The 40 th Annual Sessions of the Institute of Chemistry Ceylon will be inaugurated on June 16, 2011 at the Auditorium of the Sri Lanka Foundation Institute, Colombo, Sri Lanka. Welcome address will be delivered by Professor M.D.P.De Costa,President of the Institute of Chemistry Ceylon. Addresses will also be delivered by the Chief Gust Prof. J.A.Pincock, Dalhousie University, Canada and by the Guest of Honour Mr. Chandima Perera, Head of Beverage, Ceylon Cold Storage (PLC).
A special presentation will be made on the topic: "From rocks to community health-Tracing the commercial pathways of an element" by Prof. C.B.Diassanayake, Director Institute of Fundamental Institute, Kandy, Sri Lanka.
Annual General Meeting of the Institute will be commenced at the Sri Lanka Foundation Institute at 11.30 am.