GIMDES Halal and Tayyib workshops program.




    GIMDES, the leading Halal certifying body in Turkey is organizing exhibitions and conferences every year to increase the public awareness of Halal Certified products.

    We are proudly announcing that this year we are organizing the international Halal and Tayyib workshops.

    Halal and Tayyib workshops will hold in Istanbul on 24-25 October 2015.

    There will be five workshops with different aspects:

    • Medicine, Pharmaceuticals and Cosmetics: Challenges and Solutions
    • Istihala: In Fiqh and Science
    • Halal tourism: Challenges and Solutions
    • New updates in slaughtering and stunning
    • Human health between traditional medicine and new technology


    Halal and Tayyib workshops program will be as the following:

    First day: Saturday 24 October  2015
    09:00-09:30 Opening Ceremony
    1st Session: (09:30 – 12:30)        
    Concept Medicine, Pharmaceuticals and Cosmetics: Challenges and Solutions
    Moderator Yusuf PatelSouth African National Halal Authority, SANHA, South Africa.
    Dr. Abdel Majid Katme Islamic Medical Association- UK

    Islamic/Medical analysis of vaccines

    Dr. Mohammed Ali Alsheikh Wace USM Malaysia University- Malaysia

    Halal critical raw materials used in medicine & pharmaceuticals

    Hasan DoğruyolUludag University Medicine Faculty

    Harmful raw materials used in Medicine & Pharmaceuticals

    Dr. Hun Pyo Jhun Daejeon Health Science College – South Korea

    Cosmetic Halal certification: Challenges and solutions.

    Dr. Ilker AlatAfyon University Hospital – Turkey.

    Halal medicine challenges

    Dr. Atilla YılmazBeylikdüzü Kolan Hastanesi Başhekimi

    Child Halal medicine requirements

    Open discussion
    12:30-14:00 Lunch & Pray
    2nd Session: (14:00- 16:00)
    Concept Istihala: In Fıqh and Science
    Moderator Dr. Yusuf Ziya KavakçıISNA President
    Fatih KALENDERGIMDES Fiqh committee member- Turkey.

    Istihala between necessity and demand.

    Dr. Bahmed REFFISLecturer of Jurisprudence and Fundamentals of Jurisprudence, Section of Social and Humanitarian Sciences, Girdaya University, Algeria

    Istihala rules and condition: Rennet and soap.

    Dr. Aida GHANEMAzka Halal- Palestine

    Istihala rules and condition: Gelatine & Blood plasma

    Dr. Adel SabirEuropean Halal Development Agency. UK.

    Istihala applications

    Sheikh Thafier Najjaar.Islamic Council of South Africa, ICSA, South Africa.
    Open discussion
    16:00-16:30 Break
    3rd Session: (16:30- 18:00)
    Concept Halal tourism
    Moderator Murat SayınGIMDES External Affairs Coordinator
    Zafer GedikliGeneral Secretary of World Halal Council
    Dr. Özgür ArpacıLecturer in Kırklareli University, Tourism Faculty – Turkey
    Huseyin Pamukçu Researcher  in Kastamonu University, Tourism Faculty- Turkey


    Second day: Sunday 25 October  2015
    1st Session: (09:30 – 13:00)        
    Concept New updates in slaughtering and stunning 
    Moderator Dr. Husein Kami BuyukozerGIMDEs president
    Dr. Abdel Majid KatmeIslamic Medical Association- UK

    Facts about mechanical slaughtering and stunned animals

    M. Fouad Imarraine. AVS, France.

    Water bath stunning application

    Dr. Mohammad Fouad Albarazi.Director of Muslim Association in Denmark – Denmark.

    Halal Slaughtering and its Advantages.

    Mufti Mohammed Zubair Butt.Halal Monitoring Committee, UK.

    Mechanical Slaughter: Islamic Perspective.

    Dr. Ilker AlatAfyon University Hospital – Turkey

    Harmful effects of electrical stunning on animals.

    Dr. Adel SabirEuropean Halal Development Agency. UK.

    Effect of water bath stunning on bleeding and the death of the poultry

    Dr. Hani Al MazeediKuwait Institute for Scientific Research, State of Kuwait.

    Comparison between stunned and non-stunned poultry.

    Open discussion
    13:00-14:30 Lunch & Pray
    2nd Session: (14:30- 18:00)
    Concept Human health between traditional medicine and new technology
    Moderator Muhammad NADRATUZZAMAN HOSENLecturer, State Islamic University, Jakarta, Indonesia
    Moulana Muhammad Saeed Navlakhi.South African National Halal Authority, SANHA, South Africa.

    Prophetic medicine and science.

    Dr. Winai DahlanHalal Science Center Chulalongkorn University- Thailand

    Nutrition science in Quran: Olive oil, Vinegar and Nigella Sativa

    Dr. Suat ArusanDoğal Hayat Hospital- Turkey

    Alternative treatment methods.

    Dr. Majed AlhaririGIMDES R& D Coordinator- Turkey

    Can GMO products be Halal certified?

    Abdul Rahman LinzagIDCP President, Philippines

    Nutrition science in Quran: Ginger & Honey

    Dr. Halim AydınMUSIAD executive committee

    Biotechnology and health

    Dr. Alaa Eddin GadBraunschweig University of Technology- Institute of Semiconductor Technology- Germany.

    Nanotechnology applications in Food and its possible toxicity

    Open discussion



    In addition to the workshops, GIMDES is also organizing 6th International Halal and Tayyib Expo 2015 which will hold in Istanbul Congress Center on 22-25 October 2015 in cooperation with DISCOVER EVENTS. Visitors will have the opportunity to visit the Halal expo and see the newest Halal certified products and companies from around the World.

    We are sure that you will earn and benefit both from the workshops and the Expo, and you will have the pleasure of visiting beautiful Istanbul, capital of the World.

    All together; one voice, full unity for a Halal and Tayyib life.

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