2015 Platform Summit, Oct 2-4, Morehouse College, GA. The premiere tech conference aimed at connecting innovators from underrepresented communities in tech tackling big social issues. Now in its 3rd year, the Summit gathers leading thinkers from underrepresented communities to tackle big, challenging topics around innovation.
NewCoSF, October 6-7, San Francisco: NewCo turns the conference model inside out, inviting you to visit over 200 of the most inspiring companies in the Bay Area. Learn from entrepreneurs, sneak a peek at new products and innovations, and get an insider’s look into cutting edge work environments. Tides is hosting visitors at 3 pm on October 7 – grab a spot with us now! Get 30% off your registration with the discount code HC30SF.
SOCAP15, October 6-9, San Francisco: Tides is a sponsor of SOCAP15, a convening of leading impact investors, world-class entrepreneurs, and innovative cross-sector practitioners. Alex Sloan, Tides Director of Strategic Partnerships, is moderating a panel on October 7 at 5 PM. With the Emmy Award-winning Showtime series Years of Living Dangerously as a backdrop, this conversation will focus on the use of film and television media to increase awareness of a pressing social issue and drive behavioral change through innovative storytelling. We will discuss examples of investors, donors, and content producers using media, coordinated social action campaigns, and celebrity engagement to further social impact, and the success of these efforts in driving measurable social change.
Bioneers Conference, October 16-18, San Rafael, CA: Join this historic gathering of visionary leaders and community activists who are creating the world we want. Get $25 off a 1-day pass with the discount code: TIDES1DAY
Chicken & Egg Pictures 10th Anniversary Celebration, October 22, New York: Chicken & Egg, a Tides client, is celebrating 10 years of supporting women non-fiction filmmakers though grant and technical assistance support. Their anniversary event will feature the launch of an interactive exhibit celebrating brave women storytellers.
Equity Summit, October 27-29, Los Angeles: The Convergence Partnership, a collaborative of national foundations and health care institutions working to foster healthier and more equitable environments for all children and families - will be hosting its fourth National Convergence Equity Forum. This national summit will ground inclusion, justice, and prosperity in the urgent issues of today and connect them to the creativity and bold vision of the equity movement. Advocates from across the nation -- including many from Convergence Partnership network -- will be part of interactive panels, tours, and in-depth, skills-building sessions that showcase how local leaders can impact policy change. Tides Foundation manages grants made through the Convergence Partnership Collective Action Fund. Learn more and register.