Asia Pacific Futures Network Conference

Kuala Lumpur Day -Civilisational Approaches

27 September 2022 • 9:00 AM – 1:30 PM (UTC +8:00)

9:05 AM | Welcoming Remarks

Prof. Emeritus Tan Sri Dato’ Dzulkifli Abdul Razak

Rector
International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM), Malaysia

9:10 AM | Keynote Speech

“Civilizational Foresight from the Perspective of Ibn Khaldun: The Paradox of Morality and Power”

Dr. Recep Şentürk

Dean
College of Islamic Studies
Hamad Bin Khalifa University (HBKU), Qatar

9:40 AM | Session 1 – Building the Future of Civilisation

Moderator

Dr. Abdulwahed Jalal Nori

Coordinator
Centre for Foresight Studies (CFS), IIUM, Malaysia

Panelist

Prof. Ananta Kumar Giri

Professor
Madras Institute of Development Studies (MIDS), India

Panelist

Prof. Abdelaziz Berghout

Dean
International Institute of Islamic Thought and Civilisation (ISTAC), Malaysia

Panelist

Dr. Yelena Muzykina

Fellow
Centre for Postnormal Policy and Futures Studies (CPPFS)

11:15 AM | Session 2 – Institutional Perspectives

Moderator

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Zainal Abidin Sanusi

Director
Sejahtera Centre for Sustainability and Humanity (SC4SH), IIUM, Malaysia

Panelist

Alex Fergnani

Co-Founder and Head of Foresight
Ideactio Centre for Foresight Research and Consulting (CFRC), Singapore

Panelist

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Ellisha Nasruddin

Foresight Specialist
University of Science Malaysia (USM), Malaysia

1:00 PM | Closing Remarks

“Gaia of Civilisations: All Together Now”

Prof. Sohail Inayatullah

The UNESCO Chair in Futures Studies (Anticipation for Sustainability and Wellbeing)

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