|Published : 18 Oct 2016, 22:31:35 | Updated : 18 Oct 2016, 22:36:28|
Digital World-2016 begins Wednesday
Bangladesh’s largest digital expo "Digital World-2016" will begin on Wednesday to showcase the technology-based innovations and achievements and facilitate in a single platform for sharing ICT knowledge and ideas.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is expected to inaugurate the three-day flagship annual event of the country’s ICT sector with the theme "Non-stop Bangladesh" at Bashundhara, Baridhara.
There will be seminars alongside ICT exhibitions at the event to be organised by the ICT Division in collaboration with Bangladesh Computer Council, Bangladesh Association of Software and Information Services (BASIS) and Access to Information (a2i) programme. Alongside the private organisations, government agencies, including ministries, divisions and departments, will participate in the event.
Over 100 ICT experts and investors, including 50 foreigners, will also join the seminars.
The event would be the major focus for the government decision makers in the ICT sector, chief executives and high profile tech persons and thousands of spectators.
Over 200 speakers including 43 from world famous organisations such as Microsoft, facebook, the World Bank, ZTE, Huawei are expected to take part in 18 sessions.
Besides, seven ministers from seven countries will take part in the inter-ministerial conference, according to a news agency. – bz