The Canadian Society for Chemistry - Science Policy Forum The Future of Chemistry, featuring five leaders in the field of chemistry, was held during the 97th Canadian Chemistry Conference and Exhibition in June. The panelists provided their thoughts and visions on the future of chemistry from academic, industrial, and governmental perspectives. Issues discussed included academic preparedness for the current needs of the chemical industry, the impact of industry-academia collaboration on students, and the subsequent economic benefits.
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The Canadian Society for Chemistry (CSC) signed a Reciprocal Agreement with the Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) on June 1, 2014 in Vancouver during the 97th Canadian Chemistry Conference and Exhibition. The Agreement recognises the common objectives and interest in chemical and related fields, and declares cooperation in activities that advance the chemical sciences and it contributes to the future successes of CSC and RSC.
The provincial chemistry associations of British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Ontario, Quebec and Nova Scotia launched a new Federation of Canada’s Professional Chemists (FCPC) in Vancouver on Sunday, June 1. 2014. The role of the provincial bodies is primarily to deal with existing and pending provincial legislation and regulations and to make sure that their individual provincial members meet the professional chemistry qualifications that provincial governments expect.