CMA Sri Lanka National Management Accounting Conference begins today


The Institute of Certified Management Accountants of Sri Lanka holds its 18th annual event the CMA National Management Accounting Conference 2021 on the theme ‘Reviving Sri Lanka Economy – COVID 19 and Beyond’ on September 27th , 28th and 29th  comprising the inaugural session on the 27th and  four technical sessions on 28th and 29thvia Online Zoom Platform. 

CMA Sri Lanka set up in 1999, inaugurated in June 2000 was incorporated by Act of Parliament No. 23 of 2009 as the National Professional Management Accounting Institution in Sri Lanka. 

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The inaugural ceremony of the conference will be held today from 6.30 pm. – 8.30 p.m. and the conference will be inaugurated by Chief Guest Ajith Nivard Cabraal, Governor,  Central Bank of Sri Lanka and he will deliver his address on the conference theme ‘Reviving Sri Lankan Economy – COVID – 19 and Beyond’.

The Founder President CMA Sri Lanka Prof. Lakshman R. Watawala will welcome the gathering and deliver his the address on the ‘Role of Professional Management Accountants  in Reviving the Sri Lankan Economy Post COVID 19 and Beyond’.

The keynote address will be delivered by President International Federation of Accountants (IFAC) Alan Johnson on ‘A Strong Recovery, an Empowered Profession, and a Sustainable Future’ and the special guest address will be delivered by Prof. Ho Yew Kee FCMA, Associate Provost (SkillsFuture) Singapore Institute of Technology and former Professor in Accounting National University of Singapore on ‘Reviving the Economy Post-Covid – The Case of Singapore’. 

CMA Sri Lanka will award prominent accountants who have excelled in professional, business and social activities with the CMA Excellence in Business Awards 2021.  

The inaugural session will conclude with the vote of thanks delivered by H.M. Hennayake Bandara, Vice President – CMA Sri Lanka and SAFA.

The technical sessions of the conference will be held on 28th and 29th September 2021 from 2.00pm to 5.30pm. 
These sessions will cover topics on Session 1 – Solutions to overcome debt problems and critical economic issues, Session 2 – Building a Trade surplus with a strong export economy, Session 3 – Digital Transformation for a Technology Based Economic Revival Session 4 Responses to COVID 19 Pandemic and Beyond. 

Each session will conclude with a question and answer session where participants will also have an opportunity to discuss practical applications and obtain clarifications via chat option. 

Those who wish to attend are requested to send an e-mail to:

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