International Conference on Innovation and Emerging Technologies 2021 (ICIET 2021)

25th November 2021 - 26th November 2021
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The Faculty of Technology (FOT) at the University of Sri Jayewardenepura (USJ) is delighted  to announce that their First International Conference on Innovation and Emerging Technologies 2021 (ICIET 2021) will be held virtually on November 25-26, 2021 under the theme “Technological transformation towards a smart future.” This will be the first technology-based conference organized by USJ, providing an excellent platform for students and researchers from Science, Technology and Engineering fields to showcase their research and innovations in front of a broader scientific community.

The ICIET 2021 features highly reputed internationally renowned speakers who will share and discuss new developments and technological advancements that will impact the future of their fields of study. The opening keynote speaker for the ICIET 2021 is Dr. Mahesha Ranasoma, the CEO of Global Rubber Industries (GRI), Sri Lanka. The other two keynote speakers of the conference are Professor Keitaro Naruse, Robot Engineering Laboratory, School of Computer Science & Engineering, University of Aizu, Japan and Mr. Thomas Muller, Senior Vice President [Technical], Nestle Lanka PLC.

In parallel to the conference, there will be sessions covering a wide range of industry-focused Technology Workshops and Special Interest Groups (SIGs). These Technology Workshops are an excellent opportunity to learn more about your field of interest and tap into the knowledge of researchers and industry experts, learning new topics and trends, technologies, solutions, and strategies for current and future technological issues in your field in a short space of time. SIGs are interactive sessions that facilitate networking and exchanging ideas among researchers and professionals interested in a specific field, giving individuals a greater voice to share their opinions or perspectives. The SIG sessions and Workshops of ICIET 2021 are:

SIG Sessions: 23rd November 2021 –

  • Climate Resilient Agriculture and Food Security
  • Artificial Intelligence and Nanomaterials for Industrial Applications
  • Blockchain Beyond Cryptocurrency

Workshop Sessions:  24th November 2021-

  • Practical aspects of vertical gardening in urban Agriculture
  • Overview of Antioxidant Bioassays
  • Effective Feature Selection Techniques for Machine Learning
  • Motion Control Applications in Robotics
  • Waste to Energy (WtE): The pioneering WtE Power Plant in Sri Lanka – Key achievements and challenges
  • Industry 4.0
  • Smart Building Practices Today for a Sustainable Tomorrow
  • Planning and Implementation of Mega Constructions: The Colombo Port City Development Project.

The conference Organizing Committee and FOT, USJ warmly invite all to join ICIET 2021. For further details, please visit the conference website at


25th November 2021
26th November 2021