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Africa Credit Information Sharing Conference

22 - 24 Mar 2023 Add To Calendar
Sarova Whitesands Beach Resort, Mombasa, KenyaGet Directions
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"Harnessing the power of alternative data"
The Credit Information Sharing Association of Kenya (CIS Kenya), in partnership with the International Committee on Credit Reporting, the International Finance Corporation (IFC), and FinRegLab, will host the 6th Africa CIS Conference themed, "Harnessing the Power of Alternative Data: Unlocking Africa's Credit Potential" on the 22nd- 24th March 2023 in Mombasa Kenya. Professionals in the financial services sector across Africa will review the state of the credit market and its potential, in line with CIS Kenya's mandate of fostering growth and best practices in credit markets


  • Open data and its implications on credit reporting
  • Embedded credit and its impact on credit reporting
  • Cashflow underwriting: experiences from the US market
  • Cross border Information sharing: developments, challenges, and opportunities


9:00 AM - 5:00 PM (Business)

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10 Exhibitors

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Banking & Finance


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Frequency Biennial

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Wed, 22 Mar 08:30 AM - 09:10 AM Opening Ceremony
Welcoming Remarks
Jared Getenga
Jared Getenga CEO, CIS Kenya
Dr. Habil Olaka
Dr. Habil Olaka Chief Executive Officer, Kenya Bankers Associ..
Wed, 22 Mar 09:30 AM - 10:00 AM Opening Ceremony
Keynote Address
Dr. Chris Kiptoo, CBS
Dr. Chris Kiptoo, CBS The Principal Secretary, National Treasury of..
Wed, 22 Mar 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM Break
Tea Break
Wed, 22 Mar 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM Keynote
General Principles of Credit Reporting: Refresher and emerging issues
Luz Maria Salamina
Luz Maria Salamina Lead Financial Sector Specialist, Internation..
Wed, 22 Mar 11:00 AM - 12:15 PM Session
Nexus between Credit Reporting and Access to finance
James Kashangaki,
James Kashangaki, Chief Programme Officer , FSD Kenya
Morris Maina
Morris Maina Chief Executive Officer, TransUnion Kenya
Wed, 22 Mar 12:15 PM - 01:15 PM Session
Leveraging on credit infrastructure to expand credit
Ronald Inyangala
Ronald Inyangala Senior Deputy Director, Financial and Sectora..
Ms Shighadi Mwakio,
Ms Shighadi Mwakio, Deputy Registrar MPSR
Wed, 22 Mar 01:15 PM - 02:00 PM Break
Lunch Break
Wed, 22 Mar 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM Session
Adoption and use of alternative data in creditworthiness
Chris Akolo
Chris Akolo Regional Business Development Director, Juicy..
Melissa Koide
Melissa Koide Chief Executive Officer, FinRegLab
Wed, 22 Mar 03:00 PM - 03:30 PM Break
Tea break
Wed, 22 Mar 03:30 PM - 04:30 PM Session
Lender-bureau collaboration for effective credit scoring (Panel)
Kamau Kunyiha
Kamau Kunyiha Regional Head East and Southern Africa at Cre..
Thu, 23 Mar 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM Session
Innovative developments in credit scoring
Kevin Mutiso
Kevin Mutiso Chairman, Digital Financial Services Associat..
André Marques
André Marques Chief Revenue Officer, FinBots AI
Thu, 23 Mar 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM Break
Tea Break
Thu, 23 Mar 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM Session
Explainability and Fairness of innovative credit underwriting tools: an experience from US Market
Natalia Bailey
Natalia Bailey Research Manager, FinReg Lab
Dr. Samuel Tiriongo
Dr. Samuel Tiriongo Director, Research and Policy Kenya Bankers A..
Thu, 23 Mar 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM Session
Innovative scoring in agriculture
Gideon Kipyakwai
Gideon Kipyakwai Chief Executive Officer, Metropol CRB
Jackson Echoka
Jackson Echoka Chief Risk and Compliance Officer Agricultura..
Thu, 23 Mar 12:30 PM - 01:15 PM Session
Suptech, regtech and consumer protection issues
Dr. Juliet Ongwae
Dr. Juliet Ongwae Digital Financial Services Specialist, Micros..
Anna Wallace
Anna Wallace Senior Program Officer for Regulatory and Con..
Thu, 23 Mar 01:00 PM - 02:00 PM Break
Lunch Break
Thu, 23 Mar 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM Session
Cross border information sharing: practices challenges, opportunities
Collen Masunda
Collen Masunda Financial Sector Specialist, IFC
Thu, 23 Mar 03:00 PM - 03:30 PM Break
Afternoon Tea Break
Thu, 23 Mar 03:30 PM - 04:15 PM Session
Sustainability in credit reporting: opportunities and challenges
Michael Malan
Michael Malan Regional Executive Africa, Experian
Fri, 24 Mar 08:30 AM - 10:00 AM Session
ICCR & Regional collaboration
Fri, 24 Mar 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM Break
Morning Tea Break
Fri, 24 Mar 11:30 AM - 12:45 PM Roundtable
Launch of the ‘’Kenya study on strengthening use of alternative data
Fri, 24 Mar 12:45 PM - 01:15 PM Closing Ceremony
Closing Remarks

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Delegates( Local)
50000 KESConference fee exclusive of accommodation
130000 KESConference fee inclusive of accommodation at Sarova Whitesands Hotel Mombasa, Kenya at the rate of Ksh 20,000 per night (Half board)
Delegates( International)
500 USDConference fee exclusive of travel and accommodation costs
1300 USDConference fee inclusive of Accommodation4 nights Half board at the Sarova Whitesands Hotel Mombasa.

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