Professional Development Track

CSC 2017 is hosting a variety of professional development events that you won't want to miss.

Sunday, May 28

Green Chemistry Crash Course and Industry Case Study
MTCC, Room 104A

In an era where climate change and the environment are key focus areas of research and technology development, knowledge of green chemistry principles and techniques are crucial to all chemical professsionals. Join the Canadian Society for Chemistry (CSC), the Green Chemistry Initiative (GCI) and GreenCentre Canada (GCC) for an engaging seminar that will teach you the basics of green chemistry, then put your knowledge to the test using a real world case study.

Career Discussion Panel and Coffee Mixer
MTCC, Room104A

Prominent panelists in the chemical sciences will discuss their career paths and answer audience questions. Attendees and panelists will have a chance to network at a post-panel coffee and cookies mixer, directly preceding the CSC 2017 Welcome Reception and Exhibition. 

Monday, May 29

NSERC Discovery Grants: Results, Questions and Answers
MTCC, Room 201A

Emily Tector and Madeleine Bastien of NSERC will provide an overview of program news, results of the 2017 Discovery Grants competition and the Discovery Grant evaluation process. 

ACS on Campus and Meet-the-Editors Reception
MTCC, Room 104C

The American Chemical Society’s premier outreach program, is hosting a panel discussion on how to get published with the ACS Editors: Prof. Jillian Buriak, Editor-in-Chief of Chemistry of Materials; Paul Chirik, Editor-in-Chief of Organometallics; Molly Shoichet, Associate Editor of Biomacromolecules; and Gang Zheng, Associate Editor of Bioconjugate Chemistry. Immediately following the panel, enjoy donuts, cookies, and your hot beverage of choice while mingling with important editors from ACS Publications. Be sure to ask them for tips on publishing your research!

Tuesday, May 30

CSC President's Event: Changing Face of Chemistry
MTCC, Room 206F

A panel of chemical professionals from across the globe will discuss the changing face of chemistry and chemical industry.

NSERC Discovery Grants: Insights from Former Committee Members
MTCC, Room 201A

Former committee members Jeffrey Atkinson (Brock University) and Chuck Lucy (University of Alberta) will provide candid insights and tips on how to prepare an NSERC Discovery Grant application. NSERC Program Officer Emily Tector and Team Leader Madeleine Bastien will be available for clarification of rules and requirements for these grants. All delegates are welcome to attend.

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