8:30-9:00 Registration and Coffee

Welcome and Introductions

Eugen Baldas, IAVE Board Member & Kylee Bates, IAVE World President
Gabriella Civico, Director, European Volunteer Centre (CEV)
Lorrie Foster, Director, IAVE Global Corporate Volunteer Council & Research Working Group

Update on Volunteering to Help Refugees in Europe and Germany

Svenja Stadler, Member of the German Bundestag, Chairwoman Subcommittee on Civic Engagement
Dr. Christoph Steegmans, Director Sub-Division on Engagement Policy, Federal Ministry for
Family Affairs, Senior Citizens, Women and Youth
Moderator: Hans-Peter Teufers, Director International Humanitarian Supply Chain, UPS

Private Sector Volunteer Response Panel

Hear from companies actively responding with employee volunteers.
Learn how they conducted needs assessments, developed innovations
and confronted challenges.

Peter Kusterer, Corporate Citizenship & Corporate Affairs Manager Germany, IBM
Michael Evason, Corporate Citizenship & Corporate Affairs Manager, IBM Europe, Middle East & Africa
Gabriele Kotulla, Vice President, Corporate Responsibility, Deutsche Telekom
Michael Jansen, Head of the Volkswagen Group Representative Office, Berlin
Moderator: Dr. Susanne Lang, Executive Director, Center for Corporate Citizenship, Germany (CCCD)
11:!5-11:30 Break

Viewpoints Beyond the Private Sector

The session will feature the perspectives of humanitarian organizations
working to help refugees. From their perspective what type of assistance
is most useful? What lessons have we learned from previous refugee crises?

Nava Hinrichs, CEO, Hague Process on Refugees and Migration
Jessica Sommer, Director Corporate Partnerships & Foundations, Save the Children Germany
Lejla Sehic Relic, Croatia Volunteer Center & CEV Board Member
Moderator: Kathleen Dennis, Executive Director, IAVE
12:45-13:45 Lunch

Private Sector Response Panel

Hear from additional companies actively responding with employee volunteers.
Learn how they conducted needs assessments, developed innovations and
confronted challenges.

Hans-Peter Teufers, Director International Humanitarian Supply Chain, UPS
Lucila Ballarino, Global Manager, Telefónica’s Corporate Volunteering
Franziska Streipert, Learning & Quality Manager, The Ritz-Carlton
Eyad El-Khouly, Head of Volunteering & Social Innovation, Siemens AG
Florian Hoffmann, Founder & President of the DO School
Moderator: Mirko Schwärzel, Board Member, BBE
15:00-15:15 Break

Next Steps: Impact through Collaboration

A number of companies have collaborated to help refugees.
This session will highlight those collaborations and through small
group discussions evaluate the potential for added impact through

Tanya Bell, Senior Manager, Citizenship Engagement Programs, RBC
Hector Mujica, Social Responsibility Regional Manager, Google
Dr. Federico Carlos Baradello, Advisor, Tent Foundation
Moderator: Kazumi Ikeda-Larhed, Chief of Partnerships and Communications Divison, United Nations Volunteers
16:15-16:45 Wrap up/Conclusion