bdSIG 2018

2nd bdSIG 2018

The Bangladesh School of Internet Governance (bdSIG) is going to be held for the second time at 14-15 December, Dhaka in Bangladesh 2018. bdSIG 2018 is expected to have the following participant structure:

*       bdSIG 2018 is a product of long discussions with Asia Pacific School of Internet Governance (APSIG)https://sites.google.com/site/apsigasia/and BIGF for implementing a School of IG in Bangladesh.

*       BIGF As the host for bdSIG with two days and offer a valid certificate for successful participants.

*       As the first ever local SIG 2017 we planned 25 participants for a full free fellowship. Now, we are going to arrange second full free SIG in Bangladesh 2018 with 45 participants.


bdSIG 2018

Bangladesh School of Internet Governance

Content and Agenda

1st Day                            14th December

09:00 – 09:30 am


09:30 – 10:00 am

Purpose of the School by Mr. Mohammad Abdul Haque (Anu), National Coordinator, Bangladesh School of Internet Governance (bdSIG)

10:00 – 11:00 am

About Internet Governance by Mr. by Mr. AHM Bazlur Rahman, CEO, Bangladesh NGOs Network for Radio & Communication (BNNRC)

11:00 – 11:20 am

Tea & Knowledge Networking

11:20 – 12:30 pm

4th Industrial Revolution (4th IR) by Mr. AHM Bazlur Rahman, CEO, Bangladesh NGOs Network for Radio & Communication (BNNRC)

01:00 – 02:15 pm

Prayer, Lunch & Knowledge Networking

02:30 – 03:30 pm

Legal Instruments:

Jurisdiction | Intellectual property rights| Copyright| Trademarks | Patents | Digital Security Act by Mr. Khundkar Hasan Shahriyar, Lawyer, Supreme Court of Bangladesh

03:30 – 04:30 pm


Telecommunication| ISP | TCP/IP| DNS| Route Zone, Root Server|

Network Neutrality| Technical and web standards by Mr. Mohammad Abdul Awal, Fellow, Asia-Pacific Network Information Centre (APNIC) & Abdullah Al Naser, IP Network Enthusiast & Founder at mn-LAB

04:30 – 04:45 am

Group Photo Session & Knowledge Networking
2nd Day                            15th December

09:30 – 10:30 am

Governance :

Cloud Computing | Internet of Things (IOT) | Big-Data and Artificial Intelligent (AI) | Block Chain by Mr. Sumon Ahmed Sabir, Policy Chair, Asia-Pacific Network Information Centre (APNIC)

10:30 – 10:45 am

Tea Break

10:45 – 11:45 am


Cyber security | Cybercrime | Cyber terrorism | Cyber conflict and warfare by Mr.  Nahidul Kibria, Co-Founder,Head Of Research, beetles, Synack Red Team Researcher, Co-Leader, OWASP Bangladesh Chapter

11:45 – 12:45 pm

Digital Economy:

e-Commerce | Data Economy| Internet Access Economy | e-banking by Mr. Rezwanul Haque Jami, Vice President, e-Commerce Association of Bangladesh (e-CAB)

12:45 – 02:00 pm

Prayer, Lunch & Knowledge Networking

02:00 – 03:00 pm

Open Data, Open Policy, Open Education, Creative Commons, Open Policy, Open GLAM, Open Science area by Mr. Nurunnaby Chowdhury Hasive, Centre for Open Knowledge (COK)

03:00 – 04:00 pm


Technology, Connectivity, Accessibility, Digital Divide) by Ms. Nazma Ara Popy, General Secretary, Bangladesh Visually Impaired People’s Society (BVIPS)

04:00 – 04:45 pm

Certificate Giving Ceremony

04:45 – 05:00 pm

Tea Break and Close

Some Stats

*       Total Participants 45

*       Male, Female & Other

*       Age = 18 – 50

*       Government Sector, Civil Society,

Private Sector, Technical Community,

Academia, Youth and Media


Facebook Page & Event Information:




Registration Duration  :   From 18 September, 2018

To 20 November, 2018

Selection Phase              :   From 21 November, 2018

To 30 December, 2018

Final List Declaration   :   01 December, 2018

The fellowship entails fee waiver to participate in bdSIG 2018. Food will be provided by bdSIG. Please note NO accommodation and travel funding will be provided to fellow.

