ABOUT THE CONFERENCE


Bangladesh is going to celebrate its 50 years of independence in the year 2021. Accordingly, we are going to celebrate the 100th birth anniversary of the Father of the Nation, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman as “Mujib Barsha” or “Mujib Year” during 2020-2021. The founder of USTC, late National Professor Dr. Nurul Islam is the eminent physician of the Indian Sub-Continent, and he served as the personal physician of the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. In this connection, Bangladesh Vision 2021 is to become a poverty-free middle-income country; to develop a skilled and creative human resource; to become a globally integrated regional economic and commercial hub; to be environmentally sustainable; and to be a more inclusive and equitable society. It is expected that by 2030, Bangladesh will be the 24th largest economy in the world and by 2041 Bangladesh will be a country of knowledge economy. Keeping this in mind, USTC is going to organize this international conference on Fourth Industrial Revolution.

CONFERENCE OBJECTIVES


The central objective of this conference is to initiate search, discovery, and application of the methodology of multidisciplinary treatment of the physical, digital, biological and social sciences in a unified analytical perspective of knowing the inner methodology of all such socio-scientific disciplines.

CALL FOR PAPERS


Full papers, posters, contributed sessions, and panel discussions are welcome for consideration. Papers presented will be considered by refereeing for publication in University of Science and Technology Annual Multidisciplinary Journal (USTA); in International Journal of Ethics and Systems (IJOES, SCOPUS, Web of Science ESCI, Australian ABDC, Emerald Publications), and in an edited book to be published by a reputable publisher.

IMPORTANT DATES


Deadline for the abstract submission is 5th March 2020. Acceptances will be announced by 10th March 2020. Deadline for the submission of full papers (willing to publish): Extended.

FOCUS AREAS


Multidisciplinary worldview for investigation in IC4IR will be the focus on the methodological unification that inter-connects the following usual tracks and more:

  • Track 1. Information and Communication Technology
  • Track 2. Engineering, Technology & Basic Science
  • Track 3. Arts, Humanities, Social Sciences and Future Education (Teaching-Learning)
  • Track 4. Economics, Business, Management, Finance & Accounting
  • Track 5. Bio-Science, Medicine & Pharmaceutical Research

The conference will be inaugurated by dignitaries from Bangladesh and abroad. The Honorable Prime Minister of Bangladesh is expected to inaugurate the IC4IR. There will be learned keynote speakers and invited speakers on the theme of the conference. Besides these luminaries the informed scholarly participants from all disciplines of knowledge will enlighten the students, researchers, academia, industry sectors and policy makers.

REGISTRATION PERIODS


Early Bird : 11th March - 20th March
Regular : See registration

REGISTRATION FEES


Student

  • International : $80
  • National : 1000 (BDT)
  • Collaborative Universities: $50
  • USTC Student : 500 (BDT)

Delegates

  • Author(National) : 2000(BDT)
  • Non-Author : 1500 (BDT)
  • USTC Faculties & IAHS: 1000(BDT)
  • SAARC Countries : $50
  • Collaborative Universities: $50
  • Others : $100