SCHEDULE DETAILS Information of Event Schedules

Giving isn’t only about what it does for others; it is also about what it does for us. Volunteering as a habit can bring about deeper systematic changes, want to know more? Check out the schedule for VolCon 2020- India's flagship conference on Volunteering.

7:30 - 9:15

Walk The Talk

Volunteering Activity Prior Registration Required (free). Participants should reach venue directly.

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8:00 - 9:30

Networking & Exploring Collaborations

9:30 - 10:15

Every Indian Volunteering- In Conversation with the iVolunteer Award Winners 2020

Asking India's volunteer leaders what THEY think it will take to get Every Indian to volunteer

10:15 - 10:45

Tea Break

10:45- 11:30
speaker-1

Gautam Prakash

speaker-2

Nivethika Sundararajan

Breakout 3A - Evolution of a Volunteer's Journey

How can we move a volunteer from a one-off event attender to becoming someone deeply committed to a cause and backing it with serious amounts of time?

10:45-11:30
speaker-1

Tania Pal

Breakout 3B - Change The Scene- Entrepreneurial Volunteering

Learn how CRISIL's "Change The Scene" encourages employees to pitch "social enterprise ideas" and "win" volunteer support to implement them

10:45-11:30
speaker-1

Venkat Krishnan

speaker-2

Nirbhay Lumde

speaker-3

Karthee

Breakout 3C -Dynamics of "Vendorship"

Corporates are corporates, NGOs are NGOs and the twain shall never meet. Or is that so? What are the dynamics of this relationship?

11:30 - 12:15

Breakout 4A -Desktop Volunteering

Listen in to how eVidyaLoka enables individuals, both from home and from companies, to teach school children right from their Desktop!

11:30- 12:15

Breakout 4B -Fundraising Through Volunteers

Hear examples of how organisations have seen volunteers raise crores for them, and learn what YOU can do to get your volunteers to fundraise for you.

11:30 - 12:15
speaker-1

Dr Prahalathan

speaker-2

Shalabh Sahai

Breakout 4C - Creating Great Volunteer Opportunities

The right volunteering opportunity is meaningful and value adding to an NGO but also fun, challenging and skill-building for the volunteer. Learn how to create win-wins.

12:15- 12:30

Short Break

12:30 - 13:15
speaker-1

Aeisha Musthafa

speaker-2

Gazal Raina

Breakout 5A -Collaboration Across Corporates

A remarkable case study of how companies across Chennai have got together to create a Road Safety Council that is improving traffic safety in the city.

12:30 - 13:15
speaker-1

Mehul Kothare

speaker-2

Sanjay Mudnaney

Breakout 5B -Voluntraining: Building Skills Through Volunteering

Can volunteers systematically pick up skills through volunteering? Can one then see Volunteering as a "Training" activity and dip into Training budgets of companies?

12:30 - 13:15

Breakout 5C Debate: Can Volunteering Boost Productivity?

13:15 - 14:15

Lunch

14:15 - 15:00

Breakout 6A -Participant Led Session

14:15 - 15:00

Breakout 6B -Participant Led Session

14:15 - 15:00

Breakout 6C -Participant Led Session

15:00 - 15:30

Tea Break

15:30 - 16:30

Workshop: Creating Your Annual Plan

16:30 - 16:45
speaker-1

Dr Prahalathan

speaker-2

Shalabh Sahai

Vote of Thanks & Conclusion

9:15- 10:00

Registration

Registration, Tea/coffee, networking

10.00 - 10.15
speaker-1

Shalabh Sahai

Welcome Address

10.15-11.00
speaker-1

Prasanth Nair

Keynote-Creating a Volunteering Movement at Scale

Learn from "Collector Bro" how he mobilised tens of thousands of Kozhikode's citizens to volunteer in Lake CleanUps or caring for the poor, through "Operation Suleimani" and "Compassionate Kozhikode"

11.00 - 12.00

Micro presentations- India's Volunteering Intermediaries

Short 5 minute presentations on how some of India's Volunteering Intermediaries can help your company engage your employees as volunteers or your NGO find the volunteers you need.

12.00 - 12.15

Short Break

12.15 - 13.00
speaker-1

Archana Raghuram

speaker-2

Aarti Madhusudan

Breakout 1A -Hosting A Volunteer Day Week or Month

Learn how your NGO or Company can host a "Volunteer Day", Week or Month and create excitement around it

12:15 - 13:00
speaker-1

Paresh Parasnis

speaker-2

Vijaya Balaji

speaker-3

Antoinette Lopez

Breakout 1B -Scaling Participation Rates in Volunteering

A conversation with companies that have scaled employee participation rates in their volunteering programme to significant levels

12:15 - 13:00
speaker-1

Dr Prahalathan

Breakout 1C - Organising a Great Volunteer Orientation

Well begun is half done. A great orientation can set the right expectations among volunteers and get them off to a good start

13:00 - 14:00

Lunch and Networking

14:00 - 15:00

V-Day Special- Speed Dating To Find your Volunteer Match

Cupid arriving in style and relevance through 'Speed Dating' at VolCon!

15:00 - 15:45
speaker-1

Harish Devarajan

speaker-2

Aashu Calapa

Breakout 2A -How Volunteering Has Changed Me

Two senior professionals share their volunteering journey and how it has transformed them personally.

15:00 - 15:45
speaker-1

Aloka Majumdar

Breakout 2B - Building Leadership Through Volunteering

HSBC's week long volunteering sabbatical is much sought after by its senior executives. Learn why

15:00 - 15:45
speaker-1

Deepak Prabhu Matti

Breakout 2C - Measuring & Tracking Volunteering

Listen in to how Cognizant tracks employee volunteering and measures it

15:45 - 16:15

Tea Break

16:15 - 17:30

iVolunteer Awards Function

Applaud India's Volunteer Hero, Youth Champion, Leader in Volunteer Engagement and Leader in Employee Volunteering

17:30 - 18:30

Advisory Desks, Networking

Get pro bono advice, help, suggestions and connects to scale up your volunteering, from experts. Or just catch up with people and make friends.

18:30 - 21:00

Dinner