Events and conferences

A list of social sector events and conferences spanning CSR, education, health, philanthropy, gender, social enterprises, water and sanitation, impact investing, and more. Currently, we list webinars, conferences, trainings, and so on, related to COVID-19 and beyond.

*Events have been listed chronologically (with times in IST). This list was last updated on September 17th, 2021. If you would like to suggest any edits to this page, or would like us to add something we missed out, please writetous@idronline.org.

Webinars & Conferences

1. National Conference on Queer and Trans* Livings, Experiences, and Practices 202

  • Theme: Queer and Trans experiences
  • When: 11-12, 18-19 September, 5.00 PM-8.00 PM

2. The Media Rumble

  • Theme: Media, news and communication
  • When: 22-23 September, 11.30 AM-9.30 PM

3. Startup Jam: AgriTech

  • Theme: Agriculture, technology
  • When: 23 September, 3.00 PM

4. The Economic Times SDG Summit 2021

  • Theme: Enterprise, sustainable development
  • When: 28 September, 9.30 AM-6.00 PM

Recordings of past webinars

1. Future of education

  • Theme: Education
  • When: 3 July (check timings on website)

2. Developing a generation of nonviolent leaders

  • Theme: Social justice
  • When: 4 July, 8.30 PM-10.00 PM

3. Why the social stock exchange matters for the nonprofit sector

  • Theme: Fundraising
  • When: 9 July, 4.30 PM-6.15 PM

4. Karma Summit: Dialogue for rebuilding our communities

  • Theme: Social impact
  • When: 22-23 July (check timings on website)

5. Tomorrow’s liveable cities

  • Theme: Urban development
  • When: 30-31 July (check timings on website)

6. Sustainable energy for COVID care

  • Theme: Environment, health
  • When: 11 August, 12.00 PM

Past events

1. Abortion laws in India: Perspectives from the margins

  • Theme: Rights
  • When: 1 July, 4.00 PM-5.30 PM

2. Unwavering impact: Prioritizing and navigating investment in adolescents during COVID

  • Theme: Youth
  • When: 2 July, 10 AM-12 PM

3. Mental health chronicles from family practice

  • Theme: Mental Health
  • When: 3 July, 5.00 PM-6.00 PM

4. Safe water, sanitation and health for all during and post COVID-19

  • Theme: Water and sanitation
  • When: 7 July, 6.00 PM-7.30 PM

5. Consultation on the Social Stock Exchange

  • Theme: Fundraising
  • When: 10 July, 3.00 PM-5.00 PM

6. Future of solar pumping sector post COVID-19

  • Theme: Environment
  • When: 10 July, 4.00 PM-5.30 PM

7. Galvanizing young couple’s access to family planning during and beyond COVID-19

  • Theme: Health
  • When: 10 July, 4.00 PM-5.30 PM

8. Why government’s proposal to ban 27 pesticides is a welcome development

  • Theme: Agriculture
  • When: 11 July, 4.00 PM

9. Women’s leadership in the development sector

  • Theme: Gender
  • When: 14 July (check timings on website)

10. Prevention of violence against women & children

  • Theme: Gender
  • When: 17 July, 4.00 PM-5.00 PM

11. Challenges conscious consumer brands face

  • Theme: Organisational development
  • When: 22 July, 4.00 PM-5.00 PM

12. International Panel Series: Reskilling and Digitalization

  • Theme: Livelihoods
  • When: 23 July, 6.00 PM

13. Providing early childhood care and education solutions in the new normal

  • Theme: Youth, education
  • When: 24 July, 4.00 PM-5.00 PM

14. Resilience strategies for nonprofits

  • Theme: Ecosystem development
  • When: 27-29 July, 5.00 PM-7.00 PM

15. Protecting the poor from COVID-19 shock

  • Theme: Social justice
  • When: 29 July, 5.00 PM

16. Earth Day Network Rain Day Commemoration

  • Theme: Environment
  • When: 29 July, 8.00 PM

17. International Panel Series: Sustaining SMEs

  • Theme: Livelihoods
  • When: 30 July, 6.00 PM-7.30 PM

18. Opportunities for Co-Treatment of Septage at Sewage Treatment Plants (STPs)

  • Theme: Sanitation
  • When: 30 July, 4.00 PM

19. A Balancing Act: The Promise and Peril of Big Tech in India

  • Theme: Technology
  • When: 6 August, 6.00 PM-7.30 PM

20. Sustainability NOW: Technology for Greener Living

  • Theme: Environment
  • When: 6 August, 6.00 PM-7.30 PM

21. Inclusive Growth Dividend: An Income Transfer Approach to Social Protection

  • Theme: Social justice
  • When: 6 August, 7.00 PM

22. Mind and Body

  • Theme: Diversity and inclusion
  • When: 7 August, 6.30 PM-8.00 PM

23. Letdown in Lockdown 4: Staying Afloat, Staying Independent

  • Theme: Media
  • When: 8 August, 11 AM-12.30 PM

24. Building Inclusive Organisations

  • Theme: Diversity and inclusion
  • When: 11 August (check timings on website)

25. The Impact of COVID-19 on India’s Nonprofit Sector

  • Theme: COVID-19, nonprofits
  • When: 10 August, 11.30 AM

26. Webinar series on the issues of Denotified Tribes (DNTs)

  • Theme: Rights
  • When: 8-25 August, 1.00PM-4 PM

27. Espire 2021

  • Theme: Education
  • When: 27 August, 6.00 PM-8.15 PM, 28 August, 10.00 PM-12.15 PM

28. Engendering Inclusion: A Perspective on Women’s Health, Employment, and Hygiene

  • Theme: Gender, health
  • When: 1 September, 6.30 PM

29. Climate Crisis and Western Himalaya

  • Theme: Climate change
  • When: 8 September, 5.00 PM