Agenda subject to change.

thursday, November 16th, 2017
Meet at 8:00am at the Al Irfan stop of the tram to catch transportation to the opening ceremony.


friday, November 17th, 2017
9:00am - 5:30pm


Saturday, November 18th, 2017
9:00am - 8:00pm


sunday, november 19th, 2017
9:00am - 3:00pm



Session Descriptions


skills Workshops

Sharpen your skills in team management, budgets, action planning, pitching, and more, through workshops led by top professionals working in the global impact sector. Check our last year's workshops here to get a sense of what might be in store for this year. Keep your eyes on this page as we begin to build out the workshop agenda.


Think through big questions like "Global North vs. Global South: Who should be responsible for leading global development?" and "Grassroots vs. Systems: Where does change really happen?" Hear from global leaders doing real work in communities around the world and challenge your assumptions in this work.  See last year's Debates here to get a sense of the top-knotch kinds of panelists we include.




Learn directly from global leaders as they reflect on the how and why of their work. This year's Keynotes will explore the importance of centering youth voices in social impact work, what it means to build authentic partnerships, and the role of Africa as a leader in development. Get a sense of the caliber of speakers we attract by checking out last year's plenary speaker list here.





moroccan independence day celebration + Global Generation awards

November 18th is Moroccan Independence Day - the country's first since re-joining the African Union. Celebrate the day with global leaders and celebrities. Past Global Generation Award Winners include Senator John Kerry, actor Terry Cruz, Peace Corps Director Carrie Hessler-Radelet, designer Kenneth Cole and more.