verloop
Partner, Social Impact Ventures Netherlands, Amsterdam

Chair:

Gerry Salole
Chief Executive, European Foundation Centre, Brussels

 

12:15 – 13:00   Speech
Powerless: Powerful. The making of the modern foundation.

Dawn Austwick
Chief Executive, Community Fund, London

 

13:00 – 14:30   Lunch

 

14:30 – 15:30   Three parallel discussion groups

During lunch, 3 to 4 topics will be distilled from the morning session as input to these discussion groups.
Chaired and facilitated by:

Rosa Gallego Director, Spanish Association of Foundations, Madrid and Luís Jerónimo, Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation

Filiz Bikmen Social Investment and Philanthropy Advisor, Istanbul and Luís Plácido dos Santos, Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation

Maria Chertok Director, CAF Russia, Moscow and João de Almeida Pedro, Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation

 

15:30 – 16:30   Plenary Panel Discussion
Making Foundations fit for the future

Martin Essayan
Trustee, Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation

Rosa Gallego
Director, Spanish Association of Foundations

Filiz Bikmen
Social Investment and Philanthropy Advisor

Maria Chertok
Director, CAF Russia

Massimo Lapucci
Secretary General, CRT Foundation, Turin; Chair EFC, Brussels

Stephen Heintz
President, Rockefeller Brothers Fund, New York

Miguel Neiva
Social Entrepreneur & Ashoka Fellow, Porto

Chair:

Pedro Norton
Non Executive Trustee, Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation

 

16:30 – 16:50   Coffee

 

16:50 – 17:10   Final observations and takeaways

Rien van Gendt
Senior Advisor to the Board of Trustees of the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation

 

The Conference rapporteur will be Pedro Santos Guerreiro.

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Updated on 19 September 2019