8.00-8.25 a.m.             Registration of Participants

8.25-8.30 a.m.             National Anthem

8.30-8.35 a.m.             Lighting of the Traditional Oil Lamp

8.35-8.40 a.m.             Welcome Address: Dr. Chitra Ranjani, Chair of ICBI/Dean, Faculty of Commerce and Management Studies, University of Kelaniya

8.40-8.45 a.m.             Address by the Guest of Honour: Prof. Sarath Amunugama, Vice Chancellor, University of Kelaniya

8.45-8.50 a.m.             Address by the Chief Guest: Prof. Gamini Samaranayake, Chairman of University Grants Commission, Sri Lanka

8.50-9.35 a.m.             Key note Address on “Writing for Scholarly Publications – Why and How” by Prof. Per Davidsson, Queensland University of Technology, Australia

9.35-9.40 a.m.             Vote of thanks by: Dr. D.M.Semasinghe, Conference Coordinator

9.40a.m.-10.00 a.m.    Refreshments

10.00a.m.-12.30p.m.   1st Session

12.30p.m.-1.30p.m.     Lunch

1.30p.m.-4.30p.m.       2nd Session

4.30-6.30 p.m.             University Tour

7.30 pm onwards         Fellowship & Gala Night



Important Dates

Submission of abstracts

31st May 2011


Notification of Acceptance

20th June 2011


Submission of Full Papers

20th August 2011


Conference Day

20th October 2011





Ms. Maduri Fernando

+94 77 2330395

Ms. Menaka Nishanthi

+94 71 8381476

Dr. D. M. Semasinghe

+94 71 6849531