MICROFINANCE EVENT: 5th European Research Conference on Microfinance; June 12 – 14, 2017; Portsmouth, UK

Event Name: 5th European Research Conference on Microfinance

Event Date: June 12 – June 14, 2017

Event Location: Portsmouth, United Kingdom

Cost: The full rate to attend the conference is GBP 150 (USD 188), but various discounts are available, including for those registering by April 18.

Summary of Event: Sessions will cover a range of topics, including strategy and management of microfinance institutions; responsible finance and client protection; gender issues; microfinance products and services (including digital financial services); policy and regulation; and the impact of microfinance.

Conference Organizers: The conference is organized by the Portsmouth Business School [1], which is located in the UK, in cooperation with the Luxembourg-based European Microfinance Platform (e-MFP) [2] and the Belgium-based Centre for European Research in Microfinance (CERMi) [3]. The first European Research Conference on Microfinance was held in 2009 in Brussels, Belgium.

Event Website: http://www.port.ac.uk/portsmouth-business-school/events/5th-european-research-conference-on-microfinance/

For additional information, you may contact Joana Afonso by phone at +44 2392 844005 or by email at microfinance_2017[at]port.ac.uk.

By James Packard

Sources and Additional Resources:

[1] The Portsmouth Business School, http://www.port.ac.uk/portsmouth-business-school/

[2] The European Microfinance Platform, www.e-mfp.eu/

[3] Centre for European Research in Microfinance, www.cermi.eu

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