- Veröffentlicht: 29. September 2019
The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), Bangladesh Section, is going to organise “Smart City Initiatives- Bangladesh” in capital’s Institution of Engineers, Bangladesh (IEB) on Sept 24-25.
IEEE is the world's largest association of technical professionals with more than 4,23,000 members in over 160 countries around the world. IEB, the support partner of the “Smart City Initiatives- Bangladesh”, is the most prestigious National Professional Organization of the country.
The “Campaign for Smart City in Bangladesh” is an ongoing initiative which was launched by IEEE Bangladesh Section at the beginning of 2019. The slogan for the campaign is “Smart thinking and smart technology for achieving a smart city for Bangladesh.”
Dhaka North City Corporation Mayour Md Atiqul Islam will grace the event as the Chief Guest of the inaugural Ceremony. Deputy Minister of Education, People’s Republic of Bangladesh, Mohibul Hassan Chowdhoury, MP will be present as the Chief Guest of Closing Ceremony of the first day.
Dr Saifur Rahman, Professor, Department of ECE, Virginia Tech, USA; Dr Vincenzo Piuri, Professor, Department of Informatics, Universita' DegliStudi di Milano, Milano, Italy; Dr Ramakrishna Kappagantu, IEEE PES Governing Board MAL, IEEE MGA Board Member, and IEEE Smart Cities Steering Committee Member; Mr C N Raghupathi, Sr. Vice President cum India Business Head of Infosys; Dr R. Nagaraja, MD-PRDC and PES India Council Chair as the Keynote Speakers of this event.
Dr Shaikh Fattah, Prof, Department of EEE and Director, Institute of Nuclear Power Engineering (INPE), BUET and Dr Celia Shahnaz, Chair, IEEE Bangladesh Section, and Prof, Department of EEE, BUET will present the road map for the campaign.
A K M Mostafa Kamal, Executive Director (Procurement), DESCO; Bazlul Munir, Chief Engineer, PGCB will also be present at the ceremony to share their vision about the implementation of smart city in Bangladesh.
Quelle/Source: United News of Bangladesh , 23.09.2019