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Annual General Meeting 2016

Annual General Meeting October 21, 2016 Call to Order 17:00 Meeting Scheduled: 17:00-19:00 Simon Fraser University Harbour Centre 515 West Hasting Street, Vancouver BC Room 7000 (Earl and Jennie Lohn Policy Room) The AGM is open to all ACPBC members and will include: the business of electing the Board and Officers, audited financial statements for…

Nanolytica 2016 at Simon Fraser University May 5th

PerkinElmer and SFU are providing a forum where academic, government, and industrial researchers can come together to share insights on nanomaterial analytical techniques developed in the areas of advanced materials, life sciences, energy and the environment. This symposium is a great opportunity for you to learn from colleagues and peers and discover the latest technological…

We celebrate BC Technology Skills Appreciation Week

Technology Skills Appreciation Week in BC (March 21 – 25) recognizes the valuable contribution of people working in technological skilled trades to the province’s economy and labour force. The technology sector of the BC economy relies on the skills of science and engineering technologists and professionals to grow and prosper. More information. Paul West, President…

Landfill and Lagoon Leachate Workshop

The Associations of the Chemical Profession in Alberta and Saskatchewan are pleased to offer a one-day workshop on chemical leachate issues that affect landfills and lagoons. Special consideration will be given to the plight of small rural communities in Alberta and Saskatchewan that may face leachate regulations and potentially costly programs to monitor, manage, and…

Invitation to BC Academia-Industry Mixer III Feb 1, 2015

On the evening of February 1st, 2016, the Vancouver section of the Chemical Institute of Canada in partnership with NSERC-Pacific will be hosting the BC Acdemia-Industry Mixer. This event is also supported by the Association of the Chemical Profession of British Columbia and will take place at SFU Vancouver’s Harbour Centre Campus. The goal of…

Dr. Andy Pickard receives Frank W. Reinhart Award from ASTM International

Dr. Andy Pickard P.Chem. has been recognized for his outstanding service to ASTM International through the Frank W. Reinhart Award.  Dr. Pickard is an independent consultant to the petrochemical sector focused on petrochemical products and liquid fuels ( natural gas, propane, gasoline, aviation fuel, diesel fuel, heating oil and heavy fuel oils).  ASTM International is a…

2016 Membership Renewal

It is now time to act!  The deadline for renewing your membership in the ACPBC is January 29, 2016. The ACPBC is pressing to enhance the professional stature of chemists through recognition of the profession of chemist in BC through legislation and in regulation.  The ACPBC is also deeply involved with the national umbrella organization…