The University of Colombo Annual Research Symposium 2012 will be held on 16th and 17th August 2012 on the theme “Converging Technologies & Sustainable Communities.” The inaugural session will take place at the Senate Hall of the University of Colombo on 16th August 2012 from 8.30 am to 4.00 pm.
Honourable Judge Prof. C.G. Weeramantry, Founder of the Weeramantry International Centre for Peace Education and Research, and former Vice President, International Court of Justice, and the Supreme Court of Sri Lanka will deliver the keynote address on “Sustainable Development and Codes of Scientific Conduct”.
Other invited speakers at the inaugural session are:
– Professor Simon Chestermon, Dean, Faculty of Law, National University of Singapore on “Convergence and Divergence in 21st Century Academia: Three Visions of a University”
– Professor Ranjith Senarante, Vice Chairman, University Grants Commission on “Creativity, Innovation and Inclusive Development”
– Mr. Janaka Jayalath, Senior General Manager, Corporate Planning and Marketing, Mobitel (Pvt) Ltd on “Education for All: A Case Study on mLearning”