Digital World 2015 will start tomorrow
8 February 2015, Nirapad News: A four-day mega ICT event ‘Digital World-2015’ is set to kick off tomorrow at Bangabandhu International Conference Centre (BICC) to showcase technology-based innovations and achievements aiming to unlock economic potential of IT sector.
“Digital World-2015 is the fourth mega ICT event, which is featuring various impressive technological advancements of the country,” State Minister for ICT Division Zunaid Ahmed Palak told at a press conference at BICC today.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is expected to inaugurate the Digital World at a function to be held at BICC tomorrow. Prime Minister’s ICT Adviser Sajeeb Wazed Joy, among others, will also attend the inaugural function of the digital world.
The ICT Division and the BASIS in association with several IT organizations are organizing the digital world-2015 with the theme of “Future is here”.
ICT Secretary Shayam Sundar Sikder, Executive Director of Bangladesh Computer Council SM Ashraful Islam, President of Bangladesh Association of Software and Information Services Shameem Ahsan, among others, addressed the press conference.
As many as 85 IT experts from 25 countries will attend the different programmes during the four-day event, Palak said adding a total of 24 seminars, 9 conferences, 11 workshops will be held, where renowned IT experts from both local and international levels, officials, policy makers, business leaders and entrepreneurs are expected to attend.
A total of 137 stalls, 44 public stalls and 93 private stalls will be set up at the digital world.
As many as 22 pavilions including 12 mini pavilions from public sector while 59 pavilions including 43 mini pavilions from private sector will be set up at the four-day ICT event. The digital world will remain open for all from 10am to 8pm every day.