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Tuesday, February 23, 2010

AITEC MOBILE MONEY AND BANKING COMESA CONFERENCE PROGRAM

AITEC have put out the programme for the conference which kicks off tomorrow.

Programme
AITEC Banking &
Mobile Money COMESA
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Day 1: Wednesday 24 February 2010
BUSINESS STRATEGY BRIEFINGS
7.30am - Theatre 1 Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Breakfast Briefing for Bankers on Mobile Banking (Guests by invitation)
Guest of Honour
Hon Uhuru Kenyatta, Deputy Prime Minister & Minister of Finance, Kenya
Speaker
Claire Alexandre, Senior Program Officer, Financial Services for
the Poor, Gates Foundation, USA
MC
Patrick Mweheire, CEO, Renaissance Capital, Kenya
9am
SESSION 1: Theatre 2
CONFERENCE OPENING
2.30pm
MOBILE MONEY TRACK
SESSION 3: Theatre 2
MOBILE BANKING - NEW TECHNOLOGY AND REGULATORY FRONTIERS AND CHALLENGES FOR BANKS AND MOBILE OPERATORS
MODERATOR: Santanu Sengupta, Secretary, Change Innovators Society, India
SHOWCASE PRESENTATION Mobile payments vs Mobile banking: Where are the Banks? Paul Nilsen, Regional Sales Executive, Business Connexion, Tanzania PLENARY SESSION PLENARY SESSION BREAKFAST BRIEFING
A bank-centric model for mobile banking
Opening Address
MODERATOR: Sean Moroney, Chairman, AITEC Africa
Welcome Addresses
Martin Oduor-Otieno, Chairman, Kenya Bankers Association Bernard Matthewman, CEO, Paynet Group
Mr Nagababu, Delivery Manager, Manam Infotech, India
Bankers respond based on practical experience
• James Wainaina, Director, Personal Banking, NIC Bank • Joseph Arinaitwe, Head eBanking, United Bank of Africa2.30 -4.00PM, PARALLEL SESSIONS (UBA), Uganda
Hon Uhuru Kenyatta, Deputy Prime Minister & Minister of Finance, Kenya
10am Refreshment Break & Group Photo
10.30am
SESSION 2: Theatre 2
KEYNOTES TO SET THE AGENDA
MODERATOR: Jonathan Campaigne, Executive Director, Pride
Africa, Kenya
The benefits of electronic payments in driving economic
development
Charles Niehaus, GM, Visa Sub-Saharan Africa, South Africa
YOUNG INNOVATOR’S 10-MINUTE SPOTLIGHT Electronic micropayments in Third World countries Agosta Liko, Founder, PesaPal, Kenya RISK MANAGEMENT TRACK
2.30pm
SESSION 4: Theatre 3
COMPLIANCE & RISK MANAGEMENT IN THE
POST-MELTDOWN WORLD
MODERATOR Session 4: Sophia Bekele, Executive Director,
DotConnect Africa, Ethiopia
Why data security is crucial for all C- Level executives
Wayne Donnelly, Channel Development Manager, Networks
Unlimited, South Africa
Biometric technology and identity management as integrated risk tools in the banking sector
Louis Siebrits, Head of African Sales & Marketing, Ideco Group, South Africa
Sanctions and PEPs Filtering, why bother?
John Nash, Global Alliance Manager, Sword FircoSoft, UK
Shh, the market is talking. Listen and act!
