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Mobile money is an emerging area of research, AMMREC expects to build a Conference Community that will ensure an exciting and high quality networking environment, providing an opportunity for scholars and practitioners to share knowledge and experience with potential research or practitioner partners. By mobile money weinclude mobile money transfer, mobile banking, agency banking, other financial services through a mobile platform.
 

AMMREC mobile money conference organizing committee invites unpublished, original contributions describing ongoing or completed work, originating from academia, government, private sector and development partners.
 
The conference will focus on mobile money academic research from across the globe with significance emphasis to developing markets.

There are four tracks, with each track having key topics of interest as outlined below.
 
Track 1: Policy and regulation on mobile money transactions
 
The main topics of interest for this track include but will not be limited to the following:
·         Government policy on mobile money transfer
·         Mobile money transfer regulation
·         International benchmarks on mobile money regulation
·         Financial inclusion issues
·         Policy issues on agency banking and mobile money
·         Emerging issues, e.g. credit referencing

 
Track 2: Implementation of mobile money solutions
 
The main topics of interest for this track include but will not be limited to the following:
·         Product design and related business models
·         Mobile money product roll-out challenges and lessons learnt
·         Scalability and sustainability of mobile money products
·         Agent network design, development and support

 
Track 3: Research
 
The main topics of interest for this track include but will not be limited to the following:
·         Theoretical frameworks for studying mobile money
·         Security in mobile money transactions
·         Adoption of mobile money products
·         User perceptions of mobile money products
·         Impacts of mobile money on poverty, business transformation, economy, etc.

 
Track 4: Innovative applications development
 
The main topics of interest for this track include but will not be limited to the following:
·         Mobile money applications development frameworks
·         Design and development
·         Service sophistication
·         Incubation of MM products