Sri Lanka Economic Summit 2013

Several members of the IPS research staff participated at the Sri Lanka Economic Summit 2013, which took place at the Cinnamon Grand Hotel during 09 – 11 July. The theme of this year’s summit was ‘Re-balancing the Economy’.

Dr. Saman Kelegama, Executive Director, IPS, made a presentation in the Session ‘Export Strategy: Time to re-think and re-focus’. His presentation was on ‘Trade Agreements as a Tool to Access Markets’.

Dr Nisha Arunatilake – Research Fellow, IPS, made a presentation on ‘Meeting the Human Resource Challenges’ in the session on ‘Meeting the Challenges of Demographic Changes and Skills Gap’.

A number of IPS research staff members participated in various sessions of the Summit.