Event Name: Islamic Microfinance Summit 2013
Event Date: January 29 – January 30, 2013
Event Location: Istanbul, Turkey
Cost: Registration packages for the conference range from USD 599 to USD 2997 for representatives not from microfinance institutions (MFIs) and from USD 499 to USD 2097 for representatives from MFIs, with a 40 percent discount available to nonprofit organisations.
Event Summary: The conference will bring together representatives of MFIs, investors, policy makers and Sharia specialists to discuss and explore issues around the theme “Unlock Islamic microfinance through regulation, product development and effective funding models”. Discussions will focus on developing regulatory frameworks for Islamic microfinance; creating effective funding models; developing innovative Sharia- compliant products; exploring the role of technology; improving client education levels and awareness; exploring Takaful Islamic insurance, agricultural and development projects.
Background on Organizers: Hanson Wade is a business conference organizer based in London, England. The goal of the company is to accelerate progress within organizations and across industries by offering business conferences that bring together scholars and practitioners.
Event Website: http://islamicmicrofinance-summit.com/
For additional information, you may call +44 (0) 203 141 8700 or email info[at]hansonwade.com
By Chioma Okwudiafor, Research Associate
Sources and Additional Resources:
Hanson Wade: Islamic Microfinance Summit 2013 http://islamicmicrofinance-summit.com/
MicroCapital Story: October 17, 2011, MICROFINANCE EVENT: Scalable Business Models for Islamic Microfinance Conference, January 31 – February 1, 2012, Istanbul, Turkey http://www.microcapital.org/s=islamic+microfinance+summit+2012&x=5&y=7
MicroCapital Story, October 17, 2012: “MICROFINANCE EVENT: Hanson Wade Offers Impact Investing Summit, Washington DC, USA, November 26-28, 2012” http://www.microcapital.org/microfinance-event-hanson-wade-offers-impact-investing-summit-washington-dc-usa-november-26-28-2012/
MicroCapital Story, July 2, 2012: “MICROFINANCE EVENT: Hanson Wade Presents “Investment & Innovation in Microfinance: Africa”, September 19 – 20, 2012, Accra, Ghana” http://www.microcapital.org/microfinance-event-hanson-wade-presents-investment-innovation-in-microfinance-africa-september-19-20-2012-accra-ghana/
MicroCapital Universe Profile: Hanson Wade http://www.microcapital.org/microfinanceuniverse/tiki-index.php?page=Hanson+Wade
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