A Seminar on ICT in Leadership and Change Management was held on the occasion of UODA WEEK 2012 (Celebration of 10 Year). Faculty of Engineering,UniversityofDevelopment Alternativeorganized this seminar on 31/12/11 at the university auditorium. Mr. SASM Taifur Chairman of Center for ICT Policy Research, CIPR (ICT Adviser, IIFC, former Additional Secretary the Government) was the keynote speaker. Professor Syed Akhter Hossain Vice-Chairman of Center for ICT Policy Research, CIPR (Professor and Head, Department of Computer Science and Engineering (CSE), Daffodil International University (DIU) , Shahidul K K Shuvra Executive Director of Center for ICT Policy Research, CIPR (IT and Science Editor, The Independent), Professor Mohammad Shorif Uddin Research Director of Center for ICT Policy Research, CIPR (Professor, Department of Computer Science & Engineering, Jahangirnagar University), Professor M.A. Mottalib [Professor and Head, Department of Computer Science and Information Technology (CIT) Islamic University of Technology (IUT), Ali Ashfak Managing Director, RM Systems discussed about the keynote speech. The discussion includes that the ICT policy makers, while quick to acknowledge the importance of ICT in education, should not be delayed by setbacks or disturbance caused along the way, but try to find out alternatives and “workarounds” for ICT improvement. This process takes time, and internal commitment of leaders of different levels. In short, the success of ICT in the coming years rests largely on the proactive policy makers and cooperation with different organizations will give timely support to the integration of ICT into the curriculum, on the basis of past accomplishments blending with new plans for a learner-centered environment.
The seminar was concluded with a question answer session and discussion. Distinguished faculty members, students, researchers also participated the seminar. Md. Safaet Hossain, Assistant Professor, Faculty of Engineering moderated the seminar. A wonderful documentary was present on the occasion of 10th Year Celebration of UODA and UODA WEEK 2012.
*Video Presentation about UODA Week:*
*ICT Seminar Slide:[read the slide and ask question]*