Spanish Track Mini-Plenary Sessions

Please note that the papers of the Spanish Track Mini-Plenary Sessions are only available in Spanish.

 

Tuesday, November 15, 2011

9:00 – 10:30

Lessons Learned From Spanish Actions in Microfinance Abroad

Abstract Paper
Authors: José Moisés Martín Carretero, Head of Department of Multilateral Cooperation, AECID/FCM, Spain
Chair:

Armando Muriel, Managing Partner, NODUS Consultores, Spain

Panelists: Antonique Koning, Microfinance Specialist, Consultative Group to Assist the Poor (CGAP), France
  Giovanni di Placido, Director of Research & Analysis, Fundación Microfinanzas BBVA, Spain
  María Jesús Pérez, Director of the Department of Social Research and Innovation, CODESPA, Spain
  Francisco Aperador Garza, Migration Technical Team, CARITAS, Spain 
  Oscar Aguilar, Director of Cooperation, Action Aid Foundation, Bolivia
   
14:00 – 15:30

The Impact of Microfinance in Spain: Case Study and Recommendations for the Future

Abstract Paper
Authors: Maricruz Lacalle Calderón, Executive Director, Masters in Microfinance for Development Program, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, & Senior Advisor, Foro Nantik Lum de MicroFinanzas, Spain
  Silvia Rico Garrido, Deputy Director, Head of Research & Founder, Fundación Nantik Lum, Spain
Chair: Begoña Gutiérrez-Nieto Associate Professor, University of Zaragoza, Spain
Panelists:  Jean Claude Ferrera, Founder & Director, Asociación de Comunidades Autofinanciadas (ACAF), Spain
  Jaime Durán, Professor in the Microcredit for Development Master Program, Universidad Pontificia Comillas, Spain
  Maria Nowak, President,  L'Association pour le droit à l'initiative économique (ADIE), France
   
Wednesday, November 16, 2011
14:00 – 15:30

Microfinance for Social and Financial Inclusion: Models to Ensure That No One is excluded From Access to Opportunities.

Abstract Paper
Authors:
Nazrul I. Chowdhury, Advisor, Fundación Instituto de Crédito Oficial (ICO), Spain
  Carmen Pérez, Head of Social Economics & Microcredit, Fundación Cajasol, Spain
Chair: Carlos Álvarez, General Director, Fundación Instituto de Crédito Oficial (ICO), Spain
Panelists: Marcelo Abbad, General Director, Fundación Intervida, & Founder, MACS Consultoría Social, Spain
  Ana Gorestegui, Fundación Tomillo, Spain
  Fernando Vega Holm, Director of Social Investment and Foundations Relations, Banca Cívica, Spain
  Carlos Balado García, Director of Social Work and Institutional Relations, CECA, Spain
 
16:00 – 17:30

Instruments and Actors of Spanish Actions in Microfinance Abroad: How do They Complement Each Other?

Abstract Paper
Author: Koldo Unceta, Applied Economics Professor, Instituto de Estudios sobre Desarrollo y Cooperación, Spain
  Jorge Gutierrez, Professor, Instituto de Estudios sobre Desarrollo y Cooperación, Spain
Chair: Verónica López, Director, Fundación AFI, Spain
Panelists: José Moisés Martín Carretero, Head of Department of Multilateral Cooperation, AECID/FONPRODE, Spain
  Antonio Vereda del Abril, President, Fundación Iberoamericana para el Desarrollo (FIDE), Spain
  Rosa María Brugés Bueno, Deputy Director of Cooperation, FUNDESO, Spain
  José María Matellán Pérez, Director of Quality and Systems, HABITÁFRICA, Spain
  Agustín Vitórica, Co-Founder and CEO, Ambers & Co, Spain