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41st National Conference of Chartered Accountants

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Ms. Selyna Peiris
Keynote Speaker

Ms. Selyna Peiris

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I am pleased to share this message on the occasion of the 41st National Conference of Chartered Accountants, which is Sri Lanka’s biggest business summit with a history spanning over four long decades...

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Undeterred by complexities, contingencies, and the challenges facing us amidst COVID-19, CA Sri Lanka has set the stage for its flagship annual event, the 41st National...

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The normal life we were used to and took for granted has turned into something ‘Abnormal’ in 2020. The COVID 19 pandemic has turned our world upside down...

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I am delighted to share this message for the 41st National Conference of Chartered Accountants organized by CA Sri Lanka. The year 2020 will go down in history as one of the most challenging years known to us...

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Brochure of the 41st National ConferenceAbnormal | Navigating through shattered norms

September 29, 2019 - April 22, 2021

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Conference Agenda

Conference Day 01

January 18, 2021
6:00 PM - Onwards
(GMT+5:30)

CONFERENCE INAUGURATION

Hon. Ajith Nivard Cabraal

Hon. Ajith Nivard Cabraal

Chief Guest

State Minister of Finance and Capital Markets and Public Enterprise Reforms

Ms. Selyna Peiris

Ms. Selyna Peiris

Keynote Speaker

Director Business Development, SELYN Exporters (Pvt) Ltd

Senior Professor Sampath Amaratunga

Senior Professor Sampath Amaratunga

Guest of Honour

Chairman, University Grants Commission

Conference Day 02

January 19, 2021
8:30 AM - 4:45 PM
(GMT+5:30)

DISCUSSION

Mrs. Anoji De Silva

Mrs. Anoji De Silva

Speaker

Chairperson National Conference Technical Committee

SESSION 1: DEFYING THE NORMAL

Dr. Ravi Fernando

Dr. Ravi Fernando

Speaker

Chairman / CEO, Global Strategic Corporate Sustainability Pvt. Ltd

Mr. Mahesh Nanayakkara

Mr. Mahesh Nanayakkara

Panelist

Managing Director / CEO, Citizens Development Business Finance PLC

Mr. Suranga Herath

Mr. Suranga Herath

Panelist

CEO, English Tea Shop

Mr. Moiz Rehmanjee

Mr. Moiz Rehmanjee

Moderator

Group Chief Financial Officer, Hela Clothing

TEA BREAK

SESSION 2: NEW ECONOMIC ORDER

Dr. Nishan de Mel

Dr. Nishan de Mel

Speaker

Executive Director, Head of Research, Verité Research Pvt. Ltd

Mr. Prabash Subasinghe

Mr. Prabash Subasinghe

Panelist

Managing Director, Global Rubber Industries (Pvt) Ltd

Mr. Thulci Aluwihare

Mr. Thulci Aluwihare

Panelist

Head of Strategy and Business Development, CHEC Port City Colombo (Pvt) Ltd

Mr. Tishan Subasinghe

Mr. Tishan Subasinghe

Moderator

Managing Director, Moore Stephens Consulting (Pvt) Ltd, Chairman, SANASA Insurance Co. Ltd and Director, Amana Bank PLC

LUNCH

SESSION 3: THE PERFECT LINK

Ms. Gayani de Alwis

Ms. Gayani de Alwis

Speaker

Global Chairperson, WiLAT ,Immediate Past Chairperson, CILT,Non-Executive Independent Director, Singer Sri Lanka PLC ,Management Consultant & Lecturer

Mr. Hanif Yusoof

Mr. Hanif Yusoof

Panelist

Group Chief Executive Officer, Expolanka Holdings PLC

Ms. Jayanthi Dharmasena

Ms. Jayanthi Dharmasena

Panelist

Managing Director, Hayleys Agriculture Holdings LTD

Mr. Channa Gunasekera

Mr. Channa Gunasekera

Moderator

Finance & Operations Consultant

TEA BREAK

SESSION 4: ADOPT ME

Mr. Thilak Piyadigama

Mr. Thilak Piyadigama

Speaker

CEO, SDB Bank

Mr. Suren Fernando

Mr. Suren Fernando

Panelist

CEO, MAS Holdings (Pvt) Ltd

Mr. Nikhil Advani

Mr. Nikhil Advani

Panelist

CEO, AIA Insurance Lanka Limited

Ms. Jayomi Lokuliyana

Ms. Jayomi Lokuliyana

Panelist

Co-Founder/Chief Executive Officer, zMessenger Pvt Ltd, Chairperson, MYMED International (Pvt) Ltd, Chairperson, Women's Chamber for Digital Sri Lanka

Mr. Naresh Abeysekara

Mr. Naresh Abeysekara

Moderator

Founder /Chief Executive Officer, SECQUORO

Conference Day 03

January 20, 2021
2:00 PM - 5:15 PM
(GMT+5:30)

SESSION 5: FINANCIAL INTEGRITY IN UNCERTAIN TIMES

Mr. Manil Jayesinghe

Mr. Manil Jayesinghe

Presenter

President, CA Sri Lanka and Senior Partner, Ernst & Young Sri Lanka

Mr. David Matthews

Mr. David Matthews

Presenter

President, Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales

Ms. Nilanthi Sivapragasam

Ms. Nilanthi Sivapragasam

Moderator

Chief Financial Officer, Aitken Spence PLC

SESSION 6: THE MOST VALUABLE RESOURCE?

Dr. Archana Arcot

Dr. Archana Arcot

Speaker

Associate Vice President, Head of Client Business & Talent Integration, Infosys McCamish Systems LLC

Mr. Mahendra Jayasekera

Mr. Mahendra Jayasekera

Panelist

Managing Director, Lanka Tiles PLC

Ms. Chandi H. Dharmaratne

Ms. Chandi H. Dharmaratne

Panelist

Vice President, Human Resources, Virtusa (Pvt) Ltd

Prof. Ajantha Dharmasiri

Prof. Ajantha Dharmasiri

Panelist

Director/Chairman of the Board of Management, PIM

Ms. Shyamali Kirinde

Ms. Shyamali Kirinde

Moderator

Senior Manager - Strategic Services, Brandix Apparel Ltd

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What is the event format?

Date Time Event Venue
18th Jan 2021 (Monday) 6.00 pm – 11.00 pm Inauguration Ceremony followed by Cocktails Virtual
19th Jan 2021 (Tuesday) 8.30 am – 5.00 pm Technical Session – Day 01 Virtual
20th Jan 2021 (Wednesday) 2.30 pm – 5.15 pm Technical Sessions – Day 02 Virtual

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The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka

Tel: +9411 2352081 Email: caconference@casrilanka.org

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