Professor (Mrs.) Samudrika Wijayapala, representing the Department of Textile and Apparel Engineering, delivered a keynote address at the 2023 Philippine Textile Congress. This esteemed event was organised by the Department of Science and Technology, specifically the Philippine Textile Research Institute (DOST-PTRI) in the Republic of the Philippines. The congress functioned as a pivotal platform fostering convergence and integration among stakeholders within the Philippine Textile Innovation ecosystem. The event spanned from November 7th to November 24th, 2023.
Her keynote speech played a pivotal role in the "Textile Education and Training" session, where she shared profound insights on the theme, "An Overview of Textile Education in Sri Lanka." This contribution provided a comprehensive perspective on the subject matter, enriching the discourse within the conference.