Winter/Spring 2017

The 100th Canadian Chemistry Conference and Exhibition is currently accepting abstract submissions and registrations for its centennial conference. Submit an abstract by Feb. 13 to be considered for an oral or poster presentation. Register by April 18 to receive the early registration rate.

The Canadian Chemistry Education Research Community (CCERC) is now accepting applications for its upcoming forum in Toronto, which will take place on May 28. The forum hopes to address three key areas: connecting chemistry education researchers, identifying Canadian priorities for chemistry education research and coordinating chemistry and learning outcomes. Interested parties should apply online by Feb. 13.

The Analytical Chemistry Subject Division of the Chemical Institute of Canada (CIC) is seeking nominations for its 2017 Undergraduate Student Travel Award and Graduate Student Award in Honour of Walter E. Harris. Award nominations are due on Feb. 27. To learn more, visit the analytical division webpage.

The Chemical Institute of Canada (CIC) is now accepting applications for the 2017 Lionel High School Chemistry Scholarship. This scholarship provides $4,000 towards the post-secondary education of outstanding students who want to pursue chemistry-related fields and who are in financial need. The application deadline is March 1. To learn more, visit the CIC student awards website.

Registration is now open for the 2017 CIC/SCI Canada Green, Clean and Sustainable Chemistry Seminar and Awards Dinner, which will take place March 30 in Toronto. The 2017 SCI Canada award winners are Mark Lievonen of Sanofi Pasteur Limited, Murray McLaughlin of Bioindustrial Innovation Canada, David Allan of Cresswell Advisors Inc., Molly Shoichet of the University of Toronto, Ravi Gukathasan of Digital Specialty Chemicals and Bonnie Schmidt of Let’s Talk Science. Registration for the Green, Clean and Sustainable Chemistry Seminar is complimentary for CIC student members.

Registration for the 45th Southern Ontario Undergraduate Student Chemistry Conference (SOUSCC 2017) and the 31st Western Canadian Undergraduate Chemistry Conference (WCUCC 2017) is now open. These conferences provide a venue where student researchers can showcase their work, network with chemists from their region and compete for prizes. SOUSCC 2017 takes place March 18 in Toronto. WCUCC 2017 will take place from May 3-6, in Edmonton.