06 - 08 Feb 2024

World Islamic Economic Forum 2024

Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre, Abu Dhabi, UAEGet Directions

WIEF promotes global commerce and economic wellbeing by enabling trade between Muslim and Non-Muslim communities. World leaders and captains of industry will be coming together to discuss and prepare nations for the future, through various activities at the Forum. Abu Dhabi has been selected to host the 14th edition of the World Islamic Economic Forum. Established in March 2006, the WIEF aims to enhance and elevate the economic situation of communities around the world through encouraging trade and business opportunities and by undertaking various capacity building programmes mainly the annual World Islamic Economic Forum.


  • Sustainable models needed for global challenges
  • Green Economy and Islamic Finance
  • Food security for development and growth
  • Youth and women influence urbanisation, tech and society
  • How ESG Investments affect Islamic Financ

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9:00 AM - 6:00 PM (General)

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islamic,fund,finance,Economic,Investment,Economics,Environment,business,Economy,Economic Development etc. are some of the products / services to be showcased in World Islamic Economic Forum.

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Entry at World Islamic Economic Forum starts from 400 USD and cost up to 800 USD. It is 400 USD for Visitor/General (EARLY BIRD TICKET 50% OFF), 800 USD for Visitor/General .

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Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre expects about 3000 people to attend the conference World Islamic Economic Forum.
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There are approx 15 speakers participating in this event. To get the list of speakers, please visit our website or to get the list on mail, register at the link .


