The 12th International Research Conference organized under the theme of ‘Challenges to Humankind in the face of new Technologies’ will be held on 11th& 12th September at General Sir John Kotelawala Defence University in Ratmalana. The Conference will feature pre-conference workshops, plenary sessions, poster presentations and technical sessions of nine disciplines including Defence and Strategic Studies, Law, Management, Social Sciences and Humanities, Built Environment and Spatial Sciences, Computing, Engineering, Medicine, Basic and Applied Sciences, and Allied Health Sciences.