Hundred Year History of Pulp and Paper at McGill, 1913-2013
by Dr. Theo van de Ven
Friday, April 19, 2013
Otto Maass Chemistry Building
Reception: 5:00 – 6:00 p.m.
Presentation: 6:00 p.m.
James McGill Society One Hundred and Sixty-First Meeting
With the 1913 removal of the American tariff on newsprint, Pulp and Paper emerged as a major Canadian industry. Following World War I, Cellulose and Polymer Chemistry emerged as strong research areas, supported by the Pulp and Paper Research Institute that opened at McGill in 1927.
Dr. van de Ven is Paprican/NSERC Industrial Research Chair in "Colloid and Papermaking Chemistry" and Director, Pulp and Paper Research Centre
This meeting will be followed by the Annual Banquet of the McGill – Montreal Chapter of Sigma Xi at
3650 McTavish Street
7:30 p.m.-10:00 p.m.
$40.00 per person
Members of the James McGill Society wishing to attend the banquet should contact
Professor M. A. Whitehead
Department of Chemistry
tony.whitehead [at] mcgill.ca