The 5th Annual Paper Meet & 2nd Civil Engineering Congress organized by the Civil Engineering Division (CED) of Institution of Engineers, Bangladesh (IEB) is going to be held on 29-30 July 2022. The contribution of civil engineers is of immense importance from the context of Bangladesh in ensuring sustainable infrastructure development, management of environment, and building resilience against natural and artificial disasters, holistically in different capacities. Therefore, the theme for this conference has been selected as “Role of Civil Engineers to Graduate towards a Developed and Prosperous Nation: Bangladesh Perspective”. This conference of the CED, IEB intends to leverage a connection between academia and industry, which seems to be one of the utmost necessities to accelerate sustainable development in Bangladesh. This conference will include research articles and case studies depicting pictures overcoming past and future challenges and thus will leave examples for both the academia and industry to ponder over and get prepared for upcoming challenges. The unique theme of the conference will ensure showcasing the challenges and opportunities in the field of Civil Engineering of a developing country thriving to become a developed and prosperous nation. Hence, the presentations and published articles will enlighten professional engineers, planners and policy makers of government, non-government organizations, experts from relevant fields and make them motivated to collaborate more with academia. This integration is a powerful tool for taking a step forward towards achieving the goals of the fourth industrial revolution.