Shan S Ratnam Memorial Oration

During the Council Meeting in Melbourne, Australia in 2001, in honor of the late Emeritus Professor Shan S. Ratnam, a Shan S. Ratnam Memorial Oration was approved to be held during every Congress. Professor Geoffrey Bishop gave the 1st Memorial Lecture during the Congress in Bangalore, India in 2002.

Nomination / Selection

Professor Geoffrey Bishop was chosen to chair the committee to choose the next SSRatnam Memorial Oration. He was given the autonomy to choose two (2) other members who wish to compose the committee. Currently, the Executive Board makes appropriate recommendations to Dr Anandakumar for final approval


The Lecture will usually be given as the first Plenary Lecture on the second day of the Congress.


  • Return business class airfare from the country of origin to the Congress venue

  • Airport transfers

  • Accommodation at the Congress hotel for the duration of the Congress

  • Complimentary Registration

  • Complimentary tickets for the speaker and partner for the President’s Night and Congress Banquet.

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