Organizers

 

 

 



Association of Development Financing Institutions in Asia and the Pacific

 

 



DFCC Bank of Sri Lanka






Meetings and Social Activities

1.0  Registration of Delegates

Venue:            Foyer of the Oak Room (Secretariat Room)
Time:               9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Day/Date:       Sunday, May 7, 2 pm and Monday, May 8, 9 am to 5 pm

 

2.0 63rd Board of Directors Meeting – First Session (For Board Members)

Venue:            Ceder, Cinnamon Grand Hotel
Time:               9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Day/Date:       Monday, May 8

 

3.0 Lunch for Board Members/Spouses

Venue:            London Grill, Cinnamon Grand Hotel
Time:               12:00 noon
Day/Date:       Monday, May 8

 

4.0 Working Committee (For Board Members)

Venue:            Ivy 1, 2, 3, Ebony, Cinnamon Grand Hotel
Time:              3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Day/Date:       Monday, May 8

 

5.0 Speakers’ Meeting/Dinner (For Speakers/Chairpersons)

Venue:            Ivy 1 and 2, Cinnamon Grand Hotel
Time:               7:30 p.m.
Day/Date:       Monday, May 8

 

6.0 63rd Board of Directors Meeting – Second Session (For Board Members)

Venue:            Ceder, Cinnamon Grand Hotel
Time:               9:00 a.m. to 12:00 Noon
Day/Date:       Tuesday, May 9

 

7.0 Lunch for Board Members/Spouses

Venue:            London Grill, Cinnamon Grand Hotel
Time:               12:00 noon
Day/Date:       Tuesday, May 9

 

8.0 General Assembly Meeting (All delegates/guests)

Venue:            Oak Room, Cinnamon Grand Hotel
Time:               2:00 p.m.to 5:00 p.m.
Day/Date:       Tuesday, May 9

 

9.0 Awards Rehearsal (Winners of the Various Awards)

Venue:            Oak Room, Cinnamon Grand Hotel
Time:               5:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m..
Day/Date:       Tuesday, May 9

 

10.0 Welcome Dinner/Awards Night (All delegates/spouses/guests)

Venue:            Oak Room, Cinnamon Grand Hotel
Time:               7:30 p.m.
Day/Date:       Tuesday, May 9

 

11.0 28th ADFIAP Annual Meetings – Conference Proper (All delegates/guests)

Venue:            Oak Room, Cinnamon Grand Hotel
Time:               8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Day/Date:       Wednesday,  May 10

 

12.0 Coffee Break (am and pm) and Lunch (All delegates/guests)

Venue:            Atrium, Cinnamon Grand Hotel
Time:               10:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m.
Day/Date:       Wednesday,  May 10

 

13.0 Closing Dinner (All delegates/spouses/guests)

Venue:            Grand Ballroom, Hilton Hotel
Time:               7:30 p.m.
Day/Date:       Wednesday,  May 10

 

14.0 Fellowship Day/Golf Tournament (All delegates/spouses/guests)

a) Golf Tournament

8:00 am

Assemble at lobby of Cinnamon Grand Hotel

8.15 am

Departure for Royal Colombo Golf Club

8.30 am

Start of the Golf Tournament

12.30 noon

Lunch at the Clubhouse (Hosted by DFCC)

1:30 pm

Resume game

4:30 pm

End of game/Awarding Ceremonies

 

Leaflet

Delegates are required to pay a fee of Rs.3,250 per person to participate in the Golf Tournament. This fee is payable on arrival in Sri Lanka.


Venue Description

The Royal Colombo Golf Club, which has been in existence for over 125 years, is one of the oldest golf clubs in the world. The Colombo Golf Club as it was originally known was founded on 13th March 1879.

The Colombo Golf Club became the Royal Colombo Golf Club (RCGC), when the club received its Royal Charter form the British Crown in 1928. Royalty, heads of state, Prime minister and other distinguished personage and golfing legends have played on this course over the years.

