The Public Lecture and Workshop were officiated by the Rector of UMSIDA, Dr. Hidayatullah and attended by Deputy Rectors, Deans, the Director of Post Graduate studies and the lecturers from 6 (six) Faculties of Economics of Muhammadiyah Universities in East Java : UMSIDA Sidoarjo, Universitas Muhammadiyah Surabaya, UM Gresik, UM Malang, UM Jember, UM Ponorogo and Universitas Trunojoyo, Bangkalan, Madura.
The Public Lecture by Dato Wira Dr. Jamil Osman on “The Future of Islamic Economics, Challenges of Integration and Islamization: some Regional Experiences” has given the broad knowledge experiences on the process of Islamization and the best practices at IIUM, Insaniah Univ and other universities the region.
The Public Lecture was followed by the MOU signing between IIIT East and South East Asia and UMSIDA Sidoiarjo, signed by Dato Wira Dr. Jamil Osman and Dr. Hidayatullah, the Rector of UMSIDA.
Workshop, session 1 and 2 with the Resource Persons Prof. Dr. Mustafa Omar on “Integration of Knowledge and Curriculum Reform of Islamic Economics in The Islamic Universities”. And Prof. Dr. Normah Saad on "Teaching Islamic Economics at IIUM : Challenges of Integration of Knowlege". The workshops were fracilitaed by Dr. Wisnu, the Director of the Post Graduate Studies of Economics.
Workshop, session 3 on the follow up of the "Regional cooperation and Network in the Curriculum Reform and Textbook Writing" attended by the representatives from UMSIDA Sidoarjo, Universitas Muhammadiyah Surabaya, UM Gresik, UM Malang, UM Jember, UM Ponorogo and Universitas Trunojoyo, Bangkalan, Madura.
There was a preliminary draft on the textbook of the Islamic Economics prepared by the textbook writing team from UMSIDA. There will be a follow up workshop on textbook writing to be held at UMSIDA or other Universities.