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Development that meets the entrepreneurship in a technology intensive context while processing of merging technology prowess and entrepreneurial talents and skills defines technopreneurial development. The ability of present to uphold this core value of technopreneurial development has so far not shown to be at a recognizable level. Research focused on value addition is therefore imperative in generating new knowledge, products, services and processes which are vital to devise new strategies to steer current resource base in order to protect, promote and to achieve key ideas of technopreneurial development. Having realized this fundamental concept in facing societal challenges in the 21st century, Uva Wellassa University wishes to call for abstract for its 1st International Research Symposium on the theme “Global Trends Towards Technopreneurial Development”.

  • Stimulating research on value addition towards achieving technopreneurial development and opulence
  • Creating platform for staging research findings and a forum for exchanging views for wider interaction among scholars
  • Exploring opportunities for interactions and collaborations with industries, researchers and other stakeholders.

CHIEF GUEST

PROFESSOR B. MARAMBE

Prof. Buddhi Marambe is currently Professor in Weed Science at the Department of Crop Science, Faculty of Agriculture and the Chairman of the Board of Study in Crop Science, Postgraduate Institute of Agriculture (PGIA), University of Peradeniya. Being the former Dean of the Faculty of Agriculture, former Head of the Department of Crop Science, and former Director of the Agriculture Education Unit (AEU), Prof. Marambe has been actively involved in and contributed significantly to the betterment of the agriculture education, research and developmental programmes at national and regional levels.
He is the Chairman of the National Experts Committee on Climate Change Adaptation (NECCCA), Chairman of the National Invasive Species Specialist Group (NISSG) and a Member of the National Bio Diversity Experts Committee (NBDEC) of the Ministry of Mahaweli Development & Environment, Chairman of the Sectorial Committee on Agriculture of the Sri Lanka Standards Institute (SLSI), and a Member of the National Plant Protection Committee (NPPC) of the Sri Lanka Council for Agriculture Research Policy (SLCARP). Professor Marambe has also being appointed by the University Grants Commission (UGC) to the Governing Council of the Rajarata University of Sri Lanka for the period March 2015 to February 2018.

KEY NOTE SPEAKERS

PROFESSOR KIRSTEN BENKENDORFF

Dr. Benkendorff is currently professor of Southern Cross University , Australia. Benkendorff's research program is focused on the bioresource value of marine molluscs. She has made significant contributions towards the development of marine molluscs as indicators for assessing human impacts on intertidal reefs.

PROFESSOR CHEORUN JO

Dr. Cheorun Jo is currently professor of Agricultural Biotechnology at Seoul National University, Seoul, South Korea. He is a muscle food scientist and his research interest is the production of value-added high quality products of animal origin.

PROFESSOR LI CHENG

Prof. Li Cheng is a Professor of Tourism Management at the School of Tourism in Sichuan University.He is the present Director at Research Laboratory for Interdisciplinary Tourism Research and Development and the founder of Center for South Asian Infrastructure Development Research Unit. Prof. Li is also the Editor in Chief of International Journal of Tourism Anthropology. His research interests are tourism and sustainable development,community development through tourism and cultural and heritage tourism.

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