Global Forum 2017


Institute of Islamic Banking has scheduled 2nd Global Forum 2017 on Islamic Economics, Finance and Banking at Pearl Continental Hotel, Lahore, Pakistan and University of Management and Technology, Lahore, Pakistan. The Forum is slated to be a major forum for discussion on both contemporary and future dimensions of Islamic Economics, Finance, Banking and Investments. Papers are invited from Scholars, Practitioners, and Students of Islamic Economics. 

The theme for the forum is Islamic Financial Market: Challenges and Perspectives. Integrity; thus, all related studies which suit the theme are welcome to be presented at the conference. Broadly the main topics and sub-topics include the followings:

Islamic Financial Market: Challenges and Perspectives

Islamic Banking, Finance and Investment

  • Islamic Banking
  • Islamic Money and Capital Market
  • Islamic Investment
  • Islamic Wealth Management
  • Islamic Microfinance
  • Risk Management, Takaful & Re-Takaful
  • Financial literacy


Islamic Accounting and Shariah Auditing

  • Reporting Issues in Islamic Organizations
  • Ethical issues in financial markets
  • Corporate and Shariah Governance in Islamic-based Organizations
  • Accounting for Takaful
  • Taxation and Zakat Accounting
  • Corporate Social Responsibility from the Islamic Perspective


Islamic Management

  • Corporate governance
  • Customer relationship management and service quality
  • Business ethics and corporate social responsibility
  • Management styles and strategies in Shariah environments
  • Labour and welfare economics
  • Political economy


Issues in Waqf

  • Cash Waqf
  • Corporate Waqf
  • Waqf Management
  • Shariah Issues related to Waqf
  • Issues on the investment of Waqf assets
  • Emerging issues in Waqf


Islamic Economics System

  • Islamic Economic Theories, Practices and Development
  • Islamic Economy in Post-Crisis Period
  • Case Study in Islamic Economy
  • Comparative Economics System
  • Islamic Economic Thought
  • Muamalat Principles and Practices


Islamic Social Security

  • Zakat
  • Sadaqah
  • Hibah
  • Faraid
  • Poverty Alleviation
  • Social Capital
  •  Wealth Management


Islamic Banks Marketing

  • Advertising of financial services
  • Behavioral finance
  • Branding financial services
  • Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
  • Distribution and sale of financial products
  • Financial innovations
  • Marketing to the elderly and the young
  • Mobile and online banking
  • Pricing financial services
  • Retail banking
  • Regulations affecting financial services marketing
  • Segmenting financial services customers


Issues of Fiqh

  • Islamic Economic
  • Islamic Finance
  • Islamic Banking
  • Islamic Insurance (Takaful )
  • Islamic Capital Market
  • Business and Entrepreneur



Dr.Talat Hussain
Convener, Global Forum, 2017 on Islamic Economics, Finance & Banking.

Assistant Professor, Institute of Islamic Banking

University of Management & Technology

Mobile: +92-323-9042368

Email: [email protected][email protected]




Submission of Abstract                                   :           August 30th, 2016

Notification of Acceptance of Abstract          :           September 15th, 2016

Submission of Full Length Papers                   :           October 20th, 2016

Notification of Acceptance of Full Paper        :           November 10th, 2016

Registration    Schedule                                  :           November 10th - 30th, 2016

Final Presentation Submission                        :           December 20th, 2016

Distribution of Programme                            :           January 01st, 2017

 Registration Fee


For International Participants


International Participant       

USD 250


Research Student

USD 150

For National Participants


Local Participant        

Rs. 3,000


Research Student       

Rs. 2,500


UMT/ILM Student

Rs. 1,500        



All submissions must be in MS-Word format, after APA style guide. A good quality scanned image (jpg) and a biographical note on author(s) must accompany all submissions. Abstracts may not exceed 250 words, including five Keywords. All submitted papers must carry author’s institutional affiliation, complete address, and a valid contact email.


Selection Criterion

All paper will be evaluated by the review committee, mainly on the bases of their relevance to the objectives of the Global Forum 2017. All papers are subject to a minimum of double blind reviewing.


Who should attend?

  • Academician
  • Research Scholars
  • Economists
  • Islamic Bankers
  • Insurance/Takaful Professionals
  • Financial Planners/Wealth Advisors
  • Financial Consultants
  • Shariah Scholars
  • Legal Advisors
  • Regulators
  • Entrepreneurs (Businessmen/ Importers/ Exporters, etc)
  • Other professionals 

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