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The SEEP Network 
Annual Conference

October 1-3, 2018

Member Day: September 22, 2014

Open to all members.

8:00 am - 9:15 am

Breakfast and Registration

9:30  – 11:30 am

Annual General Meeting

  • Board of Director Elections
  • Member Initiatives
  • Welcome New Members
  • Member Awards

11:30 - 1:00 pm

Lunch and Showcase of Working Group and Member Initiatives

1:00  – 5:00 pm

Concurrent Meetings: Working Group and Member Initiatives

You can sign up to attend a working group meeting when you register for the conference. 
Member Day is free for all SEEP members.

**Members can attend more than one meeting 


Working Group and Member Initiatives

Purpose Statement

Youth and Financial Services Working Group (YaFs)

1:00 - 3:30 pm 

Meeting Agenda

The Youth and Financial Services (YaFS) Working Group brings together practitioners and other key stakeholder who are working to increase economic opportunities for youth and their access and utilization of appropriate financial services. The working group provides a space to exchange experiences and create opportunities for collaborative learning to improve and enhance the effectiveness of their programs and services.

MaFI (The Market Facilitation Initiative)

1:00 -5:00 pm

Meeting Agenda

The Market Facilitation Initiative (MaFI) focuses on the question of “how to become effective facilitators of inclusive market development initiatives.” In other words, the group’s focus is on how to create appropriate conditions -at the lowest costs and effort—for public and private market actors to make their systems work better to reduce poverty on a larger scale and more sustainably. 

Savings-Led Financial Services Working Group (SLWG)

1:00 - 5:00 pm

Meeting Agenda

The Savings Led Financial Services Working Group (SLWG) brings together practitioners that support the development and expansion of Savings Groups as a mechanism to promote financial inclusion and other development objectives. Established in 2007, SEEP's SLWG was at the frontier of this new movement and helped set the stage for broad based industry coordination, the establishment of common definitions and methodologitcal improvements. 

Children, Youth, and Economic Strengthening Network (CYES)

 3:30 - 5:30 pm

Meeting Agenda

The CYES Network and Learning Platform was established to build a network of professionals dedicated to improving the lives of children through effective economic strengthening programming. The CYES Network and the Learning Platform aim to showcase innovations and learning, foster the creation of partnerships, and link CYES initiatives together to enhance the impact of investments made in promoting economic well being of vulnerable youth.

Health and Market Development (HAMED) Working Group

4:30 - 6:00 pm

Meeting Agenda

The Health and Market Development Working Group (HAMED) was formed to address the challenge of health access among vulnerable populations, including HIV and AIDS-affected communities. This group links microenterprise development practitioners, public health professionals, and policymakers to create strategies that will integrate programs for microenterprise development and economic strengthening.

Women's Economic Empowerment Introductory Meeting

1:30 - 3:30

Meeting Agenda

The SEEP Network has received interest from a number of members regarding the advancement of knowledge and practice around women’s economic empowerment. Based on the response to the survey done in June 2014, it appears that this is a topic that is of interest and a priority for a number of SEEP members. This meeting is an opportunity to  to explore the potential for establishing a women’s economic empowerment working group to collaborate, share knowledge and co-create research and tools to support good practice.



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