Stakeholders’ preparedness on Industry 4.0 stressed

Staff Correspondent | Published: 03:05, Apr 27,2019


ACI group chairman Anis Ud Dowla presents a keynote paper during a conference on business and management at Westin hotel in Dhaka on Friday. — New Age photo

ACI group chairman Anis Ud Dowla on Friday said that the existing Bangladesh stakeholders’ preparedness in industry 4.0 would shape how they were remembered by future generations.
‘The scale of tech jobs will be overwhelming having economical, political and societal impacts, while many traditional jobs will give way to those suited to the day and age’, he said in a keynote presentation at a conference on business management.
Industry 4.0 is a name given to the current trend of automation and data exchange in manufacturing technologies.
With the theme – Industry Focused Global Research Trends in Business and Management, BRAC Business School of BRAC University organised the three-day 2nd International Conference on Business and Management 2019 at a hotel in the capital, said a press release on Friday.
BRAC University vice-chancellor Vincent Chang said the conference was useful platform for sharing ideas and pairing current dynamics for it was an era of economic transformation.
The three-day programme began on Thursday. State minister for cultural affairs KM Khalid was scheduled to attend its concluding ceremony toady (Saturday).
The conference is featured with speech of prominent academics and industry practitioners from different institutions, the release said.
Besides, four keynote presentations, 24 parallel sessions with the participation of 250 plus audiences including 40 delegates from Taiwan, Malaysia, Indonesia, Singapore, Thailand, Nigeria, India, Sweden and Canada.
ACI Limited is the platinum sponsor of event while Abdul Monem Ltd, BRAC Bank, IPDC Finance and Runner Motors limited the gold sponsors and Mutual Trust Bank and bkash is the silver sponsor, said the release.

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