2011 Agenda and Presenters
Banking on the Future: Microfinance as Service
Pfeiffer University 2011 Colloquium on Microfinance
September 30, 2011
|09:00 – 09:45 am||
“Islamic Microfinance: An Inclusive Approach with Special Reference to Pakistan”
Using Pakistan as an example, Mr. Khaleequzzsaman will present a framework for extending the scope of Islamic microfinance.
|10:00 – 10:45 am||
“Unraveling the Delinquency Problem (2008-2009) in Punjab, Pakistan”
Ms. Burki will present an overview of research commissioned by the Pakistan Microfinance Network (PMN) that examines the extent and nature of the delinquency problem in the Punjab region.
|11:00 – 11:45 am||
“I See Firsthand How Microfinance is Transforming”
Jim has overseen growth in the region from less 4,000 to over 93,000 clients
|12:00 – 01:00 pm||
LUNCH (compliments of The Charlotte Symphony Guild)
Mr. Mike Miller, President of Pfeiffer University
|01:00 – 01:45 pm||
“Microfinance Development Services of IDEAS”
Dr. Garber will share his experiences in implementing micro-franchising in helping to address the issue of the high failure rate of microenterprises in growing into successful small businesses.
|02:00 – 02:45 pm||
“Prospects for Microfinance in the West Bank”
Using the West Bank as an example, Dr. Haase discusses the broader social political milieu in which microfinance institutions operate when attempting to alleviate poverty.