MICROCAPITAL EVENT: Mobile Money Transfer (MMT) Americas Conference and Expo, March 8 – March 11, 2010, Cancun, Mexico

Event Name: Mobile Money Transfer (MMT) Americas Conference and Expo

Event Date: March 8 – March 11, 2010

Event Location: Cancun, Mexico

Event Website: http://www.mobile-money-transfer.com/americas

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Gold Pass: All four days – conference + pre and post conference Mobile Money Academy courses, 08-11 March 2010 USD 2,899
Silver Pass A: conference + pre-conference Mobile Money Academy course, 08-10 March 2010 USD 2,299
Silver Pass B: Conference + post-event academy course, 09-10 March 2010 USD 2,299
Bronze Pass: Conference only, 09-10 March 2010 USD 1,699

*Book before February 6, 2010 to save USD 100

Summary of Event: This mobile money transfer event will focus on interactive roundtable discussions and actionable advice on launching mobile financial services.

Background on Organizer:

Backed by Clarion Events, the UK’s largest independent events company with annual turnover of over £150m, the team behind MMT09 at Clarion Events draws upon over 80 years of experience of hosting strategic conferences focusing on payments innovation, telecommunications, government and emerging technologies.


March 8, 2010: Pre-conference course
• What is MMT and how does it work?
• How to develop your business case for mobile money
• Agent networks, marketing and advertising
• Plotting the roadmap for establishing partnerships to enable mobile microfinance

March 9, 2010: Conference day one
• The potential value of mobile remittances in the Americas
• Keynote presentation: the rollout of Telefonica’s MMT service
• Keynote presentation: improving the lives of thousands by bringing mobile financial services to the unbanked in Mexico
• Case study: the MMT business case for MNOs – how M-PESA won seven million customers in Kenya
• Case study: how mobile money minimizes money laundering and aids the fight against drug trafficking
• Implementing new mobile money strategies to increase revenues for banks, MNOs and retailers
• Round table: how to structure innovative partnerships among banks, MNOs, card associations and MFIs
• How to implement a successful cross border MMT service
• Case study: the MMT business case for banks – how Wells Fargo set up the first mobile banking service in the US
• The legendary MMT technology shoot out – your indispensable guide to partner selection

March 10, 2010: Conference day two
• Case study: Oi Paggo – the business case for building Brazil’s first MMT service and the next phase – generating critical mass
• Complementing traditional mWallet applications with a bill payment service
• Case Study: how Scotia Bank formed the first strategic alliance with a mobile network operator (Claro) to provide mobile banking services in Peru
• Launching mobile payments in emerging and developing markets across Latin America
• Which MMT technology is right for your business?
• Creating a regulatory environment to allow mobile money innovations in the Americas
• Designing mobile money products to serve the unbanked consumer
• Supporting the implementation of mobile financial services and other financial technologies to reach the Bottom of the Pyramid (BOP) in Latin America
• Case study: Clear Talk’s journey to becoming the first wireless network in the US to offer international money remittances to 34 countries in the Americas
• How to make MMT work for mobile networks in the Caribbean
• Tracking the evolution of technological innovations to meet the changing needs of money transfer customers
• How to extend your agent network and leverage branchless banking
• How to gain return on investment and make MMT Profitable

March 11, 2010: Post conference course
• How to talk to the regulators

Who Is Invited to Attend: Everyone

About the Presenters:

Presenters include representatives from Telefonica, Safaricom, Banamex, Citi, Roshan, Bancosol, Unimas, Banco de Mexico, Bufete Quijano, COFETEL (Comision Federal de Telecomunicaciones), Western Union, Oi Paggo, time4lime, Wells Fargo, Camara Interbancaria de Pagamentos (CIP), Digicel, mPay Connect Inc, CGAP (the Consultative Group to Assist the Poor), Paradigm Solutions & Consulting, Octopus Consulting, ACCION, Amarante Consulting, the Inter-American Development Bank (IADB), Banco de Credito, Scotia Bank and HSBC (the Hong Kong and Shanghai Banking Corporation).

Important Dates:

Book before February 6, 2010 to save USD 100

For additional information, please contact:

Telephone: +44 (0)20 7067 1831
Email: mmtamericas@clarionevents.com
Clarion Conferences
1st Floor
86 Hatton Garden

Submit Your Event: http://microfinanceassociation.ning.com/events

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