Robert G. Auld and Reg Friesen Competitions

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Sunday, October 22, 2017
14:00-17:00
Shaw, Salon 8

Please note that due to space restrictions we will accept two abstracts from each university for each of the two competitions below. If space permits (following the abstract deadline) additional presenters may be accepted from these universities. A waiting list will be kept for these additional abstracts.

Robert G. Auld Student Competition

Sponsored by the Robert G. Auld Fund

This competition allows students to speak on any aspect of chemical engineering. This can include work experience as well as a design or research project. This presentation is of a technical nature.

Eligibility

This competition is open to undergraduate students currently enrolled in a Canadian chemical engineering program.

Deadline

September 29, 2017

Award

First prize: $300 and a certificate
Second prize: $200 and a certificate
Third prize: $150 and a certificate
Prizes will be announced at the Student Banquet.

Abstract Submission

Submit an abstract including the title, presenters name(s) and university, and a brief summary (100 to 200 words) of your talk.

Talk Format

The oral presentations will be 10–15 minutes in length (depending on the number of participants) including a 2–3 minute question period. Projector and laptop will be provided.

Judging

There will be a panel of 3 judges representing industry, government and/or academia.

Questions and abstracts should be sent to: awards@cheminst.ca

Reg Friesen Student Paper Competition

Sponsored by the CIC Chemistry Education Division

This competition is intended to encourage students to present papers of general interest concerning the following: critical evaluation of their educational experiences; innovative learning/teaching strategies and materials; other topics that address chemistry or chemical engineering education. This is a non-technical presentation.

Eligibility

This competition is open to undergraduate students currently enrolled in a Canadian chemical engineering program.

Deadline

September 29, 2017

Award

First prize: $350 and a certificate
Second prize: $150 and a certificate
Prizes will be announced at the Student Banquet.

Abstract Submission

Abstracts should include the title, presenters name(s) and university, and a brief summary (100 to 200 words) of your talk.

Talk Format

The oral presentations will be 10 - 15 minutes in length(depending on the number of participants) including a 2-3 minute question period. Projector and laptop will be provided.

Judging

A panel of 3 judges representing industry, government and academia.

Questions and abstracts should be sent to: awards@cheminst.ca