DAY 1 – WEDNESDAY 27th May 2015

08.30 - 09.00  REGISTRATION OF PARTICIPANTS

09.00 - 11.00  SESSION 1: OPENING

  • Presentation of the WSBI
  • Presentation of the Tanzania Postal Bank
  • Opening address of the Pr. Leticia Rutashoba - Chairperson of Tanzania Postal Bank
  • Welcome remarks from Mr. Chris De Noose Managing Director - WSBI
  • Remarks from the Chairman of the Africa Regional Group - Mr. Alfred MABIKA MOUYAMA, President Directeur Général - La Poste Gabonaise
  • Key note remarks from Pr. Benno Ndolo - Governor of the Bank of Tanzania
  • Welcome speech from the Minister of Finance of the United Republic of Tanzania Hon Saada Mkuya Salum
  • Key note remarks from the guest of honor Prime Minister of the United Republic of Tanzania Hon Mizengo Pinda
  • Presentation of the awards

11.00 - 11.30  COFFEE BREAK + COMMUNICATION

  • Group Picture
  • Interviews to media

11.30 - 12.30  SESSION 2: WSBI INSTITUTIONAL AGENDA

CHAIR PERSON: Mr. Alfred MABIKA MOUYAMA, Président Directeur Général de la Poste Gabonaise

  • WSBI's achievements and challenges in the African region - Mr. Chris De Noose Managing Director - WSBI
  • Knowledge sharing in Working Groups - Mr. Chris De Noose Managing Director - WSBI

12.30 - 14.00  LUNCH

14.00 - 15.30  Round Table on strategic issues of participating institutions:

  • Priorities, recent developments, challenges and feedback as to the cooperation with WSBI - WSBI Members

15.30 - 15.45  COFFEE BREAK

SESSION 3: THE ENABLING ENVIRONMENT

CHAIR PERSON: Mr. Adam Shaheen South Africa Post bank (TBC)

                   3.1) 15.45 - 16.45  Policy initiatives and regulatory challenges in financial inclusion strategies around the world:

        Moderator: Consultative Group to Assist the Poor (CGAP)

  • Bank Of Tanzania
  • Tanzania Revenue Authority (TCRA)

                  3.2) 16.45 - 17.45  Using technology to grow Agent Banking: How to improve the quality of low-cost financial products & services provided to the mass market?

        Moderator:  Post Bank Uganda

  • Kenya Post Office Savings Banks
  • Bank Simpanan Nasional - Malaysia
  • Sosthenes Kewe- Financial Sector Deepening Trust

17.45 - 18.00 CLOSING WORDS - Adam Shaheen, South Africa Post bank

19.30    DINNER

DAY 2 – THURSDAY 28th May 2015

08.30 - 09.00  REGISTRATION OF PARTICIPANTS

SESSION 4: INNOVATION TO BETTER MEET CLIENTS' NEEDS

CHAIR PERSON: Mr. Sabasaba Moshingi Tanzania Postal bank

              4.1) 09.00 - 10.00  Transition to a cash less society: what are the best practices in the African region? Digital financing in East Africa

        Moderator: Azania Bank

  • Brian K. Githachuri Helix Institute of Digital Finance
  • Union Pay
  • IFC
  • UMOJA

                   10.30 - 11.30 Cross Border transaction: ICT convergence within the ASBEA and the West African experience

       Moderator: People's Own Savings Bank Zimbabwe

  • Speakers: WSBI members

              4.2) 11.30 - 12.30  Mobile Banking: latest developments

       Presentation- Q&A

  • Al Barid Bank Morocco
  • Vodacom Tanzania
  • La Juntos Financiera

12.30 - 14.00  LUNCH

SESSION 5 – AVENUES TO BOOST GROWTH

CHAIR PERSON: Cephas Chabu- Nat save Zambia

             5.1) 14.00 - 15.00 Micro lending to leverage deposit mobilization

              Moderator : UGAFODE

  • Dar Es Salaam Community Bank
  • Mr. John Balaba- Expert

            5.2) 15.00 - 16.00 SME Banking

              Moderator: Centenary Bank (Uganda)

  • BNI GESTION
  • Mr. Mittah SME expert
  • National Microfinance Bank

16.00 - 17.00 CLOSING WORDS

  • Tanzania Postal Bank
  • WSBI
  • Tanzania Government's Representative