“High Impact Research towards Sustainable Development”

Fulfilling its mission for the year 2016 “International Conference on Multidisciplinary Approaches iCMA 2016”, jointly organized by Faculty of Graduate Studies, University of Sri Jayewardenepura & Ministry of Science, Technology and Research. Was successfully held on 12th -14th of October, 2016 @ hotel Club Palm Bay, Marawila.. Honorable minister Dr Sarath Amunugama, Minister, Special Assignments, graced the occasion as the chief guest.

The Vice Chancellor of the University of Sri Jayewardenepura Prof. Sampath Amaratunge, The conference was chaired by Prof. Hemanthi Ranasinghe , Dean, Faculty of Graduate Studies,University of Sri Jayewardenepura. Several Heads of the Departments, Professors and  academic members and researchers  have taken part in this conference.

Theme Seminar Topics

First day of the conference was a theme seminar where renowned researches of the country spoke on the following topics.

  • Climate Change : Are we ready?
  • Recent Advances in Sustainable Energy and Technologies for a better world
  • Towards a Toxin Free Tomorrow – challenges and way forward
  • Increasing life expectancy: lessons from Sri Lanka
  • Enriching our heritage through rightful creativity

Technical Session

There were a Technical Sessions on second & third days of the conference under the following tracks.

  • Science, Engineering & Technology
  • Humanities & Social Sciences
  • Management & Industry Development
  • Health & Nutrition
  • Environmental Sustainability & Natural Resources Management
  • Green Innovation