About WIFF

World Islamic Finance Forum (WIFF) Conference 2022 is one of the most auspicious events around the globe. CEIF-IBA, in the spirit of providing an opportunity to bring together the best of the researchers, renowned academicians, leading Islamic bankers, Shariah scholars, and prominent personalities from global Islamic financial institutions, is holding its 3rd WIFF conference, following the success of its previous conference in 2018, under the theme of “Development of Islamic Finance Ecosystem for Global Prosperity”.

One of the key objectives of WIFF 2022 is knowledge enhancement through intellectual input from academia and industry practitioners. The thrust of CEIF is on bridging the gap between academia and industry through facilitating focused research that can be put into practice. Furthermore, CEIF aims at promoting the development of case studies to impart Islamic finance knowledge through real-life examples. In this pursuit,

CEIF invites research papers and case studies on the following sub-themes:


  • Digital currency and Islamic finance
  • The future of fintech for Islamic Banks in Pakistan
  • Derivatives markets in an Islamic economy
  • Financial inclusion & innovation
  • Strengthening Islamic Economy and Financial System in the Post Pandemic era
  • Islamic Economics, Global Marketing, Digital Marketing
  • Mutual Funds
  • Agribusiness
  • Venture Capitals & Startups

Financial Inclusion:

  • Globalizing the Islamic economy
  • Financial inclusion of physically and mentally challenged labour force
  • Woman’s participation in Islamic Finance

Social Responsibility:

  • Islamic Social Finance: Zakat, Waqf & Sadqah
  • Strengthening Islamic Finance Towards Shared Prosperity
  • Standardization of Islamic Products
  • Islamic Crowdfunding
  • Substance over Form debate
  • Green economy/ Sustainable finance/ Green energy financing
  • Business ethics in Islamic Banking and Finance
  • Shariah Governance Framework