Dr. Md. Sabur Khan, Chairman, Board of Trustees, Daffodil International University joined 8th International Conference on Restructuring of the Global Economy (ROGE) as a keynote speaker held from 9-10th July 2018 at Said Business School, University of Oxford, UK. The conference is co-hosted by Academy of Business & Retail Management (ABRM) and Journal of Business and Retail Management Research. Dr. Md. Sabur Khan presented the keynote paper on “Accelerating Innovation to spur the growth of global Entrepreneurship and special reference to Bangladesh” which was chaired by Dr. P P Dutta. Executive Chair, Academy of Business & Retail Management (ABRM), London, UK. Dr. Mark T Jones, Director -Centre for Innovative Leadership Navigation, London, UK and Editor-in-Chief, International Journal of Higher Education Management (UK) handed over fellowship to Dr. Md. Sabur Khan in the conference.
Dr. Mark T Jones, Director-Centre for Innovative Leadership Navigation, London, UK and Editor-in-Chief, International Journal of Higher Education Management (UK) hands over fellowship to Dr. Md. Sabur Khan at the 8th International Conference on Restructuring of the Global Economy (ROGE) held from 9-10th July 2018 at Said Business School, University of Oxford, UK.
Dr. Khan in his presentation stressed that we are on the verge of the Fourth Industrial Revolution which referred to as ‘Digital Revolution’. The Fourth Industrial Revolution is described as breakthrough of emerging technologies like Artificial Intelligence (AI), Robotics, Nanotechnology, Quantum Computing, Biotechnology, Internet of Things (IoT), 3D printing and autonomous vehicles. In this era of collaborative creativity, entrepreneurship becomes catalyst in national growth of any country. Governments of developed and developing countries as well, focus more on ensuring strong policy framework on entrepreneurial initiatives in their countries to accelerate the growth of the economy. He stressed that in recent days, companies and enterprises use innovation as integral part of their organization. Innovations contribute to the success of the company. In this regard he pointed out Bangladesh as reference and mentioned some initiatives of government and private sectors like introducing ‘Alternative Investment Rules 2015’ ‘Innovation Fund’ of a2i to encourages and supports start-ups and small entrepreneurs, entrepreneurial programme at tertiary level, establishing innovation hub and business incubator.