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Event:
Work in Sri Lanka Conference 2013
Start:
Dec 23, 2013 8:00 am
End:
Dec 23, 2013 5:00 pm
Cost:
Rs. 1000
Organizer:
WorkInSriLanka
Updated:
Dec 17, 2013
Venue:
Crystal Ballroom, Taj Samudra
Address:
Colombo, Sri Lanka
8:30am – 9:00am Registration
9:00am – 9:15am Opening and WorkInSriLanka Vision

Ms. Gillian Dass

Chairperson, WorkInSriLanka
9:15am – 9:45am Sri Lanka in 2020: National Vision for Asia’s Next Knowledge Hub

Hon. Dr. Sarath Amunugama

Deputy Minister of Finance and Planning
9:45am -10:00am Economic opportunities in Sri Lanka, Asia’s Next Knowledge Hub

Mr. Ajith Nivard Cabraal

Governor, Central Bank of Sri Lanka
10:00am – 10:15am Sri Lanka’s Readiness to Become Asia’s Next Knowledge Hub

Mr. Gotabaya Rajapaksa

Secretary, Ministry of Defence and Urban Development
10:15am – 10:30am Private Sector Role in Asia’s Next Knowledge Hub

Mr. Husein Esufally

CEO, Hemas Holdings PLC
10:30am – 11:00am Tea/Coffee break
11:00am – 12:30pm Making the Decision to Work in Sri Lanka: Panel Discussion with Returnees and Expatriate Professionals
Moderator

Mr. Arj Wignaraja

Head of Operations at Remote Sensing Metrics, Senior Advisor at Stax

Panelists

Mr. Eranga Jayewardene

Director, MAS Intimates

Mr. Hiran Embuldeniya

Director, York Street Partners

Dr. Dinesh Arunathilaka

Head Integrated Technology Services IBMs

Ms. Brigitte Duerr

Senior Director Cloud Marketing, WSO2

Ms. Chandi Dharmaratne

Director HR Virtusa

Mr. Chandika Jayasundara

Co-Founder & CEO, Cinergix
12:30pm – 1:30pm Lunch break
1:30pm – 3:00pm Sri Lanka, the Ultimate Work Destination: Overcoming Barriers and Challenges
Moderator

Ms. Kanchana Ambagahawita

Senior Economist, Central Bank

Featured Speaker

Dr. Rohan Samarajiva

Chairman, LIRNEAsia

Panelists

Mr. Prajeeth Balasubramaniam

Co-Founder & Managing Director, Blue Ocean Ventures

Mr. Sujeewa Mudalige

Partner, PricewaterhouseCoopers
3:00pm – 3:30pm Tea/Coffee break
3:30pm – 5:00pm Opportunities for Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Professionalism: Panel Discussion with Corporate LeadersModerator

Mr. Lakshaman Bandaranayake

Chairman, Vanguard Media

Panelists

Dr. Hans Wijayasuriya

CEO, Dialog Axiata

Mr. Keith Modder

Chief Operating Officer, Virtusa

Mr. Ashroff Omar

Chief Executive Officer, Brandix

Prof. Malik Ranasinghe

Former Vice Chancellor, University of Moratuwa
5:00pm – 5:15pm Closing
5:30pm – 8:00pm Networking cocktail reception

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