September 6th 2023
Session 1 : 11.00 – 12.00
Unlocking the benefits of an inclusive economy through Automation Technology
Nik Muhammad Amin
Founder and CEO Moovby Malaysia
Nik loves cars, the consumer web, and the environment, and Moovby brings all three of his passions into perfect harmony. Nik was a pioneer Engineering Team of Grab. He is very passionate about mobility, transportation and sustainability development. He studied Electronic Engineering from MMU Malaysia, and possesses a certificate of Professional Development from Stanford University, California.
CEO & Founder Fath Capital, Indonesia
Founder of Fath Capital, a financial advisory company, in 2018 when he was 35 years old. His career experience in multinational companies such as Freeport, Shell, and General Electric (GE) Indonesia, up to the position of director at the age of 33 years.
Holder of three masters degrees: MBA from Jena Applied Science (Germany), MM from Swiss German University, and Master of Law International Trade & Commercial from the Islamic University of Jakarta.
Winner of Indonesia Young Business Leader Award (IYBLA) 2022
Prof Irwandi Jaswir
King Faisal International Prize Awardee
• King Faisal International Prize Laureate 2018 in Service to Islam
• Renowned Scholar in Halal Science and World-Class Scientist
• Habibie Award 2013 Recipient in Medicine and Biotechnology
• Asia Pacific Young Scientist Award by Scopus in 2010
• Professor of Food Chemistry and Biochemistry
• Deputy Dean and Former Director, International Institute for Halal Research and Training (INHART) and Secretary, Council of Professors, International Islamic University Malaysia
Fazil Irwan Som
CEO Penang Halal International, Malaysia
Fazil Irwan Som is the CEO of Penang Halal International, the state government agency for the development of the Halal business ecosystem in Penang. Before Penang, he spent 1.5 years in Rabat, Morocco as an international diplomat working in ICESCO, an intergovernmental organization focusing on the human development agenda through education, culture and scientific initiatives. He was the Executive Director of the International Strategy Institute, where he organised the World Chinese Economic Forum in Hangzhou, China in 2019 bringing together countries within China’s Belt and Road initiative. He was the ASEAN consultant for OECD based in Paris, the former Executive Director of the World Islamic Economic Forum.
Aleem Siddiqui Guiapal
Bureau Director of the Muslim Economic Affairs of the National Commission on Muslim Filipinos, Republic of the Philippines.
Aleem Guiapal, cited by the Royal Islamic Strategic Studies Centre in Jordan as One of the Top 500 Most Influential Muslims is a subject matter expert in Philippine Investments and promotions strategy. He is the brainchild of the 1st International Islamic Finance Conference in the Philippines. Acknowledging his contributions in financial inclusion and economic development, he was commended by various organizations such as Contributions to Society by the HRD Asia Awards in Jakarta, Indonesia and One of the Top 10 Most Inspiring People by Manila Bulletin.
Session 2 : 14.00 – 14.45
Exploring Digital Opportunities in the Muslim Friendly Tourism Sector
Prof Sapta Nirwandar
Chairman of Indonesia Halal Lifestyle Center & Indonesia Tourism Forum
Mr. Nirwandar has an extensive background in international and national public service, including state-owned enterprises and academia. After returning to Indonesia, he continued as a bureaucrat and held several key positions in many government offices. He was also a member of the Program Committee of UNWTO (World Tourism Organization), representing Asia and the Pacific region for 2007-2013. With broad experiences in developing tourism, he was obliged to share his knowledge in various international forums worldwide.
He was the vice-minister of the Ministry of Tourism and Creative Economy from 2011 to 2014. Now he encourages the development of the halal lifestyle industry as the Chairman of Indonesia Halal Lifestyle Centre (IHLC) and the Indonesia Tourism
Dr Morakot Ditta Pichai
Lecturer/ Researcher at Songkhla Rajabhat University
Chair of Indonesia Hotel Association
Hariyadi Sukamdani is an Indonesian businessman who has also served as Chairman of the Indonesian Employers' Association (Apindo) since 2014. His career as an entrepreneur started in 1992 when he became the President Director of PT. Sahid Detolin Textile. Apart from that, he also holds high positions in a number of companies in Indonesia. Apart from being active as an entrepreneur, he has also been involved as Chair of the HIPMI Honorary Council, Chair of the Apindo National Leadership Council (DPN) in the field of Social Security and Wages, Chair of the BPP Indonesian Textile Association for Domestic Trade, Secretary of the National Economic Recovery Committee (KPEN) of the Indonesian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KADIN) and Deputy Chairperson of KADIN for Public Policy, Taxation and Fiscal System.
Prof Saeed Akhtar
Nippon Asia Halal Association
Session 3 : 15.00 – 15.45
Breaking Barriers, Envisioning the Future: Raising Women’s Participation in Creative Industries
Shinta Witoyo Dhanuwardoyo
CEO Bubu Kreatif, Indonesia
Shinta is a tech industry veteran and trailblazer. Since the inception of her first company Bubu.com in 1996, the award-winning entrepreneur has impacted Indonesia's digital landscape in countless ways. She has been recognized by Globe Asia as one of the “99 Most
Tatler’s Asia most influential and was named as the “Inspiring Women Honor Roll” by Forbes Indonesia Magazine.
Shinta has worked tirelessly to advance technology in the region since founding Bubu.com and serving as the company's CEO, a position she still holds.
She is currently the Head of permanent committee for Research and Technology in Digital sector at KADIN.
CEO & Founder Serunai Commerce, Malaysia
Amnah Shaari is the Group Chief Executive Officer and Founder of Serunai Commerce Sdn Bhd and Beyond Corporate Group. With over 35 years of experience, she sat in many key MNC companies as Director and advisor and has played vital roles in bridging business and investment gaps between multinational blue-chip establishments and their presence and establishment in ASEAN and particularly in Malaysia.Amnah is now set to pave the way further for digitalisation on Halal through Serunai Commerce’s Verify Halal app, Blockchain Traceability System and its Halal Assurance System built for various stakeholders.
Datin Shahdee Binti Dato’ Ahmad
Director NCER Malaysia
Datin Shahdee Ahmad is currently Director of Human Capital and Secretariat, Office of the Chief Executive at the Northern Corridor Implementation Authority (NCIA), a regional development authority responsible for establishing direction, devising policies and strategies related to the socioeconomic development of the Northern Corridor
Economic Region (NCER) of Malaysia. She joined NCIA in 2017 and now leads and provides strategic direction for the implementation of Rakyat Centric Human Capital programmes that since 2019, have empowered and transformed the socio-economic status of more than 100,000 women, youth, unemployed graduates, Orang Asli and other vulnerable groups, as well as develop and manage programmes to grow and sustain almost 23,000 micro enterprises and SMEs in NCER.
dr. Sari Chairunnisa
Vice President of Research & Development at Paragon Technology And Innovation
Dessy Kurnia Sari, Ph.D