FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 15 June 2017
15 June 2017, Kuala Lumpur – The Islamic Financial Services Board (IFSB) and INCEIF – The Global University of Islamic Finance are organising the Eleventh Executive Forum on Islamic Finance on 16 – 17 August 2017. The theme of the Executive Forum is Creativity and Innovation in Islamic Financial Products: Standardisation and Competitiveness. The IFSB-INCEIF Executive Forum 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 segments. It also aims to delve into, and draw upon, the market player’s perspectives on product development and innovation in Islamic finance.
The Executive Forum sessions will look at issues related to promoting both standardisation and healthy competition in the Islamic financial services industry, while at the same time explore the potentials of Fintech in Islamic Finance, and the industry’s contribution to Financial Inclusion.
The two-day Executive Forum will be divided into six sessions, which are:
- Overview of Islamic Banking Products – Principles and Parameters
- Consumer Financing Products – Strategies for Innovation
- Shari’ah Rules in Products Development: Branding, Ethics and Innovation
- Innovation in Takaful Avenue for the Industry’s Growth
- Fintech and Leveraging on the Industry’s Technological Advancements
- Panel Discussion on Innovation in Finance Products: Towards Standardisation and Competitiveness
The IFSB-INCEIF Executive Forum targets participants from among the mid to senior-level management, who seek to sharpen their skills and deepen their knowledge of the industry’s driving factors, as well as broaden their cross-border perspectives. The 11th Executive Forum is ideal for regulators and supervisors of the Islamic financial institutions, Chief Executive Officers, Board Members or senior management of the Islamic financial institutions, as well as product engineers and developers, product managers, senior management of Fintech companies, senior sales representatives, auditors, lawyers, advisers, academics and researchers in Islamic finance.