Conference Co-chairs & Committee


Prof. Dr. Alassane B. Ndiaye

Prof. Dr. Alassane B. NDIAYE, a Civil Engineer and MBA is a Professor of Transport Systems & Logistics at the Universite Libre de Bruxelles, founder and Director of Qalinca-Labs, a major Logistics & Transport Systems R&D laboratory in Brussels.Educated in Logistics and Supply Chain Management at Stanford University and at the MIT, he was a Visiting Scientist at the University of California at Berkeley and a Guest Professor in 10+ universities in Africa, South America and South East Asia.

Among his achievements is a strong track record of 250+ large industrial and R&D projects delivered on the 5 continents and a dozen of excellence and capacity building centers in transport & logistics in Indonesia, Tunisia, Ecuador, Senegal, Vietnam, South Africa, Brazil, Cambodia, etc.Certified Performance Management Professional and co-owner of a patented methodology for integrated strategic decision making, he is co-founder of two R&D startup companies active worldwide in the field of transport, logistics and supply chain management.

Expert Adviser of many national, international and governmental institutions, he is a member of the two Horizon 2020 High Level Advisory Groups for Transport and for International Cooperation. Prof. Dr. Ndiaye’s skills are particularly oriented towards the innovative ways of integrating ideas from latest research with best practices for the identification, implementation and replication of value creative knowledge solutions; those enablers capable of driving transport/mobility systems and supply chains to a high level of excellence.


Dr. Renuka Herath

Dr. Herath is a Senior Lecturer attached to the Department of Marketing Management, University of Kelaniya where she has been working since 2003.  She has obtained her first degree in Business Management specializing Marketing Management with a first class honors and also the gold medal for the highest GPA in the faculty of Commerce and Management Studies. The MBA has been concluded at the Postgraduate Institute of Management with a Merit pass. She has then completed her PhD at the Newcastle University, UK in Supply Chain Management. She is an alumni of Commonwealth scholarships too.


She is serving as an editorial member of a few international journals and at present acts as the chief-editor Sri Lanka Journal of Marketing (SLJM) and an editorial member of Newsletter, University of Kelaniya. She is also the Coordinator of Higher Diploma in Marketing offered by the Department of Marketing Management. She has served in the capacity of a reviewer, secretary and an editorial member for many local and international research conferences. Many research papers have been presented by her at local and international research conferences and published in local and international indexed and refereed journals too. She also works as a research consultant and her research interests lie especially on supply chain management, SMEs and fashion industries.


Scientific Committee

Dr. Adolf Acquaye, University of Kent, England

Prof. Alassane B. Ndiaye, Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium

Prof. Slim Hammadi, Ecole Centrale de Lille, France

Dr. Milena Janjevic, Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium

Prof. Serigus Koku, University of Florida, USA

Prof. Renuka Herath, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka

Dr. Nicolas Rigo, Manager, Dart Consulting, Belgium

Dr. P.G.S. Amila Jayarathna, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka

Dr. Pairach Piboonrungroj, Chiang Mai University, Thailand

Dr. Arijit Sikdar, University of Wollongong Dubai, Dubai.

Dr. Sundarakani, University of Wollongong Dubai, Dubai.

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