Explore the dynamic role of Islamic Microfinance as a contributor to Economic Growth. Be among the most successful leaders of the industry for a day of breakthrough insights, innovative ideas and power networking.


The conference features a day of thought provoking sessions, invigorating discussions. With this year’s unprecedented lineup of speakers from different sectors, you are certain to come up with collaborative solutions that will help your momentum.


You get to exchange information and share ideas with the industry’s best at more than 5 sessions. Imagine the possibility of meeting the perfect match for your next product over networking lunch.


At the IMFN Awards, we humbly recognize the tireless efforts of our partners and stakeholders to create a long-lasting economic impact.

The Conference features renowned speakers from the development world, academia, financial hub and the public sector.

Dr. Amjad Saqib

Dr. Amjad Saqib

Executive Director, Akhuwat Chairman, IMFN
Mr. Mubarak Sarwar

Mr. Mubarak Sarwar

Ali Khan

Ali Khan

Partner A.F Ferguson & Co.
Ignacio Artaza

Ignacio Artaza

Country Director - UNDP Pakistan
Tughral Ali

Tughral Ali

Head of Digital Financial Services - FINCA Microfinance Bank Ltd.
Ali Qamar

Ali Qamar

Partner - Ernst & Young
Mr. Atyab Tahir

Mr. Atyab Tahir

Head of Digital Transformation - HBL


Conference Itinerary
January 8, 2019 | Lahore

2019/01/08 10:00:00

Tuesday, January 8th, 2019
3rd Annual IMFN Conference, Lahore

  • Registrations

    09:00 am – 09:30 am

  • Opening Ceremony

    (09:30 am – 10:00 am)

    1. Welcome Note

    2. Key Note Address (Day Champion)

    3. Conference Outline

  • Theme One: Digital Finance & Islamic Microfinance

    (10:00 am – 11:00 am)

    Session One:  Taking the Leap with Digital Finance (Panel Discussion)

  • Tea Break

    (11:00 am – 11:30 am)

  • Theme Two: Integrated Development, Islamic Microfinance & Economic Growth

    (11:30 am – 01:00 pm)

    Session One:  The Triangle: Integrated Development, Poverty Alleviation & Economic Growth – [Panel Discussion with the Industry Pioneers]
    Session Two:  Can Islamic Microfinance be a trigger for Pakistan’s Growth? – [Panel Discussion with the Industry Practitioners]

  • Lunch and Prayer Break

    (01:00 pm – 02:00 pm)

  • Theme Three: Sustainability, Growth & Transparency

    (02:00 pm – 02:45 pm )

    Session One: Structuring the IMF sector for Economic Impact (Panel Discussion)
  • Theme Four: Innovation

    (02:45 pm – 04:00 pm)

    Session One: Empowering the financially excluded with Islamic Microfinance
    (Panel Discussion)
    Session Two: The Financially excluded: A burden on Pakistan’s Economy?
  • Closing Ceremony & Tea

    (04:00 pm – 04:30 pm)

  • Networking Tea

    (05:00 pm – 05:40 pm)


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