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Call for participants: AOM 2024 PDW on FinTech and Digital Money Market

  • 1.  Call for participants: AOM 2024 PDW on FinTech and Digital Money Market

    Posted 26 days ago

    Call for participants: AOM 2024 PDW on FinTech and Digital Money Market

    Friday, Aug 9 2024, 1:30PM - 3:30PM CT

    at Sheraton: Bucktown (location)

    Panelists: Academic Speakers

    George Kuk, Nottingham Business School

    Lite Nartey, INSEAD

    Eivor Oborn, Warwick Business School

    Hans Rawhouser, University of Nevada

    Panelists: Industry Speakers

    Eli Hini – Chief Executive Officer, MTN Mobile Money Payment Service Bank Limited, Nigeria

    Mayowa Kuyoro, Partner and Head of West Africa Financial Services at Mckinsey & Company

    Kwame Oppong, Director of FinTech and Innovation, Central Bank of Ghana

    Mung Ki Woo, COO Financial Services at Sopra Steria, former creator and Head of Orange Mobile Money

    Clara Arthur, FinTech Professional and Financial inclusion expert at UN Capital Development Fund

    Organizers:

    Saouré Kouamé, University of Ottawa

    Johnson Oware, University of Ottawa

    Laurent Beduneau-Wang, Africa Business School

    Please register here by July 26th: (registration link) also available below

    We invite you to our upcoming Professional Development Workshop (PDW) titled "Financial Technology and the Emerging Digital Money Market: What Can we Learn From Africa?" During this PDW academic and industry experts will delve into the dynamic realm of FinTech and the nascent digital money market, with a particular focus on Africa's pioneering advancements in this market. We will contrast the learning from Africa with the experience from other contexts (e.g. Europe, Asia and North America). We will discuss topics such as: FinTech, Digital Money Market, Central Bank Digital Currency, Cryptocurrency, complementary currency, and Financial Inclusion.

     

    Join us as we explore the implications and uncover opportunities for further research in the areas of strategy, entrepreneurship, digital transformation, innovation, and societal grand challenges.

    Format

    The first segment involves academic speakers and industry speakers, who will draw from their own experiences and research to delve into challenges and opportunities.

    • ·   Panel part 1: Insights from industry actors (with industry speakers)
    • ·   Panel part 2: Insights from research (with academic speakers)

    The second part entails open conversations in small breakout discussions (Roundtable discussions).

    Roundtable discussions

    We will keep these roundtables open. The tables will be dedicated to creating proximity between the audience and panelists. Participants will be able to discuss topics that interest them (e.g. their research projects, explore new research avenues with practitioners) with the panelists.

    Table 1: Meeting with panelists (with Lite Nartey and industry experts)

    Table 2: Meeting with panelists (with Eivor Oborn and industry experts)

    Table 3: Meeting with panelists (with George Kuk and industry experts)

    Table 4: Meeting with panelists (with Hans Rawhouser and industry experts)

    How to participate

    To secure your attendance, please complete the short survey to get registered by July 26th : https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1AFlLJGALoDCTKFgEWnYtNBFHyuYnKYfsSXq8zeIkTcI/prefill

    I you have any question, please contact Johnson Oware (jowar055@uottawa.ca)

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    Saouré Kouamé

    Associate professor of strategy

    Telfer school of management

    University of Ottawa

    kouame@telfer.uottawa.ca

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    Saouré Kouamé
    Associate Professor
    Telfer School of Management, University of Ottawa
    Ottawa ON
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