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