Global Forum 2017

2nd Global Forum on

Islamic Economics, Finance and Banking (IEFB), 2017

Theme, “Islamic Financial Markets: Challenges and Perspectives”

25-26 January 2017

Faletti’s Hotel Lahore, Pakistan

 

 

http://admin.umt.edu.pk/Media/Site/iib1/SubSites/gf/FileManager/Conference Program Final.pdf

 

DAY 1

8:00am – 8:40am

Registration; Ava Gardener

    8:45am

Guest to be seated

   8:55am

Arrival of Chief Guest

 

 

9:00am-11:00am

Recitation from Holy Quran

National Anthem

Welcome Address by Dean IIB, Dr. Rukhsana Kalim

Keynote address by Rector UMT,  Dr. Hasan Sohaib Murad

Keynote Speech by Prof. Khurshid Ahmad

Keynote Speech by

Speech by Chief Guest, Deputy Governor, SBP, Mr.Saeed Ahmad

Conference Brief by Convener, Dr. Kausar Abbas

Souvenir Distribution & Group Photograph 

11:05am –11:30 am

Refreshments and Networking

 

 

    Session # 1   Emerging issues in Islamic Finance & Banking- Risk Sharing and Financial stability

                                                                (Panel Discussion-1)  (Ava Gardener)

11:30am-1:00pm

Moderator:   Dr Monzer Kahf

 

 

 

 

 

  • Mr. Justice Khalil Ur Rehman, Former Justice Supreme Court of Pakistan & Chairman Shariah Board, Pakistan
  • Dr. Maliah Sulaiman, Dean, Kulliyyah of Economics and Management Sciences, International Islamic University Malaysia
  • Dr. Monzer Kahf,  Professor Islamic Finance & Economics, College of Islamic Studies, Qatar
  • Dr. Marjan Muhammad, Director (ISRA), Malaysia.
  • Dr. Šukrija Ramic, Professor of Islamic Law - Zenica University, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Member of Shariah Board - Bosna Bank International
  • Sheikh Essam Muhammad Ishaq, Shari’ah Advisor to Bahrain Development Bank, Kingdom of Bahrain

 

Q/A Session

Closing remarks by Moderator

Group Photograph

1:00pm-2:00pm

Prayer Break & Lunch

 

Session # 2   Need for Introducing Islamic Economics in the Economics Curricula at University level                                                                                  (Panel Discussion-2)  (Ava Gardener)

 

Moderator:   Dr Fahim Khan

 

 

 

 

2:00pm-3:30pm

  • Prof. Khurshid Ahmad, Ex-Member of Senate of Pakistan, Naib Ameer Jama'at e islami, Chairman Institute of Policy Studies, Islamabad.
  • Dr Hasan Murad, Professor and Rector, UMT Lahore, Pakistan
  • Dr.Fahim Khan, Former Director IRTI Islamic Development Bank. 
  • Dr. Maliah Sulaiman, Professor and Dean, Kulliyyah of Economics and Management Sciences, International Islamic University Malaysia
  • Dr.Rukhsana Kalim, Professor and Dean, Institute of Islamic Banking, UMT Lahore.
  • Dr.Asad Zaman  Vice Chancellor, PIDE
  • Dr.Atiq Uz Zafar Khan, Assistant Professor and Head Islamic Banking & Finance, International Islamic University Islamabad (IIUI)

 

 

Q/A Session

Closing remarks by Moderator

Group Photograph

3:30pm – 04:00pm

Prayer Break & Lunch

 

 

Session # 3:       Growth & Development and Profitability of Islamic Financial Institutions

(Parallel Session-1), (Boardroom A)

 

2:00pm-3:30pm

Session Chair: Dr. Sheila Yussof, Assistant Professor, Finance Department, IIU Malaysia

22:00pm-2:15pm

 

 

 

2:15pm-2:30pm

 

2:30pm-2:45pm

 

2:45pm-3:00pm

 

 

3:00pm-3:15pm

 

 

 

 

3:20pm-3:30pm

Mr.Hussain Qureshi Instructor, Virtual University Lahore & PhD Candidate IIB-UMT &Dr.Kausar Abbas, Assistant Prof. IIB-UMT

Title: Comparative performance of Islamic and Traditional Banks of Pakistan

Dr. Naseem Razi, Associate Prof. International Islamic University Islamabad.

