Canadian Section of The Electrochemical Society

Electrochemistry in Canada

ECS Canada News

Meeting Announcment

The ECS Canadian Section Fall 2018 Meeting will be held at the University of Quebec at Montreal on Saturday, November 10, 2018. The theme of the meeting is “Electrochemistry: Fundamental and Applied” and will feature a keynote presentation from Professor Thomas Hamann from Michigan State University. In addition, there are several invited lectures and the section will be awarding Dr. Ashok Vijh from Hydro-Quebec with the Canada Section Electrochemical Award of The Electrochemical Society for his contributions to the advancement of electrochemistry in Canada.


Section Award Winners

The ECS Canadain Section is proud to announce the winners of the following awards:

  1. 2017 Lash Miller Award: Prof. Yurij Mozharivskyj, McMaster University
  2. 2017 ECS Canada Section Student Award: Leah Ellis, Dalhousie University

Exective Committee

Section Officers

  1. Chair: Christa Brosseau (SMU)
  2. Vice-Chair – Membership: Thamara Laredo (Lakehead U)
  3. Vice-Chair – Programs: Brad Easton (UOIT)
  4. Secretary: Heather Andreas (Dal U)
  5. Immediate Past Chair: Michael Eikerling (SFU)

Councilors

  1. Aicheng Chen (Lakehead U) 
  2. Sylvie Morin (York U)      

  Members-At-Large

  1. Hogan Yu (SFU)
  2. Brian McLean (St.FX) 
  3. Steen Schougaard (UQAM) 
  4. Kristin Poduska (MUN) 
  5. Jeffrey Shepherd (Laurentian) 
  6. Zhifeng Ding (UWO)
  7. Li Yan, Nova Research and Technology Centre, Calgary 

Meetings

Current Meeting

The ECS Canadian Section Fall 2018 Meeting will be held at the University of Quebec at Montreal on Saturday, November 10, 2018. The theme of the meeting is “Electrochemistry: Fundamental and Applied” and will feature a keynote presentation from Professor Thomas Hamann from Michigan State University. In addition, there are several invited lectures and the section will be awarding Dr. Ashok Vijh from Hydro-Quebec with the Canada Section Electrochemical Award of The Electrochemical Society for his contributions to the advancement of electrochemistry in Canada.


Abstract Submission 

Abstract submission for oral and poster submission is now open. Please use the abstract submission template and submit directly to Joshua Byers (byers.joshua@uqam.ca). Prizes will be awarded for the top 3 student poster presentations.

  

Registration 

Registration for the 2018 Fall Meeting can be accomplished through the event profile here


Early bird registration  (until Oct. 26)

Student (Non-Member): $50

Student (Member) $45

Other (Non-Member): $90

Other (Member): $80


Late registration  (from Oct. 27)

Student (Non-Member): $60

Student (Member) $55

Other (Non-Member): $110

Other (Member): $100


Past Meetings

Spring 2018

The spring 2018 was held on on Saturday, May 26 at the University of Alberta . The symposium featured a keynote lecture from Prof. Greg Swain (Michigan State) , along with a mix of invited lectures, and other oral  presentations. A poster session was also held.  The program is available here. .

  

Fall 2017

The Fall 2017  symposium was held on Saturday, November 4th,  at Queen's University. The theme of the was "Materials for Renewable Electrochemical Energy Technologies". The symposium featured three keynote lectures and contributed presentations from many academic and industrial researchers. In addition, there were poster presentations from graduate students.  The conference program can be downloaded here.


Fall 2016

The Canadian Section of the Electrochemical Society held its Fall Symposium at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) on November 12, 2016. The meeting was organized by Prof. Brad Easton and Dr. Mohammadreza Ghavidel. The symposium theme was “Interdisciplinary Electrochemistry” and attracted more than 75 attendees (including academic researchers, graduate students, and industry members). The symposium was comprised of morning and afternoon sessions, a poster session, followed by a wine and cheese reception. Prof. Janine Mauzeroll (McGill University) delivered the keynote presentation, titled “Redox triggered vesicles: A promising approach for drug delivery”. Twelve other invited speakers presented lectures throughout the day. The poster session was followed by a wine and cheese reception where three student poster awards were presented to: Nakkiran Arulmozhi (First Place, Queens University), Matthew Genovese (Second Place, University of Toronto), Jeffrey Henderson (Third Place, Western University).  


The Conference program in PDF format can be downloaded here, the abstract Book: here.  


A selection of photos from the meeting can be viewed here.


About Us

Electrochemistry in Canada

We are a network of electrochemical researchers in Canada. This group operates as a section within the main Electrochemical Society organization.   We hold semi-annual symposiums and also support electrochemical researchers and students throughout Canada.