The 20th Sri Lanka Economic Summit organised by the Ceylon Chamber of Commerce will be held on 1 and 2 December in a virtual format for the first time in its history. The theme of the Summit is ‘Roadmap for Take-Off: Driving a People-Centric Economic Revival’.
The country’s foremost economic summit will see key policymakers, business leaders as well as the input of top international thought leaders and experts coming together to identify the steps in developing a Roadmap for Take-off. The theme is reflective of the need to accelerate the economic recovery post the pandemic and focus on key levers to drive a people-centric economic revival.
Each session has an international speaker to provide the participants with a unique global/regional perspective on the topic. Day 1 will see Standard Chartered Bank Global Head, Research and Chief Strategist Eric Robertsen provide views on the global economy in Session 1. Session 2 would have Ernst & Young Asia Pacific Deputy Area Managing Partner Harsha Basnayake speak on the role of private sector in driving economic recovery citing regional examples. PricewaterhouseCoopers (Vietnam) Partner – Head of Deals/Strategy Nguyen Luong Hien will speak in Session 3 on how the industrial sector grew in Vietnam acting as a catalyst to stimulate rapid economic growth. The last session on Day 1 will be on the role of Tech in driving economic recovery and the international speaker will be Digital India Foundation Head and Co-Founder Arvind Gupta, who is a leading innovation evangelist and former CEO of MyGov India.
Day 2 of the summit, will cover sessions on efficient Government and SOEs and will feature Khazanah Nasional Berhad Former Managing Director Tan Sri Dato’ Azman Mokhtar, while sessions on Agriculture and Tourism will feature International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) Representative – South Asia Dr. Nafees Meah and Twenty31 Consulting Inc. Partner Oliver Martin respectively.
Participants have the opportunity to register for the entire two-day summit or pick the sessions of their choice. The Chamber looks forward to delivering a unique, digitally transformed experience to all participants this year. Registrations for the event are now open. For further information, please contact Niroshini on email@example.com or 0115588852; or Alikie on firstname.lastname@example.org or 0115588805.