(L-R) Aruna Alwis, Secretary/CEO - CA Sri Lanka; Heshana Kuruppu, Chairman - National Conference Committee 2015; Arjuna Herath, President - CA Sri Lanka; Lasantha Wickremasinghe, Vice President - CA Sri Lanka, and Nandika Buddhipala, Chairman - National Conference Technical Committee 2015

With globalization, liberalization of economies and technological advancements bearing a considerable impact on the world we live in, which has also led to the transformation of businesses across the globe, the 36th National Conference of Chartered Accountants will take the lead to inspire Sri Lankan businesses on the importance of ‘collaboration’ to help foster closer and sustainable partnerships with their service providers, employees and even competitors in order to achieve holistic business excellence.

The theme of this year’s conference ‘Catalyst 15: Collaborate to Compete’ was unveiled at a press conference organized by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka (CA Sri Lanka), which was attended by the President of CA Sri Lanka, Arjuna Herath, Vice President Lasantha Wickremasinghe, Chairman of the National Conference Committee Heshana Kuruppu, Chairman of the National Conference Technical Committee Nandika Buddhipala and CEO of CA Sri Lanka, Aruna Alwis.

The conference will be held from 04th to 06th November 2015 at the Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall (BMICH), Colombo.

Over the past 35 years, the conference has built a reputation as a business summit that provokes thoughts and spurs insights into broad economic and business issues; apart from its core emphasis on finance related topics.

This year the conference will accommodate up to 1500 participants including high profile business leaders at the venue, while the proceedings of the conference will also be transmitted live via webcast for the convenience of over 2000 overseas and local members of CA Sri Lanka who are unable to participant at the conference physically.