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International Conference On Sustainable Development : Opportunities And Challenges

In consonance with the celebration of the 50th year of independence of Bangladesh and the emerging need for social commitment for sustainable development, American International University-Bangladesh (AIUB) aspires to address these challenges in the fields of economics, social sciences, literature, media, law, and public health. In the same spirit, we would like to celebrate the 27th anniversary of AIUB through this auspicious event in the pursuit of academic excellence.

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Event Schedules

International Conference on Sustainable Development: Opportunities & Challenges
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, AIUB
January 12-13, 2022

Program Schedule

  • 09:00 - 10:30
  • University
  • Auditorium

Opening Program

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Passcode: 324864
09:00 – 09:30 AM Registration
09:30 – 09:35 AM Opening Remarks by Organizing Chair
09:35 – 09:40 AM National Anthem
09:40 – 09:45 AM Recitation from Holy Quran
09:45 – 09:55 AM Welcome Remarks by Chief Patron of the Conference, Vice Chancellor, AIUB
09:55 – 10:05 AM Message by Special Guest
10:05 – 10:15 AM Message by Chief Guest
10:15 – 10:25 AM Message by Conference General Chair, Dean, FASS, AIUB
10:25 – 10:30 AM Conference Photo

  • 10:30 - 12:00
  • FASS
  • Virtual

Plenary Session 01

Zoom ID: 964 7082 9756
Passcode: 892638
10:30 – 11:00 AM Keynote Paper 1: Role of Artificial Intelligence (AI) to Provide Quality Public Health Services, Professor Dr. Youji Kohda, School of Knowledge Science, Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, Japan
11:00 – 11:30 PM Keynote Paper 2: Media and Sustainable Development: Challenges for the Developing Countries, Professor Dr. David Mould, Professor Emeritus, Media Arts and Studies, Ohio University, USA
11:30 – 12:00 PM Keynote Paper 3: Importance of Quality Education for Sustainable Development, Professor Dr. Mesbahuddin Ahmed, Chairman, Bangladesh Accreditation Council

  • 10:45 - 12:45
  • FASS
  • Virtual

Panel Discussion 01 (Hybrid)

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Passcode: 755152

  • 10:45 - 12:45
  • FASS
  • Virtual

Parallel Paper Presentation Session 01

Topic Area
Economics- Session 01 [Presentation and Discussion]
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English 01 [Presentation and Discussion]
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  • 12:45 PM -2:45 PM
  • FASS
  • Virtual

Parallel Paper Presentation Session 02

Topic Area
Economics- Session 02 [Presentation and Discussion]
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English- Session 02 [Presentation and Discussion]
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Law- Session 01 [Presentation and Discussion]
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Media and Mass Communications - Session 01 [Presentation and Discussion]
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Social Sciences- Session 01 [Presentation and Discussion]
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Public Health- Session 01 [Presentation and Discussion]
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  • 3:45PM - 5:45 PM
  • FASS
  • Virtual

Parallel Paper Presentation Session 03

Topic Area
Economics- Session 03 [Presentation and Discussion]
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English- Session 03 [Presentation and Discussion]
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Law- Session 02 [Presentation and Discussion]
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Media and Mass Communications - Session 02 [Presentation and Discussion]
Zoom ID: 988 5356 4005 Passcode: 988020
Social Sciences- Session 02 [Presentation and Discussion]
Zoom ID: 965 4826 8854 Passcode: 848086
Public Health- Session 02 [Presentation and Discussion]
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  • 10:00 - 12:15
  • FASS
  • Auditorium

Parallel Paper Presentation Slot 04

Topic Area
Economics- Session 04 [Presentation and Discussion]
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English- Session 04 [Presentation and Discussion]
Zoom ID: 980 2372 3433 Passcode: 705918
Law- Session 03 [Presentation and Discussion]
Zoom ID: 998 5912 7431 Passcode: 438770
Media and Mass Communications - Session 03 [Presentation and Discussion]
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Social Sciences- Session 03 [Presentation and Discussion]
Zoom ID: 980 9197 9316 Passcode: 640963
Public Health- Session 03 [Presentation and Discussion]
Zoom ID: 949 8709 0932 Passcode: 819879

  • 1:00PM – 3:30 PM
  • FASS
  • Auditorium

Parallel Paper Presentation Slot 05

Topic Area
Economics- Session 05 [Presentation and Discussion]
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English- Session 05 [Presentation and Discussion]
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Law- Session 04 [Presentation and Discussion]
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Social Sciences- Session 04 [Presentation and Discussion]
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  • 01:40 - 03:10
  • FASS
  • Virtual

