At a glance

WEDNESDAY 31 MAY

9:00-11:30

EFC Governing Council Meeting (by invitation only)

10:30-12:00

Registration and welcome coffee

12:00-13:30

Opening plenary: The Polish journey : Finding solid(arity) ground in times of shifting sands

13:30-15:00

Lunch

15:00-16:30

Parallel sessions

 

The origins of illiberalism
Setting the scene

 

Climate-change migrants ‒ What is philanthropy doing and what more can we do (together)?
Issues in focus

 

Bridge the gap, fill the abyss – The role of regional foundations in countering polarisation amongst local groups or communities
Practice and process

 

Data science at the service of philanthropy
Practice and process

16:30-17:00

Coffee break

17:00-18:30

Parallel sessions

 

Fostering solidarity and inclusion – Foundations bridging divides between communities in a fractured Europe
Setting the scene | (Issues in focus)

 

Women’s movements in Europe ‒ Creativity & courage
Setting the scene | (Issues in focus)

 

New leaders and the leading role of philanthropy in society
Practice and process

 

Open dialogue and the future of politics
Practice and process

19:00-22:00

“Welcome to Warsaw” Dinner at Palace of Culture and Science
Evening programme

THURSDAY 1 JUNE

09:00-11:00

EFC Annual General Assembly (AGA) of Members (by invitation only)

 

NGOs against social apathy − Meet civically-engaged projects from CEE
Walking tour exhibition

11:00-11:30

Coffee break

11:30-13:00

Plenary: Reviving and re-embracing the spirit of solidarity

13:00-14:30

Lunch

14:30-16:00

Parallel sessions

 

Moving from words to action – The role of philanthropy in opening civil society space
Setting the scene

 

The ties that bind us ‒ How EFC members interpret and support solidarity efforts
Issues in focus

 

How can we help others to change if we don’t change ourselves?
Practice and process

 

Investing together ‒ Using collective investment intelligence to navigate uncertain times
Practice and process

16:00-16:30

Coffee break

16:30-18:00

Parallel sessions

 

Releasing philanthropic potential –Constraints and opportunities in the operating environment
Setting the scene

 

Urban opportun­ities – Creating strong partnerships that foster safe and inclusive cities for new generations
Issues in focus

 

How to communicate better ‒ Finding effective and strategic ways to (re)frame messages
Practice and process

 

Technology for social good (and bad)
Practice and process

19:00-22:00

Music is for everyone! A visit to Praga, Warsaw’s boho, artsy district
Evening programme

 

Nowy Teatr International Cultural Centre – A new dimension of modern theatre
Evening programme

 

POLIN – An evening celebrating the benefits of diversity and multiculturalism 
Evening programme

 

The universe of science – An evening at the Copernicus Science Centre
Evening programme

FRIDAY 2 JUNE

09:30-11:00

Parallel sessions

 

Interlacing the climate change and inclusion agendas in cities
Setting the scene

 

Revitalising democracy in Europe
Issues in focus

 

Participatory grantmaking – Exploring current practices of making philanthropy more inclusive
Practice and process

11:00-11:30

Coffee break

11:30-13:00

Closing plenary: Building bridges not walls: philanthropy’s contribution to solidarity around the world 

13:00-14:30

Lunch

14:30-16:00

Social events

 

Open day Jazdów

 

River cruise and modern art!

   

 

 

 

About the session strands

 

Setting the scene – exploring the wider contexts in which philanthropy operates

Issues in focus – zooming in on a particular issue or thematic area

Practice and process – looking at how philanthropic organisations go about their work