The Institution of Engineers Sri Lanka, NSW Chapter (IESL NSW Chapter), Engineers’ Nite 2017 was held on 3rd of June 2017 at Hornsby RSL in grand style. President of the Institution of Engineers Sri Lanka, Eng. Jayavilal Meegoda, President of Engineers Australia, Sydney Division Ms. Julie Mikhail, President-elect for the World Federation of Engineering Organisations (WFEO), Dr. Marlene Kanga and IESL NSW Chapter Chair Dayantha Jayarathna graced the event. Keynote speech was delivered by Emeritus Professor Rohan Lucas.
The Engineering Conference held on 2nd June 2017 at the Engineers Australia Auditorium, Chatswood, for the sixth consecutive year preceded the Engineers Nite 2017. The Engineering Excellence Awards are to recognize engineers with Sri Lankan background living in New South Wales and Australian Capital Territory, for their contributions towards ecologically sustainable development and well being of the community. This year five awards were presented at the Gala Dinner.
This annual event was attended by Engineers, Industry experts, academia and many distinguished invitees representing various collaborative organizations. Gala Dinner 2017 was sponsored by four Bronze Sponsors, SMEC, Sayura Beach Hotel, Unawatuna – Sri Lanka, Jadecross Lighting Solutions & University of Technology Sydney. This event is a great opportunity for networking among fellow engineers and strengthening mutually beneficial relationship’s with professionals and professional organisations.