Start Date : 10th October 2017
End Date : 10th October 2017
Venue : Lanai Kijang, BNM, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Year : 2017
Institution : International Shariah Research Academy for Islamic Finance ( ISRA )


Theme : Fintech & Entrepreneurship

Date : 10th October 2017

Venue: Lanai Kijang, BNM, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Regular: RM300 per person

Early Bird/Group: RM 250 per person

(A group consist of 3 persons or more, Early Bird - by Sept 20, 2017)

(NOTE: Payment includes one year subscription for I-FIKR after the event - Value of RM150 )


Event Details

8:30am    Registration

9:00am    Welcome Remarks

9:10am    Opening Remarks 

9:30am    Fintech Innovation in Islamic Finance

10:30am   Break

11:00am    Governance & Fintech - Empowering the Dreamers

12:00pm    Blockchain & Crypto-currency - Islamic Finance Opportunities

1:00pm      Sponsor Session

1:15pm      Lunch / Zuhr Prayer

2:30pm      Micro Financing & Crowdfunding Investments - New Avenues

                  ISRA Bitcoin Research Paper Presentation

3:30pm      Smart Contract and Robo-advisory: Codifying Shariah contracts

4:30pm      Entrepreneurship - Building the Future

5:30pm      Refreshment & End of Event



Prof. Dr. Mohamad Akram Laldin

Executive Director, ISRA



YBhg En. Marzunisham bin Omar

Assistant Governor, BNM



Invited Speaker/Moderators:



YM Raja Teh Maimunah Raja Abdul Aziz (CEO AmInvestment Bank )

Dr. Rosnah Binti Omar, (Independent Non-Executive Director, AFFINIslamic)

Mr. Abdul Fattah Mohamed Yatim, (Deputy Chairman, National Industry Standards Committee on IT, Communications and Multimedia, Department of Standards Malaysia)

En. Norhizam Kadir, VP of Growth Ecosystem Development (MDEC).

Dato' Dr. Nazri Khan, (Vice President, Head of Retail Research Affin Hwang Investment Bank Bhd)

Associate Professor, Dr. Aznan Hasan (President, Association of Shariah Advisors in Islamic Finance (ASAS))

Prof. Dr. Mohamad Akram Laldin, (Executive Director of International Shari'ah Research Academy for Islamic Finance (ISRA))

Ms. Azleena Idris, (Managing Director and Head of ASEAN, SHAPE® Knowledge Services)

Prof. Dr. Ashraf Md Hashim, (Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of ISRA Consultancy Sdn. Bhd)

Ms. Ruslena Ramli (Head of Islamic Finance, RAM Rating Services Berhad)

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Said Bouheraoua (Director of Research, ISRA)

Dr. Sofiza Azmi (CEO, Edbiz Consulting)

Ms. Maya Marissa Malek (Executive Director, Global Shariah Advisory & Chief Executive Officer, Amanie Advisors Global Office)

Sh. Ashraf Ali Gomma (Group Head, Shariah & Governance, CIMB)

Dr. Farrukh Habib (ISRA Researcher)

Ust. Ahmad Mu'az Mohd Nawawi (President, Malaysia Young Shariah Scholars Association (MySSA)

Mr. Hassan Alsagoff (CEO, Mountain Partners Malaysia)

Mr. Kyri Andreou (Co-Founder & Director, Ata Plus Sdn Bhd)

Mr. Kashminder Singh, (Chief Strategy Officer - Pitch Platforms Sdn Bhd )

Ms. Joann Enriques (COO, EthisCrowd)

Ms. Natasha Ishak, (Manager, HAYS Banking & Financial Services & HAYS Finance Technology)



















The Islamic Fintech Dialogue 2017 (IFD 2017) is an ideal event for professionals, practitioners, entreprenuers & students to get in-depth expose to the latest trends in the Islamic Fintech ecosystem. The event is organised by International Shariah Academy for Islamic Finance (ISRA).


  • EXPOSE participants to contemporary trends in Fintech
  • EDUCATE participants on the Fundamentals of Fintech
  • ENLIGHTEN & INSPIRE young future leaders and entrepreneurs
  • EMPOWER the start-ups and dreamers
  • ENCOURAGE & GUIDE talented minds and the eager for success

Participants will have the opportunity to hear first hand from key industry figures of the latest trend and what key areas the industry and investors are currently focusing on.

This event will give participants the benefit of connecting face-to-face with like-minded individuals. Attending this event will expose participants to some of the latest trends, which could be crucial for the success of your business. The target of the event is to inspire the younger generation to push ahead with their inspiration while being guided by advice and experience of industry experts and successful entrepreneurs.

Come and Join us at the IFD 2017 as we listen to Scholars and Industry experts talk and share their insights and experiences on interesting and trending topics in the Islamic fintech ecosystem. Areas of discussion includes: Blockchain, Bitcoin, Fintech, Governance, Shariah-Compliant, Crowdfunding, Robo-Advisory, Smart Contracts, Islamic Finance, Crypto-currency, Microfinancing, P2P funding, and Much More...



Face-to-face connection with like-minded individuals

networking with new clients and collaborators

connect with key influencers

Stay up-to-date with the latest and current trends in the Market

Exposure to new and innovative ideas

Be inspired and motivated

New areas and opportunity for investment


Who should attend:

Government Agencies, Regulators, Investors , Wealth Management, Startups, Founders, Directors, Executives, Entrepreneurs, Islamic Finance Experts, Practitioners, Fintech Junkies, Social Activists, Academicians, Students & Any one with interest.



***Note: Should your institution wish to be a sponsor of this event please contact Mr. Shaheezam Mohamad at 03-76514215 (email: or Mr. Ibraheem Tijani at 03-76514225 (email: Sponsorship Package Available Here




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