Invited Speakers

Chief Guest of the Conference
Keynote Speaker Prof Dr. Anis Ahmad
Social Scientist of high repute
Founding Vice-Chancellor of Riphah International University.
Ex Director Dawah Academy International Islamic University Islamabad.

 

Iqbal Chair Bahria University
Dr. Habib ur Rehman Asim
Director Center for Islamic Studies, Bahria University.
Ex Director Institute of Languages & Ex Dean
Faculty of Arabic, International Islamic University Islamabad. Urdu Poet

 

Chief Guest – Lahore Campus               
Professor Dr. Baseera Ambreen
Director Iqbal Academy Pakistan
Former Professor Department of Urdu, Oriental College, Punjab University

 

 

Dr. Shahid Qureshi 
Rector GIFT University Gujranwala
Professor of Management & Entrepreneurship
Member Board of Directors National ICT R&D (Ignite), Member of Board of Governor, Board of Secondary Education Karachi

 

 

Prof. Dr Syed Irfan Hyder
MS and PhD (UT Austin, USA)
Vice Chancellor Ziauddin University
Director L2L Academy and Ahsan Memorial
Entrepreneur and Motivational Speaker

 

 

Mr. Salman Asif Siddiqui
Director Education Resource Development Center, Educational Psychologist
Editor and Publisher of Mera Iqbal (Presidential Award for best children’s literature from Govt. of Pakistan, 2002)

 

 

Mr. Saleem Mughal
Educationist-Media Consultant-Children Writer, Iqbal Scholar and Writer
Education & Media Consultant Sindh Madressatul Islam Education Board
Director Proqrams and Publications Hamdard Foundation Pakistan

 

Lt Gen (R) Muhammad Asghar
Former Rector National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST)
Member Higher Education Commission (HEC)
Consultant CPEC

 

 

Ms. Shazia Mirza
Founding CEO of Manzil Educational Organization (MEO)- a street children and marginalized Community School in Karachi. HOD at The Ilm Foundation, initiated collaborative ventures in Türkiye to bolster ‘Pak-Türk Dosti’ through Iqbal’s poetry.

 

 

Dr. Mohammad Rafiq Khan
Ph.D. (University of Strathclyde, Glasgow)
Professor of Environmental Studies Lahore School of Economics, Author of 12 books

 

 

Mr. Shahid Warsi
CEO AFAQ
Chairman, TC 9, Education Standard Committee Pakistan, Pakistan Standards & Quality Control Authority (PSQCA), Ministry of science & Technology, Government of Pakistan
A Trainer and Researcher in Education

 

Dr. Talib Hussain Sial
Former Director IRD, International Islamic University Islamabad
Iqbal Scholar
Author and Researcher

 

Ms. Amina Murad
Life Coach & NLP Therapist
Iqbal’s educational theorist
Educationist, School owner & principal

 

 

Mr. Abid Iqbal Khari
Founding President Positive Pakistan Foundation
Social activist, Attitudinal trainer; Research on philosophical Allama Iqbal’s wisdom in the context of Management, Leadership, Ultimate Success & Universal Spiritual Laws

 

 

Mr. Mahmood Ahmed
The Founder and the Chairman CEF-Character Education Foundation
Founding director of AFAQ
Founder and the Director of READ Foundation
Educationist & Philanthropist

 

Ms. Sabahat-Ul-Ain Qureshi
Founding principal of Balance Learning Facilitation Centre – a natural learning school,
Educationist, administrator, motivational speaker & trainer

 

 

Dr Ghazala Siddiqui

Founding Principal Generations’ School

 

 

 

Ms. Sadaf Saeed

CEO at Golden Harvest

 

 

 

Mr. Faisal Manzoor

Chairman Board of Governors University of Sialkot

 

 

 

Mr. Waqas Anjum Jafri

CEO Dar e Arqam Schools

 

 

 

Ms. Huma Mirza
Technical Advisor to Akhuwat Professional Development Cell
Education Consultant to the World Bank for its Punjab Education Support Program (PESP)-3.

