Agenda

Day 1: Thursday, 16th February 2012

09:30-10:30             

Focus on Regional Development - A summary of the "entersocial Good Practice transfer project"

iq consult will present the conclusions of the entersocial good practice transfer project - please note that this session will be presented in German. Find out more about entersocial here.

10:30-11:00

Registration for all conference delegates

11:00-11:30

Welcome and Introduction

Thorsten Jahnke - CEO, iq consult

Jeremy Nicholls - CEO, The SROI Network

Ursula Klingmuller- Federal State of Brandenburg

11:30-12:30

The SROI Network International Conference "A Time for Social Value" – Panel Introduction

Bettina Windau –Director, The Future of Civil Society, Bertelsmann Foundation

Richard Spencer – Head of Sustainability, Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales

The panel will discuss the increasing importance of social value in decision making in public private and civil society organisations.

12:30-13:30

Lunch Break

13:30-14:30               1x 4 parallel workshop sessions (1 German; 3 English)

Workshop 1 - Concept and Practice of SROI (German)

Thorsten Jahnke – CEO, iq consult

Gundula Coellen – Senior Consultant, Stakeholder Reporting GmbH

Thomas Meier Ahrens – CEO, nordprojekte

This workshop will explore the SROI process as a bridge between social commitment and profitability. This will include an overview of recent developments, experiences and limits of the SROI application.

Workshop 2 - Introduction to SROI

Tim Goodspeed – Training Manager, The SROI Network

An introduction to SROI. This will include the uses and limitations, an overview of the principles, processes and stages of SROI and understanding social value.

Workshop 3 - Valuation

Eilis Lawlor – Director, Just Economics

Oliver Kempton - Senior Partner, Envoy Partnership

This workshop will explore the use of values in analysing social return, and provide an overview of the processes that can be used to identify measures and values.

Workshop 4 - Tools for SROI - "The Value Game"

Peter Scholten – Director, The Value Game

This workshop will discuss how The Value Game can be used as part of the SROI process by engaging with stakeholders to identify and value outcomes.

14:30-15:30 Break
15:30-16:30

1 x 4 Parallel Workshops (1 in German, 3 in English)

Workshop 1 – Responsible corporate governance and SROI (German)

Stefan Koch – Senior Expert, UPJ

Thorsten Jahnke - CEO, iq consult

This will explore the relationship between responsible corporate governance and SROI including examples of CSR in markets, the workplace, the environment and the community.

Workshop 2 – Presentation of SROI Case Studies

Hugo Narillos Roux – Hugo will present his case study, Measuring the social value of social housing in Spain : Crein´s SROI analysis.

Carien Borst – Carien, a member of the The Netherlands SROI network, will present a case study on the use of SROI at Emergis, an organisation which offers rehabilitation through work and daytime activities for people suffering from mental illness.

Workshop 3 – International Perspectives on SROI

Ken Ito - Assistant Professor, Graduate School of Media and Governance, Keio University

Sara Olsen – CEO, SVT Group

Stephanie Robertson – President, SiMPACT Strategies, SROI Canada

Les Hems - Director of Research, Centre for Social Impact

The international speakers will discuss the past and present use of SROI in their country, as well as future opportunities and challenges.

Workshop 4 – Tools for SROI – "Social E-Valuator™"

Marlon van Dijk – Director, Social e-valuator

Presentation of social e-valuator™- and how it can enable organisations to measure, manage and communicate their financial and non-financial values.

16:30-17:30

1 x 3 Parallel Workshops (1 in German, 2 in English)

Workshop 1 – Local Government and SROI (German)

Thorsten Jahnke – CEO, iq consult

This workshop will examine whether social return can be used in the evaluation of public contracts, based on case studies.

Workshop 2 – Presentation of SROI Case Studies

Gundula Coellen- Senior Consultant, Stakeholder Reporting GmbH

Workshop 3 – Open slot

19:30 Dinner (optional, not included in the price - please state when booking)

Day 2: Friday, 17th February 2012

9.30-10.30

1 x 4 Parallel Workshops (1 in German, 3 in English)

Workshop 1 – Tools for SROI – social e-valuator (German)

Peter Scholten – Director, The Value Game

Marlon van Dijk – Director, social e-valuator

Presentation of social e-valuator™- and how it can enable organisations to measure, manage and communicate their financial and non-financial values.

