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Theme: Different Bangladesh

Dhaka, Bangladesh
February 17th, 2012

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About this event

How often do you hear any good news from Bangladesh?! And even if you do, how often do they reach a global audience?! TEDxDhaka focuses on those good news that often go neglected.

TEDxDhaka Factsheet:

3 hour event
10 speakers
20 crew members
14 volunteers
350 attendees

Confirmed Speakers

  • Dr. K. Siddique-e Rabbani
    Professor Rabbani is the Founder Chairperson of Department of Biomedical Physics & Technology at Dhaka University. He is a technology innovator & an activist for global technology equalization.
  • Ivy Huq Russell
    Ivy is the founder of Maya.com.bd, a web initiative dedicated to connect women in Bangladesh to useful information & each other. She believes connections empower people.
  • Nurur Rahman Khan
    Nurur is an Architect, a partner of TKNRK Associates, Chairman of Amar Desh Amar Graam, an award winning ICT project changing lives.
  • Khaled Mahmud
    Khaled is an artist. He is the Creative Director of Headoffice Communication, a creative agency. He is also the co-founder of Ajo, a fast, casual & relaxed dining experience with an artistic grandeur.
  • Ejaj Ahmad
    Ejaj is the Founder & President of Bangladesh Youth Leadership Center (BYLC). He is a practitioner, instructor & consultant on leadership.
  • Taslima Miji
    Taslima is the Founder & CEO Techmania. She is also a member of Bangladesh Computer Samity & formerly a journalist with a passion for activism.
  • Jishnu Brahmaputra
    Jishnu, a quintessential gamer, offers a broader view of a little-known and even less appreciated local phenomenon of the online gaming world.
  • Iraj Islam
    Iraj is the Co-founder & CTO of NewsCred, a next generation news wire service changing the world of news syndication. He is also a serial entrepreneur who loves problems.

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Venue and Details

Senate Bhaban
Nawab Ali Chowdhury Senate Bldg
University of Dhaka
Dhaka, 1000
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Mohammad Tauheed
Dhaka 1209, Bangladesh

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Cal Jahan
Dhaka 1000, Bangladesh

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Neamah Islam
Program Officer/Volunteer Coordinator
Abu Bokor Siddique Raju
Attendee Coordinator