Sustainability and the Fourth Industrial Revolution
Following the three successful editions of the International Conferenceon Islamic Finance (ICIF), the Center for Islamic Economics and Finance (CIEF) at the College of Islamic Studies (CIS), at Hamad Bin Khalifa University (HBKU), with the support of the Qatar Financial Centre (QFC) Authority, is organizing the fourth ICIF, scheduled to be held on April 4 - 6, 2021 in Doha, Qatar.
The forthcoming ICIF 2021 aims to probe the barriers and opportunities for sustainable economic development under the “new normal”, characterized by the digital economy and Fourth Industrial Revolution, in the context of Islamic finance and economy.
Welcome to the International Conference of Islamic Finance 2021!
Dear Colleagues and Guests,
On behalf of the organizing committee and the College of Islamic Studies (CIS), Hamad Bin Khalifa University (HBKU), the organizing institution, it is my great pleasure to welcome you to the International Conference on Islamic Finance 2021.
This year’s virtual conference will gather the local and international community in the field to discuss the emerging sustainable economic development under the “new normal”, characterized by the digital economy and Fourth Industrial Revolution, in the context of Islamic finance and economy. We hope this conference will inspire participants to initiate collaborations within and across various disciplines for the advancement of the topic, and further contribute to the development of Qatar as a knowledge-based economy.
We thank the staff, keynote speakers, contributing authors, and our sponsor, Qatar Financial Centre Authority (QFC), for helping us to make this conference possible. The organizing committee will do its best to make sure that your participation will be a rewarding and pleasurable experience.
Dr. Syed Nazim Ali
On behalf of ICIF 2021 Committee
Director of Research Division | Center of Islamic Economics and Finance