The 25th edition of the World Congress on Information Technology (WCIT) 2021, is going to be held in Dhaka from 11-14 November.
The congress will have a total of 30 seminars, ministerial conferences and B2B sessions.
It is expected that the congress initiated by World Information Technology and Services Alliance (WISTA) will be attended by delegates from 75 countries around the world.
The four-day event will be jointly organised by the Department of Information and Communication Technology, Bangladesh Computer Council and Bangladesh Computer Society (BCS), Ahsan Ahmed Chowdhury, Asiatic Business Digital Innovations lead, confirmed in a press conference at the Pan Pacific Sonargaon Hotel in the capital on Tuesday.
State Minister for Information Communication and Technology Zunaid Ahmed Palak, while speaking as the chief guest in the programme, said, "We are taking technology to the doorsteps of people through various initiatives. We want to use the power of technology as a tool to establish equality in human society."
Bangladesh Association of Software and Information Services (BASIS), e-CAB, Internet Service Providers Association of Bangladesh (ISPAB) and Bangladesh Association of Call Center and Outsourcing (BACCO) will be the organising partner of the event.
Senior Secretary of the ICT Department NM Ziaul Alam, Executive Director of the Bangladesh Computer Council Md Abdul Mannan and President of Bangladesh Computer Society Shahid U Munir also spoke at the press conference.