International Activity of 

Md. Sabur Khan

 

2017 (Up to September)

  • Visited Adam University, Kyrgyzstan for collaboration purpose during 14-21 September 2017.

  • Received World Congress of IT (WCIT) 2017 Merit Award for Daffodil International University. In presence of Honorable Prime Minister, Economics Minister, ICT Minister of Taiwan and few hundred dignitaries, WITSA president, Ms. Yovvone Chiu handed the award over to Mr. Md. Sabur Khan, Chairman, DIU on 12th September 2017 at Gala dinner in Taiwan.

  • Joined WITSA Board of Directors’ Meeting at TICC (Convention Center), Taipei City, Taiwan during 10 September 2017

  • Visited World’s best Sports Medical center Terme Selce, Croatia on 10th July 2017.
  • Joined the 18th International Association of University Presidents (IAUP) Triennial Conference in Vienna, Austria during July 5th – 8th, 2017 and presented a paper on titled ‘Industry-University Collaboration: A Way for Innovation and Employment’ on the theme ‘Industry meets Education’. Handed over DIU souvenir to new President and Secretary General of IAUP Dr. Kakha Shengelia and Dr. Gerald Reisinger respectively.
  • Participated the 15th AUAP Learning and Sharing Forum hosted by Danubius University, Galati, Romania during 19-22 May 2017
  • Attended the 6th Annual Global Inclusion Awards 2017 – held on 03 May 2017 at the historic Meistersaal in Berlin, Germany.
  • Joined ACD-UN high level meeting on Asian academic collaboration at Siam University, Thailand during 27th till 29th April 2017.
  • Participated AMDISA 14th South Asian Management Forum 2017, Male, Maldives during 24th to 26th, April 2017 on the theme on Governance and Public Policy – Role of Management Development and presented paper
  • Participated Cardiff Met Partner Conference 2017 in Cardiff Metropolitan University, UK during 16-17 March 2017
  • Attended Global Entrepreneurship Congress (GEC) 2017 in Johannesburg, South Africa during 13-16 March 2017
  • Visited Malaysian International Furniture Fair (MIFF) at Putra World Trade Centre, Malaysia during 8-11 March 2017
  • Joined WITSA Board Meeting at Hotel Annapurna, Kathmandu, Nepal during 2-4 March 2017
  • Attended 6th International Conference on "Human Values in Higher Education (ICHVHE-2017)" in IIT Kanpur, India from 10-12 February 2017 and provided lecture on “Entrepreneurship Development through Higher Education”

