Regional Cluster Development Program to Nurture Digital Technology Awareness and Adoption in the Southern Region

Virtual forum to be held on 20th and 21st August 2021

ICTA will conduct a two-day forum in collaboration with the Ministry of Technology, Telecommunication Regulatory Commission(TRCSL), Telecommunications Partners, and Industry partners. The forum’s main objective is to create awareness about the country’s national digital transformation plan and engage with regional stakeholders to create a conducive environment in the Southern province for digital technology development.

The Southern Province Forum is the second of the five regional cluster development programs planned in the Western Province, Southern Province, Eastern Province, Central province, and Nothern Province.

The forum will bring together key stakeholders in the region on to one discussion platform.
Representatives from government agencies, Telecommunications and Technology industry officials, SME and Start-up community, Southern Province Chamber of Commerce and Education Industry Officials will be part of the discussuion forum.

Relevant and timely topics such as the Vision for Digital Sri Lanka, The ICTA Strategy in Driving Digital Transformation, Digital Economy and the role of the Southern Cluster, and the way forward in Driving Digital Transformation will be discussed, among the many other topics planned for discussion.

Mr. Jayatha De Silva- Secretary to the Ministry of Technology, Mr.Oshada Senanayake- Chairman ICTA, Eng. Mahinda B.Herath- CEO ICTA, Senior Representatives from Dialog Axiata PLC, SLT Mobitel (Pvt) Ltd, Bharti Airtel Lanka (Pvt) Ltd, Hutchison Telecommunication Lanka (Pvt) Ltd, and Lanka Bell Ltd. will participate at the forum. Senior representatives from the Technology Industry representing SLASSCOM, FITIS, BCS, CSSL, SLINTECH and, SLIBTECH will share their insights at the forum as well.

The District Secretaries, Divisional Secretaries and Chambers have extended their fullest corporation to make this event a success.

ICTA welcomes all those interested to join the virtual forum on 20th and 21st August via zoom. – Please send your name and email to [email protected] with subject line – ‘Southern Province Road Show’

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