2015 Forum

Dean Scott Appleby, right, moderates a panel at the 2015 Forum with (from left): Kathy Eichlin of Syngenta, Sherrie Bossung of Lilly, Luis Hernandez of Lenovo, and Jessica Jecmen of Accenture.

Dean Scott Appleby, right, moderates a panel at the 2015 Forum with (from left): Kathy Eichlin of Syngenta, Sherrie Bossung of Lilly, Luis Hernandez of Lenovo, and Jessica Jecmen of Accenture.

The Corporate Impact Forum, held July 29 and 30, 2015 at the Morris Inn at the University of Notre Dame, included stimulating dialogue and thought-provoking panel discussions by representatives from companies, government agencies, NGOs, and Notre Dame faculty.

Agenda

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Keynote Address: Chris Jurgens, Director, Global Partnerships, U.S. Global Development Lab, USAID

 

Thursday, July 30, 2015

Morning Discussion Session I: The Next Generation of PPP

How can we make projects 5+ years attractive to private-public partnerships? How can we make a case of women and gender investment? 

Moderated by Robert Bernhard, Vice President for Research, University of Notre Dame

 

Morning Discussion Session II: USAID Exchange

Presented by Katie Shipley, Mission Engagement Specialist, U.S. Global Development Lab

 

Afternoon Session I: Access to Talent in your Organization: Employee Engagement

  • Scott Appleby, Dean of the Keough School of Global Affairs, University of Notre Dame (moderator)
  • Sherrie Bossung, Lilly
  • Kathy Eichlin, Syngenta
  • Luis Hernandez, Lenovo
  • Jessica Jecmen, Accenture
     

 

Afternoon Session II: A Strategic Approach for Monitoring, Evaluation, & Learning for the Private Sector

  • Sara Sievers, Associate Dean for Policy and Practice, Keough School of Global Affairs, University of Notre Dame (moderator)
  • Mike Bisk, Bisk Education
  • Juan Carlos Guzman, NDIGD
  • Thomas Kelly, MCC
  • Veronica Olazabal, Rockefeller Foundation

 

Afternoon Session III: Identifying Global Needs and Business Opportunities: A Practitioner’s View

  • Jeff Bergstrand, Associate Dean for Graduate Programs, Professor of Finance, Concurrent Professor of Economics (moderator)
  • Patrick Bryski, Principal at Deloitte Consulting
  • Dustin Holland, VP, Global Sales and Marketing at Better World Books
  • Carlos Passi, IBM
  • Melissa Paulsen, Assistant Director, Gigot Center for Entrepreneurship, University of Notre Dame