ICIET 2023: Unveiling Sustainable Innovations for Economic Resilience

The third International Conference on Innovation and Emerging Technologies (ICIET 2023) took place on November 23rd-24th, 2023, hosted by the Faculty of Technology at the University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka. The conference, held under the theme “Sustainable Technologies for Economic Resilience,” provided a dynamic platform for experts and innovators to share insights into smart technologies across diverse fields.

Adding to the academic prestige, Senior Professor Sampath Amarathunga, Chairman of the University Grants Commission (UGC), and Senior Professor Pathmalal M. Manage, Vice-Chancellor of the University, graced the conference with their presence. The deans of faculties at USJ also actively participated.

Distinguished keynote speakers graced the event, including Senior Professor P.B.R. Dissanayake, a leading figure in civil engineering and the President of the Institution of Engineers in Sri Lanka. Dr. Ajantha S. Atukorale, Director of the University of Colombo School of Computing and President of the Computer Society of Sri Lanka, also shared valuable perspectives. Additionally, Mr. Kasun Jayamaha, Head of IT at Unilever Sri Lanka, contributed insights from the corporate sector.

The conference featured a rich array of presentations and discussions, exploring innovative solutions aimed at fostering economic resilience through sustainable technologies. Researchers and practitioners had the opportunity to present their findings, with topics ranging from green building initiatives to the latest advancements in information technology.

The pre-conference workshops on November 22nd set the stage for collaborative learning, while the main conference days on November 23rd-24th provided a forum for the exchange of cutting-edge ideas. Attendees were able to engage with experts, fostering a vibrant atmosphere of knowledge-sharing and networking.

With the successful conclusion of ICIET 2023, participants left with newfound insights and a deeper understanding of the pivotal role sustainable technologies play in building economic resilience for a brighter future.

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