Who can apply?

Any individual from Bangladesh, from any stakeholder community (Government Sector, Civil Society, Private Sector, Technical Community, Academia, Youth and Media), who has an interest in Internet Governance, and has in the past contributed or wishes to contribute to IG processes, may apply for this program as a Bangladesh Fellow. Any individual from any part of the world can apply as an International Fellow.


Selection Criteria

Fellowship applicants will be selected by the Selection Committee based on different criteria such as background, experience and contributions, and keeping in mind parameters such as geographical and gender balance and diversity.


Apply Now to Get a Chance to win a bdSIG 2018 Fellowship


List of Selected Candidates

The consolidated list of participants at bdSIG 2018 is provided below. The fellowship entails fee waiver to participate in bdSIG 2018. Food will be provided by bdSIG. Please note NO accommodation and travel funding will be provided to fellow. In case you have any query on it, please contact us by mail (bangladeshsig@gmail.com).


list of Bangladesh Fellows


SL. Name e-Mail Mobile
1 Khundkar Hasan Shahriyar khs@professionals.com.bd 01677729518
2 Saied Rahaman engr.saied.bd@gmail.com 01750375327
3 AMIT KUMAR GOSWAMI amitice.ru@gmail.com 01521119607
4 Imtiaz Karim imtiaz009@gmail.com 01767445031
5 Alim Al Rajii alimalrajii@gmail.com 01716369295
6 MD. SHAHJAHAN MIAH shahjahan9961@gmail.com 01721719961
7 Mallik Samir Tawfik starpointbd@gmail.com 01717062011
8 AKM Ganiul Zadid ganiul@gmail.com 01715580405
9 Shafiqul Islam shafiqulislam123@gmail.com 01913577798
10 Hasan Tarek m.m.hasantarek@gmail.com 01711902214
11 Swapnashis Bhattacharjee shawcharger@gmail.com 01679048088
12 Amiya Prapan Chakraborty dydfbd@gmail.com 01671683455
13 Md. Omar Mostafiz omar.mostafiz@fnst.org 01675672470
14 Mohammad Kawsar Uddin kawsaruddin@gmail.com 01712198039
15 MAHABUBUL ALAM infomahabub82@gmail.com 01849305465
16 Abdullah Al Mamun almamundiu@yahoo.com 01929469744
17 Md. Syedul Islam syedul.bd@hotmail.com 01671792748
18 Tanvir Islam limonsalafi16@gmail.com 01779793391
19 Zubayer Al Mahmud zubayern112@gmail.com 01721335009
20 Khairul Islam lawmatebd@gmail.com 01670401310
21 Kamrul Hasan kamruliswr@gmail.com 01515632577
22 SAMIUL HAQUE SUMAN samiul@aiub.edu 01611759094
23 Md. Safaet Hossain safayeth@gmail.com 01715700564
24 Saima Israil Haque anu@comjagat.com 01911341654
25 Mafruja Akter mafruja1003@gmail.com 01995540553
26 Shahanaj Begum shahanajabc@gmail.com 01716011098
27 Nusrat Jahan njsharmy@gmail.com 01631 522387
28 Shaila Sharmin shaila.sharmin.ovi@gmail.com 01811447396
29 Umma Tamzida Akter tmz.akter@gmail.com 01881872047
30 Jannatul Ferdows zannat.buet40@gmail.com 01878035531
31 Marjia Rahman Akya marjiaakya@gmail.com 01521258292
32 Farha Diba farhadiba44@gmail.com
33 Ummay kulsum Tinni tinnijbl2013@gmail.com 01796581525
34 Ms. Zakia Hassna zakiahassna@gmail.com 01674 514453
35 Shanta Nahar shantanaharkanchon@gmail.com 01733 745199
36 Kazi Hassan Robin robin1@cse.wub.edu.bd 01820547352
37 AHM Sakkhor Rahman sakkhor005@gmail.com 01764200835
38 Aysha Labiba ayshalabiba@gmail.com 01711881647
39 ZI Farook zifarook@yahoo.com 01716204114
40 Captain Mohammad Javed Kaisar ed@ispab.org 01678074495
41 Nazar-E-Zilani nazar.zilani@gmail.com 01730440509
42 Jahangir Ahmed jahangir 01722226099
43 Habiba Rocksana habibarocksanabd@gmail.com 01741902042
44 Md. Noor Islam saihamisrail@gmail.com 01832771483
45 Ahm Bazlur Rahman ceo@bnnrc.net 01711881647


