Social Innovation Unconference

In partnership with The Centre for Social Innovation

Monday, June 15th - Thursday, June 18th

A virtual event for individuals and organizations shaping the compassionate future of work through the lens of community, innovation, wellness, and impact.

Learn to build resilience, strengthen team cohesion, and create valuable projects for your world. Join 100 amazing people from around the world for 4 days of connection, discovery, and reinvention.

Reserve Your Spot

How does it work?

This 4-day virtual event is carefully planned to bring you through a thoughtful, nurturing, and single-track experience that starts where you are right now.

1. Keynotes

Each day of the event will begin with an expert speaker giving a short talk followed by interactive Q&A.

4. Workshops

After movement, dive into hands-on workshops in breakout rooms to integrate what you're learning into your life and work.

2. Panels

After the keynote, we'll move into a panel with 2-5 experts participating in a dialogue then open the floor for moderated Q&A.

5. Reflections

Dig deeper into your notes and share reflections in our online platform with prompts and ongoing interaction.

3. Movement

After the panel, access yoga, play, improv, meditation, and movement activities to keep you feeling alright.

6. Integration

After the event, we provide four weeks of ongoing support and resources to help you integrate the learnings into life and work.

How does it work?

This 4-day virtual event is carefully planned to bring you through a thoughtful, nurturing, and single-track experience that starts where you are right now.

1. Keynotes

Each day of the event will begin with an expert speaker giving a short talk followed by interactive Q&A.

2. Panels

After the keynote, we'll move into a panel with 2-5 experts participating in a dialogue then open the floor for moderated Q&A.

3. Movement

After the panel, access yoga, play, improv, meditation, and movement activities to keep you feeling alright.

4. Workshops

After movement, dive into hands-on workshops in breakout rooms to integrate what you're learning into your life and work.

5. Reflections

Dig deeper into your notes and share reflections in our online platform with prompts and ongoing interaction.

6. Integration

After the event, we provide four weeks of ongoing support and resources to help you integrate the learnings into life and work.

Who should attend?

This event will benefit purpose-driven creators and impactful organizations adapting to the changing times. We make it easier for you to build meaningful relationships with attendees from across sectors. Join us to align with the partners and emerging trends that serve your community’s evolving needs.

Cooperative Impact 2015, Princeton, NJ

If you’re looking to shape the emerging future with intention, to grow your projects as you grow a stronger sense of self for you and your team, this event is for you. Training is accessible for all organization sizes and industries.

Schedule

Schedule is currently tentative and subject to change based on new additions being added daily. Top-tier ticket holders may request support around specific topics.

Monday, June 15th (Theme: Community)

Sew yourself into the cultural fabric of your local community to strengthen social ties and begin to identify unmet needs.

  • Keynote: Coming soon
  • Panel Discussion: Coming soon
  • Movement: Mindful Walking Experience: Get off the computer and into your body
    • Facilitator: Lindsey Pearson
  • Workshop 1: Coming soon
    • Facilitators: Coming soon
  • Workshop 2: Coming soon
    • Facilitators: Coming soon

Wednesday, June 17th (Theme: Humanity)

Build your muscles of compassion, vulnerability, and empathy as you gain a stronger sense of yourself and how you relate to others.

  • Keynote: Coming soon
    • -
  • Panel Discussion: Spiritual Emergence: Enhancing the Human Development Experience with Deeper Connections to People, Nature, and the Universe
    • Panelists: Katrina Michelle, PhD, LCSW; Michael Garbe, DSW(c), LCSW; Edy Nathan, MA, LCSWR, CST
  • Movement: Internal Arts & Energetic Practice from Shaolin Lineage: boost your immune system, healthier blood flow, and oxygenation of cells
    • Practitioner: Karina Turtzo, Sovereign by Nature
  • Workshop 1: Knowing What You Want Means Sometimes Starting with a 'No'
    • Facilitators: Michael Shawe, LCSW; Katrina Michelle, PhD, LCSW
  • Workshop 2: Cultivate Superpower Softskills Like Vulnerability, Compassion, and Empathy
    • Facilitators: Kelly Keefe, Heartspace
  • Closing Ritual: Yuko Kudo

Tuesday, June 16th (Theme: Innovation)

Work alongside community members to transform challenges into projects that serve unmet needs.

  • Keynote: Business Design and Innovation for Social Enterprises
    • -
  • Panel Discussion: How to Leverage Uncertainty to Cultivate Innovation: Learn how to lean into uncertainty and leverage compassion to increase creativity, innovation, and resilience within your leadership, your teams and your overall business.
    • Jessica Lipman, Mindfulness Coach at The Mindful Nest
    • Coming soon
    • Coming soon
  • Movement
    • Coming soon
  • Workshop 1: Coming soon
  • Workshop 2: Coming soon

Thursday, June 18th (Theme: Impact)

Sustain and maximize your impact by attaching new business models to your projects and building new revenue generating channels.

  • Keynote: The Human Needs Economy
    • Heather Hartnett, CEO & General Partner at Human Ventures
  • Panel Discussion:
    • The Centre for Social Innovation
    • Techstars
    • -
  • Movement: Coming soon
  • Workshop 1: Coming soon
  • Workshop 2: Coming soon

Schedule

Subject to change based on new additions being added daily leading up to the event. Pro ticket holders can request additional support around specific topics.