Plenary Session 02

Zoom ID: 984 7085 9959 Passcode: 210062
01:40 – 02:10 PM Keynote Paper Presentation 4: Addressing the Bangladesh at 50: Achievements, Contradictions and Challenges, M Niaz Asadullah, a Professor of Development Economics at the University of Malaya
02:10 – 02:40 PM Keynote Paper Presentation 5: Addressing the Challenges for Sustainable Socio-Economic Development, Professor Dr. Yasuyuki Sawada, Chief Economist, Asian Development Bank
02:40 – 03:10 PM Keynote Paper Presentation 6 : Addressing the Operations of Laws During the Challenging Time of Pandemic, Prof Dr. Jurgen Brohmer, Dean of Law Murdoch University

  • 1:00PM - 3:15PM
  • FASS
  • Virtual

Panel Discussion -02 (Hybrid)

Zoom ID: 960 3977 0702 Passcode: 127525

  • 3:30PM - 4:45 PM
  • FASS
  • Auditorium

Closing Program

Zoom ID: 931 7773 2757 Passcode: 654166
03:30 – 03:35 PM Opening Remarks by Representative of Technical Advisory Committee
03:35 - 03:40 PM National Anthem
03:40 – 03:45 PM Recitation from Holy Quran
03:45 – 03:55 PM Remarks by Chief Patron of the Conference, Vice Chancellor, AIUB
03:55 – 04:05 PM Message by Special Guest
04:05 – 04:15 PM Message by Chief Guest
04:15 – 04:25 PM Plaque of Appreciation and Certificate Distribution
04:25 – 04:30 PM Vote of Thanks by Organizing Chair

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Conference Keynote Speakers

David Mould, Ph.D

David Mould, Ph.D

Professor Emeritus of Medial Arts and Studies
  • Ohio University

A university professor, a media trainer, a journalist, a freelance writer, who traversed across wide array of academic domains and narrow alleys of far corners of the world. He shared his knowledge with the peers and the students at home and travelled extensively to groom the future professionals of countries such as Bangladesh, India, Indonesia, Thailand, South Africa, Mongolia, Russia, among other countries. Along the way he served as the administrative director for the Study of US Institute on Journalism and Media, conducted trainings for global organizations such as UNICEF, UNESCO, USAID, IREX, USIS, formed the Global Learning Community, worked as the Fulbright Senior Scholar in Journalism and Mass Communication in Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan, and the list goes on.

Yasuyuki Sawada

Yasuyuki Sawada

Professor at the Faculty of Economics.
  • University of Tokyo

His key research areas are development economics, microeconometrics, economics of disasters, and field surveys and experiments. From March 2017 until August 2021, he was Chief Economist of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and Director General of its Economic Research and Regional Cooperation Department. He has worked with well-known development and economic organizations, among them JICA, World Bank, Economic Research Institute of ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA), Pakistan Institute of Development Economics (PIDE), and Bangladesh Institute of Development Studies (BIDS). Mr. Sawada obtained his Ph.D. in Economics from Stanford University

Professor Dr Jürgen Bröhmer

Professor Dr Jürgen Bröhmer

Dean of Law
  • Murdoch University

Author of the dissertation on "State Immunity and Violation of Human Rights" held by many law libraries around the world. Including Murdoch University Law Library. Professor Bröhmer specializes in European Union Law, Public International, International Institutions and Constitutional Law. He became head of school at UNE's Law School. Later on in his career, he was offered he position of Dean at the prestigious law school of Murdoch University. He is a big sports fan and passionate about soccer.

Youji Kohda

Youji Kohda

Professor
  • Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, Graduate School of Knowledge Science

Youji Kohda received the B.S. degree in Information Science 1981 and the Dr. Eng. Degrees in Information Engineering from the University of Tokyo in 1986. He joined Fujitsu Limited in 1986 and joined Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd. in 1990. He was engaged in research of Fifth generation computing. He joined Fujitsu Limited again in 2007 and was engaged in several business innovations as a "field innovator" for four years. He has been a professor of Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology since 2011. He is now engaged in service research at Graduate School of Knowledge Science of the Institute.

