MICROFINANCE SUMMIT – Empower tech-innovations and mobile digital channels

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Rome, Italy

6th - 7th, February

Financial Institutions & Banks

Conference Summary

Euro-Events is pleased to invite you to the Microfinance Summit 2020, which will take place at the heart of culture and tradition as well as the heart of innovation and prosperity – Rome – La Città Eterna.

Following the success stories of the microfinance summit throughout the years, Euro Events is inviting you to its brand new edition which brings together experts, decision makers, knowledge bearers and micro finance masterminds from all over the globe to present their stories, share their knowledge and discover to you the paths forward towards success, prosperity and ultimate gain through ample of technological trends, innovations and advancements opening to you the doors to long lasting and enduring success. Special focus will be placed on digitalization and the role that various digital channels play towards creating and achieving long lasting success. Micro-insurance by itself represents an intriguing puzzle and will be presented throughout the summit together with the latest microinsurance products and insurtech innovations.

The comprehensive programme of this year’s summit is a result of careful and diligent work that has been carried out throughout the whole year and takes into perspective the past trends and future predictions for the area and is carefully designed to tailor the needs of the most prominent Microfinance organizations, Institutions, networks and organizations, technology solution providers, fintechs and insurtechs.

Don’t miss the opportunity to be part of the prestigious group of individuals and companies that will shape the future of microfinance in the coming decade. Don’t miss the opportunity to benchmark with the best and become a success story of your own!

Mark your calendar today and be part of the microfinance event of the year that will shape the future of the industry in the upcoming decade!

Secure your place today and join us in the Capital of the World to shape the future of tomorrow!

 

Speakers and experts

Hear from the leading professionals and experts and learn how they are coping with the challenges in the industry

Andrea Limone

Company:
PerMicro

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Position:
CEO

Company:
PerMicro

Country:
Italy

Kevin Chetty

Company:
Terwilliger Center for Innovation in Shelter, Europe, Middle east and Africa, Habitat for Humanity International.

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Position:
Director

Company:
Terwilliger Center for Innovation in Shelter, Europe, Middle east and Africa, Habitat for Humanity International.

Country:
South Africa

Speaker 2019

Andrew McCusker

Company:
Opportunity International

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Position:
Head of Education Finance

Company:
Opportunity International

Speaker 2019

Nathan Byrd

Company:
Microfinance & Development Programs

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Position:
Chairman, Independent Advisor

Company:
Microfinance & Development Programs

Country:
USA

Maximilian Kern

Company:
European Investment Fund (EIF)

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Position:
Investment Manager

Company:
European Investment Fund (EIF)

Speaker 2019

Oksana Pak

Company:
European Bank for Reconstruction and Development

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Position:
Deputy Head for Turkey

Company:
European Bank for Reconstruction and Development

Country:
UK

Speaker 2019

Mahmoud Mohammad Alshami

Company:
JANA (Building productive families center

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Position:
Executive Director

Company:
JANA (Building productive families center

Country:
Saudi Arabia

Speaker 2019

Stephanie Garcia Van Gool

Company:
BBVA Microfinance Foundation

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Position:
Director of Impact Assessment & Strategic Development

Company:
BBVA Microfinance Foundation

Country:
Spain

Speaker 2019

Cristina Alvarez

Company:
Babyloan

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Position:
Microfinance Investment Manager

Company:
Babyloan

Country:
France

Speaker 2019

Rusudan Kharabadze

Company:
Aspekt

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Position:
Business Development Manager, for Caucasus and Africa

Company:
Aspekt

Country:
Georgia

Speaker 2019

Nilly Chingaté Castaño

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Position:

John Alex

Company:
Equitas Small Finance Bank & Program Director-Equitas Development Initiatives Trust

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Position:
Group Head-Social Initiatives

Company:
Equitas Small Finance Bank & Program Director-Equitas Development Initiatives Trust

Country:
India

Speaker 2019

Zubair Mughal

Company:
lHuda Centre of Islamic Banking and Economics

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Position:
Chief Executive Officer/Managing Director

Company:
lHuda Centre of Islamic Banking and Economics

Country:
UAE

Speaker 2019

Mehmet S. Yurtcicek

Company:
Ba Fin Consultancy

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Position:
Senior Consultant & Manager

Company:
Ba Fin Consultancy

Country:
Turkey

Speaker 2019

Vlad Gramovic

Company:
System Technologies

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Position:
Executive Director

Company:
System Technologies

Country:
Belarus

Speaker 2019

Peter Surek

Company:
Erste Group Bank AG

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Position:
Head of Social Banking Development