The Club has an 18-hole golf course comparable to the best in Asia. The Club has Practice Range, which is open for use from 6.00 am to 9.00 pm except on Mondays. They offer improved facilities to the members and visitors in both the Food & Beverages areas and have a Coffee shop, Fine Dining Room, A/C Bar Lounge area and a Main Bar. The dressing Room facilities available for both Gents & Ladies are of the highest standards.


Daily golf from 8th to 10th of May

Notice to: - Delegates wishing to play golf in the mornings during the days of the conference.

Please note that as tee times are available on a first come first served basis. All delegates wishing to play golf in the mornings should call the Royal Colombo Golf Course and book a time prior to arrival at the course


Opening & Closing Time

The golf course is open from 6.00 am to 6.00 pm while the clubhouse is open till 11.30 pm.


Equipment

Limited Equipment is available for hire on a first come first served basis at Rs.1500/- per club set. Please note these prices are subject to change. Golf balls are available for purchasing from Rs.40 – Rs.450. Delegates are encouraged to bring their own equipment.


Food & Liquor

A buffet lunch, hosted by DFCC, has been organized at RCGC. No liquor will be served, as it is the day before Vesak.


Transport

Transportation is available to and from the hotel at scheduled times.


Clothing

Players are required to wear a T- Shirt with collar with golf shorts/slacks and soft spiked shoes.


Valuables

Players are requested to leave valuables at the hotel.


Contact Numbers:       

Royal Colombo Golf Club : 2695431, 2675952, 2691401
Resident Hotels: Cinnamon Grand: 2437437
Galle Face Hotel: 2541010 Organizers : Manohari Gunawardhana: 0773315578
Sareeka Gunatunga : 0722118046
Gihan Dias : 0714281969


Trip to Blue Waters, Wadduwa

Please note that we expect to be back in Colombo by 7.00 pm the latest. Duration of the tour is from 9:30 am to 7:00 pm due to the traveling time from the hotel to various places of interest and back to hotel. 

For those who plan to leave on late evening flights on 11th May, please be advised that drive to the airport takes approximately 1 ½ to 2 hours.  Scheduled time at the airport is ideally 3 hours before departure time.  Suggested things to bring: A day bag containing towel, walking shoes, any medication or toiletries you may need and casual clothing. A hat/sunscreen/sunglasses are recommended.  


AGENDA

9.15 am

Assemble at lobby of Cinnamon Grand Hotel
(Member banks billeted at Galle Face Hotel will be fetched from the lobby of their hotel by 9:00 am and brought to Cinnamon Grand Hotel)

9:30 am

Departure from Cinnamon Grand Hotel

10.45 am to

11.15 am

Kalutara Temple
South of the Kalutara Bridge is the Kalutara Temple, which was built in the 1960s. Motorists frequently stop at the shrine and Bo tree on the main road to say a prayer and make offerings to ensure a safe journey.

11.15 am to

12.15 noon

Shopping at Plaza

12.40 noon

Arrive at Blue Waters
The Blue Water is located on a sublime stretch of the Wadduwa coastline, The hotel offers a spectacular view of the sea, and stands amidst a cluster of coconut palms that line the water. 

1.00 pm to

2.00 pm

Lunch*

2.00 pm to

2.45 pm

Cultural Show

2.45 pm to

3.30 pm

Tea

4.00 pm

Leave Blue Waters for Colombo

7.00 pm

Estimated time of arrival at Cinnamon Grand Hotel

*Liquor   -   No liquor will be served as it is the day before Vesak.

 


Updates

January 16, 2006

Administrative Arrangements

The Opening Ceremonies of the Annual Conference is scheduled to begin at 0830 hrs on Wednesday, 10 May 2006, at the Oak Room of Cinnamon Grand Hotel.  Delegates are requested to register starting 0800 hrs prior to the start of the Opening Ceremonies if they have not done so upon arrival.