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Spring 2020 Update from Section Chair

Due to the current situation around COVID-19 we have cancelled our Spring Meeting that was originally scheduled for May 29 in Winnipeg. We do plan on holding our annual general meeting (AGM) in virtual format sometime in June (exact date and time TBA). All section members (including student members) are welcome to attend. Further information will be posted when they become available. 

Be safe and take care.

- Brad Easton, Section Chair

Section Award Winners

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

  1. 2019 Lash Miller Award: Prof. Edouard Asselin, University of British Columbia
  2. 2019 ECS Canada Section Student Award: Jeffrey D. Henderson, University of Western Ontario

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Section Officers

  1. Chair: Brad Easton (Ontario Tech)
  2. Vice-Chair – Membership: Heather Andreas (Dalhousie)
  3. Vice-Chair – Programs:  Christa Brosseau (SMU)
  4. Secretary/Treasurer: Steen Schougaard (UQAM)
  5. Immediate Past Chair: Michael Eikerling (SFU)


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


  1. Hogan Yu (SFU)
  2. Brian McLean (St.FX) 
  3. David Wilkinson  (UBC) 
  4. Kristin Poduska (MUN) 
  5. Venkataraman Thangadurai (U Calgary) 
  6. Zhifeng Ding (Western)
  7. Li Yan (Nova Research and Technology Centre, Calgary) 


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2019 Fall Symposium

The ECS Canadian Section Fall 2019 Meeting will be held at Queen's University on Thursday December 19, 2019.  Further details concerning the location of the event, travel information, and registration can be found in the event program. 

The topic of this year's meeting will be "Current Challenges and Recent Advances in Electrochemical Technologies for a Sustainable Society". The symposium will feature two keynote lectures and presentations from domestic and international researchers. Additional information can be found in the meeting program.

Abstract Submission 

Abstract submission for the poster session now open. Anyone interested in presenting a poster should indicate this on their registration form, and submit an abstract using the provided template  to Marina Tintor 14mat11@queensu.ca by Saturday, December 14th. Information about the poster session and abstract submission is provided in the event program and the registration form.  



All those interested in attending the symposium are asked to complete the registration form and submit it by email to Marina Tintor 14mat11@queensu.ca. The registration fee is $135.60 ($120 + 13% HST) for regular attendees and $67.80 ($60 + 13% HST) for students and postdoctoral fellows.  The registration is to be paid by cheque or money order payable to Department of Chemistry Queen’s University (upon arrival/registration).  We ask that every attendee confirms their registration by Saturday, December 14th.

If you have any questions regarding the Symposium, please feel free to contact Eduardo B. Ferreira (16edbf@queensu.ca). 

Past Meetings

Fall 2018

The Fall  2018 Meeting was held at the University of Quebec at Montreal on Saturday, November 10, 2018.  The symposium featured a keynote lecture from from Professor Thomas Hamann from Michigan State University, along with a mix of invited lectures, and other oral  presentations. A poster session was also held.  The program is available here.

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.

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.