The CIC offers various professional development courses for chemists, chemical engineers and chemical technologists to help further your technical knowledge and give you an edge in your career.
Online Course: Foundations of World Patent Law
March 15 & 22, 2017
The Canadian Society for Chemistry (CSC) is pleased to partner with the American Chemical Society to offer a 4 hour course on World Patent Law.
No prior knowledge of intellectual property is required.
Summary: The seminar will provide an introduction to international patent framework, types of patents, requirements for patentability, managing patent portfolios, preparing and prosecuting patents internationally.
Key Topics: Introduction to patents and international patent framework; types of patents; patentability requirements, managing patent portfolios; preparing and filing an international patent application; international patent prosecution.
Cost: $595 for CSC and ACS members; $795 for non members
**Note: In order to receive the member registration rate, CSC members should select the "ACS member" option when registering for the course and enter their CSC membership number.**
Laboratory Safety Course
The Chemical Institute of Canada (CIC) is proud to partner with the Laboratory Safety Institute (LSI) to offer a two-day laboratory safety course to members. This course provides an in-depth look at the fundamentals of lab safety and effective lab safety programs. You will learn to identify and manage common laboratory hazards; many of which you may never have considered.
Upcoming 2017 Two-Day Course Schedule
The Laboratory Safety Institute (LSI) has scheduled a number of Two-Day courses across Canada and the United States. Visit their full Laboratory Safety Course Schedule for a list of dates across North America. The Canadian course dates are as follows:
- Register for March 14-15, 2017 in Calgary, AB.
- Register for April 11-12, 2017 in Vancouver, BC.
- Register for August 29-30, 2017 in Mississauga, ON.
- Register for October 3-4, 2017 in Saskatoon, SK.
- Register for October 31-November 1 in Edmonton, AB.