IFSB Annual Meetings 2018
1st - 3rd May, 2018, Kuwait
A Universal Value Proposition
Under the patronage of His Highness the Amir of the State of Kuwait Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, the Central Bank of Kuwait (CBK) and the Islamic Financial Services Board (IFSB) have the pleasure to invite you to a high-level global conference with the theme “Islamic Finance: A Universal Value Proposition”. The conference will be held on May 02, 2018, in Kuwait City, in conjunction with the IFSB Annual Meetings (1st – 3rd of May, 2018) hosted by the CBK.
The conference aims at providing a platform for a global dialogue on financial stability and sustainable economic development through Islamic finance. The conference will place particular emphasis on macro-economic diversifications, building a dynamic and robust regulatory regime, aligning global practices, and addressing the emerging risks facing the Islamic financial services industry.
Who Should Attend?
Participation in this conference is expected to include ministers, central bank governors, heads of regulatory and supervisory authorities, international organisations, international standard setting bodies, international rating agencies, conventional and Islamic financial institutions, leading private and public sector executives, Shari’ah scholars, and academics.
About the Organizers
The Central Bank of Kuwait (CBK) is a public institution established by virtue of the Law No. 32 of 1968 concerning Currency, the Central Bank of Kuwait and the Organization of Banking Business and commenced operation on the 1st of April 1969. The CBK’s broad responsibilities include among others, the issuance of banknotes and coins, setting and implementing monetary policy, and regulating and supervising banking activities in the State of Kuwait. More Info
The Islamic Financial Services Board (IFSB) is an international standard-setting organisation that promotes and enhances the soundness and stability of the Islamic financial services industry by issuing global prudential standards and guiding principles for the industry, broadly defined to include banking, capital markets and insurance sectors. More Info
Representative of His Highness the Amir
Minister of Finance
Central Bank of Kuwait &
Chairman of IFSB 2018
Central Bank of Bahrain
Chairman of the Board of Commissioners
Financial Services Authority, Indonesia
Saudi Arabian Monetary Authority
Central Bank of the UAE
Senior Vice President
The World Bank Group
Islamic Financial Services Board
Bank Negara Malaysia
Acting Chief Executive Officer
International Islamic Liquidity Management Corporation
Federal Financial Supervisory Authority (BaFin), Germany
Member of the Secretariat
Basel Committee on Banking Supervision
Kuwait International Bank, Kuwait
Kuwait Finance House, Kuwait
Vice Chairman and CEO
Boubyan Bank, Kuwait
Kuwait Finance House, Kuwait
Mashreq Group, UAE
CIMB Islamic Bank, Malaysia
|1||Country Showcases||08:30 ‑ 16:00|
|2||10th IFSB Public Lecture on Financial Policy and Stability|
|3||Registration||08:00 ‑ 08:30|
|4||Opening & Welcoming Addresses||Waleed Al Awadhi||08:30 ‑ 08:45|
|5||Lecture 1: Financial Stability and Islamic Finance||Dr. Monzer Kahf||08:45 ‑ 10:00|
|6||Coffee Break & Networking||10:00 - 10:30|
|7||Lecture 2: Islamic Finance Policies: Implications on Industry Stakeholders||Dr. Ishrat Husain||10:30 ‑ 11:45|
|8||IFSB Members & Industry Engagement Session|
|9||Welcoming Adresses||12:15 ‑ 12:30|
|10||Presentation on Key Developments in the Global Islamic Finance Industry||12:30 ‑ 12:50|
|11||Interactive Session||12:50 ‑ 14:00|
Partners and Sponsors
The IFSB Annual Meetings 2018 will take place in Kuwait City, Kuwait.
The IFSB Annual Meetings and Side Events will be held at Four Seasons Hotel Kuwait at Burj Alshaya from 1– 3 May 2018.
Discover one of the leading urban centres of the Middle East through the sophisticated lens of Four Seasons Hotel Kuwait at Burj Alshaya. Located in the northwest corner of the Arabian Gulf on Kuwait Bay, Kuwait City is the economic, cultural and political capital of Kuwait – a country with a population of about four million people. This business-oriented city mixes modern skyscrapers and classic Islamic architecture, designer shopping malls and traditional street markets. Here in the city centre, our five-star hotel concierge team guides you to the top things to do in Kuwait.
FOUR SEASONS HOTEL KUWAIT AT BURJ ALSHAYA
1 - 3 May, 2018
Kuwait City, Kuwait