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About the CIC


The Chemical Institute of Canada (CIC) is a national not-for-profit organization committed to advancing the chemical sciences and engineering through its three constituent societies.

  • Canadian Society for Chemistry (CSC)
  • Canadian Society for Chemical Engineering (CSChE)
  • Canadian Society for Chemical Technology (CSCT)


  • Provide professional designations and memberships to those in the chemical sciences and engineering profession
  • Organize Canada’s two premier annual conferences for the chemical sciences and engineering – the Canadian Chemistry Conference and Exhibition and the Canadian Chemical Engineering Conference
  • Connect members through a network of Local Sections, Student Chapters and Subject Divisions
  • Produce two major publications: ACCN the Canadian Chemical News magazine  and the Canadian Journal of Chemical Engineering
  • Conferring over 40 awards across Canada
  • Advocate to the government on issues of research funding and regulations
  • Accredit university programs and certify chemical technologists
  • Plan Outreach activities for the public to advance their understanding and appreciation of the chemical sciences and engineering
  • Provide Career Services that help to advance the professional lives of chemists, engineers and technologists.
  • And much more


As well as enjoying several benefits such as discounted rates for our conferences and a complimentary subscription to our magazine, members of the Constituent Societies of the CIC become part of Canada’s diverse and prestigious community of chemical scientists, engineers and technologists.

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