The Institution of Engineers, Sri Lanka is the successor to the ‘Engineering Association of
Ceylon’, which was founded in 1906. In 1968, the Institution of Engineers, Sri Lanka was made
an incorporated body of the government, by an Act of Parliament. The IESL being the Apex body
for engineering professionals in Sri Lanka, having a membership of more than 20,000, is called
upon and mandated to represent the profession at many national forums and to contribute for
the national development with the Vision to be among the leading professional institutions of
engineering and technology in the world, has Missioned techno Sri Lanka for “Bringing out and
Unleashing the Country’s Multi – Disciplinary Engineering Talents, for Driving Sri Lanka into
Technological Excellence and for Revolutionary Uplifting of Peoples’ Living Conditions”.
The flagship event of IESL, techno Sri Lanka, since its inception in 1985 has grown to be the largest
and the only engineering and technology exhibition held annually in Colombo. ”techno”, living
up to its standards, has demonstrated the means for uplifting peoples’ living conditions and has
become an ideal venue for industry professionals, business heads, technologists and the keen
public to come together on a single platform.