Agenda

09:30 - 11:00

SESSION 1: SETTING THE SCENE

Broadcast Plenary 1:
Growing Islamic Finance Capacity and Standards

Chaired by:
Shabir Randeree CBE, Chair, Islamic Finance Advisory Board, University of East London; Chairman, DCD Group; Advisor, UK Government’s Islamic Finance Task Force

Welcome
Professor John Joughin, Vice-Chancellor and Chief Executive, University of East London.

What steps should be taken for Britain and london to better connect with its own Muslim communities?
The Rt Hon the Baroness Warsi, Former UK Government Cabinet Member

Panel 1
Daud Vicary Abdullah, President and CEO, INCEIF
Lawrence Oliver, Director, Deputy Chief Executive Officer, DDCAP Ltd
Omar Shaikh, Board Member, UK Islamic Finance Council


Questions and discussion

11:00 Refreshments, exhibition and networking
11:30 - 13:00

SESSION 2

Broadcast Plenary 2:
What the Global Industry needs and current demands?

Chaired by:
Mushtak Parker, Editor, Islamic Banking

Panel 2
Stella Cox, Managing Director, DDCAP Ltd; Chair, TheCityUK Islamic Finance Group
Sultan Choudhury, Chief Executive Officer and Director, al Rayan Bank, UK


Questions and discussion


Broadcast Plenary 3:
Refocussing Islamic Finance - New Challenges and Possibilities

Chaired by:
Mushtak Parker, Editor, Islamic Banking

Panel 3
Richard de Belder, Partner, Dentons
Dr Dominic Selwood, General Counsel & Partner, Arabesque Asset Management Ltd
Nyra Mahmood, Director, Simply Sharia Human Capital
Mohamed Iqbal Asaria CBE, Islamic Finance Lead, University of East London


Questions and discussion

13:00 Lunch, exhibition and networking
14.00 – 15:00

SESSION 3

Broadcast Plenary 4:
Providing Solutions: Accreditation, Regulation and Standards

Chaired by:
Mushtak Parker, Editor, Islamic Banking

Panel 4
Shaykh Haytham Tamim, Chairman and Founder, Utrujj Foundation; Director and Founder, Sharia Solutions Ltd
Dr Amat Taap Manshor, Chief Executive Officer, Finance Accreditation Agency
Professor Mehmet Asutay, Professor of Middle Eastern and Islamic Political Economy & Finance, Durham University Business School; Director, Durham Centre for Islamic Economics and Finance


Questions and discussion

15:00 Refreshments, exhibition and networking
15:30 - 16:15

SESSION 4

Broadcast Plenary 5:
Academic and Executive Education: Growing Best Practice, Meeting Standards

Chaired by:
Mushtak Parker, Editor, Islamic Banking

Panel 5
Professor Siraj Sait, School of Business and Law, University of East London
Daud Vicary Abdullah, President and CEO, INCEIF
George Littlejohn, Senior Advisor, CISI


Questions and discussion

16:15

Chair's Summation
Mushtak Parker, Editor, Islamic Banking

16:25

Closing Remarks
Professor Siraj Sait, School of Business and Law, University of East London

PROGRAMME FORMAT

This is a broadcast conference to an informed audience.

Each session will begin with a contribution from one speaker - a format familiar to viewers of Davos style discussions.

The whole conference will be streamed live to universities, associations and business hubs and will be available through on-demand TV for use as a management briefing or discussion points for policy and practice development.

AGENDA (subject to change)

This broadcast agenda has been curated by Professor Nora Ann Colton and Professor Siraj Sait of the University of East London and Neil Stewart, Editorial Director, Neil Stewart Associates. Output from this one day broadcast will include a catalogue of video programmes for use across the business and academic community, east and west.