In October 2013 : 2×50 highly motivated young people, about 20 experts, 2×5 intense days, 2 cities, 1 goal: to get involved in order to tackle global challenges!
Program of imp!act 2013
Do you really want to make a difference? In this breath-taking 5-day program, you’ll find a large variety of tools and advice to launch your own social/environmental project with the help of renowned project experts.
(Attention: The program for imp!act 2013 in Geneva is on the French and the one for Zurich on the German version of this page!)
Day 1 (Wed.): Kick Off!
Launch your project! kick-starts the action from the beginning away, introducing you to high-impact young social entrepreneurs and initiating a big brainstorming process that will lead you to find your own project idea.
17h30: Arrival of participants
18h00: Welcome brief
18h30: Social entrepreneurship lab
22h00: imp!act lounge (open end)
Day 2 (Thu.): From idea to project
DAY 2 is about YOU, your motivation and ideas, mixed with some more inspiring stories and a first set of social entrepreneurship tools. The joint project brainstorming is taken to the next level and the day ends with an open stage for pitching projects and creating new project teams.
8h30: Arrival and Welcome brief
9h00: Introducing the Event: Where are we going?
14h00: Social Entrepreneurship: A useful model, tools and more
15h00: Group Work: From dream to project idea
17h30: Open Stage: Pitch your project
20h30: Project development begins (open end)
Day 3 (Fri.): Turning your ideas into action
DAY 3 is about taking ACTION. You will get to test and experiment with the project you’re working on. Several challenges will push you to think outside the box and advance at a high speed with your project.
9h00: Social Entrepreneurship Challenge
13h00: The challenge goes on
17h00: Entrepreneurship and Leadership: What is my role?
20h00: The challenge goes on and on and on… (open end)
Day 4 (Sat.): Giving your ideas wings
On DAY 4 you will get to take your project to the next level with the help and input of business leaders, project experts and social entrepreneurs at a Skill’s market, leading up to the Jury where you get to present your project to the public. Then… it’s time to CELEBRATE!
9h00: Preparing the Day
10h00: Skill’s market
12h30: LUNCH and time to work in your team
14h00: Prepare your pitch
19h30: Apéro & dinner
Day 5 (Sun.): Planning the next steps
DAY 5 is about gathering a maximum of insights and looking ahead: What are MY next steps? What are the objectives of my TEAM? What can WE ALL do together, starting: NOW!
9h00: Arrival (thanks to the change to winter time, it will feel like 10AM!)
9h30: Action plan for the future
13h30: Getting into a changemaker network
16h30: Future perspectives and closing of the event
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