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The Coordinating Secretariat for Science, Technology and Innovation (COSTI) was established on February 1, 2013 as mandated by the cabinet decision of September 9, 2011 with the specific aim of coordination and monitoring of Science,
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International Conference on Sustainable Built Environment ICSBE-2014

12-15 December, 2014

Session on “Housing for Sustainable Built Environment”

 

Date: December 13, 2014

Time: 01.30 pm to 03.30 pm

Earl’s Regency Hotel, Kandy

 

 

Session Chair:     Prof. Ajith de Alwis, Programme Director, COSTI

Facilitator:           Wg. Cdr. Damith Chandrasekera, Programme Director-COSTI

Session Plan

 

01.30 pm– 01.35pm

 

Welcome and objectives

Prof. Ajith De Alwis, Project Director - COSTI

 

01.35 pm – 01.55 pm

 

Incorporation of STI for Sustainable Built Environment, Dr. Ravihansa Chandratilake, University of Moratuwa

 

01.55 pm – 02.15 pm

 

 

National Housing Policy of Sri Lanka, Mr. Lakvijaya Palansooriya, Consultant, Janasevana Secretariat / Mr. K.A. Thilakaratne, Additional Secretary, Ministry of Construction, Engineering Services, Housing & Common Amenities, Mr. H.M. Dayananda, GM, Reel Company

 

02.15 pm – 02.35 pm

 

Spatial Solutions for Communities and Management in Plantations,Dr. Manitha Weerasuriya Managing Director, IIDT, EML Consultants(Pvt.)Ltd.,/ Nader R. Elhajj,Frame Cad Solutions

 

02.35 pm – 02.55 pm

 

SMART Housing Concept for Housing Sector in Sri Lanka, Mr. Udula Bandara Awsadahami

 

02.55 pm – 03.15 pm

 

Affordable Housing Designs and Materials, Mr. Ajantha Janaka, Deputy General Manager, NHDA

 

03.15 pm – 03.20 pm

 

Introduction to Virtual Institutes(VI) of “Housing for All” and Base Camp, Dr.Geetha Abeysinghe, Director- IT, COSTI 

 

03.20 pm – 3.30 pm

 

Panel Discussion

Prof. Ajith De Alwis, Project Director - COSTI 

       
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