International Symposium on Social Entrepreneurship, 21 April 2017
Asia Centre for Social Entrepreneurship & Philanthropy (ACSEP), National University of Singapore
Auditorium, Level 2, Shaw Foundation Alumni House
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8:30 - 9:30 Registration and Breakfast
9:30 - 9:45 Welcome Note
Chong Juin Kuan, Associate Professor, Vice Dean of PhD and Research, NUS Business School
9:45 - 10:30 Keynote Speech: The Opportunities and Dilemmas of Impact Assessment for Social Enterprise
Fergus Lyon, Professor of Enterprise and Organisations, Centre for Enterprise and Economic Development Research, Deputy Director of the ESRC Centre for the Understanding of Sustainable Prosperity, Middlesex University, UK
10:30 - 12:00 Plenary Session: Impact Assessments across the Spectrum of Social Purpose Organisations
  • Alfie Othman, Executive Director, Singapore Centre for Social Enterprise (raiSE)
  • Tina Hung, Deputy CEO, National Council of Social Service, Singapore
  • Ramandeep Sidhu, Assistant Director of Philanthropy and Partnerships, National Volunteer & Philanthropy Centre, Singapore
  • Martina Mettgenberg Lemière, Head of Insights and Capacity Building, Asian Venture Philanthropy Network
Moderator: Rashika Ranchan, Head of Funding & Partnerships (Social), Tote Board, Singapore
12:00 - 13:30 Lunch
13:30 – 13:45 Opening of Academic Sessions
Lam Swee Sum, Associate Professor of Finance, Director of ACSEP, NUS Business School
Academic session I
Johan Sulaeman, Associate Professor of Finance, NUS Business School
13:45 – 14:30 A Landscape of Social Impact Assessment Practices among Impact Investors in Asia
Frank Hubers, ACSEP at NUS Business School, Singapore
Discussants: Fergus Lyon (Middlesex University) & Emily Perkin (JustCause Asia)
14:30 – 15:15 Measuring the Social Value Added by Social Enterprises – A Case Study applying the SIMPLE Methodology
Jim McLoughlin, University of Brighton, UK
Discussants: Weina Zhang (NUS) & Simon Chadwick (AVPN)
15:15 – 15:45 Tea Break

Academic session II
Chairperson: Foo Maw-Der, Associate Professor, Division of Engineering and Technology Management, National University of Singapore

15:45 – 16:30 Reporting in Social Entrepreneurship
Barbara Scheck, Ann-Kristin Achleitner, Alexandra Bassen & Wolfgang Spiess-Knafl, Munich Business School, Germany
Discussants: Justin Lee (NUS) & Alfie Othman (raiSE)
16:30 – 17:15 Distinguishing Game Changers from Boastful Charlatans: Which Social Enterprises Measure their Impact?
Karen Maas, Eramus Research Institute of Management, Netherlands
Discussants: Amy Yi Ou (NUS) & Laina Raveendran Greene (Angels of Impact, GETIT)
17:15 – 17:30 Thank You Note
17:30 – 18:00 Networking and Tea