The Inauguration of the Workshop Series on IT Skills Development for Technical Officers

A workshop on IT skills development for technical officers was organized on the 14th September 2017 at the computer center to mark the inauguration of a series of workshops on IT skills that will be held for a duration of six months. The workshop and the event was organized by the Computer Center in collaboration with the Department of Medical Education.

Professor Nilanthi De Silva, Dean of the Faculty of Medicine, University of Kelaniya attended the ceremony as the chief guest. Senior Professor A. Pathmeshwaran, Head, Computer Center, Dr. Senani Williams, Senior Lecture, Department of Pathology, Dr. Madawa Chandrathilake Head, Department of Medical Education, Dr. Dileepa Ediriweera, Lecturer, Computer Centre coordinated this workshop and other academic and non-academic staff members of the faculty also attended the event.

This workshop was organized with a view to providing participants with the basic knowledge of the computer technology to improve their IT skills needed for day to day IT related activities. It was expected that the session will have a positive impact on uplifting the efficiency of the office related tasks in respective departments through the use of computer technology.

The series of workshops will be attended by about 45 participants representing non-academic staff of the faculty. Mr. Saman Hettige (Instructor), Mr. Solangarachchi (System Engineer), Ms. Gayathri Hettiarachchi (System Analyst), Mr. H. K. T. S. Gunathilaka (Technical Officer), staff of the Computer Center, R. M. H. Amarathunga (Demonstrator), N. K. M. S. Kalyanapriya (Demonstrator), K. A. M. J. B. Samarakoon (Demonstrator), W. M. M. G. C. Mahakumbura (Demonstrator), and A.A.V.N.Weerasinghe (Demonstrator) contributed as resource persons in this workshop.