International Symposium on Social Entrepreneurship, 21 April 2017
Updated: 13th April 2017

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@ Auditorium, Shaw Foundation Alumni House, NUS
11 Kent Ridge Drive, Singapore 119244 (view map)
Time Programme
8:30 - 9:30 Registration and Breakfast
9:30 - 9:45 Welcome Note
Chong Juin Kuan, Vice Dean of PhD and Research, Deputy Director of Centre for Behavioural Economics, Associate Professor, NUS Business School
9:45 - 10:30 Keynote Speech: The Opportunities and Dilemmas of Impact Assessment for Social Enterprise
Fergus Lyon, Professor of Enterprise and Organisations, Centre for Enterprise and Economic Development Research, Middlesex University London, Deputy Director of the ESRC Centre for the Understanding of Sustainable Prosperity (CUSP)
10:30 - 12:00 Plenary Session: Impact Assessments across the Spectrum of Social Purpose Organisations
  • Alfie Othman, Chief Executive Officer, Singapore Centre for Social Enterprise (raiSE)
  • Tina Hung, Deputy CEO, National Council of Social Service, Singapore
  • Ramandeep Sidhu, Assistant Director of Philanthropy and Partnerships, National Volunteer & Philanthropy Centre, Singapore
  • Martina Mettgenberg Lemière, Head of Insights and Capacity Building, Asian Venture Philanthropy Network
Moderator: Rashika Ranchan, Head of Funding  & Partnerships (Social), Tote Board, Singapore
@ Atrium, Mochtar Riady Building, NUS
15 Kent Ridge Drive, 119245
12:00 - 13:30 Lunch
@ Mochtar Riady Building, 3-3, NUS
15 Kent Ridge Drive, 119245
13:30 – 13:45 Opening of Academic Sessions
Lam Swee Sum, Associate Professor of Finance, Director of ACSEP, NUS Business School
Academic session I
Johan Sulaeman, Associate Professor of Finance, NUS Business School
13:45 – 14:30 A Landscape of Social Impact Assessment Practices among Impact Investors in Asia
Frank Hubers, ACSEP at NUS Business School, Singapore
Discussants: Fergus Lyon (Middlesex University) & Emily Perkin (JustCause Asia)
14:30 – 15:15 Measuring the Social Value Added by Social Enterprises – A Case Study applying the SIMPLE Methodology
Jim McLoughlin,University of Brighton, UK
Discussants: Weina Zhang (NUS) & Simon Chadwick (AVPN)
15:15 – 15:45 Tea Break
Academic session II
Chairperson: Foo Maw-Der, Associate Professor, Division of Engineering and Technology Management, National University of Singapore
15:45 – 16:30 Reporting in Social Entrepreneurship
Barbara Scheck, Ann-Kristin Achleitner, Alexander Bassen & Wolfgang Spiess-Knafl,Munich Business School, Germany
Discussants: Justin Lee (NUS) & Alfie Othman (raiSE)
16:30 – 17:15 Distinguishing Game Changers from Boastful Charlatans: Which Social Enterprises Measure their Impact?
Karen Maas, Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Discussants: Amy Yi Ou (NUS) & Laina Raveendran Greene (ACSEP, NUS Business School)
17:15 – 18:00 Networking and Tea