The Annual Research Conference – 2023 (ARC-2023) was a highly informative and engaging event that took place on the 12th of October 2023, at the Mini-Auditorium, Trincomalee Campus, Eastern University, Sri Lanka. The conference brought together a diverse group of professionals, experts, and researchers from various fields to discuss and exchange ideas on Actualizing Aspirations – A Practice for Embracing an Integral Vision for Transformation”. This report provides an overview of the conference, its key themes, notable presentations, and the insights gained from attending the event. The ARC-2023 was aimed at addressing the key issues and challenges in the Actualizing Aspirations. On that day, the participants engaged in a series of presentations, panel discussions, and networking opportunities.