|9.00 am – 9.30 am||Onsite Registration|
|9.30 am –
|9.45 am –
Economic Revitalisation: Mapping a Sustainable Recovery
The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in both health and economic crises globally. The economic impact is enormous with long-lasting repercussions for people, businesses and governments. Medium and long-term economic recovery programmes by governments as well as revival plans and strategies by organisations and businesses are necessary with the potential to create a sustainable and resilient recovery.
This Session will explore:
|11.30 am –12.15 pm||SESSION 2
Net Zero Transition: Growing Urgency
Governments and businesses alike are increasingly committed to climate action. Despite the growing importance to achieve net-zero by 2050 as per UN’s Race to Zero campaign, the net-zero equation is still unsolved due to the scale of the task at hand. For instance, power and industry are major energy consumers and together they generate about 60 percent of CO2 emissions.
This Session will explore:
|12.15 pm –
Halal Transformation Journey
|12.45 pm –
|2.00 pm –
Digital Transformation Revolution: Embracing Technology
COVID-19 pandemic has transformed society and hastened the adoption of digital technology in all spheres of the economy. By leveraging the internet, smartphones, big data, the internet of things, artificial intelligence, robotics, virtual and augmented reality as well as other digital technologies, governments and private sector can increase productivity, spur innovation and improve livelihoods. However, this process has also exposed and exacerbated the digital inequality and gaps globally.
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|3.00 pm –
Muslim-Friendly Tourism and Hospitality: Capturing Opportunities
Despite being the fastest growing global travel sector, the “Muslim-friendly” tourism industry has been affected by the onslaught of COVID-19 pandemic. As travel returns, this niche industry will be greatly sought after by observant Muslims looking for suitable holiday destinations.
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|4.00 pm –
Revitalising Waqf: Role of Islamic Finance
Waqf development has been hampered due to lack of comprehensive ecosystem such as lack of legislation, governance, professionalism and funding. Islamic finance industry particularly Islamic capital market has the capacity to support the development of waqf assets.
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|5.00 pm –
|CLOSING AND VOTE OF THANKS
|END OF WIEF ROUNDTABLE|
ABOUT AMARI SPICE PENANG
AMARI SPICE PENANG is the city’s new leading business convention hotel offering vibrant experiences to guests on a business or “bleisure” trip, directly connected to the SPICE Convention Centre. Situated in the heart of Penang’s Central Business District, Bayan Lepas and a 5km drive from Penang International Airport.
The hotel offers 453 contemporary designed guest rooms and suites with thoughtfully designed touches, each room and suite feature a smart workspace, a smart TV, and high-speed Wi-Fi connectivity.
The hotel also features a 240-square-meter pillar-less ballroom with a spacious pre-function space and five function rooms, an all-day dining Amaya Food Gallery, Amaya Bar, Cascade lobby lounge, Aqua Bar, FIT Centre, and outdoor saltwater swimming pool.
Amari SPICE Penang
2, Persiaran Mahsuri
11900 Bayan Lepas, Penang, Malaysia
The special rate is offered exclusively to WIEF Roundtable Penang 2022 participants only. Kindly book your room via:
Tan Sri Dr Syed Hamid Albar
World Islamic Economic Forum Foundation
Tan Sri Dr Syed Hamid began his career in the Judicial and Legal Service as a magistrate in 1970 and was appointed President of the Sessions Court in 1971. He then pursued a career in the financial and banking sector locally and internationally from 1972 to 1986. In the years 1986 to 1990, he became a partner in the law firm of Albar, Zulkifly and Yap. He was a Member of Parliament from 1990 to 2013, during which time he held various ministerial positions including Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department and Minister of Justice, Minister of Defence, Minister of Home Affairs and most notably, Minister of Foreign Affairs. Tan Sri Dr. Syed Hamid’s last held position was Chairman of the Land Public Transport Commission of Malaysia (SPAD), from 2010 to 2017. Tan Sri Dr. Syed Hamid holds a Barrister-at-Law degree from the Middle Temple, U.K. and was called to the Malaysian Bar in 1974. He also holds a Masters Degree in Human Sciences (Political Science) from International Islamic University Malaysia and a PhD in International Relations from Asia e University, Kuala Lumpur.
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