From Islamic Banking to Fintech

2017-09-13 09:08:16


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On the 18th of September, 2017, NUGSB and AIFC Bureau for Continuing Professional Development are organizing an exclusive event with Mujtaba Khalid, Head of the Islamic Finance Center at BIBF, and Diana Muzan, CEO MuzanGroup New York City, USA. This evening we will speak about Islamic Finance, Blockchain and Bitcoins. Register for the Workshops and Panel Disccussion on Finance at NUGSB with international experts! We have limited number of seats available, don’t miss your chance to be there. 



Mujtaba Khalid has a diversified range of experience spanning from government and private sector advisory, establishing effective governance frameworks and Islamic capital market products as well as Islamic finance training and capacity building. He currently heads of the Islamic Finance Center at BIBF. 


Diana Muzan is running Muzan Group, a technology company specializing in development of algorithms, artificial intelligence, smart analytics and enterprise systems for various industries in public and private sectors. The company advices and serves companies, institutions, state funds and government agencies in the US and Europe. It is a primary contractor of the U.S. Department of the Treasury on Dodd-Frank Regulation, the regulation which was signed by the president Obama, to prevent another financial crisis of 2008.



17:40: Registration and coffee

18:00: Understanding Islamic Finance and how to reap its economic benefits (Mujtaba Khalid, Head of the Islamic Finance Center at BIBF)

18:35: Blockchain, Bitcoin and Digital currencies: are we in a bubble? (Diana Muzan, CEO MuzanGroup)

19:10: Q&A and Panel Discussion (Moderator: Patrick Duparcq, Dean, Nazarbayev University Graduate School of Business; Mujtaba Khalid, Head of the Islamic Finance Center at Bahrain Institute of Banking and Finance; Diana Muzan, CEO MuzanGroup; Jozef Konings, Professor, Nazarbayev University; Yernur Rysmagambetov,Head of AIFC Bureau for Continuing Professional Development)

20:00: Wrap-up and Networking