The ICT sector has been identified as one of the six priority sectors in the National Export Strategy (NES), Strategic Vision for Sri Lanka’s export growth developed by the Export Development Board (EDB) in collaboration with the relevant Public and Private Sector Stake Holders. It is also important to note that the Government under its “IT initiative “ proposes to provide Rs. 3 Billion over the next three years in both financial and non-financial support through Grants, Equity Investments, Credit Facilities, Mentoring , Technical Support etc. to develop the sector with an allocation of Rs. 300 Million for 2018 , to be made available through the EDB , BOI and SLASSCOM.
Outline of the Forum
The Forum will be conducted on the 06th of June 2018 at the Main Ballroom - Hotel Galadari, from 9.30 a.m. to 12.30 p.m.
The Chief Guest at the Forum will be the Hon. Ranil Wickramasinghe, Prime Minister of Sri Lanka.
The Guest of Honour will be Prof. Rohan Samarajeewa, Chairman of the Information Communication Technology Agency (ICTA) who will deliver the Key note address.
The Technical proceedings of the Forum will be followed by a panel discussion moderated by Mr. Nisthar Cassim , Editor of the Daly FT.
The Panelist are the Following;
Prof. Rohan Samarajiva - Chairman ICTA
Ms. Lakmini Wijesundera - Director/ CEO of IronOne technologies
Mr. Mano Sekaram- CEO & Co- Founder of 99X technology
Mr. Ruwindhu Peiris (Chairman/ SLASCOM)
Ms. Jayomi Lokuliyana- CEO of zMessenger (Pvt) Ltd
Mr. Suresh Perera- Principal Tax & Regulatory KPMG
Mr Lahiru Pathmala – CEO of Takas.lk
Mr Dinesh Saparamadu - Chairman- hSenid
In view of the importance of this Forum to enterprises engaged in the ICT sector as well as potential entrepreneurs, kindly requested to confirm your participation by providing the following details to firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling +94 114651765