Bernard Matthewman, CEO, Paynet Group, Kenya
Nigeria’s Economic and Financial Crimes Commission: A mandate for financial security
Bala Sanga, Principal Staff Officer to the Executive Chairman, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Nigeria
SHOWCASE PRESENTATION Consumer interaction and response to the evolution of the financial services sector Tim Smyth, MD, MillwardBrown, Kenya Steps to improving network security: PNT/VAS and network audits in securing your network
Steve Chege, CIO, Seven Seas Technologies, Kenya
SYSTEMS MANAGEMENT TRACK
2.30pm
SESSION 5: Theatre 4
INTERBANK PAYMENT REFORMS
– NEW TRANSACTION & SETTLEMENT SYSTEMS – Part 1 MODERATOR: Andrea Bonstedt, Publisher, Ratio Magazine, Kenya
Modernisation of payment systems in Kenya
Stephen Mwaura, Head, National Payments System, Central
1.15pm Lunch Bank of Kenya
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Network lLearn lDo Business PLENARY SESSIONS
How innovation can drive growth and create differentiation
Rudolf Smit, Channel Manager for Africa, S1, South Africa
Addressing strategic reforms in the interbank payments cycle Marius Krige, Aperta, South Africa
MICROFINANCE TRACK
2.30PM
SESSION 6: Theatre 4
MICROFINANCE INNOVATION AND NEW FRONTIERS – Part 1
MODERATOR: David Cracknell, Africa Director, Microsave, Kenya
Change happens. Are you ready for it? An overview of the innovations in the microfinance marketplace and guidelines for adoption
Laura Frederick, President, echange, Uganda
Linking microfinance and MMT
Cameron Goldie-Scot, Africa Implementation Team Manager, Musoni, Kenya
Microfinance and branchless banking: How and if MFIs should engage
Lauren Braniff, Microfinance Analyst, CGAP, USA & Carol Caruso, Head, MD, Triple Jump Advisory Services, France
Accessibility vs. affordability in mobile payment models
Benjamin Lyon, Founder & Executive Director, FrontlineSMS:Credit, USA
4pm
SESSION 7
MOBILE BANKING BUSINESS STRATEGIES
MODERATOR: Muriuki Mureithi, CEO, Summit Strategies, Kenya
Report-back on the GSMA Mobile World Congress, Barcelona, focusing on how to build strong agent networks for mobile money
Seema Desai, Mobile Money for the Unbanked, GSM Association, UK
The growth of mobile money transfer services: The case of M-PESA in Kenya
Pauline Vaughan, Head of M-Pesa, Safaricom, Kenya
Understanding what works and does not work in mobile payments
Richard Ketley, Director and Head of Banking Strategy and Access to Financial Services Practices, Genesis Analytics, South Africa
Product innovation and access to finance
Dr Keith Jefferis, Economic Advisor, USAID Southern African Trade Hub, Botswana, Former Deputy Governor, Reserve Bank of Botswana
SESSION 8
PANEL DISCUSSION: ARE COMESA’S FINANCIAL INSITITUTIONS WINNING THE WAR AGAINST CARD FRAUD?
MODERATOR: Catherine Mogambi, Chair, Kenya Credit & Debit Card Association
• Director, Banking Fraud Investigations, Central Bank of Kenya • Graham Gilmour, MD, The Business Phone, UK • Reshma Sookran, Fraud Control Executive, Payment System Risk, Visa CEMEA - Sub Saharan Africa, South Africa SESSION 9
INTERBANK PAYMENT REFORMS
– NEW TRANSACTION & SETTLEMENT SYSTEMS – Part 2 MODERATOR Session 9: Barry Ryan, MD, Fintech, Kenya
The future of cheques in the modern world of electronic payments
Rob Muller, Commercial Director, Finteq, South Africa
Operational and technical perspectives on cheque truncation systems
Sekar Ponniah, MD, Global Software Solutions
Fraud detection technologies in a cheque truncation environment
Anand Natarajan, Director & CTO, Image InfoSystems, India
SWIFT and security markets
Vasu Prakasam, MD, Kenya Commerce Exchange Service Bureau (KENEX)
SESSION 10
THE NEW FINANCIAL SERVICES ECOSYSTEM
– CHALLENGES OF INTEGRATION IN CARDS, CHEQUES & MOBILE MODERATOR: Stephen Roberts, Executive Director Neptune Software
Multi-channel payment systems
Barry Coetzee, CEO, iVeri, South Africa
