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Ceramic and Glass symposium begins tomorrow

The Sri Lanka Ceramic and Glass Symposium 2018, which will begin on March 5 has lined up 17 top local and international industry minds to share insights and recommendations.

This is the seventh symposium organised by the Sri Lanka Ceramic and Glass Council, an affiliated trade body of the Ceylon Chamber of Commerce.

The high calibre resource persons who will take the center stage during the event represents the multi-disciplinary segments of the trade, and will speak across four sessions, ‘Commanding Presence - Being Globally Competent’; Human Resources - Maintaining A Competitive Advantage’; Processors - Improving and Innovating; ‘Strategies - Sustaining for the Future’.

President Maithripala Sirisena will be the chief guest at the inauguration of the event, while Chairman, MAS Holdings, Mahesh Amalean will deliver the keynote address.

The others lined up to speak at the sessions scheduled for March 6, are Professor of Engineering, Sri Lanka Institute of Information Technology, Prof. Chandana Perera, Deputy Head of Political and Trade Communication European Commission, Institute of Policy Studies of Sri Lanka, Roshan Lyman, Managing Director/CEO, Textured Jersey, Sriyan de Silva Wijeyeratne, Director, Human Resources and Corporate Relations, Unilever Sri Lanka Limited, Sumeet Verma, Group Director HR, MAS Holdings, Shakthi Ranatunga, General Secretary, Sri Lanka Nidahas Sevaka Sangamaya, Leslie Devendra, Export Sales and Marketing Manager, I.M.D, Thailand, Ms. Sarah Phanichsukphaisal, Chief Digital Officer, Piramal Group India, Poorav Sheth, CEO, Shippers Academy Colombo, Rohan Masakorala, Thilak Pushpakumara, Heshan de Silva, Prof. Rangika U. Halwatura, Takeshi Sato from NEDO, Japan and Chaminda Jayawardena.

Mrs. Sonali Wijeratne, Kanishka Weerasinghe, Prof. Kapila Perera and Dr. Tilak Siyambalapitiya will moderate the sessions.