Research

Teaching and research has been my passion in life.

I was fortunate to obtain working experience in important areas such as education, management, shipping, logistics, border management, and marketing. also, I secured academic qualification in each area and ensured I have updated knowledge to provide best services to the society. join with higher education institute provided me with immense opportunities to associate with many intellectuals and improve my research strengths. Currently I volunteer to serve in six editorial boards, as reviewer of 12 Journals. I have contributed as a session chairman in 6 conferences, served as a Panel Member in 6 seminars. I have participated in 4 International Projects, and 4 national projects. I prefer to have wider scope under my research direction including Education and Teaching, Commercial shipping, Logistics, Marketing, Maritime, Transport, Supply Chain Management, Tourism, Globalization, Customs and Border Management.

My Research publications in refereed journals, symposia, magazines, newspapers etc. contain 76 articles. I have written two books 8 on Logistics and Shipping. I have presented 27 papers in international conferences and invited talks 9. 5 Projects in Education and Research. My publications contain 20 Contributions and Acronyms. Received 2 Awards for papers published.

1. Executive Guest Editor – The Open Transportation Journal, The Netherlands.

2. Member of the Editorial board – Research Proceedings R4TLI for three consecutive years 2016, 2017 and 2018 of the Sri Lanka Society for Transport & Logistics (SLSTL)

3. Member of the Editorial board – CINEC Academic Journal 2018

4. Member of the editorial board – Journal of Shipping and Ocean Engineering David Publishing Company, New York, NY 10989, USA

5. Editorial Board Member – Science Publishing Group, 548 FASHION AVENUE, NEW YORK, NY 10018, U.S.A.

6. International Scientific committee – IEEE GOL’ 22 of Strasbourg University, France

1. Chief Reviewer from Sri Lanka for the Eastern Asia Society for Transportation Studies (EASTS)-ISC for 2019 EASTS Conference, International Scientific Committee, Eastern Asia Society for Transportation Studies.

2. Reviewer -International Journal of Shipping and Transport Logistics, Inderscience Publications – Switzerland

3. International Journal of Supply Chain and Operations Resilience, Inderscience Publications – Switzerland

4. Reviewer -Journal of Business and Economics (ISSN: 2155-7950) Academic Star Publishing Company – New York, NY 10017

5. Reviewer, Case Studies in Business and Management; Macrothink Institute; 5348 Vegas Dr.#825, Las Vegas, Nevada 89108, United States, Phone: 1-702-953-1852 ext.539, Fax: 1-702-420-2900, Email: csbm@macrothink.org, URL: http://csbm.macrothink.org

6. Indian Journal of Science and Technology; Editorial Office: Indian Society of Education and Environment, No:23 (New)-Neelkamal Apartment, Flat-14, 3rd Main Road, Gandhi Nagar, Adyar, Chennai-600 020, India, email: indjst@iseeadyar.org, phone: +91-44-24421011

7. Member of the Scientific and Technical Committee & Editorial Review Board on Humanities and Social Sciences of the World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology

8. Reviewer of the CINEC Academic Journal published by CINEC Campus, Malabe, Sri Lanka

9. Reviewer of the Research Proceedings R4TLI Sri Lanka Society for Transport & Logistics (SLSTL)

10. Reviewer of DAS Conference and Journal Management System

11. Reviewer of Springer Nature leading global research, educational and professional publishers, created in May 2015 through the combination of Nature Publishing Group, Palgrave Macmillan, Macmillan Education and Springer Science+ Business Media.

12. Reviewer of GOL’20 conference. gol20@easychair.org

13. Sustainable Development Research (SDR)-1050

1. Chairman of Academic Session D4 of “Container Shipping Management” Global Port Research Alliance GPRA -2015 -Hong Kong organized by the Shipping Research Centre of the Hong Polytechnic University.