Title: Evaluating Zakat System in Pakistan in the light of the Sunnah (pbuh)  and the Socio-Economic Dynamics of  the  Society

Mr.Noman Arshad, Lecturer-UMT

Title: Financial disintermediation and profitability of Global Islamic Banks

Mr.Sanaullah Ansari- Assistant Prof. SZABIST, Islamabad.

Title: The Growth and Development of Islamic Banking Industry in Pakistan.

Mr.Muhammad Usman Wheed, PhD Candidate IIB-UMT.

Title: Operational and it Challenges in Pool Management of Islamic Financial Institutions (Islamic Windows).

 

Q/A Session

Closing remarks by Session  Chair

Group Photograph

3:30pm – 04:00pm

Tea and Coffee break

 

Session # 4:                Customer Loyalty in Islamic Banking Products and Services

                                                                     (Parallel Session-2)– (Boardroom B)

 2:00pm-3:30pm

Session Chair:  Dr Zohra Jabeen, Assistant Professor, Institute of Management Sciences, Peshawar

2:00pm-2:15pm

 

 

2:15pm-2:30pm

 

 

2:30pm-2:45pm

 

2:45pm-3:00pm

 

3:00pm-3:10pm

 

3:10pm-3:20pm

 

 

 

3:20pm-3:30pm

 

Dr.Muhamad Abduh, Assistant Prof, UBD Brunei Darussalam.

Title: Islamic Banking Service Quality And Withdrawal Risk: Evidence From Brunei Darussalam.

Dr.Safia Nosheen, Assistant Prof. UMT, Mr. Muhammad Taimoor Hassan, & Mr.Muhammad Tahir Alam,

Title: Driving Customer Loyalty in Islamic Banking: Evidence from Pakistan

Mr.Muhammad Yousaf Jamil, Director QEC, UMT

Title: Impact of customer satisfaction (CS) and client loyalty (CL) on Islamic Banking

Ms.Saira Chaudhry, MS Candidate Punjab University, Lahore.

Title: The Role of Knowledge Management in Islamic Banks of Pakistan.

Mr.Noman Arshad, Lecturer-UMT & Mr.Hafiz Khalil, PhD Candidate IIB UMT

Title: Determinants of Cost Efficiency of Islamic Banks of Pakistan

Mr.Asad Ilyas, PhD Candidate IIB UMT, Noman Arshed and Dr. Talat Hussain

Title: Service Quality and Customer Satisfaction: a Study on Islamic Banks of Pakistan

Q/A Session

Closing remarks by Session  Chair

Group Photograph

3:30pm – 04:00pm

Tea and Coffee break

 

 

Session # 5:     Islamic Finance Potential for Agricultural, Micro and Rural and Social Financing

 (Parallel Session-3),   (Boardroom A)

4:00pm-5:30pm

Session Chair: Dr.Muhamad Abduh, Assistant Prof, UBD Brunei Darussalam.

4:00pm-4:15pm

 

 

4:15pm-4:30pm

 

4:30pm-4:45pm

 

 

4:45pm-5:00pm

 

 

 

5:00pm-5:15pm

 

 

 

5:15pm-5:30pm

Dr. Nasim Shah Shirazi, Lead Economist (IRTI), IDB.

Title: Social Assistance, Poverty and Income distribution: an analysis of OIC member countries

Dr.Fahim Khan, Former Director IRTI Islamic Development Bank. 

