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2019 Skoll Week will be April 9-12, 2019. The 2019 schedule will be released closer to the date of the Skoll World Forum.

Anchored by our flagship event, the Skoll World Forum, Skoll Week in Oxford provides a platform for leaders and innovators to accelerate social progress. The general public is invited to join the following Forum plenary sessions, after hour activities, and independently-organized Ecosystem Events.

Please note: most Ecosystem Events require advance registration — please click on the titles to learn more about each event and RSVP.

To post your event to this calendar, please provide your event details here.

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Monday, April 9
04:00 PM - 07:00 PM
CAN SOCIAL JUSTICE BE ACHIEVED GIVEN THE THREAT OF ENVIRONMENTAL CHANGE?
Ecosystem Event
Host: Environmental Change Institute at Oxford University and Earth Day Network
Environmental Change Institute, Gilbert Room
04:00 PM - 06:30 PM
Data for One Planet Living
Ecosystem Event
Host: Global Footprint Network and Bioregional
Oxford Martin School Lecture Theatre
09:30 PM - 11:00 PM
After Hours
After Hours
King's Arms
Tuesday, April 10
07:30 AM - 08:30 AM
Accelerating Business Ecosystems & Nurturing Entrepreneurship: An Action Agenda for the Sanitation Economy
Ecosystem Event
Host: Toilet Board Coalition
The Jam Factory, Boiler Room
08:30 AM - 09:45 AM
Research for Action Connections: Systems Change Breakfast
Ecosystem Event
Host: Skoll Centre for Social Entrepreneurship
The Oxford Foundry
08:30 AM - 03:00 PM
09:45 AM - 03:00 PM
Female Founders of Social Enterprises: What Support is Critical for Greater Impact?
Ecosystem Event
Host: The WILD Network: Women Innovators and Leaders Network
Old Bank Hotel (8 minute walk from the New Theater)
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
In-Between's Helping In-Between's
Ecosystem Event
Host: AAWE Community-Wide Refugee Task Force
Old Bank Hotel & Quod Restaurant|
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
FEATURED: Marmalade'18
Ecosystem Event
Host: Marmalade
Varies - see URL for more information
10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Democratizing Mental Health: The Community Resiliency Model
Ecosystem Event
Host: Marmalade
Old Fire Station - Loft
10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Community Media: local people making the news
Ecosystem Event
Host: Marmalade
Old Fire Station - Dance Studio
10:00 AM - 01:00 AM
Are we dreaming? Working together to make low carbon, affordable communities a reality
Ecosystem Event
Host: Marmalade
Old Fire Station - Theatre
11:30 AM - 01:00 PM
Corporate Social Innovation - Unlocking the opportunity in your organisation
Ecosystem Event
Host: Business Fights Poverty
The Queen's College
01:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Zebras fix what unicorns break
Ecosystem Event
Host: Marmalade
Old Fire Station - Theatre
02:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Wading Through Treacle?
Ecosystem Event
Host: Marmalade
Old Fire Station - Loft
07:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Unicorns Unite Book Launch
Ecosystem Event
Host: Peery Foundation
The Varsity Club
09:00 PM - 10:30 PM
After Hours
After Hours
The Head Of The River
10:00 PM - 12:00 AM
10 Years of Philanthrocapitalism Nightcap
Ecosystem Event
Host: Philanthrocap10
Mailmaison
09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Building in the good
Ecosystem Event
Host: ORBIT
Microsoft Research Cambridge
Wednesday, April 11
07:30 AM - 09:30 AM
08:00 AM - 09:30 AM
Creative Solutions for Social Innovation: A View from Africa
Ecosystem Event
Host: King Baudouin Foundation United States
Vaults & Garden Cafe (Clore Old Library and Vaults Cafe)
08:00 AM - 09:00 AM
Multidimensional Poverty Measurements
Ecosystem Event
Host: Fundacion Paraguaya
Chester Room, Nuffield College, University of Oxford
08:00 AM - 09:30 AM
FEATURED: Morning Story Revival: Supercharge Your Creative Spirit while you Deepen Your Impact
Ecosystem Event
Host: The Alliance for Media Arts + Culture
The Story Museum; Rochester House
08:30 AM - 09:45 AM
Propelling Social Impact Leaders: The Skoll Scholarship at Oxford
Ecosystem Event
Host: Skoll Centre for Social Entrepreneurship
The Oxford Foundry
09:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Billions for Breakfast (89th Social Investment Brekkie Club)
Ecosystem Event
Host: Artha Networks
George Street Social
10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Positive Change Initiative
Ecosystem Event
Host: Marmalade
Old Fire Station - Dance Studio
10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Draper Richards Kaplan Foundation Office Hours
Ecosystem Event
Host: Draper Richards Kaplan Foundation
To be confirmed upon RSVP
11:00 AM - 01:00 PM
11:30 AM - 01:00 PM
Leave No One Behind: Serving Justice Through Investments in Access to Clean Energy
Ecosystem Event
Host: Wallace Global, Shine Campaign Ashden Awards
Linbury Hall at Worcester College
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
What makes a strong, purposeful, community enterprise network?
Ecosystem Event
Host: Marmalade
Old Fire Station - Theatre
02:00 PM - 05:00 PM
From self-building to custom-splitting
Ecosystem Event
Host: Marmalade
TBA
02:15 PM - 03:45 PM
Diversity & Representation in Impact Investing
Ecosystem Event
Host: Affiniti VC
Old Fire station
06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Social Enterprise UK and OSEP Networking event
Ecosystem Event
Host: Marmalade
Old Fire Station - Café
08:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Fail Faire
After Hours
The Oxford Foundry
09:00 PM - 11:59 PM
SOUNDSHIFT - Music Jam
Ecosystem Event
Host: The Wellbeing Project
Oxford Town Hall
09:30 PM - 11:00 PM
After Hours
After Hours
The Oxford Retreat
 
