This year, we’re widening the lens and taking the conversation further than ever before, bringing in new perspectives, and highlighting the latest thinking on topics you care about most.
We're pleased to introduce you to the 2019 Net Impact Conference agenda, made up of exciting networking opportunities, interactive workshops, and a lineup of social impact thinkers and visionaries who will guide us through three days of big ideas, creative leadership, and groundbreaking solutions to tough world challenges. The agenda is being updated often, so please continue to check back often for more information!
Thursday, Oct. 24
Chapter Leader Session
No-host Networking Activities
Friday, Oct. 25
Career Central, Solutions Showcase, Poster Session (Open all day)
Saturday, Oct. 26
Join us for three days of 50+ sessions covering impact topic such as:
Social Impact Career & Professional Development
Community Development & Urban Revitalization
Environmental Sustainability & Circular Economy
Social Justice & Equity
Social Finance & Impact Investing
Climate Solutions & Responsible Living
International Development & Entrepreneurship
In addition to our breakout sessions, enjoy:
Career Central is a unique opportunity for NI19 attendees to meet and connect with recruiters and career coaches, learn about new companies and build your professional network. It is a great chance to invest in your future career journey. Bring your resumé!
For employers, recruiters and career coaches looking to engage with our diverse NI19 audience, get more information and apply below.
Engage with social impact startups, mission-driven corporations and non profit organizations that will excite and inspire you to dream bigger and learn about new possibilities for yourself and the future of your career.
For companies and organizations interested in participating, get more information and apply below.
Career Central and Solutions Showcase Exhibitor List
(Check back often as the list continues to grow!)
American Cancer Society
Build Excellent Schools
Building Community Value
Capital Good Fund
Clinton Health Access Initiative
Detroit Inovation Fund
Detroit Playcare/ Creating Space Detroit
Environmental Defense Fund
Gustavson School of Business
Haas School of Business
International Paper Company
National Park Services
Ryter Cooperative Industries
Southeast Michigan Sustainable Business Forum
The Agenda Period
Walk of Life Coaching
Are you fired up and ready to solve a 21st century issue? Got big ideas or innovative solutions for tackling climate change, food security, and more? A special opportunity for our Chapter members, the NI19 Poster Session is a chance to present research, ideas and projects during the conference. The Poster Session application will be available to Chapter members soon.
The foundation of Net Impact is the strength and breadth of its community - making networking at the conference a truly unbeatable experience.
Take a break from the packed agenda to mix and mingle in the hallways or at one of these unique conference experiences:
Coffee breaks and lunches – Get refreshed and energized to make the most out of your NI19 experience.
Evening receptions and activities – There’s no party like a Net Impact party! Join us each night for fun, food, and drinks to wind down.
Networking Salons – Ask questions and get answers from industry leaders in a structured session setting.
Professionals-only lounge – Sit back, relax, talk shop with other professionals, charge your devices, and enjoy a snack or beverage on us!