Symposium Programme

Friday, 30th June 2017

World Construction Symposium 2017
First Day

09.00 a.m. Symposium Registration
09.30 a.m. Symposium Inauguration
09.40 a.m. Welcome address by CIOB President – Dr. Rohan Karunaratne
09.50 a.m. Address by Vice Chancellor, University of Moratuwa – Prof. Ananda Jayawardane
10.05 a.m. Address by Guest of Honour
10.20 a.m. Address by Chief Guest
10.40 a.m. Keynote Address on “Public Private Partnership for Health & Long-Term Care of Older People: Ageing-in-Place” – Prof. Akintola Akintoye
11.10 a.m. Address by BEPAM Editor-in- Chief – Prof. Mohan Kumaraswamy
11.30 a.m. Keynote Address on “The Carbon Imperative in the Built Environment Sustainability Agenda” – Prof. Srinath Perera
12.00 a.m. Speech By Associate Partners – Prof. Andrew Ross
12.10 noon Vote of Thanks by Hon. Secretary, CIOB – Eng. Saliya Kaluarachchi
12.15 p.m. End of Symposium Inauguration
12.20 p.m. Symposium Photograph
12.30 p.m. Lunch
01.30 p.m. Parallel Session 1
03.00 p.m. Tea/Coffee Break
03.30 p.m. Parallel Session 2

Saturday, 1st July 2017

World Construction Symposium 2017
Second Day

09.00 a.m. Parallel Session 3
10.30 a.m. Tea/Coffee Break
11.00 a.m. Parallel Session 4
12.30 p.m. Lunch
01.30 p.m. Panel Discussion on “The GOOD, the BAD and the OPTIMAL: Greening Potential, Grey areas and Life-cycle Best Value”
03.00 p.m. Rapporteur’s Report
03.10 p.m. Announcing the Award Winners
03.15 p.m. Vote of Thanks by Scientific Committee Co-Chairperson
03.20 p.m. Tea/Coffee Break
03.30 p.m. End of Programme

Saturday, 1st July 2017

Fellowship and Awards Night at Ramada Hotel

07.00 p.m. Fellowship and Awards Night

Sunday, 2nd July 2017

Excursion for the foreign participants

06.30 a.m. Excursion for foreign participants