Keynote Address at the International Conference on Economics and Development 2017

15 June 2017
Taj Samudra Hotel, Colombo

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), on 15 June 2017 at the Crystal Ballroom, Taj Samudra Hotel, Colombo.

Dr. Kelegama spoke on the theme of the conference “Inclusive Economic Growth: Rethinking Development Process in a Time of Paradigm Shift” with special reference to Sri Lanka.

The Chief Guest at the event was Vice Chancellor of the University of Sri Jayawardenapura, Prof. Sampath Amaratunge. A number of overseas participants from South Asia and elsewhere participated at the event and presented papers during the conference. This will be an annual conference from 2017 onwards.