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Islamic Banking & Investment Asia/Middle East Congress 2016
5th & 6th April 2016, Intercontinental Singapore
Responding to Headwinds & Refreshing the Vision for Islamic Finance
Convening the Conversation Navigating Opportunities Connecting Markets
Fresh Format: New Insights, New Ideas
Responding to Headwinds & Refreshing the Vision for
Islamic Finance
Harnessing new growth drivers and capitalizing on the large-scale infrastructure opportunity for Islamic finance
Leader’s Dialogue Live! New Insights, New Ideas
In Conversation with: Raja Teh Maimunah, Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer, Hong Leong Islamic Bank Berhad
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Convening the Conversation Navigating Opportunities Connecting Markets
H.H. Sheikh Salman Bin Khalifa Al Khalifa
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Special Envoy - Kingdom of Bahrain
and Patron of the
Islamic Banking & Investment
Asia/Middle East Congress 2016

The purpose of the Islamic Banking & Investment Asia/Middle East Congress 2016 is to provide a fresh and exciting new platform that will bring together industry leaders from across the key markets for Islamic finance to enable an innovative dialogue that seeks to connect players to explore a fresh vision for the industry and navigate new cross-border opportunities.

Islamic Banking & Investment
Asia/Middle East Congress 2016

The Middle East and Asia continue to be the most vibrant and developed markets for Islamic finance while the established centres as well as new frontier markets across these two regions continue to create exciting growth opportunities for the Islamic finance industry.

The Islamic Banking & Investment Asia/Middle East Congress 2016 focuses on bringing together the leading players from the Middle East and Asia to explore, engage and showcase both the sectoral and geographic opportunities that are emerging from a wave of increasingly strong attention from mainland China, to new initiatives in Indonesia, as well as high-potential sectors such as marine, energy and the SME market

Fresh Format: New Insights, New Ideas

The Islamic Banking & Investment Asia/Middle East Congress 2016 features a fresh new approach on how industry leaders can engage with the key issues impacting the future of Islamic finance. The Congress has a unique and innovative format that that combines traditional speaker-driven sessions with highly interactive and forward-looking discussions that blend the perspectives of industry leaders with the out-of-the-box insights of visionary thinkers.

Imagineering the Future is one such example of a highly innovative session which comprises a series of satellite sessions featuring “out of the box” forward-looking visionaries from beyond the traditional confines of the Islamic finance industry. These innovators will kick-start roundtable discussions – with something of the spirit of a TEDx event, while these interactions between audience and panel will be moderated by an expert facilitator and the outputs will be captured via unique infographic representations in real-time. Expect something quite different from the usual conference experience!

2
Days
35+
Speakers
6
Keynote Addresses
250+
Attendees

Full Schedule

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Confirmed Speakers



Opening Keynote Address
speaker-1
H.H. Sheikh Salman Bin Khalifa Al Khalifa
Special Envoy - Kingdom of Bahrain
and Patron of the
Islamic Banking & Investment
Asia/Middle East Congress 2016

Keynote Speakers
speaker-2
Dr. Mahmoud Mohieldin
Senior Vice President of the 2030 Development Agenda, United Nations Relations and Partnerships

The World Bank Group

speaker-2
Mohamad Safri Shahul Hamid
Senior Managing Director & Deputy Chief Executive Officer

CIMB Islamic

speaker-2
Dato’ Muzaffar Hisham
Group Head, Islamic Banking and Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

Maybank Islamic Berhad

speaker-2
Ijlal Alvi
Chief Executive Officer

The International Islamic Financial Market (IIFM)

speaker-2
Ashraf Mohammed
Assistant General Counsel and Practice Leader - Islamic Finance

Asian Development Bank


Keynote Interview Day 1
speaker-4
Raja Teh Maimunah
Managing Director / CEO

Hong Leong Islamic Bank Berhad


Other Confirmed Speakers
speaker-4
Andrew White
Senior Foreign Counsel

Yulchon LLC, Seoul

speaker-4
Rushdi Siddiqui
Co-Founder & CEO

Zilzar

speaker-4
Asit K Biswas
Visiting Professor

Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy

speaker-4
Mark Laudi
Managing Director

Hong Bao Media

speaker-4
Abas A Jalil
Chief Executive Officer

Amanah Capital Group Limited (ACGL)

speaker-4
Ariff Sultan
Regional Director, Asia

IdealRatings Inc.

