13th INTERNATIONAL SHARIAH SCHOLARS FORUM (ISSF 2018)

Oct 1-2, 2018 | Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

The International Shariah Research Academy for Islamic Finance (ISRA) in partnership with the Islamic Research and Training Institute (IRTI), an entity in the Islamic Development Bank Group, is organising the 13th International Shariah Scholars Forum (2018) on 1-2 October 2018. The theme of ISSF2018 is Islamic Social Finance: Realities and Prospects.

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FIRST DAY

October 1th, 2018

8:00 am
REGISTRATION
9:30 am
Welcoming remaRks

Prof. Dr. Mohamad Akram Laldin

Executive Director, ISRA

9:40 am

 

 

  
KEYNOTE ADDRESS

 

 

 

OPENING SPEECH

Valued-based intermediation from Maqasid perspective

Sheikh Ebrahim Khalifah
Chairman, AAOIFI Board of Trustee

 

Value-based intermediation: prospects and challenges

Yang Berhormat Dr. Maszlee Malik, Minister of Education, Malaysia

10:20 am
SpECIAL PRESENTATION BY ISRA

ISRA Ten Years Anniversary Launching of Islamic Economic Textbook and I-FIKR

10:30 Am
Refreshment and NetworkinG
10:45 Am
SeSSION 1 (ARABIC)

Maqasid framework for socially responsible financing and value-based intermediation

Presenters:

  • Prof. Dr. Younes Soualihi
    Senior Researcher cum Head Islamic Banking Unit, Research Development and Innovation (RDI), ISRA
  • Sheikh Dr. Muhammad Qirat
    Shariah Scholar, University of Al Quaraouiyine, Morocco

Discussant:

  • Sheikh Dr. Asseddine Benzeghiba
    Director, Research and Publication, Jumah Majid Centre for Civilisation and Heritage, Dubai

Moderator:

  • Assoc. Prof. Dr. Said Bouheraoua
    Director, RDI, ISRA
11:45 AM
SESSION 2 (ENGLISH)

Valued-based intermediation: scope and means to actualize it in Islamic finance

Presenters:

  • Dr. Marjan Muhammad
    Head of Quality Assurance, ISRA
  • Ustaz Ashraf Goma Ali
    Director cum Regional Head, Shariah and Governance, CIMB Islamic Berhad

Discussant:

  • Mr Razi Shafeek Fakih
    ISRA Research Fellow
  • Dr. Zaharuddin Abd Rahman
    ISRA Research Fellow

Moderator:

  • Dr. Noor Suhaida Kasri
    Researcher cum Head of Islamic Capital Market Unit, ISRA
12:45 Pm
LUNCH aND DHUHR Prayer
2:00 Pm
VIDEO PRESENTATION

By ISRA & Deloitte on Sukuk Report

2:10 PM
SESSION 3 (ARABIC)

Appraisal of Islamic social financing projects in light of environmental, social and governance (ESG) and Socially Responsible Investment (SRI) framework

Presenters:

  • Dr. Kinan Salim
    Research Fellow, International Centre for Education in Islamic Finance (INCEIF)

Discussant:

  • Dr. Mustafa Omar Muhamad
    Assoc. Prof of Islamic Economic, IIUM

Moderator:

  • Dr. Fares Djafri
    Researcher, ISRA
3:10 PM
SESSION 4 (ENGLISH)

Enhancement of Islamic social financing products: Realities and innovation challenges

Presenters:

  • Dr. Muhammad Imran Ashraf Usmani
    Shari'ah Advisor, Meezan Bank, Pakistan
  • Dr. Farrukh Habeeb & Dr. Moutaz Abojeib
    Researchers, ISRA

Discussants:

  • Assoc. Prof. Dr. Aznan Hasan
    President, Association of Shari’ah Advisors (ASAS)
  • Sheikh Dr. Osaid Adeb al-Kailani
    Head, Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank Shariah Department and Member of Central Bank of UAE and IILM Shariah Committee

Moderator:

  • Dr. Muhammad Syahmi Mohd Karim
    Senior Consultant, ICSB-ISRA
4:10 PM
SESSION 5 (ARABIC)

