SYMPOSIUM: Workshops

Thursday, 17th June, 2010
IE Business School
Beyond the Crisis: Islamic Finance in the New Financial order
Workshops (10:30AM - 01:30PM)
“Introduction to Islamic Economic & Finance”

How to teach Islamic Economics and Finance in  
  the business world: Issues & terminologies in Islamic finance  
The Teaching of Islamic Finance in Spain, Europe  
  and the World  
The Training in Islamic Finance: The Experience  
  of IDB  
The Research in Islamic Finance: The Experience  
  of IERC  
“Public-Private Partnerships: Islamic Finance in International Project Finance”
Application of Islamic Finance in International  
  Projects New Synergies between Islamic and conventional finance  
Experience from other countries (Qatar,  
  Bahrain, UAE, etc.)  
“Legal and Tax Adaptation of Islamic Finance Instruments in Spain”

Welcoming Islamic Finance into National Law: A  
  Variety of Approaches  
Experience from other countries (UK, France,  
  Hong Kong, Singapore)  
Spanish legal and supervision set ups for  
  banking and financial institutions : Islamic Industry viewpoint  
Way forward: suggested practical steps of how  
  to go about it  
Workshop outline
Each workshop will be headed by two experts, one Spanish and one Saudi.
Each expert will select a group of 15 participants (30 in total). Both will mutually agree to a list of 10 questions that will be the
  foundation for debate during the workshop.
Before the event, each participant will receive a brief introduction to the topic under consideration. This paper/presentation will
  be prepared by both experts, and it will offer a background for those participants less familiar with the subject.
9:30 AM – 10:00 AM Coffee
10:00 AM – 10:30 AM
Introduction. The two experts will present the goals (10 questions) to be achieved during the
  workshop. This introduction should not exceed 20 minutes.
10:30 AM – 11:30 AM
Topic goes under discussion following the proposed 10 questions.
11:30 AM – 11:45 AM Coffee break
11:45 AM – 01:00 PM
Discussion to be continued
01:00 PM – 01:30 PM