IEEE AIUB SB presents seminar on “Introduction to Health Technology Forum”

On 10th September, 2017, IEEE AIUB Student Branch organized a seminar on “Introduction to Health Technology Forum” in collaboration with the Health Technology Forum. The Health Technology Forum promotes the intersection of health care and technology by connecting people worldwide who have a common interest in making health care better, more accessible and affordable for everyone. It was an informative seminar as it focused on how modern technological innovations could lead to a better health.  The opening speech was delivered by our honorable Prof. Dr. A.B.M Siddique HossainAdvisor, IEEE AIUB Student Branch; Dean, Faculty of Engineering, AIUB, who esteemed the structural goals of the Health Technology Forum. He also emphasized on how modern technologies can help counteract current health concerns.

The speaker of the seminar, Mr. Pronoy Saha, CEO and Founder, Health Technology Forum, took the stage and initiated his presentation with a brief introduction to the Health Technology Forum. Then he emphasized on the process of representing current health concerns to the technological society in hope for a solution. He further discussed on their key focus areas which include data, artificial intelligence, genomics, healthy aging, nutrition, wellness, and sustainability. He also mentioned about the chapters of the Health Technology Forum worldwide effective currently. Then, he briefed about their collaborations with world renowned organizations and also mentioned some of their potential collaborators in future. The session concluded with an interactive question and answer session with the participants.

The concluding speech was delivered by respected Prof. Dr. Abdur RahmanDirector, Faculty of Engineering, AIUB; Advisor, IEEE AIUB Student Branch, who acknowledged the organizational visions of the Health Technology Forum on providing affordable health care to individuals of all classes. He also advised the participants to take part in crafting better technologies to stabilize the current health issues. Afterwards, Prof. Dr. A.B.M Siddique Hossain and Prof. Dr. Abdur Rahman handed over a certificate and a token of appreciation to the speaker, Mr. Pronoy Saha, to which the seminar was concluded. The event was graced by the presence of Dr. M Tanseer Ali, Counselor, IEEE AIUB Student Branch; Senior Assistant Professor, Faculty of Engineering, AIUB, Prof. M.A. Quaiyum, Former Chairman, Bangladesh Atomic Energy Commission; Professor, Faculty of Engineering, AIUB, Tawsif Ibne Alam, Assistant Professor, Faculty of Engineering, AIUB, Ahmed Mortuza Saleque, Assistant Professor, Faculty of Engineering, AIUB, Nasim Al Islam, Vice Chairperson, IEEE BDS Young Professionals; Lecturer, Faculty of Engineering, AIUB, S.M. Imrat Rahman, Lecturer, Faculty of Engineering, AIUB, and Md. Jahid Hasan, Lecturer, Faculty of Engineering, AIUB.