European Microfinance Week 2016
 
Preleminary Agenda
Wednesday, 16th November 2016
10:00 - 14:45SPI4 Training
10:00 - 17:00Digital Innovations for Financial Empowerment Action Group
10:00 - 17:00Working session on refugees (by invitation only)
10:00 - 18:30Training for investment officers: Corporate Governance
10:30 - 13:30Training: Financial business management - concepts & applications.
10:30 - 17:00Training: Facilitating financial inclusion: A new approach for funders (by invitation only)
11:00 - 13:00Microfinance & Environment Action Group
11:00 - 13:00Social Performance Outcomes Action Group
12:00 - 13:30e-MFP Board meeting (for board members only)
13:30 - 15:15Rural Outreach and Innovations Action Group (PART I - Trends in Rural Finance)
15:00 - 17:00e-MFP Investor Action Group
15:00 - 17:00Training: Environmental performance of MFIs: Assessment, awareness raising, strategic planning
15:30 - 17:00Rural Outreach and Innovations Action Group (PART II - ROI AG 2017)
17:00 - 18:30e-MFP General Meeting of Members
17:00 - 18:30Networking opportunity
18:30 - 21:00Cocktail reception sponsored by ADA
 
Thursday, 17th November 2016
09:00 - 10:30Microfinance and access to education (7th European Microfinance Award)
10:30 - 11:00Coffee Break
11:00 - 12:30Assessing and promoting social performance in Europe, exchanges and lessons learned from the South
11:00 - 12:30Financing sustainable energy: Traditional solar vs. PayGo
11:00 - 12:30Microfinance, education & child labour
11:00 - 12:30Myanmar, the new Golden Land for microfinance?
12:30 - 14:00Networking Lunch
14:00 - 15:30Agricultural value chain finance and agri-insurance
14:00 - 15:30Exposure programs: Fostering South – South knowledge exchange
14:00 - 15:30Long-term debt for long-term impact
14:00 - 15:30Managing client outcomes (Part I)
14:00 - 15:30The many paths to financing education (Part I - Implementation)
15:45 - 17:1510 years of MIV surveys, research and practice
15:45 - 17:15Financial inclusion 2.0: How MFIs can adapt to the fintech age
15:45 - 17:15Managing client outcomes (PART II)
15:45 - 17:15Shoulda, coulda, woulda: Lessons learned from a currency devaluation crisis in Azerbaijan
15:45 - 17:15The many paths to financing education (PART II - Funding))
17:15 - 18:00Bus transfer to the European Investment Bank
18:00 - 21:007th European Microfinance Award Ceremony followed by cocktail reception
 
Friday, 18th November 2016
09:00 - 10:30Microfinance and housing, one brick at a time
10:30 - 11:00Coffee Break
11:00 - 12:30Data driven microfinance: small bits, big data
11:00 - 12:30Financial inclusion for refugees
11:00 - 12:30Insurance: Turning a challenge into an opportunity
11:00 - 12:30Microfinance: A lever for building sustainable cities and territories
11:00 - 12:30Securing the future through responsible exits
12:30 - 14:00Networking Lunch
14:00 - 15:30Financial education for managing risk
14:00 - 15:30Investing in green inclusive finance: Challenges, opportunities, strategies, the way forward
14:00 - 15:30Millions to gain, billions to feed: The realities of smallholder finance
14:00 - 15:30The importance of cyber security for digital finance
15:30 - 16:30Digital finance: Full inclusion or empty promise?
16:30 - 17:15Closing Drink