Summit and Awards

#DFISummit #DIAA2018 #IncludeEveryone

An economy that includes everyone, benefits everyone!



“A recent study in Uganda by Digital Impact Awards Africa 21 revealed that over a three-month period, each of the five million regular users of mobile financial services saved at least 12 productive hours that would otherwise have been spent travelling to a financial institution and dealing with traditional transaction and payment methods” Find out more





Summit Topics

OTT, Mobile Money Taxes: Is Government Nurturing or Crippling Digital and Financial Inclusion?

OTT, Mobile Money Taxes

  1. Is Government Nurturing or Crippling Digital and Financial Inclusion with OTT, Mobile Money Taxes?
  2. Are there better ways to implement OTT, Mobile Money Taxes?
  3. Financial Services for the Poor: Is OTT, Mobile Money Taxes exposing stakeholders double standards?


  1. SIM Registration Impact on Adoption of Fintech, Regtech, for Sustainable Digital Driven Financial Inclusion
  2. Current state of E-Government adoption of Regtech

Digital for Africa Continental Free Trade Area (CFTA)

  1. How will Digital drive Africa Continental Free Trade Area (CFTA)?
  2. Will Digital Currency be the single African currency that will drive Continental Free Trade Area (CFTA)?

National Financial Inclusion Strategies (NFIS)

  1. Develop the credit infrastructure; What models will deliver better micro lending products?
  2. Build the digital infrastructure; What digital infrastructure will drive interoperability?

  1. How can stakeholders boost interoperability?
  2. Interoperability between mobile money and banks, or among mobile money providers
  3. Merchant payments, online and offline, including delegated authentication of transactions
  4. Bill payments and instant notification of payment
  5. The continental payment switch, what has to be done?
  6. International transfers    
Agency Banking

  1. Industry Status: What are the early gains?
  2. What are the lessons learn from teething challenges and what should we improved?
  3. What digital infrastructure will drive more efficient agency banking?

Digital Currency and Blockchain technologies

  1. What is legal and illegal in the in Digital Currency Era?
  2. How ready are we for Blockchain Technologies?
  3. Where do we see most value in Blockchain Technologies for Africa?

Key Remarks - Awards

Summit Guests


Invited Public Sector Guests

Invited Private Sector Guests

  • Head of State
  • Ministers, Permanent Secretaries,  Parastatal CEOs/MDs
  • Members of Parliament
  • Development Partners
  • CEOs/MDs
  • Corporate C-Level Executives (e.g CMOs, CIOs, COO, CFO)
  • Professionals from several Economic Sectors


 Financial Inclusion and Digital Inclusion Players

Financial Services Providers Telecoms, ICT and Media Digital and Financial Tools Adapters Government Agencies
  1. Banking Solutions Suppliers
  2. E-commerce and  E-Services solutions
  3. Financial Consultants
  4. Insurance
  5. Lenders
  6. Mortgages
  7. Payment solutions
  8. Remittances
  9. Social Security Fund
  10. Retail Bankers
  11. SME and Cooperate Bankers
  1. Computers Sellers
  2. Digital Consultants
  3. Telecom Equipment Providers
  4. Mobile Devices Providers
  5. Pay TV Providers
  6. Information Security Consultants
  7. Technology Consultants
  8. Technology Companies
  9. Telecoms
  1. Agriculture
  2. Education
  3. Energy
  4. Foods and Beverage
  5. HealthCare
  6. Hospitality
  7. Manufacturing
  8. Real Estate
  9. Retail and Distribution
  10. Tourism
  11. Travel
  12. Utilities: Water, Energy
  13. Other Sectors
  1. Banking Regulators
  2. E-Government and E-Services
  3. IT and Telecom Regulators
  4. Social Security Fund
  5. Utilities: Water, Energy

Invited Public Sector Executives

Prof. Emmanuel Tumusiime-Mutebile

Governor, Bank of Uganda

Dr. Louis A. Kasekende

Deputy Governor, Bank of Uganda

Hon. Frank Tumwebaze

Minister for ICT and Communications

Hon. Matia Kasaijja

Minister of Finance, Planning and Economic Development

Hon.Amelia Kyambadde

Minister for Trade and Industry 

Prof. Maggie Kigozi

President; Business and Professional Women(BPW) 

Hon. David Karubanga

Minister of State for Public Service, #DiFiExpo #DIAA Project Patron

Mr. Richard Mayebo

Executive Director Information Technology, Bank of Uganda


Mr. Bagiire Vincent Waiswa

Permanent Secretary, Ministry of ICT and National Guidance

Mr Godfrey Mutabazi

Executive Director of Uganda Communications Commission (UCC)

Mr.James Saaka

Executive Director, NITA-U.

Mr. Torach Julius

Commissioner IT, Ministry of ICT.

FinTech | RegTech | Financial Inclusion!