Bangladesh Society for Human Resources Management (BSHRM) and North South University jointly organized the BSHRM-NSU 8th International HR Conference 2019 on 19th April 2019 at North South University Campus, Bashundhara R/A, Dhaka. This year the theme of the conference was “HR Leadership for Emerging Economy”. Prof. Dr. Allan William Bird, the Darla and Frederick Brodsky Trustee Professor in Global Business at Northeastern University, USA was the key note speaker of the conference. Dr. Ajantha Sujeewa Dharmasiri, Professor in Management, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka, and Prof. Dr. T. V. Rao, the Chairperson of TVRLS & former Professor at the Indian Institute of Management, India were also present. A number of renowned speakers and HR professionals held discussions at the conference.
Barrister Nihad Kabir, President, Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce and Industry (MCCI) was the chief guest of the event. Mr. MA Hashem, Chairperson of the board of trustees, NSU and Prof. Dr. Atique Islam, Vice Chancellor, NSU were present as Special Guests.
Mr. Mashqur Rahman Khan, President, BSHRM, Mr. Nazrul Islam, Conference Chairman, and Mr. Kamruzzaman, Conference Secretary also delivered their valuable speeches.
It was insisted by Mashequr Rahman Khan to establish a separate HR Ministry and to formulate an employment act.
For notable contribution in the field of Human Resources Development, Lifetime Achievement Award was given to Mr. Monower Ahmed and Lifetime Achievement Award (Posthumous) was given to Late Mr. SA Huq. More than 700 people participated in the conference.