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CA Sri Lanka’s 39th National Conference kicks off today


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  • British High Commissioner and SLIIT CEO to inaugurate ceremonial opening
  • Keynote by MillenniumIT founder

The 39th National Conference of Chartered Accountants organised by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka (CA Sri Lanka) will be inaugurated on Monday, 8 October by British High Commissioner to Sri Lanka James Dauris and Sri Lanka Institute of Information Technology (SLIIT) Vice-Chancellor and Chief Executive Officer Prof. Lalith Gamage. 

The keynote speech will be delivered by Sri Lankan IT visionaryMillenniumIT Founder Tony Weeresinghe, who is also the Chairman/CEO of Ustocktrade, LLC and Co-Founder/Director at The Cainan Foundation. 

The conference dubbed as Sri Lanka’s biggest business summit, will attract some 1700 delegates including business leaders and c-suite executives to its main venue at the BMICH, and the conference will also be telecast live via webcast for the benefit of Chartered Accountants residing overseas. The three-day event will also comprise technical sessions on 9and 10 October featuring an interesting line up of local and international speakers who are locally and internationally acclaimed to steer the conference on the theme ‘Hyperleap’. 

The conference this year will focus on the increasing technological disruption, future HR challenges and changes to the global economy, whilst emphasising on the important role accountants have played in the past in propelling businesses to the top and the important role they can continue to play if they continue to be relevant, by breaking away from shackles and taking that important leap boldly to enjoy enhanced success by redefining their professional boundaries. 

The speakers at the conference’s technical sessions will be international record setting triathlete James Lawrence, Kasturi Wilson, Dr. Romesh Ranawana, Dulith Herath, Bhanuka Harischandra, Aqeel Mohammad Mohideen, Dila Weerasinghe, Suren Rajakarier, D. M. Rupasinghe, Dhammika Perera and Peter D’Almeida. The panellists will be Prof. Ajantha Dharmasiri, Suvasish Mohapatra, Jiffry Zulfer, Ishan Gunatilleke, Jehan Mutaliph, Nayana Mawilmada, and Rajendra Theagarajah.


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