New SCC Ontario Survey The SCC Ontario board is happy to announce the launch of our new survey!As a member of the SCC Ontario chapter or someone who is interested in our chapter and attends the occasional meeting and/or function we are looking for your feedback. Please take a moment to complete our brief survey and let us know what you like, and don't like as well as how we may improve on what we are doing. Our objective as a society is the advancement of cosmetic science, which of course we all have a vested interest in! So why not do it in a way that educates as well as entertains! Click Here to participate in the survey !
SCC Continuing Education Course“Molecular Biology, Gene Expression for the Cosmetic Chemist”:Howard Epstein, Ph.D.Thursday September 17th, 2015Pre-Registration is required for this Course.Read More Here…
2016 SCC Ontario Chapter Board ElectionsIt is time for elections of the 2016 SCC Ontario Chapter Board Members. We have two positions open for election this year: Chair-Elect and Treasurer. As a member of the SCC Ontario Chapter you will soon be sent specific instructions on how to cast your vote!Read More Here …
Seneca College is developing a full time, one year, day time post graduate certificate in Cosmetic Science. We are currently seeking industry experts in the areas of raw materials, formulation and cosmetic regulations to develop curriculum and/or provide instruction. Ideal candidates will have excellent English skills and current expertise in the cosmetic industry. If you are interested, please forward your resume and contact information here :
Attention Members !Unemployed and Emeritus members may continue to attend monthly meetings free of charge. Please contact the registration booth upon arrival. Unemployed membership is free of charge by submitting the renewal form with unemployment details.
SCC ONTARIO EMAIL REGISTRATIONAs you may have heard, new anti-spam laws in Canada came into effect on July 1st of 2014. As such we have had to ask all members and anyone interested in receiving our periodic communiqués from SCC Ontario for permission to be put on our mail list. If you are no longer receiving our emails or want to be included on our circulation list going forward please click here to register.Please note your email information will be used for SCC information purposes ONLY!
MEMBERSHIPFor those who would like to become members, yearly fees are $140 US. Applications are available from your Executive Committee or on-line at www.SCCOnline.org. Please return the completed form at your convenience and reap the benefits of the SCC. For renewal memberships, please send payments directly to the SCC National Office. For your convenience, National will accept payment by VISA, Mastercard or AMEX. Please contact National for details.
How to be a Complete Cosmetic Chemistby Perry RomanowskiTo be a complete cosmetic chemist you need to have a wide range of knowledge and skills not taught in college. Here are the 5 main areas you need to develop to excel in a cosmetic science career. Cosmetic science knowledge – Most of what you learned in college about chemistry was focused on topics that have limited application to the job of being a cosmetic chemist. You learned more about the construction of molecules and less about their application. As a formulator you’ll have to learn what the different available ingredients do and how to use them. Read More Here …
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Address Change:Throughout the year many of our members change jobs or relocate and forget to notify the National Office. Without notification, these members may not receive Important mailings and eventually are made inactive. We have created a form that is now available on the SCC website which allows members to make changes to their information and it is sent to the National office. Please visit the following website to make your changes; http://www.scconline.org
Presenters Welcome !The SCC Ontario Chapter Board is currently accepting submissions for presentations ! Interested parties can submit a presentation abstract and a biography. Your talk may be accepted for either a Chapter Meeting or Education Day. Please send all enquiries to Andy Halasz (speaker coordinator). Email Here !
15th Annual SCC Ontario Chapter Golf TournamentThe weather couldn't have been better for a great day out with friends and colleagues on the links in the rolling hills of Caledon!! On July 21st our 15th annual SCC Ontario Chapter Golf Tournament was again held at Caledon Woods Golf Club north of Bolton ! As a “Club Link” course our SCC members were well taken care of by the staff . We had a wonderful turnout with 109 attendees which included both golfers and dinner guests!Read More Here…
Dr. Joe is Coming Back !Dr. Joe Schwarcz is coming back to Toronto on October 15th to give a presentation on Chemistry and Cosmetic Science. We all remember his last visit and this time we’ll be moving our venue to Seneca College on the York University Campus to bring in more students and help spread the word on the new Cosmetic Science Certificate Program starting next year. Dr. Joe is the Director of McGill University’s “Office for Science and Society” and is well known for his information and entertaining public lectures on topics ranging from the chemistry of love to the science of aging. Professor Schwarcz has received numerous awards for teaching chemistry and for interpreting science for the public and is the only non - American ever to win the American Chemical Society’s prestigious Grady-Stack Award for demystifying chemistry.More details to follow !
Longtime Member RetiresOn behalf of the SCC Ontario Chapter, we would like to wish a long and happy retirement to one of our founding members, Joanne Gordon.been there since day one, Joanne has seen and been involved in the continuous growth of our chapter from just a few members to now over 200!Her passion for the industry was continuously strong and her commitment to the Ontario SCC chapter has been appreciated over the years.All the best Joanne!