ICEEST 2020 is set to kick off in Dhaka

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Publish: 11:05 PM, January 24, 2020 | Update: 11:05:PM, January 24, 2020
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The Faculty of Earth and Environmental Sciences (FEES) of Dhaka University is all set to organize the International Conference on Earth and Environmental Sciences 2020. In a press briefing held at the university the Dean, Professor Dr. Maksud Kamal said the conference is one of the largest conferences in the history of the university.

The conference will kick-off on January 25 at the hotel InterContinental, Dhaka and will end after a field visit to the Sunderbans. President Abdul Hamid has given his consent to grace the conference as the chief guest on January 26. It is expected that the event will be attended by about 80 academicians, scientists and researchers from abroad, and about 500 professionals, academicians and policy makers from home. The conference shall include several plenary and parallel sessions, cultural events, field visits, etc. The FEES is going to publish a conference volume including the 550 abstracts of accepted papers for oral and poster presentations. Profiles of companies sponsoring the event will be included in the abstract volume.

In the briefing, the Dean has unveiled his ambition to forge strong ties among academia, industry and policy making through this conference. He also spoke highly of faculty’s initiative to become a center of excellence as the teachers as wells as the students are highly motivated in research activities and their study findings are being published in internationally renowned journals.