M Niaz Asadullah

M Niaz Asadullah

Professor of Development Economics
  • University of Malaya

Dr Asadullah is a Professor of Development Economics at the University of Malaya where also served as the Deputy Director of the Centre for Poverty & Development Studies (2014-2016). He received his Doctorate degree in Economics from Oxford University. Previously he held visiting/academic positions at Reading, Harvard, Oxford, Manchester, Kent, Chulalongkorn & Mindanao State Universities. Other active affiliations: Permanent member of the National Agricultural Advisory Council, Govt. of Malaysia; Global Labor Organization Lead for SE Asia; Research Fellow of IZA (Labor Economics); Life Fellow of RSA. His research focuses on poverty, education, labor, COVID-19 and gender issues in South/East Asia and has received funding from Australian govt, Leverhulme Trust, IGC, DFID, OIC, and World Bank. He has consulted for Asian Productivity Organization, Global Education Commission, Oxford Policy Management, UNESCO, WHO and World Bank. He has published 70+ journal articles and 200+ op-eds/interviews in media outlets such as the Project Syndicate, the Conversation, World Economic Forum, the Diplomat, Al-Jazeera, BBC, the Economist and Business FM. Professor Asadullah is an Associate Editor of 4 WoS journals (Journal of Human Development & Capabilities, International Journal of Educational Development, Singapore Economic Review and PLOS One) and on the editorial board of Poverty and Public Policy & Journal of Public Affairs.

Event Organizers

Dr. Carmen Z. Lamagna

Dr. Carmen Z. Lamagna

Vice Chancellor, AIUB
  • Chief Patron

  • Message from the Vice -Chancellor

  • It is my absolute pleasure to invite the great academicians, young researchers, industry professionals, and brilliant students from all over the world to the “International Conference on Sustainable Development: Opportunities & Challenges”, organized by the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) at American International University-Bangladesh (AIUB) from January 12 – 13, 2022.

    In the 50 th year of Independence, Bangladeshis across the world take pride in the overwhelming achievements of the country and gear up to face the disruptive changes in the global landscape of economics, social science, literature, media, law, and public health. This conference highlights the recent research addressing the multifaceted opportunities and challenges on sustainable development through arts and social sciences.

    The program features esteemed internationally-renowned speakers and scholars, who will share, discuss, and analyze significant new developments and propose meaningful social amendments that are necessary to tackle the onslaught of the current pandemic and bring about a transformative regrowth for communities across borders. AIUB has always focused on building a better future for the generations to come, working towards instilling leadership and social responsibility in its practices, and we sincerely hope that this event realizes just that.

    I would like to express my gratitude towards all the speakers, participants, and partners, without whose valuable cooperation and support, this program would not have been possible. My best wishes to everyone for a constructive and successful conference. Thank you for being a part of the International Conference on Sustainable Development: Opportunities & Challenges!
Dr. Carmen Z. Lamagna

Dr. Carmen Z. Lamagna

Vice Chancellor, AIUB
  • Chief Patron

Dr. Tazul Islam

Dr. Tazul Islam

Dean, Faculty of Arts & Social Science
  • General Chair

 Dr. ABM Rahmatullah

Dr. ABM Rahmatullah

Associate Dean, Faculty of Arts & Social Science
  • Organizing Chair

Asif Kamal

Asif Kamal

Associate Professor, Department of English
  • Organizing Secretary

Conference Technical Advisory Committee

Prof. Dr. Taslima Monsoor

Prof. Dr. Taslima Monsoor

    Prof. D. AJM Shafiul Alam Bhuiyan

    Prof. D. AJM Shafiul Alam Bhuiyan

      Prof. Dr. Md. Taufiqul Islam

      Prof. Dr. Md. Taufiqul Islam

        Mr. Md. Hamidul Haque

        Mr. Md. Hamidul Haque

          Dr. Md. Nasir Uddin

          Dr. Md. Nasir Uddin

            Dr. Iffat Tasnim Haque

            Dr. Iffat Tasnim Haque

              Dr. Faria Sultana

              Dr. Faria Sultana

              Secretary

                Administrative Support Committee

                Pius Costa

                Pius Costa

                Registrar, AIUB
                • Chair

                Md. Khurshed Alam

                Md. Khurshed Alam

                Additional Registrar, AIUB
                Khondaker Sabbir Kabir

                Khondaker Sabbir Kabir

                Director, Finance & Accounting
                Manzur H. Khan

                Manzur H. Khan

                Director, Office of Student Affairs (OSA), AIUB
                Roomee Tareque Moudud

