Seminars and Talks

Panel Discussion on “New Directions in Chronic Kidney Disease of Unknown Etiology in Sri Lanka”
on 2nd December 2015 from 3.30 – 5.00 pm
Mediator: Prof Ajith de Alwis
Panelists: Prof Saroj Jayasinghe, Prof Rezvi Sheriff,  Prof O.A. Illeperuma, Dr Eranga Wijewickrama

Guest Lectures
“The Ethics of Data Science” by Dr Ruwan Weerasinghe, Senior Lecturer, UCSC on 2nd December from 5.00 – 5.45 p.m.
“Human Elephant Conflict” by Prof Devaka Weerakoon, Senior Lecturer, Univerisity of Colombo on 3rd December 3.30 – 4.15 pm
“Biotechnology for Human Well-being” by Dr Dharshan De Silva, Director/Senior Scientist, Genetech Research Institute on 4th December 2015 from 9.00 – 9.45 a.m.

Seminars and Workshops organized by Section E3
“ICT Industry Opportunities, Trends, Demand and Skills” on 2nd December 8.30 – 9.45 a.m.
“GCE O/L and GCE A/L Preparation for school teachers” on 3rd December 8.00 – 9.45 a.m.
“Impact of Social Media” on 4th December 8.00 – 9.00 a.m.

Oral Presentations of abstracts by Sections A, B, C, D, E1, E2, and F
Oral Presentations at Sectional Venues, on 2nd -4th December 2015

Poster Presentations of abstracts by Sections A, B, D, and E2
Poster Presentations on 2nd and 3rd December 2015 at corridors of Old Dean’s Office
Interactive session with presenters at 2 pm on 2nd December.

Presidential Addresses

Section A The Human Animal Interphase; Use and Misuse for Scientific Discovery
Dr. Mayuri Thammitiyagoda
02nd December
at 11.15 a.m.
Section B Forestry for Environmental Sustainability and Profitability: The Sri Lankan
Dr. Priyan Perera
04th December
at 1.15 p.m.
Section C Coastal Zone Developments in Sri Lanka; Recent Trends and Future Needs
Eng. Harsha Ratnasooriya
02nd December
at 1.00 p.m.
Section D Invasive Alien Aquatic Species (IAAS): Status, Concerns and Management in
Sri Lanka
Dr. U.P.K. Epa
04th December
at 2.15 p.m.
Section E1 Applications of Graph Theory
Dr. G.H.J. Lanel
03rd December
at 1.15 p.m.
Section E2 New Frontiers for Essential Oils and Spices Industry: Opportunities and
Prof. Bimali Jayawardana
03rd December
at 10.30 a.m.
Section E3 ICT in Today’s Life
Mr. Pubudu Liyanage
04th December
at 10.15 a.m.
Section F Valuing Human Capital: Prospects and Challenges
Dr. S. Weligamage
03rd December
at 11.30 a.m.

*All Presidential Addresses are held on Biology Auditorium(A1)

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