conference

Philanthropy Summit at Dreamforce 2016

San Francisco, CA - Oct 5 8:30 am all day

Free


At Dreamforce 2016, building on our 1-1-1 model of integrated philanthropy and our commitment to provide opportunities for all attendees to give back through #DFGives, Dreamforce will feature its very first summit dedicated to speakers making the world a better place. At the Forbes Philanthropy Summit at Dreamforce, attendees will hear from leaders and innovators in the areas of philanthropy, education, sustainability and global health.

Here’s a list of the amazing speakers that will take the stage on Wednesday at Dreamforce next week:

**Philanthropy Summit access is included with Dreamforce badge**

8:30-9:20 am: Education luminaries Sir Ken Robinson, Code.org’s Hadi Partovi and University of Texas’ Marni Baker Stein will discuss how we can achieve a diverse, equitable, compassionate and skilled society with education reform, moderated by Salesforce Chief Equality Officer Tony Prophet. Register here9-10am: Christy Turlington Burns, global maternal health advocate and CEO and founder of Every Mother Counts, will discuss her work to make pregnancy and childbirth safe around the world, moderated by Forbes’ Kerry A. Dolan.

11-11:40am: Echoing Green’s Liza Mueller, Classy’s Scot Chisholm and BlocPower’s Donnel Baird will discuss how the lines between nonprofit and for-profit are blurring, and how all types of companies can be mission driven, moderated by Forbes’ Kerry A. Dolan. Register here11am-noon: A panel of incredible CEOs—Jeff Lawson of Twilio, Scott Farquhar of Atlassian and Amanda Kahlow of 6sense—will discuss why they’ve made the community a core stakeholder in their business by joining Pledge 1%, moderated by Forbes’ Miguel Helft. 

11:30am-12:30pm: In partnership with (RED), we will hear from Leader Nancy Pelosi, The Global Fund’s Dr. Mark Dybul, US Global AIDS Coordinator Dr. Deborah L. Birx and the SF AIDS Foundation’s James Loduca on leadership and boldness in the time of AIDS. Register here4-5pm: We’ll also discuss the legacy of ending AIDS for good, with (RED) CEO Deb Dugan, The Global Fund’s Dr. Mark Dybul, (RED) ambassador Connie Mudenda and Every Mother Counts CEO and founder Christy Turlington Burns. 

4:30-5:30pm: Our oceans will take center stage, with Benioff Ocean Initiative’s Dr. Douglas McCauley, WEF’s Nishan Degnarian, The Ocean Cleanup’s Nishan Degnarain and Monterey Bay Aquarium’s Julie Packard discussing the future of our oceans with Forbes’ Miguel Helft. 

Of course, we’ll also hear from one of the world’s greatest philanthropists and Co-Chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Melinda Gates, who will take the stage at 5 p.m. on Wednesday for a fireside chat with NY Times Best Selling Author and Co-Host of ABC's Good Morning America, Robin Roberts. 

Our goal is that every attendee leaves Dreamforce inspired and empowered to better their jobs, better their lives and better the world. We can’t wait to introduce our attendees to the Forbes Philanthropy Summit at Dreamforce!