The purpose of  World Telecommunication and Information Society Day (WTISD) is to help raise awareness of the possibilities that the use of the Internet and other information and communication technologies (ICT) can bring to societies and economies, as well as of ways to bridge the digital divide. 17 May marks the anniversary of the signing of the first International Telegraph Convention and the creation of the International Telecommunication Union.




8.30a.m-9.00a.m    -    Registration
9.00a.m-9.05a.m    -    Hoisting Flags
9.05a.m-9.10a.m    -    Playing of the National Anthem
9.10a.m-9.15a.m    -    Welcome Speech by Mr. Anusha Palpita, Director General /TRCSL
9.15a.m-9.20a.m    -    ITU Secretary General’s Message (Video)
9.20a.m-9.35a.m    -    Presentation by Professor. J. M. S. J. Bandara
                                  (University of Moratuwa)

9.35a.m-9.50a.m         -    Presentation by Mr. Janaka Abeysinghe
                                       (General Manager/Enterprise Sales – Sri Lanka Telecom PLC)

9.50a.m-10.05a.m       -   Presentation by Mr. Mahesh Halankar
                                     (Chief Technology Officer- Bharti Airtel Lanka (Pvt) Ltd

10.05a.m- 10.20a.m    -    Presentation by Mr. Charitha Ratwatte
                                      (Chief Manager/Sustainability & Co. Affairs -Dialog Axiata PLC)

10.20a.m-10.35a.m    -    Presentation by Mr.  Dhamitu Kirtisinghe
                                     (Manager Product Development- Mobitel (Pvt) Ltd)

10.35a.m- 10.40a.m    -   Vote of Thanks by Mr. Mohan Jayasekera /Director Policy,