Programme subject to change.  This year, participants will be able to manage their agenda via our dedicated Conference App SwapCard - stay tuned for more information!
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Conference Day - Thursday 6th June

From 8:00
REGISTRATION Atrium
9:00
Doors open Grand Hall
09:15 – 10:00 Welcoming Address
- Andreas Treichl, CEO of Erste Group Bank
Grand Hall
10:00 – 11:00 Opening Keynote Speech
Christian Gansch: From Solo to Symphony
Grand Hall
11:00 – 11:30 COFFEE AND NETWORKING Atrium
11:30 – 13:00 Atrium
Speed Networking
Meet your Social Investors and EU Policy Makers 
Grand Hall
World Café  (EN & ROM)
Connecting for the Future
FLiP
Guided Tour through FLiP, The Erste Financial Life Park
11:30 – 13:30 1.2&1.3
Cooperation Rooms
Cooperating with #PolicyMakers #NewMarketPlayers #Peers
Soft Skills Workshops

1.1 
Workshop 1
Leadership in Networks: System Thinking, Strategic Thinking, Stakeholder Facilitation

S Akademie - room Prinz Eugen Workshop 2
Design Thinking

13:00 – 14:30 LUNCH BREAK AND NETWORKING Atrium
14:30 – 15:30 Keynote Speech by Ali Mahlodji
Co-Founder, Chief Visionary & Chief Storyteller of Whatchado
European Youth Ambassador & EU Ambassador for the New Narrative
Grand Hall
15:30 – 17:00 1.7
Discussion with Royston - Your Vision of the Microfinance Industry
1.2&1.3
World Café (repeated session) 
Connecting for the Future
15:30 – 17:30 FLiP
Cooperation Rooms (repeated session)
Cooperating with #PolicyMakers #NewMarketPlayers #Peers
Soft Skills Workshops (repeated sessions)

1.5
Workshop 1
Leadership in Networks: System Thinking, Strategic Thinking, Stakeholder Facilitation

S Akademie - room Prinz Eugen Workshop 2
Design Thinking

15:30 – 17:00 Financial and Social Performance of MFIs: Code indicators vs specific performance indicators (Romanian only)
Grand Hall
17:00 – 17:30 COFFEE AND NETWORKING Atrium
17:30 – 18:00 Final Insights
- Ann Branch, Head of Unit, DG EMPL - European Commission
Closing Remarks
- Elwin Groenevelt - EMN President
- Lucija Popovska - MFC Chairwoman
- Royston Braganza - CEO, Grameen Capital India
Grand Hall
18:00 – 20:00 BREAK  
20:00 – 23:30 SOCIAL EVENT AT PALAIS FERSTEL

The historical building, once a bank and stock exchange, will welcome guests with its unique Venetian architecture in the heart of Vienna

First bus leaves Erste Campus main entrance at 20:00

Palais Ferstel
Freyung 2, 1010