The Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University of Moratuwa, for the first time, organizes the CS&ES Achievers Awards 2013 ceremony to recognize CSE graduates for their achievements, which will take place in Park Street Mews.
For further details visit: http://awards.cse.mrt.ac.lk/
Wathsala Weerasinghe, one of the organizing committee member will deliver the vote of thanks.
Drama finishes. That marks the end of tonight’s proceedings.
Judges will be given away tokens of appreciations.
With that Award ceremony, event will conclude. But the evening will continue.
The Drama will resume now.
Category : ICT Business Innovation
Nominees : Shadow Mode, ERA Insight and Inter Operator Roaming
Mr. Janaka will give away the award.
The award goes to ERA Insight from Virtusa Corp.
Charith, a final year student of CSES will perform along with NAADRO now on stage.
Category : Women in Computing
Nominees : Dimuthu Leelarathne and Umashanthi Pavalanathan
Winner is Ms. Umashanthi Pavalanathan. ( She isn’t here to accept the award, since she is is the USA.)
Award give away continues.
Category :Outstanding contribution to the ICT Industry
Nominees : Samisa Abeyasinghe, Afkham Azeez, Chandika Mendis and Liyan Priyashantha.
Madhu Rathnayake, Chairman of SLASSCOM will give away the award.
Winner is Chandika Mendis.
A short drama will take place now, showcasing the talents of Students. Enjoy.
Category : Emerging Entrepreneur
Nominees : Dhanika Perara, Sumith Gamage and Shriskandarajah Suhothayan.
The award goes to Dhanika Perera.
Awards will be given away now.
Category : Outstanding Academic Performer
Nominees : Nimantha Baranasuriya , Srinath Perera , Selvarathnam Uthayashankar , Umashanthi Pavalanathan, Hiran Ganegedara.
Dr. Srinath Perera bags the award.
Social skills do matter. Janaka talks about our President His Excellency and his good Social Skills.
With his blessings, he finishes his speech.
A small token of appreciation is being awarded to him at the moment.
Five components of Emotional Intelligence at work
1 self awareness
2 self regulation
5 social skills
Janaka Kumarasinghe – Director/HRM Professional Kent Ridge(Pvt.) Ltd, Keynote speaker for tonight starts off by sharing this quote with us.
“Anybody can become angry – that is easy, but to be angry with the right person and to the right degree and at the right time and for the right purpose, and in the right way – that is not within everybody’s power and is not easy.” – Aristotle
Now we have an entertainment item, performed NAADRO – One of the recognized performing bands in SL.
With his blessing upon UoM and this initiative, Dr. Sunil concludes.
A token of appreciation will be awarded to him now.
He says that the organizers of this event will be the future leaders of this country.
Sunil says he is very delighted to be here and to present his speech.
He also shares his stories with us when he was in school and worked towards to achieve his goal.
When you work as a group, you might have to work with the most hated people. Political leaders and many leaders are there in the field. – Sunil
If you want to be a future leader, you need to have human / soft skills. – Sunil
Dr Sunil Jayantha Navaratne – Permanent Secretary to the ministry of Higher Education, Chief Guest for today will now address the gathering.
Dr. Chandana concludes.
A short video clip about Life at CSES will be played now.
Welcome address will be delivered by Dr. Chandana Gamage.
Now everyone will rise for the national anthem.
This is the very 1st CSES Award Ceremony.
Dignitaries who are here, will light the oil lamp.
We are live from the Event. To start off the proceedings, Traditional oil lamp will be lighted.