CONFERENCE DAY 1 - 18 APRIL 2017

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Financial Inclusion Summit Asia 2017 - Day One

08:00

Morning networking breakfast

Malikkhan Kotadia
09:00

Chair's opening address

Keynote: Assessing the state of Asian financial inclusion

Zach Piester
09:10

The Power of the Poor and Vulnerable: Equalising the distribution of innovation to lift entire societies from poverty

Yolanda Yun Zhu
09:30

Case Study: Serving China’s frontier regions through sustainable and prudent financial inclusion

  • Partnering local businesses, government institutions to achieve results in financial inclusion

  • Case studies supporting the premise for fintech growth in China

  • Lessons from the Chinese market towards the South East Asian market for financial inclusivity
Abhishant Pant
09:50

Revisiting the Financial Inclusion landscape: The India experiment and learnings for the rest of the world

  • Status of financial Inclusion in India
  • Payments and Small Finance banks
  • Fintech + Inclusion=Finclusion the way forward
 

 

10:10

Morning refreshments & networking

Microcredit

Isvary Sivalingam
11:10

Microfinance - The Indian Reality

  • Implementation for customer relations, repayments and collections

  • Automated leveraging of disparate data for better loan assessment

  • Utilising global standards for digital credit delivery
Gigi Gatti
11:30

The community agent network - A case study on MFI members and establishing rural agents

  • Farmer linkage for financial inclusion - how are we determining financial products appropriate for the farming households to increase their resiliency

  • How we can use targeted SMS platforms to send fin-literacy messages

  • Adoption challenges and user-centric approaches
Mark Joaquin Ruiz
11:50

Case study: Innovation through Micro-franchising : how Mobile Technology and a robust product range improves business viability and financial inclusion for microentrepreneurs

  • Insights on the success behind Hapinoy’s mobile-based programme, Hapinoy BizMo

  • What it means to be the “preferred business partner of the poor”

  • Leveraging financial innovation, mobile technology, and education for microentrepreneurs
Ataur Rahman
12:10

Microfinance and the digital literacy imperative: A case study

  • Video of how USAID’s works in digital finance space working

  • Literacy challenges and innovations in product

  • Financial inclusion through digital journey

  • Way forward to achieve the SDGs
12:30

Lunch & networking

Roundtables

14:00

Data-centric approaches to risk scoring and KYC regulation

14:00

Going digital for financial inclusion where cash is king

14:00

How is access to fintech greasing the wheels of financial inclusion

14:00

Machine to machine learning for financial inclusion

14:00

Microsavings: a new approach to community driven lending

14:00

Scaling microfinance whilst retaining financial inclusion goals

14:00

The importance of Non Financial Services in financial inclusion

Microinsurance

 


 
interview
15:10

The financial inclusion landscape in Cambodia: The convergence of microfinance, microinsurance, and mobile money

  • Is there a role for venture philanthropy organizations like LEAP201 and how can we add value?

  • From the frontlines - How AMK microfinance is creating a new pathway for financial Inclusion in Cambodia: new fintech Initiatives, mobile banking, technology and development

  • Microinsurance and microsavings product innovation and distribution

  • How to leverage social impact investments for financial inclusion?
Lindsey Lim
15:40

Delivering microinsurance at scale with customer-centric digital solutions

  • Traditional barriers to insurance access emerging markets and how we overcome them

  • Case study – how BIMA became the world’s leading low cost insurance provider through our cutting-edge innovations

  • Delivering impact and enhancing value for the BOP through customer-centric solutions
15:50

Afternoon refreshments & networking

Microsavings

Hasan Khaled
16:20

Role of an APEX institution in promoting financial inclusion: Experiences from PKSF, Bangladesh

  • Does apex or wholesale microcredit agency scaling up financial inclusion

  • Does apex or wholesale agency play a critical role in risk mitigation of the poor

  • What would be the institutional requirements for Government sponsored apex or wholesale agency
Achmad Nusjirwan Sugondo
16:40

Innovations in Ultra Low Cost Banking

  • Serving the mass-market through technology

  • Getting the basics right for high growth

  • Applying latest technology trends to low cost solution to enhance customer engagement

Closing keynote

Rajesh Kumar Chakrabarti
17:00

Financial technologies creating inclusive societies

  • Focusing on the big picture: Allowing the lower strata of society to be included in the overall financial ecosystem by providing:

  • Access to banking,

  • Access to funds

  • Access to e-commerce thereby making them socially inclusive.

  • Access to education

  • Access to health benefits
Malikkhan Kotadia
17:20

Chair's closing remarks

17:30

Networking reception

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