Join us for the first-ever SLASSCOM Innovation Summit - "Celebrate Ingenuity!" to be held at the Cinnamon Grand Hotel, Colombo on Thursday, 14th June 2018.
The event will feature Dr Soumitra Dutta, a Professor of Management at the Cornell SC Johnson College of Business as a keynote speaker. He is the publisher of the Global Innovation Index in collaboration with WIPO.
The event will consist of three main segments:
9:00 AM – 2:00 PM – Main conference and awards
3:30 PM – 5:30 PM – Briefing to Government Officials and Academia on boosting the Innovation Index of Sri Lanka (Invitees only)
7:00 PM – 9:00 PM – Networking and cocktails
Professor of Management at Cornell University
Senior Lecturer and Director Emerging Markets Institute of SC Johnson School of Management
Founder & Chairman of Kapruka.com
Co-Founder of Venture Frontier Lanka
President and CEO of Codegen
Advisor at Ministry of Development Strategies and International Trade (MoDSIT)
Former Dean and currently a Professor of Management at the SC Johnson College of Business, Cornell University. He is the co-editor of the Global Information Technology Report, published by the World Economic Forum and the founder of the Global Innovation Index, published by the World Intellectual Property Organization - two influential reports in technology and innovation policy. Previously, he has served for over two decades as the Roland Berger Chaired Professor of Business and Technology at INSEAD in Fontainebleau, France.More information about speaker
Lourdes Casanova, Senior Lecturer and Director Emerging Markets Institute, SC Johnson School of Management, Cornell University, formerly at INSEAD, specializes in international business with focus on emerging markets multinationals. Awarded in 2014 and 2015 one of the 50 most influential Iberoamerican intellectuals and in 2017 one of the 30 most influential Iberoamerican women intellectuals by Esglobal. Faculty Fellow at the Atkinson Center for a Sustainable Future. Fulbright Scholar with Master degree from University of Southern California and PhD from University of Barcelona. Taught, directed executive programs at INSEAD for senior managers including Telefónica, BBVA and Cemex and Brazilian Confederation of Industries.More information about speaker
Panel discussion moderated by Anushka Wijesinhe, Advisor - Ministry of Development Strategies and International Trade (MoDSIT), Government of Sri Lanka.
* Ticketed separately
Cinnamon Grand Colombo
Galle Road 77
Colombo, Western Province, Sri Lanka
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