23 May Power & Energy Hackathon
The Power and Energy Hackathon took place at BICC on 19th April 2017 gathering over 900 enthusiasts ready to accomplish a mission to find the best idea on ‘how we can prevail over energy crisis’. The competition was held among 150 teams pouring in from 8 divisions across Bangladesh. Working on 21 innovative ideas, participants continued the Hackathon for 36 hours. Incredible ideas came from this event in order to mitigate the energy crisis issues. The event was inaugurated and concluded by the Honorable State Minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Mr. Nasrul Hamid. Among others, Honorable Secretary for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Mr. Nazimuddin Chowdhury, Chairman of Bangladesh Energy and Power Research Council Mr. Mohammad Anwarul Sikder and Power Cell Director General Mr. Mohammad Hossain delivered their erudite speeches. mLab was one of the organizing partners for this event.