9:45 AM - 11:00 AM

SESSION 1: Managing Diversity

Session chair: Marco Giusta, City of Torino / Deputy Mayor for Youth, Social Inclusion, Equal Opportunities

Discussant: Alberto Brugnoni, Managing Partner, ASSAIF

Valentino Cattelan, Researcher, Saudi-Spanish Center for Islamic Economics and Finance (Madrid)
Islamic finance, conventional capitalism and the sharing economy: translating the identities of a diverse market

Elena Toselli, Halal and kosher Expert, Italian Ministry for Economic Development
Converging diversities: kosher, halal and bio food certifications

Riccardo Palumbo, Professor, University of Chieti/Pescara
The behavioral approach to Islamic Finance

Abid Masood, Technical Director, Halal Food Council of Europe (HFCE)
Connecting dots: zakat and R&D job creation

11:00 AM – 11.30 AM Coffee/Tea Break