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Call for Abstracts : IESL Young Members Section Technical Conference 2021

YMS2021 : Young Members Section 2021


IESL Young Members' Technical Conference 2021 organized by the Young Members Section of The Institution of Engineers, Sri Lanka will be held through Zoom on 9th October 2021 from 8.00 am to 6.30 pm.

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Colombo, Sri Lanka, October, 2021

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.


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:

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

Extended Deadline for submission of abstracts – 15th of May 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 Extended to 15th of May 2021

Notification of acceptance of abstracts                      - 31st May 2021

Closing date for submission of full paper                   -10th August 2021

Notification of acceptance of full papers                    - 15th September 2021

Submission of camera ready copy                           -  30th September 2021

Date of Conference                                                    - 09th 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

Click Here -  https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=yms2021


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

Eng. P.M.G.D. Madusanka Herath
Mr. L. N. Dissanayake 
Mr. A. I. Tharamasinghe 
Mr. H.A.M.H.G.U.I.S Bandara
Ms. D.W.V.M. Perera 



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

Telephone - 2698426, ext- 207,232

Eng. Damith Dissanayaka, Chairman, YMS – 0718501274

Eng. Nalin Ekanayake, Editor, YMS - 0719518525



Young Members Section Technical Conference 2020

Proceedings of the Technical Conference 2020 - https://drive.google.com/file/d/1-RhVT2PNXtjGJoWqEdIKhVZvXkwIu1JU/view?usp=sharing

Recap of YMS Technical Conference 2020 - https://drive.google.com/file/d/1batStGranpKw9enqOOIK2EhKSYR0B5Rq/view?usp=sharing