Edmonton Local Section of the Chemical Institute of Canada
Who we are:
The Edmonton Local Section of the Chemical Institute of Canada is a network of volunteers from northern Alberta, north of and including Red Deer. The purpose of the Local Sections of the Chemical Institute of Canada is to bring together individuals who live, work or study in the same region and who share an interest in the chemical sciences and engineering, in order to create networking opportunities and to encourage productive sharing of ideas.
What we do:
- We promote chemical awareness within the community;
- We organize public lectures and industrial tours;
- We provide professional development, networking and mentorship opportunities for chemical professionals;
- We host our signature event - Café CIC;
- We participate in outreach activities;
- We support regional science fairs;
- We organize and support student related activities.
How Can You Be Involved?
To become a member of the Edmonton CIC Local Section, simply fill out your application for membership in the Chemical Institute of Canada and you will be assigned a Local Section based on your address. To participate in the activities of the section, check the links and pdfs listed below for upcoming events and news.
- Process Safety Course Calgary, May 28-29, 2012
- Risk Assessment Course Calgary, May 30-31, 2012
- Lab Safety Course Calgary, May 28-29, 2012
- Public Lectures
- Science Rendezvous
- D.B. Robinson Distinguished Speaker Series
- Café CIC
- CSC Edmonton Distinguished Lecture in Chemistry
- Past events
Awards & Sponsorships
- Student travel awards to attend the Western Canadian Undergraduate Chemistry Conference (WCUCC)
- Edmonton Regional Science Fair special award and Young Chemist awards
- Annual sponsorship of chemistry student career night
- Annual sponsorship of the Western Canada CSCT Student Symposium
- Sponsor of 2010 ICASS conference
News, Reports and Other Information and Activities
If you have questions, you can contact:
Edmonton CIC Local Section
UofA Postal Outlet
Edmonton, Alta. T6G 2S9