AVPN Annual Conference

The AVPN Conference is the largest social investing convening in Asia that gathers funders and resource providers from across the world to share knowledge, build strategic partnerships, and address socio-economic challenges at scale. The annual flagship event breaks down silos to bridge the worlds of philanthropy and impact investing with private equity and institutional investing.

Annual Conference

25 – 28 JUNE 2019 | SINGAPORE

Breaking Boundaries Moving capital towards impact

The AVPN Conference 2019 is breaking down barriers by engaging the full Continuum of Capital from grants and impact investments to sustainable finance and private equity.

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Featured Speakers

Upcoming Keynote Speakers

  • José Viñals

    José Viñals

    Group ChairmanStandard Chartered Bank

  • Ertharin Cousin

    Ertharin Cousin

    Former Executive Director, World Food Program and Board MemberThe Power of Nutrition

  • Larry Kramer

    Larry Kramer

    PresidentHewlett Foundation

  • Eric Rice

    Eric Rice

    Managing Director and Portfolio ManagerWellington Management Singapore Pte Ltd

  • Amy Khor (Dr.)

    Amy Khor (Dr.)

    Senior Minister of StateMinistry of the Environment and Water Resources

  • Rashesh Shah

    Rashesh Shah

    ChairmanEdelweiss Group

  • Christine Heenan

    Christine Heenan

    Vice President, Global, Policy & AdvocacyThe Rockefeller Foundation

  • James Chen

    James Chen

    FounderLegacy Advisors Limited


Conference 2018 Snapshot

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  • Delegates across 47 Countries 1043
  • Participating Organisations 606
  • C-Suite Professionals 550+
  • Speakers across the globe 210
  • Unique Connections Made 2793
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Partnership Opportunities

Have questions? Contact us at partnerships@avpn.asia

Media Kit

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AVPN India Summit

With an active impact investing landscape, philanthropists broadening their giving, and corporations providing a strong backing for social impact, India has one of the most advanced social economy in Asia. To scale impact effectively, the AVPN India Summit aims to deepen engagement across these investors and enablers through knowledge sharing, and collaboration.

AVPN India Summit

21 Nov 2019 | Bangladesh

Breaking Boundaries

Continuing the theme of Breaking Boundaries from the AVPN Conference, the day brings together funders and resource providers who are working across the continuum of capital, leveraging a wide spectrum of funding approaches from grant to debt and equity, alongside human and intellectual capital.

Sessions will dive into a variety of causes important to the ecosystem in India including: Healthcare, Nutrition, Education and Climate Action, among others.

Policy Forum Recap India Summit Recap


Featured Speakers

Past Summit Speakers


AVPN Southeast Asia Summit 2020

AVPN is bringing the Southeast Asia Summit to Indonesia in February 2020. Social investors looking for collaboration and knowledge-sharing opportunities in Southeast Asia are encouraged to join us in building the region for impactful social innovation.

AVPN Southeast Asia Summit 2020

3 - 4 March 2020 | Bali, Indonesia

Breaking Boundaries

After 3 years of hosting a Myanmar Summit which brought together social investors from around the region, AVPN is transitioning this event into a broader Southeast Asia Summit. Impressive growth in recent years is propelling Indonesia to the 7th largest economy in the world by 2030 and the social investment ecosystem is blossoming alongside.

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Featured Speakers

Past & Upcoming Speakers

  • Aung Naing Oo

    Aung Naing Oo

    Director GeneralDirectorate of Investment and Company Administration, Ministry of Planning and Finance

  • Martin Pun

    Martin Pun

    Head Corporate Social Responsibility CommitteeYoma Strategic Holdings Ltd

  • Richard Harrison

    Richard Harrison

    CEOSmart Power

  • Yu Wai Maung

    Yu Wai Maung

    Head of CSRKBZ Bank

More events

More AVPN Events

In 2018, AVPN organised and co-hosted more than 100 events, ranging from study tours and roundtables to webinars and workshops. These convenings provide members opportunities to engage more deeply with players in local Asian markets or specific impact areas. To engage with AVPN’s local representatives, visit our 15 market pages.