Annual Sessions of Sri Lanka Institute of Architects (SLIA) will be held for the 35th consecutive time from 14th to 19th February 2017 at the BMICH Colombo consisting of a series of events and activities including the most highlighted event, “Architect 2017 – members’ work and trade exhibition” under 2017 theme “Return of the city – Mega structure redefined”.
The series of events and activities would kick off with the inauguration on 14th February followed by the National Conference on 15th. The exhibition will be held during the period of 14th to 19th February while the fellowship night to be scheduled on 18th.
Signing of the MoUs with sponsors by SLIA for the sessions 2017-18’was held at Taj Samudra Hotel on 13th October.This significant event is part of the Annual Sessions of Sri Lanka Institute of Architects and it has been customary to recognize the strategic partners of Annual Sessions. Prestigious organizations joined hands this year signifying the support carried out for 35 years with SLIA to facilitate this highlighter of the year.
To make these significant events, a roaring success, Alumex Group has partnered as the Strategic Sponsor, holding to the top spot for the past Seven Years while LankemRobbialac has joined hands with SLIA as the Principal Sponsor.
Naveen Ceramic (Pvt) Ltd. would be the sponsor of the SLIA member’s event while Ranjanas Ceramics (Pvt)Ltd., True Value Products (Pvt) Ltd. and Nippon Paint Lanka (Pvt) Ltd. joined as associate sponsors. Continental Insurance joining hands with SLIA for the second consecutive year as the official insurance partner for “Architect 2017” as well.
All these esteemed organizations have been long term partners of Sri Lanka Institute of Architects and will add more strength to the “Architect 2017” exhibition as well as the other events of the 35th Annual Sessions.
Office Bearers for the Sessions 2015 – 2017 are: Archt. Harsha Fernando, FIA (SL) – President Archt.Prof. Chitra Weddikkara – Immediate Past President, Archt. D. H. Wijewardena,FIA (SL) –Senior Vice President, Archt. Bernard Gomez, FIA (SL) – Vice President, Archt. Russell Dandeniya, FIA (SL) – Hony. Secretary, Archt. VeranjanKurukulasuriya, FIA (SL) – Treasurer, Archt. Dilummini De Mel, ALA (SL) –Assistant Secretary, Archt. Salinda Rathugama, ALA (SL) –Assistant Treasurer.