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.

*Events have been listed chronologically. This list was last updated on April 1st, 2020. 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.

Disclaimer: Please confirm if an event is still taking place before going for it, since there have been many cancellations due to COVID-19. 

March

1. 2020 Virtual Forum

  • Theme: Collective strength
  • When: 30 March-3 April
  • Where: Online

2. Co-Impact Webinar – Responding to COVID-19

  • Theme: Philanthropy, crisis management
  • When: 31 March
  • Where: Online

April

1. JTSDS annual international roundtable conference

  • Theme: Water, Environment
  • When: 3-4 April
  • Where: Mumbai

2. Mental health in times of crisis

  • Theme: Mental health
  • When: 4 April
  • Where: Online

3. Crisis Management for NGOs

  • Theme: Managing your team, financial management, funder management
  • When: 6-7 April
  • Where: Online

4. Fundraising Online 2020

  • Theme: Digital fundraising, public engagement, and movement building,
  • When: 29-30 April
  • Where: Online

August

1. ILSS 9 day leadership program

  • Theme: Leadership development
  • When: To be decided
  • Where: Delhi NCR

October

1. SFD Week 2020

  • Theme: Sanitation
  • When: 7-9 October
  • Where: Neemli, Rajasthan

Past events

1. EvalFest 2020

  • Theme: SDGs, Evaluation
  • When: 12-14 February
  • Where: New Delhi

2. Discussion on grassroots innovations and value theory: Insights from innovators in Jammu & Kashmir

  • Theme: Grassroots innovations
  • When: 13 February
  • Where: New Delhi

3. 11th Ambedkar Memorial Lecture (AML): ‘Understanding marginalities in neoliberal regime’

  • Theme: Exclusion, Marginalisation, Neoliberalism
  • When: 14-15 February
  • Where: Tuljapur, Maharashtra

4. 7th World Women Leadership Congress

  • Theme: Gender, Empowerment
  • When: 17 February
  • Where: Mumbai

5. THT Grant Pan-India Symposium: Conservation of natural habitats and indigenous species

  • Theme: Environment
  • When: 17 February
  • Where: Mumbai

6. TERI CBS thought leadership webinar: Resource efficiency: Challenges and opportunities for Indian businesses

  • Theme: Environment
  • When: 19 February
  • Where: Online

7. THT Grant Pan-India Symposium: Conservation of natural habitats and indigenous species

  • Theme: Environment
  • When: 19 February
  • Where: Guwahati

8. Workshop on understanding budgets

  • Theme: Decoding and demystifying budgets
  • When: 20 February
  • Where: Pune

9. Demystifying social impact careers

  • Theme: Working in social impact
  • When: 21 February
  • Where: Mumbai

10. Girish Sant Memorial Annual Event, 2020

  • Theme: Climate change, Health
  • When: 22 February
  • Where: Pune

11. New Delhi Behavioural Network Meetup February 2020

  • Theme: Behavioural economics
  • When: 27 February
  • Where: New Delhi

12. Book discussion | Backstage: The Story behind India’s High Growth Years by Montek Singh Ahluwalia

  • Theme: Economic policy
  • When: 27 February
  • Where: New Delhi

13. Learning from innovations in increasing immunisation

  • Theme: Innovation, Health
  • When: 27 February
  • Where: New Delhi

14. Continuing education programme

  • Theme: Leading and managing teams
  • When: 27-29 February
  • Where: Mumbai

15. Conference on approaches to shaping climate resilient agriculture

  • Theme: Agriculture, Climate Change
  • When: 28 February
  • Where: Bangalore

16. Dasra Philanthropy Week 2020

  • Theme: Philanthropy, Sustainable Development Goals
  • When: 28-29 February
  • Where: Mumbai

17. National seminar on citizenship, identity and conflict in North East India

  • Theme: Citizenship, Identity
  • When: 29 February
  • Where: Guwahati

18. On rights of Adivasis

  • Theme: Adivasi rights
  • When: 29 February
  • Where: Mumbai

19. 7th conference on ‘diversity and development’

  • Theme: Culture, Diversity
  • When: 2-3 March
  • Where: Mumbai

20. Centre for Policy Reasearch Dialogues

  • Theme: Development, Policy
  • When: 2-3 March
  • Where: New Delhi

21. Masterclass on One Thousand Land Laws

  • Theme: Land Rights
  • When: 4 March
  • Where: New Delhi

22. 14th international conference on corporate social responsibility

  • Theme: CSR initiatives for inclusive growth
  • When: 4-5 March
  • Where: Mumbai

23. Towards a digitally inclusive India

  • Theme: Technology for problem-solving
  • When: 6 March
  • Where: New Delhi

24. ISB Impact Forum 2020

  • Theme: Social impact, Development
  • When: 7 March
  • Where: Hyderabad

25. Alternative justice practices for survivors of gender violence

  • Theme: Gender, Justice
  • When: 8 March
  • Where: Mumbai

26. Workshop on Gender Inclusiveness in Housing and Sanitation for Urban Development

  • Theme: Gender, Sanitation
  • When: 12 March
  • Where: Pune

27. Tata Trusts: The Force Beyond #EachForEqual

  • Theme: Gender equality
  • When: 12 March
  • Where: Mumbai

28. 3-Day training and capacity building program on ‘performance evaluation tools for sustainable buildings’

  • Theme: Environment, Sustainability
  • When: 12-14 March
  • Where: Bangalore

29. Conversations on the Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Act 2019

  • Theme: Rights, Law
  • When: 13 March
  • Where: Bangalore

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