Upcoming Events

London, United Kingdom
Wednesday, May 3, 2017 to Friday, May 5, 2017

AFSIC is the leading investment event focused on Africa’s financial services sector. The annual AFSIC, now in its 5th year, attracts financial services companies, predominantly leading Banks, Insurance Companies, Microfinance, Leasing and other regulated financial services companies from almost all parts of the African continent.

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

This webinar features a methodology and a toolkit for microfinance institutions (MFIs) interested in developing a risk management system. Participants will gain insight into assessing their institution's risk management systems and designing a risk management development plan. Speakers will discuss the importance of integrating risk management into business strategy, how to develop a risk management system, and what resources are available for MFIs.

Webinar time: 9:00-10:00 ESD (3pm-4pm CET)


Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Monday, May 22, 2017 to Tuesday, May 23, 2017

The Global Symposium on Microfinance, with the theme “Revolutionizing Microfinance: Insight, Innovation, Inclusion,” is an opportunity to bring together regulators, financial services providers, mobile network operators and community-based institutions to develop a shared vision of how to harness emerging innovations to meet the needs and expectation of the micro and small enterprises, and provide a broad range and affordable financial products and services.

Bangkok, Thailand
Tuesday, May 23, 2017 to Thursday, May 25, 2017

The SEEP Network, in collaboration with Forum Partners, is hosting an international convening on women’s economic empowerment, focusing on bringing down the systemic barriers standing in the way of scalable and sustainable change. The Forum will bring together leading stakeholders in the field of women’s economic empowerment to facilitate dialogue, build global learning connections, and promote effective policy and practice to address the needs of vulnerable women all around the world.

Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Wednesday, May 24, 2017 to Friday, May 26, 2017

This event will be titled “Horizon 2037: Fair Finance for All”, and will take place in Bosnia & Herzegovina, which boasts the most dynamic European microfinance sector and which will celebrate its own 20th anniversary — of the founding of the first microfinance institutions in Bosnia.

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

As the financial inclusion industry matures, it is important to ensure that the risk management profession continues to grow, adapt, and professionalize. This webinar features a conversation between the CEO of Professional Risk Managers’ International Association and the Director of RIM. Speakers will introduce a framework for developing financial inclusion risk professionals globally, including:

New York
Thursday, June 15, 2017 to Friday, June 16, 2017

The Forum brings together key decision makers from the public and private sectors as well as civil society who work in the field of migration and remittances. During the two-day event, more than 300 participants will gather to share lessons learned and best practices on innovative business models, to stimulate long-lasting partnerships, and to raise awareness towards a more enabling market.  

Karlsruhe, Germany
Thursday, July 13, 2017 to Friday, July 14, 2017

The financial services industry is undergoing seismic change. The regulatory regime is becoming increasingly complex and the compliance more costly. The environmental, social and macroeconomic risks are greater than ever. In the wake of the last financial crisis, the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the Paris agreement, shifting from shareholder value to stakeholder value is becoming financial industry’s new imperative.