Topics to be discussed

The conference will discuss how best to attract investment, opportunities, collaboration, and partnerships for sustainable and inclusive growth in the financial services sector. The sessions will be delivered via panel discussions in the main plenary, as well as in break out sessions.


* Scaling up in Uganda
* Investing in Uganda - "the Good, the Bad, the Ugly"
* Raising Capital for business growth and expansion.
* Launch of the FITSPA deal book and a feasibility study on Fintech Investment Potential.


* Fire side chat: The future of regulation and life after licensing - "the Good, the Sweat and the Pain"

Digital Finance

* Is the cost of transactions equitable or fair for the last mile user of Digital Financial Services across payment platforms?
* Will enhancing interoperability with the initiation of the National Switch address the issue of cost of transactions across payment platforms?
* How do we protect digital investments beyond cryptocurrencies and NFTs?
* What trends are shaping the fast changing digital MSME credit industry and overall finance sector?

Green Finance

* What role does the fintech industry play in promoting environmentally friendly solutions?

Sector Forums

* Sector Forums will address the specific issues within the telecom and insurance sectors.

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FITSPA Annual conference Program for 12th October 2022 | Sheraton Kampala Hotel

  • 1st Day
    12 Oct 2022
  • 2nd Day
    13 Oct 2022

12 October 2022

8:00 - 8:30am

Arrival and registration

12 October 2022

8:30 - 8:45am

Opening remarks

Josephine Olok
FITSPA Chairperson

12 October 2022

8:45 - 9:00am

Remarks from government department


12 October 2022

9:05 - 9:30am

Key-Note: Investments and Partnerships; How to thrive in Uganda's fintech eco-system

Francis Nasyomba

12 October 2022

9:45 - 11:30am

Investment Masterclass; Raising capital for expansion


12 October 2022

11:30 - 12:00pm

Tea Break

12 October 2022

12:00 - 1:00pm

Launch of Deal Book and Feasibility Study

abi Finance

12 October 2022

1:00 - 2:00pm

Lunch Break

12 October 2022

2:15 - 4:00pm

FITSPA Women in Fintech Session

12 October 2022

4:15 -

Closing remarks for day one

13 October 2022

7:30 - 8:00am

Arrival and registration

13 October 2022

8:10 - 8:15am

Moderator opens session

13 October 2022

8:20 - 8:25am

National Anthem

13 October 2022

8:30 - 8:45am

Opening remarks

Josephine Olok
FITSPA Chairperson

13 October 2022

8:50 - 9:10am

Remarks from Representative


13 October 2022

9:20 - 9:40am

Key-Note Address: Investments and Partnerships; How to thrive in the fintech eco-system

Jack Ngare
Technical Director Google Cloud

13 October 2022

11:00 - 11:30am

Tea Break

13 October 2022

12:30 - 1:30pm

Lunch hour

13 October 2022


Closing remarks

Josephine Olok
FITSPA Chairperson

13 October 2022


Closing remarks

Bank of Uganda

Our Keynote Speakers for the event

Josephine Olok

FITSPA Chairperson

Jack Ngare

Technical Director, Google Cloud

Robert Mukiza

Director General at Uganda Investment Authority

Stephen Asiimwe

Executive Director at PSFU

Mona Muguma Ssebuliba

Chief Executive Officer, aBi Finance

Sanjay Rughani

CEO Standard Chartered Bank Uganda

Francis Nasyomba

President, CFA Society. Principal, Raisin Capital & Investments

Joseph Lubwama

Director of Programs at FSD Uganda

Sandra Hua YAO

Senior Vice President(SVP) Africa Thunes

Moses Rutahigwa

Head of Consumer, Private and Business Banking at Standard Chartered.

Sophie Nyombi

Senior Associate at Bowmans

Patience Ankunda

Co-founder - Culipa

Hillary Modi

Roke Telecom

Doreen Lukandwa

VP Global Enterprise at MFS Africa

Noah Owomugisha

Head Investments BDS & Green Growth, aBi

Renita Namasubi

Lead, Digital Economy at Mastercard Foundation

Japhet Aritho

Managing Director Airtel Mobile Commerce Uganda Limited

Andrew Kawere

Deputy Director, National Payment Systems at BOU

Emmanuel Mugabi

Governance & Cybersecurity Expert at NITA U

Kenneth Kwesiga

CEO at iOTEC Ltd

Shamirah Kimbugwe

Managing Director of Pivot Payments Limited

Joel Muhumuza

Chief Executive, Flyhub

Allan Rwakatungu

CEO at Xente

Richard Yego

Managing Director & CEO at MTN Mobile Money Uganda Ltd

Ron Kawamara

CEO Jumia

Michael Bamwesigye

Head of Information Technology & Security at UCC

Elizabeth Atukunda

Head of Compliance and Risk at Yo Uganda

Umar Sebyala

Lead at Celo foundation