2. Chairman of Freight Transport Session- Research for Transport & Logistics Industry -2016 Organised By Sri Lanka Society of Transport and Logistics in Association With Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport Sri Lanka.
3. Session chairman of the International Conference on “Social Entrepreneurship; Opportunity Identification and Value Creation for Emerging Economies (ICSE 2016)’. The Colombo International Nautical and Engineering College (CINEC) and the Colombo School of Business Management (CSBM) together with the Academy for Global Business Advancement (AGBA) Sri Lankan Chapter

4. Chairman of Track D.1 Maritime Transport session in the 2nd International Conference on Research of Transport and Logistics Industry 2017 organised By Sri Lanka Society of Transport and Logistics in Partnership with Walkers CML

5. Chairman of the sessions “Container Supply Chain and Multimodal Transportation: Impediments, Innovations and way forward in GOL confrence held in University of Le Havre, France in 2018.

6. Chairman for Session IV of the 21st International Conference on Transportation and Logistics Technology organized by the International Science Council on April 22, 2019 in Tokyo Japan.

1. The Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers, UK “Risks & Solutions in Handling Dangerous and Hazardous Cargo” held on 1st June 2017

2. German – Sri Lankan Logistic Conference, 3PL, 4PL, 5PL – Logistics of the future held in the Kingsbury Hotel, Colombo, Sri Lanka on 29th August 2019

3. Panel member: 5th International Tourism Research Conference and Tourism Leaders’ Summit on 27 and 28th September 2019 at the Bandaranayake Memorial International Conference Hall (BMICH), Colombo, Sri Lanka.

4. The Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers, UK “Are you adequately Knowledgeable on special cargo shipments” held on 22nd November 2017

5. Logistics Day 2016, Panel discussion held on 10th November 2016 at Oldendorf Auditorium at Colombo International Nautical Engineering College, Sri Lanka

6. Panel discussion on “Should Transport Solutions be more than Infrastructure Projects?’ Strategies for 2020-25” conducted by Sri Lanka Society for Logistics and Transport at the Institute of Engineers of Si Lanka held on 28th November 2019

1. Represent Sri Lanka on invitation by the Australian Government- Department of Education and Training- in the Indian Ocean Rim Association−(IORA) Project for development of transnational skills standards to support the maritime (port operations) sector in the Indian Ocean Rim. Australian Government- Department of Education and Training.

2. National coordinator of the Maritime Silk Road Joint Academic Research Centre jointly operated by Dalian Maritime University, China and CINEC Campus Sri Lanka

3. Event Chairman of the EASTS 2019, the 13th international conference of the Eastern Asia Society for Transportation Studies (EASTS) Japan, jointly organized by the Sri Lanka Society of Transport and Logistics (SLSTL)

4. “Enhancing the Power of Women in Logistics and Transport” Project assigned by the Transport Division of United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP)

1. Pioneered in making “Logistics” a par of school curriculum in secondary level education in Sri Lanka through various initiative such as Interschool Legists Quiz completion, Essay competition since 2014, and successfully achieved the goal in 2017.

2. Conducted many subject awareness programs for Advanced level teachers and students in schools to bridge the knowledge gap and to make the subject popular in the society.

3. Conducted many workshops on Research Methodology for Lecturers and students.

4. Conducted a formal Capacity building workshop and training for trainer (ToT) program for university lecturers on Scientific Teaching

Research publications

1. Edirisinghe, L., Jin, Z., & Wijeratne, A. (2018). The Reality of Container Exchange between Carriers: Clearing the Pathway to Virtual Container Pool. Transport Policy, 55-66.

2. Edirisinghe, L., Zhihong, J., & Wijeratne, A. (2015). Evaluation of Expected Payoff Through Container interchange between shipping lines: a solution to container inventory imbalance in Sri Lanka. Int. J. Logistics Systems and Management, 21(4), 503-533.

3. Edirisinghe, L., Jin, Z., & Wijeratne, A. (2018). Container Inventory Management: introducing the 3 F model. International Journal of Logistics Systems and Management, 31(3), 363 – 386.

4. Colombage, J., & Edirisinghe, L. (2018). Maritime trade-dependence of Bangladesh, Myanmar and Sri Lanka: Implications and way forward. Maritime Affairs: Journal of the National Maritime Foundation of India, 85-98.

5. Edirisinghe, L. (2017). Customs Harmonized System Coding; Simplifying the. OPA Journal, 61-64.

6. Edirisinghe, L. (2015). Enhancing the Power of Women in Logistics and Transport. Journal of Institute of Supply and Materials Management, 26(43 Anniversary).

