‘Leveraging Technology to Drive Economic Revival’, highlight at Virtual Sri Lanka Economic Summit

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In the wake of COVID-19, digital technologies have evolved and are being embraced by economies to promote new ways of doing business and increase productivity.

The influence of technology on traditional working methods and its wide scope of opportunities receives a key focus at this year’s upcoming Sri Lanka Economic Summit (SLES), under the timely topic of ‘Leveraging Technology to Drive Economic Revival’. The session which will be the last session on Day 1 will aim to discuss on how we can use digital solutions to drive Sri Lanka’s recovery in cross cutting markets and industries, how policy will enable Citizen Centric Digital Government for the convenience of citizen, role of digitisation in achieving inclusive development and the role of digitisation in digital trade. 

SLES 2020, the premier economic forum, this year too will have a lineup of contemporary dialogues under this year’s theme ‘Roadmap for Take-Off: Driving a People-Centric Economic Revival’. The presenters at this plenary will include international speaker, Digital India Foundation Head and Co-Founder Arvind Gupta – who is a leading innovation evangelist and former CEO of MyGov India, Information and Communication Technology Agency (ICTA) Chairman Jayantha De Silva, Ministry of Public Services, Provincial Councils and Local Government Secretary J.J. Rathnasiri, Standard Chartered Bank Sri Lanka Chief Executive Officer Bingumal Thewarathanthri, Mitra Innovation Digital Solutions Chief Executive Officer Chinthi Weerasinghe and PickMe Founder and CEO Jiffry Zulfer. The session will be moderated by KPMG Sri Lanka Managing Partner Reyaz Mihular. 

Participants have the opportunity to register for the entire two-day summit or choose the sessions of their choice. The Chamber looks forward to delivering a unique, digitally transformed experience to all participants this year. Registrations for the event are now open. For further information, please contact Niroshini on [email protected] or 0115588852; or Alikie on [email protected] or 0115588805.