CIPM Standing Committee on Applied Research and Knowledge Centre successfully conducted its annual research symposium (virtual) on 2nd July 2021 an international level under the theme “Global Crises and Future of Work” with more than 200 participants.
The event comprises of Inaugural Session, Panel Discussion, Technical Sessions under Seven Tracks, Case Study Session and Valedictory Session.
President CIPM Sri Lanka Mr.Jayantha Amarasinghe, Chief Guest of the symposium: Senior Prof. Sampath Amaratunge, Chairman, University Grants Commission, Sri Lanka,
Keynote Speaker: Dr. Aquil Busrai, CEO, Aquil Busrai Consulting, India, Prof.(Dr.) Prasadhini Gamage, Mr. Indika Kaluarachchige were grace the occasion.
Panel discussion Moderated by Dr Samantha Rathnayake and the Panel Members were Prof. Ajantha Dharmasiri, Dr Samitha perera, Mr. Ken Vijayakumar and Mr. Vajira Ellepola.
Technical sessions were chaired by Dr. Richard Wickramaratne, Prof. T. Mangaleswaran,
Prof. H. M. A. Herath, Prof. Sivalogadasan, Prof. Susima Weligamage, Prof Aruna Shantha Gamage and Prof. Kumudini Dissanayake
Technical sessions were Co-chaired by Dr. Lasanthika Sajeevanie, Dr. Padmini Jayasekera, Dr. Jayarani Ramawickrama, Dr. Kumudu Jayawardena, Dr. Yogarajah Nanthagopan, Dr. Sheshika Kariyapperuma and Dr. Ruwan Abeysekera
Case Study session was Chaired by Mr. Janaka Kumarasinghe and Co-Chaired by Mr Ken Vijayakumar and Mr Priyantha Ranasinghe
Valedictory session was Chaired by Prof. Prasadini Gamage and Winners of the Best Paper and the Best Presenter were announced under each track.
Mrs. Kamani Perera, Manager – Research & Development delivered the Vote of Thanks.