7. Edirisinghe, L. (2014). Comprehensive Approach for International Customs Regulatory Framework for Sri Lanka. CINEC Academic Journal (pp. 35-44). Malabe: CINEC Maritime Campus.

8. Edirisinghe, L. (2017). Smart Container Inventory Management: A Conceptual Approach. CINEC Academic Journal, 2(1), 105-110.

9. Edirisinghe, L. (2017). Strategic Marketing Management in Container Shipping: application of Ten S Model. CINEC Academic Journal, 2(2017 in Press), 96-104.

10. Edirisinghe, L., & Rashika, M. (2017). A Contemporary Appraisal of the Employers’ Perception Regarding Values and Skills of Graduate Employees in Logistics and Transport Sector in Sri Lanka: A case Study. CINEC Academic Journal, 2(1), 90-95.

11. Edirisinghe, L. (2016). Virtual Container Pool: Solution to Container Inventory Management. Sri Lanka Navy: Logistics Conference Trincomalee 2016 Journal, 179-204.

12. Edirisinghe, L., Jin, Z., & Wijeratne, A. (2017). Minimizing the Container Inventory Imbalance through Collaboration Among Carriers. Sri Lanka Navy: Logistics Conference 2017- Journal, 1-

13. Edirisinghe, L. (2020). Leading the Children in Sri Lanka to Right Choice of Education. CINEC Academc Journal, 69-73.

14. Edirisinghe, L., Ranwala, L., & Siriwardena, S. (2021). Shaping the Education to Meet the Global Demands: Industrial Inclusiveness in University Curriculum. Sustainable Development Research, 28-38.

15. Edirisinghe, L., Siddhisena, K., Siriwardena, S., & Ranwala, L. (2022). Creating a Psychological Paradigm Shift in Students’ Choice for Tertiary Education in Sri Lanka: The Influence of Socioeconomic Factors. Journal of Educational Administration and Policy Studies.

16. Edirisinghe, L., Siriwardena, S., & Ranwala, L. (2021). Fundamental Prerequisites to Create a Psychological Paradigm Shift in Students’ Degree Choice. International Journal of Research -GRANTHAALAYAH, 386-405.

14. Chandrasiri, D., Edirisinghe, L., Ratnayake, W., & Mudunkotuwa, R. (2018). Terminal Selection by Shipping Lines: Identifying the Key Decisive Factors. Sri Lanka economics research conference. University of Sabragamuwa.

15. Edirisinghe, L. (2017). Regional Cooperation for Maritime Logistics:the commercial perspectives of Sri Lanka. Fostering Strategic Partnerships for Maritime Logistics (pp. 63-83). Trincomalee: Sri Lanka Navy.

16. Edirisinghe, L. (2017). The Influence of Logistics Competence in International Trade in Sri Lanka: A Contemporary Study. 6th International Conference of Sri Lanka Forum of University Economists (pp. 53-59). Mihintale: Rajarata University of Sri Lanka.

17. Edirisinghe, L. (2017). The Shipping and Logistics performance and its impact to the investments in Sri Lanka; A Contemporary appraisal. 14th International Conference on Business Management University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka (pp. 871-889). Sri Jayawardanepura: University of Sri Jayawardanepura.

18. Edirisinghe, L. (2018). Integrative Teaching Methods to Improve the Quality in Maritime Education. Proceedings of the 2nd DMU International Conference on Maritime Education and Training (pp. 32-42). Dalian: Dalian Maritime University.

19. Edirisinghe, L. (2018). Logistics Performance in Sri Lanka and Its Impact on Investments: A Contemparary Appraisal. 11th International Research Conference of General Sir John Kotelawala Defence Academy. Rathmalana.

20. Edirisinghe, L. (2018). Logistics Performance in Sri Lanka and its Impact on Investments: A Contemporary Appraisal. 11th International Research Conference: General Sir John Kotalawala Defense University (p. 82). Rathmalana: General Sir John Kotalawala Defense University .

21. Edirisinghe, L. (2018). The Seafarers’ Profession: A Contemporary Evaluation. International Conference on Business Management 2018. Colombo: University of Sri Jayawardanepura.

