Conference Program

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(Inauguration, Keynote Address, Guest Speech, Industry Panel Discussion, Conclusion, Sessions A1, A2, A3)

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08.00 AM - 08.05 AM – Welcome Address

Prof. Indunil Dayaratne, Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka
Chair – IUFRC 2021, Sri Lanka Finance Association

08.05 AM - 08.10 AM – Address by Prof. Udaya Rathnayaka

Vice Chancellor, Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka

08.10 AM - 08.15 AM – Address by Prof. Athula C Gnanapala

Dean, Faculty of Management Studies, Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka

08.15 AM - 08.20 AM – Address by the President

Prof. Lalith Samarakoon, University of St. Thomas, Minnesota, USA
President, Sri Lanka Finance Association

08.20 AM – 09.00 AM – Keynote Address:
Rescuing the Sinking Economy with Patriotic Business Models

Mr. Ariyaseela Wickramanayake
Chairman – Pelwatte Dairy Industries Ltd
Founder and Chairman – Master Divers (Pvt) Ltd, Sri Lanka

09.00 AM - 09.20 AM – Guest Address:
Real Impact - Redefining Research Evaluation

Miss Sangeeta Menon
Publishing Relationship Manager
Emerald Publishing – Academic Partner IUFRC 2021

09.20 AM - 09.25 AM – Vote of Thanks

Senior Prof. Hareendra Dissa Bandara
University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka
Executive Secretary, Sri Lanka Finance Association

09.35 AM - 11.00 AM – Concurrent Sessions A1, B1 & C1

11.00 AM - 12.30 PM – Concurrent Sessions A2, B2 & C2

12.30 PM - 01.30 PM – Concurrent Sessions A3, B3 & C3

01.30 PM - 02.00 PM – Lunch Break
02.00 PM - 03.00 PM – Industry Panel Discussion

Financial Sector Inclusion, Deepening, and Development: The Role of Digitalization

Mr. Damitha Silva
Assistant Vice President
Digital Financial Services
National Development Bank PLC

Mr. D. Kumaratunge
Director
Payments and Settlements Department
Central Bank of Sri Lanka

Moderator:

Dr. Ushan Peiris
Senior Lecturer
Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka

03.00 PM - 03.40 PM – Conclusion

Up Coming Events of SLFA – 2021/22
The Journal of Emerging Financial Markets and Policy (JEFMP)
Prof. Athula Ekanayake, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka
Managing Editor – JEFMP

Seminars
Prof. Y.K. Weerakoon Banda, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka
Secretary – Seminars, Sri Lanka Finance Association

Financial Education
Prof. R. Yogendrarajah, University of Jaffna, Sri Lanka
Director – Financial Education, Sri Lanka Finance Association

IUFRC 2022
Senior Prof. Hareendra Dissabandara, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka
Executive Secretary, Sri Lanka Finance Association

Presentation of Best Paper Awards
Senior Prof. Hareendra Dissabandara
Executive Secretary, Sri Lanka Finance Association

Wrapping up the Conference
Prof. Lalith Samarakoon,
President, Sri Lanka Finance Association

Prof. Indunil Dayaratne
Chair – IUFRC 2021, Sri Lanka Finance Association

Vote of Thanks
Miss Miuni Shamika
Secretary – IUFRC 2021, Sri Lanka Finance Association

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Sri Lanka Finance Association
Department of Finance
Faculty of Management Studies and Commerce
University of Sri Jayewardenepura
Gangodawila, Nugegoda, Sri Lanka