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2nd AIUB Int’l Confce on Business ends

  • Staff Correspondent
  • 1 November, 2021 12:00 AM
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A two-day long 2nd AIUB International Conference on Business and Management (AICBM 2021) concluded at American International University-Bangladesh on Saturday.

The Faculty of Business Administration of the university organised the virtual conference on October 29 and 30 with the theme ‘Changing Global Business Paradigm’.

Over 500 participants, including students from different parts of the world, attended each of the 11 sessions of the conference, said a press release.

The conference shows the increasing level of collaboration between academia and various industries in Bangladesh despite the limitations placed by the Covid-19 pandemic. Bangladesh Accreditation Council Chairman Prof Mesbahuddin Ahmed, University Grants Commission (UGC) member Prof Abu Taher, Vice-Chancellor of AIUB Dr Carmen Z Lamagna (AIUB), Lovely Professional University (India) Vice-Chancellor Dr Lovi Raj Gupta, IBA Director Prof Mohammad A Momen, Grameenphone Ltd CEO Yasir Azman delivered speeches at the inaugural ceremony of the conference on Friday.

At the opening plenary session, Dr Abu NM Waheeduzzaman, Professor of Marketing and International Business, Texas A&M University (Corpus Christi) gave the keynote speech and Rtn Mashequr Rahman Khan, PHF, President of BSHRM participated as an industry expert.

Local and international researchers presented a total of 55 peer-reviewed papers.  Additionally, Professor Dr Rajesh Verma, Dean of Mittal School of Business (LPU, India), Mohammad Abdullah Zaber, Managing Director of Zaber and Zubair Fabrics Ltd of Noman Group, Amran Hossan, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Edison Power Bangladesh Limited, Shubho Al Farooque, Managing Director of Zantrik, Mahmudul Alam Shakkhor, Manager of Sales Globe Fisheries Limited shared their expert opinions at the conference.

Professor Dr Chere’ C Yturralde, Dean, College of Business and Accountancy of Angeles University Foundation (Philippines) was the chief guest at the closing ceremony.