Title: Potential Social Finance in Pakistan and How to Mobilize it

Dr. Mehboobul Hassan, Professor and Senior Researcher, IBC, Saudi Arabia

Title: Islamic Social Financing Institutions: A Proposal For Achieving the Poverty Alleviation and other Objectives of Shari’ah

Mr. Zaigham M. Rizvi,  Secretary General, Asia Pacific Union for Housing Finance(APUHF)

Title: Housing and Housing Finance: Challenges and initiatives in OIC? IDB Member Countries

Ms.Sadia Fizza, PhD Candidate, IIB-UMT.

Title: Impact of cash holding on firm performance: Evidence from non-financial firms in Pakistan

 

Q/A Session

Closing remarks by Session  Chair

Group Photograph

 

Session # 6                       Shari’ah & Fiqh; Reasons, Impacts and Solutions 

                                              (Parallel Session-4),  (Boardroom B)

 4:00pm-5:30pm

    Session Chair: Dr. Mehboobul Hassan, Professor IBC, Saudi Arabia.

4:00pm-4:15pm

 

 

 

4:15pm-4:30pm

 

4:30pm-4:45pm

 

 

 

 

4:45pm-5:00pm

 

 

5:00pm-5:15pm

 

 

 

 

 

5:15pm-5:30pm

 

Dr. Ahecene Lahsasna, Assoc. Prof, INCEIF Malaysia & Ms. Irum Saba, Assistant Prof. IBA, Karachi

Title: Case Study on the Shari’ah Context in the Issuance of Perpetual Musharakah Sukuk Program of Aeon Credit Service (M) Berhad

Mufti Aziz Ur Rehman, Master IBF, Westford School of Management -UAE

Title: Issues Of Fiqh In Islamic Economic, Finance And Banking.

Ms. Masooma Batool, Lecturer,Fatima Jinnah Women University, Rawalpindi and  PhD Scholar at IIB-UMT, Dr.Kausar Abbas, Assistant Prof. IIB-UMT, & Ms.Mariyam Makhdoom, PhD candidate UMT, Lahore

Title: Shari’ah Governance and Compliance Mechanism of SBP and BNM: A Theoretical Perspective

Mr.Muhammad Tahir Alam, Lecturer, Ripah International& PhD candidate IIB-UMT & Mr. Muhammad Taimoor Hassan, PhD candidate IIB-UMT

Title: Competency of Shari’ah auditors: Issues and Challenges in Pakistan

Mufti Mahmood, Member of Shari’ah Board Allied Islamic Bank, Pakistan &PhD Candidate IIB-UMT

Title: Legitimacy & amp; Limitation of Derivative Contracts 

 

Q/A Session

Closing remarks by Session  Chair

Group Photograph

 

 

Session # 7- Satisfactory Role of Islamic financial Instruments and Infrastructure Institutions in Islamic Financial Market.                             (Panel Discussion-3),      (Ava Gardener)

 

                             Moderator: Dr. Šukrija Ramic, 

 

 

 

 

 

  4:00pm-5:00pm

 

  • Dr. Šukrija Ramic, Professor of Islamic Law - Zenica University, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Member of Shariah Board - Bosna Bank International
  • Dr. Atiq-uz-Zafar, Assistant Professor / Head Islamic Banking & Finance, IIUI Islamabad
  • Dr.Muhammad Imran Ashraf Usmani, Shari’ah Advisor and Group Head of the Product Development & Shariah Compliance Department (PDSC) at Meezan Bank
  • Dr.Asad Zaman  Vice Chancellor, PIDE
  • Mr. Mujeeb Baig, Executive Vice President & Group Head Product Management & Shari’ah Structuring, MCB Islamic Bank Limited, Karachi
  • Dr.Amjad Saqib. Founding Chairman/Executive Director Akhuwat
  • Mr.Muhammad Ayub,  Director Research & Training at Riphah Center of Islamic Business (RCIB), Riphah Int'l University Islamabad

