Int'l conference on earth, environmental science and technology begins Saturday


24th January, 2020 08:50:57 printer

Int'l conference on earth, environmental science and technology begins Saturday

The Faculty of Earth and Environmental Sciences of Dhaka University is going to organise an international conference on earth and environment sciences and technology (ICEEST).

Opening ceremony of the five-day conference will be held on Saturday at the capital’s Intercontinental Hotel.

President Md Abdul Hamid is scheduled to address the conference on the second day on January 26, Prof Dr ASM Maksud Kamal told a press conference at the university.

Thirty-nine sessions will be conducted throughout the conference from January 25 to January 29 with secretaries of the concerned ministry in the chair, added Kamal, Dean of the faculty and also president of Dhaka University Teachers Association (DUTA).

He also said the aim of the conference is to bring all leading academic scientists, researchers, and policymakers to share their skills and expertise in order to increase collaboration both in the scientific and development strategies using state-of-the-art technologies.

The conference will proceed based on the following sub themes - Blue Economy: Global and Bay of Bengal Perspective; Geo Resources: Exploration, Development, and Management; Disaster Resilience and Sustainability; environment perspective on population dynamics and regional development; meteorology, weather forecasting; and delta processes and development, Prof Maksud Kamal said.

This conference will help improve the geo-resources development and overcome natural calamities with lots of tactic on the direction and flow of technology in the subsequent decades.

Thus, the conference not only gives the opportunity to fulfill the desires of local contexts but also the chances are greatly improved while sharing regional and global issues, he added.