International Event


INFOCOM, India’s leading Technology, Business and Leadership Conference and an international platform has been promoting ICT, in India and the world over for more than 16 years now. As INFOCOM joins hand with SAARC Chamber of Commerce & Industry (SAARC CCI), we are proud to present the fourth edition of INFOCOM Dhaka 2018 in association with the SAARC CCI.

INFOCOM Dhaka 2018, held in association with the SAARC CCI will bring together business and technology leaders from India and Bangladesh with an agenda to interact and discuss the latest trends in technology, share key experiences and learnings with peers from the industry and help enable businesses to step into the next phase of collaborative growth through use of ICT.


The event will be a two day conference, with an agenda focusing on technology and its benefits to organizations and individuals across all levels. The event will see participation from IT decision makers and IT buyers from key organizations along with end users and key influencers of the use of various technologies in the organization.


  • The summit will encourage interactive discussions on latest technology and trends.
  • The summit aims to bring together technology specialists, CIOs/CTOs/CISOs and technology users to discuss on key technology areas and promote brainstorming, collaborations and networking.


  • Top Entrepreneurs, Industrialists and renowned Professionals of Bangladesh
  • CIOs/CTOs/CISOs and IT Heads of key companies from India and Bangladesh
  • Key Government officials from Bangladesh
  • End users, Influencers & Consultants


  • Building a Single Digital Ecosystem
  • Manage Risk, Build Trust, Embrace Change
  • Harnessing the Power of AI
  • Gaining the competitive edge through SAP Enterprise HANA
  • CIO Power Panels on customized topics
  • Moving from Information age to Experience Age


Day 1: May 11, 2018

14:30 hrs – 15:30 hrs


15:30 hrs – 16:30 hrs

Inaugural Ceremony

Welcome Address by D D Purkayastha, Managing Director and CEO, ABP Pvt Ltd and Chairman, INFOCOM
Welcome Address by Shafquat Haider, Chairman, Council for Communication & IT, SAARC CCI
Address by Guest of Honour, Subrata Das, Industry Director – Public Services, Industry Value Engineering & Digital Leadership, SAP India
Address by Guest of Honour, Abdul Matlub Ahmad, President, India Bangladesh Chamber of Commerce & Industry (IBCCI) and Past President Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FBCCI)
Address by Guest of Honour, Subir Kishore Choudhury, Secretary – Information & Communication Technology Division, Ministry of Posts, Telecommunications and IT, Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh

A1 16:30 hrs – 16:50 hrs

Keynote: Digital Transformation for Growth – A Journey

Keynote Speaker:
Arindam Bhattacharya, Senior Solutions Architect, SAP

A2 16:50 hrs – 17:10 hrs

Keynote: How Digital is helping build the Banks of the Future?

Keynote Speaker: Sayantan Choudhury, Director – Financial Services IT Advisory, Ernst & Young LLP

A3 17:10 hrs – 17:30 hrs

Keynote: Expanding Location Horizon and Collaborative Culture

Keynote Speaker: Ashish Kumar Dubey, Head of Global Business Development, MaymyIndia

A4 17:30 hrs – 18:30 hrs

Panel Discussion: Transforming Digital Customer Engagement in Real World

Moderator: Syed Farhad Ahmed, Managing Director, WE Smart Solutions & Aamra Companies


Md. Sabur Khan, Chairman, Daffodil International University
Argha Basu, Head – Enterprise Business, Grameenphone Ltd.

18:30 hrs – 18:45 hrs

Tea & Coffee

A5 18:45 hrs – 19:45 hrs

Panel Discussion: Next Frontier for Digital – Engaging the Millennial Audience

Moderator: K A M Majedur Rahman, Managing Director, Dhaka Stock Exchange Ltd.

Sandeep Reddy, Country Sales Manager – India, Media, Akamai Technologies
Anup Mandal, Chief Technology Officer and Head – IT, Prothom Alo
Dr. Reduan Hasan Khan, Head of Interne of Things (IoT), Grameenphone Ltd.
Palashendu Bhattacharya, Sales Head Commercial Business, Red Hat India Pvt. Ltd.

20:00 hrs onwards

Entertainment Evening followed by Networking Dinner


Day 2: May 12, 2018

09:30 hrs – 10:00 hrs


B110:00 hrs – 10:45 hrs

Motivational Keynote: The World at Your Feet: An Entrepreneurial Legacy with Purpose, Passion & Power

Introduction by: Surojit Biswas, Chief Operating Officer, Techno India Group & Sister Nivedita University

Keynote Speaker: Sabirul Islam, Entrepreneur, Author Career Coach and TV Producer, Founder of the Inspire1Million campaign and Founder of Teen-Trepreneur board game sold to over 550 schools in the United Kingdom and in 14 countries worldwide

B210:45 hrs – 11:05 hrs

Keynote: Cyber Security in the age of Digital

Keynote Speaker: Damanjit S Uberoi, Associate Partner, Ernst & Young LLP

B3 11:05 hrs – 11:35 hrs

Panel Discussion: Security in the Age of Digital

Moderator: A K M Nazrul Haider, Past President, ISACA

Shyamol B Das, Head - Technology, BRAC Bank and CEO, BRAC IT Services
Md. Shafiqul Alam, Group Director Finance & Company Secretary, Super Star Group (SSG)
Omar F Khandaker, Chief Information Technology Officer, Sonali Bank Ltd.

B4 11:35 hrs – 11:55 hrs

Keynote: Digital Transformation in Public Service Delivery

Keynote Speaker: Subrata Das, Industry Director – Public Services, Industry Value Engineering & Digital Leadership, SAP India

11:55 hrs – 12:10 hrs

Tea & Coffee

B512:10 hrs – 12:30 hrs

Keynote: Moving from Information Age to Experience Age

Keynote Speaker: Sunil Mohapatra, Director – South Asia Region, ADOBE

B612:30 hrs – 13:30 hrs

Panel Discussion: Turning customer relationship into partnership in the Digital Age

Moderator: Ahmad Tabshir Choudhury, Senior IT Professional and Former CIO with Bangladeshi and International Banks

Muhammad H Kafi, Senior Executive Vice President and Head of Operations, NCC Bank
Faruq Mainuddin Ahmed, Managing Director & CEO, Trust Bank Ltd.
Md. Mahbubur Rahman Alam, Associate Professor, Bangladesh Institute of Bank Management
Zara Jabeen Mahbub, Sr. Vice President and Head of Communications and Service Quality, BRAC Bank

13:30 hrs – 14:30 hrs Networking Lunch
B714:30 hrs – 14:50 hrs

Keynote: The Entrepreneurial Success Story of PRAN - RFL

Keynote Speaker: Ahsan Khan Chowdhury, Chairman & CEO, PRAN –RFL Group

B814:50 hrs – 15:10 hrs

Keynote: Redefining Opportunities in Education

Keynote Speaker: Surojit Biswas, Chief Operating Officer, Techno India Group & Sister Nivedita University

B915:10 hrs – 16:10 hrs

Panel Discussion: Amplifying Digital with AI

Moderator: Md Nazrul Islam Khan, Former Education Secretary; Curator - Bangabandhu Memorial Museum

Faheem Tanveer Ahmed, MD & CEO, Crossways IT Ltd. and Chairman, Standing Committee for Digital Education, BASIS
Aman Ashraf Faiz , Managing Director, GTV
Muhammad Solaiman Shukhon, Head of Strategic Projects, AAMRA Networks Ltd.

16:10 hrs – 16:20 hrs

Closing Remarks by K K Mahapatra, Organising Secretary - INFOCOM, ABP Pvt. Ltd.

16:20 hrs



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