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7th Int’l conference on networking systems, security held

The 7th International Conference on Networking, Systems and Security was held on a virtual platform recently.

The Department of Computer Science and Engineering (CSE), Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET) arranged the conference where researchers, practitioners, developers, and users from academia, industry, and government exchanged new research ideas and results, said a press release.

The conference invited all the keynote speakers to discuss the recent advances in theoretical and experimental research addressing the rich space of computer networks, networking systems, and security across academia and industry.

It highlighted various topics, including knowledge graph, limitations on malicious secure protocols, cross-layer security of embedded and cyber-physical systems (CPS) in the era of IoT, and machine learning for computer program synthesis.

This was the only conference in Bangladesh having technical co-sponsorship from ACM Chapter and proceedings in the ACM Digital Library.

The three-day conference consists of 21 sessions from numerous speakers from all over the world including the USA, Canada, Bangladesh, Australia, and Saudi Arabia. Almost 100 participants have attended the conference, including registered speakers, organizers, and many more.

Jerry Wang Shiwu, Chief Technical Officer, Huawei Technologies (Bangladesh) Limited, was among the attending speakers. He discussed the ICT sector and the development of digital technologies across the nation.

He said “It is inspiring that Bangladesh is standing on the fast track of ICT Development to adopt innovative digital technologies, and enjoying benefits.”

Ying Ding, Bill & Lewis Suit Professor, School of Information, University of Texas, Austin; Chris Clifton, Professor, Computer Science and Statistics, Purdue University; Mohammad Abdullah Al Faruque, Associate Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, University of California, Irvine; Chris Jermaine, Professor, Computer Science, Rice University attended the conference as Keynote speakers.

Syed Rafiul Hussain, Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Pennsylvania State University; Jalal Mahmud, Manager, Speech and NLP Products, Master Inventor, IBM Almaden Research Center; Junaed Sattar, Assistant Professor, Computer Science and Engineering, The University of Minnesota; and Shagufta Mehnaz, Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science, Dartmouth College also spoke at the programme.

Source: United News of Bangladesh