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2nd Regional Microfinance Training Bootcamp has been postponed indefinitely

 

About

Microfinance Training Bootcamp

April 11 – 16, 2020 @ Dubai, UAE

Building on the success of Microfinance Training Bootcamp held in Dubai last year, the Pakistan Microfinance Network (PMN) is organizing it’s 2nd Regional Microfinance Training Bootcamp that will take place in Dubai. The program will offer a combination of power talks from key industry speakers on the most important issues & opportunities along with workshops covering the most important topics in Microfinance & Financial Inclusion space. It also aims to provide an opportunity to participants from South Asia, MENA region and Central Asia to engage in an immersive peer-learning experience.

Program

Microfinance Training Bootcamp Agenda

Day 1

Saturday, April 11, 2020

 

5:00 pm onwards Welcome & Signup
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Introduction to the Training Program

Welcome Address followed by Formal Dinner

 

Day 2

Sunday, April 12, 2020

 

9:30 am – 10:30 am Power Talk 1: Financial Inclusion: The Path Ahead
10:30 am – 11:00 am Networking Break

11:00 am – 3:30 pm

(incl. lunch)

Workshop Session 1 – Track 1 Importance of Governance in a Complex Financial Ecosystem

Workshop Session 2 – Track 2
Product Development

 

4:00 pm onwards Recreational Activity

Track 1: Advanced Level
Track 2: Mid-Level

Day 3

Monday, April 13, 2020

 

9:30 am – 10:30 am Power Talk 2: Making Digital Transformation a Reality for Financial Inclusion
10:30 am – 11:00 am Networking Break

11:00 am – 3:30 pm

(incl. lunch)

Workshop Session 3 – Track 1
Global Trends in Risk Management – Unravelling the Banana Skins Report

Workshop Session 4 – Track 2
Making Leaders at the mid-level

 

3:30 pm – 4:00 pm Networking Break
4:30 pm – 5:00 pm Grand Debate: Torch-bearer of Financial Inclusion: Fintechs, MFIs or Banks?

Track 1: Advanced Level
Track 2: Mid-Level

Day 4

Tuesday, April 14, 2020

 

9:30 am – 10:30 am Power Talk 3: Crossing Over: The Experience of Mirofinance Institutions that entered SME Loan Market
10:30 am – 11:00 am Networking Break

11:00 am – 3:30 pm

(incl. lunch)

Workshop Session 5 – Track 1
Fintech as a pathway to Financial Inclusion

Workshop Session 6 – Track 2
Financial Analysis & Portfolio Quality for MFPs

 

7:00 pm onwards Recreational Activity

Track 1: Advanced Level
Track 2: Mid-Level

Day 5

Wednesday, April 15, 2020

 

9:30 am – 10:30 am Power Talk 4 : Keeping Clients at the Center
10:00 am – 11:00 am Networking Break

11:00 am – 3:30 pm

(incl. lunch)

Workshop Session 7 – Track 1
Strategy in Uncertain Times

 

Workshop Session 8 – Track 2
Social Performance Management

 

3:30 pm – 4:00 pm Networking Break
4:00 pm – 5:00pm Power Talk: Impact of Microfinance

Track 1: Advanced Level
Track 2: Mid-Level

Day 6

Thursday, April 16, 2020

 

9:30 am –1:30 pm Lego Serious Play – Reimagining Microfinance: 10 Years Ahead
1:30 pm – 2:00 pm Networking Break
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm Power Talk 5: The Future of Microfinance
3:00 pm – 3:30 pm Closing Ceremony

Pricing & Registration

For PMN Members

For Non-Members

$2400

SINGLE ROOM

$2100

TWIN SHARING

  • Airfare & Visa
  • 5 Night Accommodation
  • Course Material

$2100

TWIN SHARING

  • Tution Fee
  • Breakfast & Lunch
  • Recreational Activities

For Non-Members

$2400

SINGLE ROOM

$2100

TWIN SHARING

  • 5 Night Accommodation
  • Course Material
  • Tuition Fee

$2100

TWIN SHARING

  • Breakfast & Lunch
  • Recreational Activities

Frequently Asked Questions

When will the event take place? Where is it located?

The Regional Microfinance Bootcamp will take place from April 11 – 16, 2020 at the Metropolitan Hotel

Address: Sheikh Zayed Road Exit 41, Al Thanya Street – Dubai, UAE

Phone: +971 4 343 0000

Is the event schedule available?

Details will be posted on our website as they are confirmed. A full event schedule, including the sessions, will be available on our website in mid-February.

Are you offering any discounts?

Yes, we will be offering an early-bird discount:

  • Early Bird Discount: For all registrations before February 28th, an early bird discount of 5% will be applied.

How do I add a workshop to my registration? Are workshops included in event registration?

You can register for workshops on the registration form. Workshops are included in conference registration and have no additional fee. 

How can my organization become an event sponsor?

Sponsorship opportunities are limited, so act today. Sponsorships are processed in February through mid-March for the Regional Microfinance Bootcamp. To become a sponsor and for more information, please contact miqbal@pmn.org.pk

What is the cancellation policy for the event?

Registration fees are non-refundable. To guarantee your place all payments have to be cleared before April 03, 2020.

All cancellations must be sent in writing via e-mail to the event organizers. PMN is not responsible for problems beyond our control such as weather conditions, work commitments, travel difficulties, health issues, etc.

I am an overseas participant and need a letter of invitation before I can receive my visa. What is the procedure?

Upon full payment of registration fees, the participant may request an invitation letter by emailing microfinancebootcamp@pmn.org.pk

My question is not listed here. Whom do I contact?

Please contact microfinancebootcamp@pmn.org.pk for assistance.

What is included in my package?

  • My package includes airfare & visa, 5-night accommodation, course material, tuition fee, breakfast, lunch, dinner and recreational activities.*
  • My package includes 5-night accommodation, course material, tuition fee, breakfast, lunch, dinner and recreational activities.
    *PMN members only

 

Event Venue

Partners

Reach Us

Ali Basharat
Head of Operations
abasharat@pmn.org.pk
Dir: +92 300 982 4327

Moazzam Iqbal
Business Development Manager
miqbal@pmn.org.pk
Dir: +92 300 500 7275