Smart card challenges and smart ways to address them
Hoda Shoukry, MD Mediterranean Smart Cards Company, Egypt
YOUNG INNOVATOR’S 10-MINUTE SPOTLIGHT Online Payment systems in Kenya: Jambopay Danson Muchemi, CEO, Web Tribe, Kenya The ultimate in payment security: End-to-end encryption and VeriShield Protect
David Poole, VP Sales, Middle East and Africa, VeriFone, UK
Beyond simple payments: Leveraging managed services and infrastructure for value-adding partnerships
Raoul du Plessis, CTO, Transaction Payment Solutions, UK
6pm
Networking Cocktail Reception
Sponsored by Kenya Data Networks
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DAY 2: Thursday 25 February 2010
TECHNOLOGY BRIEFINGS
9.00AM - 10.30AM, PARALLEL SESSIONS PLENARYSESSION
8am -Theatre 4 THINKING OUT OF THE BOX FOR BANKERS
Julius Kipng’etich, Director, Kenya Wildlife Service
9am
• Joseph Tiampati, Head of Retail Credit, Kenya Commercial Bank Fidelis Muia, ICT Consultant, Kenya Bankers Association • Jared Getenga, Project Manager, Kenya Credit Information Sharing Initiative, Kenya Bankers Association Credit bureau establishment
SESSION 11: Theatre 2
MOBILE BANKING IN THE REAL WORLD – Part 1
MODERATOR: Benjamin Lyon, Founder & Executive Director,
SMSFrontine:Credit, USA
Mobile payments and micropayments
David Svarrer, MD, Digital Age Institute, Kenya
Mobile money and banking: The pivot for financial inclusion
Santanu Sengupta, Secretary, Change Innovators Society, India
YOUNG INNOVATOR’S 10-MINUTE SPOTLIGHT M-Commerce solutions for carrying out real time mobile money transaction processing Philip Nyamwaya, Business Development - Enterprise Applications, Intrepid Data Systems, Kenya How Family Bank is leveraging M-PESA and mobile banking into its business
Kariuki Kevin Kihara, Relationship Manager, Family Bank
9am
SESSION 12: Theatre 3
NEW CHANNELS – BRANCHLESS, AGENT & POST-OFFICE BANKING
MODERATOR: Benjamin Nkungi, CEO, Association of Microfinance Institutions, Kenya
Overview of proposed supervisory and regulatory framework for agent banking in Kenya
Matu Mugo, Assistant Director, Bank Supervision, Central Bank
of Kenya
Mrs Nyambura Koigi, MD, PostBank, Kenya
11.00AM - 12.30AM, PARALLEL SESSIONS 9.00AM - 10.30AM, PARALLEL SESSIONS
Antony Ragui, Secretary, East African Credit Bureau Associa
tion, & GM, Compuscan, Kenya
9am
SESSION 14: Theatre 2
SMART BANKING SOLUTIONS – Part 1
MODERATOR Session 20: David Svarrer, CEO, Digital Age Institute
Business process management solutions
Jeff Thuo, Business Manager, Coseke Kenya
Operational excellence and customer service from a banking platform perspective
Martin Heraghty, Sales Director, SunGuard Ambit, UK (in association with Technology Associates
Business Intelligence in banking
Dennis Karanja, Regional Director, Sybase East Africa
Implementing a universal e-Banking strategy – One installation, many banks
Polys Hadjikyriakos, Sales Direcfor, NETinfo, Cyprus
10.30am Refreshment Break
11am
SESSION 15: Theatre 2
MOBILE BANKING IN THE REAL WORLD – Part 2
MODERATOR: Jonathan Petrides, Head of Operations, Mobile Ventures, Kenya
Liquidity management for a mobile banking agent
Frederik Eijkman, MD, PEP Intermedius, Kenya
Mobilizing commerce for SMMEs
Shaun Campbell, Business Manager for Africa, Sybase, UK
The role of m-Banking in enhancing transaction process
ing among SMEs in Kenya
Memba Florence, Lecturer, Jomo Kenyatta University of Science & Technology
11am
SESSION 16: Theatre 1
MICROFINANCE INNOVATION AND NEW FRONTIERS
– Part 2 MODERATOR: David Ferrand, Director, FSD Kenya
Of communities and financial intermediation: Why the
community banking model is better than the agency
banking model for Africa
Davis Kambale Tayo, Branch Supervisor, Bank of Africa, Kenya
Branches all around: Agent banking
Kamal Budhabhatti, MD, Craft Silicon
9am
SESSION 13: Theatre 1
CREDIT BUREAUS: USHERING IN A NEW ERA
