BCOLBD
 

About BLOCKCHAIN OLYMPIAD BANGLADESH

 

The Blockchain Olympiad Bangladesh (BCOLBD) invites current and recent students to solve real-world problems with decentralized applications, built with blockchain or distributed ledger technology. This year is the first edition of BCOLBD.

Business Case Competition

Contestants define their own problem scopes and develop plans to solve it

Training & Workshop

Contestants may avail of Blockchain training and workshop opportunities arranged by Blockchain Olympiad Bangladesh.

Conference & Hackathon

Contestants may build something to impress investors and employers.

 

Blockchain olympiad Bangladesh Organizing Committee

ADVISORS

National Professor Jamilur Reza Choudhury
State Minister Zunaid Ahmed Palak, MP
Eminent Author Prof. Muhammed Zafar Iqbal, SUST
Sheikh Fazle Fahim, President, FBCCI

INTERNATIONAL ADVISORS

Prof. Alan Edelman, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), USA
Dr. Lawrence Ma, President, Hongkong Blockchain Society
Sam G Samdani, PhD, Senior Industry Knowledge Expert, McKinsey & Company

CONVENER

Coordinator

Prof. Dr. M. Kaykobad, Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET)
Habibullah N Karim, Founder & CEO, Technohaven Company Ltd.

Members

(ALPHABETICALY SORTED BY LAST NAME)
Mr. Sami Ahmed, Consultant, LICT, Bangladesh Computer Council
Prof. Dr. Syed Ferhat Anwar, Director, IBA, University of Dhaka
Prof. Mohammad Anwer, Dean, Independent University, Bangladesh (IUB)
Mr. Shaikh Abdul Aziz, Chairman, Leads Corporation
Mr. Munir Hasan, Convener, Math Olympiad (Bangladesh)
Dr. Md Shohorab Hossain, CSE, Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET)
Dr. Mahfuzul Islam, VC, Canadian University of Bangladesh (CUB)
Mr. Rashadul Islam, Additional Secretary, ICT Division, Govt. of Bangladesh
Prof. Dr. Salekul Islam, CSE, United International University (UIU)
Syed Almas Kabir, President, Bangladesh Association of Software and Information Services (BASIS)
Dr. Nabeel Mohammed, CSE, North South University (NSU)
Dr. Mahmuda Naznin, CSE, Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET)
Abdullah Al Omar, CSE, University of Asia Pacific (UAP)
K Atique -e- Rabbani, FCA, MD, The Computers Ltd.
Dr. Shahriar Rahman, CSE, University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh (ULAB)
Prof Md Abdur Razzaque, Pro VC, Green University
Dr. Sarker Tanveer Ahmed Rumee, CSE, University of Dhaka

