Workshop on micro pensions by P&D Network at Micro Financial Services World
20-Oct-2010 Mrs. Caroline van Dullemen, director of WorldGranny, and Mr. Henk Hermsen, head of investment strategy at SPF Beheer (the Netherlands), are invited to speak at the Innovations in Microfinance Conference, which takes place between 25 - 28 October in Washington DC.
The conference focuses on analysing new investment opportunities, innovative products, new delivery channels & emerging regions. As part of the pre-conference workshops, Mrs. Van Dullemen and Mr. Hermsen will elaborate on how micro pensions can be included as a viable product within the micro finance portfolio.The emphasis of the workshop is to provide knowledge on the implementation of a sustainable and scalable solution to mitigate the longevity risk of the poor and what the contribution of micro pensions could be in serving social security (the full conference programme can be found below).
During the conference itself, Mrs. Van Dullemen will also make a contribution in a session on new products. In this session, micro mortgages, micro savings and micro insurance will be the subject of discussion.