Monday, June 15th (Theme: Community)

Sew yourself into the cultural fabric of your local community to strengthen social ties and begin to identify unmet needs.

  • Keynote: Coming soon
  • Panel Discussion: Coming soon
  • Movement: Mindful Walking Experience: Get off the computer and into your body
    • Facilitator: Lindsey Pearson
  • Workshop 1: Coming soon
    • Facilitators: Coming soon
  • Workshop 2: Coming soon
    • Facilitators: Coming soon

Tuesday, June 16th (Theme: Innovation)

Work alongside community members to transform challenges into projects that serve unmet needs.

  • Keynote: Business Design and Innovation for Social Enterprises
    • -
  • Panel Discussion: How to Leverage Uncertainty to Cultivate Innovation: Learn how to lean into uncertainty and leverage compassion to increase creativity, innovation, and resilience within your leadership, your teams and your overall business.
    • Jessica Lipman, Mindfulness Coach at The Mindful Nest
    • IDEO
    • Stanford Social Innovation Review
  • Movement
    • Meditation and Breathwork, Jessica Lipman
  • Workshop 1: Coming soon
  • Workshop 2: Coming soon

Wednesday, June 17th (Theme: Humanity)

Build your muscles of compassion, vulnerability, and empathy as you gain a stronger sense of yourself and how you relate to others.

  • Keynote: Coming soon
    • -
  • Panel Discussion: Spiritual Emergence: Enhancing the Human Development Experience with Deeper Connections to People, Nature, and the Universe
    • Panelists: Katrina Michelle, PhD, LCSW; Michael Garbe, DSW(c), LCSW; Edy Nathan, MA, LCSWR, CST
  • Movement: Internal Arts & Energetic Practice from Shaolin Lineage: boost your immune system, healthier blood flow, and oxygenation of cells
    • Practitioner: Karina Turtzo, Sovereign by Nature
  • Workshop 1: Knowing What You Want Means Sometimes Starting with a 'No'
    • Facilitators: Michael Shawe, LCSW; Katrina Michelle, PhD, LCSW
  • Workshop 2: Cultivate Superpower Softskills Like Vulnerability, Compassion, and Empathy
    • Facilitators: Kelly Keefe, Heartspace

Thursday, June 18th (Theme: Impact)

Sustain and maximize your impact by attaching new business models to your projects and building new revenue generating channels.

  • Keynote: The Human Needs Economy
    • Heather Hartnett, CEO & General Partner at Human Ventures
  • Panel Discussion:
    • The Centre for Social Innovation
    • Techstars
    • -
  • Movement: Coming soon
  • Workshop 1: Coming soon
  • Workshop 2: Coming soon

Tickets

Choose your level of access, training, and networking. Early bird tickets go on-sale Monday, May 25th at 12:01am EST. Price increases June 8th.

Free Access

Regular Price $49

  • Keynotes
  • Participant Networking
  • Private Online Platform

Free Access tickets become available June 1st

Regular Access $59

Regular Price $149

100 tickets available

  • Keynotes
  • Participant Networking
  • Private Online Platform
  • Panel Discussions
  • Ask Questions in Panels
  • Movement and Wellness Sessions
  • Access Recording of Event for 30 days

Regular Access tickets become available May 28th

All-Access $249

Regular Price $449

100 tickets available

  • Keynotes
  • Participant Networking
  • Private Online Platform
  • Panel Discussions
  • Ask Questions in Panels
  • Movement and Wellness Sessions
  • Access Recording of Event for 1 year
  • Participate in All Workshops
  • 4-Week Integration Support Post-Event (resources, weekly Zooms, etc)
Reserve Your Spot

Thank you to our sponsors

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The Partnership

We partnered with The Centre for Social Innovation NYC (CSI) as both of our organizations navigated through a time of flux and uncertainty. This partnership was sparked when it counted. With Cooperative Impact's expertise in designing personalized experiences to serve unmet needs combined with the CSI’s thoughtful and innovative community, this partnership was destined to make a splash.

Who is Cooperative Impact?

Cooperative Impact is a social enterprise shaping the compassionate future of work. We empower individuals through personalized learning and development experiences to cultivate their superpowers, navigate uncertainty, and bring their organizations into the unknown.

Who is The Centre for Social Innovation?

The Centre for Social Innovation is a coworking space, community, and launchpad for people who are changing the world. We provide our members with the tools they need to accelerate their success and amplify their impact. Learn more

Team

Andrea Preziotti

Advisor

Sarah Sproviero

The Centre for Social Innovation Events Manager

Yuko Kudo

Advisor

Daniel Burns

Technology

Jamie Lynn McCoppin, MA, RDT

Advisor

Daniel D'Alonzo

Founder

Contact Us

Please let us know if you have any questions:

hello@cooperativeimpact.nyc

instagram.com/cooperativeimpact

Movement and Wellness

Each day of the event, after the panel discussions, there will be access to yoga, meditation, and movement activities to keep you feeling alright.

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Panels

Each day, after the keynote, we'll move into a panel discussion with 2-4 experts who will participate in a dialogue then open the floor for moderated Q&A.

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Keynotes

Each day of the event will begin with a speaker.

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Workshops

Each day, after movement and wellness, we'll dive into two participant-driven workshops to provide you with hands-on practices in breakout rooms to integrate what you're learning into your life and work.

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