Int’l Science Conference kicks off at BCSIR

Published : 01 Dec 2022 09:24 PM

International Science Conference 2022 started in the BRICM Auditorium of Bangladesh Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (BCSIR) with participation of scientists and researchers from 11 countries of the world which will continue till next Saturday.

During this time, scientists and researchers from different countries of the world will present their research data on the fourth industrial revolution (4IR). In the light of the data of these researches, the scientists and researchers of Bangladesh, especially the scientists of BCSIR, will be inspired to carry out necessary researches to meet the challenges of the future Bangladesh and the fourth industrial revolution. 

Canada, Australia, South Korea, Japan, China, Thailand, Malaysia, Oman and India are among the countries whose scientists and researchers will present their research results in this three-day science conference. 

A total of 848 study abstracts were accepted for the said conference. Later, a total of 360 topic-based presentations and 203 poster presentations were selected and decided to be presented in different venues on three days of the conference. Apart from these presentations and poster presentations, 60 key-note papers and 60 invited lectures have been arranged. 

Speaking as the chief guest at the opening ceremony, Science and Technology Minister Architect Yafes Osman said that the fourth industrial revolution will play a special role in creating the golden Bangla. 

He also said that the scientists of BCSIR should pay special attention to all the researches presented in this three-day international science conference. 

Professor Dr. Pran Gopal Dutt as special guest said "Research excellence must be achieved through the necessary and acceptable technologies for the fourth industrial revolution otherwise the use of wrong technologies can cause serious damage to the country and even civilization".

Senior Secretary of the Ministry of Science and Technology Ziaul Hasan as a special guest mentioned that the present government is determined to take any step for the development of the country with advanced equipment in scientific research. 

He also said that the government has established modern equipment and laboratories in BCSIR. Now is the time for scientists and researchers. The science research of the country will move forward with their hands.

BCSIR Chairman Md. Aftab Ali Sheikh said, "Scientists and researchers of BCSIR should lead the march of the fourth industrial revolution. Not only that, by adapting themselves to new technologies and transforming into skilled manpower, they will take Bangladesh in the light of the Millennium Development Goals, Sustainable Development Goals and even the Delta Plan of 2100 to a new heights."