8 Great Conferences Social Entrepreneurs and Non-Profits can still attend in 2015
As we the summer of 2015 ends, so do many interesting and exciting events, but no worries, there are still some great events out there that still need to be attended. Social Entrepreneurs and Non-Profits should take some time out and try to attend one or two of these great events still left in 2015.
When: September 16–18 2015
Where: Denver, CO
About: Summit15 will focus on the future of social enterprise and SEA, with perspectives from distinguished leaders and networking with hundreds of experts in the field. Register today to claim your spot at the social enterprise event of the year.
When: October 22–24 2015
Where: Camden, Maine
About: PopTech brings together a global community of innovators from many fields to share insights and work together to create lasting change. Their Fellows programs for social innovators and scientists identify and train some of the world’s most promising talent.
When: October 7–8 2015
Where: New York, NY
About: The Future of StoryTelling is an invitation-only, two-day gathering of technology, media, and communications visionaries from around the world. The summit is designed to put participants in direct contact with the most vital ideas, people, and technologies that are shaping the way we tell stories. Apply to attend.
When: October 4–7 2015
Where: Philadelphia, PA
About: The Under 30 Summit will return convening more than 2,000 of the planet’s top young entrepreneurs and game-changers, as well as world-class mentors. This year will again feature keynotes and panels, breakouts and pitch contests, as well as our signature evening activities, including the Under 30 Music Festival and the Under 30 Food Festival.
When: September 27–28
Where: New York, NY
About: The Grand Daddy of them all. The Social Good Summit is a two-day conference examining the impact of technology and new media on social good initiatives around the world. Held during UN Week from September 27–28, the Social Good Summit unites a dynamic community of global leaders and grassroots activists to discuss solutions for the greatest challenges of our time. Our theme, #2030NOW, asks the question, “What type of world do I want to live in by the year 2030?” During the Social Good Summit, global citizens around the world unite to unlock the potential of technology to make the world a better place.
When: All the Time
About: In the spirit of TED’s mission, “ideas worth spreading,” the TEDx program helps communities, organizations and individuals produce TED-style events at the local level. TEDx events are planned and coordinated independently, on a community-by-community basis, under a free license from TED. These events are always happening, just click here and type in your city to check out the events near you.
When: All the Time
About: 1 Million Cups is led by more than 300 volunteers in 35+ states, one U.S. territory, and six time zones. It attracts an estimated national weekly attendance of more than 2,500 people. 1 Million Cups is a free, weekly national program designed to educate, engage, and connect entrepreneurs. Developed by the Kauffman Foundation, 1MC is based on the notion that entrepreneurs discover solutions and network over a million cups of coffee. Click here to find it in your city. You can present your idea or just go and watch some other amazing ideas being presented.
When: November 5–7 2015
Where: Seattle, WA
About: The 23rd Net Impact Conference will be held in Seattle, where student and professional leaders will come together to tackle the world’s toughest social and environmental problems. The challenges we face are complex, and it’s time to come together and create innovative solutions. It’s time to suit up, push your limits, and leave it all on the field.