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Young Members’ Technical Conference 2020


YMS2020: Young Members Section 2020

Colombo, Sri Lanka, October, 2020

Technical conference of Young Members’ section - The Institution of Engineers, Sri Lanka (YMS - IESL) will be held in October 2020 along with IESL Annual Sessions. It is an opportunity for all young members of IESL to present their technical papers and discuss engineering related topics with industry professionals and academia.

Submission Guidelines:

All papers must be original and not simultaneously submitted to another journal or conference. Specially, you can submit your paper either to the IESL main sessions or to the YMS conference, and not to both. Papers from the following categories are welcome:

  • Aeronautical Engineering
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Computer Science Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Electronic and Telecommunication Engineering
  • Marine Engineering
  • Material Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering

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

Please upload the full paper prepared in MSWord format through “EasyChair''. Since MSWord documents may distort your figures and tables with different versions, it is advisable to send a PDF version of the full paper to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. as well. Please include the submission number in all correspondence. 

Since the full paper will be double-blind reviewed (i.e., the details of the authors are not provided to reviewers, and reviewers’ details will not be known to the authors), please DO NOT include the Authors’ names and their affiliations in the full paper.

For the further details, please read the instructions carefully which was given in the accepted email and follow the instructions properly.

Notification of the acceptance of the full paper will be sent on or before 31st of August 2020.

Camera ready paper

You should submit the final camera ready paper on or before 11th of September 2020. All accepted papers are to be presented at the “Technical conference of YMS – IESL” which will be held in October 2020.

Note: Since the conference encourages young members, at least one author (except supervisor) must be a young member (below 35 years old). 
Further, the accepted paper should be presented at the conference only by a young member. 

Schedule of key dates:

Last date for receipt of abstracts                                 - 15th May 2020

Notification of acceptance                                           - 30th May 2020

Last date for submission of full paper                         - 30th June 2020

Notification of the acceptance of the full paper           - 31st August 2020

Last date for submission of Camera ready paper      - 11th September 2020

Presentations of accepted papers                              - October 2020


Best paper award

Best paper based on the marks given by referees and judges at the presentation will be entitled to the prestigious late Eng. Chandrasena Award.


Formats and agreement forms

Full paper format - https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1_yDoYB_mCfoOczggoQc2Rovu3DX9uTX0?usp=sharing

Agreement form - https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1Ze-XUh3MITFtRhjoF6VzGIdLZwP3lrFZ?usp=sharing

Easychair submission link - https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=youngmemberssection2



Program Committee

Dr. Ishani Dias

Eng. Jayantha Dayananda

Eng. Nadeera Sugandi


Organizing committee

B. Danthasinghe

A. S. C. Samarasinghe



E.M.A.G.N.C. Ekanayake

J.M.D.S. Jeewandara 

W.M.C.S.B Walisundara

H.K.K.S. Gunaweera

M.T. Gunasekara


H.M.N.A Herath

K.T.R. Wickramasinghe

M.Y.L. Salgado

K.M.W.O.V. Jayawardane



All inquiries about submissions should be emailed to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Telephone - 2698426, ext- 207,232 or Eng. Navodana Kankanamge, YMS Chairman - 0716876676


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