Education Desk
United International University (UIU) in association with leading HR associations in Bangladesh is organising the first ever HR convention titled ‘UIU National HR Convention 2018’ on 24 November 2018 at Bangabandhu International Conference Center (BICC), Agargaon, Dhaka.
The theme of the convention is ‘HR for Sustainable Development Goals’. There will be a ‘Dhaka Declaration’ at the end of the convention. It is expected that Government of Bangladesh, HR associations, Universities and HR related organisations will get necessary policy and strategy feedbacks from the convention. This convention will be a great avenue for exchange of ideas and thoughts, leaning about new developments and generating a good network for continuous improvement in the fields of HR, HRD and leadership
Leyla Nascimento, President, World Federation of People Management Associations (WFPMA) from Brazil, and Jenny Hyatt, Professional Trainer, Coach and Director, the Global Quotient from USA will be present as the Distinguished Foreign Speakers of the Convention. A total of 1,000 participants from the corporate world are expected to attend the convention.
Md Musharrof Hossain, President of Federation of Bangladesh Human Resource Organisations (FBHRO) & President of Asia Pacific Federation of Human Resource Management (APFHRM); Md Sabur Khan, Chairman, Daffodil Family and country’s leading personalities and HR professionals will deliver their valuable speeches on the occasion. Quazi M Ahmed, President, Bangladesh Organisation for Learning and Development (BOLD), and Vice President of FBHRO will chair the convention.
The partnering HR organisations of the convention are: Bangladesh Apparel Society for Human Resource Professionals (BASHRP), Bangladesh Pharmaceutical Human Resource Society (BPHRS), Bangladesh Organization for Learning and Development (BOLD), Institution of Personnel Management (IPM), Human Resource Development Institute of Daffodil International University (DIU) and Institute of Business and Economic Research (IBER) of UIU. UIU is the title sponsor of the convention.
In light of the conference, a ‘Meet the Press’ was organised on 6 October 2018 at Jatiya Press Club, Dhaka. Prof Dr Hasnan Ahmed, Pro Vice-Chancellor (In-charge) of UIU, Conference Patron Md Musharrof Hossain, Convention Chair Mr Quazi M Ahmed, Convention Secretary Prof Dr F A Sobhani and Convention Treasurer Prof Dr H R Joarder delivered their speeches on the occasion. Anwarul Azim, President, IPM, Nure E Khan, President, BASHRP, Md Munirul Islam, President, BPHRS, Prof Dr Masum Iqbal, Dean of Business and Entrepreneurship, Daffodil International University (DIU), Board of Directors and working committee members of HR Federation were present in the meet the press.