Digital Transformation. Generational shift — paradigm shift in philanthropy


10:00 – 11:30 Opening Panel Discussion:

The future is here. It’s just not evenly distributed

How digital technologies change the social agenda and the landscape of the philanthropic sector?

Issues for discussion:

  • How does digital transformation change society, what social problems get solved and what challenges arise?
  • What kind of opportunities, risks, “side effects” and social outcomes does digital transformation bring?
  • How digital transformation changes philanthropy and the philanthropic sector?

11:45 – 13:15 Panel Discussion

Moving from a Patchwork of Technologies to a Digital Transformation Strategy

Issues for discussion:

  • What are the advantages of a strategic approach towards integration of digital technologies rather in comparison to a disjointed approach? Why a strategic approach is needed?
  • How to develop and integrate the digital transformation strategy of a philanthropic organization?
  • What are the peculiarities of the digitalization strategy of a donor and fundraising foundation, private or corporate foundation?

11:45 – 13:15 Expert Discussion

Grant-making goes digital: results and the future of digitalized engagement between the donor and the grantee

Issues for discussion:

  • What are the results of making grant awards digital: impact, challenges and constraints?
  • What are the perspectives of digitalization in the relationships between the donor and the grantee and what are the short-term steps?

11:45 – 13:15 Demonstration of Winner Projects — Summer School

«Smart social: Digital Transformation of the Philanthropic Sector»

IT students of Russian universities will learn the specifics of non-profits and their role solving social challenges. Under the guidance of the leading IT experts, they will develop prototypes of digital solutions for non-profits according to their needs. The non-profits to be participating in the School are chosen through Smart Social initiative.

During this session, the prototypes of will be showcased and the perspectives of their integration into non-profits activities will be discussed.

Partner of the session — IBM

11:45 – 13:15 Roundtable

Serious Games: Will Gamification Be Relevant For Charitable Projects?

14:15 – 15:45 Panel Discussion

Data is More Valuable than Money: Data Philanthropy Perspectives in the Russian Philanthropic Sector

Issues for discussion:

Information has become an important resource and can become a subject of donation. Data Philanthropy – is a partnership form and an international movement aimed at expanding the exchange of data, including between business and NGOs for the benefit of society.

  • What are the outcomes of data philanthropy partnerships?
  • What is the potential of launching such partnerships in the Russian philanthropic sector?

14:15 – 15:45 Presentation

The F20 platform — For a transformation that leaves no one behind

14:15 – 15:45 Meet-up

Digital Solutions for the Philanthropic Sector

Partner of the session — Philin

14:15 – 15:45 Benchmarking Session

Integration of Digital Instruments into Corporate Social Programmes

Speakers :

  • Representatives of Russian foundations and companies.
  • Representatives of foreign foundations and companies.
  • Experts of research institutions – partners of the project.

16:00 – 17:30 Panel Discussion

Team is the Key – Recruitment and Competencies Management to Develop Digital Potential of a Charitable Organisation

Issues for discussion:

The lack of necessary competencies is one of the main restraints to integrate digital technologies.

  • How should a charitable organization recruit specialists and forge a team that will lead on the organisation’s digitalization?
  • How to manage the process of digital transformation?
  • How to develop an efficient task assignment and terms of reference, and ensure mutual understanding and effective communication between the charity and developers?

16:00 – 17:30 Meet-up

Integration of AI in the Work of Charities

16:00 – 17:30 Roundtable

Digital Transformation of Corporate Social Responsibility Programmes in the Sustainable Development framework

16:00 – 17:30 Benchmarking Session

Integration of Digital Instruments into the Work of Charitable Foundations