Conference Schedule – Day 1
Registration & Refreshments

8:00 am – 9:00 am 

9:00 AM – 11:00AM
  • Arrival Of VVIP
  • Emcee Welcoming Remarks
  • Recital of Al-Quran
  • Welcoming Address
    Prof. Dr. Mohamad Akram LaldinExecutive Director, ISRA
  • Special Keynote Address
  • Official Launching Ceremony Of IFD2019
  • Product Launch
  • MoU Exchanges
  • Presentation of Appreciation Memento to Guest of Honor
Morning Break and Networking
11:00 AM – 11:20AM
1st Keynote: Cyber Talk: The Firewall
11:20 AM – 11:40 AM
YBhg. Dato’ Ts Dr. Haji Amirudin Abdul Wahab
CEO, Cyber Security Malaysia
1st Dialogue Session: Shariah Transcendence in Fintech
11:40 AM – 12:30 PM
  • Assoc. Prof. Dr. Aznan Hasan (President, ASAS)
  • Dr. Zaharuddin Abd Rahman (MD/Founder, Elzar Shariah Solutions & Advisory Sdn Bhd)
  • Assoc. Prof. Dr. Aishath Muniza (Lecturer, INCEIF)

Moderator: Prof. Dr. Ashraf Md Hashim (CEO, ICSB)

Emerald Literati Awards

2018 ISRA-Bloomberg Sharīʿah Stock Screening and Income Cleansing Methodologies: A Conceptual Paper
– Prof. Dr. Ashraf Md Hashim (CEO, ICSB) & Dr. Farrukh Habib (Researcher, ISRA)

12:30 PM – 12:40 PM
Lunch & Dhuhr
12:40 PM – 2:00 PM
Islamic Economics & I-FIKR Video
2:00 PM – 2:15 PM
2nd Keynote: Economy Talk: Islamic Digital Economy
2:15 PM – 2:40 PM
Mr. Norhizam Abdul Kadir
VP, Growth Ecosystem Development Division, MDEC
2nd Dialogue Session: IFI’s – Engaging the Machine
2:40 PM – 3:30 PM
  • Mr. Hassan Scott Odierno (Partner: Actuarial Partners Consulting)
  • Mr. Masumi Hamahira (Advisor, Islamic Banking Window, MUFG Bank (Malaysia) Berhad)

Moderator: Dr. Marjan Muhammad (Head of Quality Assurance, ISRA)

Refreshment and Networking
3:30 PM – 3:50 PM
3rd Keynote: Risk Talk : The Safety Net
3:50 PM – 4:10 PM
Mr. Gopal Kiran
  Senior Manager, FinTech and Digital Advisory, EY
3rd Dialogue Session: Compete or Collaborate
4:10 PM – 5:00 PM
  • Mr. Daniel Ruppert (CEO, Sedania Innovator Bhd)
  • Mr. Mark Smalley (CEO & Co-founder, Neuroware)
  • Mr. Ahmad Al Izham Izadin (Manager, Bond and Sukuk Research – BIX Malaysia)

Moderator: Mr. Othman Abdullah (Managing Director, Islamic Banking, Silverlake)

End of Day 1
5:00 PM
Conference Schedule – Day 2
Industrial Talk: Investment Account Platform – Case Study
Ms. Joann Enriquez (CEO – IAPlatform)

9:00 am – 9:25 am 

Interview Session: People Talk: Entrepreneurship “To Be or Not to Be”
9:30 AM – 10:15 AM

Datuk Dr. Mohd Daud Bakar
Founder and Executive Chairman of Amanie Group

Interview by Ms. Shabana Hassan (Consultant, ISRA)

Morning Break and Networking
10:15 AM – 10:30 AM
4th Keynote: RegTalk: Supporting the Demand for Islamic Fintech
10:30 AM – 10:50 AM

Dr. Bello Lawal Danbatta
Secretary-General,  Islamic Financial Services Board (IFSB)

ISRA–IFSB Exchange of Memorandum of Understanding
10:50 AM – 11:00 AM
4th Dialogue Session: Searching for the Islamic Unicorn
11:00 AM – 11:50 AM
  • Mr. Yusuf Jaffar, (Manager, MAGIC Accelerator Program)
  • Ms. Aiza Azreen Ahmad (Director Strategic Development, Axiata Digital)
  • Dr. Hazik Mohamed (Managing Director, Stellar Consulting Group)

Moderator: Mr. Daud Vicary (CEO, DVA Consultancy)

5th Dialogue Session: Islamic Social Finance through Fintech / Blockchain
11:50 AM – 12:40 PM
  • Mr. Umar Munshi, (Co-founder, Ethis Ventures Sdn Bhd)
  • Mr. Hamid Rashid, (Founder and CEO, Finterra Technologies Sdn Bhd)
  • Mr. Randi Swandaru, (Head of Zakat Utilization Division, The National Zakat Board (BAZNAS))

Moderator: Prof. Dr. Aly Khorshid (Dean Faculty of Management and Economics, LU Excellence Education, London University, UK)

Lunch & Networking
12:40 PM – 2:00 PM
Islamic Fintech Pitch Competition (Pitching Session)
2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
1. Dato’ Arif Siddiqui (Lead Consultant, Karrandaaz)
2. Ms. Azleena Idris (VP, Legal, Kuwait Finance House Malaysia)
3. Dr. Nurliza Binti Mohd Mydin (Head, Strategic Research & Reporting, Maybank Islamic)
4. Mr. Mohammad Ali Shah (Head, Islamic Digital Economy & Fintech, Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC))
5. Dr. Farrukh Habib (Researcher, ISRA)
ISRA Fintech Agenda 2019
4:00 PM – 4:15 PM

1. Assoc. Prof. Dr. Said Bouheraoua (Director, Research Development & Innovation Department)
2. Dr. Farrukh Habib (Researcher, ISRA)

Closing Ceremony: Award Presentation & Closing Speech
4:15 PM – 5:00 PM
Coffee Break and Networking
5:00 PM
End of Day 2