Fundamo of South Africa, Uniswitch of Zimbabwe and the Finmark trust are some of the organisations that will take part in the forthcoming, first ever mobile banking conference in Zambia.
According to a press release issued to the Watchdog, other speakers at the conference will represent Celpay International BV, Zain, MTN Zambia, Net One, The Communications Authority of Zambia, The Bank of Zambia, Multichoice, Stanbic Bank (Zambia), Mobile Transactions Zambia Ltd and many others.
The two-day conference will be held in Lusaka from the 16th to 17th September, during which mobile technology and banking industry leaders from across the SADC region will unite to pave the way for the future of mobile payments.
“The conference will provide a wonderful new opportunity for industry players to learn and debate a wide spectrum of issues including regulatory, technological and supply issues. With the continuing boom in the cellphone market, the SADC region needs to prepare ourselves for the next wave of opportunities,” says Celpay International BV Chief Executive Office Lazarus Muchenje.
Celpay will host the conference that has been fully endorsed by the Zambian government,. It will highlight new technologies, strategies and approaches to mobile banking.
The participating countries include Tanzania, South Africa, DRC, Zimbabwe and Zambia and Namibia.
According to the press release, application forms for the conference can be downloaded here: www.zm.celpay.com