Conference Programme

1 & 2 APRIL 2020

BALLROOM, MALAYSIA INTERNATIONAL TRADE AND EXHIBITION CENTRE (MITEC), KUALA LUMPUR

DAY 1, 1st April 2020 ( WEDNESDAY )
Time Event
08:30am – 09:30am

REGISTRATION

Arrival of Delegates, Guests and VIPs

09:30am – 09:40am

Doa Recital

Welcome Remark

Mr. Hairol Ariffein Sahari, Acting Chief Executive Officer Halal Industry Development Corporation

Corporate Video Presentation

9:45am – 11:15am

AMBASSADORS SESSION : EMPOWERING HALAL COMMUNITY

Panellists:

  • H.E. Emir Hadzikadunic, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Embassy of Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • H.E. Naiyl M. Latypov, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Russian Federation
  • H.E. Maria Castillo Fernandez, Ambassador – Head of Delegation of European Union Delegation to Malaysia

Moderator:

  • Mr. Malek Ali, BFM Founder
11:30am – 12:30pm

MINISTERIAL PANEL : STRENGTHENING THE HALAL ECOSYSTEM

 

Panellists:

  • The Hon. Dato’ Seri Mohamed Azmin Ali, Minister of Ministry of Economic Affairs
  • H.E. Mohamed bin Maziad Al-Tuwaijri, Minister of Economy & Planning, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
  • The Hon. Ebrahim Patel,Minister of Economic Development, South Africa

Moderator:

  • Dato’ Teng Chang Khim, Chairman of Standing Committees for Investment, Industry & Commerce and Small & Medium Enterprise (SMEs)
12:30pm – 02:00pm

BUSINESS LUNCHEON (BY INVITATION ONLY)

Hosted by The Hon. Dato' Seri Mohamed Azmin Ali, Minister of Economic Affairs Malaysia

02:00pm – 02.45pm

IN CONVERSATION WITH

  • Professor Jomo, Economist

Moderator:

  • Mr. Kamarul Bahrin Harun, CEditor and Journalist Astro Awani
03:00pm – 04:00pm

OPENING CEREMONY OF THE WORLD HALAL WEEK 2020

Guest of Honor:

  • The Right Honorable Prime Minister of Malaysia, Tun Dr. Mahathir Mohamad
4:15pm – 5:15pm

CAPTAINS OF INDUSTRY PANEL : RESPONSIBLE CONSUMPTION AND PRODUCTION

 

Panellists:

  • Mr. Yoshinoki Hamachiyo, Managing Director Kewpie
  • Mr. Ryuichi Nitta, Chief Executive Officer of NHF Manufacturing (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd
  • Mr. Shiram Krishnamuthy,Chief Executive Officer WiproUnza
  • Mr. Shinya Yokoyama,Co-Founder of Food Diversity Inc.

Moderator:

  • Ms. Haslinda Amin, Anchor Bloomberg Asia Pacific

END OF CONFERENCE DAY 1

08:00pm - 10:00pm

WORLD HALAL WEEK APPRECIATION DINNER & EXCELLENCE AWARDS (BY INVITATION ONLY)

Guest of Honor:

  • Her Majesty Seri Paduka Baginda The Raja Permaisuri Agong Tunku Hajah Azizah Aminah Maimunah Iskandariah Binti Almarhum Al- Mutawakkil Alallah Sultan Iskandar Al-Haj

END OF DAY 1



DAY 2, 2nd April 2020 ( THURSDAY )
Time Event
08:00am – 09:30am

REGISTRATION

Arrival of Delegates, Guests and VIPs

10:00am – 11:15am

DRIVING THE GROWTH OF THE HALAL ECONOMY THROUGH ISLAMIC FINANCE

Panellists:

  • Mr. Jasani Abdullah, Chief Executive Officer of Hong Leong Islamic Bank Berhad
  • Datuk Mohd Zamree Mohd Ishak, President/Chief Executive Officer Credit Guarantee Corporation
  • MMr Bilal Parvaiz, Executive Chairman of Finterra
  • Mr. Mohamed Rafe Mohamed Haneef, Director Of Islamic Business & Product Management, Standard Chartered Saadiq Berhad

Moderator:

  • The Hon. Dato’ Sri Mustapa Mohamed, Chairman of TERAJU
11:15am – 12:55pm

IN CONVERSATION ON GIG ECONOMY WITH

Professor A.J.Wilson PhD

Moderator:

  • Mr. Eizaz Azhar, General Manager Halal Development Corporation
02:30pm – 05:00pm

HALAL ECONOMY TRENDSETTERS

Panellists:

  • H.E. Nadim Makarim, Minister of Education and Culture of Republic of Indonesia & Co founder of Gojek
  • Ms Vivy Yusoff, Founder Fashion Vallet
  • Ms Saeeda Ahmed, Ambassador and Advisor of Global Sustainability Index Institute (UNGSII)

Moderator:

  • Ms Shereen Bhan, Managing Editor of CNBC-TV18

 

DISCLAIMER / NOTES:

  • The Organisers reserve the right to alter the content and timing of the programme in the best interest of the Conference and is not responsible for cancellations due to unforeseen circumstances.
  • The Organisers accepts no responsibility for statements made orally or in written material distributed by any speaker at the conference. In addition, the Organisers are not responsible for any copying, republication or redistributions of such statements.
  • Programme as of 6th February 2020.