The CSC’s Annual General Meeting will take place on Monday, May 27 from 12:20pm to 2:00pm at the Quebec City Convention Centre during the 96th Canadian Chemistry Conference and Exhibition. All CSC members are encouraged to attend.

The CSC presents their Career Development Day, May 29, 2013 during the 96th Canadian Chemistry Conference and Exhibition in Québec city, Que. Find out more at or see the full program advertisement on page 47 of this issue.

The abstract submission deadline for the 63rd Canadian Chemical Engineering Conference, to be held October 20-23, 2013 in Fredericton, N.B. is June 4, 2013. Submit your abstract at

The abstract submission deadline for Enviro- Analysis 2013, to be held September 15-18, 2013 in Toronto is June 6, 2013. Submit your abstract at

he CIC’s professional development courses will be held this year in two locations: June 3-4, 2013 in Edmonton Alta. and September 17-18, 2013 in Toronto, Ont. In addition to popular courses on Laboratory Safety (run by the CSCT) and Process Safety (run by the CSChE), a new course on Lean Sigma will be offered by the CSCT in partnership with Leading Edge Group. Combining principles of Lean manufacturing and Six Sigma process management, the course is designed to help process managers increase both efficiency and product quality. For more information visit Professional Deveopment Courses.

The Rubber Chemistry Division of the CSC will hold its annual two-day seminar and technical session June 18-19 in Edmonton. The event is titled “Rubber Technology Advances in the Oil Field Industry” and will feature speakers from leading rubber companies like DuPont and LANXESS as well as leading academic researchers. CIC members receive a significant discount. For more information visit the Rubber Chemistry Division.