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Conference on Tech Innovation at DIU

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Industries Secretary Md. Abdul Halim addressing the inaugural ceremony of a two-day Innovation Stakeholder Consultative Conference on 'Technological Innovation Management Centric Initiative for Building an Innovation Economy' at Daffodil International U

Campus Report :
Two-day Innovation Stakeholder Consultative Conference on 'Technological Innovation Management Centric Initiative for Building an Innovation Economy' began at Daffodil International University (DIU) recently. Prof Dr M Nawaz Sharif, internationally famed expert on technological innovation and technology transfer presented keynote paper as keynote speaker in a conference. Industries secretary  Md. Abdul Halim inaugurated the conference as the chief guest while Dr Md. Sabur Khan, Chairman, Board of Trustees, DIU presided over the program. Besides, Prof Dr Yousuf Mahbubul Islam, Vice Chancellor of DIU, Prof Dr Masum Iqbal, Dean, Faculty of Finance and Entrepreneurship,  Abu Taher Khan, Director, Career Development Centre also addressed the program. Career Development Center, Department of Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Skill. Jobs and Bangladesh Venture Capital jointly organized this conference.  
 Md. Abdul Halim said that technological revolution is going on at present in Bangladesh. To be benefited through this revolution we have to give emphasis on technological innovation. He stressed to develop a technology friendly young generation. In this regard present government has taken lots of initiative like establishing technological training center, Technology University, including technology education in  the text curriculum in school and college level etc.
Prof Dr M Nawaz Sharif said to his keynote speech that no technology can sustain forever and no technology company can sustain as market leader for longtime. Leading Technology of twenty years back is now rejected. In the same way today's technology will become obsolete in future. So it is time for Bangladesh to take leadership of global technology market.
Dr Md. Sabur Khan in his presidential speech said that main purpose of technology is to make easy our life and give more and more benefits. But we wouldn't be benefited through technology due to our negative mentality. So, we have to be positive  minded in using  innovative technology.
Dr Md. Sabur Khan also said that we will have to be more conscious about the use of latest and innovative technology to make our economic development by using the technological opportunities.
More than 50 participant from different organization attended this conference and they discussed in 10 different session. The conference will concluded on tomorrow 13 june 2019.

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