speaker-4
Cassim Docrat
Director

DDCAP (DIFC) Limited

speaker-4
Omar Selim
Chief Executive Officer

Arabesque Partners

speaker-4
Moinuddin Malim
Managing Partner

Alternative International Management Services

speaker-4
Ashley Freeman
Islamic Finance Legal Expert
speaker-4
Dr Hurriyah El Islamy
Islamic Finance Legal Expert
speaker-4
Richard G Thomas OBE
Chief Representative

Gatehouse Bank Kuala Lumpur

speaker-4
Usman Siddiqui
Managing Director

Equitable Financial Solutions (EFSOL)

speaker-4
Eric M. Pascal CFA, CPA, CMA, ACMA, FRM
Partner, Finance & Risk

Oliver Wyman

speaker-4
Dominic Godman
Head of Singapore

Arabesque Asset Management Ltd

speaker-4
Jana Sehnalova
Managing Director & Global Portfolio Manager

La Francaise Forum Securities

speaker-4
Etsuaki Yoshida
Director & Senior Economist

Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC)

speaker-4
Suhazi Reza Selamat
Director, Institutional and International Sales

CIMB-Principal Islamic Asset Management Sdn Bhd

speaker-4
Sani Hamid
Director (Economy & Market Strategy)

Financial Alliance Pte Ltd

speaker-4
Fazal Bahardeen
CEO

CrescentRating & HalalTrip

speaker-4
Ville Oehman
Founder and CEO

Quantified Assets

speaker-4
Prakash Somosundram
Founder and CEO

Pealo PTE LTD

speaker-4
Justin Wright
Regional Head S.E. Asia

Beehive Asia

speaker-4
Ebtisam Al Arrayed
Head of Regulatory Policy

Central Bank of Bahrain

speaker-4
Othman Abdullah
Managing Director, Islamic Banking

Silverlake Group

speaker-4
Elain Lockman
Director & Co-Founder

Ata Plus

speaker-4
Umar Munshi
Head

Ethis Real Estate Crowdfunding

speaker-4
Erly Witoyo
Managing Partner

Kapital Boost

speaker-4
Abdul Rahman Bin Mohd Hanipah
Managing Director

Abdul Rahman Law Corporation

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Insights from Our Speakers

Dato’ Muzaffar Hisham
Dr. Mahmoud Mohieldin
Senior Vice President of the 2030 Development Agenda, United Nations Relations and Partnerships
The World Bank Group

"The advantages that Islamic finance can provide to key economies has captured the attention of the World Bank, especially with regards to the resilience demonstrated by Islamic financial institutions and Islamic finance’s strong linkages to the real economy. The World Bank has taken several practical steps to support the development of Islamic finance, including involvement in some of our projects such as the US$500 million Sukuk to finance health projects. The Islamic finance industry needs an enabling environment and economies of scale and the Islamic Banking & Investment: Asia/Middle East Congress presents the kind of international platform where key decision-makers and leading players can engage and play a role in advancing the industry further. With its emphasis on inclusion and its link to the real economy, Islamic finance can and must play a role in advancing the 2030 Agenda for sustainable development and the attainment of the SDGs."

 

Mohamad Safri Shahul Hamid
Mohamad Safri Shahul Hamid
Senior Managing Director & Deputy Chief Executive Officer
CIMB Islamic

"There are more than 600 Islamic financial institutions operating in more than 75 countries, offering a wide range of products and services. In the last decade the growth has been well documented, with total global Islamic banking assets growing at a compound annual growth rate of more than 40% globally. The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia continues to dominate the share of the global Islamic banking market at 33% and is the highest contributor to total global Islamic banking assets, followed by Malaysia at 15.5% and the UAE at 15.4%. The size of Islamic banking assets is estimated at US$1.35 trillion globally. This represents approximately 1.3% of total global banking assets. Islamic banking growth is forecasted to move full steam ahead with its assets set to grow further to US$2.6 trillion by 2020 – a compound annual growth rate of 9.8% annually. The outlook continues to appear very bright for the industry."

