PUBLIC LECTURE

1.QUARTERLY ISLAMIC FINANCE PUBLIC LECTURE – RATING ISLAMIC INSTRUMENTS AND FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS

The 2018 Quarterly Islamic Finance Public Lecture by Mohamed Zakariya Othman entitled “Rating Islamic Instruments and Financial Institutions”; was carried out on the 31st May 2018. Some photos from the event…

The presentation can be downloaded here

2.2018 QUARTERLY ISLAMIC FINANCE PUBLIC LECTURE

The 2018 Quarterly Islamic Finance Public Lecture, IRCIEF was carried out on the 27th February 2018 at Dk Hassan Omar, Academic Block 3, KUIS by Assoc. Prof. Dr. Shahida Shahimi. The lecture was titled “Sustainable Development Goals, Maqasid Shariah and Islamic Economics & Finance”

Presentation slide here.

3.2ND ISLAMIC FINANCE INTELLECTUAL DISCOURSE 2018

Photos from the 2nd Islamic Finance Intellectual Discourse 2018 held at rhr Hotel@Uniten, Kajang, Selangor, Malaysia.

Presentation materials can be downloaded here.

4.2017 QUARTERLY ISLAMIC FINANCE PUBLIC LECTURE IRCIEF – FORUM ON GST DILEMMA

International Research Centre for Islamic Economics and Finance (IRCIEF) in collaboration with Centre for Postgraduate Studies (PPS) had organized the 2017 Quarterly Islamic Finance Public Lecture IRCIEF: Forum on GST on 12th September 2017 at Hassan Omar Lecture Hall, Kolej Universiti Islam Antarabangsa Selangor (KUIS). The event was attended by more than 100 participants from various institutions of higher learning, KUIS lecturers and students.

The forum on GST Dilemma was conducted by invited moderator, Dr Noor Suhaila Shaharudin, Head of Program, Diploma & Degree in Accounting Faculty Management & Muamalah, KUIS. IRCIEF has invited 4 speakers for the forum; Encik Ahmad Yani Ismail, Deputy Director of Research, Research Management Centre (RMC), KUIS; Encik Md Rozalafri Johori, Chief Operating Officer, KUISCELL, KUIS; Dr Ahmad Badri Abdullah, Research Fellow, International Institute of Advanced Studies (IAIS), Malaysia; and Mr Mohamad Sabri Saad, Representative from Royal Malaysia Customs Department.

The program began with the recitation of du’a led by En Ahmad Fatin Mohammad Suhaimi. The forum which was conducted for one hour and thirty minutes ended successfully.

5. 2016 QUARTERLY ISLAMIC FINANCE PUBLIC LECTURE IRCIEF-IRTI: SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS: THE ROLE OF ISLAMIC FINANCE

Research and Training Institute (IRTI) of Islamic Development Bank (IDB), had organized the “2016 Quarterly Islamic Finance Public Lecture IRCIEF-IRTI: Sustainable Development Goals: The Role Of Islamic Finance” on 4 November 2016 at Hassan Omar Lecture Hall, Kolej Universiti Islam Antarabangsa Selangor (KUIS). The event was attended by more than 50 participants from various institutions of higher learning, representatives from Islamic financial institutions, government officials, and KUIS Lecturer.

The public lecture entitled “Sustainable Development Goals: The Role Of Islamic Finance” was delivered by Prof Dr Abdul Ghafar Ismail, Manager Islamic Economics and Finance Research Division, Islamic Research & Training Institute, Islamic Development Bank (IRTI-IDB). The program began with the recitation of du’a led by Ustaz Muhammad Syafee Salihin Hassan followed by Public Lecture by Prof Dr Abdul Ghafar Ismail. After the public lecture session ended, IRCIEF had a book launching ceremony for the first book published by IRCIEF in collaboration with IRTI – IDB entitled “Policy Discussion on Maqasid Shariah for Social Economic Development”. The book was launched by Prof. Dato Dr. Ab Halim Tamuri, Rector of KUIS.

6.2016 QUARTERLY ISLAMIC FINANCE PUBLIC LECTURE IRCIEF-IRTI : SOCIAL ECONOMY (IN COLLABORATION WITH PPS AND INHAD)

On 26 September 2016 International Research Centre of Islamic Economics and Finance (IRCIEF) in collaboration with Pusat Pengajian Siswazah (PPS) and Institut Kajian Hadith (INHAD) has organized 2016 Quarterly Islamic Finance Public Lecture IRCIEF-IRTI : Social Economy at Auditorium Dr Zainuddin Jaffar, Administrative Block KUIS. The event was attended by more than 100 participants consisting of industry players, representatives of Islamic financial institutions, and KUIS lecturer.

