Keynote Speakers

Opening Plenary – Emerging NRENs

Rene Buch

Former CEO NORDUnet

Snr. Prof. Sampath Amarathunga

Chairman of University Grants Commission Sri Lanka,
Former Vice-chancellor of the University of Jayawardenepura

Conference – AI and HPC: Better Together

Dr. Ryousei Takano

Senior Researcher of the Institute of
Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST), Japan

Prof. Simon See

Senior Director, Chief Solution Architect, and Global Head,
NVIDIA AI Technology Center, NVIDIA Corporation

Closing Plenary – Rebuilding Sri Lanka through Agriculture, Innovation and Technology

Snr. Prof. Ranjith Senaratne

Chairman, National Science Foundation Sri Lanka, Senior Professor of Crop Science, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Ruhuna,
Former Vice Chancellor, University of Ruhuna

Snr. Prof. Udith K. Jayasinghe Mudalige

Vice Chancellor of Wayamba University of Sri Lanka,
Senior Professor (Chair) of Agribusiness Management Department, Wayamba University of Sri Lanka,
Former Secretary to the Ministry of Agriculture