23rd February 2023 12:19:17 Hours
The Sri Lanka Signal Corps (SLSC)-initiated first symposium of the series of scheduled 'Technological Seminars', themed ‘Precise Human - Technology Symmetry for Better Organizational Efficacy’ was inaugurated this morning (Feb 22) at the Multifunctional Hall at the Army Headquarters, headed by Lieutenant General Vikum Liyanage, Commander of the Army as the Chief Guest.
The seminar series were initiated on a conceptual notion of the Commander of the Army and under the guidance of Major General H.M.L.D Herath RSP VSV USP psc, Chief Signal Officer (CSO). Major General D.G.S Senarath Yapa RWP RSP ndu, Deputy Chief of Staff, together with the CSO warmly welcomed the Army Chief at the entrance.
Afterwards, the CSO delivered the welcome notes before the Army Chief made a few inaugural observations in the presence of the gathering. Colonel K.V.P Dhammika USP ptsc, Commanding Officer (CO), 12 SLSC introduced the first two speakers.
A few more than 160 island-wide Officers of all Army formations virtually joined the sessions.
Professor Sudath R. Munasinghe PhD conducted the first lecture of the first session under the topic ‘Acquisition and Adoption of Advanced Communication Technology Enhances Organizational Efficiency’. The next contribution to the inaugural session was made by Dr Parakum Pathirana PhD on the theme, ‘Mandatory Defence of Critical Military Infrastructure in the Cyber Domain to Launch National Cyber Operations’. The CO 12 SLSC as the third speaker dwelt on the topic, ‘Military-Technology Status quo: Where We Are’.
Later, a question and answer session ensued before Major General K.A.W.S Ratnayake ndu, who conducted the final lecture on ‘Recap and Link to Future - Revolutionary AI Applications re-demarcate Intelligence and Security’. Towards the end of the sessions, guest lecturers received tokens of appreciation from the CSO.
Major General S.U.M.N Manage WWV RWP RSP psc, Director General General Staff, Major General W.B.S.M Abeysekera RSP USP, Director General Financial Management, Major General A.C Lamahewa WWV RWP RSP, Director General Infantry, Senior Officers, and Officers participated in the event.