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Two-day int'l confce on business starts at DU tomorrow

DU CORRESPONDENT | September 24, 2021 00:00:00

The Faculty of Business Studies of Dhaka University (DU) will organise the two-day 5th International Conference on Business and Economics on September 25-26.

This year the theme of the conference is 'business and economy in the new normal landscape.'

The aim of the conference is to bring together academics and professionals under a common forum for developing strategies to meet the challenges of global business in the years to come.

The conference will also create opportunity to share experience, exchange new ideas, foster innovations and establish research relations among participating individuals and institutions.

The virtual opening ceremony will be held on September 25 at 10:00 am (Bangladesh Standard Time).

DU Vice-Chancellor (VC) Prof. Dr. Md. Akhtaruzzaman will attend the inaugural ceremony as the chief guest while Pro-VC (Administration) Prof. Dr. Muhammad Samad, Pro-VC (Academic) Prof. Dr. A. S. M. Maksud Kamal and Treasurer Prof. Mamtaz Uddin as the special guests.

Prof. Shibli Rubayat-Ul-Islam, Chairman of Bangladesh Securities and Exchange Commission, will also be present at the event as the special guest.

Prof. Bernadine Van Gramberg, Pro-Vice-Chancellor at Swinburne University of Technology in Australia, will deliver the keynote speech at the conference.

After the inaugural ceremony, there will be four parallel paper presentation sessions on Saturday and five sessions including a Ph.D. colloquium and a business case presentation session on Sunday. Local and international researchers will present 32 research papers and business cases at the conference.

The closing ceremony of the conference will be held on September 26 at 7:00 pm at Pan Pacific Sonargaon Hotel in the city.

Education Minister Dr. Dipu Moni, MP has given her consent to grace the occasion as the chief guest. DU VC Prof. Dr. Md. Akhtaruzzaman and Prime Minister's Advisor on Private Industry and Investment Salman F. Rahman will be present as guests of honour.

Inspector General of Police Dr. Benazir Ahmed BPM, DU Pro-VC (Academic) Prof. Dr. A. S. M. Maksud Kamal, DU Treasurer Prof. Mamtaz Uddin and Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Walton Hi-Tech Industries Ltd Golam Murshed will also be present at the closing ceremony as the special guests.

Prof. Dr. Muhammad Abdul Moyeen, Dean of Business Studies Faculty at DU, and Prof. Dr. M. Sadiqul Islam of Finance Department at DU, are the conference chair and co-chair respectively.

Faculty of Business Studies has been organising such conference on business for the last five years.

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