Impact Exchange Event – ‘Sowing Seeds of Change’ 7 November 2014

As part of the Impact Exchange strand of the Inspiring Impact Northern Ireland Programme, we will be hosting a half day event outlining where the Programme is currently at and what it hopes to achieve over the coming 15 months. This will follow a theme ‘from principles to practice’ and showcase and allow opportunity to engage with some good practice examples from the sector and their funders.

The event is being held on Friday 7th November 2014 at Skainos Centre, East Belfast Mission, 239 Newtownards Rd, Belfast, BT4 1AF from 9.30am – 1.00pm.Anyone wishing to attend the event should REGISTER HERE

 Event Programme

9.30am – 9.45am
9.45am – 9.55am
Welcome & Overview
David Carrington, Inspiring Impact UK Chair
9.55am – 10.05am
Message from Building Change Trust & OFMDFM
Julie Harrison, Building Change Trust
Denis McMahon, Director of Equality & Strategy Directorate, OFMDFM


10.05am – 10.30am
Inspiring Impact NI Programme Update
Aongus O’Keeffe, Inspiring Impact NI, Programme Leader
10.30am – 11.00am
Statutory Funder perspective – Planning for Greater Impact: Co- Design Approach
Department for Employment and Learning, United Youth Programme
11.00am – 11.20am
11.20am – 12.20am
Break Out Workshops – From Principles to Practice
Session One: 11.20am – 11.50am,  Session Two: 11.50am – 12.20pm
 * Each workshop will run twice (once per session) to enable delegates to attend two of the three workshops.
Workshop A: Impact Reporting, Gillian Nowland, CEO – One 25
Workshop B: Applying the Journey to Employment Framework in NI, Aongus O’Keeffe & Gladys Swanton (CENI)
Workshop C: Assessing Impact – Paul Hamlyn Foundation’s approach
* Please select which two workshops you wish to attend when registering.
12.20pm -12.50pm
Plenary Panel Discussion
Julie Harrison, Building Change Trust; Jane Steele, Paul Hamlyn Foundation; Gillian Nowland, One25; United Youth; Aongus O’Keeffe, Inspiring Impact NI, Will Haire, Department for Social Development
12.50pm – 1.00pm
Closing Statement, Department for Social Development
Will Haire, Permanent Secretary, Department for Social Development


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