                Roomee Tareque Moudud

                Director Office of Placement & Alumni, AIUB
                Md. Manirul Islam

                Md. Manirul Islam

                Director, ICE & IT (Network Operations), AIUB
                Major (Rtd) Faiz-Ul-Bari Rajon

                Major (Rtd) Faiz-Ul-Bari Rajon

                Deputy Director, Administration, AIUB
                Kazi Lutiful Haque

                Kazi Lutiful Haque

                Assistant Director, Administration, AIUB
                Rasidul Islam Pallob

                Rasidul Islam Pallob

                Assistant Director, Administration, AIUB
                Syed Imam Hasan

                Syed Imam Hasan

                Sr. Executive, Administration, AIUB
                Md. Abu Mia Akanda

                Md. Abu Mia Akanda

                Assistant Director, Public Relation, AIUB
                Shafayet Hossain Khan

                Shafayet Hossain Khan

                Sr. Executive, Dean's Office, FASS, AIUB
                Danilo G. Morgia

                Danilo G. Morgia

                Director, VUES, AIUB
                Muhammad Farhad Alim

                Muhammad Farhad Alim

                Senior Executive, Human Resource Department, AIUB

                Finance Committee

                Dr. ABM Rahmatullah

                Dr. ABM Rahmatullah

                Chair
                  Dr. Iffat Tasnim Haque

                  Dr. Iffat Tasnim Haque

                    Mr. Mehedi Kayser Pabitra

                    Mr. Mehedi Kayser Pabitra

                      Ms. Shaira Matin

                      Ms. Shaira Matin

                        Riasat Azmi

                        Riasat Azmi

                          Publicity Committee

                          Mohammed Foysal Chowdhury

                          Mohammed Foysal Chowdhury

                          Chair
                            Mr. Theotonius Gomes

                            Mr. Theotonius Gomes

                              Mr. Zahin Syed

                              Mr. Zahin Syed

                                Mr. Towfique Ahmed

                                Mr. Towfique Ahmed

                                  Mr. Mohammed Niaz Majumdar

                                  Mr. Mohammed Niaz Majumdar

                                    Publication Committee

                                    Dr. Buddha Dev Biswas

                                    Dr. Buddha Dev Biswas

                                    Chair
                                      Mr. Shihab Saqib

                                      Mr. Shihab Saqib

                                        Ms. Farhat Tasannum Farah

                                        Ms. Farhat Tasannum Farah

                                          Ms. Farhana Rafiq

                                          Ms. Farhana Rafiq

                                            Ms. Farhana Afroz

                                            Ms. Farhana Afroz

                                              Ms. Ferdousi Begum

                                              Ms. Ferdousi Begum

                                                Conference Arrangement Committee

                                                Mr. Zahin Syed

                                                Mr. Zahin Syed

                                                Chair
                                                  Mr. Mohammed Niaz Majumdar

                                                  Mr. Mohammed Niaz Majumdar

                                                    Ms. Lutfunnessa Sagor

                                                    Ms. Lutfunnessa Sagor

                                                      Ms. Afroja Sultana

                                                      Ms. Afroja Sultana

                                                        Mr. Md. Khalid Rahman

                                                        Mr. Md. Khalid Rahman

                                                          Mr. Theotonius Gomes

                                                          Mr. Theotonius Gomes

                                                            Mr. Towfique Ahmed

                                                            Mr. Towfique Ahmed

                                                              Conference Entertainment/Refreshment Committee

                                                              Md. Hamidul Haque

                                                              Md. Hamidul Haque

                                                              Chair
                                                                Ms. Tasnia Tarannum

                                                                Ms. Tasnia Tarannum

                                                                  Mr. Shibaji Mridha

                                                                  Mr. Shibaji Mridha

                                                                    Mr. Ahasan Habib

                                                                    Mr. Ahasan Habib

                                                                      Mr. Abu Taher

                                                                      Mr. Abu Taher

                                                                        Website Development and Maintenance Committee

                                                                        Mr. Nelson P. Udaundo

                                                                        Mr. Nelson P. Udaundo

                                                                        Chair
                                                                          Ms. Rani Ellen V. Ramos

                                                                          Ms. Rani Ellen V. Ramos

                                                                            Mr. Mosfiqur Rahman

                                                                            Mr. Mosfiqur Rahman

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