8:00 AM to 8:45 AM   Breakfast & Registration
9:00 AM to 9:15 AM   Opening Remarks - Social Enterprise Program Director Ray Horton,
Frank R. Lautenberg Professor of Ethics and Corporate Governance
9:15 AM to 10:30 AM   Breakout Session 1
Sustainable Business Strategies
Driving Change in U.S. K-12 Education: Ensuring Quality Teachers for All Classrooms
Private Equity Investment in GS Telecom of Nigeria: A Case Study
10:45 AM to 12:00 PM   Breakout Session 2
The Frontlines of Social Entrepreneurship
Transitions in Capital Market Financing for Microfinance Institutions
Limited Resources, Unlimited Potential: The Next Generation of Renewable Technologies
12:15 PM to 1:15 PM   Conference Luncheon
1:30 PM to 2:30 PM   Keynote Speaker: Jeffrey Immelt, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of General Electric, and Recipient of the 2008 Botwinick Prize in Business Ethics; Introduction by Bruce Kogut, Sanford C. Bernstein & Co. Professor of Leadership and Ethics
2:45PM to 4:00 PM   Breakout Session 3
Earned Quality: Nonprofit Organizations and Earned Income Initiatives
Transforming Global Health
Private Equity in Emerging Markets: Looking Beyond the Internal Rate of Return
4:15 PM to 5:30 PM  

Plenary Session: Cultivating Effective NGO-Business Partnerships

5:30 PM to 7:00 PM   Reception and Book Signings:
Economic Gangsters: Corruption, Violence and the Poverty of Nations

by Edward Miguel and Raymond Fisman, Lambert Family Professor of Social Enterprise
When Principles Pay: Corporate Social Responsibility and the Bottom Line

by Geoffrey Heal, Paul Garrett Professor of Public Policy and Business Responsibility
Philanthrocapitalism: How the Rich Can Save the World

by Matthew Bishop, Chief Business Writer/US Business Editor of The Economist*
    *All of these books are available through our conference store.

The Social Enterprise Conference 2008 is presented by the Columbia Business School's Social Enterprise Club and the International Development Club with the support of the Social Enterprise Program, Energy Club, Microlumbia Fund, Healthcare Industry Association and Green Business Club, and our generous sponsors.

American Express
Boston Consulting Group