OF RISK MANAGEMENT
MODERATOR: James Kashangaki, Head, GrowthFin Financial Sector Deepening Trust (FSD Kenya)
PANEL DISCUSSION ON NEW CREDIT BUREAU REGULATIONS
Panel Members:
• James Manyonge, Manager Legal Affairs, Bank Supervision Department, Central Bank of Kenya Measuring the return on investment in technology for microfinance
Craig Chelius, Global Consortium Manager, Technology for Microfinance Group, Grameen Foundation, USA
Electronic delivery systems for social cash transfers: Lessons learned and opportunities for Africa
Dr Katharine Vincent, Social Protection Consultant, Regional Hunger and Vulnerability Programme, South Africa
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Network lLearn lDo Business Microfinance: The new frontier of mobile banking
Kahenya Kamunyu, CEO, Virn Instruments, Kenya
11am
SESSION 17: Theatre 4
DISASTER RECOVERY & BUSINESS CONTINUITY
MODERATOR: Tim McGinnis, Communications Consultant, Kenya
10 years on from the US Embassy Bomb Blast: A case study on Co-operative Bank’s recovery strategy
Sam Mutungi, CIO, Co-operative Bank
Capacity building in the context of emergency preparedness for Business Continuity (BCP) and Disaster Recovery Planning (DRP)
Syed Zain Khan, President & Managing Consultant, Alliances Consulting Group, Canada
SESSION 18:
COMMUNICATION SYSTEMS FOR BANKS
MODERATOR Jorge Perez Luna, IT Director,
2.20pm
SESSION 20: Theatre 4
SECURITY FOR AFRICA’S MOBILE BANKING ERA
MODERATOR Steve Schaefer, World Council of Credit Unions, USA
The widespread and rapid adoption of mobile commerce calls for an urgent need for a robust risk management framework
Duncan Oduor, CEO, MobiKash Afrika, Kenya
Appropriate regulatory frameworks for the e-money economy - How ready are COMESA member-states?
Michael Murungi, ICT Lawyer, Kenya
2.30pm
SESSION 21: Theatre 1
OUTSOURCING, SHARED INFRASTRUCTURE AND HOSTED SERVICES MODELS
MODERATOR: Syed Zain Khan, President & Contact centre Consultant, Alliances Consulting Group, Canada
How to grow your ATM footprint: The right hardware, the
right sites and the right partners
Marc Sternberg, MD, Spark ATM Systems, South Africa
Does the changing economic environment present
different opportunities?
Ron Webb, Group Technology Director, Paynet, Kenya
Outsourcing in the banking industry
Eric Nesbitt, Director, KenCall EPZ, Kenya
Technology & skills outsourcing in driving business agility
and competitiveness
Mike Macharia, CEO, Seven Seas Technologies, Kenya
2.30pm
SESSION 22: Theatre 1
SMART BANKING SOLUTIONS – 2
MODERATOR: David Stewart, BPO Consultant, Kenya
Moving to SOA: Supporting new trends in the banking industry
Adam Nyaga, GM Business Applications, Seven Seas Technologies, Kenya
Going beyond payment with integrated services
Roger Mechri, Head of Business Development Services & Rachid Oulad Akdim, EEMEA-Africa Director, Ingenico-Tracom, France
Integrating contact centres with business processes
Solomon Thuo, Technology Business Consultant, Seven Seas
Technologies, Kenya
2.30pm
SESSION 23: Theatre 3
“SOFT” BANKING SOLUTIONS
MODERATOR: Caroline Juma, MD, Kenya Computer Resources
PLENARY SESSION 11.00AM - 12.30AM, PARALLEL SESSIONS
2.30PM - 4.30PM, PARALLEL SESSIONS
Global Development Programme, Gates Foundation
The use of satcoms for the retail banking sector
Issa Odtallah, Regional Manager, Inmarsat, United Arab Emir
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Secure network in a rapidly changing environment
Kai Wulff, MD, Kenya Data Networks
Effective communications: How intranets can help banks
cut costs, go green and increase ROI
Martin Njuguna, Business Development Manager, Digital Vision,
Kenya
Effective communications systems as a key enabler for
banks in Africa
Chuks Ofor, GM, Gateway Communications, Kenya
12.30pm
SESSION 19:
CIO PANEL DISCUSSION: HOW CAN WE MAKE OUR BOARDS SEE MORE VALUE IN INVESTING IN TECHNOLOGY?
