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Paper presented at CILE Conference: “Economics and Ethics” organized by the Center for Islamic Legislation and Ethics (CILE) in Doha, Qatar on the 10-12 of June 2014. Post Conference writeup entitled: “Objectives of Financial Institutions: Western & Islamic“.An Islamic Approach to Macro-Prudential RegulationThis talk presented on 30-31 May, 2013 at “3rd Bank Indonesia International Seminar on Islamic Finance”, Bali, Indonesia — emphasized the need for a balanced approach to regulation based on internal, moral and spiritual dimensionPresented paper on: “Wealth As an Indicator of Socio-Economic Development: Islamic Views” co-authored with Arif Naveed and Atiq-ur-Rehman, at Seminar/Workshop on Developing a Framework for Maqasid al-Shariah based Index of Socio-Economic Development at IRTI, IDB, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia on 30th April 2014. Post conference, the idea of a genuine ALTERNATIVE to the MPI was proposed as an Islamic Scorecard9-11 February 2014:Presented a paper on “Building Genuine Islamic Financial Institutions” 3rd International Conference on Islamic Business ( ICIB-2014) held in: Riphah Center of Islamic Business (RCIB) , Riphah International University (RIU) Islamabad. 2 days International Conference on Equity , Venture Capital, Corporate Governance and Institutional Development for Equity Investments: Prospects and Practices from Islamic Perspective29-30 March: 2nd Islamic Economic Workshop onIslamic Economy and Market will held in Istanbul, Turkey organized by Istanbul Şehir University (ILKE), Association of Science Culture Education, Association of Entrepreneurship and Business Ethics (IGIAD), Scientific Studies Society (ILEM).29 – 30 January: The 2nd International Conference on Islamic Economics & Economies of the OIC Countries ICIE2013. ICIE2013 held at Prince Hotel and Residence, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Conference Talk: Logical Positivism and Islamic Economics.1-3 March: Fundamental Paper on “Re-Defining Islamic Economics” presented at first session of Workshop on “Fundamental Concepts and Thoughts in Islamic Economics” held in Istanbul, 201330-31 May 2013: 3rd Bank Indonesia International Seminar on Islamic Finance : Bali, Indonesia. Keynote speaker. The first talk at the conference was entitled “Economics of Norms: Focuses on Contrasting Norms of Capitalism and Islam“. Last talk at the conference was entitled “Macroprudential Policy for Islamic Finance” — this emphasized the need for a balanced approach to regulation based on internal, moral and spiritual dimensions. Both of the talks explained that Islamic Financial arrangements call for a diversified set of institutions with a service orientation rather than a purely financial orientation.9-11 September 2013: First Session “Re-Defining Islamic Economics”, presented at 9th ICIEF: Istanbul: 9th International Conference on Islamic Economics and Finance.Nov 16-20th,2013: 2nd International Conference on Islamic Humanities, organized by Center for Cultural and Social Research, Tehran, Iran. 16-20 NovemberInvited plenary speaker at 2nd International Congress on Islamic Humanities, organized by Center for Cultural and Social Research, Iran. Title of Talk: “An Islamic Approach to Humanities.” For related works, see my page on Social Sciences.February 28-29, 2012: “2nd International Conference on “Islamic Business and Finance – ICIB-2012” held in: Riphah Center of Islamic Business (RCIB) , Riphah International University (RIU) Islamabad.Nov. 12-13 2012 (27-28 Al-Hajj 1433H) :Workshop on “Islamic Economics at the Crossroads” at King Abdul Aziz University , Jeddah (KSA).1st March 2012: Talked on “Islam Versus Economics” at 2nd International Conference on “Islamic Business and Finance” at Riphah International University (RIU), Islamabad15-16 December 2011 : Invited Speaker Indonesia Banking Forum — Jakarata, 15-16 December 2011, Talk at Bandung Merkez of Indonesian State Bank on “Interest and the Modern Economy”. 16th Dec. Morning19-21 December 2011 :Paper Presented on “Crisis in Islamic Economics, Causes & Consequences”, at 8th International Conference on Islamic Economics.November 20-22, 2010:Lectures on “Islamic Economics” at Imam Sadiq University, Tehran, Iran. watch Lecture 1November 21, 2010: Lecture on “Interest and the Modern Economy” at Bank of Iran, Iran.1-3 April 2008:Comments on Dr. Munawar Iqbal & Dr. Nejatullah Siddiqi, talks presented at The 7th International Conference in Islamic Economics, Jeddah.Prelude to Islamic Economics: paper prepared for 7th International Conference in Islamic Economics, King Abdul Aziz University, Jeddah, 1-3 April 200811 June 2008:Talked on “An Islamic Critique of Neoclassical Economics”, at International Islamic University of Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, 11 June 2008.18th Jan 2006:Paper presented on “Islamic Economics: the Way Forward”, at Marksfield Institute of Higher Education, Leicester, UK.2005:Paper presented on “On the Teaching of Islamic Economics”, at 6th International Conference on Islamic Economics and Finance, Jakarta.29 December 2005: Paper presented on “What is Islamic Economics?” to the delegation from DSE.