Two day long ‘Third Campus IT Fest’ is going to commence on at University of Dhaka from September 14, 2014 (Sunday) to raise awareness on information technology among the youth. Organizers expect around 1500 students, teachers & tech-savvy from above 6o universities and colleges across the country will attend the festival.
Dhaka University IT Society (DUITS) and Information Technology Department jointly arranged a press conference at TSC Cafeteria on 13th September, 2014 (Saturday) to announce the festival. After the press meets Zunayed Ahmed Palak, State Minister, Information Technology Department officially inaugurates free wi-fi connection at historical Modhur Canteen.
The theme of IT Festival of the year is ‘IT based campus to build up digital Bangladesh and ensure quality education’. The Largest IT festival among the universities of the country will inaugurate at Nawab Ali Chowdhury Senate Auditorium on 14th September at 11am. Mobile phone operator Robi Axiata Limited will sponsor the festival.
Project exhibition, apps development, gaming & quiz contest, seminar on internet security, outsourcing & entrepreneur conference, IT based debate & business ideas competition will be included in the festival. Two seminars, two workshops & one discussion programme will be held at this event.
Matiul Islam Nowshad, Chief Corporate & People Officer (CCPO), Robi Axiata Ltd. said, “We are pleased to be the Gold Sponsor for the 3rd National Campus IT Fest. The next revolution that is sure to propel our country into the next phase of development is data and Internet services. I am happy to report that Robi is already actively pushing the limits of IT to serve it’s customer needs; our participation in this event is an affirmation of our commitment to the nation.”
Dr. Mamunur Rashid, Advisor, Dhaka University IT Society, Matiul Islam Nowshad, Chief Corporate & People Officer (CCPO), Robi Axiata Ltd., Raj, Managing Director, Ericson Bangladesh, Batuni M Sayed Ahmed, Vice President, Ericson Bangladesh, Abdullah-Al Imran, Founder President, Dhaka University IT society and Arif Dewan, General secretary, Dhaka University IT society attended the press conference.