UGC to hold international conference on 4th industrial revolution

Publish: 9:20 PM, July 15, 2021 | Update: 9:20:PM, July 15, 2021

DHAKA,  – University Grant Commission (UGC) has decided to hold an international conference on the 4th industrial revolution marking the birth centenary of the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.

The decision was made today from a virtual meeting with UGC Chairman Prof Dr Kazi Shahidullah in the chair, said a press release.

Nobel laureates, veteran scientists, researchers, entrepreneurs, university teachers and students took part in the conference which would assist the universities to march ahead in case of expansion of technological education and the fourth industrial revolution.

The students will get a chance for an idea contest and different committees and subcommittees will be formed for holding the conference titled ‘Fourth Industrial Revolution and Beyond’, it said.

The conference will be held virtually but the closing ceremony will be held in person following health protocols if the Covid-19 situation improves in the country.