Calendar

Feb
27
Tue
3rd annual Aid & Development Africa Summit @ Safari Park Hotel, Nairobi, Kenya
Feb 27 – Feb 28 all-day

Now in its 3rd year, the Aid & Development Africa Summit returns to Nairobi, Kenya on 27-28 February 2018, once again uniting 300+ humanitarian and development leaders, decision makers and advisors committed to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in the region.

Taking place at the Safari Park Hotel, the Aid & Development Africa Summit presents an opportunity to explore best practice, policy and project updates, innovation and partnerships in humanitarian logistics, health & WASH, emergency communication, shelter, disaster resilience, financial inclusion and use of mobile technology for development programmes in Africa.

Participants will gain first hand insights from development banks, donors and government agencies into their financing priorities and funding guidelines as well as benefit from networking opportunities.

The Summit agenda includes keynote presentations, interactive sessions, themed roundtables, speaker panels, Innovator of the Year Award and an evening drinks reception to engage with decision makers and key stakeholders in Africa’s aid and development sectors.

The Aid & Development Africa Summit advocates for cross-sector approach through inclusive, effective collaboration and coordination between national and international NGOs, government and UN agencies, Red Cross, donors, investors, development banks and the private sector.

 “The summit was well organised, it was beneficial and provided me with knowledge and insight on issues ranging from ICT, agriculture health, disaster preparedness, irrigation etc, all which are part of my job in the office” – Asanterabi C. Sangenoi, Prime Minister’s Office Tanzania

Save the date and reserve your place here to be part of the most influential aid and development conference in Africa.

Mar
13
Tue
Conference: SPACE Kenya Match 2018
Mar 13 – Mar 14 all-day

SPACE is a two-day business conference focused on efficient and smart build investment for the Africa market. SPACE will cover how to secure finance, balance the cost of investment and drive the financial benefits from development design and value engineering.

It is an event for real estate investment professionals, owners, and developers to explore the ROI of efficient buildings through maximising building design, energy, water and waste management.

Through interactive sessions, exhibition areas, networking and knowledge sharing, SPACE provides industry leaders the relevant information on the benefits of value engineering, how to obtain finance for quality and efficient developments and to conduct deals across the African continent.

Mar
21
Wed
4th Africa Mini Grids Summit 2018
Mar 21 – Mar 22 all-day

Join us at the 4th Africa Mini Grids Summit 2018 where we will once again highlight the business case for mini grids in Africa, analysing the mechanics behind various implementation models along with insights on how to overcome the pain points still plaguing the industry. Government officers, private sector players and investors will come together to share insights and solutions, case studies and robust panel debates on how to continue developing successful mini grid projects in Africa. Contact Jose at +65 6846 2366 or jose@magenta-global.com.sg to register or to request more information.

May
31
Thu
Finnovation Africa: Kenya 2018 @ Radisson Blu, Nairobi, Kenya
May 31 all-day

Finnovation Africa: Kenya 2018 is a very different kind of event, a complete reboot, for a very different kind of industry. Deconstructed and shorn of all the usual, tired formats of the traditional convention and built from the ground up as a genuinely new event that is a ground-breaking in its focus as it is in its format and aspiring to be as innovative and transformative as the dynamic FinTech market it serves.

Combining a highly innovative and interactive event format with world-class speakers and more than 300 carefully selected participants, Finnovation Africa: Kenya 2018, to be held at the Radisson Blu Nairobi on the 31st of May 2018, will tackle the most pressing questions for the progress of FinTech and the positive transformation of banking in Africa, providing a platform for all stakeholders to engage in creating the future of financial services on the continent – from established banking powerhouses to FinTech start-ups.

Oct
22
Mon
African Women in Fintech & Payments (AWFP)
Oct 22 – Oct 23 all-day

African Women in FinTech & Payments (AWFP) is a sub-branch of The Global Women Payments Network (GWPN), a global network for women working in Banking, Cards, Fintech & Payments in Europe, Africa, Asia and Middle East, whose main objective is to bring women together through networking events and workshops.

GWPN launched European Women Payments Network (EWPN) in 2016 and held the 1st Inaugural event in Amsterdam in 2017. The 2nd European event will also be held in Amsterdam in October

In 2017, the African chapter- AWFP was launched. This is the 1st and ONLY Pan-African platform for women working in this sector.

AWFP organizes events, workshops and meet ups. The workshops and events bring women in payments together for a day or two for payments-focused sessions to learn about issues and trends, network with peers and celebrate women’s achievements from across the payments ecosystem.

AWFP will be hosting the first Inaugural Awards & Conference on October 22 & 23 in Nairobi, Kenya. More information can be found on event landing page: http://awfpnairobi2018.com

This is the 1st ever Pan- African Conference specifically focused on Women working in FinTech (Payments). The conference will bring together women from all over Africa for a full day event. The conference will feature interactive panels, deep-dive workshops, and plenary sessions with industry female leaders.

AWFP is positive that, by creating a positive arena in where women can come together to discuss issues relating to Women in FinTech (Payments) Leadership, female founders, bridging the gender gap, pushing more diversity and inspiring future generations of girls into the sector.

WHAT TO EXPECT AT THE EVENT

AWFP has put together interesting topics that will not only allow women to discuss what is going on in the industry, but also provide interactive sessions and discussions on issues affecting women in the industry. Panel discussions will also focus on how FinTech can be more inclusive and diverse.

See Full Agenda Here

What will you gain from attending?

  • Listen and learn from the challenges, success stories and experiences from women and men who are leading the way in FinTech & Payments
  • Learn about the latest trends, issues and innovations in the industry.
  • Join the larger tribe of lively and friendly community of like-minded people that will help you grow your network
  • Get inspired by women leaders trailblazing in FinTech.

What topics will be discussed?

The conference will feature interactive panels, deep-dive workshops, and plenary sessions with industry female leaders.

Topics include, but not limited to:

  • Borderless Payments
  • Financial Inclusion & Women- The Unbanked Woman
  • Can Banks & FinTech Co-exist?
  • The Digital Revolution
  • FinTech Partnerships
  • Cyber Security, Fraud & Financial Industry
  • Biometrics & Payments- what it means to African markets
  • Women in Leadership
  • The regulators- are they driving or limiting innovation
  • Africa’s Fintech & Payments Picture
  • Fostering Diversity in FinTech
  • Mobile Money
  • What Africa can teach developed markets
  • Women can have it all- finding the work/life balance
  • The Female Innovator
  • The loneliness of the Female Founder/CEO
  • The role of women in commerce
  • Remittance- how diaspora drives economies
  • How Africa differentiates itself from the rest

REGISTRATION

Registration can be done via Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/african-women-in-fintech-payments-nairobi-2018-tickets-42744575175

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