Tentative Conference Agenda

DAY 1
8:00am - 9:00am Registration/ Networking Break
9:00am - 10:45am OPENING
Recitation from Holy Quran
Opening Remarks
Welcome Note
Setting the Stage
Visionary Address
Keynote Address
Address by Chief Guest
10:45am - 11:15am Networking Coffee Break
11:15am - 12:30pm Implementing Industry Vision
  • Progress and Gaps from WIFF 2016
  • "Will" to Shift to an Islamic Economic System
  • Challenges Ahead
Session Chair
11:15am - 1:15pm Parallel Session
  • Presentation of Papers
  • Policy Dialogue on Takaful
  • Moderator
12:30pm - 2:00pm Presentation of Research Papers/Case Studies
Session Chair
2:00pm - 3:00pm Lunch & Prayer Break
3:00pm - 4:15pm Roadmap for the Fintech Ecosystem
  • Is Fintech Gaining Traction in Islamic Finance Industry?
  • Potential Models for Fintech and Incumbent Interaction
  • Role of the Regulator
Session Chair
4:15pm - 4:30pm Networking Coffee Break
4:30pm - 6:00pm Presentation of Research Papers/Case Studies
Session Chair
6:00pm - 6:10pm Wrap-up Session -Summarizing Key Takeaway Points and Highlights of Day 1 - WIFF 2018
DAY 2
9:00am - 9:35am OPENING
Recitation from Holy Quran
Keynote Address
9:35am - 10:50am Building the Big Brand Proposition
  • Creative Disruption Through Product Innovation
  • Target 87% Non-Muslim Population Across the Globe
  • Creating 1 Million Jobs Over Next 12 Months
Session Chair
10:50am - 11:15am Networking Coffee Break
11:00am - 1:00pm Parallel Session
  • Presentation of Papers
  • Policy Dialogue on Islamic Capital Markets
  • Moderator
11:15am - 1:00pm Presentation of Papers
Session Chair
1:00pm - 2:00pm Lunch & Prayer Break
2:00pm - 3:15pm Completing the Financial Circle
  • Focus on SME & Agri Sectors
  • Financial Inclusion and Shared Prosperity
  • Do IFIs consider SDGs in Strategic Planning?
  • Regulatory Push
Session Chair
3:15pm - 4:45pm Presentation of Papers
Session Chair
4:45pm - 5:00pm Coffee Break
5:00pm - 5:45pm Concluding Power Session with Islamic Finance Visionaries
Moderator
5:45pm - 6:00pm Closing Note
6:00pm - 6:15pm Wrap-up Session - Summarizing Key Takeaway Points of WIFF 2018
Prize Distribution Ceremony