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Third Vatican Conference on Impact Investing

Scaling Investment in Service of Integral Human Development

SUNDAY, JULY 8, 2018

8:45 am – 10:00 am Morning Mass
Principal Celebrant: Rev. Louismary Ocha
For those in town and who wish to join, we will celebrate Mass at the Church Village chapel at 9:00 am. Guests of the Crowne Plaza may meet in the lobby at 8:45 am to walk over together.
3:00 pm – 6:30 pm Registration
The registration desk will open in the Crowne Plaza lobby at 3:00 pm. Please come at your leisure.
5:30 pm – 6:30 pm Reception
Please join us for a reception poolside at the Crowne Plaza.
6:30 pm – 9:00 pm Dinner and Welcoming Remarks
Participants welcomed and opening prayer by His Eminence, Peter K.A. Cardinal Turkson and Mr. Sean Callahan.

Following dinner there will be an armchair discussion exploring how the SDG framework is influencing leaders in finance, business, philanthropy, and government to move capital toward the Base of the Pyramid.

Lead: Mr. John Allen, Jr., CNN and Crux Catholic Media
Discussants: Sir Ronald Cohen, Global Steering Group for Impact Investment
His Eminence, Peter K.A. Cardinal Turkson, Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development
Mr. Sean Callahan, Catholic Relief Services

MONDAY, JULY 9, 2018

7:00 am – 8:15 am Morning Mass
Principal Celebrant: His Excellency, Ignatius Ayau Kaigama, Archbishop of Jos
For those who wish to join, we will celebrate Mass at the Church Village chapel at 7:15 am. Guests of the Crowne Plaza may meet in the lobby at 7:00 am to walk over together.
7:00 am – 8:30 am Breakfast
Participants not attending morning Mass to have breakfast at their hotels.
8:00 am – 8:30 am Registration
The registration desk will open in the Crowne Plaza downstairs foyer at 8:00 am. Please come at your leisure.
8:30 am – 8:35 am Opening Prayer
Ms. Lilian M. Omoke, Digital Divide Data (DDD)
8:35 am – 8:45 am Framing the Conference
Background, setting expectations for post-conference commitments, and logistics.
Rev. Augusto Zampini Davies, PhD, Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development
Ms. Beth Collins, Catholic Relief Services
8:45 am – 10:00 am Across the Returns Continuum
Actors in the impact investing sector have return expectations that range from purely philanthropic to fully commercial. Each actor has a role to play and is vital to the growth and success of the sector.

Moderator: Mr. Matthew Bannick, Omidyar Network
Speakers: Ms. Maya Chorengel, The Rise Fund, TPG Growth
Ms. Tracy Palandjian, Social Finance US
Mr. Mezuo Nwuneli, Sahel Capital
Mr. Vineet Rai, Aavishkaar-Intellecap Group
10:00 am – 10:15 am Q&A and Discussion
Dedicated time for audience questions.
10:15 am – 11:00 am Advances within the Catholic Church
An overview of the activities of the global and local Church since the 2016 Vatican Conference on Impact Investing.

Moderator: Mr. John Kohler, Miller Center for Social Entrepreneurship, Santa Clara University
Speakers: Rev. Séamus Finn, OMI, Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility, Oblate International Pastoral Investment Trust
Sr. Eneless Chimbali, SBVM, Association of Consecrated Women in Eastern and Central Africa
Most Rev. Lucius Ugorji, Regional Episcopal Conference of West Africa
11:00 am – 11:15 am Q&A and Discussion
Dedicated time for audience questions.
11:15 am – 11:45 am Break
11:45 am – 12:30 pm Deploying Capital for Impact at the Base of the Pyramid
The deployment of institutional capital with impact on the very poor has not scaled. This panel will consider the reasons why and new models and initiatives to address key barriers.

Moderator: Dr. Charly Kleissner, Toniic and KL Felicitas Foundation
Speakers: Mr. Jean-Michel Severino, Investisseurs & Partenaires
Ms. Debra Schwartz, MacArthur Foundation
Rev. Rufus Whitley, OMI, Oblate International Pastoral Investment Trust
12:30 pm – 12:45 pm Q&A and Discussion
Dedicated time for audience questions.
12:45 pm – 1:45 pm Lunch

HEALTH: SCALING HEALTH CARE ACCESS FOR THE POOR

1:45 pm – 2:15 pm Armchair Discussion: Balancing Sustainability and Universal Care
A conversation about the status of universal health care coverage and the challenges and innovations around its sustainable provision to the very poor both in the US and globally.

