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Photonics Workshop- How to bolster the Natural Resources Sector

Within the scope of the CPIC study called “The Impact of Photonics on the Canadian Economy-Review and Prospects », we are organizing a FREE workshop on Photonics for the Natural Resources Sector. The objective of this workshop is to discuss the business and technology trends of the natural resources sector (mining, forestry, etc…) as well as…

AGM and ProD Workshop

Annual General Meeting Friday, October 23, 2015 Room Open at 16:30 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) In addition to contributing to building a strong and relevant professional association for Chemists in BC, this…

2015 ACPBC Undergraduate Student Member Scholarship

The  2015 ACPBC Undergraduate Student Scholarship, in the amount of $1000, is awarded to an ACPBC student member enrolled in third or fourth year of an undergraduate Chemistry program at a British Columbia university. All applicants should be student members of the ACPBC. The award is equally based on academic performance in all completed Chemistry…

Professional Ethics for Chemists October 23, 2015

In conjunction with the ACPA we are pleased to offer the one-day course “Professional Ethics for Chemists”. Friday October 23, 2015; 08:00-16:30 Simon Fraser University Harbour Centre 515 West Hasting Street, Vancouver BC Room 7000 (Earl and Jennie Lohn Policy Room) The course has been rewritten for our Code of Ethics and focuses on solving…

SABCS Conference & Workshop in September

The Fifth Annual SABCS Conference and Workshop on Contaminated Sites September 23 and 24, 2015 The Conference this year has 22 submitted papers and the Workshop features international speakers, including a return visit by John Wilson of Scissortail Environmental Solutions.  The Workshop title this year is Current Approaches to Site Assessment and Application of Monitored…

Chemistry in the Urban Atmosphere – Call for Abstracts

Chemistry of the Urban Atmsophere Faraday Discussion of the Royal Society of Chemistry April 6-8, 2016; London UK   The deadline for abstracts fro oral presentations of full papers has been extended to August 3rd 2015.  Details of the meeting are at the RSC site.  On-line abstract submission and additional deadlines ofr paper and poster…

Nobel Prize-winning chemist Dr. Richard Shrock speaking in Vancouver and Victoria

Dr. Richard Shrock will be speaking about his role in elucidating the catalytic reaction that led to a Nobel Prize in 2005. Vancouver Details: May 19th at 12:45 pm UBC – Chemistry B Block, Room B250 Victoria Details: May 21st at 11:30 am UVic – BWC A104 Click here for further details.

Presentation by Dr. Robie Macdonald – Monday March 23

  The Vancouver Island Section of the Chemical Institute of Canada is hosting a special guest presentation by Dr. Robie Macdonald entitled: The Arctic Ocean: a place where geography meets chemistry Monday, March 23 at 5:00pm University of Victoria – room ECS 125 (Engineering & Computer Science building) Robie Macdonald is a renowned ocean chemist…

CSAP Graduate Scholarship

The CSAP Society is supporting the next generation of Contaminated Site Approved Professionals by offering up to three $5000 scholarships to applied science and engineering graduate students whose research is relevant to the assessment and remediation of contaminated sites.  More information and application forms are available from CSAP; the deadline is March 31, 2015.  The…