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Lalith Gamage

Prof. Lalith Gamage

Chairman - ICTA

BIOGRAPHY

Professor Lalith Gamage was the chief architect in establishing the Sri Lanka Institute of Information Technology (SLIIT) in 1999 and is currently holding the position of its Vice Chancellor and CEO. In 2000 he won The Outstanding Young Person of the year (TOYP) award for Academic Leadership. Professor Gamage is an Affiliate Professor of the University of British Columbia, Canada.

He contributed to promoting the IT industry and served the government of Sri Lanka as the Chairman of Lanka Software Foundation (LSF), Chairman of Arthur C. Clarke Institute for Modern Technologies (ACCIMT), Chairman of the ICT Cluster and the Executive Director of Trade Information Network of Sri Lanka Export Development Board. Prof. Gamage also took the lead in establishing Sri Lanka’s first technology incubator, Conceptnursery which has produced a large number of successful technology companies.

He is also the Founding President of Sri Lanka Association of Non-State Higher Education Institutes (SLANSHEI).

Professor Gamage is an Electronic and Telecommunication Engineering graduate from the University of Moratuwa and holds a PhD from the University of British Columbia, Canada. His research areas include Computer Vision, Artificial Intelligence, Robotics and Evolutionary Computing.

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Speeches by Prof. Lalith Gamage

Jun 09, 2021

9:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Digital Economy Roadmap

Jun 09, 2021

8:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Digital Economy Roadmap