Watch Sophia talking with Honorable Prime Minister at Inauguration Ceremony of Digital World 2017
The First Social Robot Sophia with Honorable Prime Minister at Inauguration Ceremony of Digital World 2017 in Dhaka.
DIGITAL WORLD 2017 – MEET SOPHIA THE WORLD’S FIRST ARTIFICIALLY INTELLIGENT ROBOT.
“Digital World 2017” is the fifth event in a row. At first, it was held in 2011 as “e-Asia 2011”. Since then ICT Division has been continuing hosting this event every year. In 2012, this event was renamed as Digital World and subsequently ICT Division hosted Digital World in 2014, 2015 and 2016.
Digital World 2017 will be held on 6-9 December 2017 at Bangabandhu International Conference Centre. Her Excellency Sheikh Hasina, the Hon’ble Prime Minister of the Government of People’s Republic of Bangladesh is expected to inaugurate the event.
The theme of the Digital World 2017 is “Ready for Tomorrow”.
Bangladesh has been pursuing a technology-led Vision called Digital Bangladesh since 2009. In materializing this vision, the country has aggressively explored and adopted Information and Communication technologies in every sphere of lives. The readiness achieved has enhanced the capacity of the country to meet the needs of global ICT market. Alongside, the country has been promoting tech innovations in the country to encourage the young population to take up new and emerging challenges put forward by the fourth wave of technological advancement known as Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR).