The Bangladesh Innovation Conclave (BIC) will host the Bangladesh Business Innovation Summit & Award 2019 in Dhaka on Saturday.
The event, powered by Mastercard and organized by Bangladesh Brand Forum, will take place at Le MÃ©ridien Hotel, according to a press release issued in this regard.
The main objective of the summit is to stimulate innovation in different sectors and harness skills to stimulate innovation, add value to people’s lives and help them pursue inclusive growth.
The summit will include three main sessions, three panel discussions, four brainstorming sessions, a case study and a start-up story, the press release added. Regarding the initiative, Shariful Islam, founder of BIC stressed, âFor Bangladesh, innovation is the only way to realize our country’s vision and pursue inclusive growth. Every institution must embrace innovation at its core to survive and thrive in the era of the 4th Industrial Revolution. “
Keynote speakers at the summit will be Kin Wai Michael Siu, Eric C Yim, Professor of Inclusive Design and Professor of Public Design, School of Design, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University; Amer Farid, Director of Corporate Partnerships and Innovation at Unicef ââNorway, and Dr Newton Howard, Professor of Neurocomputation, Neurosurgery and Mathematics at the University of Oxford, Professor of Brain Sciences at Georgetown University in Washington, DC and Chairman of the Brain Sciences Foundation.
The topics of the three round tables will be – How to transform your company’s innovation culture, stimulate process innovation in your organization and explore a collaborative model to build an innovation ecosystem in Bangladesh.
The summit will be followed by the Bangladesh Business Innovation Award 2019
All nominated campaigns that have been selected through rigorous jury sessions will be awarded in 10 categories and in two ranks – Winner and Honorable Mention.
Bangladesh Business Innovation Summit & Award 2019 are the Bangladesh Innovation Conclave initiatives which are organized by Bangladesh Brand Forum (BBF). The event is powered by Mastercard. Also, it is organized in partnership with Access to Information – a2i and in association with Shwapno; supported by – Guardian Life Insurance, Dhaka Bank & Genex; Strategic partners – BASIS and MCCI; Event partner – Le MÃ©ridien Dhaka; Technology partner – Aamra; Digital media partner – Geeky Social; Media partner – Dhaka Tribune, and PR partner – Backpage PR.