YSF Day programme

  Activity Day for Scientists  
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Organized by
The Young Scientists Forum (YSF)
National Science and Technology Commission
Saturday 20th December 2014
National Science Foundation

5/47, Vidya Mawatha, Colombo 7

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        All are Welcome
08.30 - 09.00 a.m. Registration
09.00 - 09.05 a.m. Welcome speech - Chairman, Young Scientists Forum
09.05 - 09.10 a.m. Address by Director, NASTEC
09.15 - 10.00 a.m. Key Note Address: “Sustainability of Scientists: Science, Research, Money and Family”

Prof. Ranjith Dissanayake
Head/ Department of Civil Engineering
Faculty of Engineering, University of Peradeniya

10.00 - 10.30 a.m. Tea
10.30 - 10.45 a.m. Improve your language skills  
  Dr. (Mrs) Vindya Basnayake
Deputy Director Plant Virus Indexing Unit,
Department of Agriculture
10.45 - 11.15 a.m. Are you good at team-work in science?  
  Dr. Prabhath Karunanayake
Head – Human Resource Division, Access Engineering
11.15 - 11.30 a.m. Accreditation for Scientists  
  Mr. G.D. Ruwan Kumara
Technical Assessor, Sri Lanka Accreditation Board
Public Affairs, Communications and Scientific & Regulatory Affairs Manager
Coca-Cola Beverages Sri Lanka Ltd.
11.30 - 12.00 noon. Professionalism  

Mrs. Sunethra Jayarathne Nugawela
CEO, Sri Lanka Academy of Administrative Professionals

12.00 - 12.15 p.m.. Simple nanotechnolgical applications for ‘new generation’ scientists  
  Mr. Manju Gunawardena
Consultant/ Senior Scientist
Sri Lanka Institute of Nanotechnology (SLINTEC)
12.15 - 12.45 p.m. Collaborative research culture for better funding opportunities  
  Dr. Suranga Kodithuwakku
Department of Animal ScienceFaculty of Agriculture, 
University of Peradeniya
12.45 - 01.30 p.m. Lunch
 01.30 - 02.30 p.m. Improve your non-verbal communication skills  
  Dr. Chalinda Beneragama
Director, Staff Development Center, University of Peradeniya
02.45 - 04.00 p.m. Musical Programme with Health Break

Registration Fee - Rs. 500/ participant

Please conform your participation before 18th December 2014

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