Report - 5th European Research Conference on Microfinance
The 5th European Research Conference on Microfinance held from 12th to the 14th June 2017, was hosted by the Portsmouth Business School (UK) and organised in co-operation with the European Microfinance Platform (e-MFP) and the Centre for European Research in Microfinance (CERMi). Over 150 delegates and speakers attended the event - this included a mix of PhD students and established researchers from over thirty countries with a number of leading practitioners who infused the financial inclusion debate with insights and thought-provoking panel presentations. Topical themes across gender, Islamic microfinance, Fintech, research and the future of microfinance were probed in wide-ranging plenary panel discussions.
The conference was a tremendous success and an overview can be found in the conference report here