KDU-IRC 7 : The last years’ research sessions, the 7th International Research Conference of KDU, was successfully held on 21st and 22nd August 2014, under the theme, Expanding Developmental Horizons through Education, Research and Innovation. The sessions proved rich with the participation of eminent speakers, as well as hundreds of research presentations in six disciplines.


KDU-IRC 8 : This year’s conference, improving previous experience, will include eight technical sessions:

  • Defence and Strategic Studies
  • Engineering & Built Environment and Spatial Sciences
  • Computing
  • Medicine
  • Basic and Applied Sciences
  • Allied Health Sciences
  • Law
  • Management, Social Sciences and Humanities


Conference Presentations: The KDU-IRC accepts presentations of research findings as either oral or poster presentations. Abstracts of all accepted presentations will be published in an abstract book for distribution on the day of the symposium.

Best paper awards: Papers presented at the conference under each technical session will be eligible for the Best Oral presentation Award and the Best Poster Award. The goal of these two awards is to recognize and promote quality research within academia.

Conference Proceedings: KDU-IRC further gives an opportunity for authors who have presented at the conference, to publish their research work as full papers, which would be published at a later date as conference proceedings in accordance with international standards for conference proceedings.


For International Participants

Assistance for presenting authors from foreign countries:Selected number of presenters from foreign countries could be provided with food and accommodation. Participants wanting this facility must submit a request to conference chairperson. Sri Lankan Airlines will provide concessional rates for International Participants, subject to the following conditions.


Sri Lankan Airfare Discounts

Concessional rates for airfare will be provided by Sri Lankan Airlines. Details as follows:


srilankan airlinesSri Lankan Airlines would offer all participants and accompanying persons a 15 % discount on economy class airfare and a 10% discount on business class airfare (on the prevailing market fare at the time of ticketing) for purchase of tickets for registered delegates travelling to Sri Lanka from the airline's online stations which presently are as follows:

  • Indian Sub Continent: Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Cochin, Bangalore, Trichy, Trivandrum, Pakistan, Maldives
  • Far East: Singapore, Beijing, Hong Kong, Kuala Lumpur, Bangkok, Shanghai, Canton, Tokyo
  • Middle East: Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Riyadh, Dammam, Jeddah, Doha, Muscat, Kuwait
  • Europe/ Eurasia: London, Rome, Paris, Frankfurt, Moscow


Please note that to avail of these discounts, ticketing will have to be done directly at Sri Lankan Airlines UL offices and not through agents and proof of registration will be needed (a letter confirming participation by the conference organisers is required). Online purchase of tickets is possible for registered participants, who will receive a promotional code on request.

(All related taxes must be paid for separately and are not discountable)

Further contact details of Sri Lankan Airlines offices are available on corporate website: http://www.srilankan.com/en_uk/coporate/contact


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