‘Opportunity of Revolutionary Logistics in Naval Context to Counter Challenges in Third Decade of Twenty First Century, the Logistics Conference 2022 - Trincomalee was held today (23rd April 2022) at the Admiral Wasantha Karannagoda Auditorium in Trincomalee.
The Conference was conducted under two sessions. The first session of the conference was conducted under the theme of ‘Contemporary naval logistics in pandemic; challenges, opportunities and way forward’ where the second session was conducted under the theme of ‘Innovations, constraints and opportunities of Naval Logisticians under digitalization’. These two productive sessions were consisted with five timely research papers developed by Student Officers of Long Logistics Management Course No. 6.
The Director General Logistics of the Sri Lanka Navy Rear Admiral APN De Silva, USP, LLMC graced the occasion as the Chief Guest and launched an e journal making it a paperless conference. The Director Naval (Pay & Pension) of the Sri Lanka Navy Commodore (S) RACN Rathnayake, USP, psc, MBA(LM), BA(DS), LLMC delivered the keynote address and Rear Admiral MT Sigera, RSP, USP, psc made the concluding remarks of the conference.
The Logistics Conference was arranged by the Long Logistics Management Course No.6 with the professional guidance and supervision of the Commandant Naval & Maritime Academy Commodore KDDC Fernando, RSP, USP, rcds, MSc (DS) Mgt, AFNI, JP (Whole Island) and support of faculty members.
The conference audience was attended by key logisticians and other officers from Naval Headquarters and other Naval areas.
The conference was systematized to widen the knowledge of all participants through gaining proficiency in the field of logistics and surface recommendations to improve the existing logistics practices in Sri Lanka Navy.