IESL Ray Wijewardene Memorial Lecture 2018

02 Nov 2018 3:40 PM | IESL (Administrator)

The annual Ray Wijewardene Memorial Lecture for the year 2018 was held at the Wimalasurendra Auditorium of the Institution of Engineers, Sri Lanka (IESL) on Monday, 29th October, 2018.  Mr. Kris Canekeratne – Cofounder Chairman / CEO of Vitusa Corporation headquartered in US delivered this year’s lecture on the topic ‘Creating a Culture of Innovation' which dealt with how to integrate the culture of innovation in to wider society making innovation relevant not only to business and education but also to life itself.


The memorial lecture was organized jointly by the Institution of Engineers, Sri Lanka and Ray Wjewardene Charitable Trust, a  charitable organization established for the promotion of the vision and ideas of Late Dr. Ray Wijewardene . The lecture was preceded by the traditional lighting of the Oil Lamp and garlanding of the portrait of Late Dr Ray Wijewardene by the President of  the IESL,  Eng. (Prof.) T.M. Pallewatta. The Late Dr. Ray Wijewardene  Memorial Lecture was  first held in 2011 and this is the 8th lecture of its kind to held. Welcoming the capacity audience that attended  Eng. (Prof.) T.M. Pallewatta described the Late Dr. Ray Wijewardene as a person who excelled in many human endeavors.  Prof. Malik Ranasinghe, Chairman of the Ray Wijewardene Charitable Trust briefed the audience  about  the work that the Trust is involved in promoting the vision and ideas of Late Dr. Ray Wijewardene



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