31- 02
The 6th Annual Banking and Finance Conference

Tuesday, May 31, 2016 to Thursday, June 2, 2016

The 6th Edition of the Africa Banking & Finance Conference (ABFC 2016) will be held in Accra Ghana on the theme: “Promoting Financial Inclusion: Connecting people to Banking & Financial Service”.

The objective of this 2016 flagship event is to sharpen the focus of thinking on how financial institutions can grow by focusing on promoting financial inclusion as a core part of their business strategies, while at the same providing a client-centered products in the mass market. The conference will also look at new and innovative financial technology solutions that will make financial inclusion possible and profitable.


  • Barriers to access to financial inclusion- Is agency banking the solution?;
  • Regulatory and governance hurdles, challenges, changes;
  • Financial technology solutions;
  • Dealing with local perceptions about banking and money;
  • FMCG, retailers, researches academics their role in Financial Inclusion?;
  • Client protection and credit reporting?;
  • Product offerings- Loan or savings? What does your client want?;
  • Real Value Creation- or how will that look like for each of the stakeholder;
  • New technologies for new business model;
  • Shifting from financial education to financial capability;
  • Financial exclusion doesn’t mean you’re necessarily poor or live far from a bank- Rethinking Financial Inclusion;
  • Lessons from the global arena- Asia and Middle East an Islamic Banking.