2007 Conference Videos: Indira V. Samarasekara
Gala Banquet Keynote
Dr. Indira V. Samarasekera, president of the University of Alberta, is a distinguished researcher and an advocate for education as a means of achieving prosperity and wellbeing. She is currently on the Prime Minister's Advisory Council on Science and Technology, the Public Policy Forum, Industry Canada's panel on Commercialization and on a visiting committee for MIT. A highly sought public speaker, her international experience has greatly informed her view of the world, and her deep connection with Sri Lanka shaped her humanitarian consciousness. She is passionate about eradicating intolerance, and about the value of education as a means of achieving prosperity and wellbeing, both in Canada and around the world.