 
Thursday, April 12
07:30 AM - 09:00 AM
How can blockchain actually help solve problems that matter?
Ecosystem Event
Host: RippleWorks & Stanford University
Oxford Town Hall, Assembly Room
08:00 AM - 09:00 AM
Breakfast Salon: Scaling Globally with the ECHO Model
Ecosystem Event
Host: Project ECHO
Butler Room, Nuffield College
10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Team Oxford: help mobilise the city
Ecosystem Event
Host: Marmalade
Old Fire Station - Dance Studio
10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Designing value-based approaches to challenges in Oxford
Ecosystem Event
Host: Marmalade
Old Fire Station - Theatre
11:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Community control and accountability: after the war’s been won
Ecosystem Event
Host: Marmalade
Old Fire Station - Loft
11:00 AM - 02:00 PM
How Giant Rats are Saving Lives
Ecosystem Event
Host: Airbnb & Apopo
Airbnb
02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
The Bottom Up Media Revolution
Ecosystem Event
Host: Ashoka: Innovators for the Public
Maddicott Room (Cohen Quad, Exeter College)
03:00 PM - 04:30 PM
FEATURED: Protecting the Protectors: Addressing the Crisis of Attacks on Environmental Defenders
Ecosystem Event
Host: Global Witness
Lecture Theatre, Oxford Martin School
03:00 PM - 04:30 PM
03:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Innovations in Last Mile Distribution
Ecosystem Event
Host: Global Distributors Collective
Vincent's Club
03:30 PM - 05:00 PM
FEATURED: Oxford Union Debate: The Role of Universities in Creating Social Impact
Ecosystem Event
Host: Skoll Centre for Social Entrepreneurship, Oxford Saïd Business School
Oxford Union, Frewin Court
03:30 PM - 05:30 PM
Investing in High-Impact Sustainable Agriculture Solutions
Ecosystem Event
Host: Trillium Asset Management
Malmaison Hotel
03:30 PM - 06:00 PM
FEATURED: Democratizing Development: Where Does a Good Idea Come From?
Ecosystem Event
Host: Johnson & Johnson
Pyramid Room, SBS
03:30 PM - 06:30 PM
FEATURED: This Isn't Easy: A Seminar on the Challenges of Leadership
Ecosystem Event
Host: Aspen Institute & McNulty Foundation
Rhodes House
04:00 PM - 04:50 PM
The Art of Social Franchising
Ecosystem Event
Host: Segal Family Foundation, Moxie Foundation and Street Business School
The One Pub
05:00 PM - 07:00 PM
FEATURED: Can scaling an idea lead to systems change?
Ecosystem Event
Host: Spring Impact
Bearing Room, Hertford College
06:00 PM - 07:00 PM
Proximity & Power: Community Driven Entrepreneurship
Ecosystem Event
Host: Gem Foundation
Malmaison, Oxford Castle 3
06:00 PM - 08:30 PM
How does proximity contribute to ensuring your investments achieve scale?
Ecosystem Event
Host: Villgro Innovations Foundation
The Oxford Retreat
06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Happy Hour: New & Emerging Tools for Impact Investors
Ecosystem Event
Host: Accountability Counsel
The Stables Bar
08:30 PM - 10:30 PM
The Intrapreneur: Confessions of a Corporate Insurgent
Ecosystem Event
Host: Business Fights Poverty
The Jam Factory (The Boiler Room)
09:30 PM - 12:30 AM
After Hours
After Hours
Slug and Lettuce
Friday, April 13
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Backing people changing places
Ecosystem Event
Host: Marmalade
Old Fire Station - Loft
10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Art and Relationships
Ecosystem Event
Host: Marmalade
Old Fire Station - Theatre
02:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Investing in girls: The Why and How
Ecosystem Event
Host: Marmalade
Old Fire Station - Loft