The Department of Computer Science of American International University-Bangladesh (AIUB) organized the International Conference on Computing Advancements, ICCA-2020, starting from January 10 to 12 at AIUB campus, with cooperation of ACM SIGAPP. The goal of the ICCA-2020 conference was to bring together a convergence between academics and industry researchers from different domains of computers science. In this conference, many distinguished academics and researchers of computer science from home and abroad participated. In the inaugural ceremony on the 10th January, Prof. Dr. Sazzad Hossain, the honorable member of the UGC was present as Chief Guest. Among other distinguished guests, Ms. Nadia Anwar, Chairman of AIUB Broad of Trustees, Dr. Hasanul A. Hasan, Founder Member, AIUB, Prof. Dr. Tafazzal Hossain, Pro-Vice Chancellor, AIUB, Prof. Dr. A. B. M. Siddique Hossain, Dean, Faculty of Engineering, AIUB, were present in the conference. Prof. Dr. H. M. Jahirul Haque, the Vice Chancellor of the University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh, and Prof. Dr. Anwar Hossain, the Vice Chancellor of Northern University Bangladesh, also joined in the event. Prof. Dr. Ng Giap Weng, Associate Professor of the Faculty of Computing and Informatics from the Universiti Malaysia Sabah and Prof. Dr. Md. Saiful Islam, Director, IICT, BUET delivered their keynote speeches focusing on different aspects of computer science. The Gala Dinner was arranged in Dhaka Regency Hotel and Resort Ltd. In the gala dinner, the honorable state minister for ICT, Bangladesh Mr. Zunaid Ahmed Palak was present as the Chief Guest. In the second day, Prof. Dr. Saiful Islam, honorable Vice Chancellor, BUET was present as the Chief Guest in the industry session, and a special attraction “Pitha Utshob” was arranged and graced by the honorable state minister for ICT, Bangladesh Mr. Zunaid Ahmed Palak. Throughout the three days of the conference, parallel sessions for paper presentation were arranged for accommodating many researchers to present papers. It may be noted that all accepted, registered and presented papers & posters will be submitted to ACM Digital Library for publication. The closing ceremony of this conference was held on the 12th January 2020. The vote of thanks delivered by Mr. Mashiour Rahman, Associate Dean, Faculty of Science and Technology, AIUB. In this ceremony, awards and crests were given to the esteemed researchers among participants as well as to the contributors to the conference. It should be mentioned here that the sponsors of this conference were Dhaka Bank Ltd., Juniper Networks, B-TRAC Technologies Ltd., GATEWAY Communication & Technology, Infolink Ltd., and different media partners.
10–12 January 2020 American International University-Bangladesh (AIUB)