Thursday, 5 November 2015

gsbs 2015 - day 2 recap

The second (and final) day of the Global Social Business Summit Main Conference has come to a spirited close.

We feel uplifted, inspired, and grateful for the tremendous people involved in organizing, supporting, and participating in what turned out to be a truly wonderful event. Thank you all for consistently reminding us why the work we do is so worthwhile.

View a light re-cap and several photos from the day here. And please - stay tuned for our follow-up documentation in the coming days!

A quick re-cap:

  • Social Business Ecosystems: Fostering Partnerships to Create Social Impact
  • Agenda of the Future 2 - 
    • Nick Haan (Faculty Chair Global Grand Challenges Singularity University)
  • Parallel Session 4 “Social Business to Tackle Youth Unemployment”
  • Various social business exhibitions in the GSBS 2015 Space for Entrepreneurs
  • Dozens of E-180 YY Knowledge Dates booked 
  • Parallel Session 5 “Social Business all around the globe - a status quo” 
  • Parallel Session 6 “Social Impact Measurement – Still a curse or a cure?”
  • Parallel Session 7 “How to live with YY”
  • State of the World 2 - 
    • Thomas Gass (Assistant Secretary-General for Policy Coordination and Inter-Agency Affairs in UN DESA)
  • Plenary Session „Creating a world without poverty and unemployment“ - Expert Dialogue
  • Focus Groups - Part 2 (Virtual Reality and Dialogue in the Dark sessions included!)
  • Closing Remarks - 
    • Prof. Huzzatul Islam Latifee (Managing Director Grameen Trust) and Hans Reitz (Head of Global Social Business Summit)
  • Announcement of the Global Social Business 2016 to be held in China


Stay up to date on the #GSBS2015 on Twitter @grameencl! And hope to see you all at our closing, open-invitation Refugee Action Tank tomorrow morning!

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November 11th, 2015

The Global Social Business Summit 2015 - in Berlin, Germany - has come to a bittersweet end. We thank all those who supported us throughout the process; all those who participated in the event; and all those who helped to spread the YY Spirit of the Social Business Movement in the days leading up to - and during - the event.

We can't wait to see all of you in China for the Global Social Business Summit 2016.

Find a selection of photos from the three days of the #GSBS2015 here.

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Agenda

On our website you can find the latest version of the agenda, session topics & speakers for the Global Social Business Summit 2015, The program is preliminary and subject to change. Stay tuned for the next updates!

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Getting Around

The main venue for the Global Social Business Summit 2015 is the Tempelhof Airport in Berlin, Germany.

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