মঙ্গলবার, ২১ মার্চ ২০২৩, ০৮:৫২ অপরাহ্ন
Bangladesh Internet Governance Forum (BIGF) is a multi-stakeholder organization aimed to illuminate issues and create ideas on internet usage in Bangladesh in association with the UN Internet Governance Forum (UN IGF).
The Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC) and The Bangladesh Telecommunications Company Limited (BTCL) as co-organizers, are pleased to invite you to the Bangladesh 17th Internet Governance Forum 2022 in Dhaka, Bangladesh.
The Bangladesh 17th Internet Governance Forum 2022 has been concluded today at CIRDAP International Conference Centre. The program was inaugurated on 10 November and conclude on 12 November 2022 under the Resilient Internet for a Shared Sustainable and Smart Bangladesh theme and on 15 constituent themes aligned with the UN Secretary-General's envisioned Global Digital Compact.
H.E. Mr. Mustafa Jabbar, Hon’ble Minister, Post, and Telecommunications Division, Government of the People's Republic of Bangladesh was present as the Chief Guest in the inaugural ceremony titled High-Level Session: Resilient Internet for Sustainable Development and Smart Bangladesh; Road to Addis Ababa and inaugurated the session on 10 November 2022.
H.E. Mr. Hasanul Haq Inu, MP, Chairperson, Bangladesh Internet Governance Forum & Chairman, Parliamentary Standing Committee for Ministry of Information and Broadcasting chaired the session. Mr. Shyam Sunder Sikder, Chairman (Senior Secretary), of Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC) was present as Special Guest The sessions were Meaningful Access & Affordable Internet for Women: Progress, Challenges, Opportunities & Way Forward Moderator: Ms. Farha Mahmud Trina, Convener, Bangladesh Women Internet Governance Forum.
Keynote Speaker: Ms. Tamanna Mou, Assistant Director DSHE, Ministry of Education, TV Broadcast Journalist Guest of Honor: Ms. Natasha Kader, Head of Women Banking, Eastern Bank Ltd. Mr. Md. Nazrul Islam, Head of Operations, Carnival Internet, Ms. Afroza Haq Rina, Advisor, Bangladesh Women Internet Governance Forum Chief Guest: Ms. Nahid Sultana Mallik, Joint Secretary, Information and Communication Technology Division Policy Dialogue on Dot Bd and Universal Acceptance
Moderator: Dr. Md. Rakibul Hoque, Professor, Department of Management Information Systems, University of Dhaka Keynote Speaker: Dr. Ajay Data, Chair of Universal Acceptance Steering Group, Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) Panel Speakers: Mr. Haseeb Istiaqur Rahman, Language Technology Expert & CEO at Professionals Systems
Guest of Honor: Mr. Edmon Chung, Chief Executive Officer, Dot Asia, Hongkong Mr. Sarmad Hussain, Senior Director, IDN & UA Programs, Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN).
Special Guest: Brig. Gen. Md. Ehsanul Kabir, Director General (E&O), Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC) Chief Guest: Mr. Md. Rafiqul Matin, Managing Director, Bangladesh Telecommunications Company Limited (BTCL) Welcome Remarks: Ms. Farha Mahmud Trina, Convener, Bangladesh Women IGF Group – C, Team Leader, Ms. Group – D, Team Leader, Ms. Guest of Honor: Ms. Yasmin Tazrin Jahan Tarin, Actress TV Media Mr. Md. Nazrul Islam, Head of perations, Carnival Internet Data Privacy & Emerging Technologies in Financial Ecosystem Moderator: Mr. Muhammed Abdullah Al Mamun, VP & Head of Information Security Division, United Commercial Bank Limited Keynote Speaker, Mr. Md. Mahbubur Rahman Alam, Associate Professor and Research Team Leader, Bangladesh Institute Bank Management (BIBM).
Panel Speakers, Mr. Hossain Mohammed Faisal, Chief Information Technology Officer, Social Islami Bank Limited, Mr. Mohammad Shahadat Hossain, Principal Security Architect, Grameenphone Limited, Mr. Md. Mahbubur Rahman Alam, Associate Professor and Research Team Leader, Bangladesh Institute Bank Management (BIBM) Special Guest, Dr. Shah Md. Ahsan Habib, Director Training, Bangladesh Institute of Bank Management, Mr. Md. Razib Pervez, Director, Board of Directors, BASIC Bank Limited Chief Guest: Mr. Debdulal Roy, Executive Director, Bangladesh Bank Session : Smart Bangladesh– Opportunities & Challenges Of Mobile Telecom, Moderator Brig Gen S M Farhad (Retd.), Secretary General, Association of Mobile Telecom Operators of Bangladesh (AMTOB), Keynote Speaker Mr. Hans Martin Henrichsen, Chief Corporate Affairs Officer, Grameenphone Panel Speakers Mr. Abdus Salam, Head of Network Solutions Ericsson Malaysia, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and Country Manager Ericsson Bangladesh Mr. Shahed Alam, Chief Corporate and Regulatory Affairs Officer, Robi Axiata Brig Gen Mohammad Moniruzzaman Jewel, Director General, Spectrum Management, BTRC Chief Guest: Mr. Shyam Sunder Sikder, Chairman, Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC) Connecting All People and Meaningful Access; Declaration for the Future of the Internet Moderator: AHM Bazlur Rahman, Chief Executive Officer, Bangladesh NGOs Network for Radio and Communication (BNNRC).
Welcome Speech: Mr. Mohammad Abdul Haque Anu, Secretary General, Bangladesh Internet Governance Forum (BIGF) Guest of Honor & Keynote Speaker: Mr. Reza Salim, Specialist in E-health Communication Reaching Rural, Amader Gram Bangladesh Working Group on World Summit on the Information Society 2002 – 2005] Guest of Honor: Mr. Ashiqur Rahman Rean, Chief Growth Officer, Dotlines.
Special Guest: Mr. Srinivas Goud Chendi, Senior Advisor Policy and Community Development, Asia Pacific Network Information Centre (APNIC) Australia Brig. Gen. Md. Nasim Parvez, ndc, afwc, psc, Director General, Systems & Services Division Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission Chair: Dr. A J M Shafiul Alam Bhuiyan, Professor & Founding Chair, Department of Television, Film and Photography, University of Dhaka