Registration & Tea/Coffee
Welcome by MC
Speaker: Tanu Subramanium, Director, Bhumi / Misha Bhatt, Senior Vice President, iVolunteer
Speaker: Misbah Noorain, Youth representative, Yuwaah
Keynote: Samaj Sarkar, Bazaar - Role of Active Citizenship in a Democracy
Keynote Address by Rohini Nilekani, Founder, Arghyam Foundation
Parallel session 1: Hatke Volunteering Opportunities
Speakers: Satyam Gambhir, Co-Founder, Platform Commons / Prem Ashra, Co-Founder, Sampartk Sathi Foundation /Reshma, iVolunteer / Vamshi KR, Goodera / Ankit Bhargava, Sensing Local / Hitesh Wadhwani, Bhumi
Parallel session 2: Volunteering today - not the entire staircase but one step at a time!
Speakers: Anupama Muhuri, General Manager, CRY (Participant led session)
Parallel session 3: An ecosystems approach to recognising, rewarding and sustaining volunteering
Speakers: Brian Almeida, Founder, Points For Good / Neha Chandra, Lead - Employee Volunteering, Amazon / Manasa Priya Vasudevan, Youth & Adolescent Development Specialist, YuWaah / Misbah Noorain, Youth representative, YuWaah
Parallel session 1: Volunteering as an HR tool - building key soft skills
Speakers: Santhosh Kumar, Leading Digital Transformation, Bosch / Srikanth Vachaspati, General Manager and Head HR, Siemens / Rani Sasikumar, Group Manager External Communications & CSR, Allianz
How can volunteering help build patience, empathy, people skills and other soft skills vital to leadership?
Parallel session 2: Virtual volunteering - It's here to stay
Speakers: Brinda Poornapragna, CEO, eVidyaloka / Balakumar Thangavelu, India Head - Outreach, Cognizant / Sudeepti Rastogi, Head of Learning and Development, SAGE
Panel discussion on - creating interesting virtual vol opps, how to give a sense of belonging/ impact inspite of being remote, ensuring team work in virtual contexts.
Parallel session 3: Value of volunteering - helping NPOs reduce costs / expand outreach / impact
Speakers: Arundhuti Gupta, Founding Trustee and CEO, Mentor Together / Sanchit Jain, Co- Founder, Robinhood Army
A session to help NPOs understand the financial benefit in engaging more and more volunteers at scale- to create greater impact at lower unit costs.
One-to-one speed dating between corporates, intermediaries and NGOs, where each gets to share the volunteering opportunities they seek/offer with the other in 30 seconds, and set up to meet later if interests match.
Parallel session 1: Leveraging campaigns to mobilise large scale volunteering
Speakers: Dr. Prahalathan KK, Co- Founder, Bhumi / Hannah Wojno, Director, Good Deed Day / Rupali Gohil Vaidya, Head of Projects, Project Mumbai
Parallel session 2: Improving Participation Rates in Companies
Speakers: Harish Kulkarni, Corporate Social Responsibility Manager, Tata Communications / Laxmi Iyer, Head of Asset Liability Management and Treasury IT, BNP Paribas / Sharmeen Kutky, Vice President and Head of India Corporate Citizenship and Foundations, Credit Suisse India
Panel discussion on how companies are driving up participation rates in employee volunteering programmes beyond 50%
Parallel session 3: Making Volunteering Accessible Through Tech
Speakers: Devika Nair, Senior Manager, Diversity & Inclusion and CSR, Allegis Group / Sanjay Bhatia, AVP CSR, Genpact / Vijay Krishna, Global Head of Sales & Engagement, Goodera
Volunteer Management systems - platforms and options available, common challenges faced in volunteer management and how tech can make life easy.
Parallel session 1: Sabbaticals & Fellowships in Corporates: committing to long term employee volunteer deployments
Speakers: Lalit Mohan, President and COO, SBI Foundation / Suja Warriar, Manager HRD - Diversity Functions, Infosys
Parallel session 2: Volunteer Manager as a Role
Speakers: Bindusri MS, College Relations Co-ordinator, Youth For Seva / Surendran M, CSR at CGI and Founder at VTheVolunteers / Anubha Sharma, Founder and CEO, AXF
How to convince nonprofits and corporates to invest in full time "Volunteer Managers"- what does the role involve, and why is it worth investing in?
Parallel session 3: Getting them - Not Back, but Back to Basics
Speakers: Sathya Natarajan (Participant Led session)
In the post pandemic era, what can NGOs do to get volunteers to show up in person? Case studies on different approaches to "get the volunteers back"
Registration & Tea/Coffee
Voice of Volunteers
Speakers: Prabhakaran Karunamoorthi, Associate Director, Bhumi / Aakanksha, iVolunteer
Plenary - Large Government Volunteering Initiatives, Illam Thedi Kalvi
Speakers: Elam Bhagavath, IAS
A first time grassroots initiative by state government to bridge the learning loss owing to the pandemic with 2 Lakhs volunteers teaching 34 Lakh student across Tamil Nadu.
Parallel session 1: Pit-falls in corporate volunteering
Speakers: Maria Sarah, Founder and CEO, Diya Foundation / Shalabh Sahai, CoFounder & Director, iVolunteer / Harshith Muppuri, Social Impact Specialist, Atlassian
Going beyond superficial activities to look at how corporate volunteering can be truly impactful
Parallel session 2: Inside the mind of a Gen Z Volunteer
Speakers: Aastha Mirchandani, Student / Nirmala V, Student / Muskan Agarwal, Software Developer, Target / Vasanthi Hariprakash, Founder-CEO, Pickle Jar
Insights into what motivates the Gen Z to volunteer- what they expect from vol opportunities and how they wish to be engaged
Parallel session 3: Technology in Volunteering
Speakers: Satyam Gambhir, Co- Founder, Platform Commons / Shubham Prakash, Founder, We Do Good / Abhishek Gupta, COO, Yuwaah
Volunteer Management systems- platforms and options available, common challenges faced in volunteer management and how tech can make life easy.
Parallel Games 1: Test Your VQ- Volunteering Quiz
A Quiz on all things volunteering with prizes for the teams as well as the audience
Parallel Games 2: Contest: Create a plan on how to engage 100,000 volunteers?
Contest: Create a plan on how to engage 100,000 volunteers? Teams of 4-5 work on and create and share a plan, with prizes for the best plan
Vote of Thanks
Hall 2, 4
Speakers: Shalabh Sahai, iVolunteer / Dr. Prahalathan KK, Co- Founder, Bhumi