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Payments East Africa conference, East Africa’s most anticipated event is scheduled to take place on 27th -28th September at Radisson Blu hotel Nairobi Kenya.

This is East Africa’s leading conference for payment industry which focuses on innovation to bring about differentiation and competitiveness. In addition it facilitates the constructive dialogue required to make a cashless East Africa a reality.

Payments East Africa will bring together home-grown innovators, global disruptors, the region’s brightest banks, its most creative telcos and its forward-thinking regulators under one platform to learn about and evaluate and purchase the latest smart card, payment and banking technology which will get their businesses where they need to be today and tomorrow.

The agenda features global payments and Fintech experts. Some of the topics that will featured at the event include but not limited to;

  • Shifting from business innovation to technology innovation (International Keynote).
  • Increasing competition in the mobile money market.
  • Integrating social media into retail banking.
  • Big data analytics and fraud detection.
  • The future of Fintech in East Africa.
  • Micro-lending via mobile apps to target millennials.

40 exhibitors, 200 hosted VIPs, 250 delegates, 1000 attendees’ 100 speakers are expected to grace this conference.

The speakers of this conference are versatile, distinguished and have accumulated experience in innovation over the years. Some of them are: Mathias Katamba; Managing Director Housing Finance Bank (Uganda), Innocent Muhizi; Head of Information Technology I&M Bank(Rwanda), Sean Ryan; VP Platform Partnerships Facebook(USA), Edwin de Ron; Chief Marketing Officer Fetch & Head of Partnerships at Rabobank(Netherlands), Duncan Muchangi; ED Barrow Managing Director Hellofood (Kenya) and many more.

This conference has an exclusive package for networking which includes; round-tables, VIP program, speed networking, networking platform and a cocktail reception.

This event follows the previous Cards & Payments East Africa 2015 conference which was held at Intercontinental Hotel, Nairobi, Kenya on the 15th and 16th of the September 2015.This registered an incredible amount of success.

“The conference was great and all of the speakers were captivating. To top it all, the opportunity to network was fantastic.” Mark Berem, Central Bank Kenya.

“Exceeded expectations in terms of content and attendance. Will definitely be participating next year!” Muhammad Abid, Business Director, Oberthur Technologies.

An individual pass ticket goes for 1,760 USD (about 6 million UGX) and  booking early before 10th June 2016 could  get you almost 660 USD (about 2.2 million UGX) savings.

Please click link to find out more details about registration.