Categories for ED events

Regional Dialogue on Enhancing the Contribution of Preferential Trade Agreements to Inclusive and Equitable Trade

IPS Executive Director, Dr. Saman Kelegama, moderated a session on "Identifying the Linkages between Preferential Trade Arrangements and Inclusive Trade: Revisiting the Literature" at the Regional Dialogue on Enhancing the Contribution of Preferential Trade Agreements to Inclusive and Equitable Trade.

Keynote Address at the International Conference on Economics and Development 2017

IPS Executive Director Dr. Saman Kelegama delivered the keynote address at the “International Conference on Economics and Development 2017”, organized by the Department of Business Economics, University of Sri Jayawardenapura, together with ICED and the International Institute of Knowledge Management (TIIKM).

The First India-Commonwealth SME Trade Summit

IPS Executive Director, Dr. Saman Kelegama, made a presentation on ‘Opportunities for Intra-Commonwealth Trade’ at the High Level Panel on Opportunities in Intra-Commonwealth Trade at the first India-Commonwealth SME Trade Summit, on 30-31 May 2017, in New Delhi, India.

Towards a Sri Lankan Model of Development: A Collection of Writings (1975-2015) Book Launch

Towards a Sri Lankan Model of Development: A Collection of Writings (1975-2015) by Godfrey Gunatilleke was launched at the BMICH on 24 May 2017, amidst a large gathering.

Meeting with Albert Chua, H.E. Chandra Das and team members

Albert Chua, Second Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, H.E. Chandra Das, High Commissioner of Singapore to Sri Lanka and other members of the team visited the IPS on 03 May 2017 and met the IPS Executive Director, Dr. Saman Kelegama.

Panelist at the High-Level Dialogue on Regional Economic Cooperation and Integration

IPS Executive Director Dr. Saman Kelegama participated as a panelist at the High-Level Dialogue on Regional Economic Cooperation and Integration for Enhancing Sustainable Development in Asia and the Pacific, organized by UN ESCAP, on 20-21 April 2017 in Bangkok, Thailand.

Panelist at Sri Lanka Investment Summit

IPS Executive Director Dr. Saman Kelegama participated as a panelist at the Sri Lanka Investment Summit, organized by Finance Asia, held on 16-17 March 2017 at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel, Hong Kong.

Chief Guest at the SLIIT Convocation 2017, SLIIT Auditorium, 02 March 2017

IPS Executive Director Dr. Saman Kelegama was the Chief Guest at the Sri Lanka Institute of Information Technology (SLIIT) Convocation 2017 held on 02 March 2017 at the SLIIT Auditorium.

27th J.E. Jayasuriya Memorial Lecture, Sri Lanka Foundation Institute, 13th February 2017

IPS Executive Director, Dr. Saman Kelegama delivered the 27th J.E. Jayasuriya memorial lecture on 13th February 2017 at the Sri Lanka Foundation Institute.

Keynote Address at the 5th Annual Sessions of the Institute of Applied Statistics of Sri Lanka, OPA Auditorium

IPS Executive Director, Dr Saman Kelegama delivered the keynote address on the topic: “Relevance of Statistics for the Socio-Economic Development of a Country” at the 5th Annual Sessions of the Institute of Applied Statistics of Sri Lanka.