Professional Associations

professional associations

Canadian Society for Chemical Engineering (CSChE)*

The CSChE is a national, not-for-profit, professional association that unites chemical engineering students and professionals working in the industry, academia and government.

For information on membership** and benefits, please refer to: http://www.cheminst.ca/about/membership

American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE)*

The AIChE is a nonprofit professional organization for chemical engineers providing leadership to the chemical engineering profession and representing 45,000 members in industry, academia, and government.

For information on membership** and benefits, please refer to: http://www.aiche.org/community/membership

Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of British Columbia (APEGBC)*

APEGBC is a licensing and regulatory body responsible for BC professional engineers and geoscientists. The association is charged with protecting public safety in BC by setting and maintaining high standards of professional practice and ethical conduct for its members and licensees.

For information on membership** and benefits, please refer to: https://www.apeg.bc.ca/Become-a-Member

Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy, and Petroleum (CIM)*

Founded in 1898, the Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum (CIM) is the leading technical society of professionals in the Canadian Minerals, Metals, Materials and Energy Industries. CIM aims to facilitate the exchange of knowledge and technology, foster networking, professional development and fraternity, and to recognize excellence and outstanding achievements in the minerals industry.

For information on membership** and benefits, please refer to: https://www.cim.org/en/Students.aspx

British Columbia Water & Waste Association (BCWWA)

BC Water & Waste Association (BCWWA) is a not-for-profit organization with a mandate to safeguard public health and the environment on matters related to water and wastewater.

BCWWA facilitates networking and knowledge sharing opportunities for water and wastewater industry professionals in BC and the Yukon. We also provide a voice for the water and waste community through linkages with government and other organizations, public outreach activities and advocacy.

For information on membership** and benefits, please refer to: http://www.bcwwa.org/membership-7/student-membership.html

 Canadian Society for Bioengineering/La Société Canadienne de Génie Agroalimentaire et de Bioingénierie (CSBESCGAB)

CSBE/SCGAB (Canadian Society for Biological Engineering/La Société Canadienne de Génie Agroalimentaire et de Bioingénierie) is the technical Society of choice for all professionals who are interested and active in the scientific development and application of engineering principles to environmentally sustainable biological systems for the production of food, bio‐products, and bio‐energy.

CSBE/SCGAB provides key platforms for the compilation of knowledge and the dissemination of technology, including the publication of a refereed journal and of standards of practice, and conducting annual conferences, workshops for Continued Professional Development, and technical meetings.

For information, please refer to: http://csbe-scgab.ca/

*All the above professional affiliations host seminars, competitions, conferences and various networking events in Vancouver, Canada or the United States.  

**Membership fees for the organizations listed above are partially or in some cases fully subsidized by CHBE and APSC or the organization itself.