Company:
Erste Group Bank AG

Country:
Austria

Dan Balke

Company:
LFS Advisory GmbH

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Position:
Managing Director and Partner

Company:
LFS Advisory GmbH

Country:
Germany

Speaker 2019

Gaurav Thapa

Company:
FINLIT

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Position:
Co-Founder & Program Director

Company:
FINLIT

Country:
Nepal

Speaker 2019

Nino Pataraia

Company:
BlueOrchard Finance Ltd

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Position:
Associate Vice President / Senior Investment Officer

Company:
BlueOrchard Finance Ltd

Country:
Georgia

Speaker 2019

Andrea Stranska

Company:
world BTC business, SE

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Position:
Head of Strategy & Business Development

Company:
world BTC business, SE

Country:
Czech Republic

Speaker 2019

Burcu Güvenek Araslı

Company:
UNICEF Turkish National Committee

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Position:
Deputy Executive Director

Company:
UNICEF Turkish National Committee

Country:
Turkey

Speaker 2019

Agenda

Agenda Learn the latest trends in the industry

08:30 - 09:05
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Ice Breaking Session

08:30 Registration & Welcome Coffee

09:00 Welcome and Opening Remarks

09:05 Ice Breaking Session

09:15 - 10:00
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I EUROPEAN INJECTION FOR SUSTAINABLE FINANCING OF DEVELOPING MICROFINANCE SEGMENTS
  • In the trace of technology disruptions and New players change, Regulators need to fully comprehend this changing environment and be prepared with adequate oversight tools
10:00 - 12:30
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II VIEW OF TECHNOLOGY INFLUENCE OVER MICROFINANCE INDUSTRY
  • Internet-based Micro-credit Eco-system is making the game easier
  • How crowdfunding and P2P platforms are facilitating your business’s financial source access?
  • How the leverage of new technologies is improving customer communication?
  • Get familiar with the latest neo banking platform for SMEs and startups
12:30 - 13:30
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INTERACTIVE LUNCH - KNOW-HOW AND IDEAS WORTH MENTIONING
13:30 - 14:30
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III INNOVATIVE TOOLS THAT PUSH THE INDUSTRY INTO A NEW DECADE
  • Implementing a new wave of Innovations enables easily reaching new market prospects
  • How E-wallet Solutions can help you access financial services and make secure transactions anytime and anywhere?
  • Cloud tech-innovations automate your credit scoring and loan application processes
  • Fintech in Microfinance: the Sparkle that revolutionizes the Industry
15:15 - 15:45
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AFTERNOON NETWORKING & COFFEE BREAK
15:45 - 16:30
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IV HOW DIGITIZATION COULD TRANSFORM YOU INTO MARKET LEADER?
  • Optimizing synergies between digital finance and micro-financial inclusion
  • (Panel discussion) Digital Transformation is helping MFIs building their better future
16:45 - 16:50
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CLOSING REMARKS FROM THE CHAIRMAN
08:30 - 09:00
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V IMPROVING CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE IN MICROFINANCE SECTOR
  • A successful story of connecting with the client and grow your client database
  • Engagement Strategy incorporated in Industry Leader’s program
  • Understanding people’s perspective and needs bring more of Customer’s engagement
10:30 - 11:00
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NETWORKING & COFFEE BREAK
11:00 - 12:30
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VI COMPETENCE BETWEEN FINANCIAL INCLUSION AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT OBJECTIVES
  • Improving people’s quality of living for the indigent population
  • Interconnections between support-ecosystems toward social entrepreneurship
  • Micro and SME Finance Market opportunity
  • Integrating micro-loans for improving people’s health wellbeing
12:45 - 13:30
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INTERACTIVE LUNCH - KNOW-HOW AND IDEAS WORTH SHARING
13:30 - 15:00
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VII MAKING INSURANCE WORK FOR MICROFINANCE INSTITUTIONS
  • The most desired Microinsurance product on the Market
  • What are the benefits of micro-insurance
  • Insurtech influence over Micro-insurance
14:30 - 15:30
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VIII ROUND TABLE DISCUSSIONS
  • Table discussion 1: Technology Innovations which can transform the entire Customer experience
  • Table discussion 2: European Fundraising potentials and tools for the upcoming decade
  • Table discussion 3: Micro-insurance perspective of the Industry
15:30 - 16:30
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SUMMARY FROM THE ROUND TABLE DISCUSSIONS / AFTERNOON NETWORKING COCTAIL

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