Inaugural meeting

The Inaugural meeting of the Local Organizing Committee (LOC) of the International Astronomy Olympiad 2018 was held on 10/04/2018 (1.00 p. m.) at the council chambers of Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science (SLAAS). Prof K P S Chandana Jayaratne welcomed the participants and the steering committee was appointed covering the representation of the following organizations.

  • Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science (SLAAS)
  • Ministry of Science Technology and Research (MOSTR)
  • University of Colombo (UOC)
  • Arthur C Clarke Institution for Modern Technologies (ACCIMT)
  • Institute of Physics Sri Lanka (IPSL)
  • Sri Lanka Planetarium (SLP)

Steering committee of IAO-LOC
Prof. K P S Chandana Jayaratne -General President-SLAAS/Chair LOC
Mr. H. M. B. C. Herath (Additional Secretary, TRD), MOSTR
Mr. P.M Dharmathilake (Director, Research),MOSTR
Dr. Chinthaka De Silva (Gen. Secretary-SLAAS/ Secretary LOC ),
Mr. Rushan Abeygunawardana (Asst. Treasurer/SLAAS)
Mrs. K A P Perera (Director, SL Planetarium),
Mrs. K P K Koralagama (Asst. Director, SL Planetarium)
Prof. P A APerera (President, IPSL),
Prof. H H Sumathipala (Treasure/IPSL)
Dr. H E Jayaweera, Dept. of Physics (UOC)
Dr R V Cooray (UOC)
Mr. Gayan Akmeemana, FOS Media,(UOC)
Mr. Saraj Gunasekera(ACCIMT)
Mr. Janaka Adassuriya(ACCIMT)
Mr. Indika Madagangoda (ACCIMT)
Mr. Isuru Gunawardane (NSF)
Mr. Mahesh Hearath (AASSU,UOC)
Mr. Manjuala Ranasinghe (AASSU,UOC)
Mr. Gihan Weerasekera (AASSU,UOC)
Mr. Mithun Imeshka (AASSU,UOC)
Ms. Saumya Kumari (AASSU,UOC)
Mr. S A T V W K Suraweeera (AASSU,UOC)
Mr. A M C I Abeyratne (SLAOA)
Mr. W T R M Abeysekara (SLAOA)
Mr. Sunera Somabandu (SLAOA)
Ms. W A M Madhavi (Dept. of Physics (UOC)
Mr. A D S N Amarasekara FOS Media,(UOC)
Mr. A H E Perera Dept. of Physics (UOC)