​​​​Making Small-scale Savings Work for Everyone in a Digitised World

Wednesday 23 September 2015

Four Seasons Hotel Washington DC

 

 



08.15-08.45

Registration an​d welcome coffee 

Viewing of project stands

08.45-09.00Video
09.00–09.10Welcome and introductory speech  by WSBI Managing Director, Chris De Noose
09.10-09.20

Opening Session: Setting the scene

- Ian Radcliffe, Programme Director WSBI

09.20–09.50

Panel session 1: The journey to making small scale savings work for the poor and for financial service providersFrom a supply side approach to a digital value proposition for village groups

Moderator: Weselina Angelow, Senior Programme Manager WSBI

- Anne Karanja, Managing Director, Kenya Post Office Savings Bank (KPOSB)

- Stephen Mukweli, CEO, Postbank Uganda (PBU)

- Sabasaba Moshingi, CEO, Tanzania PostalBank (TPB)

09.50-10.20

Panel session 2: The journey to making small scale savings work for the poor and for financial service providers: From extending distribution channels to embracing G2P recipients and youth

Moderator: Weselina Angelow, Senior Programme Manager WSBI

- Armando Rosales, President, Fedecredito, El Salvador

- Maryono, President Director Bank Tabungan Negara (BTN), Indonesia

- Redouane Najm-Eddine, President, Al Barid Bank (ABB), Morocco

10.20-10.50

Coffee break

Second viewing of project stand

10.50–11.00

What have we achieved? An evaluator's perspective

Chantal Vander Vorst, Echos Communication

11.00-11.30

'Fire-side chat'. What have we achieved? From a programme implementation perspective

Moderator: Miguel le Clerck, Echos Communication

- Ian Radcliffe, Programme Director WSBI

- Stephen Peachey, Programme Technical Advisor WSBI

11.30-11.45Participatory round table sessions with the audience - the journey ahead of us
11.45-12.30

Panel session 3. Outlook: Where do we go from here? Banking the unbanked in a more & more digitized world

Moderator: David Kim, Programme Officer, Bill&Melinda Gates Foundation

- Eko Waluyo, Vicepresident, Bank Tabungan Negara (BTN), Indonesia

- Ernesto Pacheco, Director E-banking, Fedecredito, El Salvador

- James Kasozi, Manager Database & Applications at PostBank Uganda

- Mshamma Mshamma, Chief Manager E/Banking & Project Manager TPB POPOTE at Tanzania Postal Bank

- Winnie Omondi, Asst. Manager Business Systems Support at Kenya Post Office Savings Bank

- Zakia Hazzas, Director Development & Partnerships at Al Barid Bank, Morocco

12.30-12.50Keynote Speech by Janine Firpo, Bill&Melinda Gates Foundation FSP Deputy Director for Digital Financial Services
12.50 -13.00Round-up and Conclusions from the workshop by Programme Director, Ian Radcliffe
​13.00-14.00​Lunch​