meet the impact investing vanguard

Confluence Philanthropy's Annual Practitioners Gathering is a four-day conference where asset owners and their advisors meet at the cutting edge of mission-related investing. This Gathering represents the most advanced foundations, investment managers, and advisors in impact investing today.  They are distinguished by a commitment to building the field through collaboration, innovation, and their investments. Join us for deep strategic thinking, critical discussion, sharing, and, most importantly, fun!

 
 
 

Featured Keynote Speakers

  W. Kamau Bell   Comedian, Host, United Shades of America with W. Kamau Bell

W. Kamau Bell

Comedian, Host, United Shades of America with W. Kamau Bell

  Kevin de León   President Pro Tempore of the California State Senate

Kevin de León

President Pro Tempore of the California State Senate

  Lisa Mensah   President and CEO, Opportunity Finanace Network

Lisa Mensah

President and CEO, Opportunity Finanace Network

  Ai-jen Poo   Director, National Domestic Workers Alliance, Ford Foundation Trustee, MacArthur Prize Winner

Ai-jen Poo

Director, National Domestic Workers Alliance, Ford Foundation Trustee, MacArthur Prize Winner


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Highlights

Plenaries:

  • Technology and Disruption: Considerations for Impact Investors
  • Art, Culture, and Impact
  • Visionary Voices: The Future of Mission Investing
  • Practitioner's Institute: The Future of Work

 

 
 

Special Events

 

  • Pre-Conference Intensive: Intro to Mission Related Investing
  • Pre-Conference Learner's Institute
  • Disruptive Fashion Party at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts

 

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FIELD TRIPS

Pre-Conference Explorations

  • Exploring Oakland’s Cultural Hubs: Art, Tech and Entrepreneurship
  • Clean Energy Bike Tour
  • Disrupting Displacement: Affordable Housing in the Bay Area
  • East Bay Tech Innovation Tour
  • State of Emergency: Addressing the Homelessness Crisis in Oakland

 

 

 

Stay, Play, and Convene Near the Berkeley Marina


 
 

HIGHLIGHTS FROM

PREVIOUS PRACTITIONERS GATHERINGS

 
 
 

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