Transcript of "Social Enterprise Conference in Cambodia"
Conference on “Social Enterprise: Developing the social economy and generating sustainable and creative solutions to poverty and social exclusion” Cambodia‐Japan Cooperation Centre, Royal University of Phnom Penh 19‐20 August 2011 Organized by: Royal University of Phnom Penh, University of Bradford and Friends International Supported by: The British Council TENTATIVE PROGRAM Friday 19th August 2011 8.00 – 8.30am Registration 8.30 – 8.35am Conference Introduction by Dr. Ngin Chanrith, Director, Graduate Program in Development Studies, Royal University of Phnom Penh 8.35 – 8.50am Welcome Address by Dr. Oum Ravy, Vice‐Rector, Royal University of Phnom Penh 8.50 – 10.30am Main Session: What does Social Enterprise look like? How can business models directly address social needs? Moderator Dr. Ngin Chanrith – Director, Graduate Program in Development Studies – Royal University of Phnom Penh Key Note Ms. Sandra D’Amico – Managing Director – BD Link (Cambodia) Co., Ltd Speaker: Speakers: Mr. Yourng Pakk – Chairman – Perfexcom Group Mr. Ouch Nimul – Director – Yodifee Foundation Mr. Ghislain Morad – Friends Social Businesses – Friends International 10.30– 10.45am Coffee Break 10.45‐12.15pm Plenary Session I: What can NGOs learn from the private sector?: The need for sustainability in the third sector Moderator Mr. Sothy Khieng – PhD Candidate – VU University Amsterdam Speakers: Mr Chhith Sam Ath – Executive Director – NGO Forum on Cambodia Mr Soeung Saroeun – Head of Programs – Cooperation Committee for Cambodia Ms Alissa Caron – Country Coordinator – Population and Development International – Cambodia 12.15 – 1.45pm Lunch and visit to social enterprise stalls 1.45 – 3.15pm Plenary Session II: The social economy as a way to create jobs and promote job readiness amongst disadvantaged groups Moderator Mr. Isaac Lyne ‐ DelPHE Project Coordinator, University of Bradford, UK Speakers: Mr. Kunthy Kann – General Manager – Digital Divide Data Ms. Tatjana Klien – Manager – Hagar ( Career Pathways ) Dr. Eric Mousset – Head Audit, Consulting & Training Subsidiary – Nokor IT Group Mr. Alex Boome – Program Director – The Kearny Alliance 3.15 – 3.30pm Coffee Break
3.30 – 5.00pm Plenary Session III: Mission centric social enterprise: socially designed products and services which meet basic needs Moderator Dr. Emannuel Santoyo Rio – SME Business Consultant Speakers Mr. Klann Mab – Business Development and Government Relations Coordinator, and Mr. Ros Khemra – Program Coordinator –International Development Enterprises Ms. Keanna Yang – Marketing Coordinator – Hydrologic Co., Ltd. Mr. Graham Taylor – Director – So! Nutritious Co., Ltd. Mr. Emerson Mar – Deputy Director, and Mr. Seaklong Keam – Director of Health Systems – Marie Stopes International Saturday 20th August 2011 8.00 – 8.30am Registration 8.30 – 10.30am Plenary Session IV: Social Enterprise and Rural Development Moderator Dr. Meas Nee – Director – Village Focus Cambodia Speakers: Dr. Ngin Chanrith, Dr. Emmanuel Santoyo‐Rio, Mr. Isaac Lyne – Royal University of Phnom Penh Research Team Ms Seang Poy – Vice‐Chair, Board of Directors, and Ms Chim Sivorn – Monitoring Chief – Leukkompos Satrey Agricultural Development Cooperative Mr. Manuel Garcia – Creative Director – Bhoddhi Tree Emerald Network Mr. Lim Sokundarun – Program Coordinator – CEDAC, and Mr. Claudius Bredehöft – Senior Advisor – GIZ German Development Organization 10.30‐10.45am Coffee Break 10.45 – 12.30am Plenary Session V: Appropriate measures of performance for social enterprises: What should they be used for? Moderator Mr. Chan Sophal – President – Cambodian Economic Association Speakers: Ms. Komal Sahu – Director of Strategic Partnerships – Impact Investment Exchange Asia Mr. Thun Vathana – Head of Research – AMK Microfinance Mr. Sam Ng – Business Manager – Shift 360 12.30 – 12.45pm Concluding Remarks by Mr. Isaac Lyne, DelPHE Project Coordinator, University of Bradford, UK 12.30 – 2.00pm Lunch 2.00 – 5.00pm Student Workshop Facilitated by Dr. Graeme Storer – Director ‐ VBNK Business focused solutions to development problems: Workshop for students from the RUPP MA in Development Studies and RULE Project Management and Entrepreneurship programs