Impact Investing

Driving Social Purpose Through Measurable Investment Returns

MAY 3, 2018
THE DUPONT CIRCLE
1500 NEW HAMPSHIRE AVENUE NW
WASHINGTON, D.C.

AGENDA

The Skytop Strategies team is dedicated to crafting thought provoking
agendas that are diverse, not only in areas of thought and experience,
but in the broad range of attending speakers.

Time Description
8:00-8:25 AM Registration & Networking Breakfast
8:25-8:30 Welcome Remarks
Christopher P. Skroupa, Founder & Chief Executive Officer, Skytop Strategies
8:30-8:50 Opening Presentation
Impacting Investing: State of Play in the Rapidly Unfolding Investment Strategy
Presenter:

Lisa Woll, Chief Executive Officer, US SIF
8:50-9:30 Investor Panel
Active Stewardship: A Look at Public Equities and the Integral Nature of Impact Investing

Moderator:
Karen Wawrzaszek, Managing Director, Wealth Advisory, Rockefeller Capital Management
Panelists:
E Shepard Farrar, Chief, Investment Management, Inter American Development Bank
Joshua Strauss, Portfolio Manager, Appleseed Capital
9:30-10:05 Panel Discussion
Technology and Impact: Blockchain as an Amplifier for Impact Outcomes

Moderator:
Shahid Shah, Founder, Chairman of the Board, Netspective
Panelists:
Alberto Gomez-Obregon, Director of Portfolio, Acumen
Sonal Shah, Founding Executive Director, Beeck Center for Social Impact & Innovation, Georgetown University
10:05-10:35 Networking Break
10:35-11:15 Healthcare: Technology as the Delivery Mechanism for Care
Moderator:
Sally Boulter, Senior Officer, Client Experience & Strategic Development, ImpactAssets
Panelists:
Tisha Jepson, Chief Executive Officer, True Bearing Diagnostics
Raj Sharma, Chief Executive Officer, Health Wizz
Dr. David K. Song, Managing Director, Senior Portfolio Manager, Rockefeller Capital Management
11:15-12:00 PM Private Equity Panel
Innovations in Private Equity: A Modified Platform for Generating Impact Returns

Moderator:
Charlotte Laurent-Ottomane, Executive Director, Thirty Percent Coalition
Panelists:
Jolyne Caruso, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, The Alberleen Group
Elizabeth Lowery, Senior Director, TPG Capital
Jackie Roberts, Chief Sustainability Officer, Carlyle
Elizabeth Seeger, Head of Sustainable Investing, KKR
12:00-1:00 Networking Luncheon
1:00-1:45
Public-Private Partnerships: A Model for System Change

Moderator:
Esther Pan Sloane, Head, Partnerships, Policy and Communications, United Nations Capital Development Fund
Panelists:
Allen Braswell, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Tecdonor
Noelle St.Clair, Community Development Advisor and Outreach Manager, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia
David Yeh, Managing Partner, Capitol Hill
1:45-2:15 Academic Panel
Smarter Cities: Planning for an Aging Demographic

Interviewer:
Shahid Shah, Founder, Chairman of the Board, Netspective
Interviewee:
Joe Verrengia, Director, Corporate Social Responsibility, Arrow Electronics
2:15-2:40 Networking Break
2:40-3:10 Discussion Session
Investment in Affordable Housing: Impact Against the Wealth Gap

Discussants:
Hillary Marshall, Lead Research Analyst, Responsible Investment, Domini
Katherine St. Onge, Director, Syndications and Institutional Partnerships, Calvert Impact Capital
Rey Ramsey, Managing Partner, Centri Capital
3:10-3:50 Investor Panel
Investing in Agribusiness: Impact on the Food System and Our Diet

Moderator:
Brian Kateman, President, The Reducetarian Foundation
Panelists:
Kuni Chen, Director, Impact Investments, The Nature Conservancy
Jason Ingle, Co-Founder, General Partner, Closed Loop Capital
Paul McMahon, Co-founder, Managing Partner, SLM Partners
Jennifer Werbitsky, Investment Associate, Armonia
3:50-4:15 Networking Break
4:15-4:55 Academic Panel
Filling the Void: The Next Wave in Economic Growth and Its Impact

Moderator:
William Jannace, Adjunct Professor, Fordham Law School
Panelists:
Edward R. Saltzberg, Managing Director, Security and Sustainability Forum
Art Stevens, Chief Strategy Officer, Project 500
4:55-5:25 Discussion Session
Financial Inclusion: How it will Drive a Profitable, Abundant World

Discussants:
Jenny Abramson, Founder & Managing Partner, Rethink Impact
John Didiuk, Director, International Project Finance, Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC)
Peter Lupoff, Founder, Principal Lupoff Friends and Family Interests
5:25 Program Adjourns
5:30 Networking Reception Begins

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