 

 

Q/A Session

Closing remarks by Moderator

Group Photograph

 

 

DAY 2

 

Session # 8:      Awareness of Islamic Banking Products and Services among Users and Nonusers

                                                        (Panel Discussion-4)   (Ava Gardener)

 

 

     Moderator:   Dr. Saad Azmat

 

 

 

 

9:00am-11:00am

  • Dr. Monzer Kahf,  Professor Islamic Finance & Economics, College of Islamic Studies, Qatar
  • Dr. Atiq-uz-Zafar, Assistant Professor / Head Islamic Banking & Finance, IIUI Islamabad
  • Dr Saad Azmat, Associate Professor,  Suleman Dawood School of Business, LUMS
  • Mr.Shiraz Butt, CEO, First IBL Modaraba
  • Ms.Camille Paldi-CEO of the Franco-American Alliance for Islamic Finance, United Kingdom.
  • Molana Fazal Ur Rahim, Chairman Muthahida Ulama Board Punjab
  • Mufti Iftikhar Baig, RSBM Allied Islamic Bank,
  • Mufti Mahmood, Member of Shariah Board Allied Islamic Bank, Pakistan
  • Mufti Syed Sabbar Hussain, Shari'ah Advisor/Head of Shari'ah Compliance, MCB Islamic, Pakistan.

 

Q/A Session

Closing remarks

Group Photograph

11:05am –11:30 am

Networking and Refreshments

 

Session # 9:                        The Global Popularization of Islamic Finance

(Parallel Session-5)  (Ava Gardener)

 

11:30am-1:00 pm

  • Session Chair: Dr. Nasim Shah Shirazi, IRTI, Saudi Arabia

11:30am-11:45am

 

 

11:45am-12:00pm

 

 

 

12:00pm-12:15pm

 

 

12:15pm-12:30pm

 

 

12:30pm-12:45pm

 

 

12:45pm-1:00pm

 

 

Dr.Marjan Muhammad, Director ISRA, Malaysia.

Title:Infrastructure Investment and Sukuk: Towards Risk-Sharing And Financial Stability.

Dr.Maliah Sulaiman &Miss Muntaka Alhaji, Dean, Khulliah of Economics, International Islamic University Malaysia

Title: Accountability and Accounting of Waqf Institutions in Malaysia: some empirical evidence

Dr.Mohamad Akram Laldin, Executive Director, ISRA Malaysia

Title: The experiences of Shari’ah Governance in Islamic finance in different jurisdictions. 

Dr. Hafiz Zahid Mahmood, Assoc. Professor CIIT, Lahore

Title: Impact of Financial Inclusion Through Bai Salam on Agro-Production Business: A Case of Faisalabad, Pakistan

Dr.Sheila Yussof, Assistant Professor, Finance Department, IIU Malaysia

Title:The ASEAN Market: Cross-Border Collaboration in Islamic Finance between Malaysia and Thailand”

 

Q/A Session

Closing remarks

Group Photograph

1:00pm -2:00pm

Prayer Break and Lunch

 

Session #10:                                              Impact Case studies

 (Parallel Session-6), (Boardroom A)

11:30am-1:00 pm

Session Chair: Dr. Mohammed Nawaz ul Hassani

 

11:30am-11:45am

 

11:45am-12:00pm

 

 

12:00pm-12:10pm

 

 

12:10pm-12:20pm

 

 

12:20pm-12:30pm

 

 

12:30pm-12:40pm

 

 

12:40pm-12:50pm

 

 

 

12:50pm-1:00pm

 

Dr. Mohammed Nawaz ul Hassani, Professor Islamic Studies, University of Lahore

Title: Analysis of monetizing sale in Islamic law

Mr. Muhammad Zubair  AlHuda Centre of Islamic Banking and Economics

 Title: Product Development Process in Islamic Finance

Ms. Masooma Batool, Lecturer Islamic Studies Department, Fatima Jinnah Women University, Rawalpindi and  Ph.D Scholar at IIB-UMT & Dr.Kausar Abbas, Assistant Prof. IIB-UMT

