Conference has been rescheduled to 20, 21, 22 July 2020
Venue: Institute of Chemistry Ceylon, Rajagiriya, Sri Lanka

Important Dates

Call for Abstracts
Deadline has been extended to
15 March, 2020

15 March, 2020 – 31 May, 2020


Galle Face Hotel, Colombo

Bask in the luxury and comfort of one of the oldest known lodgings in Sri Lanka. Having been bestowed with the title of “Best Heritage Hotel”, The Galle Face Hotel, Colombo carries the unique vibe of Sri Lankan culture and its long-gone history and this year, they have partnered with FCT 2020 to enliven its official proceedings.

Conference Highlight

Mini-Lab Expo

A Mini-Lab expo will be held parallelly with the poster sessions on 17 June 2020 in accordance with one of our specific objectives, which is to help create a platform for the commercialization of innovations in the scientific field. Exhibitors representing industries and businesses that are either peripheral and /or complementing the field of chemical technology are invited to participate by having a stall at the exhibition to display their respective products and services.

— Registration —

15 February, 2020 – 31 May, 2020

Registration fee for the conference includes admission to FCT 2020, the inauguration ceremony, technical and poster sessions and meals. Expenses related to travel, accommodation and the conference dinner must be borne by the participant.

Local Participants

Students/ Young Chemists (age below 40 years) : LKR 2800

Scientific participants                                               : LKR 9000



Foreign participants

Students/ Young Chemists (age below 40 years)  : USD 15

Scientific participants from developing countries : USD 50

Scientific participants from other countries           : USD 100


  • A 10% discount will be provided to all IUPAC members, Institute of Chemistry Ceylon members, postgraduate and undergraduate students.
  • Financial support (full or partial) will be given to selected young scientists and women chemists to encourage the participation and the gender balance of the conference.


“IUPAC endorsement implies that entry visas will be granted to all bona fide chemists provided the application is made no less than six months in advance. If a visa is not granted two months before the meeting, the IUPAC Secretariat should be notified without delay by the applicant”