Early registration opens July 14 for the Industrial Chemistry Conference, presented by the Chemical Institute of Canada (CIC), the Canadian Society for Chemical Technology (CSCT) and the Association of the Chemical Profession of Alberta (ACPA). The Nov. 12-14 conference, set for Edmonton, is for individuals working in the analysis community such as chemists and chemical engineers as well as students and graduates. Delegates will learn about advanced chemical analysis methods, current developments affecting the analytical sciences and related monitoring studies. Register at www.cic2014.ca.

The Canadian Society for Chemical Engineering­ professional development courses are set for Oct. 22-23 in Niagara Falls, Ont. and Nov. 13-14 in Edmonton. The Risk Assessment Course is designed for environmental and process safety professionals and outlines the technical tools to assess risk in industrial environments. The Process Safety Course is offered in Edmonton Nov. 13-14 and introduces technical and working concepts of process safety to engineering, safety and management professionals. Register at www.cheminst.ca/courses.

The deadline for the CNC-IUPAC Travel Awards 2015 is Oct. 17. The Canadian National Committee for IUPAC (CNC-IUPAC) travel awards program assists Canadian scientists and engineers who are within 10 years of having achieved their PhD and are currently working at a Canadian institution present a paper at a Canadian National Committee for the International Union of Pure & Applied Chemistry-sponsored conference outside Canada. Apply at www.cnc-iupac.ca.

The 5th Georgian Bay International Conference on Bioinorganic Chemistry (CanBIC-5) takes place May 19-23, 2015 in Parry Sound, Ont. CanBIC is a small and specialized international conference devoted to the biological chemistry of metals. For further information go to www.canbic.ca or contact Martin Stillman at martin.stillman@uwo.ca.

The Call for Nominations for the 2015 Canadian Council of University Chemistry Chairs (CCUCC) Chemistry Doctoral Award deadline is Sept. 15. The award recognizes outstanding achievement and potential in research by a graduate student whose PhD thesis in chemistry was formally accepted by a Canadian university­ in the year preceding the nomination deadline. Submit at www.cheminst.ca/awards/csc-awards.