The 5th Roundtable will be held at the Coyaba by lpd48805

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									                                                                                              15th May 2006
                                                              7:00 PM    Formal opening and reception

                                                                                              16th May 2006

                                                              7:30 AM                        REGISTRATION



                                                                                      CHAIR: Gerard Pemberton                                           PRESENTER


                                                              8:30 AM    Introduction of participants and Opening remarks

                                                              8:45 AM    Current developments in microfinance - a global perspective              Panel of specialists
                                                                                                                                                     (see pg 4)

                                                              9:30 AM    Leadership and Strategy in building a successful MFI – the realities           Pilar Ramirez
                                                              10:00 AM   Questions and Discussions                                                      Roundtable

                                                              10:30 AM                       COFFEE BREAK


The 5th Roundtable will be held at the Coyaba Beach Resort,                           CHAIR: Maria Bethelmy
           Grenada on May 15th to 17th 2006.
                                                              11:00 AM   Current developments in microfinance                                           Caribbean MFI
                                                                         - A Caribbean perspective on performance


                                                              12:00 PM   Institutional Performance and Issues

                                                                         (FND-SKN, NDFs - Dominica, St. Lucia, Grenada, YBT)


                                                              12:30 PM                         LUNCH

                                                                                      CHAIR: Debra Williams

                                                              1:45 PM     Needs Assessment – What do Caribbean MFI’s need to be viable                     Roundtable
                                                              2:45 PM     Building careers in Microfinance - Recruiting, Training and Retaining Staff    Pilar Ramirez

                                                              3:15 PM     Funding strategies and requisites for success                                 Deborah Drake

                                                              3:45 PM     Questions and Discussions                                                       Roundtable

                                                              4:30 PM     End of first day
                                                                                                  Day 1
                                 17th May 2006
                                                                                                  Current developments in microfinance - a global perspective
                               CHAIR: Frank Whylie                            PRESENTER
                                                                                                  Deborah Drake, Vice-President, Financial Management, ACCION
                                                                                                  Perrine Pouget, Multi-donor Rating Fund
8:30 AM    Summary of Needs Assessment and Action Plans                    Select Committee
                                                                                                  Marguerite Berger (IADB)
                                                                               (see pg 4)
                                                                                                  Day 2
9:15 AM    Comments and advice from international Microfinance specialists Panel of specialists
                                                                                                  Current developments in microfinance - a Caribbean perspective on performance
                                                                              (see pg 4)
                                                                                                  Frank Whylie (JN Small Business)
10.15 AM                        COFFEE BREAK                                                      Debra Williams (MEFL)
                                                                                                  Errol Chapman (IPED)
                                                                                                  Gregory Spicer (MICROFIN)
                         CHAIR: Stephanie Missick-Jones
                                                                                                  Comments and advice from international microfinance specialists
10:45 AM   MIF Microfinance Network                      Guillermo Monje & Jorge de Vicente
                                                                                                  Pilar Ramirez
11:20 AM   Caribbean Microfinance Network                                     Gregory Spicer
                                                                                                  Guillermo Monje (FIE, Bolivia)
                                                                                                  Deborah Drake (ACCION)
11:40 AM   Questions and Discussions                                             Roundtable
                                                                                                  Jorge de Vicente
                                                                                                  Marguerite Berger (IADB)

12:30 PM                              LUNCH
                                                                                                  Select Committee
                            CHAIR: Perrine Pouget
                                                                                                  Maria Bethelmy
1:45 PM    Introduction to the Rating Fund and ratings                                            James Webbe
                                                                                                  Errol Chapman
2:05 PM    Institutional experience with ratings                   FIE, Microfin and ADOPEM       Marcia Brandon
           – FIE, MICROFIN and ADOPEM                                                             Julian Henry

2:50 PM    Presentations on ratings                                                  ACCION


                          CHAIR: Gerard Pemberton

3:30 PM    General Roundtable discussion

4:15 PM    Closing remarks around the Roundtable

4:30 PM    END OF THE ROUNDTABLE
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