Innovation is vital in the success of today’s world. The complexities brought about by the fast changing technological and societal development trigger the need to change strategies, paradigm shift and approaches in dealing with emerging developments in all sectors. The event was held on Sunday, 13 October 2019 in the Multipurpose Hall of the university as an offshoot of the 2nd Edition of Bangladesh Business Summit. Prominent global and local speakers of the said event were likewise featured in this exclusive session.  To expound further on the impact of innovation through corporate partnership, Ms. Farhana Islam, Head of OTT Communications, Grameenphone Ltd. cited various development efforts taking place in the communication sector which we are now witnessing and at the same time experiencing particularly here in Bangladesh. It was a very interesting and informative discussion as she narrated the transformation of global communication. Another speaker with international stature being a Director, Corporate Partnerships & Communication, UNICEF Norway. His discussion focused more on how UNICEF as an international agency for the welfare of children has been embarking on innovation to provide quality, faster, better and wider services. Mr. Didarul Alam Sunny, an alumnus of AIUB and Director of  BASIS ( Bangladesh Association of Software and Information Services)  likewise gave his insights on the various innovations his organization is undertaking.  The presentation of the three speakers was followed with intellection exchange with the students. The exchange was lively and full of enthusiasm.  It has opened possibilities for networking. In recognition of the valuable sharing of knowledge, Prof. Dr. Charles C. Villanueva, VP Academics  presented, on behalf of the management,  souvenir items to the speakers. This event was organized with the following as sponsors: Bangladesh Brand Forum, BASIS and AIUB.

 

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