2016

  • Attended the Bangladesh Trade & Investment Summit 2016, at Royale Chulan Hotel, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on 5th December 2016, jointly organized by BMCCI.
  • Visited Asian Institute of Technology (AIT), Thailand and have a meeting with AIT top management on 17th November 2016
  • Joined the IAU 15th General Conference, IAU hosted by Siam University, Bangkok, Thailand during 13th to 16th November 2016
  • Joined a lunch meeting with on 3rd November 2016 in Tokyo, Japan hosted by Gunma University, Japan.
  • Attended the Asian University Presidents Forum 2016 during 30th October to 2nd November 2016 at Keio Plaza, Tokyo, hosted by Asia University, Tokyo, Japan. He presented a paper presentation on “Establishing Innovative Collaboration in Higher Education in Asia” during the event.
  • Attended the 11th Convocation of UniMAP, Malaysia on 22nd October 2016
  • Attended World Export Development Forum 2016, Colombo, Sri Lanka during 12-13 October 2016
  • Attended World Information Technology and Services Alliance (WITSA) board meeting in Brazil during 1-2 October 2016. He has been re-elected as the re-elected as the Chairman of Global Trade Committee, WITSA for 2017-18.
  • Attended World Congress on Information Technology (WCIT), Brazil during 3-5 October 2016
  • Held a meeting with iNURTURE EDUCATION SOLUTIONS PRIVATE LIMITED, Niton Compound, Palace Road Bangalore, India on 18th September.
  • Joined as the Chief Guest to Valedictory Program at 6th Annual Global Convention cum Award Ceremony 'Sankalp-2016', hosted by MTC Global, International School of Management Excellence, Bangalore, India during 16-17 September 2016. He has been awarded "MTC Global Outstanding Corporate Award- ICT 2016"
  • Attended DRUGSTECH International Joint Conference 2016, at Banda Aceh, Indonesia, Universitas Ubudiyah Indonesia (UUI), Indonesia as the speaker during 30-31 July 2016
  • Visited Head Quarter, International Trade Centre (ITC) in Geneva, Switzerland on 20 May, 2016 and met Ms. Arancha González, Executive Director, ITC; Mr. Gultekin Ozaltinordu, Adviser, ITC; Marcos Vaena, Chief of Enterprise Competitiveness, ITC and Ms. Stefania Casappa, Senior Trade Training Officer, ITC.
  • Attended International Model United Nations of Children, Geneva, Switzerland on 19th May 2016
  • Visited Silicon Valley of Korea, the GCCEI (Gyeonggi Centre for Creative Economy & Innovation) on 17th May 2016
  • Attended ASOCIO (Asian Oceania Computing Organization) officers meeting in Novotel, Gangnam, Seoul, Korea on 16th May 2016
  • Visited KOTRA (Korean Trade Investment Promotion Agency) and Business Incubator run by Korean Telecom, Korea, on 13th May 2016,
  • Met with the Ambassador, Korea to Bangladesh at his residence on 12th May 2016.
  • Visited Japan IT week in Tokyo Japan on 12th May 2016 with a delegation of KBCCI.
  • Visited Josai International University (JIU), Gumyo, Togane, Chiba; Bunkyo Gakuin University, Tokyo and Teikyo University, Itabashi, Japan, from 11-13th May 2016.
  • Mr. Md. Sabur Khan, Honorable Chairman, DIU has delivered his Speech of the Commencement Exercises at the 23rd Commencement Exercises of Panpacific University, North Philippines on the 16th of April 2016, held at the PNUP premises.
  • Mr. Md. Sabur Khan visited Hertford College. Oxford, UK, on 25th March 2016 due to collaboration purpose.
  • Mr. Md. Sabur Khan visited Fort Hays State University, a public, co-educational university located in Hays, Kansas, United States on 17th-18th March 2016. A MOU signed with this university.
  • Mr. Md. Sabur Khan joined ACE2016— 98th Annual Meeting, Main Conference Hotel, San Francisco Marriot Marquis, USA from 12-15 March 2016.
  • Mr. Md. Sabur Khan, Chairman, Global Trade Committee; Director, World IT Services Alliances (WITSA) and former President, Bangladesh Computer Samity (BCS) joined WITSA BOD and Committee Meetings & AIIA Summit, held at Hotel Kurrajong,  Canberra, Australia  from March 08-10, 2016.
  • Mr. Md. Sabur Khan, Honorable Chairman, DIU led a delegation from Daffodil International University (DIU) to the Asia Cooperation Dialogue (ACD) High-Level Meeting on Asia Academic Collaboration, held in Siam University, Bangkok, Thailand on 24th and 25th February 2016. Asia Cooperation Dialogue (ACD) elected him as the Executive Council member and Task Force Member for Education Network in Asia.