The public lecture entitle Social Economy was delivered YB Senator Dato’ Dr Asyraf Wajdi Dato’ Dusuki, Deputy Minister in Prime Minister Department.

The program began with du’a recitation led by Ustaz Muhammad Syafee Salihin bin Hassan, followed by an opening speech by Prof Dato Ab Halim Tamuri, Rector of KUIS and continued by the public lecture. The program ended with the token of appreaciation to YB Senator Dato’ Dr Asyraf Wajdi Dato’ Dusuki. After the event all participant, committee members and KUIS staf had given a chance to have a photograph session with YB Senator Dato’ Dr Asyraf Wajdi Dato’ Dusuki.

7.2016 QUARTERLY ISLAMIC FINANCE PUBLIC LECTURE IRCIEF-IRTI : WAY FORWARD TO WAQF UNIVERSITY (UPDATE)

On 11 August 2016 International Research Centre of Islamic Economics and Finance (IRCIEF) KUIS has organized 2016 Quarterly Islamic Finance Public Lecture IRCIEF-IRTI : Way Forward to Waqf University at Auditorium Dr Zainuddin Jaafar, Administrative Block KUIS. The event was attended by more than 400 participants consisting of industry players, representatives of Islamic financial institutions, and students.The public lecture entitle Way Forward to Waqf University was delivered Tan Sri Muhammad Ali Hashim, Chairman of Dewan Perundangan Islam Malaysia and Tun Abdullah Ahmad Badawi, the former Prime Minister also attending this event as the Guest Of Honor.
The program began with du’a recitation led by Ustaz Nushi Bin Mahfodz and continued by the public lecture session. The prigram ended with a speech by Dr Latifa Bibi Musafar Hameed, Director of IRCIEF sharing about IRCIEF and thanking all participants for taking part in the event. After the event all participant, committee members and KUIS staf had given a chance to have a photograph session with Tan Sri Muhammad Ali Hashim and also Tun Abdullah Ahmad Badawi.

8.2016 QUARTERLY ISLAMIC FINANCE PUBLIC LECTURE IRCIEF-IRTI

IRCIEF-IRTI will be conducting its Quarterly Islamic Finance Public Lecture, details and speakers as follows:

9.IRTI CORNER LIBRARY OPEN DAY 2016 – PUBLIC LECTURE AND FORUM (UPDATE)

International Research Centre for Islamic Economics and Finance (IRCIEF) has organized the IRTI Corner Library Open Day 2016 on 23 June 2016  at Hassan Omar Lecture Hall, Academic Block 3, KUIS. The event was attended by more than 100 participants consisting of industry players, representatives of Islamic financial institutions, and students.

The morning session begin by du’a recitation by Ustaz Muhammad Syafee Salihin Bin Hassan followed by Opening Speech by Profesor Dato’ Dr. Ab. Halim bin Tamuri, Rector Of KUIS and the public lecture session begin. The public lecture was delivered by Prof Dr Engku Rabiah Adawiyah, Professor at IIUM and the topic was financial inclusion. After public lecture session end, the forum session begin after 15 minutes of break. The theme for the forum was also the financial inclusion. The forum session were delivered by Dato Adnan Alias, Ceo of IBFIM, Dr Hamim Syahrum, Deputy Director of Islamic Banking and Takaful Department Bank Negara Malaysia, Prof Dr Engku Rabiah Adawiyah and Dr Rusni Hassan, Associate Research Fellow IRCIEF as a moderator. The morning session ended with token appreciation to all speakers. After the morning session end, all speaker and guest had a chances to visit IRTI Corner Library.

The evening session was Islamic finance quiz competition conducted by Mr Mohammad Rizki bin Moi and Mr Ahmad Fatin Muhamad Suhaimi and this quiz held at IRTI Corner Library. This quiz were participated by student of KUIS.

During the event, there were also sales booth opened by INCIEF, IBFIM, CIMB Bank Berhad, Research Management Centre (RMC) KUIS, and also Pustaka Darul Iman.