MODERATOR: Joseph Wariungi, MD, Advantech Consulting, Kenya
• Peter Gachau, GM ICT, Equity Bank • Dr Tony Githuku, Divisional Director Operations & Technology, Kenya Commercial Bank • Kasasine Ole Pertet, Chief Information Officer, K-Rep Bank SHOWCASE PRESENTATION Empowering Africa’s new mobile merchants Graham Gilmour, CEO, the Business Phone, UK 2.00pm Lunch Communicating bank marketing messages both through mobile and broadcasting
Salim Amin, Chairman & Asif Sheikh, CEO, A24 Media, Kenya
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Programme Advisory Board Sean Moroney, Chairman, AITEC Africa & Programme Director Kamal Budhabhatti, Founder & CEO, Craft Silicon, Kenya Catherine Mogambi, Chair, Credit & Debit Card Association of Kenya Waceke Mbugua, Marketing Manager, M-PESA Jonathan Campaign, CEO, Pride Africa, Kenya Barry Coetzee, CEO, iVeri, South Africa David Cracknell, Africa Director, Microsave, Kenya David Ferrand, Director, FSD Kenya Tom Juma, COO, Old Mutual, Kenya Bernard Matthewman, CEO, Paynet, Kenya Jackson Machuhi, GM, East Africa, DELISYS Delivery Systems, Kenya Benjamin Nkungi, CEO, Association of Microfinance Institutions, Kenya Emmanuel Okoegwale, Founder & CEO, Mobile Money Africa, Nigeria Stephen Roberts, Executive Director, Neptune Software Barry Ryan, CEO, Fintech, Kenya Pauline Vaughan, Head of M-Pesa, Safaricom, Kenya George Wainaina, GM, Kenswitch John K. Wanyela, Executive Director, Kenya Bankers Association 6SHOWCASE PRESENTATION Power protection solutions for the banking industry Arlene Nazereth, Territory Account Manager East Africa, APC by Schneider Electric, Kenya This presentation will benefit all IT decision-makers in Corporate organizations, especially if you have concerns about Inefficiency due to over-sizing your datacentre/ server room, down time due to long lead times for maintenance, need to better optimize white space, unpredictability for future growth, or having to wait for scheduled downtime in order to add or change capacity. The presentation will include an overview of APC solutions for desktop, server room and datacentre. Also featuring case studies for: Imperial Bank (Kenya) and First Rand Bank (South Africa)PLENARY SESSION PARALLELSESSIONS Creating a .africa domain for regional economic integration
Sophia Bekele, Executive Director, DotConnectAfrica, Ethiopia
Discover how the banking sector banks on HR technology
Balaji Ganesh, CEO, Adrenalin eSystems, India
4.30pm
CLOSING PLENARY
MODERATOR: Sean Moroney, Chairman, AITEC Africa
Kenya’s 2030 Vision, with special reference to the Financial Services Section of the Athii River Technology Business Park
Dr Bitange Ndemo, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Information & Communications
SUMMING UP
SETTING A LEADERSHIP & INNOVATION AGENDA
Stephen Mwaura, Head, National Payments System, Central Bank of Kenya & Benjamin Lyon, Founder & Executive Director, FrontlineSMS:Credit, USA
Network lLearn lDo Business

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