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The Canadian Society for Mass Spectrometry (CSMS) is calling for applications to fill the position of Vice President (2017-2020). This position entails being an active participant of the CSMS executive by attending meetings, and soliciting financial support from corporate sponsors to support CSMS awards and activities. The Vice President will be considered the President-in-waiting.

Candidates for election to the CSMS executive must be Canadian citizens and active CSMS members. Applications must include the list of three CSMS members that support their application and who are also Canadian citizens. Also required is a statement by the nominee that she/he will stand for election and serve if elected.

Interested applicants should submit their CV, agreement to stand for election and list of three supporting members to Kerry Peru ( on or before Feb 1st 2017.

The CSMS welcomes Jeffery Smith from Carleton University. Jeff has graciously agreed to sit as a member of the CSMS Travel Awards Selection Committee

Fred P. Lossing Award - The nomination deadline for the 2017 F.P. Lossing Award is May 15th, 2017. Please see “Awards” page for more information and nomination procedure.

CSMS jointly with ETP Symposium Inc. will host the 9th International Symposium on Enabling Technologies (ETP 2017) to be held on May 4 & 5, 2017 at the University of Ottawa, Desmarais Building, 55 Laurier Avenue, Ottawa. CSMS Members will receive a discount on their registration fees. Topics will include Native MS; MS in Medicine, Imaging Advances, Ion Mobility Advances. CSMS will sponsor 10 - $100 Student Travel Awards to Participate at ETP 2017. (Please see "Awards" page for more details.)

For more information about ETP 2017 please go to

CSMS Sponsors