Technical Sessions 2015The 3rd Annual Technical Session of IQSSL was successfully held on 1st of October 2015 from at the Committee Room ‘B’ of BMICH. Around 400 participants, including construction industry professionals and students from state and private educational institutions attended the event. It was held under the theme “Construction Cost Impact on Investment: Cause and Effect.”

Chairman of Board of Investments, Mr. Upul Jayasooriya graced the occasion as Chief Guest. Ch. QS. Mr. Lakshman Ramanayake was the Key Note Speaker. President of IQSSL, Ch. QS. Mr. Nishantha Wickramasinghe delivered the welcome speech.

Ch. QS. Mr. Lakshman Ramanayake in his Key Note Address highlighted the relevance of construction cost towards major investments such as infrastructure development projects. The Chief Guest, Mr. Upul Jayasooriya stressed on importance of investigating financial misappropriations which severely affect construction costs in major infrastructure development projects.

The panel discussion was held with the participation of Ch. QS. Mr. Upul Shantha, Ch. QS. Mr. Lalith Ratnayake, Ch. QS. Mr. Hemantha Aponso and Ch. QS. Mr. Lakshman Ramanayake. Ch. QS. Mr. Duleesha Wijesiri moderated the panel discussion. The discussion touched on areas such as reasons for high construction costs in Sri Lanka, effects of high construction cost on investment projects, use of alternative construction methods and procurement methods than traditional ones etc. Couple of poignant questions was raised by the audience as well, during the panel discussion.

The panel members were presented with mementos to appreciate their contribution for the informative discussion. There were also two presentations by the sponsors, ICC and Tokyo Cement. Secretary of IQSSL, Ch. QS. Mr. Indunil Seneviratne delivered the vote of thanks.

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All participants were presented with a certificate of participation and a souvenir booklet containing valuable articles published for the first time for this event.

The 3rd Annual Technical Session of IQSSL was successfully held on 1st of October 2015 from at the Committee Room ‘B’ of BMICH. Around 400 participants, including construction industry professionals and students from state and private educational institutions attended the event. It was held under the theme “Construction Cost Impact on Investment: Cause and Effect.”

Chairman of Board of Investments, Mr. Upul Jayasooriya graced the occasion as Chief Guest. Ch. QS. Mr. Lakshman Ramanayake was the Key Note Speaker. President of IQSSL, Ch. QS. Mr. Nishantha Wickramasinghe delivered the welcome speech.

Ch. QS. Mr. Lakshman Ramanayake in his Key Note Address highlighted the relevance of construction cost towards major investments such as infrastructure development projects. The Chief Guest, Mr. Upul Jayasooriya stressed on importance of investigating financial misappropriations which severely affect construction costs in major infrastructure development projects.

The panel discussion was held with the participation of Ch. QS. Mr. Upul Shantha, Ch. QS. Mr. Lalith Ratnayake, Ch. QS. Mr. Hemantha Aponso and Ch. QS. Mr. Lakshman Ramanayake. Ch. QS. Mr. Duleesha Wijesiri moderated the panel discussion. The discussion touched on areas such as reasons for high construction costs in Sri Lanka, effects of high construction cost on investment projects, use of alternative construction methods and procurement methods than traditional ones etc. Couple of poignant questions was raised by the audience as well, during the panel discussion.

The panel members were presented with mementos to appreciate their contribution for the informative discussion. There were also two presentations by the sponsors, ICC and Tokyo Cement. Secretary of IQSSL, Ch. QS. Mr. Indunil Seneviratne delivered the vote of thanks.

All participants were presented with a certificate of participation and a souvenir booklet containing valuable articles published for the first time for this event.