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Agenda | 2019 Corporate Citizenship Conference

"Of all the conferences I attend, this is the most organized and well-run."

Please check back often as we update the 2019 agenda with new speakers, breakout sessions, and networking events.

REGISTER NOW to secure the best rate! This year, the conference agenda includes:

Working Breakout Sessions 20+ educational breakout sessions focused on CSR trends, insights, and best practices.

Inspiring Stories of Impact Seven general sessions featuring keynote speakers from leading companies.

Dynamic Networking Multiple receptions, industry summits, an exercise class, and an onsite volunteer event.


A fully updated agenda will also be available on our mobile app, brought to you by Pitney Bowes.

SUNDAY | APRIL 28, 2019


Noon - 8:00 p.m. Conference registration desk open

Trinity B

4:00 - 5:00 p.m. Newcomer Networking Session

Pegasus AB

5:00 - 6:00 p.m. Opening Reception | Hosted by Altria

Landmark Ballroom Foyer

6:00 - 6:45 p.m. Conference Welcome Dinner

Landmark Ballroom

6:45 - 7:00 p.m. Welcome Remarks

Landmark Ballroom

7:00 - 8:00 p.m. General Session I & Film Festival Award Ceremony | From unacceptable results to an award-winning program hosted by BBVA Compass

Landmark Ballroom

MONDAY | APRIL 29, 2019

6:00 a.m. - 6:45 a.m. Corporate Fitizens Activity: Texas Boogie Bounce | hosted by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas

Gaston AB

7:00 - 8:00 p.m. Conference registration desk open

Trinity B

7:15 - 8:00 a.m. Networking Breakfast with Idea Exchange CSR Topic Conversations

Landmark Ballroom

8:00 - 8:30 a.m. Welcome Remarks

Landmark Ballroom

8:30 - 9:30 a.m. General Session II | It’s not just CSR: It’s personal—How Mary Kay took its cornerstone grants program and is turning it into an inspiring citizenship effort | hosted by Mary Kay

Landmark Ballroom

9:30 - 10:30 a.m. Networking Break | hosted by Gallagher

Landmark Ballroom Foyer & Reunion Ballroom Foyer

9:30 - 10:30 a.m. On-site Volunteer Project | hosted by Travelers

Landmark Ballroom Foyer

10:30 - 11:45 a.m.

Breakout Sessions I


  • Alliance Data case study: Data for Good: Maximizing Impact through Data-Driven Nonprofit Partnerships

  • Lean mean CSR machines: How to punch above your weight

  • Making the most of your network: How to build and nurture a community of colleagues who will drive corporate citizenship success across the organization

  • Preparing for a new normal with disaster prevention, recovery, and relief

  • When Zero = A+ : Innovative ways to eliminate waste

  • Workshop: Tracking and measuring environmental, social and governance risk


12:00 - 12:45 p.m. Networking Luncheon

Landmark Ballroom

12:45 - 1:45 p.m. General Session III | Engineering the future: The case for investing in STEM educationhosted by Texas Instruments

Landmark Ballroom

2:00 - 3:15 p.m.

Breakout Sessions II

  • Vanguard case study: Community evolution: From good intentions to strategic alignment

  • Building stronger communities: Collaboration and collabotition

  • Detangling disclosure: Simple steps to start sustainability reporting

  • From survive to thrive: The future of environmental sustainability

  • Leading change: How to drive progress from wherever you sit

  • Workshop: Demonstrating value through measurement

3:15 - 4:30 p.m. General Session IV | Serving Those Who Servehosted by USAA

Landmark Ballroom

5:00- 6:00 p.m. Cocktail Reception | hosted by State Street

Landmark Ballroom Foyer

6:00 - 6:45 p.m. Networking Dinner

Landmark Ballroom

6:45 - 7:45 p.m. General Session V | Every house needs a solid foundation | hosted by Liberty Mutual Insurance

Landmark Ballroom

TUESDAY | APRIL 30, 2019

6:00 - 6:45 a.m. Corporate Fitizens Activity: Yoga | hosted by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas

Gaston AB

7:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. Conference registration desk open

Trinity B

7:30 - 8:00 p.m. Networking Breakfast

Landmark Ballroom

8:00 - 9:00 a.m. General Session VI | Making your disaster philanthropy and engagement more strategic | hosted by UPS

Landmark Ballroom

9:15 - 10:30 a.m.

Breakout Sessions III

  • EY case study: Mentoring to engage employees and empower youth: Celebrating ten years of College MAP  

  • Examining the ESG horizon: Attracting investor attention now and in the future

  • Global perspectives on corporate citizenship

  • Leveraging corporate citizenship to attract and retain employees

  • Looking forward to the future of community involvement

  • Story-telling and statistics. How to paint a vivid picture of success

  • Workshop: Communicating corporate citizenship persuasively
10:30 - 11:00 a.m. Networking Break | hosted by Gallagher

Landmark Ballroom Foyer & Reunion Ballroom Foyer

10:30 - 11:00 a.m. On-site Volunteer Project | hosted by Travelers

Reunion Ballroom Foyer

11:00 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.

Breakout Sessions IV

  • Toyota case study: How to deliver both business and social value

  • Giving for growth: Building nonprofit capacity

  • The power of all the people: Inclusion and diversity

  • The next step in reporting: Future trends

  • The role of corporations in addressing climate change

  • Workshop: Aligning and implementing the Sustainable Development Goals

12:30 - 1:00 p.m. Networking Luncheon Landmark Ballroom
1:00 - 2:00 p.m. General Session VII | Closing Keynote Session featuring Daniel Pinkhosted by FedEx

Landmark Ballroom

Join us in Dallas on April 28-30

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