Workshop 2 – Using SROI

Tim Goodspeed – Training Manager, The SROI Network

This workshop will facilitate discussion on how to embed and utilise the results of your SROI analysis in your organisation based on work with NIACE.

Workshop 3 – Presentation of SROI Case Studies

Erik Nilsson – Expert on Organisational Control, Serus - Erik will present a case study on how SROI has been used by his organisation, and its practise in Sweden.

Liz Riley – Impacts and Contracts Manager, CREATE - Liz will highlight how CREATE have used SROI, including their plans to embed SROI into the organisation in the future. This case study will also cover the organisations use of SROI in reporting, performance improvement, and in motivating teams.

Workshop 4 – Assurance

Karl Leathem – Director, The SROI Network

An overview of the SROI Network assurance process, what this entails, and the benefits of report assurance.

10:30-11:00

Coffee Break

11:00-12:00

1 x 4 Parallel Workshops (1 in German, 3 in English)

Workshop 1 – Reporting standards and SROI (German)

Anne Pattberg and Miriam Scherf- PricewaterhouseCoopers

Michael Vollmann – Ashoka Germany

Reporting standards and SROI will provide an overview of various methods and reporting standards for (social) enterprises and organizations in relation to impact measurement.

Workshop 2 – Databases of Indicators and Values

Jeremy Nicholls – CEO, The SROI Network

Stephanie Robertson – President, SiMPACT Strategies, SROI Canada

This workshop will launch the new version of the VOIS database and include a presentation of the SROI Canada proxy database.

Workshop 3 – SROI for Investors

Sarah McCoy – Senior Researcher, The SROI Network

A presentation on how The Social Investment Business is using SROI - and how SROI helps investees. This will also cover involving stakeholders, and the evaluation of stakeholder engagement policies.

Workshop 4 – Use of the Outcomes Star within SROI

Eilis Lawlor– Director, Just Economics

This workshop will highlight how the Outcomes Star can be used as a tool in the SROI process to help understand and measure outcomes.

12:00-13:00

Lunch Break

13:00-14:00

1 x 4 Parallel Workshops (1 in German, 3 in English)

Workshop 1 – Open slot (German)

Options include Social Investment and Evaluation.

Workshop 2 – Public sector commissioning for social value

Jenni Inglis – Director, The SROI Network

Daniela Gatti – Social Evaluator expert on Social Accounting

This workshop will see the launch of the new "Guide to Commissioning for Maximum Value" written by The SROI Network for the Local Government Association (UK). There will also be a discussion on the application of SROI principles and practices to the process of commissioning public services, including needs analysis, options appraisal, procurement and review.

Workshop 3 – Valuation

Daniel Fujiwara– Senior Economist at Government Economic Service & Researcher at London School of Economics

Peter Scholten – Director, The Value Game

This workshop will explore the use of values in analysing social return, and provide an overview of the processes that can be used to identify measures and values.

Workshop 4 –Social e-valuator and The Value Game

Marlon van Dijk – Director, Social Evaluator

This workshop will discuss how The Value Game can be used as part of the SROI process by engaging with stakeholders to identify and value outcomes and how social e-valuator™ can enable organisations to measure, manage and communicate their financial and non-financial values.

14:00-14:30

Break

14.30-16:00

Closing session – what next?

Sara Olsen – CEO, SVT Group

Jeremy Nicholls – CEO, The SROI Network

Philipp Hoelscher - Phineo

The closing session will discuss the future of SROI, arising from the increasing importance in incorporating social value into organisational decision making – plus the opportunities and threats SROI faces as a result of this.

16:00 Open slot/Networking in the Auditorium

We will provide lots of time and space for you to network, grab people for direct advice, and share ideas. 

We will ask for ideas for sessions as part of the booking process, and until mid-day on the first day of the conference.

This means that the timetable for the first day will have more detail. The second day will allow us to repeat sessions that you couldn’t attend on the first day and run sessions that you would like to see added.

We look forward to seeing you there.

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