ICASL 30th National Conference
The 30th National Conference of the Institute of Chartered
Accountants of Sri Lanka (ICASL) had an impact on the business community
in our country and has so far attracted nearly 1,000 participants. This
year's National Conference will be held on September 17 at 6.00 pm at
the Waters' Edge.
The Chief Guest will be the High Commissioner of Australia for Sri
Lanka Mrs. Kathy Klugman and the Guest of Honour will be Chief Executive
Officer of Commercial Bank of Ceylon PLC Amitha Gooneratne who will
deliver the keynote speech.
This year's theme is titled "Leading a New Beginning".
There would be four sessions held on September 18 by CEO of Dialog
Telekom PLC Sri Lanka, Dr. Hans Wijayasuriya, who will lead the first
session on 'Leaders and Market Makers'; CEO of American Links
International, B.P. Sharma will deliberate on 'Agile Organizations'.
Devanesan Evanson at FCCA and the Chief Market Operations Officer of
Bursa Malaysia, will conduct the third session on 'Making Corporate
Boards More Accountable'; The fourth session will be conducted by
Managing Director of PIETA Consulting Dr. Jeffrey Lim on 'Cash Alert'.
The fifth session will be conducted by ASEAN Practice leader of
Advisory Services of Ernst and Young Robert Cullen and we will speak the
forum on 'Common Cents'.
The sixth and final session will focus on 'Survive and Thrive', which
would be a panel discussion on how businesses can prosper and become
magnificent even during difficult times.
ICASL president Nishan Fernando said, "this is a much awaited event
of the corporate sector, and as anticipated by many would deliver
wonders for our business community'.
The burden of organizing this event was on the shoulders of the
National Conference Committee and its Chairman Sujeewa Rajapakse.