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All Days Day 1 Day 2 Day 3All TypesRegistrationOpening CeremonySessionLunchBreakDinner + CocktailPerformanceClosing Ceremony
Tue, 06 Feb 08:00 AM - 09:30 AM Registration
Arrival and registration of guests and participants
Tue, 06 Feb 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Opening Ceremony
Opening Ceremony
Tue, 06 Feb 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM Session
PLENARY 1 - FACE-TO-FACE | Technology in the Changing World
Technology has significantly impacted the world, transforming various sectors, changing the nature of work, enhancing communication, and dr...continue reading
Tue, 06 Feb 01:00 PM - 02:30 PM Lunch
Lunch / Informal Networking
Tue, 06 Feb 02:30 PM - 03:30 PM Session
PLENARY 2 - Middle East's Economic Prospect: Building Bridges, Driving Prosperity
Discover emerging trends, opportunities, and strategies that have been developed in the Middle East for a prosperous future. Experts from d...continue reading
Dr Karim Michel Sabbagh
Dr Karim Michel Sabbagh Managing Director, Europe and the Middle East..
Tue, 06 Feb 03:30 PM - 04:30 PM Session
PLENARY 3 - Global Outlook: What's Driving the Economy?
Despite various challenges, the global economy is expected to rebound in 2024 with Middle East and Asia showing positive trends in macroeco...continue reading
Tue, 06 Feb 04:30 PM - 05:30 PM Session
PLENARY 4 - Economic Shift to the East: Follow the Money
Asia witnessed a massive transformation in the latter half of the 20th century with rise of Japan and the Asian Tigers. An economic miracle...continue reading
Tue, 06 Feb 05:30 PM - 06:00 PM Break
Informal networking
Tue, 06 Feb 07:00 PM - 09:30 PM Dinner + Cocktail
Wed, 07 Feb 09:00 AM - 11:00 AM
4 thematic clusters to complement the plenary sessions: Development of Islamic FintechSMEs and Internationalisa...continue reading
Wed, 07 Feb 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Session
PANEL DISCUSSION 1 - YOUNG LEADERS SESSION | Investing in Youth: Ensuring a Bright Future
There are 1.8 billion people between the ages of 10 and 24 in the world today. The big challenge will be to find gainful employment for the...continue reading
Ritesh Agarwal
Ritesh Agarwal Founder and Group CEO, OYO | India
Louise Mabulo
Louise Mabulo Founder, The Cacao Project | Philippines
Wed, 07 Feb 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM Session
PANEL DISCUSSION 2 - BUSINESSWOMEN SESSION | Women in Tech: Closing the Gender Gap
The global digital transformation provides new platform for the economic empowerment of women and creates a pathway to greater gender equal...continue reading
Prof Anicia Peters
Prof Anicia Peters CEO, NCRST and Chair, Namibia 4IR Presidentia..
Wed, 07 Feb 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM Session
PANEL DISCUSSION 3 - Environmental Crisis: How ESG Investments Affect Islamic Finance
Islamic finance and ESG investing have a shared principle of good stewardship towards the environment. If these two branches of finance con...continue reading
Tan Sri Dr Mohd Daud Bakar
Tan Sri Dr Mohd Daud Bakar Founder and Executive Chairman, Amanie Group ..
Wed, 07 Feb 01:00 PM - 02:30 PM Lunch
Informal networking
Wed, 07 Feb 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM Session
MASTERCLASS 1 - Usefulness of Web 3
The technologies, networks and protocols supporting the internet are evolving at a rapid pace and affect user experience....continue reading
Shermin Voshmgir
Shermin Voshmgir Founder, Token Kitchen | Portugal
Wed, 07 Feb 02:30 PM - 03:30 PM Session
PANEL DISCUSSION 4 - Food Security: Sustainable, Affordable, Accessible
Food security exists when everyone has physical and economic access to sufficient, safe and nutritious food that meet their basic needs. In...continue reading
Dr Arif Husain
Dr Arif Husain Chief Economist & Director, World Food Progra..
Khalil Yassine
Khalil Yassine Head, Unilever Arabia | Saudi Arabia
Wed, 07 Feb 03:00 PM - 04:00 PM Session
MASTERCLASS 2 - Environmental Education in Schools: Starting Young
It is important that environmental education is introduced in schools as it propels and inspires school children to become more engaged wit...continue reading
Ajith Basu
Ajith Basu Chief Consultant - Programmes, Agastya Intern..
Wed, 07 Feb 03:30 PM - 04:30 PM Session
PANEL DISCUSSION 5 - Green Economy and Islamic Finance: Towards a Sustainable Future
An economy supported by Islamic finance may be able to address some of the shortcomings that may otherwise arise in solving challenges from...continue reading
Datuk Shaik Abdul Rasheed bin Abdul Ghaffour
Datuk Shaik Abdul Rasheed bin Abdul Ghaffour Governor, Bank Negara Malaysia | Malaysia
Satya S. Tripathi
Satya S. Tripathi Secretary-General, Global Alliance for a Sust..
Wed, 07 Feb 04:00 PM - 05:00 PM Session
MASTERCLASS 3 - Digital Health and AI
Challenges such as the rising cost of healthcare, physician burnout, inconsistent, and complex nature of health data have caused the health...continue reading
Dr Lily Peng
Dr Lily Peng Director of Product Management, Verily | USA
Wed, 07 Feb 04:30 PM - 05:30 PM Session
PANEL DISCUSSION 6 - Economic Recovery: Role of Halal Industry
The halal industry has proven to be resilient despite the challenges in the last few years. Many Muslim-majority economies have identified ...continue reading
Rafi-uddin Shikoh
Rafi-uddin Shikoh Managing Director, DinarStandard | USA
Assoc. Prof Dr Winai Dahlan
Assoc. Prof Dr Winai Dahlan Founder Director, Halal Science Center, Chula..
Wed, 07 Feb 05:30 PM - 06:00 PM Break
Informal networking
Wed, 07 Feb 06:30 PM - 08:30 PM Performance
Thu, 08 Feb 09:00 AM - 10:30 AM Session
PLENARY 5 - SPOTLIGHT: ABU DHABI | Abu Dhabi: The Future of Investing
Abu Dhabi strives to nurture businesses in all sectors and welcomes all businesses to set up in the city. Abu Dhabi has historically focuse...continue reading
Thu, 08 Feb 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM Session
PLENARY 6 - The Path Towards Net Zero
The campaign towards carbon neutral economy is essential for the global economy to avoid catastrophic climate change. All sectors of societ...continue reading
Thu, 08 Feb 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM Session
PLENARY 7 - Sustainable Energy: Powering Future Needs
A large portion of greenhouse gases (GHG) is generated through energy production, mainly by fossil fuels to produce electricity and heat. A...continue reading
Thu, 08 Feb 12:30 PM - 01:30 PM Closing Ceremony
Statement on 14th WIEF read by Secretary General, WIEF FoundationAddress by Representative of Department of Economic D...continue reading

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