Introduction: Sr. Carol Keehan, DC, Catholic Health Association of the United States
Video: Dr. Tedros Ghebreyesus, World Health Organization
2:15 pm – 3:00 pm Scaling Health Care Access
An examination of diverse financial vehicles addressing challenges to scaling access to health care.

Moderator: The Hon. John Simon, Total Impact Capital
Speakers: Most Rev. Paul Kariuki Njiru, Catholic Health Commission of Kenya, Kenyan Conference of Catholic Bishops
Ms. Dale Hunt, Ascension Investment Management
Mr. Tom Hall, UBS Optimus Foundation
3:00 pm – 3:15 pm Q&A and Discussion
Dedicated time for audience questions.

YOUTH: INCREASING ACCESS TO JOBS

3:15 pm – 3:45 pm Armchair Discussion: Unemployment – Taking the Youth Perspective
A discussion of the effect of unemployment on youth and an example of a private sector actor whose business model offers a solution.

Lead: Ms. Laurie Spengler, Enclude Capital
Discussants: Mr. Jeremy Hockenstein, Digital Divide Data
Ms. Lilian Omoke, Digital Divide Data
3:45 pm – 4:30 pm Creating Jobs for Low-Income Youth
An exploration of social enterprise and job creation for youth.

Moderator: Ms. Jeri Eckhart Queenan, The Bridgespan Group
Speakers: Ms. Radha Basu, iMerit
Mr. Murali Vullaganti, PeopleShores
Mr. Timothy Cross, YouthBuild International
4:30 pm – 4:45 pm Q&A and Discussion
Dedicated time for audience questions.
4:45 pm – 5:15 pm Break

MIGRANTS AND REFUGEES: FINANCING SMES OWNED BY OR SERVING THE DISPLACED

5:15 pm – 5:45 pm Armchair Discussion: Walking in Solidarity with Migrants and Refugees
A look at the impact of forced migration and the role of new business models and private capital as tools of support and solidarity.

Lead: Mr. Randall Kempner, Aspen Network of Development Entrepreneurs
Discussant: Dr. Christine Mahoney, Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy, University of Virginia
5:45 pm – 6:30 pm Migrants, Refugees, and SMEs
A discussion of innovative financing models for improving the quality of life for migrants and refugees.

Moderator: Dr. Thane Kreiner, Miller Center for Social Entrepreneurship, Santa Clara University
Speakers: Ms. Béatrice Delperdange, KOIS Invest
Mr. Ommeed Sathe, Prudential Financial
Mr. Lev Plaves, Kiva
6:30 pm – 6:45 pm Q&A and Discussion
Dedicated time for audience questions.
6:45 pm – 9:00 pm Reception & Dinner
A special dinner at Ristorante Arturo hosted by the Omidyar Network.

TUESDAY, JULY 10, 2018

7:30 am – 8:30 am Morning Mass
Principal Celebrant: His Excellency, Paul Kariuki Njiru, Bishop of Embu
For those who wish to join, we will celebrate Mass in the Crowne Plaza plenary room.
8:00 am – 9:00 am Breakfast
Participants not attending morning Mass to have breakfast at their hotels.
9:00 am – 9:05 am Opening Prayer
Sr. Patricia Daly, OP, Sisters of St. Dominic
9:05 am – 9:15 am Reflections on the First Day
Mr. Sean Callahan, Catholic Relief Services
9:15 am – 10:00 am Leveraging Private Capital to Maximize Development
A discussion of government efforts to move private capital into development.

Moderator: Ms. Jennifer Pryce, Calvert Impact Capital
Speakers: Mr. David Bohigian, Overseas Private Investment Corporation
Mr. Sean Jones, United States Agency for International Development
10:00 am – 10:15 am Q&A and Discussion
Dedicated time for audience questions.
10:15 am – 10:30 am Commitment: Azure Source Capital
Mr. Paul Hicks, Catholic Relief Services
10:30 am – 11:00 am Break

INTEGRAL ECOLOGY: CLIMATE CHANGE AND DEVELOPMENT

11:00 am – 11:30 am Armchair Discussion: Laudato Si and Global Efforts to Combat Climate Change
Though many large actors and initiatives focus on climate change, the current efforts do not fully address the enormity of the challenge. This is a discussion of the need described in Laudato Si and the gaps the private sector is working to fill.

