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WEDNESDAY

OCTOBER 17

  Schedule Location
10:00-18:30

Conference Registration

Open all day
Foyer
14:00-17:00 Volunteer Activities TBA
18:00-21:00

WVC Opening Gala Dinner

18:00 – 19:00: Welcoming drinks
19:00 – 20:00: Opening Ceremony
Kurt Gribl, Augsburg Lord Mayor
Kylee Bates, IAVE World President
Kerstin Schreyer, Bavarian Minister for Social Affairs
Wolfgang Krell, Executive Director Augsburg Volunteer Center
Hans-Peter Teufer, UPS
20:00: Dinner served with traditional Bavarian music and dancing
Large Hall

 

THURSDAY

OCTOBER 18

  Schedule Location
8:00-9:00 Conference Registration Foyer
9:00-10:30

Session I – Opening Plenary
Volunteering in a Changing World

Opening Panel
Helmut Anheier (Germany)
Cristina Rigman – President, CEV (Romania)
Olivier Adam – Executive Director, UNV (France)
Keynote Speaker
Dr. Dhananjayan Sriskandarajah – Secretary General, CIVICUS (Sri Lanka)
Large Hall
10:30-11:15

Coffee Break

Foyer
11:15-12:30

Session II – Forum Sessions

Forum 1.1 The Future of National Leadership for Volunteering
Forum 1.2 Behind Every Global Goal – Volunteers Leading Change
Forum 1.3 Youth Volunteering as a Pathway for Employment – or Not?
Forum 1.4 Volunteering is for Everyone, Volunteering is about Belonging

Various

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12:30-14:00 Lunch Foyer
14:00-15:30

Session II – Breakout Sessions

Breakout 1.1 The advantages and disadvantages of policy makers taking an interest in volunteering
Breakout 1.2 Making best use of digitalization and online platforms to increase effectiveness
Breakout 1.3 Supporting refugees through volunteering – examples of the German response
Breakout 1.4 The role and impact of full time youth volunteer programs
Breakout 1.5 Young citizens in action (1)
Breakout 1.6 Taking action to deliver the United Nation’s 2030 Agenda
Breakout 1.7 The role of volunteer centers in providing local leadership for volunteering – a European perspective
Breakout 1.8 Leadership for volunteering in tackling environmental challenges
Breakout 1.9 What is impact measurement? – Conceptual frameworks and evidence from research
Breakout 1.10 High value partnerships that create impact
Breakout 1.11 Taking your volunteer program to the next level
Breakout 1.12 Emerging leadership structures for volunteering

Various

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15:30-16:15 Cofffee Break Foyer
16:15-17:30

Session IV – Plenary Session
The Future(s) of Volunteering

An interactive session lead by IFRC and UNV
Aarathi Krishnan IFRC
Emma Morley, UNV
Large Hall
16:15 – 17:30

Bagfa Annual Meeting
(By invitation only)

 
17:30-19:30

Let’s Connect
Participants Networking Event

Foyer

(Imhof and Lobby)

 

FRIDAY

OCTOBER 19

  Schedule Location
8:00-9:00 Conference Registration Foyer
9:00-10:30

Session I – Plenary Sessions
Partnering for Impact

Corporate Awards
Presented by Diane Solinger – Director, Communications and Culture, sumUX, Google (USA)
Keynote Speaker
Felix Finkbeiner – Founder, Plant-for-the-Planet (Germany)
Large Hall
10:30-11:15

Coffee Break

Foyer
11:15-12:30

Session II – Forum Sessions

Forum 2.1 Local Leadership for Volunteering that is “Fit for Purpose” in the 21st Century
Forum 2.2 Corporate Volunteering – Evolution or Revolution?
Forum 2.3 Measuring Impact: How Do We Know Volunteers Make a Difference?
Forum 2.4 Government Policies for Volunteering – Help or Hindrance?

Session II – Breakout Sessions

Breakout 2.1 Challenging disadvantage and embracing inclusion through volunteering
Breakout 2.2 Measuring impact examples from the world of corporate volunteering
Breakout 2.3 Young citizens in action (2)
Breakout 2.4 The role of faith based organizations and their volunteer programs
Breakout 2.5 Renewal of national leadership
Breakout 2.6 The benefits of engaging older people as volunteers
Breakout 2.7 Ensuring Psychological and Physical Safety of Volunteers
Breakout 2.8 Showcasing tech platforms that support involving and managing volunteers

Various

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12:30-13:45 Lunch Foyer
13:45-15:15

Session III – Breakout Sessions

Breakout 3.1 Faith based volunteer involving organizations making a difference
Breakout 3.2 Enhancing volunteering through civil society and government collaboration
Breakout 3.3 We fail, we learn, we try again, we succeed – some new approaches, perspectives and tools
Breakout 3.4 Student volunteering – developing leadership, delivering community impact
Breakout 3.5 Technological solutions to engaging and mobilizing civic participation locally and globally
Breakout 3.6 Leadership for volunteering in delivering effective health and social care
Breakout 3.7 Reflections on youth volunteering from East to West
Breakout 3.8 How impact measurement can be effectively integrated into volunteer management processes
Breakout 3.9 Examples of practical tools to measure impact of volunteer involvement
Breakout 3.10 Structuring Corporate Volunteers Programs for Maximum Inclusion
Breakout 3.11 Creating Meaningful Skills Based Volunteer Programs
Breakout 3.12 Involving Volunteers to Build Resilience, Respond to Disasters and Aid in Recovery

Various

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15:15-15:45 Cofffee Break Foyer
15:45-17:00

Session IV – Plenary Session
Volunteering for Development

Keynote Speaker
Gerd Muller – Federal Minister (Germany)
Panel
Global cases of volunteering
Large Hall
17:15-18:15

IAVE Member Meeting
(By invitation only)

 
19:00-21:30

Bavarian Evening

Beer Tent

 

SATURDAY

OCTOBER 20

  Schedule Location
8:00-9:00 Conference Registration Foyer
9:00-10:30

Session I – Forum Sessions

Forum 3.1 Faith, Service and Volunteering
Forum 3.2 Volunteering and the Quest for Innovation
Forum 3.3 A Changing Society: Ageing Populations as Challenge and Opportunity
Forum 3.4 Help in Disaster

Various

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10:30-11:15

Coffee Break

Foyer
11:15-13:00

Session II – Closing Plenary
Up, up and awayyyy!

Keynote Speaker
Dr. Jemilah Mahmood – Under Secretary General, Partnerships, IFRC
Closing Panel
Kurt Gribl, Augsburg Lord Mayor
Kylee Bates, IAVE World President
Large Hall
13:00-14:30 Lunch Foyer

 

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