Upcoming Events

Friday, February 14, 2020

Co-hosted by MIX and FinDev Gateway, this webinar aims to provide clarity into inclusive fintech and, specifically, how to determine what makes a fintech "inclusive." Bringing together diverse perspectives from government, think tanks, and practitioners, the webinar will highlight new frameworks that can help investors, policy makers and others to better understand, assess, and navigate the inclusive fintech space. 

Attendees will leave the webinar with a deeper understanding of how to determine: What Makes a Fintech Inclusive?

Kigali, Rwanda
Wednesday, February 12, 2020 to Thursday, February 13, 2020

Now in its 4th edition, FINTEX Africa (formerly known as Dot Finance Africa) is Africa’s flagship event on fintech and banking innovation.

Bringing together more than 300 industry leaders from 25+ countries across Africa, this prestigious event presents the very latest in banking & fintech innovation – everything from API platforms to cloud computing; data analytics to artificial intelligence; cyber security to blockchain; and payments to biometrics.

New Delhi, India
Wednesday, December 4, 2019 to Thursday, December 5, 2019

Inclusive Finance India is a global policy platform on financial Inclusion setup with the objective of enabling cross-pollination of best practices and breakthroughs, specifically to influence India’s Financial Inclusion strategy and campaign. Inclusive Finance India, with its legacy of more than 14 years, has provided a strong articulation for building a vision and a strong ecosystem with clearly defined roles for stakeholders and making key recommendations on financial inclusion policy, regulation, supervision, technology advancements, client protection and institutional framework.

Luxembourg, Luxembourg
Wednesday, November 20, 2019 to Friday, November 22, 2019

European Microfinance Week, organized by the European Microfinance Platform (e-MFP), is a key industry event hosting high level and in-depth discussions by all sectors of the financial inclusion community working worldwide. Welcoming 500 professionals each year, it’s a unique meeting point and an excellent forum for networking. The unparalleled three-day event attracts leading experts, opinion leaders and policymakers to its plenaries and workshop sessions tackling front line topics.

New Delhi, India
Tuesday, November 12, 2019 to Wednesday, November 13, 2019

The 6th World Congress is being jointly hosted by Asia-Pacific Rural and Agricultural Credit Association (APRACA), National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) and Ministry of Agriculture Farmers Welfare and Cooperation, Government of India.

Manila, Philippines
Wednesday, November 6, 2019 to Thursday, November 7, 2019

There are 1.7 billion people who are outside of the formal banking and financial system, more than half of which are in Asia and the Pacific. They struggle with high fees and risky systems to undertake even simple financial transactions. In order to improve the lives of poorest and most vulnerable, it is crucial to connect these marginalized populations with the broader economy. As we have entered the Fourth Industrial Revolution, the use of digital technology in financial services can offer new ways to bring them out of financial darkness.

Pan Pacific Sonargaon Dhaka Hotel, Pan Pacific Sonargaon Dhaka Hotel, Bangladesh
Tuesday, November 5, 2019 to Thursday, November 7, 2019

The 2019 edition of the Impact Insurance Forum will be jointly organized by the ILO’s Impact Insurance Facility and the International Finance Corporation (IFC) and will focus on the topic “Insurance for women: Opportunities for insurers”.

Dhaka, Bangladesh
Tuesday, November 5, 2019 to Thursday, November 7, 2019

The inclusive insurance sector has experienced persistent growth in client outreach and premium volumes over the past ten years. Today, nearly 300 million low-income citizens in developing countries are covered by an insurance policy. New technologies are boosting market coverage. In Asia alone, the number of people insured through mobile phones exceeds 40 million. Furthermore, the G7 has decided to insure 400 million people against climate risks by 2020. Nonetheless, many people are still without cover or alternative risk management options.

Hotel Paradisus Palma Real Golf & Spa Resort | Punta Cana | Dominican Republic, Dominican Republic
Wednesday, October 30, 2019 to Friday, November 1, 2019

Mayada El-Zoghbi will participate in the opening plenary, "The Power of Inclusion," on day two of FOROMIC 2019.

Sofitel Hotel Ivoire - Abidjan, Ivory Coast
Sunday, October 27, 2019 to Wednesday, October 30, 2019

"Positioning West Africa Capital Markets to Achieve Sustainable and Real Economic Growth Through Integration and Sound Regulation"

Organized by the West African Securities Regulators Association (WASRA) with the support of the ECOWAS Commission, this conference will take place in Abidjan, in Ivory Coast, from 27 to 29 October 2019.

Other organizing members include the WAMI (West African Monetary Institute), the CREPMF (financial markets authority in the WAEMU Zone), the Securities & Exchange Commissions in Ghana and Nigeria.