22. Edirisinghe, L. (2018). The Seafarers’ Profession: A Contemporary Evaluation. 15th International Conference on Business Management. Colombo: University of Sri Jayawardanepura.

23. Edirisinghe, L., & Zhihong, J. (2016 a). The Benefits of Container Exchange between Carriers: A Case Study. Moratuwa: Sri Lanka Society for Transport and Logistics.

24. Edirisinghe, L., Gekara, V., & Shen, L. (2016). The IORA foresight on Education and Training for Port workers:A case study. Logistics Education and Traning:The way forward, 20-24.

25. Edirisinghe, L., Jayakody, N., Ranwala, L., & Shen, L. (2016). Factors that determines the students’ choice of maritime education and training with special reference to seafaring officers. Dalian Maritime University-International Conference on Maritime Education and Trining. Dalian.

26. Edirisinghe, L., Jin, Z., & Wijeratne, A. (2017). Factors that Influence Container Inventory Management Strategies. International Conference on Management and Economics (pp. 509-526). Ruhuna: University of Ruhuna.

27. Edirisinghe, L., Jin, Z., & Wijeratne, A. (2017). The factors that influence the Collaborative Behaviour of Shipping Lines with Respect to Container Interchange. 14th International Conference on Business Management University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka (pp. 848-870). Sri Jayawardenepura: University of Sri Jayawardanepura.

28. Edirisinghe, L., Jin, Z., & Wijeratne, A. (2018). The Reality of Container Exchange between Carriers: Clearing the Pathway to Virtual Container Pool. Tranport Policy, 55-66.

29. Edirisinghe, L., Zhihong, J., & Shen, L. (2016). The Direction of Maritime Education and Training development:. Dalian Maritime University- International Conference on Maritime Training and Education. Dalian.

30. Edirisinghe, L., Zhihong, J., & Wijeratne, A. (2017). Gender Imbalance and Trends in Tertiary Education: A Case Study in Capacity Building in Maritime Industry. 4th International Conference on Contemporary Management (pp. 162-172). Jaffna: University of Jaffna.

31. 20. Edirisinghe, H., & Edirisinghe, L. (2019). Selection of an Algorithm to Operationalize the Virtual Container Yard. Research for Transport and Logistics Industry. Sri Jayewardenepura: Sri Lanka Society for Transport and Logistics.

32. 21. Edirisinghe, L., Jin, Z., Wijeratne, A., & Mudunkotuwa, R. (2019). The Virtual Container Yard: Identifying the Persuasive Factors in Container Interchange. 21st International Conference on Maritime Transport Costs and Port Efficiency (pp. 836-846). Tokyo, Japan: World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology(WASET).

33. 22. Edirisinghe, L., Jin, Z., Wijeratne, A., & Mudunkotuwa, R. (2019a). Mitigating the Cost of Empty Container Repositioning through the Virtual Container Yard: An Appraisal of Carriers’ Perceptions. International Conference on Maritime Transport Costs and Port Efficiency. Tokyo, Japan.

34. 23. Edirisinghe, H., & Edirisinghe, L. (2019). Using an Algorithm to Optimize the Utility of Container Inventory through Virtual Container Yard. International Conference on Business Innovation (pp. 54-60). Colombo: NSBM Green University Town.

35. 24. Edirisinghe, L., Edirisinghe, H., & Dissanayake, S. Assessment of Environmental Impact of Reducing Container Reposition through Algorithms Based Virtual Container Yard: A Case Study. NCAS- 2nd International Symposium 2019. Colombo: National Centre for Advanced Studies in Humanities and Social Sciences.

36. Edirisinghe, L. (2018). Factors Affecting the Choice of Higher Education in Logistics and transport in Sri Lanka. International Research Symposium on Social Sciences and Humanities (IRSSSH) 2018:Towards a Sustainable Future (p. 30). Colombo: National Centre for Advanced Studies.

37. Edirisinghe, L. (2018). Logistics Performance in Sri Lanka and its Impact on Investments: A Contemporary Appraisal. 11th International Research Conference: General Sir John Kotalawala Defense University (p. 82). Rathmalana: General Sir John Kotalawala Defense University.

