World University of Bangladesh Prioritizes 4IR Skills and Sending Students to AI Session
February 5, 2024 - the FBCCI
Innovation and Research Center, in collaboration with the Prime Minister's
Office, hosted a groundbreaking meeting centered on the theme "Artificial
Intelligence (AI): It's Potential and Challenges Bangladesh Perspective".
The event, held at the FBCCI Innovation and Research Center building in Dhaka,
brought together esteemed experts, policymakers, entrepreneurs, and academics
to delve into the transformative power of AI and its implications for
Chaired by Mr. Akhtar Hossain,
Chief Coordinator of SDG Affairs at the Prime Minister's Office, and with
significant contributions from Mr. Mostafa Azad Chowdhury Babu, Senior Vice
Chairman of FBCCI-IRC, the meeting featured a keynote address by Mr. Russel
Sikder, Chairman and CEO of AI CERT. Mr. Sikder's presentation illuminated the
vast potential of AI in both technical and business domains, sparking
insightful discussions among attendees.
Throughout the meeting,
entrepreneurs, academics, researchers, and policymakers engaged in vibrant
discussions on mastering AI and its implications for various sectors. The
consensus emerged on the urgency for local stakeholders to equip themselves
with AI proficiency to harness its benefits effectively.
A significant outcome of the
meeting was the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between AI Certs
and FBCCI Innovation and Research Centre. This collaboration aims to enhance
IT, AI, and blockchain skills in Bangladesh, potentially opening avenues for
increased employment opportunities and technological advancement.
World University of Bangladesh
underscores its commitment to 4IR by empowering students with cutting-edge
technological skills. Sending students to attend the AI conference reflects the
university's dedication to preparing future leaders for the digital era.
05 February, 2024