NSF Digital Platform - Webinar with the Sri Lankan expatriates in UK

24th September, 2020 @ 02.00 p.m. Sri Lankan time

AGENDA

 

Time

Item

2.00 p.m.

Welcome

Dr Thamara F. Dias, Acting Director General/NSF

2.03 p.m.

Opening remarks and introduction

Prof. Ranjith Senaratne, Chairman/NSF

2.10 p.m.

Address

by Prof. Dilanthi Amarathunga, Professor of Disaster Risk Reduction and Management University of Huddersfield (Principal Liaison Point – UK)

2.17 p.m.

Address

by Prof. Athula Sumathipala, Professor of Psychiatry, Keele University, UK and Chairman, National Institute of Fundamental Studies, Sri Lanka

(Principal Liaison Point – Sri Lanka)

2.20 p.m.

Key features of the Digital Platform

Mr Ashique M. Ali/Vice Chairman 2, SLASSCOM

2.23 p.m.

Insight from selected eminent expatriates

Prof. I.M. Dharmadasa (Sheffield Hallam University)

Prof. Thrishantha Nanayakkara (Imperial College London)

Prof. Mahesan Niranjan (University of Southampton)

Prof. Terrance Fernando (University of Salford)

Eng. Sarath Wijesinghe (Renewable energy industry)

Prof. Kierthi Devendra (KD Engineering Consultancy)

Prof. Danture Wickramasinghe (Glasglow University)

2.40 p.m.

Open for ideas, suggestions proposals and views to make the digital platform mutually rewarding whilst contributing to socio-economic development of Sri Lanka    

3.25 p.m.

 

Concluding remarks and way forward

J. G. Shantha Siri, Head/International Liaison Division, NSF

3.30 p.m.

End



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