GCVC Lisbon Meeting – Agenda & Response Form

Preliminary Agenda

EDP Electricity Museum, Lisbon, Portugal
10 -11 May 2022
Tuesday, 10 May
9:00-10:15 Welcome, Introductions, IAVE News
10:15-10:30 Break
10:30-12:00 Launching New Programs
Members who have recently initiated a new approach or new volunteer program will share their strategies, steps and challenges
12:00-13:30 Lunch
13:30-15:00 Volunteering for Climate Action
Addressing climate change is becoming increasingly urgent and employee volunteering has an important role to play.
Members will present their programs.
15:00-15:15 Break
15:15-16:30 GCVC Member Roundtable
A benefit of GCVC is the chance to share questions, challenges and ideas with peers who have your same responsibilities.The breadth of GCVC Membership provides a wealth of experience and expertise for you to tap.
Bring your questions and challenges to the table!
16:30 – 16:45 Reflections and Close
19:00 – 21:00 Dinner
Wednesday, 11 May
9:00-10:00 EDP Volunteer Activity
Our host invites us to volunteer in one of their signature programs.
10:00-10:15 Break
10:15-11:00 Future of Corporate Volunteering
What does the future of corporate volunteering look like? Drawing from IAVE’s corporate volunteer research project, key trends and issues will be discussed.
11:00-12:00 Strategies for Pairing Grants & Volunteering
Grant making and volunteering are typically part of a coordinated social impact strategy. Learn how companies approach these important pillars of their program and how they coordinate them.
12:00-13:30 Lunch
13:30-16:30 Dialogue on Volunteering for Youth Employability
Many volunteer programs are oriented towards preparing youth with skills and confidence to be productively employed. Although the specifics vary by country and region, the need to support youth for a strong future is compelling. Volunteer leaders from IAVE’s GNVL network will join GCVC Members for a facilitated conversation about inspiring practices and desired outcomes.
16:30 – 16:45 Reflections and Close

Hotel Suggestions

Palácio do Governador –  https://www.palaciogovernador.com/en/

Hotel Vila Galé Opera – https://www.vilagale.com/en/hotels/lisbon-coast/vila-gale-opera

Wine and Books Hotel – link: https://lisboa.winebookshotels.com/