Seminar Everything about Tea (Online Seminar)

4th March 2021 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pmRs.2000
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8.30 am – 8.45 am
Arrival of Participants
8:45 am – 9:00 am
Welcome Address & Introduction of Presenters
Moderator: Dr. Udaya K. Jayasundara

(Senior Lecturer in Chemistry, CCS, Rajagiriya)

9:00 am – 9:40 am
Tea Chemistry and Biochemistry
Prof. Nimal Punyasiri

(Professor and Chair of Biochemistry, Institute of Biochemistry,

Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, University of Colombo)

9:40 am – 10:20 am
Tea Manufacture
Mr. Gerad Galahitiyawa

Former Senior Scientist, Tea Technology Division,

Tea Research Institute of Sri Lanka

10:20 am – 11:00 pm
Health Promoting Effects of Tea
Dr.Tissa Amarakoon

(Senior Lecturer, Department of Chemistry, University of Kelaniya)

11:00 pm – 11:40 pm
Value added Products from Tea
Dr.Ranjith Perera

(Senior Lecturer, Department of Export Agriculture, University of Uwa Wellasa)

11:40 pm – 12:20 pm
Tea Tasting and Some Marketing Aspects of Tea
Mr. Niraj De Mel,

Deputy Chairman Tea Brokers PLC, Former Chairman,

Sri Lanka Tea Board, Former Manging Director, VanRess Ceylon Ltd

12:20 pm – 12:30 pm
Concluding Remarks
Moderator: Dr. Udaya K. Jayasundara (Senior Lecturer in Chemistry, CCS, Rajagiriya)


Registration fee


Registration IChemC Members Non Members
Early Bird (till 15th of February) Rs.1500 Rs. 2000
Regular(after 15th of February) Rs. 2000 Rs. 2500

For International Participants   $ 20


Payments can be made to any branch of Bank of Ceylon Acc. No 3271080 (Branch – Rajagiriya). 

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All participants will receive a folder and electronic certificates


4th March 2021
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Institute of Chemistry Ceylon
0112861231, 0112861653
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