RFF Africa 2018: Agenda

Hyatt Regency, The Kilimanjaro | Dar es Salaam
Investing in Responsible Finance and Innovation for Africa’s Digital Economies
October 1, 2018
6:30-8:30 pm Welcome Cocktail Reception (by invitation only)
Hyatt Regency, The Kilimanjaro
October 2, 2018
8:00-9:00 am Registration
9:00-9:30 am Plenary Session I
Welcome and Opening Keynotes
9:30-10:30 am Plenary Session II
Africa’s Digital Landscape, Driving Inclusion with Technology: Opportunities and Risks
10:30-11:00 am Networking and Coffee/Tea Break
11:00-12:15 pm Plenary Session III
Investing in Responsible Digital Financial Services in Africa
12:15-1:30 pm Lunch and Networking
1:30-3:00 pm Deep Dive Sessions I, II, III
Harnessing Digital Experience: What’s Working, What’s Not, What’s Next? 

  • Session I – Regulation and Industry Standards for Digital Financial Services: Evolving Approaches
  • Session II – Value Driven Usage of Digital Financial Services: The Role of Customer Empowerment
  • Session III – Data Analytics and Consumer Data Protection: Risks and Solutions
3:00-3:30 pm Networking and Coffee/Tea Break
3:30-4:30 pm Plenary Session IV
Regulation and Innovation: Enabling Africa’s Digital Transformation for Responsible Digital Financial Services
4:30-5:30 pm Plenary Session V
Deep Dive Action Steps: Towards Responsible Digital Financial Services
5:30-6:00 pm Closing Remarks 
6:00-8:00 pm Cocktail Reception
*RFF 2018 will be followed by the Mastercard Foundation-IFC Partnership for Financial Inclusion Knowledge Event on October 3-4, 2018 (by invitation only). For more information, contact Kira Krown (kkrown@ifc.org).