The First Annual Conference of Islamic Economics & Islamic Finance

Conference Venue: Chestnut Conference Centre: Armoury Suite - 2nd Floor
University of Toronto

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

August, Friday 30th & Saturday 31st, 2013

ECO-ENA: Economics & ECO-Engineering Associate, Inc., Canada

ISSN: 2292-0560 = The Annual Conference of Islamic Economics & Islamic Finance

ISBN: 978-0-9869581-1-3 = The First Annual Conference of Islamic Economics & Islamic Finance 

e-proceedings at Library & Archive Canada

 

Conference Chair & Organizer

Dr. Ghada Gomaa A. Mohamed

 

Conference Speakers (Alphabetically)

 

Mr. Ahmadi Aymen, University of Angers, France

 

Professor Amir Kia, Utah Valley University, USA

 

Professor Ahmed Mamdouh, King Saud University, Saudi Arabia

 

Mr. Bassem Ghali, Head of Client Strategy, Toronto, Canada

 

Professor Benjamin Geva, York University, Canada

 

Ms. Cherin Hamadi, Central Bank, Qatar

 

Dr. Ghada Mohamed, ECO-ENA, Inc., Canada

 

Professor Ibrahim A. Aljasser, King Saud University, Saudi Arabia

 

Professor Mansour Khalili Araghi, University of Tehran, Iran

 

Dr. Rashed Ahmed Alolaiwi, Qassim University, Saudi Arabia

 

Professor Ralph Huenemann, University of Victoria, Canada 

 

Professor Sadegh Bakhtiari, Islamic Azad University, Iran

 

 

Overseas Speakers -Over Skype (Alphabetically)

 

Ms. Mutia Taqina Gamat & Ms. Rizma Riyandi, Padjadjaran University, Indonesia

 

Mr. Paul E.E. Wouters, CEO PT Senturiyon Global, Indonesia

 

Professor Rodney Wilson, Durham University, UK & International Centre for Education in Islamic finance, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

 

Dr. Sattam Alnomay, King Saud University, Saudi Arabia

 

Other contributors & guests
(Alphabetically)

Mr. Ahmed Fayed Al-Gebali Senior Advisor to the Minister Ministry of Finance Egypt
 Dr. Ali Mohammed Aljumaah King Saud University, Saudi Arabia
Mr. Ammar Mounir The Conference Administrator
Mr. Chunhim (Billy) Cheung B. Economics, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada
Mr. Kumail Janmohamed Student, University of Waterloo, Canada
 Dr. Mohammad Al-hathloul King Saud University, Saudi Arabia
Mr. Omar Essam Bedewy MBA, Toronto, Canada
Mr. Said Henry The founder of Halal Toronto, Toronto, Canada
Mr. Vino Patel MBA, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
Mr. Yasir Mazumder Student, York University, Toronto, Canada

 

 Other contributors - Couldn't travel/ attend on time (Alphabetically)                                              

Mr. Abdul Sami The Central Bank of Afghanistan
Mr. Azeez Adewale Mahmun Mainstreet Bank Limited, Nigeria
Mr. Jamal Nasir Ibrahimi The Central Bank of Afghanistan
Dr. Khiyar Abdalla Gulf Unv. for Science & Technology, Kuwait
Mr. Nsereko Bashir Musa Cairo International Bank, Uganda
Mr. Saied Shoaaib United Journalist Center, Egypt
Professor Tariqullah Khan Hamad Ben Khalifa University, Qatar

 

 

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Reporting

 

 

   

   

Day 1: Friday August 30th, 2013

From 8:30 am to 5:00 pm

 

8:30 am 

Registration and Reception

 

Presentations in orders

 

Main concepts in Islamic banking, Islamic finance, & international Islamic finance: An introduction to the conference

Presenter: Dr. Ghada Mohamed, ECO-ENA, Inc., Canada

 

 

"Implications of Basel III for Islamic Banks"

"Islam and Economic Policy" 

PresenterProfessor Rodney Wilson, Durham University, UK & International Centre for Education in Islamic Finance, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia  Overseas presentation

 

 

"Islam and the stock market: Evidence from the United States"

PresenterProfessor Amir Kia, Utah Valley University, USA

 

 

"Re-direct of contemporary Islamic finance from an Islamic wealth management perspective"

PresenterMr. Paul E.E. Wouters, CEO PT Senturiyon Global, Indonesia -An expert in Islamic Finance - Overseas presentation

 

Panel Discussion

Main differences between Islamic banks and conventional banks

Chaired by: Dr. Rashed Alolaiwi, Professor Amir Kia, Dr. Ahmed Aymen, and Dr. Ghada Mohamed

 

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Mediterranean vegetable break

 

 

"Developing shari'ah compliant tools for the financier of last resort: The case of Qatar"

Presenter: Ms. Cherin Hamadi, Qatar Central Bank, Qatar

 

 

"Comparative study on the factors influencing credit risk: the case of Islamic banks and conventional banks"

PresenterMr. Ahmadi Aymen, University of Angers, France

 

 

"Cooperative insurance market in Saudi Arabia challenges, growth opportunities & suggestions for development: An empirical study"

PresenterProfessor Ahmed Mamdouh, King Saud University, Saudi Arabia 

 

 

"Social media and retail Islamic finance"

PresenterMr. Bassem Ghali, Head of Client Strategy, Toronto, Canada

 

 

Day 2: Saturday August 31st, 2013

From 9:00 am to 4:30 pm

 

9:00 am 

Reception

 

Presentations in orders

"Concepts analysis I-MQ's as standard of application to create takaful Ijtima'i to construct welfare society"

PresenterMs. Rizma Riyandi & Ms. Mutia Taqina Gamat, Padjadjaran University, Indonesia - Overseas presentation

 

 

"Some notes regarding Gharari transactions: A game theory approach"

Presenter: Professor Mansour Khalili Araghi, University of Tehran, Iran

 

 

"Takaful and Microtakaful: Islamic instruments for protecting poor and vulnerable groups"

PresenterProfessor Sadegh Bakhtiari, Islamic Azad University, Iran

 

 

"Medieval Jewish and Islamic payment instruments" The paper

Presenter: Professor Benjamin Geva, York University, Canada

 

 

A keynote speech by Professor Ralph Huenemann, University of Victoria, Canada

Perspectives on Christian economics  

 

 

 

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Mediterranean vegetable break

 

"Free services offered by banks to checking account holders, Riba or not?"

PresenterDr. Sattam Alnomay, King Saud University, Saudi Arabia  - Overseas presentation

 

 

"Islamic banking: Financing instruments used by Saudi banks"

Presenter: Professor Ibrahim A. Aljasser, King Saud University, Saudi Arabia

 

 

A keynote speech by Dr. Rashed Ahmad Alolaiwi, Qassim University, Saudi Arabia

"Islamic finance in Islamic banking and finance in the conventional banks - Comparison"

 

 

Closing Short Speech

Summary of the conference, conclusion, and implications

Dr. Ghada Mohamed, ECO-ENA, Inc., Canada

"Islamic Economics & Islamic Finance: Confusion Concepts"

4:30 pm closing time

 

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The gala dinner 

Location: Hemispheres Restaurant; Metropolitan Hotel, Toronto

Halal Food - Enjoy the friendship gathering

 

   

   

Many thanks to all participants!

Ghada Mohamed; the conference chair

ECO-ENA, Inc., Canada

 

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The Second Annual Conference of Islamic Economics & Islamic Finance will be held also in Toronto, Canada on October 30th, 2014

 

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