Jurors

(ALPHABETICALY SORTED BY LAST NAME)
Dr. Muhammad Abdullah Adnan, Assistant Professor, CSE, BUET
Dr. Rafiuddin Ahmed, Assistant Professor, Business Faculty, University of Dhaka
Mr. Sami Ahmed, Consultant, LICT, Bangladesh Computer Council
Mr. Jalal Ahmed, Former Additional Secretary, Finance Division
Dr Mohammed Eunus Ali, Professor, CSE, BUET
Prof. Dr. Syed Ferhat Anwar, Director, IBA, University of Dhaka
Mr. Tanimul Bari, Sr. Consultant, Strength. BGD e-Gov CIRT Project
Mr. Selim Barkat, Ex Dir, Citi Bank Group, USA
Ms. Sharifa Khan, Additional Secretary, Ministry of Commerce
Mr. Gavin Chen, CTO, EMALI.IO Ltd
Dr. Arshad Chowdhury, Dean, School of Engieering and Computer Science at BRAC University
Mr. Fairuz Chowdhury, Lecturer, IBA, University of Dhaka
Ms. Farzana Chowdhury, Managing Director & CEO, Green Delta Insurance
Dr. Arif Dowla, Managing Director, ACI Group
Mr. Arfe Elahi, CTO, a2i, ICT Division
Dr. Md Sadek Ferdous, Assistant Professor, CSE Department, SUST
Mr. Shafquat Haider, Director, FBCCI
Mr. Shamshul Haque, AGM, Head of Digital Innovation at LEADS Corporation Ltd.
Mr. Mujibol Haque, Additional Secretary and PD, IDEA Project, ICT Division
Mr. M Rezaul Hassan, Founder & CEO, Reve Systems
Mr. Md Faruque Hossain, Former Exec Chairman, NSDA
Mr. Navidul Huq, Director, Mohammadi Group
Dr. Anindya Iqbal, Associate Professor, CSE, BUET
Dr. A. B. M. Alim Al Islam, Professor, CSE, BUET
Prof. Dr. Salekul Islam, CSE, United International University (UIU)
Mr. Aftab Ul Islam, Director (Board of Directors) at Bangladesh Bank
Mr. Rashadul Islam, Additional Secretary, ICT Division, Govt. of Bangladesh
Mr. Ifty Islam, Chairman, Tiger AT Capital
Prof. Sheikh Morshed Jahan, Associate Professor, IBA, University of Dhaka
Mr. A.T.M. Jakaria Khan, Associate Professor, IBA, University of Dhaka
Mr. Gabriel Jiahao, Secretary, IBCOL
Syed Almas Kabir, President, Bangladesh Association of Software and Information Services (BASIS)
Barr. Nihad Kabir, President, MCCI
Ms. Sonia Bashir Kabir, Founder, SBK Ventures
Habibullah N Karim, Founder & CEO, Technohaven Company Ltd.
Mr. Rezaul Karim, DG, Digital Security Agency and PD, LICT Project
Prof. Dr. M. Kaykobad, Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET)
Dr. Lawrence Ma, President, Hongkong Blockchain Society
Mr. Khaled Mahmud, Associate Professor, IBA, University of Dhaka
Dr. Nabeel Mohammed, CSE, North South University (NSU)
Dr. Mahmuda Naznin, Professor, CSE, Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET)
Mr. Abdullah Al Omar, Lecturer, CSE, University of Asia Pacific
Mr. Forkan Bin Quasem, Managing Director, Spectrum Engineering
Mr. Atique-e-Rabbani, Managing Director, The Computers Ltd.
Dr. Shahriar Rahman, Associate Professor, CSE, University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh
Mr. Kamran T Rahman, President, Bangladesh Employers' Federation
Mr. Humayun Rashid, President, International Business Forum of Bangladesh
Mr. Mamun Al Rashid, Additional Secretary, ICT Division
Prof Md Abdur Razzaque, Pro Vice Chancellor, Green University of Bangladesh
Mr. Deb Dulal Roy, Executive Director, IT, Bangladesh Bank
Dr. Sarker Tanveer Ahmed Rumee, Professor, CSE, University of Dhaka
Dr. Rifat Shahriyar, Associate Professor, CSE, BUET
Mr. Peter Woo, Vice President, Hong Kong Blockchain Society
Dr. Shakila Yasmin, Associate Professor, IBA, University of Dhaka
Professor Tsz Hon Yuen, Assistant Professor, Computer Science Department, Hong Kong University
 

Probable Blockchain Application Areas

Identity Application Domain: E-KYC, Reputation System, Birth Registration, Patent Identification
Finance Application Domain: Pension, Payment, Stock Market, Subsidies
Land Application Domain: Mutation, Registration, Verification
Expatriates Application Domain: Employment, Welfare, Remittance
Agriculture Application Domain: Procurement, Disintermediation, Agricultural Insurance, Agricultural product provenance
Commerce Application Domain: Consumer Protection, VAT, Fraud Detection of Consumer Products
Health Application Domain: Privacy-preserving collection, Storage and retrieval of health data
Banking/Insurance Application Domain: Digital Asset Management, Inter-bank Settlement, Trade finance (back to back L/C), P2P Lending, Anti-Money Laundering, Digital Currency, Credit rating, Insurance Policy Authentication
Judiciary Application Domain: Securing Digital Evidence
Supply Chain Application Domain: Agricultural Supply Chain, Medicine Supply Chain
Document Verification Application Domain: Government Certificate, Educational Certificate
Smart City Application Domain: Smart Infrastructures, Citizen Services
Manufacturing Application Domain: Garments, RMG products or manufacturing goods provenance
Infrastructure: Protection of Critical Information Infrastructure
Above are probable examples. Participants are free to choose their own application area.