 

 

DrNooreen Mujahid
Associate Professor & Chairperson at the Department of Economics, University of Karachi
Member HEC Curriculum Review Committee, A Researcher & teacher

 

 

Mr. Anique Ahmed
Scholar, TV anchor & host on Duniya TV with expertise on Islamic and social issues related to Islamic ideology of Iqbal.

 

 

 

Dr. Arshad Mehmood Nashad
Associate Professor, Department of Urdu, Allama Iqbal Open University
Iqbal Scholar

 

 

Mr. Muhammad Ali 
Licensed NLP Master Practitioner Training and ESP Course Instructor, Certified Practitioner of Hypnosis,
Trainer, Career Coach, Sports Mind Architect, Human Engineer and a Bars Access Consciousness® Practitioner

 

 

Mr. Muhammad Anwar Dar
Chairman at GIFT University Gujranwala.
President at Roshni Homes Trust.
Entrepreneur and philanthropist.
Founder and the Chairman of a progressive business conglomerate, The Credence Group.

 

Mr. Afzal Ahmad
CEO Rural Education and Development (READ) Foundation
READ Foundation is an Educational network in North Pakistan

 

 

 

Dr. Najeeb Jamal
Professor
Department of Urdu, F.C. College (University), Lahore

 

 

 

H.E Nourian Hasan       
Consul General, Islamic Republic of Iran in Karachi
Former Director, Department of Economic diplomacy

 

 

 

Muhammad Aamir Shahzad
Senior Manager R&D Ghazali Education Trust
Trainer, Curriculum Expert & Research
Proposed a selection/curriculum of Iqbal’s poetry for primary, middle and high schools

 

 

Dr. Adnan Anwer
Director of Karachi Institute of Economics and Technology, PAF KIET.
Scholar and Educationist

 

 

Dr. Unus Hasany
Former Professor at University of Karachi Scholar, Poet, Writer and Educationist
Iqbal Scholar

 

 

Dr. Muhammad Shujaat Mubarak
Professor and Dean College of Business Management (CBM), IoBM-Karachi.
Writer

 

 

Dr. Muhammad Rasheed Arshad
Senior faculty at Department of Philosophy, University of Punjab
Scholarly interest in domains of Philosophy of Religion, Ethics, Postmodernism, and Education and Iqbal.

 

 

Ms. Surayya Qamar
Former Dean Arts & Humanities, Jinnah University for Women
Scholar and educationist heading Department of Islamic learning at Jinnah University.

 

 

Mr. Zaib Azkaar Hussain

Secretary Halqa-e-Rabab-e-Zauq Karachi Writer, Journalist, Poet, Educationist and critic Former Vice chairman of literary committee of Arts council Karachi

 

 

Dr. Tahir Hameed Tanoli
Head of Academics department Iqbal Academy Pakistan
Renowned Iqbal Scholar & Author of 25 Books
Member of Board of Advanced Studies for various Universities

 

 

Mr. Muhammad Aslam Hijazi
General Manager, Department of Education READ Foundation
Working in field of education for the last 23 years

News & Updates

The 2nd National Conference on Iqbal 2022 will be conducted on 26th, 27th,and 28th December 2022

Abstract submission date extended to 22nd September 2022

All the selected research papers will only be presented online through Zoom application from researcher’s own station and mementos/certificates will be dispatched to the presenter.

This conference will run in two tracks at each of the three Bahria University Campuses at Islamabad, Karachi and Lahore

  • DAY 1: Inaugural, School Track and Higher Education Institutes Track at Bahria University Islamabad Campus (BUIC)
  • DAY 2:  School Track and Higher Education Institutes Track at Bahria University Karachi Campus (BUKC)
  • DAY 3:  School Track and Higher Education Institutes Track at Bahria University Lahore Campus (BULC) and Closing Session at Bahria University Islamabad Campus (BUIC)

The sessions at each campus to be shared with other campuses via Live Streaming and VLC.

How to Reach?

  Bahria University Islamabad, E-8, Shangrilla Road, Islamabad
  +92 51 111 111 028
  iqbalconference@bahria.edu.pk