Conference Schedule
8:00 – 9:30Welcoming and registration of participants
10:45 – 10:00

Opening Ceremony:

  • The national anthem
  • Quran recitation
  • Words from the Chancellor – Prof. Hamid M. K. Al-Naimiy
  • Opening session and awarding key speakers and sponsors
  • Signing of agreements
  • Opening session: "Islamic Commercial Arbitration Institutions as a Model" – Prof. Sundra Rajoo, Director of the Kuala Lumpur Regional Centre for Arbitration 
  
10:45 – 12:00First Session: Legal and Shari'a Aspects of Islamic Commercial Arbitration
10:45 – 11:00First Paper: Legal and Shari'a Problems of Islamic Financial Transactions
11:00 – 11:15Second Paper: The Role of the Judiciary in the Support and Development of Islamic Commercial Arbitration
11:15 – 11:30Third Paper: Islamic Transactions Codification and the Effect on Commercial Arbitration (A UAE Cabinet's Project)
11:30 – 11:45General Discussion
11:45 – 12:00Break
  
12:00 – 2:00Second Session: Aspects of Implementation and Development of Islamic Commercial Arbitration
12:00 – 12:15First Paper: Qualities of an Islamic Commercial Arbitrator
12: 15 – 12:30Second Paper: Role of Academic and Professional Institutions in Developing and Qualifying Arbitrators
12:30 – 12:45General Discussion
12:45 – 01:00Closing Session: Recommendations and Closing Statement
01:00 – 02:00Prayer and Lunch
02:00 – 04:30Afternoon Sessions: Workshops
02:00 – 03:00Workshops 1 & 2
03:00 – 03:30Break
03:30 – 04:00Workshops 3 & 4