আজ ৬ ডিসেম্বর উদ্বোধন হল অতি আকাঙ্খিত ডিজিটাল ওয়ার্ল্ড ২০১৭

প্রযুক্তি ভাবনা নাঈমা জামান || 6 December 2017

মাননীয় প্রধান মন্ত্রী শেখ হাসিনা এ আই রোবট সোফিয়া কে সাথে নিয়ে উদ্বোধন করলেন বৃহৎ ডিজিটাল প্রদর্শনী , ডিজিটাল ওয়ার্ল্ড ২০১৭


Digital World 2017 starts from today, 6th December.

Tech Naima Zaman on 6 December 2017

Honorable Prime Minister, Sheikh Hasina, inaugurated the grand expo with the AI robot Sophia


Digital World 2017 has been organized and celebrated as grand as it has been campaigned. Exhibitors from both public and private companies were stalled in the entire Bangabandhu International Conference Center. Apart from the main building of the venue, several tents were organized to space the many companies for everyone to know the current and future digital avenues. The expo was inaugurated by the Honorable Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina through a grand inauguration ceremony. VIPs in the ceremony included a substantial fraternity of ministers and entrepreneurs, also included some selected exhibitors in the event. President BASIS, Mr. Mustafa Jabbar along with Minister of ICT Division, Zunaid Ahmed Palak were speakers besides the Prime Minister. In their speeches, the highlight was drawn towards the inception of digitization in Bangladesh and how we proudly stand today to celebrate the Digital World for the fifth time in a row. It was amazing to be acknowledged about the history. The base of Digital Bangladesh was formed on 4 pillars that has been instructed by the ICT Adviser to the PM Mr. Shajeeb Wazed Joy. One main attraction of the ceremony was laser show that complied of the inception history and 4 pillars associated to Digital Bangladesh to awards received due to ICT advancements. The ceremony ended with the opening of the expo by the Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and Sophia, the AI robot. PM's departure marked the entry of massive enthusiastic visitors hubbing to the main hall just to see sophia. Substantial road traffic had been recorded for Day 1 towards BICC just because Sophia was there. Let us not forget the live concert that took place everyday and pop bands like LRB performed. Our ICT Minister Mr.Palak participated in the concert with LRB and let the public know about his hidden talent. Notably, everyday there used to be seminars and conferences in Hall of Fame or Media Bazaar and everyone was invited to attend them like open-house. The Notable seminars from the day were Entrepreneurship Digitization and Psychology in Gaming Industry where speakers discussed and presented the career prospects in the industry through the present and future of Mobile Apps and Games monetization. The other seminar was Women in Digital Economy that discussed about women in tech and how it engrossed the digital ecosystem through equality. The last but not the least was the public open session. Tech Talk With Sophia, where the AI robot was interviewed in front of mass. It was eye-quenching as the crowd engagement to the session was massive. Lastly, let us not forget the grand open concert that was brought to live by Mumtaz's mesmerizing stage performance. The Crowd from Day 1 has been the largest among the other days all because of Sophia. Due to the inauguration and opening on its own, the Expo was in fact live soon from after lunch yet recording the largest crowd.