Title: Impact of Income and Expenditure Pattern of Muslim Working Women on Household Spending: A Study of Higher Educational Institutions of Pakistan

Mr.Faisal Sajjad, Lecturer UMT & Ms.Aqsa AZfar, Research Associate COMSATS Vehari

Title: Perception and Adoption of Islamic Insurance in Pakistan; An Empirical study of university employees in Southern Punjab.

Mr.Ejaz Aslam, PhD Candidate & faculty member IIB, UMT.

Title: Risk-Based Capital structure in Takaful vs. Conventional Insurance: Evidence in Pakistan

Ms.Marium Khalid Makhdoom, Dr. Rukhsana Kalim, Ms.Masooma Batool

Title: Zakah, Structure of Zakah Committees and Poverty Alleviation: Roles of Zakah Institutions in Pakistan

Q/A Session

Closing remarks by Session  Chair

Group Photograph

 

1:00pm -2:00pm

Lunch  and Networking

 

  Session # 11:                     IBF Management and Marketing

                                                (Parallel Session-7),  (Boardroom B)

11:30am-1:00pm

                      Session Chair: Professor Qazi Irfan

11:30am-11:45am

 

11:45am-11:55pm

 

11:55pm-12:05pm

 

 

 

12:05pm-12:15pm

 

12:15pm-12:30pm

 

12:30pm-12:45pm

 

 

 

12:45pm-1:00pm

 

Mr.Imran Ejaz, PhD Candidate IIB, UMT

Title: A Discourse on  Conventional Bonds  and Sukuk

Mufti Muaz Ashraf, MS Candidate IIB, UMT

Title: Sharia Status of Current Currency and Its Effects on Islamic Financial Matters

Ms.Nadia Hanif, PhD candidate university of international business and economics, China

Title: Comparison Of Disclosure Level Among Islamic Banks And Its Effect On Performance.

Ms.Hafiza Anam  Masood, Saudi Arabia

Title: Determinants of Adoption Attitude towards Islamic Credit Cards Usage

Mr.Nadeem Khalil, PhD Candidate IIB UMT, Lahore.

Title: A Conceptual Model of Islamic Banking in the True Spirit of Islam

Syed Muhammad Hassan Bukhari, PhD Candidate IIB UMT, Lahore.

Title: Practical application of currency Salam transaction in Islamic banks: evidence from Pakistan

 

Q/A Session

Closing remarks by Session  Chair

Group Photograph

1:00pm -2:00pm

Lunch  and Networking

 

Session # 12: Prospects of Islamic Finance, Economics and Banking

(Panel Discussion-5)  (Ava Gardener)

 

Moderator:   Dr. Šukrija Ramic,

 

 

 

 

 

 

2:00pm-3:30pm

 

  • Dr. Šukrija Ramic, Professor of Islamic Law - Zenica University, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Member of Shariah Board - Bosna Bank International
  • Dr.Marjan Muhammad, Director, International Shari'ah Research Academy for Islamic Finance, ISRA-Malaysia.
  • Dr.Maliah Sulaiman, Dean, Kulliyyah of Economics and Management Sciences, International Islamic University Malaysia.
  • Muhammad Ayub, Director Research and Training, Riphah International University, Islamabad.
  • Dr Zohra Jabeen, Assistant Professor, Institute of Management Sciences, Peshawar
  • Dr. Sheila Yussof, Assistant Professor, Finance Department, IIU Malaysia

 

Q/A Session

Closing remarks

Group Photograph

3:30pm – 04:00pm

Tea and Coffee break

 

Session # 13: Product Development /Risk Management/ Performance/Equity

 (Parallel Session-8), (Boardroom A)

