4th of January 2019 - The first event of the International Year of the Periodic Table of Chemical Elements (IYPT2019) has already been organised. In India a seminar on “Contribution of Mendeleev – A True Genius” was held. The official Opening Ceremony is on the 29th of January 2019 in Paris, France. More information and registration via www.iypt2019.org/opening-ceremony.