Conference Proceedings

SESSION 1: Islamic Banking
Topic of Research Author
Does the changes in Shariah screening methodology effect on Shariah-compliance status and financial performance of firms? Dr. Dawood Ashraf, Senior Researcher, IRTI, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Running Musharkah a Shariah Compliant Viable Alternate of Over Draft Facility  Mufti Naveed Alam, RSBM, Meezan Bank
The Role of Salam Contract in Islamic Banking Dr. Aishath Muneeza, Associate Professor INCEIF, The Global University of Islamic Finance
Rectification of Breach of Contract in Islamic Finance Dr. Shabeer Khan, Assistant Professor, IBA Sukkur
The Impact of Sustainable Banking Practices on Banks' Stability Dr. Adam Ng, Deputy Director, Research Management Centre (RMC) and Head of Value-Based Intermediation (VBI)
SESSION 2: Fintech and Islamic Finance
Topic of Research Author
The Dynamics of Islamic Finance through Blockchain Implementation Ms. Jaweriya Naz, Associate Researcher, NED University of Engineering and Technology
A Critical Sharia Analysis of Cryptocurrency Mufti Muaz Ashraf, Research Sharia Scholar, Sharia Compliance Department, Meezan Bank Limited
The Prospects of a Common Digital Currency in OIC Member Countries Dr. Alaa Alabed, Chief Research Officer, Wethaq Capital Markets
Can Market Sentiment Predict Stock Returns? Evidence for Islamic and Conventional Stocks in Pakistan Dr. Sana Tauseef, Assistant Professor,Department of Finance, IBA Karachi
'Postpaid' Crowdfunding Insurance: A Potential New Takaful Model  Dr. Burhanuddin Lukman, Head of Takaful Unit, ISRA, Malaysia
Islamic Finance: A Catalyst for Sustainable Development Prof. Dr. Rehana Kouser, Chairperson, Department of Commerce, BZU, Multan
SESSION 3:  Islamic Social Finance
Topic of Research Author
The Role of Islamic Social Finance (Waqf) in Poverty Alleviation in Pakistan Dr. Sanaullah Ansari, Assistant Professor
SZABIST, Islamabad, Pakistan.
Sukuk-Bond Dynamic Co-movement and Driving Factors: Evidence from DCC-GARCH and Wavelet analysis Dr. Tahar Tayachi, Assistant Professor and Chair of Finance Department at Effat University, Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Islamic Financial Industry and Consumer's Role Dr. Lakhi Muhammad, Assistant Professor, CUST Islamabad
Are Islamic Banks Helping to Achieve Sustainable Development Goals? Mr. Ahsan Mehmood Ghumman, Team Lead Transmission Network, Wi-Tribe Ltd.
Role of Zakat, Waqf and Islamic Microfinance in Achieving Maqasid Al-Shariah Dr. Hassan Shakeel, Associate Director, Institute of Islamic Banking, UMT, Lahore
Presence of Islamic Banks in East Asia- Stability vs Fragility Argument  Dr. Syed Aun R. Rizvi, Suleman Dawood School of Business, Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS)
Data Analytics approach to Islamic Mutual Fund Performance Dr. Ishaque Bhatti, Director, Department of Economics & Finance, La Trobe Business School
SESSION 4: Shariah Governance for Islamic Finance Institutions
Topic of Research Author
The Relevance of Shariah for Modern Economies Dr. Putri Swastika, Head of Islamic Economics Department, Institut Agama Islam Negeri Metro, Indonesia
Corporate Governance, Product Mix and Earnings Volatility: A Comparative Analysis of Islamic and Conventional Banks Dr. Safdar Husain Tahir, Chairperson and Assistant Professor, Lyalpur Business School, Government College University, Faisalabad
Threats to Independence of Shariah Board Mr. Naveed Aslam, Joint Director, Banking Inspection Department, State Bank of Pakistan
Shariah Governance Framework for IBIs: A Critical Analysis Dr. Abdus Sattar Abbasi, Head of Center of Islamic Finance, COMSATS Lahore
Shariah disclosure attributes of takaful companies: An overview of takaful managers' experiences in Pakistan Dr. Shafiullah Jan, Head Researcher, CEIF, IM Sciences, Peshawar
Shariah compliance & Shariah based products in Islamic Financial Institutions Practices  Dr. Ahcene Lahsasna, CEO Salihin Shariah Advisory, Malaysia 
Sustainable Growth with Islamic Financial Instruments and Institutions Dr. Salman Ahmed Shaikh, Assistant Professor, SZABIST, Karachi
SESSION 5: Power Session