2015

  • Participated WITSA Board and Committee meetings in New Delhi, Dec. 4-5, 2015 at The Leela Ambience Hotel & Residences, Ambience Island, NH- 8, Gurgaon 122002, Delhi N.C.R. India.
  • Visited SIAS International University, Xinzheng, Zhengzhou, Henan, China on 08 November 2015 due to collaboration purpose
  • Delegated 14th Asian University Presidents Forum (AUPF) 2015 held in Guangdong University of Foreign Studies, Guangzhou, Guangdong Province, China on 05-07 November 2015
  • Presented his keynote speech on “Asian Higher Education Connectivity: Vision, Process and Approach” and his paper on “Asian Connectivity through Entrepreneurial Education: A Case Study of Bangladesh” in AUPF’s  proceedings.
  • Delegated IAU 2015 International Conference on Internationalization of Higher Education : Moving beyond mobility held in University of Siena, Italy, on 28-30 October 2015
  • Visited Catholic University San Antonio of Murcia (UCAM) on 9th October 2015
  • Attended 'The 27th Annual European Association for International Education (EAIE) Conference ' 2015 that took place in Glasgow, Scotland from 15 to 18 September 2015. This Conference is the largest international higher education conference in Europe with 5050 participants from 90 countries of the globe. Meeting held with 100+ university representatives.
  • Delegated University Science and Technology (UST), Korea and had successful collaborative meeting on August 27, 2015
  • Delegated Chungnam National University (CNU), Korea and had successful collaborative meeting with President, Vice President, Dean and other top management of CNU on August 26, 2015
  • Joined Launching Ceremony of Global Access Asia, the largest E-education network, with 65+ university leaders from different Asian countries, held at Dongseo University (DSU) in Busan, South Korea from August 23 to 25, 2015. 
  • Visited Malaysia from 31 July to 13 August for business purpose.
  • Visited USA from 19 may to 01 June for business purpose.
  • Delegated “Global Education Dialogues, South Asia Series: English, Skills and Employability 'Trinity or Trilemma?' -  6 & 7 May 2015 – Colombo, Sri Lanka organized by British Council.
  • He was the Keynote Speaker at 1st International Joint Conference Indonesia, Malaysia, Bangladesh and Ireland (IJCIMBI) 2015 in 27-28 April 2015 held at He delivered welcome speech of the same. Has been elected as the Visiting Professor of UUI
  • Visited University Sains Islam Malaysia (USIM) for collaboration purpose and sighed MoA on 25 April 2015
  • Visited Universiti Islam Sultan Sharif Ali (UNISSA)  and signed a Memorandum of Understandings (MoU) on behalf of DIUon 21 April 2015
  • He was one of the Talk Show Speakers of “Business and I.T. Festival III, 2015” in Universiti Malaysia Sabah – Labuan International Campus (UMSLIC) on 19 April 2015. He inaugurated the same program on 18th April 2015.
  • Daffodil International University (DIU) signed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with University College of Applied Sciences for Management and IT, Minerva, Croatia on 25 March, 2015 at Minerva, Croatia. Ms. Zlata Bozic, Chairman, University College of Applied Sciences for Management and IT, Minerva, Croatia and Mr. Md. Sabur Khan, Chairman, Daffodil International University and Daffodil Group were the signatory from both side of the institution.
  • Met Dr. Achyuta Samanta, Founder - KIIT & KISS on February 13-14, 2015
  • Attended Ms. Jaya Goyal, Chairperson, Women Entrepreneur Cell, IamSMEofIndia, Delhi,
  • Attended 23rd NASSCOM India Leadership Forum 2015 in Mumbai, India on February 11-13, 2015

2014

  • Professor Dato Dr. Mazlin bin Mokhtar. As per discussion, DIU will shortly take initiative to set up an exclusive Research Institute to work together with UKM. Decision of setting up a Malaysian language Center in Daffodil also came out.
  • Convocation Of  Universiti Sains Islam Malaysia (USIM) as 'Guest Of Honour' with  Her Royal Highness Tuanku Aishah Rohani (Honorable Chancellor, USIM), Mr. YAM Tunku (Honorable Pro Chancellor, USIM), Rofessor Dato’ Dr. Musa Ahmad (Honorable Vice-Chancellor, USIM), Prof. Emeritus Tan Sri Dato’ Dr. Haji Abdul Shukor Bin Haji Husin (Honorable Chairman, Board Of Directors, USIM). The convocation was held on 15th to 16th November 2014 at USIM Grand Hall, Malaysia. However, Mr. Khan also visited UniMAP at Perlis, Malaysia for collaboration purpose between DIU and UniMAP during the same visit.
  • Attended AUPF 2014 from 22-25 October 2014, at Christian University, Thailand
  • General Assembly meeting of World Information Technology and Services Alliance (WITSA), in Guadalajara, Mexico onSeptember 28th.
  • Global Entrepreneurship Congress (GEC) in Croatia on 21-27 September
  • Germany to attend a meeting with Institute of Technology & Education (ITB) of University Bremen, Germany on 15th September 2014.
  • participated in 26th Annual EAIE (European Association for International Education) Conference (jointly hosted by EAIE & IAE) on 16 - 19 September 2014 - Prague, Czech Republic
  • Met Ms. Aung San Suu Kyi, Nobel Laureate for Peace and Chairperson of National League for Democracy, Myanmar and shared lot of issues and handed over DIU’s souvenir and invitation letter on 29th June 2014 in Yangon, Myanmar.
  • Achieved “World Quality Congress and Awards 2014”  in a program on 27th and 28th June, 2014 at TajLands End, Mumbai. Presented paper on “Shift of the next generation: Key to unlock maximum potential of organizations in the coming years”.
  • US-Bangladesh Tech Investment Summit 2014 is going to be organized by BASIS on 16-17 May, 2014 in Silicon Valley, Santa Clara, California, USA. Attended UN Child & Youth Finance International High Level Stakeholders Meeting, TiEcon MentorConnect 2014
  • Attended IAUP XVll Triennial Conference 2014 held at Yokohama in Japan on June 11-14, 2014.
  • Burkina Faso Singapore Business Forum 2014 hosted by Singapore Business Federation on 24 Apr 2014.
  • Upon invitation from Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Burkina Faso, he participated at AFRICALLIA 2014 forum that was host from 26 to 28 February.