Conference Program

Time Activity Speakers
7:30am - 8:00am Registration & Welcome
CBK Choir
8:00am - 9:00am OPENING CEREMONY
Welcome Remarks and Keynote Speeches
National Anthem
  • Welcome Remarks: Mr. Charles Ringera - Chair, CIS Kenya
  • Introductory Remarks: Mr. James Kashangaki - Head of Inclusive Growth, Financial Sector Deepening Trust (FSD Kenya)
  • Introductory Remarks: Ms. Mehnaz Safavian - Lead Financial Sector Specialist, World Bank
  • Keynote Speech: Dr. Patrick Njoroge - Governor, Central Bank of Kenya

Session Chair: Jared Getenga - Chief Executive Officer, CIS Kenya

9:00am - 10:30am SESSION 1:
Value of Credit Information in Supporting Monetary Policy, Financial Regulation and Supervision
  • Presentation: Mexico's practical experience in credit bureau data analytics for banking supervision and policy: - Alvarez Navarro Valeria - Banco De Mexico
  • South Africa's experience in credit bureau data analytics for banking supervision and policy: - Illana Melzer, Director - Eighty20, South Africa
  • Remarks: - Dr. Louis Kasekende, Deputy Governor, Bank of Uganda

Session Chair: Dr. Patrick Njoroge, Governor, Central Bank of Kenya

10:30am - 11:00am Group Photo
Tea Break
Press Conference
11:00am - 12:00pm SESSION 2:
Governors' Roundtable: Strengthening CIS in our markets to support Monetary Policy, Financial Regulation and Supervision
  • Remarks: - Dr. J. P. Mangudya, Governor, Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe
  • Remarks: - Mr. Wagara Melchior, 1st Vice Governor, Bank of Burundi
  • Remarks: - Mr. Chisha Mwanakatwe, Senior Director, Supervisory Policy Bank of Zambia
  • Remarks: - Mr. Madane Toure, Director of Statistics, BCEAO
  • Remarks: - Mr. Bernard Dadi, Director National Payments, Bank of Tanzania BCEAO

Session Chair: Luz Maria Salamina, Principal Financial Specialist, World Bank Group

12:00pm - 1:00pm SESSION 3:
Building Industry Partnerships for Consumer Awareness
  • Consumer Awareness - Global Experiences (Panama and Nigeria) - Luz Maria Salamina, Principal Financial Specialist, World Bank Group
  • Introducing CISA Fund in Kenya - Nuru Mugambi, Director, Public Policy and Communications, Kenya Bankers Association

Session Chair: - Everlyne Oloishorua, Head of Communications, CIS Kenya

1:00pm - 2:00pm LUNCH:
2:00pm - 3:00pm SESSION 4
Credit Scoring
Creditinfo CRB
CISA Fund Paramount Sponsor
3:00pm - 4:00pm SESSION 5
Mikopo Kisasa: Insights from Metropol CRB
Metropol CRB
CISA Fund Paramount Sponsor
4:00pm - 4:15pm Closure of Day 1
Tea is Served
Ben Nkungi, CEO, Association of Microfinance Institutions
Time Activity Speakers
8:00am - 9:00am SESSION 6
Big Data
TransUnion CRB
CISA Fund Paramount Sponsor
9:00am - 10:00am SESSION 7
Employing Self-Regulation and Governance to Strengthen CIS
  • Presentation: Darrell Beghin, Executive Director, Saouth African Credit & Risk Reporting Association (SACRRA)
  • Presentation: Dr. Haron Mwangi, CEO, Media Council of Kenya
  • Presentation: Using the Data Hub to improve data quality and effecient transmission Mark Kiambo, Head of Technical Services and Compliance, CIS Kenya

Session Chair: Fidelis Muia, Director of Technical Services, Kenya Bankers Association

10:00am - 10:20am Tea Break
10:20am - 12:00pm SESSION 8:
Contribution of Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) towards an effective CIS Framework
  • Introductory Remarks: - Hon. Justice Fred Ochieng, Head, Commercial and Admiralty Division
  • Presentation: Peer Review of ADR Mechanism for CIS in Kenya - Manie van Schalkwyk, ADR Consultant
  • Case Study - Lender Testimonials: - James Mutua - Equatorial Commercial Bank & Dennis Njoroge, AAR Credit
  • Case Study - Customer Testimonial: - Maina Kinuthia
  • Panel Contributions: Dr. Francis Kuria, Hon. Anne Amadi, Justice Gatembu Kairu

Session Chair: Arthur Igeria - Board Chair, Nairobi Centre for International Arbitration

12:00pm - 1:00pm SESSION 9:
CIS Legal and Regulatory Framework - Challenges, Prospects and Opportunities
  • Bernard Otieno, Partner, Otieno & Amisi Advocates

Session Chair: Hannah Ndarwa-Karuri - Legal Advisor, Credit Information Sharing Association of Kenya

1:00pm - 2:00pm LUNCH:
2:00pm - 2:45pm SESSION 10
How Innovation is Driving Financial Inclusion
  • Pauline Githugu - Director - Legal, Administration and External Affairs, M-Kopa
2:45pm - 3:30pm SESSION 11
The delvelopment of Data Science Skills capacity to address the big data analytical requirements of modern financial regulation
  • Murray De Villiers - Managers, Academic Programs, SAS, South Africa
3:30pm - 4:00pm Closure of Conference
  • Jared Getenga - Chief Executive Officer, CIS Kenya
4:00pm Exhibition at KICC
Time Activity Speakers
7:00am - 8:00am Registration and Welcome Refreshments
8:00am - 8:20am OPENING CEREMONY:
Welcome Remarks and Keynote Speech
Habil Olaka
Chief Executive Officer, Kenya Bankers Association
8:20am - 8:50am Fundamental Principles and benefits of CIS Gabriel Davel
Chief Executive Officer, CIS Kenya
8:50am - 9:30am Global Developments in CIS Luz Maria
Principal Financial Specialist, International Finance Corporation (IFC)
9:30am - 10:00am CIS Legal Framework: Current Status, Challenges and Recommendations Bernard Otieno
Partner, Otieno & Amisi Advocates
10:00am - 10:30am Tea Break
10:30am - 11:00am Credit Bureau Products TransUnion CRB
11:00am - 11:30am Loan Application Requirements/Repayment Schedules/TCC/APR/KBRR Jared Osoro
Director of Research, KBA and KBA Credit Committee
11:30am - 12:00am Credit Bureau Products Metropol EA CRB
12:00am - 12:30pm Alternate Dispute Resolution Panel: Tatua Centre
12:30pm - 1:00pm Credit Bureau Products Creditinfo CRB
1:00pm - 1:20pm Question & Answer Session
  • TransUnion CRB
  • Metropol CRB
  • Creditinfo CRB
  • Kenya Bankers Association
  • CIS Kenya

Session Chair: Hannah Karuri, Legal Advisor, CIS Kenya

1:20pm - 1:30pm Closure of Business Community Summit Jared Getenga
Chief Executive Officer, CIS Kenya
1:30pm - 2:30pm Lunch
2:30pm - 4:00pm Exhibition Viewing at KICC