Renaissance Istanbul Bosphorus Hotel
Renaissance Istanbul Bosphorus Hotel, Gayrettepe Mahallesi, Barbaros Blv. No: 145

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Event Date Thu Jan 24 +03 - Fri Jan 25 +03 (almost 3 years ago)
In your timezone (EST): Thu Jan 24 12:00am - Fri Jan 25 9:00am
Location Renaissance Istanbul Bosphorus Hotel
Gayrettepe Mahallesi, Barbaros Blv. No: 145
Region EMEA

Over 200 internationally renowned senior microfinance practitioners from all over the globe will attend this prestigious event to address and discuss the major challenges that the industry is facing at the moment. Our distinguished experts and speakers will present success stories and most innovative solutions which will enable easy transition into digital microfinance.

Furthermore, GMS 2019 will focus on social investing and the social inclusion role in society. The Summit will also provide overview of the latest developments in entrepreneurship in microfinance with focus on women and youth. We will also be discussing social inclusion, housing microfinance as well as the growing importance of the technological developments in the everyday practice of microfinance.


2019 Speakers

Andrea Limone

Kevin Chetty
Terwilliger Center for Innovation in Shelter, Europe, Middle east and Africa, Habitat for Humanity International.

Andrew McCusker
Opportunity International

Nino Pataraia
BlueOrchard Finance Ltd

Maximilian Kern
European Investment Fund (EIF)

Oksana Pak
European Bank for Reconstruction and Development

Kawien Ziedses des Plantes
Oikocredit International

Stephanie Garcia Van Gool
BBVA Microfinance Foundation

Khaled Al-Gazawi

Rusudan Kharabadze

Nilly Chingate Castano
Frankfurt School of Finance & Management gGmbH

John Alex
Equitas Small Finance Bank & Program Director-Equitas Development Initiatives Trust

Zubair Mughal
lHuda Centre of Islamic Banking and Economics

Mehmet S. Yurtcicek
Ba Fin Consultancy

Vlad Gramovic
System Technologies

Peter Surek
Erste Group Bank AG

Dan Balke
LFS Advisory GmbH

Gaurav Thapa

Nathan Byrd
Microfinance & Development Programs

Andrea Stranska

Burcu Güvenek Araslı
UNICEF Turkish National Committee

Sponsors & Partners

2019 Partners

• Seavus
• Turkish Airlines
• LFS Advisory
• Aspekt
• InfrasoftTech
• Frankfurt School
• System Technologies
• Grupeer
• T.C Istanbul Valiligi