Benefits of Membership

Members of the Constituent Societies of the CIC become part of Canada’s diverse and prestigious community of chemical scientists, engineers and technologists.

*CIC and constituent society annual membership is based on a calendar year (January to December).

***CSChE 2016 Conference Registrants qualify for a special membership promotion

As a member, you’ll save money on:

CIC conferences: Members receive discounts on registration fees to the Canadian Chemistry Conference and Exhibition, the Canadian Chemical Engineering Conference, and the Industrial Chemistry Conference.

ACS conferences & meetings: CSC members and members of the American Chemical Society can now register for conferences and short courses at member/preferred rates. This means that members of the CSC no longer need to be a member of ACS in order to recieve their membership discount!

Other conferences: The CIC is affiliated with several other national and international meetings in the chemical sciences and engineering. In many cases, our members receive a discounted registration fee for these conferences.

Travel: CIC members save 5% on travel with VIA Rail.

ACCN, the Canadian Chemical News: Your membership includes a free subscription to this bimonthly, national magazine for the chemical sciences and engineering, a non-member value of $150.

Canadian Journal of Chemical Engineering: Members receive a significant discount on a subscription to the Canadian Journal of Chemical Engineering.

Chemistry World Magazine: Members recieve free online access to the Royal Society of Chemistry's Chemistry World magazinean award-winning international magazine.

Courses: Members receive a 20% discount on Professional Development Courses. Student members receive a student registration rate for these courses.

Home, auto and life insurance: Members receive a discount on home and auto insurance from TD Insurance Meloche Monnex and life insurance from Manulife

As a member you will also have access to all of our programs including:

Career services: Our customized career services allow professionals and students in the chemical sciences and engineering to search jobs, post resumes and get an edge in their career.

Awards: Our extensive awards and scholarships program recognizes outstanding achievement in the chemical sciences and engineering.

Subject Divisions: Connect with colleagues in your field through our extensive network of Subject Divisions

Local Sections: Connect with colleagues who live, work or study nearby through our dynamic network of Local Sections.

Student Chapters: Connect with other students who are studying the chemical sciences or engineering at your university or college through our Student Chapters.

Certified Chemical Technologist (cCT): Members of the CSCT gain cCT certification which highlights credentials, shows dedication to the profession and allows for more career mobility.

Member directory: Connect with your fellow members of the Constituent Societies of the CIC through our member directory.

And, by becoming a member, your membership fees will help support the important work the CIC and its Constituent Societies do on behalf of the chemical sciences and engineering community in Canada, including:

Advocacy: We advocate on behalf of chemical scientists and engineers to federal and provincial governments on issues of research funding and regulations.

Outreach: Our outreach program fosters an interest in chemistry among young people and raises the public’s understanding of and appreciation for the work of chemical scientists and engineers.

Accreditation: The CSC manages the accreditation of undergraduate chemistry programs nationally and abroad.

Membership handbooks

For more information on membership fees and categories, review the membership handbooks: