Malaysia is globally recognized as a progressive and politically stable muslim country. It has the potential in establishing a global hub in halal production, logistics and trade. According to Global Islamic Economy report 2017/2018, Malaysia continues to lead the Global Islamic Economy Indicator for the fifth years in a row.
Today, the demand for halal certified products continues to grow as the global Muslim population also rising accordingly. It is estimated that 26.4 per cent of the global population is expected to be Muslims by 2030.
HALAL, is an Arabic word that exclusively used in Islam which means permitted, lawful, hygiene, purity and healthy. As we know, Southeast asia countries including Malaysia are multi-cultural complexion and different cultures have different belief or perspective, therefore it influencing the purchasing trends too. However, Halal not only referring to Muslims but its now accepted as a quality system to non-Muslims as well.
The 1st Hyper-Interdisciplinary Conference in Malaysia 2019 aims to bring together leading academic scientist, researchers, corporations, government agencies, startups, educators as well as school students to exchange and share their research and expertise on all aspects and creating a novel body of knowledge. It also provides an interdisciplinary platform to discuss the most recent trends, innovations, concerns and practical challenges encountered and solution endorse in the field of culture, food, pharmaceuticals, and technology specifically in Halal industry.