(Above) ACPA Board of Directors at the 2019 Annual Strategic Planning Meeting in Red Deer, AB. (Left to right) Jim Young, Sarah Stilson, Lenn Liwanag, Patrick Kamau, Oleksiy Golovchenko, Patrick Kalita, Kathy Janzen, Steve Jakeway, Shiva Zohrehvand, Mike Gao
Who should take this course?

This course is being offered for environmental analytical chemists who work in the lab or the field as well as environmental engineers, biologists, forestry professionals, agrologists, and government regulators.
December 5 - 6, 2019
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Providence Renewal Centre
Edmonton, AB

Registration Deadline:
Sunday, December 1, 2019

This course qualifies for 16 PDC credits for ACPA members.
This short, one-day course will provide an introduction to the ethical framework that guides professional chemists in the conduct of their duties. The course focuses on solving practical issues that arise in professional practice. After a full morning of presentations by two instructors, Nils Petersen and Kathy Janzen, and several case studies examining issues that arise in everyday work situations, an examination based on a case study is given at the end of the day. Candidates that pass the exam will receive an Ethics certificate.
Friday, February 7, 2020
8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Venue TBD
Edmonton, AB

Registration Deadline:
Sunday, February 2, 2020

NOTE: This course is a mandatory requirement for ACPA membership.
The new ACPA Jursiprudence Course is an online course that can be completed in approximately three hours. To access the course, sign in to your ACPA online account and look for Jurisprudence course under the Member Menu. You will need to register for the course with a one time fee of $150 + GST. Thereafter, you can return to the course as often as you wish. You can start taking the course and return later to complete the course as your time permits. Once the course is completed, you can return any time to look up any material or references from the course as needed.
All current members have until December 2019 to complete this course. New members and CIT's must complete this course before they can use the PChem title.
We are looking for volunteers!
The following committees are currently seeking members:

  • Student Liaison committee (3, Edmonton-based)
  • Marketing committee (4)
  • Professional governance committee (4-6)
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