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26 27 July 2012 Hyatt Hotel Manila, Philippines


25 July 2012, Wednesday

Pre-Conference Event 5:00 8:00 p.m. MCPI Annual General Meeting Closed meeting. For MCPI members only.

26 July 2012, Thursday

Conference Day 1 8:00 9:00 a.m. 9:00 10:15 Registration OPENING PLENARY Invocation National Anthem Welcome Remarks Ms. Mila M. Bunker, Chairperson, Microfinance Council of the Philippines, Inc. Keynote Message Gov. Amando M. Tetangco, Jr., Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas 10:15 10:45 10:45 12:00 nn Coffee Break PLENARY SESSION ONE Poverty Situation in the Philippines Dr. Romulo A. Virola, National Statistical Coordination Board Poverty Outreach of Microfinance Institutions: Findings from a Study Christopher Tan, Grameen Foundation 12:00 1:30 p.m. 1:30 3:00 Lunch Break PLENARY SESSION TWO Understanding Multiple Borrowing in Microfinance: Results from a Research Professor Erwin Tiongson, Asian Institute of Management Professor Ronald T. Chua, Asian Institute of Management Coffee Break BREAKOUT SESSIONS Beyond Credit: Products and Services for Microfinance Clients 1. Value Chain Finance

3:00 3:30 3:30 5:00

Teodorico Pena, Pag-inupdanay, Inc. Jinky S. Flores, Gata Daku Multi-Purpose Cooperative 2. Savings Products for Microfinance Teresita B. Tan, BPI Globe BankO 3. Financial Literacy NWTF End of Day 1

27 July 2012, Friday

Conference Day 2 8:00 8:30 a.m. 8:30 9:30 9:30 10:45 Registration Ugnayan: Networking Session PLENARY SESSION THREE Raising Standards in Microfinance: Global Initiatives on Social Performance and Client Protection Client Protection Principles Ms. Isabelle Barres, Smart Campaign Universal Standards on Social Performance Ms. Laura Foose, Social Performance Task Force 10:45 11:00 11:00 12:30 p.m. Coffee Break PLENARY SESSION FOUR Creating an Enabling Environment for Client-Centered Microfinance Deputy Governor Nestor A. Espenilla, Jr., Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas Undersecretary Gil S. Beltran, Department of Finance Lunch Break BREAKOUT SESSIONS Addressing the Risks and Vulnerabilities of Clients 1. Disaster Risk Reduction Management Rustico Binas, CORDAID Rolando B. Victoria, Alalay sa Kaunlaran, Inc. 2. Avoiding Overindebtedness Tes Ganzon, Bangko Kabayan 3. Pricing Transparency Gerardo Butardo, Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas

12:30 1:30 1:30 3:00

3:00 3:30

Coffee Break

3:30 5:00

CLOSING PLENARY Synthesis Closing Remarks Ms. Corazon Bautista, 2011 Citi Microentrepreneur of the Year National Awardee Oath-taking of MCPI Board of Trustees, 2012 2013 Raffle