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CTBUH Forum: UltraTech, the principal sponsor

UltraTech Cement Lanka (Pvt) Limited, a part of the Aditya Birla Group, facilitated the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat Sri Lanka (CTBUH) Colombo Forum 2018, as the principal sponsor.

It was held at the Cinnamon Lakeside Hotel recently, The event featured presentations on tall building design and provided an opportunity to network with professionals in the tall building industry. The event included a dinner and networking reception for participants spanning corporate clients and engineers in the construction field.

The keynote speaker at the event was Valentine A. Lehr, Managing Member, Lehr Engineering, USA, who spoke about ’Innovative High-Rise Building Services Designs and Solutions’ while Prof. Priyan Mendis, University of Melbourne, Australia, discussed ‘Performance Based Approaches to Fire Safety Engineering - Structural Fire Engineering’. Senior General Manager, Marketing and Technical - Ultratech Cement Lanka (Pvt) Ltd, Mr. Sandeep Holey - shared perspectives of the cement industry, along with group profile. The event witnessed 120 plus participants along with Senior Management of Ultratech Cement coming together for a fruitful session.

Country Head, Ultratech Cement Lanka (Pvt) Ltd, Keshav Hegde said, “UltraTech Cement is committed to partner with the Sri Lankan engineering and construction segment to enhance skill and knowledge base which is why we stepped forward as Principal Sponsor to support the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat Sri Lanka (CTBUH) Colombo Forum 2018 to benefit the industry and our stakeholders.”

The forum witnessed an exchange of ideas and solutions which will help in the long-term sustainability of the industry which is experiencing a boom.