9:30 AM - 4:00 PM

Radisson Blu Hotel, Dhaka, Bangladesh

9.00 AM Arrival of Guests & Registration
9.30 AM Session 1 | Regional Cooperation to Combat Climate Change: The Way Forward

Keynote Speaker:
• Dr. Atiq A. Rahman, Executive Director, Bangladesh Centre for Advanced Studies, Bangladesh

• Prof. Dr. Daniel Murdiyarso, Principal Scientist, Center for International Forestry, Research (CIFOR) & Professor, Department of Geophysics and Meteorology, Bogor Agricultural University, Indonesia
• Ambassador Chandrashekhar Dasgupta, Bangladesh Centre for Advanced Studies, Bangladesh

• Dr. Ainun Nishat, Vice Chancellor, BRAC University, Dhaka, Bangladesh

11.00 AM Break for Networking & Coffee
11.30 AM Session 2 | Islamic Micro Finance: An Instrument for Poverty Alleviation

Chief Guest:
• Dr. Atiur Rahman, Governor, Bangladesh Bank Keynote

• Mr. Mohammad Abdul Mannan, Managing Director, Islami Bank Bangladesh Ltd

• Dr. Dadang Muljawan, Islamic Development Bank, Saudi Arabia
• Datuk Hajah Zabidah Ismail, Managing Director, Amanah Ikhtiar Malaysia
• A.K.M Nazrul Fazal Bulbbul, Director/Adivsor Exim Banks, Director/Bangladesh Association of Banks(BAB)

• Prof. Dr. Abul Hasan M. Sadeq, Vice Chancellor, Asian University, Dhaka

1.00 PM Break for Prayer & Lunch
2.30 PM Session 3 | Private Higher Education: Creating World Class Institutions through Regional Cooperation

Chief Guest:
• Ambassador Shafi Sami, Former Adviser (Minister) Chairman, Association of Private Universities of Bangladesh

Keynote Speaker:
• Prof. M. Anwar Hossain, Former VC, Islamic University of Technology, Bangladesh

• Prof Tan Sri Dzulkifli Abdul Razak, Vice Chancellor, Albukhary International University, Malaysia
• Mr. Tanri Abeng, Founder and Chairman, Executive Centre for Global Leadership, Indonesia
• Dr. Mohamed Moustafa Mahmoud, Executive Director, Madinah Institute for Leadership and Entrepreneurship, Saudi Arabia

• Mr. Ian Buchanan, Senior Executive Advisor, Booz & Co., Australia

4.00 PM Vote of Thanks by the Hon. Tun Musa Hitam, Chairman, WIEF Foundation & former Deputy Prime Minister of Malaysia
4.15 PM End of Roundtable
Refreshments & Networking
Jointly Organised by:
  • WIEF Foundation
  • SEACO Foundation
Supported by:
  • Bangladesh Federation of Women Entrepreneurs
  • Bangladesh Malaysia Chamber of Commerce and Industry
  • High Commission of Malaysia in Dhaka
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