6th International Conference of Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka

3-5 May 2017
Grand Kandyan Hotel, Kandy

IPS Research Officer, Dilani Hirimuthugodage, made a presentation on “Role of Intellectual Property Rights (IPRs) in Promoting Ecotourism in Sri Lanka” at the 6th International Conference of Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka organized by the University of Sabaragamuwa, held at the Grand Kandyan Hotel, Kandy on 3-5 May 2017. The Conference centered on the theme ‘Flourishing the Knowledge beyond the Existing Paradigms.’

In her presentation she discussed the importance of IPRs in promoting ecotourism in Sri Lanka. The session was chaired by Prof. Jeremy Buultjens, an Associate Professor in the School of Business and Tourism at Southern Cross University, Australia. Other participants in the session comprised of academia, officials from the Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority, Department of Tourism – Central Province, researchers and other stakeholders.