38. Colombage, J., & Edirisinghe, L. (2018). Blue Economy and the Coastal Management in the Coming Decade. International Symposium on Marine Environment (pp. 12-13). Colombo: Ministry of Mahaweli Development and Environment, Sri Lanka.

39. Edirisinghe, L., Zhihong, J., & Wijeratne, A. (2016 a). The Global Impact of Container Inventory Imbalance and the Factors that Influence Container Inventory Management Strategies. 13th International Conference on Business Management (pp. 593-621). Sri Jayawardanepura: University of Sri Jayawardanepura.

40. Edirisinghe, L., Zhihong, J., & Wijeratne, A. (2016 b). Container Inventory Management: Factors influencing Container Interchange. 13th International Conference on Business Management (pp. 652-668). Sri Jayawardanepura: University of Sri Jayawardanepura.

41. Edirisinghe, L., & Gunaruwan, T. (2013). Sri Lanka Maritime Hub Vision: An Analysis of Potentially Supportive Factors. University of Peradeniya (p. 71). Peradeniya: Sri Lanka Forum of University Economists.

42. Edirisinghe, L., Jin, Z., & Wijeratne, A. (2018). Assesment of Strategies that lead to Optimization of Effective Container Inventory Managmenet in Sri Lanka. 2nd National Research Symposium on Management (p. 63). Mihintale: Rajarata University of Sri Lanka.

43. Ranwala, L., Siriwardana, S., kurukulasuriya, V., & Edirisinghe, L. (2020). Determinants of University Choice for the Academic Disciplines in the Tertiary Education in Sri Lanka. GARI Winter Multidisciplinary Symposium (p. 20). Colombo: Global Academic Research Institute.

44. Gunawardana, G., & Edirisinghe, L. (2021). Analysis of Geopolitical and Economic Threats to the Port of Colombo. Research for Transport and Logistics Industry. Colombo: Sri Lanka Society of Transport and Logistics.

45. Edirisinghe, L., Silva, D., & Siriwardena, S. (2021). The future of Travel Business: A Conceptual Approach through Tourism Logistics Perspectives. Tourism and Innovation: The future of Travel Business, Entrepreneurship and Employment. India: Garden City University.

46. S CINEC 2021 The Challenges and Way Forward in the New Normal Scenario Logistics and Transportation Perspectives

43. L. Edirisinghe, National Logistics and Transport Excellence Awards 2018 by CILT Sri Lanka, Colombo: The Island 2018.05.01, 2018.

44. L. Edirisinghe, CILT Sri Lanka to host national logistics and transport excellence awards 2018, Colombo: Daily FT, 2018.

45. L. Edirisinghe, CILT to host national logistics and transport excellence awards 2018, Colombo: Daily mirror, 2018.

46. L. Edirisinghe, Need research based industry dialog before it is too late, Daily news, 2016.

47. L. Edirisinghe, Nominations open for national logistics and transport excellence awards 2018, Colombo: Dailty FT, 2018.

48. L. Edirisinghe, Research for ransort and Logistics: Linking the TLI and research., Colombo: DailyFT, 2018.

49. L. Edirisinghe, Sri Lanka Lacks statutory body to give leadership to logistics sector, Colombo: Daily FT, 2018.

50. L. Edirisinghe, A degree that lifts your marketability and your organisation’s productivety., Colombo: Sunday Observer, 2017.

51. L. Edirisinghe, Bridge yet another gap in professional education, Colombo: Sunday Obseever, 2018.

52. L. Edirisinghe, Bridging a gap in eucation, Colombo: Sunday Observer, 2012.

53. L. Edirisinghe, CINEC Campus at the forefrount in offering globally afrdited logistcs degrees, Colombo, 2018.

54. L. Edirisinghe, CINEC Delivers the noble duty to country through education, Colombo: Sunday Observer, 2012.

55. L. Edirisinghe, Finding the right institute for training, Colombo: Sunday Observer, 2013.

56. L. Edirisinghe, Improving logistics performance in Sri Lanka: the role play by CINEC maritime campus, Colombo: Sunday Times, 2013.

