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SAVE THE DATE: OUF from Fri, Sep 28 - Sun, Sep 30

This year's Ontario Universities’ Fair will be taking place between Friday, September 28 to Sunday, September 30 at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre. The event is attended by 130,000 students and parents over the course of the weekend. It's imperative that we have appropriate coverage for ChemE. Faculty and staff, an offical call for volunteers will be emailed to you on Monday, August 27. If you're interested in helping out, please read that email in full.

CEGSA Wine and Cheese on Fri, Sep 14

CEGSA will be hosting its annual Wine and Cheese event on Friday, September 14 in GB202. The event starts at 5pm. This is a great time for staff, students and faculty to meet each other at the start of the new academic year while dining on some delicious cheeses, wine and beer.


August 24, 2018

Volume 35, Issue 29

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IdeasCity Toronto deadline Wed, Aug 22

Do you have an idea that will change Toronto? An idea that will foster connections, strengthen neighbourhood exchanges, reshape infrastructure, and diversify the city’s current landscape? If so, The Bentway and the New Museum invite you to pitch your ideas for the future city. If successful, you will present your pitch to a distinguished panel of judges at IdeasCity Toronto on Saturday, September 15 and will have the opportunity to run a coached crowdfunding campaign through Patronicity. The deadline to apply is Wednesday, August 22. Click here to learn more and for application details.

Special lecture on Wed, Aug 29

Brian F. Pfleger, the Jay and Cynthia Ihlenfeld Professor from the University of Wisconsin-Madison's Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, will be giving a special lecture on Wednesday, August 29. The talk entitled, Metabolic engineering strategies for producing oleochemicals in bacteria, will take place in WB407 from 10-11am.

2018 Safety training schedule for new researchers and 4th-year students

CHE 2222H - New graduate students / PDFs / research associates / research assistants / lab technicians / visiting researchers:

  • Tuesday, September 4, 9:10am - 12pm, WB116
  • Evaluation Examination - Tuesday, September 18, 12-1pm, WB116

4th-year undergraduate students:

  • Tuesday, September 4, 9:10am - 12pm, WB116
  • Evaluation Examination - Tuesday, September 18, 12-12:30pm, WB116

The CGEN Forum on Thu, Sep 6

The CGEN Forum: Envisioning the Future of Engineering for Global Development will take place on Thursday, September 6. The event will bring together participants from academia, industry and NGOs to learn about how students and faculty working with the Centre for Global Engineering are tackling pressing issues in global development. The event will take place in the on the 5th floor atrium of the new Myhal Centre. Click here for more info and to register.

CIFST call for volunteers

The Canadian Institute of Food Science & Technology (CIFST) is looking for volunteers for two events:

  • 45th Annual Golf Tournament on Wednesday, September 12 in Ajax, ON.
  • 30th Annual Suppliers' Night Tabletop Exhibition on Tuesday, November 6 in Mississauga, ON.

Both events are excellent opportunities for students to network with food industry professionals and learn more about the industry. Meals will be provided. If you are interested in helping out, please contact Sophia Walter for more info. She can be reached at swalter@powellmay.cbpowell.com.


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