 

Dato’ Muzaffar Hisham
Dato’ Muzaffar Hisham
Group Head, Islamic Banking and Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
Maybank Islamic Berhad

"A more complimentary business propositions such as the move towards investment intermediation and robust risk management in terms of Shariah governance and regulations will be crucial in sustaining and growing the Islamic banking industry."

 

Dato’ Muzaffar Hisham
Raja Teh Maimunah
Managing Director / CEO
Hong Leong Islamic Bank Berhad

"The global Islamic finance industry offers a value proposition that applies to both Muslims and non-Muslims alike, which is a key component that will increasingly broaden the consumer base for Islamic financial institutions. Islamic banking services in core markets such as Malaysia and Indonesia, where the Muslim population is comparatively high, is increasingly being seen as a preferred choice. In key new markets for Islamic banking, such as in the UK and across Central Asia and the African continent, the central bank and regulatory bodies have been making significant progress to establish the essential infrastructure for Islamic banking to function. Industry forums such as the Islamic Banking & Investment: Asia/Middle East Congress 2016 provide an opportunity for industry leaders to strengthen collaboration on an international scale, explore new innovations in the industry, and showcase the value proposition of Islamic banking to companies and entrepreneurs as an alternative means of funding."

 

Dato’ Muzaffar Hisham
Ijlal Alvi
Chief Executive Officer
The International Islamic Financial Market (IIFM)

"The role of standard-setting bodies, such as the IIFM, is key in the ongoing successful international development of the Islamic financial services industry. IIFM plays an enabling role in market unification by developing best practices at the global level and achieving harmonization through its efforts to create a robust, transparent and efficient Islamic finance industry. The Islamic Banking & Investment: Asia/Middle East Congress 2016 presents a high-profile platform for IIFM to communicate new developments and we look forward providing briefing on technical aspects of Islamic hedging and liquidity management standards to the industry leaders from across Asia and the Middle East."

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2015 Speakers Presentations

Day 1
Adapting to the New Macro Environment for Islamic Finance: Responding to Headwinds & Refreshing the Vision for Islamic Finance.
Presented by:
Ijlal Alvi
Chief Executive Officer
The InternaMonal Islamic Financial Market (IIFM)

Connecting Markets:Developing a Cross-Border Market for Islamic Finance
Presented by:
Abas A Jalil
Chief Executive Officer
Amanah Capital Group Limited (ACGL)

Connecting Markets: Developing a Cross-Border Market for Islamic Finance
Presented by:
Ariff Sultan
Regional Director, Asia
IdealRaMngs Inc.

Islamic Hedging and Liquidity Management Standards
Presented by:
Ijlal Alvi
Chief Executive Officer
The InternaMonal Islamic Financial Market (IIFM)
Day 2
Navigating Opportunities: Sectoral & Geographical Perspectives:
Presented by:
Eric M. Pascal, CFA, CPA, CMA, ACMA FRM
Partner, Finance & Risk
Oliver Wyman

OpportuniMes in the Halal Tourism Market for Islamic Finance
Presented by:
Fazal Bahardeen
CEO
CrescentRaMng & HalalTrip

The Digital Economy and Islamic Finance: Disruption or Opportunity?
Presented by:
Ville Oehman
Founder and CEO
QuanMfied Assets

The Digital Economy and Islamic Finance: Disruption or Opportunity?
Presented by:
Othman Abdullah
Managing Director, Islamic Banking
Silverlake Group

The Digital Economy and Islamic Finance: Disruption or Opportunity?
Presented by:
Elain Lockman
Director & Co-Founder
Ata Plus

Crowd Funding: A Scalable New Model for Islamic Finance?
Presented by:
Erly Witoyo
Managing Partner
Kapital Boost

Crowd Funding: A Scalable New Model for Islamic Finance?
Presented by:
Abdul Rahman Bin Mohd Hanipah
Managing Director
Abdul Rahman Law CorporaMon