Legal and regulatory framework for Islamic social finance: issues and solutions

Presenters:

  • Assoc. Prof. Dr. Abdulrazzaq A. Alaro
    Professor of Islamic law, University of Ilorin, Nigeria
  • Sheikh Dr. Gulam Misbahi Muqaddam and Mr. Majid Pireh
    Securities and Exchange Organization of Iran (SEO)

Discussant:

  • Prof. Dr. Engku Rabiah Adawiyyah Engku Ali
    IIUM Institute of Islamic Banking and Finance (IIiBF)
  • Dr. Umar Oseni
    Acting CEO of International Islamic Liquidity Management Corporation (IILM)

Moderator:

  • Dr. Omar Ahmad Kachkar
    Researcher, ISRA
5:30 Pm
End of First Day

SECOND DAY

October 2nd, 2018

9:00 am
KEYNOTE ADDRESS

Islamic social financing instruments: concepts and principles

Mr Nasser Hideur
Director General, Salaam Bank Algeria

9:30 Am
Session 6 (ENGLISH)

 

Harmonization between the goals of Islamic social finance and Sustainable Development Goals (SDG)

Presenter:

  • Ust Yousuf Sultan
    PhD Candidate, International Centre for Education in Islamic Finance (INCEIF)
  • Dr. Ahmad Shakir
    Researcher, Ibn Zohr University, Agadir, Morocco

Discussants:

  • Dr. Hamim Syahrum Ahmad Mokhtar
    Deputy Director, Islamic Banking and Takaful Dept, Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM)
  • Dr. Muhammad Ali Yusuf Ahmad
    Secretary General, Apex Shariah Board, Central Bank of Sudan

Moderator:

  • Ustaz Mazrul Shahir Md Zuki
    Researcher, ICSB-ISRA
10:30 Am
Refreshment and Networking
 
10:45 AM
SESSION 7 (ARABIC)

 

Integration between commercial financing and Islamic social financing instruments

Presenters:

  • Dr. Ahmed Tahiri Jouti
    COO, Al Maali Group
  • Faisal Salih As Shamri
    Secretary, Shariah Board, Saudi Finance Company (SFC)

Discussants:

  • Sheikh Dr. Esam Khalaf al-Inzi
    Assistant Professor of Fiqh, Kuwait University
  • Dr. Ahmad Asad Mahmood Ibrahim
    Principal Lecturer, Islamic Finance Centre, Bahrain

Moderator:

  • Ustaz Mazrul Shahir Md Zuki
    Researcher, ICSB-ISRA
11:45 AM
PRESENTATION
Alternative Financing Modes for Higher Learning Institutions in Malaysia-Socially Responsible Investment (SRI) Sukuk, Social Impact Bonds (SIB), and Public-Private Partnership (PPP).

  • Dr. Syed Marwan Mujahid Syed Azman
    IIiBF, IIUM
12:00 NOON
SESSION 8 (ARABIC)

The integration and development of Zakah collection and distribution through Islamic banks

Presenters:

  • Dr. Abdurrahman as-Saadi
    Shari’ah consultant, AAOIFI Bahrain
  • Ust. Burhanuddin Lokman
    Researcher cum Head, Takaful Unit, ISRA

Discussants:

  • Sheikh Abdul Sattar al-Qattan
    Director General, Shura Shari’ah Consultancy
  • Dr. Ismail Khalid Halitoğlu
    Vice President, Advisory Board, Kuveyt Türk Participation Bank

Moderator:

  • Assoc. Prof. Dr. Azman Mohd Noor
    Deputy Dean Academic and Student Affair, IIiBF-IIUM
1:00 Pm
LUNCH aND DHUHR Prayer
 
2:00 Pm
SESSION 9 (ARABIC)

The Integration and Development of Waqf model through the Islamic finance industry

Presenters:

  • Dr. Abdul Bari Mashal
    Chairman, Raqaba for Shari’a Audit & Islamic Financial Consultations
  • Dr. Mahadi Ahmad
    Researcher, ISRA

Discussants:

