Conference Agenda

Sanabel's 16th Annual Conference

Schedule Session Moderator
10:00am:10:15am Welcome Remarks by Mr. Bassem Khanfar Chairman of Sanabel Bassem Khanfar
10:15am:10:45am Keynote Remarks by H.E. Dr. Adel AL-Sharkas the Governor of the Central Bank of Jordan
11:30am-1:00pm Global Economic Trends: Shaping the Financing Landscape in the Arab Countries Bassem Khanfar
2:30pm-3:45pm Mobilizing Data to Advance Access to Finance for Women in Business Kateryna Morton
2:30pm-3:45pm The MFI Sector – a Natural Advocate for Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Frameworks? Ziad AL Refai
4:15pm-5:30pm Open Payment Networks; the Next Frontier for Financial Services and Inclusivity Alaa Abbassi
Schedule Session Moderator
9:30am-11:00am The Vital Role of Microfinance Institutions in Enhancing Financial Inclusion through Climate Resilience in the Region Moaaz Gebaily
11:45am-1:00pm The Latest Updates on Client Focus in Responsible Inclusive Finance Jurgen Hammer
11:45am-1:00pm Facing Challenges with Innovation through Financial and Non-financial Services Essam Al Hindi
2:30pm-3:45pm Digital Transformation of MFIs in the Arab Region: Findings, Challenges and Opportunities Youssef Mekouar
2:30pm-3:45pm Different Services for Different People: Exploring VSLA Plus in Yemen; Achievements, Challenges and Opportunities Osama Al-Shami
4:15pm-5:30pm The Power of Partnerships in Challenging Environments Issam Shnoudeh
Sanabel Conference

Sanabel, The Microfinance Network of Arab Countries is accepting session proposals for its 16th annual conference which will be held in November 2024 at the Dead Sea in Jordan. This is an opportunity for Sanabel’s members, friends, and partners to participate in the development of the conference program and agenda. 

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