Upcoming Microfinance Events

For anybody who will be traveling or is looking for a microfinance event to go to, here are some events in the upcoming months:

  • Event: Los Angeles Microfinance Network (LAMN) event with Lee Tenny from IBM.
    Description: Lee Tenny is a Managing Consultant at IBM and he is leading a project for IBM’s innovation group in the development and deployment of new technologies for microfinance. Lee’s team has active projects in 5 regions around the world and have developed a global view of some of the key aspects, from both a technology / operations standpoint as well as a policy and macro-economic standpoint, that are critical for the successful scaling up of microfinance.
    When: September 21st 2009
    Where: USC Campus, Business Building at Room HOH1
  • Event: Pro Micro Health Insurance (MHI): Micro Health Insurance Conference 2009
    Description: The international Pro MHI Africa team will hold a final conference at the end of their two year project in December 2009 in Lilongwe. The project analyses the efficiency and sustainability of local micro health insurance units in Ghana, Botswana and Malawi. Common research results and general outcomes of the two year project will be presented at the conference and hence new information on the potential, efficiency and sustainability of Micro Health Insurance in Botswana, Ghana and Malawi will disseminated.
    When: December 2-3, 2009
    Where: Lilongwe, Malawi, Malawi Institute of Management
  • Event: C5’s Second Annual Microfinance Investment Forum
    Description: As the global liquidity crisis spreads to the developing world, the resilience of microfinance as an asset class is increasingly clear and has enhanced the industry’s appeal to investor’s eyes. Concurrently, as the demand for microfinance amongst end borrowers reaches unprecedented levels, the need for MFIs to draw investment into the industry has never been greater. C5’s Second Annual Microfinance Investment Summit will provide a unique international platform for genuine interaction between MFIs and many other key industry stakeholders.Our outstanding panel of more than 50 key industry speakers, will include more MFIs than any other investment conference.
    When: October 6-7 2009
    Where: Renaissance Chancery Court, London UK
  • Event: 3rd International Conference on Microfinance
    Description: To provide a forum of economists and socialists to address the issues relating to micro finance. To evolve strategies to eradicate poverty in India and at Globe. To collaborate with National and International Research centers on Micro Finance. To take education to the field and to promote people’s participation in eradicating the poverty through micro finance.  To involve the administrators, policy makers, NGO’s and the public concerned in the adoption of sound policies, this would create economically stable and financially healthy India.
    When: January 22-24 2010
    Where: Pondicherry University, Pondicherry, India
  • Event: UN Environment Program Finance Initiative Roundtable 2009
    UNEP FI invites you to join its vibrant global network of signatories and partner organisations across the banking, insurance and investment communities to discuss the latest developments and emerging issues on finance and sustainability during these challenging and changing times. With UNEP FI always on the cutting-edge of sustainable finance, the Cape Town Roundtable will offer interactive panel sessions, in-depth debates, and expert training on: responsible investment, sustainable banking, low-carbon economy, financing renewables, sustainable insurance, etc.
    When: October 22-23, 2009
    Where: Cape Town, South Africa

About Jerry Ostradicky

I work in Advertising Operations at Zillow, but LOVE microfinance. I'm always interested in startups, especially non-profits, reach out to me if you're working on anything cool!

    I am a microfinance entrepreneur who wants investors . my company is in the northern region of Ghana. i completed university in 2008 and started the company in january 2009. our customer base is currently 910. we are doing quite well but needs partners to support this initiave of aleviating puberty in Ghana.
    my contacts are +233 -71 24008, +233 – 244 964 076.
    Hoping to hear from any personwho want to help me soon.