Discover The Potential of Disruptive Technology for Good!

Learn from experts and developers from the fields of technology and social business, get equipped with the best tools and approaches and take a giant leap towards amplifying your social impact with the technology of the future.

Global Summit

This year’s summit brings speakers and participants from over 20+ countries to Bangkok, the world’s top tourist destination, after 4 successful summits in Dhaka.

Latest Innovations

Each year we introduce the latest youth-led innovations in the social business sector, from all over the world. This year, we will feature social innovation leveraging on the latest technologies, get excited!

20+ Sessions

Forget the hum-drum Powerpoint presentations - we offer a variety of breakout options, from how-to sessions to panel discussions, from immersive experiences to a broad range of diverse topics.

40+ Speakers

The best from both the Social Business and Technology communities across the globe will be speaking at this year’s summit. Buckle up for two days of inspiration, tools, and insight into the social innovation scene!

300+ Attendees

Find your tribe - we are the growing community of social business and technology leaders, activists, investors and researchers. Meet like-minded social heroes solving some of the most pressing global issues.

The Host City

Welcome to Bangkok, a city known for ornate shrines, mouth-watering cuisine, and vibrant street life. Get ready to immerse yourself in the “sabai” Thai culture and make lasting memories with fellow delegates.

Past Speakers

SBYS brings an exciting range of experience to the stage. Excite and inspire your delegates with the best conference speakers.

Dr. Muhammad Yunus
Founder- Grameen Bank

Muhammad Yunus is a Bangladeshi social entrepreneur, banker, economist, and civil society leader who was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for founding the Grameen Bank and pioneering the concepts of microcredit and microfinance.

Dr. Muhammad Yunus
Founder- Grameen Bank
Hans Reitz
Founder - Grameen Creative Lab

Hans Reitz is active in many areas and uses his corporate expertise to create synergies. He has a hand in numerous companies, including as the Co-Founder of ``Perfect Day”. Every one of his business models associates high aesthetic and qualitative demands with sustainable corporate culture.

Hans Reitz
Founder - Grameen Creative Lab
Lamiya Morshed
Executive Director - Yunus Centre

Ms. Morshed has been the Executive Director of Yunus Centre, the global hub for social business activities of Nobel Laureate Professor Muhammad Yunus, since its inception as the Yunus Secretariat in 2006 and its formal incorporation in 2008.

Lamiya Morshed
Executive Director - Yunus Centre
Parveen Mahmud
MD, Grameen Telecom Trust

Parveen Mahmud
MD, Grameen Telecom Trust
H.E. Mercia Bernicat
Ambassador of USA to Bangladesh

Marcia Stephens Bloom Bernicat became the U.S. Ambassador to Bangladesh on February 4, 2015. A career member of the Senior Foreign Service, class of Minister-Counselor, she previously served as Deputy Assistant Secretary in the Bureau of Human Resources at the U.S. Department of State.

H.E. Mercia Bernicat
Ambassador of USA to Bangladesh
Eric Ipavec
Managing Director, Grameen Danone Foods ltd

Éric Ipavec’s previous career reflects his curiosity and his attachment to Danone. He joined the group right after completing his studies as an agri-food engineer, and worked successively in the R&D, manufacturing and supply chain teams.

Eric Ipavec
Managing Director, Grameen Danone Foods ltd
Tafsir Awal
Director, Multimode Group

Tafsir Mohammed Awal currently serves as the Director of Multimode Group, and is actively involved in operational aspects of the Groups concerns. He has a Bachelor of Science in Telecommunications and a Master of Science in Entrepreneurial Management from the European School of Business, London, UK.

Tafsir Awal
Director, Multimode Group
Kerstin Humberg
Founder, Yunel

Dr. Kerstin Humberg is the founder of 'Yunel' , a mission-driven start-up in Berlin. Yunel aims to ‘make happiness work’ based on Applied Positive Psychology. Before embarking on this endeavor in January 2015, Kerstin worked as a Business Consultant for McKinsey & Company in Hamburg (2006-214).

Kerstin Humberg
Founder, Yunel
Shazeeb Islam
Curator, SBYS

Shazeeb M Khairul Islam is a Bangladeshi social entrepreneur and the Founder of SBYA Global which has worked with hundreds of young entrepreneurs in Asia and Europe. He holds an MBA in International Business from the University of Dhaka.

Shazeeb Islam
Curator, SBYS

Schedule

A schedule at a glance is listed below. Check the program for this year's conference and learn about the speakers and sessions in store for tech enthusiasts.

Delegates will gather around and complete their final registrations.

08:50 AM

A welcome message to all.

Creating a World of Three Zeros

Learn new skills or tools to turn knowledge into action.

10:00 AM

How can I connect with the participants?

The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), otherwise known as the Global Goals, are a universal call to action to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure that all people enjoy peace and prosperity.

1. The 3D Printing Revolution
2. Could Artificial intelligence solve the world's biggest problems?
3. Walking a mile in someone's shoes: empathy map and observation tools.

12:00 PM

Participants will have their lunch.

1. Human-Centered Design for Social Impact.
2. A day in the life of a tech social entrepreneur?
3. The LogFrame - a framework to drive impact.

14:45 PM

Gathering around and interacting with people & making new friends.

Tech Tool (Data visualization)

16:30 PM

``This house believes that disruptive technologies are the best vehicle to achieve the SDGs``

Could AI solve all human problems? Or...?

18:00 PM

A little bit of chill time and getting ready for dinner.

Dinner will be served and the party will go on and on.

Delegates will gather around and complete their final registrations for the second day.

Teams from Blockchain for Social Impact Innovation Challenge will take the floor.

11:00 AM

Gathering around, meeting new speakers, conversing with old friends.

12:00 PM

How can I connect with the rest of the participants?

1. The Future of Drone Use: Opportunities and Threats from ethical and social perspective.
2. Incubating the next generation of social entrepreneurs.
3. Social Business Model Canvas.

14:45 PM

Getting to know the participants more.

1. Robotics for Good.
2. Responding to the challenges of an aging world with disruptive tech.
3. Communicating for Impact.

16:15 PM

Getting to know the participants even more.

The summit ends and the party begins.

Delegate Ticket Prices

Check out our event pricing below to find the right pass for you. Book your ticket now!

Student
$50
/ person
Student pack
Young Professional
$150
/ person
Professional pack
Senior Professional
$300
/ person
Corporate Pack

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Event location

The Knowledge Exchange: KX

Venue

10/1 Krung Thonburi Road Khwaeng Bang Lamphu Lang, Thon Buri, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10600, Thailand

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