2nd Islamic Finance Conference on Islamic Microfinance and Social Responsibility
Dates: April 20- 21 2016
Venue: Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
tremendous growth of Islamic finance has proved that Islamic finance is
a viable alternative solution for conventional finance. The estimated
growth of Islamic finance is around 15% and with $ 1.5 trillion asset
worldwide. Islamic Microfinance is still small segment in Islamic
finance industry compared to other segments such as Islamic banking and
Islamic capital market, etc. Islamic Microfinance is a segment with
great potential for growth. It is assessed that Islamic microfinance is
1% of the total Islamic finance. Development of microfinance helps
countries to increase their growth and the welfare of the less
privileged people in the society. This conference will provide you with
opportunities to collaborate with Academics, researchers, government,
and practitioners to develop innovative solutions to Islamic
microfinancing challenges; and share best practices in this area. This
will give participants in this conference the exposure to not only the
theory but also the practical applications of Islamic microfinancing and
their impact on economic growth.
The conference is intended for
researchers, academicians, regulators, and business entities who are
interested in enhancing knowledge and ideas in Islamic Microfinancing.
Objectives of the Conference
Increase the understanding and awareness of Islamic microfinance and its implementation.
Offer innovative practical solutions related to contemporary challenges on Islamic microfinance.
Provide opportunities to participants share best practices and publish their research on Islamic economics and finance issues.
Strengthen the cooperation on Islamic economics practices among industry, academic institutions, and government.
List of grand themes
- Role of Islamic microfinance in social development
- Entrepreneurship and microfinance
- Alleviating poverty
- Socio-economic impact of Islamic microfinance
- Success stories
- Miscellaneous topics