57. L. Edirisinghe, Secure a top place in the tomowwows job market, Colombo: Sunday Observer, 2017.

58. Edirisinghe, L. (2010). Internet: A Paradox in Shipping. Economic Review, 37(3&4 June/July), 35-36.

59. Edirisinghe, L. (2012, 1 2). International Customs Law and its importance for Trade & Industry in the Current Economic Context. CASA Weekly, pp. 5-12.

60. Edirisinghe, L. (2012, 2 13). Marketing of Container Liner Shipping. Application of “Ten S” Model. CASA Weekly, pp. 1-3.

61. Edirisinghe, L. (2012, January 02). Safe Handling of Dangerous Cargo by Sea. CASA Weekly, pp. 8-12.

62. Edirisinghe, L. (2015, 11 05). The Harmonized System Coding. “Logistics Excellence through Innovations” CINEC Logistics Day 2015 , 20-21. Malabe, Sri Lanka: CINEC Maritime Campus.

63. Edirisinghe, L. (2017, October 19). A Contemporary Appraisal of Logistics Performance in Sri Lanka. Logistics Today, pp. 14-17.

64. Edirisinghe, L. (2017, 06 08). International Maritime industry and Issues Pertaining to Humaan Resource Management(Lanuage:Sinhala). Sath Samudura, pp. 09-13.

65. Edirisinghe, L. (2018, September). Container Inventory Management: Should the Present Practices be Regulated. Bridge 3rd Edition, pp. 9-12.

66. Edirisinghe, L. (2018, 06 08). Environmental Impact of Maritime Container Inventory Imbalance; A Burning Global Issue. Sath Samudura(ISBN 2279-3208), pp. 10-13.

67. Edirisinghe, L. (2018, December). gender Imbalance in the Maritime and Logistics Sector. Bridge, pp. 17-22.

68. Edirisinghe, L. (2018, February). Introducing Logistics Education in Schools. Bridge, pp. 14-17.

69. Edirisinghe, L. (2018, June). Simplified Method to Identify the Harmonized System Coding. Bridge, pp. 54-56.

70. Edirisinghe, L. (2018, 10 25). Sri Lanka Lacks a Statutory Body to give Leadership to Logistics Sector. Logistics Today (ISSN 2651 – 0472), pp. 16-17.

71. Edirisinghe, L., & Mahanamahewa, P. (2018, June). The Logistician Cum Lawyer. Bridge, pp. 43-49.

72. Edirisinghe, H., Edirisinghe, L., & Vettival, G. (2019, July). An Algorithm to Reduce Container Reposition Cost through Virtual Container Yard. Bridge, pp. 24-30.

73. Edirisinghe, L. (2019, April). A Contemporary Appraisal of Logistics Performance in Sri Lanka. Bridge 5th Edition, pp. 16-20.

74. Edirisinghe, L. (2019, October). Oil and Gas Industry in Sri Lanka-Are We on Track? Logistics Today, pp. 14-17.

75. Edirisinghe, L., & Siriwardana, S. (2021). The Cruize Tourism in Sri Lanka:the Way Forward. Colombo: Ceylon Association of Shipping Agent.

1. “Trucking Industry Perception of Congestion Problems and Potential Solutions to Container Transportation in Sri Lanka,” in KDU International Research Conference 2014- Expanding Development Horizons through Education,Research and Innovation, Ratmalana, 2014.

2. “A Sustainable Commercial Hub in Sri Lanka: The Role of Automobile Industry,” Colombo, 2015.

3. “Virtual Container Pool: Solution to Container Inventory Imbalance,” Tricomalee, 2016.

4. “The Benefits of Container Exchange between Carriers: A Case Study,” in Conference on Research for Transport and Logistics Industry – 2016, Colombo, 2016.

5. “The Global Impact of Container Inventory Imbalance and the Factors that Influence Container Inventory Management Strategies,” Sri Jayawardenepura, 2016.

6. “The Direction of Maritime Education and Training development:,” in Dalian Maritime University- International Conference on Maritime Training and Education, Dalian, 2016.

7. “Converting Sri Lanka into a Commercial Hub in Asia An assessment of postwar progress with insights to the way forward – A Case Study,” in General Sir John Kothelawala Defense University International Research Conference, Colombo, 2013.

8. “Frontier Logistics Performance in Sri Lanka-The role play of the Customs,” Ratmalana, 2014.

