OUR SPEAKERS

Inaugural Session


Professor Mohan Munasinghe



Dr. Sarath Gunapala







Allied Health Sciences


Dr. Gordon Waiter
Senior Lecturer
University of Aberdeen
Aberdeen Biomedical Imaging Center
Institute of Medical Sciences University of Aberdeen
United Kingdom
Dr. Aruna Dharshan De Silva
Director, KDU-CARE
Senior Lecturer (Grade I) Parasitology
Head / Biomedical Laboratory 2
Department of Para Clinical Sciences
Kotelawala Defence University, Ratmalana
Sri Lanka
Dr. A.A.T.D. Amarasekara
Senior Lecturer Grade II and Coordinator Nursing
Department of Allied Health Sciences
Faculty of Medical Sciences
University of Sri Jayewardenepura
Sri Lanka

Prof. Madawa Chandratilake
Head of the Department and Professor in Medical Education
Department of Medical Education
Faculty of Medicine
University of Kelaniya
Sri Lanka
Prof. BMR Bandara
Professor of Organic Chemistry
Department of Chemistry
Faculty of Science
University of Peradeniya
Sri Lanka



Built Environment and Spatial Sciences


Prof. Bharath Lohani
Department of Civil Engineering
Indian Institute of Technology
Kanpur
India
Dr. Upendra Rajapaksha
Head, Department of Architecture
University of Moratuwa
Sri Lanka
Prof. Kanchana Perera
Department of Quantity Surveying
Faculty of Architecture
University of Moratuwa
Sri Lanka
Mr. A Dissanayake
Deputy Surveyor General
Geodetic Branch
Surveyor General Office
Colombo
Sri Lanka
Dr. Thilantha Lakmal Dammalage
Senior Lecturer
Faculty of Geomatics
Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka



Computing


Prof. Terrance Perera
Senior Consultant of Sheaf Solutions
Assistant Dean Academic Resources (Faculty of Arts, Computing, Engineering & Sciences)
Sheffeld Hallam University
United Kingdom
Dr. Malith Jayasinghe
Director of Platform Architecture
WSO2
Sri Lanka
Dr. HL Premarathna
Senior Lecturer
School of Computing
University of Colombo
Sri Lanka
Prof. Ashu Marasinghe
Member of Parliament
Assistant Chief Government whip of The Parliament of Sri Lanka
Chairman-Parliamentary oversight sub-committee on higher education
Monitoring MP of Ministry of Education, Sri Lanka




Defence & Strategic Studies


Dr. Arvind Gupta
Director of Vivekananda International Foundation, Delhi
Former Deputy National Security Advisor
India
Major General Muhammad Samrez Salik, HI (M)
Director General
Institute for Strategic Studies, Research & Analysis (ISSRA)
National Defence University
Pakistan
Ambassador Ravinatha Pandukabhaya Aryasinha
Additional Secretary, Economic Affairs and Trade
National Center of Ports and ShippingMinistry of Foreign Affairs
Sri Lanka

Prof. Kim Young Ho
Director General, Research Institute for National Security Affairs (RINSA)
Korea National Defense University
Korea
Brigadier General Hamid Shafeeg
Director General of Directorate of Operations and Training
Integrated Headquarters
Maldives National Defence Force and Deputy Director General of National Counter Terrorism Centre
Republic of Maldives
Professor Emeritus Gamini Keerawella
Executive Director
Regional Center for Strategic Studies (RCSS)
Sri Lanka
Major General Dato' Abdul Rahim Bin Hj Mohd Yusuff (Retired)
First Holder of the Leadership Chair
National Defence University of Malaysia
Malaysia
Air Vice Marshal Dr. Tatan Kustana
Vice Rector III for Inter-Institutional Cooperation
Indonesian Defense University
Indonesia



Engineering


Prof. Nicholas Lawson
Professor in Aerodynamics and Airborne Measurement
National Flying Laboratory Centre
Cranfield University
United Kingdom
Sri Lanka
Prof. Chandima Gomes
Professor in Electrical Engineering
Department of Electrical & Electronics Engineering
Faculty of Engineering
University Putra Malaysia
Malaysia
Dr. Jayalath Edirisinghe
Head and Senior Lecturer
Department of Civil Engineering
University of Peradeniya
Sri Lanka
Prof. Ruwan Gopura
Head of the Department
Department of Mechanical Engineering
University of Moratuwa
Sri Lanka






Law


Prof. (Dr.) S. Shanthakumar
Pro Vice Chancellor and Dean of Law
GD Goenka University, Haryana
India

Mr. Yasantha Kodagoda (President Counsel)
Additional Solicitor General
Attorney General's Department
Colombo
Sri Lanka
Mr. Jagath Gunawardane
Attorney at Law
Senior Counsel
Sri Lanka
Dr. Kalana Senaratne
Senior Lecturer, Department of Law
Faculty of Arts
University of Peradeniya
Sri Lanka







Management, Social Sciences & Humanities


Prof. N. S. Cooray
Professor in Economics
International University of Japan
Japan
Prof. Sarath Amunugama
Professor in French
University of Kelaniya
Sri Lanka

Prof. Ajantha Dharmasiri
Director
Postgraduate Institute of Management
University of Sri Jayawardenapura
Sri Lanka
Prof. HD Karunaratne
Professor in Economics
Department of Business Economics
Faculty of Management and Finance
University of Colombo
Sri Lanka
Mr. Udaya Indrarathna
Chief Executive Officer / Sector Head-Leisure
Softlogic Holdings PLC
Sri Lanka


Medicine


Prof. K Morita
Professor of Virology
Nagasaki University Nagasaki
Japan
Prof. George Dias
Professor in Clinical Anatomy and Biomaterials
Department of Anatomy
School of Biomedical Sciences
University of Otago, New Zealand


Dr. Dee N Dao
Associate Innovation Venture Fund
New York University
New York,USA
Dr. Pujitha Silva
Senior Lecturer,Biomedical Engineering
Founding Director
Centre of Excellence for Biomedical Engineering
University of Moratuwa
Sri Lanka
Prof. AR Wickramasinghe
Senior Professor of Public Healh,
Faculty of Medicine
University of Kelaniya
Sri Lanka