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NSU holds webinar on technology for Covid-19 response

  • Published at 06:11 pm August 5th, 2020
NSU holds webinar on technology for Covid-19 response
Top North South University officials and experts in the field of IT/Technology management attend a webinar technology for Covid-19 response on Tuesday, August 4, 2020 Courtesy

Titled "Digital Bangladesh: Technology for COVID-19 Response", experts in the field of IT/Technology management spoke in the occasion

North South University (NSU) in collaboration with Infrastructure Research and Services (CISR) and the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) jointly organized a webinar on Tuesday.

Titled "Digital Bangladesh: Technology for COVID-19 Response", experts in the field of IT/Technology management spoke in the occasion, said a press release.

MA Kashem, chairman, board of trustees, North South University, was present as distinguished guest, while Prof Atiqul Islam, vice-chancellor, North South University chaired the program.

Kashem said: "The fourth industrial revolution will come, we have to learn the best use of technology to keep pace with this fourth industrial revolution."

"You have to keep your mind strong, do not lose heart, take care of yourself and your family and do your job well,” he told students.

Prof Atiqul Islam said that NSU was taking more than 3,000 online classes per week and attendance at these online classes was 93%, which was higher than usual.

During this time, he announced to launch modern software for taking online exams and proctoring at the same which will play a key role in tackling the current crisis.

Sonia Bashir Kabir, founder, SBK Tech Ventures & SBK Foundation,  and former managing director, Microsoft Bangladesh, Myanmar, Nepal, Bhutan & Laos, Mohammad Anisur Rahman, head of IT, The City Bank Limited, Mushfiqur Rahman, deputy managing director, Spectrum Engineering Consortium Ltd. and vice president BASIS, Zia Ashraf, NSU alumni & founder and COO, Chaldal.com, Imran Fahad, founder & managing director, Inspiring Bangladesh Ltd., Munir Hasan, IT expert and head, youth program at Prothom Alo, were also present as speakers in the virtual conference.

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