9. “Sri Lanka Maritime Hub Vision: An Analysis of Potentially Supportive Factors,” Peradeniya, 2013.

10. “Container Inventory Management: Factors influencing Container Interchange,” in 13th International Conference on Business Management, Sri Jayawardanepura, 2016.

11. L. Edirisinghe, “The Harmonized System Coding,” Logistics Excellence through innovations, pp. 20-21, 2015.

12. “Regional Cooperation for Maritime Logistics:the commercial perspectives of Sri Lanka,” in Fostering Strategic Partnerships for Maritime Logistics, Trincomalee, 2017.

13. “An Index to Evaluate Carrier Competence in Container Inventory Management,” in Research for Transport and Logistics Industry Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference, Colombo, 2017.

14. “The factors that influence the Collaborative Behavior of Shipping Lines with Respect to Container Interchange,” in 14th International Conference on Business Management University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka , Sri Jayawardenepura

15. “The Shipping and Logistics performance and its impact to the investments in Sri Lanka; A Contemporary appraisal,” in 14th International Conference on Business Management University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka,

16. University of Le Havre, GOL-France; Le Havre. (2018 April invited). Container Interchange: the 6 R Model Approach.

17. World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology, Tokyo, Japan, 2019 “The Virtual Container Yard: Identifying the Persuasive Factors in Container Interchange,” in 21st International Conference on Maritime Transport Costs and Port Efficiency.

18. World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology, Tokyo, Japan, 2019 “Mitigating the Cost of Empty Container Repositioning through the Virtual Container Yard: An Appraisal of Carriers’ Perceptions,” in International Conference on Maritime Transport Costs and Port Efficiency, Tokyo, Japan, 2019a.

1. Inaugural seminar organized by the Centre for Customs & Excise Studies, University of Canberra- Australia- 25th July 2011 Sri Lanka; the emerging ‘Wonder of Asia’ Converting Sri Lanka to the Regional Knowledge Hub & Logistics Hub :The Way Forward Title of Speech: Sri Lanka leading in the global market place through Logistics-Perception vs Reality.

2. Colombo International Maritime Conference 2015 -Sri Lanka, South Asia Propelling Global Trade – 24-26 September 2015, Title of speech: Minimizing Reposition Cost-Virtual Container inventory.

3. Colombo International Maritime Conference 2016 -Sri Lanka, 21-27 September 2016, Title of speech: Maritime Foresight.

4. Ceylon Association of Ships’ Agents- 21st September 2015, Seminar on Sustainability through Collaboration” Title of speech: Collaboration among carriers; the diachronic, synchronic views and the way forward.

5. Ministry of Ports and Shipping and Director Generals office for Merchant Shipping – 2015.09.23 World Maritime Day Celebration- Awareness for Schoolchildren in Sri Lanka, Title of speech: Opportunities in Maritime Industry.

6. Sri Lanka Navy, 2nd Logistics Conference, “Innovations, Challenges, and Opportunities to Develop Regional Cooperation for Maritime Logistics”. Trincomalee, 24th March 2017.

7. International Tourism Leaders’ Summit 2019 Tourism Study Program of University of Colombo , Sri Lanka 28th September 2019 BMICH, Sri Lanka.

8. German – Sri Lankan Logistic Conference organized by Delegation of German Industry & Commerce in Sri Lanka (AHK – SRI LANKA) 29th August 2019 at the Kingsbury Hotel, Sri Lanka.

9. Presentation and Panel Discussion on “Should Transport Solutions be more then Infrastructure Projects?” organized by the Sri Lanka Society of Logistics and Transport, Sri Lanka at the Institute of Engineers of Sri Lanka.

10. CILT International Conference held at the Kingsbury Colombo on the 3rd October 2017. “Announcing the CILT Sri Lanka Excellence awards and Scholarships” organised by Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport.

11. Sri Lanka Excellence awards and Scholarships – 2018 held at the Kingsbury Colombo on 17th July 2018. “Sri Lanka Lacks a statutory Body that gives leadership to the logistics and supply chain management activities”.

12. SLFFA National Logistics Awards 2022 held at Shangri La on 23rd March 2022. “NLA provides all logisticians a fair and equal opportunity to display their forte”