The International Conference on 4th Industrial Revolution and Beyond (IC4IR 2021) is being organized by the University Grants Commission (UGC) of Bangladesh to be held through both physical and virtual online formats from 10 & 11 December 2021. On the 100th Birth Anniversary of the Father of the Nation of Bangladesh, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and 50th anniversary of independence of the country, the UGC is planning to create a premier international forum for bringing together researchers and practitioners from diverse domains to share cutting-edge research results obtained through the application of artificial intelligence, the internet of things, data analytics, and cloud computing to solve problems in the industrial domain. IC4IR 2021 also promotes the sharing and dissemination of innovative and practical development of methodologies and technologies with industrial applications through the exchange and dissemination of best practices. The scope of the conference includes Artificial Intelligence; Robotics and Automation; IoT and Smart Agriculture; Data Analytics and Cloud Computing; Communication and Networks Signal and Natural Language Processing. Researchers of home and abroad are requested to submit your research paper which can resolve our local problems, to improve life and the environment utilizing state-of-the-art 4IR techniques, and to help to achieve the sustainable development goal.
The Major Tracks of IC4IR 2021 include -
The Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman recognized the importance of quality higher education towards building a knowledge-based economy in Bangladesh. The functions of UGC are allocation of funds to universities, facilitate the development of higher educational system in Bangladesh with main purpose of upgrading the qualities of teaching-learning at the tertiary level, encourage cutting-edge innovative research and development, and improve governance issues at the universities. Also, UGC is responsible for formulating higher education policy and quality assurance to meet the international standard and advise the Government accordingly.