Distinguished Guests at the seminar on ‘Academia-Software Industry: Bridging the Gaps’ 


Aiming to reduce the gap between Academia and industry, Daffodil International University organized a seminar titled ‘Academia-Software Industry: Bridging the Gaps’ yesterday on 27March 2018 at RAOWA Convention Hall, Dhaka. Presided over by Professor Dr. Yousuf Mahbubul Islam, Vice Chancellor of DIU, the seminar was addressed by Mr. Mohammad Nuruzzaman, CEO of Daffodil Family, Mr. Shahid Uddin Akbar, CEO of Bangladesh Institute of ICT in Development, Mr. Ashraf Abir, Former Director of BASIS and CEO of Multimedia Content and Communication, Ms. Luna Samsuddoha, Chairman of Janata Bank and CEO of Dohatech New Media, Mr. Fahim Masrur, Former President of BASIS, Mr. Rasel T Ahmed, Sr. Vice President of BASIS, Professor Dr. Syed Akther Hossen, Head, Department of CSE, DIU, Dr. Touhid Bhuyan, Head, Department of Software Engineering, DIU, Mr. Munir Hasan and many other country’s renowned personality of software industry in Bangladesh. Conducted by Syed Mizanur Rahman, Director of Student Affairs, DIU, Dean from different faculty, Faculty Member of CSE and Software Engineering Department, high officials of Daffodil Family and a large number of BASIS members were also present at the seminar.

Distinguished Guests along with BASIS members at the seminar on ‘Academia-Software Industry: Bridging the Gaps’ 

Distinguish guests said to the seminar that students should achieve competency and job skills besides gathering knowledge from textbook, so that the employer can’t say that they don’t get efficient employees.

The speakers also said that, the market opportunity of garment products of Bangladesh spreads all over the world now a day, but in near future, software industry will leave behind the garments industry. The speakers expressed their hope that if we can use the opportunity of software industry and utilize the talent and expertise of our young generation, we can build a history in national export volume through software sector of Bangladesh.

Audience at the seminar on ‘Academia-Software Industry: Bridging the Gaps’ 


Professor Dr. Yousuf Mahbubul Islam said, realizing the market trend and market demand, Daffodil International University has included practical education in its course curriculum brought change in course curriculumn as per the demand of new age and that’s why students are getting opportunity to make competent themselves in local and global market.

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