17th Annual Conference of AAT Sri Lanka was held on 2nd and 3rd September at the Cinnamon Grand, Colombo. Deliberations on the theme “Success = (Accountant’s role + Entrepreneur’s expectations) * Mindfulness”. It is very much appropriate as What country needs at this moment, is committed professionals to rebuild our economy with a view to attract more investments for economic growth in the country.

Conference 2019 inaugurated under the patronage of Minister of Megapolis & Western Development, Hon. Patali Champika Ranawaka as the chief guest and Minister of Economic Reforms and Public Distribution Hon. (Dr.) Harsha De Silva. Mr.Arjuna Herath, the Chairman of Professional Accountancy Organization Development Committee- International Federation of Accountants (IFAC) will graced the occasion as the keynote speaker.

Stimulating Technical Sessions coincided with the substance and the significance of the theme presented by eminent resource personnel on 3rd September. Topics which discussed at the technical sessions are, “Start-Up Guardian Angels: The Accountant”, Mindfulness as a Tool for Success and Inner Peace”, “Taxation and Technical Developments: Change for Better”, “From Entrepreneur’s 'Dream' to Accounting 'Reality'.

The conference facilitates exchange of profound expertise of 16 resource personnel in chosen fields and attracted over 500 participants.