Sustainable development through Chemical Sciences

28th June 2021 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Theme seminar on

“Sustainable development through Chemical Sciences”


50th Annual Sessions 2021

Institute of Chemistry Ceylon

Venue: Adamantane House

Date:    28th June 2021



8.45 a.m. Arrival of guests and participants
9.15 a.m. Welcome Address

Prof. Sagarika Ekanayake

President, Institute of Chemistry Ceylon



9.30 a.m.  Keynote Address

Humankind faces a brightfuture,

and so, chemistry        

Prof. Ehud Keinan

President, the Israel Chemical Society


10.40 a.m.  The Role of Geochemistry and Mineral

Chemistry in Sustainable Development

Dr. Bernard Prame

Deputy Director at Geological Survey of Sri Lanka


11.20 a.m. Natural Products – A Sustainable Source of

Therapeutic and Nutraceuticals

Prof. Iqbal Choudhary

Director ICCBS, and Coordinator General COMSTECH


12.00 a.m. Sustainable development through application of

scientific research output

Prof. Gamini Rajapaksha

Senior Professor, University of Peradeniya


12.40 p.m. Break
1.40 p.m. Sustainable Technologies for Clean Water in

Developing Countries 

Prof.  Dinesh Mohan,

School of Environmental Sciences,Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi 


2.20 p.m. Closing the nutrient loop:

Phosphorusmanagement in protein farming

Prof. Nanthi Bolan

University of Newcastle, Australia


3.00 p.m. Panel discussion
3.55 p.m. Vote of Thanks



  Registration Deadlines CCS students IChemC Members Non Members
Online Rs. 500 Rs. 1000 Rs. 1500


Payments can be made to any branch of Bank of Ceylon Acc. No 3271080. All cheques should be drawn in favor of ‘Institute of Chemistry Ceylon’.


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28th June 2021
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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