Lead: Mr. Amit Bouri, Global Impact Investing Network
Discussants: Mr. Tomás Insua, Global Catholic Climate Movement
Sr. Patricia Daly, OP, Sisters of St. Dominic
11:30 am – 12:15 pm Innovative Finance and Climate Change
A review of new green funds and climate-driven adaptive business models.

Moderator: Dr. Ellen Dorsey, Wallace Global Fund
Speakers: Mr. Michael Rauenhorst, Social Investment Managers and Advisors
Ms. Radha Kuppalli, New Forests
Ms. Bená Burda, Maggie’s Organics, Clean Clothes Inc.
12:15 pm – 12:30 pm Q&A and Discussion
Dedicated time for audience questions.

DEEP DIVES

12:30 pm – 1:15 pm Parallel Sessions: choose 1 of 4 concurrent sessions. Note that the ‘Taking Action’ session will be conducted in two parts as outlined below.

1. Health Blended Finance Model: Medical Credit Fund & PharmAccess 
An in-depth examination of the Medical Credit Fund and its financing of small and medium-sized healthcare facilities in Africa, including the Consolata Hospital Kyeni, Kenya.

Speakers: Most Rev. Paul Kariuki Njiru, Catholic Health Commission of Kenya, Kenyan Conference of Catholic Bishops
Mr. Kennedy Okong’o, Medical Credit Fund – PharmAccess Foundation
The Hon. John Simon, Total Impact Capital
2. Climate Change Funds: Public and Private Climate Funds and SIMA Funds
A consideration of the structuring and impact of new public equity, private equity, and debt green funds.

Speakers: Sr. Patricia Daly, OP, Sisters of St. Dominic
Mr. Michael Rauenhorst, Social Investment Managers and Advisors
3. Migrants and Refugees – Catalyzing Entrepreneurship: Kiva’s World Refugee Fund and KOIS’ Livelihoods Development Impact Bond
With their founders and partners, explore how Kiva and KOIS Invest have structured and are capitalizing refugee financing vehicles and what impact each expects.

Speakers: Mr. John Kluge, Alight Fund
Mr. Lev Plaves, Kiva
Ms Béatrice Delperdange, KOIS Invest
4. Taking Action: Advice and Lessons Learned about Building an Impact Portfolio
How to get started (first session from 12:30 pm – 1:15 pm) and to expand your impact portfolio (second session from 2:15 pm – 3:00 pm), including convincing your investment committee, conducting due diligence, and avoiding pitfalls.

Moderator: Dr. Patricia Dinneen, Emerging Markets Private Equity Association
Speakers: Ms. Abigail Noble, The ImPact
Ms. Rekha Unnithan, Nuveen, a TIAA Company
Mr. Bryan Pini, Mercy Investment Services
1:15 pm – 2:15 pm Lunch
2:15 pm – 3:00 pm Parallel Sessions: choose 1 of 4 concurrent sessions.
3:00 pm – 4:00 pm Small Group Work: Reflection, Discussion, and Commitment
4:00 pm – 4:30 pm Break
4:30 pm – 5:30 pm Small Group Work: Reflection, Discussion, and Commitment

CONFERENCE WRAP-UP

5:30 pm – 6:00 pm Commitment Read Out
Summary of commitments from small group work.
Ms. Beth Collins, Catholic Relief Services
6:00 pm – 6:15 pm Closing Remarks
Mr. Sean Callahan, Catholic Relief Services
6:15 pm – 6:30 pm Thank you and Closing Prayer
His Eminence, Peter K.A. Cardinal Turkson, Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Closing Dinner

WEDNESDAY, JULY 11, 2018

7:00 am – 9:00 am Mass at the Grotto Altar at the Tomb of St. Peter, St. Peter’s Basilica
Principal Celebrant: His Eminence, Peter K.A. Cardinal Turkson
Meet in the Crowne Plaza or Church Village lobby at 7:00 am to board the bus for Mass at 8:00 am.


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