The Biological and Medicinal Chemistry Division of the Canadian Society for Chemistry is committed to supporting external meetings that provide forums for communication and collaboration for chemists involved in biological and/or medicinal chemistry research in Canada.  Please consult the CSC BM Division – Sponsorship Guidelines and Application for the guidelines and procedure for application for support of stand-alone scientific events whose primary research focus involves biological and/or medicinal chemistry.



The Women in Chemistry Initiative at the University of Toronto (WICTO) will occur on May 26th to May 28th, 2017 in the downtown Toronto area with the theme of ‘Becoming a Confident Chemist and Future Leader’. The goals of the retreat is (1) to learn to be an effective leader and mentor and (2) to learn how to identify gender bias and navigate through the workplace.  For more information visit