BCS Sri Lanka Section
|Type||Professional Organisation & Local Section of the British Computer Society|
|Key people||Prof Gihan Wikramanayake (Chairman)|
|Area served||Sri Lanka|
|Focus(es)||Information and Communications Technology|
|Method(s)||Conferences and Publications|
The BCS Sri Lanka Section (BCSSL) is a professional body and learned society in the field of Computering and Information Technology in Sri Lanka. It was established in 1996, incorporating local members of BCS, The Chartered Institute of IT as the first overseas branch of BCS.
The section has over 2000 professional members (MBCS) and about 2,300 student members. Around 322 members are Chartered Information Technology Practitioners (CITP)s. BCSSL counts more than 24 Fellow Members (FBCS) amongst its membership. The Parent body, BCS is the industry body for IT professionals and a Chartered Engineering Institution for Information Technology (IT). The institute organizes the National Best Quality Software Awards annually as benchmark industry awards.
- Sujeewa Dissanayake, MBCS, CITP (2008)
- Prof Gihan Wikramanayake, FBCS, CITP (2007/2005)
- Dr Dileepa de Silva, FBCS, FCMI, CITP (2006)
- Jayantha de Silva, FBCS, CITP (2003)
- Dr. Gamini Wickramasinghe, FBCS, FCMI (1996)