The Official E-Newsletter of the Institution of Engineers Sri Lanka   |  Issue 53 - April 2021

IESL YMS Technical Conference 2021 : Call for Abstracts

By Young Members’ section (YMS)


Technical conference of Young Members’ Section(YMS) - The Institution of Engineers, Sri Lanka (IESL) will be held in October 2021 in parallel to the IESL Annual Sessions. It is a great opportunity for all young engineering professionals below 35 years age including student members of IESL to present their technical papers and discuss engineering related topics with industry professionals and academia.

IESL YMS Technical Conference 2020 - Recap

Submission Guidelines:

All papers must be original and not simultaneously submitted to another journal or conference. Accepted submissions will later be published in the YMS Digital Proceedings Volume.

Papers from the following categories are welcome:

  1. Aeronautical Engineering
  2. Biomedical Engineering
  3. Chemical Engineering
  4. Civil Engineering
  5. Computer Science Engineering
  6. Electrical, Electronic and Telecommunication Engineering
  7. Marine Engineering
  8. Mechanical Engineering
  9. Engineering Management / Manufacturing / Sustainable built environment

Authors are invited to submit their abstracts to IESL Young Members’ Conference. The review process is carried out using the double-blinded method. Therefore, when submitting the abstracts, authors are requested not to enter the author names and affiliations.

Closing date for submission of abstracts is 30th of April 2021. Notification of the acceptance of the abstracts will be sent on or before 31st of May 2021.

Eligibility : Since YMS technical conference aims to encourage young members, at least one author (except supervisor(s)) must be a young member (below 35 years old to the date of abstract submission). Further, the accepted paper(s) should be presented at the conference only by a young member.

Important Dates:
Closing date for submission of abstracts                      - 30th April 2021
Notification of acceptance of abstracts                         - 31st May 2021
Closing date for submission of full paper                      - 15th July 2021
Notification of acceptance of full papers                       - 22nd August 2021
Date of Conference                                                       - October 2021


Three best papers will be awarded based on overall performance, theoretical aspects, and a solution for an existing engineering issue. The best paper will be entitled to the prestigious late Eng. Chandrasena Award.

Abstract Submission Link

Easychair submission link – Abstracts submission open on 01st of April 2021
Click Here -

Conference Chairperson

Dr. Samal Dharmarathna, Faculty of Engineering, University of Peradeniya

Organizing Committee

Eng. Damith Dissanayake
Eng. Randitha Rajapaksha
Eng. Pasindu Perera
Eng. Nalin Ekanayake

All inquiries about submissions should be emailed to
Telephone - 2698426, ext- 207,232
Eng. Damith Dissanayaka, Chairman, YMS – 0718501274
Eng. Nalin Ekanayake, Editor, YMS - 0719518525

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