11 April 2012

Princess Maxima today opens the first research conference on micro-insurance

Arrival: 12:45 hours Waaier building. The public is welcome to attend. A livestream is available to follow the speech.

The University of Twente (UT) is delighted to receive Her Royal Highness Princess Máxima of the Netherlands on Wednesday April 11, 2012. The Princess will arrive at the O&O Square of the UT campus (the outdoor area in front of the Waaier building) at 12:45 pm, and the audience is welcome to greet her.

The opening key-note speech by the Princess along with those of the other speakers can be followed via a live stream:

13.05 - 13.20 Opening keynote: HRH Princess Máxima of The Netherlands
13.20 - 13.35 Plenary keynote: Craig Churchill, Team Leader of ILO's Microinsurance Innovation Facility, Chair of the Microinsurance Network
13.35 - 13.50 Plenary keynote: Xavier Gine, Senior Economist, World Bank

The conference is organized by the Institute for Innovation and Governance Studies, a research institute of the University of Twente, in cooperation with the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs as well as various international (research) institutes in the field of microfinance.