International Conference & Call for Papers
Associate Professor, Faculty of Economics and Management Sciences, Universiti Sultan Zainal Abidin
Assistant Professor at National Central University
Maulana Malik Ibrahim State Islamic University of Malang
ICONIES is an annual conference in the field of management, Islamic banking, entrepreneurship, and Islamic economics. This is the sixth year in Faculty of Economics Maulana Malik Ibrahim State Islamic University at Malang East Java to be the host of conference. The aims of ICONIES are to bridge academics, researchers, practitioners and college students to discuss and publish their research findings, ideas, developments, and innovations in the field of economics and business based on Islamic value and principle.
Concept and theory in the field of Islamic economics and business continue to develop along with environment development and society demand both locally and globally. The awareness of Indonesia society (the vast majority of Moslem) starts to shift from concept and theory utilization in the field of conventional economics and business to concept and theory in the field of economics and business based on Islamic values and principles. The development of Islamic economics and business both conceptually and institutionally expand significantly. Malaysia, for example, has applied this Islamic economics and business both in terms of assessment of academics and society awareness. Even in Thailand, which Islam is the minority reputedly, has high awareness about the development of Islamic economics and business concept which is determined by their Universities. They are very intense to perform hallalization for products that has been produced by Thailand companies.
The aims of these activities are to promote, develop and build society awareness about the importance of the concept and theory of Islamic economics and business in order to build harmony and balance society in their economies and business life. Also as an opportunity for the authors to:
ICONIES is the annual program with particularly aims to dedicate and contribute to develop and build Islamic economics and business concept, theory and model which include management, sharia accounting, Islamic banking and Islamic Economics. This program will continue to be developed by involving Islamic University and General University both in Indonesia and overseas. This ICONIES program was built from the comprehension that there are social awareness in the form of performing economy and business activity in accordance with Islamic value and principal. Therefore, Islamic economics and business concepts, theory and model need to be developed. This is moreover supported by the development of communication and information technology as the means to disseminate concept, theory and model of those Islamic economics and business.