Thursday, September 02, 2010


Proud that ISDEV is announcing its another International Conference, the third ISDEV International Conference for the year. It is The 5th ISDEV International Conference on Islamic Development Management (IDMAC10) - to be held on 21-22 December 2010, themed Zakat Transformation: From Subsistence to Productive Zakat (

Prior to this, ISDEV had its 3rd annual International Workshop on Islamic Development (WAPI3) in Medan, Indonesia, co-organised with Universitas Muhammadiyyah Sumatera Utara ( 48 ISDEV delegates from Universiti Sains Malaysia were there to pesent their respective papers.

The second and the nearest to be held, on 21-22 September 2010 at Universiti Sains Malaysia, would be the 5th ISDEV International Graduate Workshop (INGRAW10). More than 70 papers have been accepted to be presented at the Workshop ( or All presenters are graduates who are pursuing their post-graduate studies at various universities. They are only allowed to present their respective papers alone, by themselves, not with any co-author, even with their supervisors. The Workshop is only meant and designed for the post-graduate students, for them to have a real experience by themselves.

The latest announcement of the ISDEV third International Conference for this year that has just been released is as follows. All are invited to participate.


The 5th ISDEV International Conference on Islamic Development Management (IDMAC10)


21-22 December 2010 at University Conference Hall, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Penang, Malaysia
Organizer: Centre for Islamic Development Management Studies (ISDEV), Universiti Sains Malaysia

Who Should Participate

Those who have or are interested in innovative new ideas to transform the implementation of zakat from the existing subsistence level to a more productive level. It intends to blend the innovative ideas to move the distribution and usage of zakat beyond merely the present cul-de-sac state, to a dynamic state that entails with reproductive effects among the asnaf. The scope of the ideas may include fiqh consideration, procedures, practices, administration, management, calculation, system, politics, and other relevant issues.

Important Dates

Submission of Abstract : 15 October 2010
Notification of Abstract Acceptance : 21 October 2010
Submission of Full Paper : 21 November 2010
Registration : 21 December 2010


English or Arabic or Malay

Further Details


Dr Zakaria Bahari ( Tel: +(6) 04 653 2664 Mobile; +6 013 4281960
Dr Zahri Hamat ( - Tel: +(6) 04 653 2800 Mobile: +6 019 4727353

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