Africa Islamic Finance Conference (AIFC)

Venue: Park Hyatt Johannesburg

Location: Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa

Event Date/Time: Oct 30, 2007 End Date/Time: Oct 31, 2007
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Dubai, UAE: IBC Gulf Conferences will host the Africa Islamic Finance Conference, an initiative to discuss the progress of Islamic Finance in Africa and learn more about Africa as a potential investment destination. The event is scheduled to be held on 30-31 October 2007 at Park Hyatt, Johannesburg, South Africa.

The event will be hosted in association with Michael Gassner Consultancy Ltd. under the support of the Emirates Investment Services. The high level gathering is being organized with the support of the National Awqaf Foundation of South Africa (Awqaf SA).

Africa Islamic Finance Conference includes some of the most eminent professionals from across the globe, who will share their thoughts and experiences on Africa as a segment for Islamic Finance.

The conference will primarily focus on topics like Building and Pioneering an Islamic Bank, Investing in Endowed Assets, Islamic Asset Management, Poverty Alleviation and the Role of Islamic Banks, Venture Capital & Private Equity in Africa, Takaful & Retakaful, Pioneering Ethical Asset Management based on Islamic Finance principles, A pan African benchmark for Global Islamic investors, Fiqhi issues regarding investment in shares, Islamic Microfinance and an Interactive scholar session on Understanding sharia issues in the African context.
The conference will run for over 2 days with a pre-conference workshop on Principles and Applications of Islamic Finance led by Michael Saleh Gassner.

For more information about the forum programme and event updates, please visit our website or call Rudinov Vincent, Conference Producer on +971 4 336 9992 , Mobile: +97150 – 1410899,
Fax: +971 4 336 0116
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