The National Conference on Library and Information Science (NACLIS) 2011 was held on 28th June 2011at the Hotel Galadari, Colombo. The theme of the 8th conference was ‘Harnessing Information for Socio-economic Development’. Prof. S.S. Colombage, Prof. Uditha Liyanage and Dr. W K Hirimburegama participated at the dialogue session, which was chaired by Mr Upali Amarasiri, President, Sri Lanka Library Association. Technical papers were presented by Mr R D Ananda Tissa, Dr Pradeepa Wijetunge, Ms Dharshini Wijesinghe, Ms Nanda Wanasundara, Dr Anusha Wijayaratne, Dr Wathmanel Seneviratne and Ms Sujeewa Rathnayake. Mr K N Deerasinghe represented the Governor Central Bank of Sri Lanka as the Chief Guest of the inauguration. The proceedings of the conference edited by Ms Shivanthi Weerasinghe and Dr Wathmanel Seneviratne was presented to the Chief Guest.