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  • Cape Coast, Ghana - 2 Days
    Thursday
    February 7
    2019

    2019 Microfinance Conference

    The Faculty of Social Sciences, College of Humanities and Legal Studies, University of Cape Coast, Ghana has been organizing Microfinance Conferences since 2006. The Conference over the years has attracted local and international participants from the industry, academia, governmental organizations and ministries and development partner institutions. The Tenth in the series of the Conference will be organized under the theme: Microfinance and the Sustainable Development Goals.

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  • Dhaka, Bangladesh - 1 Day
    Saturday
    February 16
    2019

    2019 Financial Inclusion Summit

    An estimated US$ 2.3 billion annual revenue potential for inclusive financial services in Bangladesh by 2020 has inspired the organization of a one-day industry and academic summit, in an exciting congregation of 100 stakeholders from the industry. Participants from the government, academia, banks, corporates, donor organizations, NGO and INGO representatives, consultants and media persons will discuss and debate over solutions to prevalent challenges, business opportunities and growth potential on relevant themes in the 2019 Financial Inclusion Summit.

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  • Toronto, Canada - 2 Days
    Wednesday
    February 27
    2019

    Globe Capital 2019: Financing the 21st Century

    Where leaders in finance, infrastructure and cleantech meet to capitalize on opportunities in the clean economy.

    The clean economy is the biggest opportunity of our lifetime. Global investment in advanced low-carbon infrastructure is projected to reach $90 trillion by 2030. The market for clean technologies is currently worth $1.15 trillion, and cleantech is one of the main sectors that is poised to grow exponentially.

    Join us at GLOBE Capital as we discuss how to align risk and return requirements, become more competitive, and unlock the capital that will help us realize the economic opportunity.

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  • Amsterdam, The Netherlands - 2 Days
    Thursday
    March 14
    2019

    Uniglobal’s 15th Annual Global Microfinance Forum

    Microfinance is constantly facing significant changes: microfinance products are being developed and modified by MFIs; more and more traditional financial institutions, banks, fintech and other organizations, such as credit unions, guarantee funds and mobile operators are getting involved in microfinance; national authorities are developing and tightening up regulations in order to facilitate and speed up further financial sector development.

    Uniglobal’s 15th Annual Global Microfinance Forum will cover a wide range of topics that make this forum appealing to MFIs, investors and other industry players from all over the world. It will bring on board a unique network of experts and senior level speakers who will share their experiences and perspectives on current and future trends and challenges in microfinance despite the difficult economic climate and ongoing changes in regulations. During multiple networking sessions the participants will discuss transformation of the industry, financial inclusion, social and environmental impact investment, microinsurance, agri-finance and green finance, challenges in corporate governance of MFIs, risk management and many other hot topics.

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  • New York, NY - 1 Day
    Monday
    March 25
    2019

    Wall Street Green Summit – NYC

    The 18th Annual Wall Street Green Summit is the longest running and most comprehensive sustainable finance event in the industry. Launched in 2002 by Peter Fusaro, the Wall Street Green Summit covers cutting edge content, industry developments and features the practitioners and the leaders of tomorrow. The emergence of the “Impact Economy” is where main street investors team up with corporations, entrepreneurs and government to solve environmental and social problems while generating financial returns.

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  • Boston, MA - 6 Days
    Sunday
    March 31
    2019

    HBS-Accion Program on Strategic Leadership in Inclusive Finance

    The Harvard Business School (HBS)-Accion Program on Strategic Leadership in Inclusive Finance is the first executive education program of its kind to provide high-level management and leadership training to those shaping the microfinance industry, including CEOs of leading microfinance institutions and executives of mainstream banks entering the microfinance market.

    The intensive six-day program offers leaders from around the world an exceptional opportunity to connect with peers and engage with some of the HBS faculty’s foremost thinkers in business strategy and management. The HBS Executive Education learning model immerses the world’s most promising leaders in a transformational experience that marries the best of strategic thinking with the most important advances in financial inclusion and impact investing.

    Course Focus: 

    The program addresses key strategic issues arising out of the dual goals of economic and social value creation that define the industry, which include:

    • How new business models in this space— especially technology-enhanced models—succeed or flounder.
    • How to successfully competing in highly competitive markets.
    • How to balance one’s social mission with financial considerations.
    • How to stay abreast of rapidly evolving products and delivery channels.
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  • Scottsdale, AZ - 3 Days
    Tuesday
    May 14
    2019

    CFSI EMERGE Financial Health Forum

    Over 3 days, hundreds of innovators will converge to share cutting-edge strategies and thought leadership on earning the trust of customers, employees, and communities.

    In an era focused on transparency, expectations around trust are changing – and that has big implications for your business. Join us in Scottsdale for a timely conversation about trust, technology, and what it all means for consumer financial health.

    • Stay ahead of the curve. Turn the trust imperative into a competitive advantage. Through expert insights, research, and policy updates, EMERGE helps you develop innovative practices that support your stakeholders and your brand.
    • Unparalleled networking. With hundreds of attendees from influential organizations, EMERGE is the perfect place to meet partners or investors who share your commitment to financial health.
    • Go home inspired. Set against Scottsdale’s stunning mountain backdrop, this year’s conference offers opportunities to connect with colleagues, reflect on what you’ve learned, and go home ready to drive meaningful change.
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  • Lévis, Québec - 2 Days
    Wednesday
    June 5
    2019

    2nd Annual Conference on Fintech and Banking Transformation

    After the success of the inaugural edition of the FinteQC’18 conference, you are invited to submit your research for presentation at the 2nd Annual Conference on Fintech and Banking Transformation FinteQC’19, that will take place on June 5-6, 2019 in Lévis, Québec, Canada. Jointly organized by UQAR and Desjardins Lab, the conference offers an intensive two-day program including panels, workshops and keynote speakers. The event provides participants with opportunities to exchange ideas, present original research, and get valuable feedback on research-in-progress projects. Experts, faculty and doctoral students from Quebec, Canada and around the world will have the opportunity to network with peers, present and share their ideas.

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