11th IFSB-INCEIF Executive Forum: Creativity and Innovation in Islamic Financial Products – Standardisation and Competitiveness

About the Programme: 

The IFSB-INCEIF Executive Forum aims to provide a platform for global leaders in Islamic finance to discuss selected emerging issues facing the global Islamic financial services industry. The Executive Forum places emphasis on issues related to supervision and prudential regulation, both at national and international levels, harnessing from the experiences of a distinguished pool of global experts, academics and practitioners.

Programme Theme: 

Islamic finance institutions require innovation and creativity in product design and delivery. While Islamic finance institutions must adhere to Shari’ah rules and principles, they must also satisfy their wide spectrum of customers, meet innovative aspects of new products and fulfil the needs and aspirations of stakeholders and society.

The 11th edition of the IFSB-INCEIF Executive Forum, themed Creativity and Innovation in Islamic Financial Products: Standardisation and Competitiveness, aims to push the current boundaries and explore the capabilities of the Islamic finance industry to innovate and develop an array of products to satisfy different customer demand segments. This Executive Forum also aims to delve into and draw upon the market player’s perspectives on product development and innovation in Islamic finance.

Innovation and creativity will be the buzz words of this Executive Forum. It aims to provide a platform for presenting diverse sets of product innovations, where participants are expected to enrich the discussions with suggestions for enhancements towards reaching greater heights for the industry. This Executive Forum will also highlight the challenges facing market players as well as banking supervisors in ensuring that robust Shari’ah governance structures are in place during product design and execution. It is expected that the participants, from among industry players and supervisors, will brainstorm and participate in in-depth discussions on a wide range of Islamic finance instruments. Among them equity/risk-sharing structures, consumer finance, structured trade finance and other instruments serving niche markets. These sessions will aim at illuminating issues related to promoting both standardisation with healthy competition in Islamic banking, Tak?ful, Islamic Capital Market (ICM) while at the same time exploring the potential use of, and contribution to, Fintech and Financial Inclusion, respectively.

Programme Approaches: 
  • Interactive discussions on a wide array of innovation and product development issues in Islamic finance
  • Discussions and brainstorming on the value propositions of existing Islamic finance products
  • Direct engagements with subject matter experts with diverse knowledge and expertise
  • Presentation and discussion of case studies and success stories
Who Should Attend: 
  • Regulators and Supervisors of Islamic financial institutions

  • Chief Executive Officers / Board Members of Islamic financial institutions Product Engineers and Developers / Product managers

  • Senior Management of Islamic financial institutions/ Fintech companies Senior Sales representatives / agents

  • Auditors, Lawyers, Advisers, Academics and Researchers in Islamic banking and finance

IFSB – INCEIF Executive Forum Fee

IFSB Member                                                                       USD 1,000*
Non IFSB Member (Early Bird by 2 August 2017)        USD 1,200
Non IFSB Member                                                              USD 1,500* 

* Group discount of 10% when you register 3 or more participants from the same organisation. (Not applicable to subsidiaries and affiliated companies).

Participation in this 2-day event includes F&B (welcome coffee, lunch, and coffee breaks), printed programme materials, group photo and Certificate of Attendance.

For queries and more information:
Mrs. Ida Shafinaz Ab. Malek
Tel: +603 9195 1427
Fax: +603 9195 1405
Email: ida.shafinaz@ifsb.org