  • Sheikh Prof Dr. Ali Muhyiddin Al Qaradaghi
    Secretary General, International Union of Muslim Scholars
  • Sheikh Dr. Abdul Azeez al-Qassar
    Shariah Consultant and a Shariah Committee Member of IILM

Moderator:

  • Dr. Said Adekunle Mikail
    ISSF Coordinator cum Researcher, ICSB-ISRA
3:00 PM
OPEN DIALOGUE (ARABIC)

Panelists:

  • Sheikh Datuk Dr. Mohd Daud Bakar
  • Sheikh Prof. Dr. Mohamad Akram Laldin
  • Sheikh Dr. Abdul Sattar Abu Ghuddah
  • Sheikh Dr. Abdul Rahman Salih al-Atram
  • Sheikh Dr. Nizam M.S. Yaquby
  • Sheikh Prof. Dr. Mohamed Ali Elgari
  • Sheikh Prof. Dr. Muhammad Abdul Razak al-Tabatabe
  • Sheikh Dr. Bashir Aliyu Umar

Moderator:

  • Prof. Dr. Ashraf Md Hashim
    CEO, ISRA Consultancy Sdn Bhd. (ICSB)
4:30 PM
Conference Resolution and Recommendations
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Said Bouheraoua
Director, Research Development & Innovation Department, ISRA
5:00 Pm
CLOSING REMARKS
 
Yang Berhormat Dato’ Dr. Mujahid Yusof
Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department (Religious Affairs)
5:15 Pm
End of the Programme
 

Speakers

Meet Our Prominent Scholars

Prof Dr Mohamad Akram Laldin
Prof Dr Mohamad Akram Laldin

Executive Director, ISRA

 
SHEIKH PROF DR. MUHAMMAD ABDUL RAZAK AL-TABTABA'I
SHEIKH PROF DR. MUHAMMAD ABDUL RAZAK AL-TABTABA'I

Chairman of Shariah Board, Kuwait Finance House (Kuwait, Bahrain and Malaysia)

 
SHEIKH DATUK DR. MOHD DAUD BAKAR
SHEIKH DATUK DR. MOHD DAUD BAKAR

Chief Executive/President International Institute of Islamic Finance (IIIF) and Amanie Business Solutions Sdn Bhd

 
Sheikh Prof Dr. Mohamed Ali Elgari
Sheikh Prof Dr. Mohamed Ali Elgari
Professor of Islamic Economics at King Abdul Aziz University, Saudi Arabia
SHEIKH DR. NIZAM M.S. YAQUBY
SHEIKH DR. NIZAM M.S. YAQUBY

Shari’ah Supervisory Board Accounting and Auditing Organisation for Islamic Financial Institutions

 
SHEIKH DR. BASHIR ALIYU UMAR
SHEIKH DR. BASHIR ALIYU UMAR

Secretary and Member of Financial Regulation Advisory Council of Experts of Central Bank of Nigeria (FRACE-CBN)

 
Want to JOIN ISSF2018?
 
SHEIKH DR. ABDUL RAHMAN SALIH AL-ATRAM
SHEIKH DR. ABDUL RAHMAN SALIH AL-ATRAM

Chairman-Shariah Board at Al-Inma Bank

 
SHEIKH DR. ABDUL SATTAR ABU GHUDDAH
SHEIKH DR. ABDUL SATTAR ABU GHUDDAH
Shari’ah Advisor and Director of the Department of Financial Instruments at Al-Baraka Investment Co. of Saudi Arabia
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Where It’s At

 

InterContinental Kuala Lumpur Hotel

InterContinental Kuala Lumpur Hotel is a five-star hotel located in the city center, 10 minutes walk away from the world tallest twin towers – Petronas Twin Towers.

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       165, Jalan Ampang,
Kuala Lumpur,
50450 Kuala Lumpur,
Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur

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          +60 3 2161 1122

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About ISSF2017

Kuala Lumpur, November 1-2, The International Shariah Research Academy for Islamic Financeorganized its eleventh annual International Shariah Scholars Forum (ISSF 2016) in collaboration with the Islamic Research and Training Institute (IRTI) of the Islamic Development Bank in Jeddah. The forum was held at the Sama-Sama Hotel, Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA), Malaysia.