10.IRTI-CORNER OPEN DAY 2016 – PUBLIC LECTURE AND FORUM

We are pleased to inform you that IRCIEF-KUIS is organizing public lecture and forum during the “IRTI-CORNER OPEN DAY 2016” scheduled to be held on 23rd June 2016. All are welcome.

Admission to this event is on a complimentary basis. Reservations are recommended as seats are limited. Please RVSP by 17th June 2016 . Email to: info.ircief@kuis.edu.my
Looking forward to your positive response.

11.2015 QUARTERLY ISLAMIC FINANCE PUBLIC LECTURE IRCIEF-IRTI @ SUKUK MARKET DEVELOPMENT AND ISSUES

International Research Centre for Islamic Economics and Finance (IRCIEF) in collaboration with Islamic Research and Training Institute (IRTI) of Islamic Development Bank (IDB) has organized the 2015 Quarterly Islamic Finance Public Lecture IRCIEF-IRTI on 17 September 2015 at Hassan Omar Lecture Hall, Academic Block 3, KUIS. The event was attended by more than 100 participants consisting of industry players, representatives of Islamic financial institutions, and students.

The public lecture entitled “Sukuk Market Development and Issues” was delivered by Prof. Dato’ Dr. Mohd Azmi Omar, the Director General for Islamic Research and Training Institute (IRTI), Islamic Development Bank, Jeddah. He was the Dean of the Institute of Islamic Banking and Finance, International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM), as well as Professor at the Department of Finance, Faculty of Economics & Management Sciences, IIUM. He was also the former Deputy Rector (Deputy Vice-Chancellor) in charge of Academic and Research from 2002 until 2008 and also served as the Dean of the Faculty of Economics & Management Sciences at the same university from 1996 to early 2002. He obtained his Bachelor and Master degrees in Finance from Northern Illinois University, USA and PhD from Bangor University, Wales (UK).

The public lecture was moderated by one of the associate research fellows of IRCIEF, Associate Prof. Dr Husni Hassan. The program began with du’a recitation led by Ustaz Don Daniyal Don Biyajid and continued by the moderator chairing the session. The public lecture ended with a speech by Prof. Dato’ Dr. Ab. Halim bin Tamuri, the Rector of KUIS thanking all participants for taking part in the event. He also expected a continuous cooperation between IRCIEF and IRTI in the future.

12.2015 QUARTERLY ISLAMIC FINANCE PUBLIC LECTURE IRCIEF-IRTI

The Market Penetration of Islamic Banks: Trends and Challenges

International Research Centre for Islamic Economics and Finance (IRCIEF) in collaboration with Islamic Research and Training Institute (IRTI) of Islamic Development Bank (IDB) had organized the 2015 Quarterly Islamic Finance Public Lecture IRCIEF-IRTI on 29 April 2015 at Auditorium Said Ramadan Al-Buti, KUIS. The event was attended by more than 100 participants from various institutions of higher learning, representatives of Islamic financial instutions, government officials and students.

The public lecture entitled “The Market Penetration of Islamic Banks: Trends and Challenges” was delivered by Prof. Emeritus Dr. Rodney Wilson, the winner of IDB Prize in Islamic Banking and Finance 1435H/2014 in recognition of his contribution to the subject. He is an Emeritus Professor in the International Centre for Education in Islamic Finance (INCEIF). Previously Professor Rodney Wilson has been involved in research and teaching in Islamic economics and finance for over 30 years and he founded the Durham University Islamic Finance Programme. Before joining INCEIF he was a Visiting Professor at the Qatar Faculty of Islamic Studies. He has authored 12 books and over 50 articles. His most recent books are Legal, Regulatory and Governance Issues in Islamic Finance, Edinburgh University Press, 2012 and Economic Development in the Middle East, Routledge, London and New York, 2013. The public lecture was moderated by the Chief Executive Officer, College of Islamic Studies Johor (MARSAH), Professor Dr. Mohamad @ Md. Som bin Sujimon.

The program began with the recitation of du’a led by Mr. Mohd Rofaizal bin Ibhraim and followed by opening speech by Mr. Kunrat Wirasubrata, Acting Director, IDB Regional Office, Kuala Lumpur. The program was officiated by Dr. Mokmin Basri, Deputy Rector (Student Development and Alumni) and in his speech he thanked all participants for participating in this event and expressed his hope to see the collaboration between IRCIEF and IRTI to continue in the future.

Prepared by:
Surianom Miskam and Nurul Nadia Roslan (IRCIEF)
Jun 2015