On 26th September 2018, IEEE AIUB Student Branch in association with IEEE Computer Society AIUB Student Branch Chapter successfully organized a workshop on “IEEEmadC & Mobile Application Development” at American International University - Bangladesh. The workshop focused on the importance of android applications in this modern era and discussed the skills and techniques required for developing them. It was conducted by Mohaimen-Bin-Noor, Lecturer, Faculty of Science and Information Technology, AIUB, who is an expert in this field. The event was participated by enthusiasts who were keen to learn about the mobile application development.

The event was initiated with the speech of the keynote speaker, Mohaimen-Bin-Noor, Lecturer, Faculty of Science and Information Technology, AIUB, who began his session by discussing about the evolution of mobile phones and how their functionalities changed with time to time and how the concept of android mobile phones came into life. He talked about the rising number of Android phone users due to its availability and affordability in every sector of the society. After that, he described the importance of android applications for a smooth and trouble-free life and how it is now intertwined with basic everyday life. He discussed the fundamentals of Android application development and its opportunities in the future. Later on, he talked about some Android applications which are used for elementary and elaborated works. Afterward, Mohaimen-Bin-Noor was provided with a token of appreciation by Prof. Dr. Md. Abdul MannanProfessor and Head (Undergraduate Program), Faculty of Engineering, AIUB.

Following that, Moin Uddin, Ambassador, IEEEmadC 2018; Chairperson, IEEE AIUB Student Branch, took the stage and conducted a session on IEEEmadC (mobile application development contest) 2018. He described about IEEEmadC and the formation of groups for the contest. He discussed the goals of IEEEmadC and how it aims to educate and encourage students in mobile application development. After that, he talked about the supported mobile platforms for the contest. Then he described the contest timeline and its three stages.

Later on, Rafid Azad, Ambassador, IEEEmadC 2018; Publications Coordinator, IEEE AIUB Student Branch, came and continued the session on IEEEmadC (mobile application development contest) 2018. He discussed the five different judging criteria of the contest. After that, he described the three different winners’ categories and conclude the session by talking about the winners and their innovative ideas of previous years.

Afterward, a photo session with the participants took place which marked the end of the workshop. The event was graced by Chowdhury Akram Hossain, Counselor, IEEE AIUB Student Branch; Advisor, IEEE Computer Society AIUB Student Branch Chapter; Senior Assistant Professor, Faculty of Engineering, AIUB; Special Assistant, Office of Student Affairs, AIUB, Kawshik ShikderMotivator, IEEE AIUB Student Branch, Advisor, IEEE MTT-S AIUB Student Branch Chapter, Lecturer, Faculty of Engineering, AIUB and Raihanul Haque Raihan, Event Coordinator, IEEE Young Professionals, Bangladesh Section; Former Event Coordinator, IEEE AIUB Student Branch.