BDSIG 2018 is a product of long discussions with Asia Pacific School of Internet Governance (APSIG) https://sites.google.com/site/apsigasia/ and BIGF for implementing a School of IG in Bangladesh.

BIGF As the host for bdSIG with two days and offer a valid certificate for successful participants.

We planned for second local SIG 2018 with 45 participants for a full free fellowship. bdSIG 2018 Secretariat is not providing any travel or accommodation support.


Sharing of Teaching Material

bdSIG proposes to share teaching material (background papers, video recordings of sessions etc.) with other SIGs in the region based on a consensus at APSIG level.


Details Information:


2nd BDSIG 2018 Photos Link


Steering Committee

The conduct of Bangladesh School of Internet Governance (bdSIG 2018) will be supervised by a Steering Committee whose initial members are drawn from the four organizing institution Bangladesh Internet Governance Forum (BIGF) and in collaboration with e-Commerce Association of Bangladesh (e-CAB), Internet Service Providers Association Bangladesh (ISPAB), Bangladesh NGOs Network for Radio and Communication (BNNRC) The Monthly Computer Jagat, bdSIG’s international supporters and from local hosting organizations. The Steering Committee will be expanded as required.

1.   Mr. Hasanul Haq Inu, MP

2.   Mr. MA Hakim, President, ISPAB

3.   Mr. Razib Ahmed, Director, International Affairs, e-CAB

4.   Mr. S M Altaf Hossain, MD & CEO, Drik ICT Ltd

5.   Ms. Afroza Haq, Executive Member, BIGF

6.   Mr. AHM. Bazlur Rahman, CEO, BNNRC

7.   Mr. Mohammad Abdul Haque (Anu), Secretary General, BIGF

8.   Mr. Shazzad Hossain, PA to Information Minister

9.   Mr. Md Abdul Wahed Tomal, Technical Editor, Computer Jagat


Fellowship Selection Committee

1.   Mr. Md. Abdul Awal, Vice Chair, ISOC, Bangladesh Dhaka

2.   Mr. Iqbal Ahmed, Member, ISOC, Bangladesh Dhaka

3.   Mr. Shah Zahidur Rahman, Sr. Engineer, Tech. Division, QUBEE

4.   Mr. M Abdullah Al Naser, Founder, mn-LAB

5.   Ms. Sharmin Israil, Sr. HR Officer, Monstar Lab Bangladesh Ltd.


Financial Committee

1.   Mr. Mohammad Abdul Haque (Anu), Secretary General, BIGF

2.   Ms. Shanjida Rahman, Fellow, bdSIG 2017


3.   Mr. Bhubon Ahmed, Fellow, bdSIG 2017

National SIG Coordinator’s

Primary Contact        :  Mohammad Abdul Haque (Anu)

Mobile                          :  +8801911341654

Email                            :  mahaqueanu@gmail.com


Alternative Contact  :  Syed Hassan Mahmood

Mobile                          :  +8801719092533

Email                            :  shmahmood21@gmail.com


Alternative Contact  :  Nazmul Hasan Majumder

Mobile                          :  +8801556356765

Email                            :  nazmulmajumder@gmail.com