2018 WINTER INNOVATION SUMMIT

January 24–26 • Salt Lake City


Keynote Speakers

 
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Sir Ronald Cohen  |  Chairman, Global Social Impact Investment Steering Group

Sir Ronald Cohen is Chairman of the Global Steering Group for Impact Investment and The Portland Trust. He is co-founder director of Social Finance UK (2007-2011), Social Finance USA, and Social Finance Israel, and co-founder Chair of Bridges Fund Management and Big Society Capital. He was co-founder Chair of Bridges Ventures (2002-2012). For nearly two decades, Sir Ronald’s pioneering leadership in driving impact investment has catalyzed a number of global initiatives into being, each focused on driving private capital to serve social and environmental good. These efforts are leading the global impact investment movement, toward an Impact Revolution.

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Jacques Panis  |  President, Shinola

Jacques Panis joined Shinola in 2010 to lead the company’s product development and strategic brand direction. Prior to Shinola, Jacques oversaw the interactive division for ReelFX, a Dallas-based animation studio owned by Shinola’s parent company. While at ReelFX, he was a founding member of Webosaurs, a children’s online gaming platform. Jacques resides in the city of Detroit and is an active board member of The Detroit Institute of Arts and The Detroit Children’s Fund.


Schedule

The  2018 Winter Innovation Summit will be held in the University of Utah's historic Fort Douglas area. Check back often for a more updated schedule.

Located in the heart of downtown Salt Lake City, Abravanel Hall is the home of the Utah Symphony.

Located in the heart of downtown Salt Lake City, Abravanel Hall is the home of the Utah Symphony.

24 January  |  Wednesday

8:00 AM–9:00 AM: Breakfast, Libby Gardner Hall
9:00 AM–12:00 PM: Plenary, Keynote with Jaques Panis
12:00 PM–1:00 PM: Lunch, Libby Gardner Hall
1:00 PM–5:00 PM: College Track Sessions
6:00 PM: Sundance Film Screening in Downtown Salt Lake
7:00 PM: Networking Reception at Abravanel Hall

25 January  |  Thursday

8:00 AM–9:00 AM: Breakfast, Libby Gardner Hall
9:00 AM–12:00 PM: Plenary, Keynote with Sir Ronald Cohen
12:00 PM–1:00 PM: Lunch, Libby Gardner Hall
1:00 PM–5:00 PM: College Track Sessions
6:00 PM–9:00 PM: Clips and Conversation: Films by Impact Partners with Geralyn Dreyfous at the Utah Museum of Fine Arts

The newly reimagined and remodeled Utah Museum of Fine Arts (UMFA) houses 20,000 original works, ancient to contemporary.

The newly reimagined and remodeled Utah Museum of Fine Arts (UMFA) houses 20,000 original works, ancient to contemporary.

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26 January  |  Friday

Day of skiing and networking on the "greatest snow on Earth."

 

Lodging

Use the below links to access our discounted hotel room blocks. 

Downtown Salt Lake City Hotels

On Campus Hotel


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