Event Agenda

2.12.2018 - Arrival Day

  • International participants will arrive and check in at the hotel. Both local and foreign participants will register for the event, collecting their official Youth Global Forum 2018 participation kits. The afternoon will see all participants join together for ice-breaking games before attending the official welcome reception, where they will have the opportunity to dine on traditional French cuisine and enjoy cultural performances.

    • Arrival
    • Registration
    • Ice-breaking games
    • Welcome reception

3.12.2018 – Investor Day

  • Investor Day will begin with the official opening ceremony. It will be followed by a keynote speeches, workshops, masterclasses and a case study which will encourage participants to discuss and examine hot topics including impact investing’s role in climate change, new financial instruments such as Blockchain, and managing risk, return and impact goals.

    • Keynote – Development of Infrastructure and Climate Change: In Search of Balance
    • Tea break
    • Keynote - Demystifying Impact Investing
    • Lunch break
    • Workshop - Impact Investing in Education: Case Study of a Social Enterprise in an Emerging Market
    • Workshop - Latest Trends in Impact Investment
    • Workshop - New Financial Instruments for Impact Investing
    • Tea break
    • Masterclass - Solving Youth Unemployment: What can Impact Investing do?
    • Masterclass - Managing Risk, Return and Impact Investing Goals
    • Networking and BBQ Dinner

4.12.2018 – Investee Day

  • Investee Day will feature a project update conducted by the winner of last year’s Youth Time Idea Grant in Dubai. It will include inspiring workshops and masterclasses focused on SDGs, emerging markets and more, in addition to project presentations from by aspiring social entrepreneurs. Participants will be required to analyze and evaluate each project and later vote for the winner who will receive the grant to realize their idea.

    • Masterclass – Social Investment: Gaps and Opportunities in Emerging Markets
    • Project Update from Winner of Youth Time Idea Grant 2017
    • Tea break
    • Project Presentations Round 1
    • Lunch break
    • Project Presentations Round 2
    • Tea break
    • Project Presentations Round 3
    • Voting
    • Workshop - Impact Investing in Renewable Energy
    • Workshop - Impact Investing in Science, Technology and Innovation
    • Masterclass - The Role of Impact Investing in Achieving SDGs
    • Dinner

5.12.2018 – Cultural Exchange Day

  • Cultural Exchange Day will give participants the opportunity to spend the day exploring the cosmopolitan city of Paris. They will visit some of the city’s most iconic landmarks during the day, and in the evening join together at a beautiful venue for the official closing and awarding ceremony - with the winner of the projects competition being announced. Finally, the event will conclude with a gala dinner.

    • Excursions to some of Paris’ famous landmarks
    • Award Ceremony for winners of projects completion
    • Closing Ceremony
    • Gala Dinner

6.12.2018 - Leaving Day

  • Participants will join together for an optional farewell breakfast before checking out of the hotel.

    • Optional farewell breakfast

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