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Islamic Finance: The Way Forward Conference

Date: 27th February 2016

Time: 10.00-18.00

Location: The London School of Economics and Political Science, Houghton Street, WC2A 2AE

The Islamic Finance and Ethics Society are honoured to present the first student-led Islamic Finance conference in the UK. The theme of the conference is ‘Islamic Finance: The Way Forward’, with the aim to explore various areas which effects many of us.

Preliminary Programme:
10 am Registration
 
10.30 am Opening remarks
– Daud Vicary, INCEIF
 
10:45 am Generation Debt
– Iqbal Nasim, National Zakat Foundation
– Ben Dyson, Positive Money
– Stuart Hutton, Simply Ethical
 
11:40 am The Future of Islamic Finance in Britain
– Stella Cox, DDCAP
– Ken Eglinton, EY
– Harris Irfan, Rasmala PLC
– Mushtak Parker, Islamic Banker
 
12:30pm Lunch Break/Networking/Prayer
 
1:45 pm Can Finance be socially conscious?
– Mehmet Asutay, Durham University
– Omar Shaikh, UK Islamic Finance Council
– Shehroze Khan, MADE in Europe
 
2:40 pm Women in Islamic Finance (forum discussion)
– Naomi Heaton, London Central Portfolio Ltd
– Siraj Sait, University of East London
– Hanan Al-Najjar, Gatehouse Bank
 
3:30 pm Break/prayer
 
4:00 pm Islamic Finance and the Law
– Imam Qazi, Foot Anstey
– Ashley Freeman, Charles Russell Speechlys
– Sheikh Bilal Khan, Middle East Association
 
4:50 pm Entrepreneurship
– Shahbaz Mirza, Ramadan Legacy
– Umer Suleman, Affogato
– Mehedi Islam, Meem Mobile
 
Tickets are available at £10 for students, and £15 for professionals. The price includes lunch, refreshments and delegate packs. Please buy your tickets at: https://www.lsesu.com/ents/event/4599/

 

Price includes: All talks, lunch, tea and coffee
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