"The 2nd Edition of dynamicCIO Sri Lanka Digital Dialogue (SLDD) 2019 promises to be bigger, better and more engaging than last year.
The theme for this year’s SLDD 2019 program is “Creating Winning Strategies for a “Digital First” Organisation.
Similar to 2018, SLDD will see the confluence of top Sri Lanka CIOs and IT Leadership from across sectors, Technology Vendors, and other strategic partners discussing the strategies for creating a “Digital First” organisation.
dynamicCIO celebrates achievements of Digital leadership in Sri Lanka and will felicitate CIOs and Technology Leaders in the following two categories:
Digital Maestros (25)
- For implementing technologies to solve business challenges
- For process re-engineering and strategic reformation to adopt digital first
Felicitating Digital Wizards (3)
- For top CIOs/CDOs/IT Leaders demonstrating digital maturity through an omni-channel Digital strategy
Award nominations are now closed.
Thilina PandukaCIO and Head of IT Ministry of Skills Development & Vocational Training
Madu RatnayakeCIO Virtusa
L. Sajith SameeraChief Information Officer Nations Trust Bank PLC
Rajesh KumarVice President & Head of Marketing - India Region UiPath
Ramesh ShanmuganathanExecutive VP and Group CIO John Keells Holdings
Sandeep BhambureMD Veeam, India & SAARC
Chamara PereraHead - IT SriLankan Airlines
Sandun HapugodaHead - Digital Payments Sri Lanka & Maldives, Mastercard
Gayan WickramasingheHead - IT Abans Finance
Jayaraj SayanthanCIO David Pieris Group
Janaka BandaraHead - IT and Cybersecurity Cashwagon
Nuwan HettiarachchiHead - IT Continental Insurance Lanka Limited
|09:00AM - 10:00AM||Registration & Networking|
|10:00AM - 10:45AM||SLDD Keynote Panel: Digital Technologies Driving Innovation & Economic Growth||Panelists:
Thilina Panduka, CIO and Head - IT, Ministry of Skills Development & Vocational Training
Madu Ratnayake, CIO, Virtusa
L Sajith Sameera, CIO, Nations Trust Bank PLC
Samagi Rajakaruna, Assistant Director - ICT, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Sri Lanka
Laksiri Lokuhewage, Director - IT & MIS, Public Utilities Commission of Sri Lanka
Rajesh Kumar, Vice President & Head of Marketing - India Region, UiPath
Rahul Neel Mani, Editor, dynamicCIO.com
|10:45AM - 11:15AM||Technology Session: Automation First Era - Revolutionize Digital Transformation with RPA||Manish Bharti, Senior Vice President, Global Accounts, UiPath|
|11.15 - 11.30 AM||Networking & Tea Break|
|11:30 - 12:15 PM||Strategic Keynote: Building a Digital First Organisation: The Approach, Challenges & Opportunities||Ramesh Shanmuganathan, Executive VP and Group CIO, John Keells Holdings PLC|
|12:15 - 12:45 PM||Technology Session: Availability for the Hybrid Cloud Environment|
|12:45 - 1:15 PM||Expert Session: Business Model Innovation Using Digital Technologies||Pathum Tiranga Fernando, Director - Global Client Services Delivery, nCinga Innovations|
|1:15 - 2:00 PM||Lunch Break & Networking Session|
|2:00 - 2:45 PM||Technology Panel: New Digital Technologies Resulting in New Revenue Models: Are CIOs Bold Enough to Adapt?||Panelists:
Zaheer Meeran, Head - IT, Habib Bank Ltd.
Brian Gooneratne, Head - ICT, Candor Holdings Sri Lanka
Samath Fernando, CIO, Hirdaramani Group
Sandun Hapugoda, Head - Digital Payments, Sri Lanka & Maldives, Mastercard
Gayan Wickramasinghe, CTO, Abans Finance PLC
Rahul Neel Mani, Editor, dynamicCIO.com
|2:45 - 3:15 PM||CIO Case File: Digital Transformation at Mobitel||Saman Perera, Group CIO, Mobitel|
|3:15 - 3:45 PM||CIO Case File: Digital Transformation at Janashakthi Insurance||K V Kuganathan, Head - IT, Janashakthi Insurance PLC|
|3:45 - 4:10 PM||Networking & Tea Break|
|4:10 - 4:50 PM||Security Panel: Is Cybersecurity a Roadblock for Digital Transformation?||Panelists:
Jayaraj Sayanthan, CIO, David Pieris Group
Janaka Bandara, Head - IT and Cybersecurity, CashWagon
Eranga Perera, Head - IT, Jubilant FoodWorks Lanka (Pvt.) Ltd.
Nuwan Hettiarachchi, Head - IT, Continental Insurance Lanka Ltd.
Darshana Hettiarachchi, VP and CIO, Nutioils
Sujit Christy, Director, Layers-7
|4:50 - 5:20 PM||CIO Case File: Digital Transformation at SriLankan Airlines||Chamara Perera, Head - IT, SriLankan Airlines|
|5:20 - 6:15 PM||NETWORKING & HIGH TEA|
|05:10 PM - 06:00 PM||Networking & High Tea:|
|6:15 PM onwards||Sri Lanka Digital Maestro Awards & Dinner Reception|