Conference Programme

 

Day 1 – 17 October 2017

7:30 – 9:00 Arrival & Registration
9:00 – 11:00 Opening Ceremony
Welcome, Mr. Mathias Katamba, Managing Director Housing Finance Bank
Welcome, Mr. Oscar Mgaya, Chairman, African Union for Housing Finance
Remarks, Mr. Richard Byarugaba, Managing Director, NSSF
Remarks, Parity Twinomujuni, Chief Executive Officer, NHCC
Remarks, Mr. David G. Opiokello, Board Chairman, Housing Finance BankRemarks, Minister of State for Urban Development
Remarks, Minister of State for Lands
Remarks, Minister of State for Housing
Remarks, Minister of State for Planning
Remarks from the Minister of Lands, Housing and Urban Development
Remarks from the Minister of Finance, Planning and Economic Development

Guest of Honor – Key Note Address and Tour of Exhibitors 
His Excellency the President of Uganda

11:00 – 11:15 Media interlude / Tea
  Moderator: Mr. Paul Busharizi – Business Journalist, The New Vision, Uganda
11:15 – 1:00 Session 1: Engaging housing value chains for growth: key issues in Africa
11:15 – 12:00 Industry Keynote Session: Engaging housing value chains for growth in Africa
TBC
12:00 – 1:00 Panel Discussion: What will it take to engage our housing value chains in Africa? 

  • Mr. Mathias Katamba – Managing Director, Housing Finance Bank Uganda
  • Ambassador Agnes Kalibala – Director Housing, Ministry of Lands, Housing and Urban Development, Uganda
  • Richard Byarugaba – Managing Director, National Social Security Fund Uganda
1:00 – 2:00 Lunch
2:00 – 5:30 Session 2: Land, infrastructure and construction at scale
2:00 – 2:30 Land Tenure and Housing Finance in Uganda
Mr Francis Gimara, President, Uganda Law Society
2:30 – 3:00 Project preparation in large scale developments across Africa
Mr Femi Adewole, Acting MD, Shelter Afrique
3:00 – 3:30 Tea
3:30 – 4:15 Impact of housing on the economy: evidence from Tanzania, South Africa, Uganda, Nigeria
Mr David Gardner, Consultant
4:15 – 5:30 Building to scale: challenges and innovation across Africa

Session Chair: Dr William Kalema, UMCIS consulting and BDO East Africa

  • Botswana: Mr Reginald Motswaiso, CEO Botswana Housing Corporation
  • Tanzania: Mr Nehemiah Mchechu, CEO National Housing Corporation Tanzania
  • Uganda: Mr Parity Twinomujuni, CEO National Housing & Construction Company Uganda
5:30 – 7:00 Refreshments at Exhibition & Networking Session

 

Day 2 – 18 October 2017

7:30 – 8:00 Arrival
8:00 – 11:30 Session 3: Private and public investment in affordable housing
8:00 – 8:30 Landscape of housing investment in Eastern and Central Africa
Mr Duncan Kayiira, Consultant
8:30 – 9:15 Panel Discussion: Promoting sustainable investment into affordable housing
Moderator: Duncan Kayiira, Consultant

  • Mr Geoffrey Wahome, Lions Head Global Partners
  • Ms Debra Erb, OPIC
  • Mr Keith Kalyegira, CEO Capital Markets Authority Uganda
9:15 – 10:15 Panel Discussion: Taxation and the Housing Value Chain in Uganda

Panel chair: Mr Patrick Ayota, CFO, National Social Security Fund Uganda•

  • Mr James Mutero, International consultant
  • Mr Francis Kamulegeya, Country Partner, PWC Uganda
  • Mr Moses Kaggwa, Commissioner Tax Policy, Ministry of Finance, Planning & Economic Development
10:15 – 10:45 Tea
10:45 – 11:30 Panel discussion: Mortgage liquidity facilities approaching the capital markets

Panel chair: Mr Habib Hann, IFC

  • Prof Charles Inyangete, CEO Nigeria Mortgage Refinance Company
  • Oscar Mgaya, CEO TMRC
11:30 – 1:00 Session 4: Innovation Elevator Pitch
11:30 – 1:00 Flash presentations by innovative projects targeting housing value chain interventions

  1. Seso: Blockchain Technology for Land Transactions
  2. iBuild Global Inc.: Construction Support
  3. Millard Fuller Foundation: a public private partnership towards affordable housing
  4. Nigeria Mortgage Refinance Company: housing market information portal & mortgage management system
  5. Intuthuko Equity Fund: financing property entrepreneurs with mortgage finance
  6. Materia – Apis Partners: affordable housing equity fund
1:00 – 2:00 Lunch
2:00 – 2:30 Mainstreaming incremental housing: the case of Zambian Home Loans

Mr Twaambo Hamsute, MD Zambian Home Loans

2:30 – 3:00 Housing Investment Chronicles: Financing housing step by step in Mozambique
Mr Moisés Inguane, Chief Operations Office FSD Mozambique
3:00 – 3:30 What do we need to be able to lend, today, to the breadth of the affordable market?

Mr Michael Mugabi, Executive Director, Housing Finance Bank Uganda

3:30 – 4:00 Tea
4:00 – 5:00 Panel discussion: Financing incremental housing approaches at scale

  • Mr Brent Potts, National Director, Habitat for Humanity Uganda
  • Prof Banji Oyelaran Oyeyinka, Director Regional Office of Africa, UN Habitat
5:00 – 5:30 Breaking cultural barriers: dealing with myths and mindsets about credit

Mr Peter Kimbowa, Managing Partner, International Financial Empowerment Consultants

5:30 – 6:00 Closure & vote of thanks
7:00 – 9:00 Gala Dinner in Katonga Hall – by invitation only

 

Day 3 – 19 October 2017

7:30 – 8:30 Arrival
8:30 – 12:00 AUHF 33rd Annual General Meeting in Achwa Room Housing Microfinance Academy in Addis Room
8:30 – 11:30 AUHF AGM: AUHF members Only Hosted by Habitat for Humanity’s Terwilliger Center for Innovation in Shelter

Housing Microfinance Workshop_Invitation

11:30 – 1:00 AUHF Board: AUHF Board members only
1:00 – 2:00 Lunch
2:00 – 5:00 Site Visit: NHCC & Venus Enclave