Signing of Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) Between IIMS and ITUM for Joint Conference

July 12, 9:00 am

Institute of Technology University of Moratuwa is delighted to announce the signing of a significant Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the International Institute of Management Sciences (IIMS) and ITUM regarding the upcoming Joint Research Conference. The MoU signing ceremony took place on the 12th of July 2023, with esteemed representatives and key stakeholders in attendance.

Under the collaborative partnership between IIMS and ITUM, a Joint Conference is scheduled to be held on the 4th, 5th, and 6th of November 2023 at the premises of ITUM. As the host institution, ITUM is honored to have been chosen as the venue for this prestigious event, which promises to bring together distinguished experts, scholars, and professionals from not only diverse fields but also from many countries.

The MoU signing ceremony was graced by the presence of Heads of Divisions, members of the Board of Management, Deputy Registrar, Senior Assistant Bursar, and Research Unit members. The Director of ITUM and the President of the IIMS committee jointly signed the MoU, symbolizing the mutual commitment and shared vision between the two esteemed institutions.

This collaboration signifies a significant step towards fostering academic and research partnerships, facilitating knowledge exchange, and promoting interdisciplinary discussions on critical issues.

The Joint Research Conference will revolve around the theme of "Industry 5.0 – Prospect and Retrospect." exploring advancements and lessons learned from Industry 4.0. We invite researchers to present innovative work that contributes to sustainable development across various domains, shaping the transition towards Industry 5.0. The subthemes that will be covered include:

    • Impact of Industry 5.0 : Sustainable Environment.
    • Industry 5.0 : Status of MSME Sector.
    • Industry 5.0 : Smart Manufacturing
    • Industry 5.0 : Emerging Technologies and Consistent Skill Sets.
    • Industry 5.0 : Impact on Economic Development
    • Industry 5.0 : Impact on Social Development
    • Industry 5.0 : Smart Education and Human Capital
    • Industry 5.0 : Applied Health Care.

This conference provides an unparalleled opportunity for researchers, practitioners, and policymakers to engage in meaningful discussions, exchange ideas, and foster collaborations that can drive positive change towards a sustainable future.

We will soon provide further details, including the call for papers, important dates, and registration information, on our institute's website. We encourage all interested individuals to save the dates and actively participate in this transformative event. The Joint Conference aims to provide a platform for scholars and practitioners to share insights, present innovative research, and engage in meaningful discussions, ultimately contributing to the advancement of their respective fields.