2:00pm-3:30pm

 

Session Chair:    Muhammad Shujaat Saleem, Assistant Professor, Muhammad Ali Jinnah University

 

2:00pm-2:15pm

 

 

2:15pm-2:25pm

 

 

2:25pm-2:40pm

 

 

 

2:40pm-2:50pm

 

 

2:50pm-3:05pm

 

3:05pm-3:15pm

 

 

 

 

 

3:15pm-3:30pm

 

Dr Zohra Jabeen, Assistant Professor, Institute of Management Sciences, Peshawar & Asfan Zubair Sharia Practitioner

Title: Product development – Running Musharaka in Islamic Banks in Pakistan

Ms. Syeda Hameeda Batool, PhD Candidate & Faculty member IIB UMT

Title: Factors Reinforcing Pakistan Halal Food Industry to be the World Halal Food Hub

Mr.Muhammad Gulzar, Assistant Professor UMT

Title: Movement of Shari’ah Indices in Post Financial Crisis Period: exploring Evidences from an Emerging Economy Impact of Risk on Financial Performance of Takaful Companies in Pakistan.

Mr. Ali Salman, PhD Candidate IIB UMT & lecturer at University of South Asia.

Title: Credit risk management in Islamic and Conventional Banks of Pakistan.

Mr. Muhammad Shujaat Saleem, Assistant Professor, Muhammad Ali Jinnah University & Dr. Imamuddin, Assistant Prof. IBA, Karachi

Title:  Applying Financial Efficiency to Mitigate Systemic Risk

Ms.Anam Iqbal, MS Finance UMT

Title: Impact of Risk Management Committee on Islamic Banking Performance: Evidence From Pakistan And Bangladesh

 

Q/A Session

Closing remarks by Session  Chair

Group Photograph

 

3:30pm – 04:00pm

Tea and Coffee break

 

Session # 14: Ownership structure/Partnership

 (Parallel Session-9), (Boardroom B)

2:00pm-3:30pm

Session Chair: Dr. Naveed Tahir, Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, FC University

2:00pm-2:15pm

 

2:15pm-2:30pm

 

 

 

2:30pm-2:45pm

 

 

 

2:45pm-3:00pm

 

3:00pm-3:15pm

 

 

 

3:15pm-3:30pm

Dr. Salman Ahmad, Department of Islamic thought and civilization, UMT

Title: An overview of Prevalent forms of Partnership in Islamic banks

Mr.Muhammad Usman Wheed, PhD Candidate IIB-UMT.

Title: Running Musharakah as A Shariah Compliant Solution of Working Capital Finance For Business Community in Pakistan

Ms.Farah Yasser, PhD Candidate UMT, Ms.Zunera Khalid & Dr. Talat Hussain, Assistant Professor IIB UMT

Title: Difference between Conventional Lease and Islamic Lease; An Evidence from Pakistan

Mr.Zubair Arshad, PhD Candidate IIB UMT

Title: Shirkatul Wujooh: A key determinant social responsibility for Islamic banks

Ms. Natasha Yaqub, , BAD, Fatima Jinnah Women University, Rawalpindi (FJWUR) & Ms. Huma Ayub, Assistant Professor, BAD, FJWUR

Title: Do earnings and ownership structure affect earnings volatility in Islamic banks of Pakistan

Q/A Session

Closing remarks by Session  Chair

Group Photograph

3:30pm – 04:00pm

Tea and Coffee break

 

Closing Session

(Ava Gardener)

 

 

4:00pm-5:00pm

 

 

Recitation from Holy Quran

Conference Recap by Co-Convener, Dr.Talat Hussain

Closing remarks by Rector, Dr.Hasan Murad

Speech by Guest of Honor, Dr.Fahim Khan, Former Director IRTI Islamic Development Bank. 

Speech by Chief Guest

Distribution of Souvenirs

Group Photograph

 

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