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Mobile Money, Financial Inclusion and Development in Africa' Symposium

by Emerging Markets Institute

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Fri, 21 Apr 2017, 2:00 PM –

Sat, 22 Apr 2017, 5:00 PM

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146 Stocking Hall–PepsiCo Auditorium

146 Stocking Hall Ithaca, NY 14850, Ithaca, NY 14850, United States

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The Institute for African Development (IAD), in collaboration with the Cornell International Institute for Food, Agriculture and Development (CIIFAD), will host a symposium on the theme ‘Mobile Money, Financial Inclusion, and Development in Africa’  from April 19, 21–22, 2017.  Within a multidisciplinary framework, the symposium will seek to examine the role mobile technology plays in Africa’s development, focusing on global to local trends and areas of tension around financial inclusion.  
The symposium will bring diverse speakers from private and public sectors—academia, global institutions, NGOs, foundations, networks, and media, among others.  The summary of the schedule is as follows: 
   
CIIFAD SEMINAR
*Wednesday, April 19, 12:15 pm, 401  Warren Hall

CONFERENCE
*Friday, April 21, 2:00 pm, 146 Stocking Hall–PepsiCo Auditorium
 *Saturday, April 22, 8:30 am–5:00 pm, 146 Stocking Hall-PepsiCo Auditorium
 
 
This symposium is cosponsored by: Emerging Markets Program at the Dyson School of Agricultural Economics and Management;  Institute for Money, Technology, and Financial Inclusion (IMTFI); Emerging Markets Institute, Johnson Graduate School of Management; International Programs, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (IP-CALS); and the Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies. 
 
Please see the attached program for schedule and speaker details.  For more information, visit the IAD website at: https://iad.einaudi.cornell.edu/
 



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146 Stocking Hall–PepsiCo Auditorium

146 Stocking Hall Ithaca, NY 14850, Ithaca, NY 14850, United States

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Emerging Markets Institute
Co-hosted with: High Tech Club (HTC), Emerging Markets Institute (OWNER), Johnson Global Business Solutions, EMI Fellows, MBAI, MBAII, Johnson Africa Business Society (JABS), BR Tech Strategy, One-Year MBA Program

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