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CEW 2024

General Workshop Info

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Inspiring Science in the Capital: Investigation, Integration, and Implementation

We have shifted the dates of the workshop to recognize and increase the awareness of the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation (September 30). We encourage you to visit National Day for Truth and Reconciliation – Canada to learn more on how you can commemorate this day.


The 50th Annual Canadian Ecotoxicity Workshop (CEW) will be held at the Crown Plaza Hotel, in downtown Kitchener, Ontario.

The Crowne Plaza Kitchener Waterloo located just minutes from highway 401 in the heart of downtown Kitchener and a short commute to cities; such as Waterloo, St. Jacobs, Cambridge, and Guelph. Located at the center of Kitchener-Waterloo's thriving technology hub; including Google, D2L, Open Text, BlackBerry, Christie Digital, NetSuite, Igloo, Communitech, and Catalyst 137.

The hotel is close to several sports and entertainment venues; including Centre in the Square, KW Symphony, Bingemans, THEMUSEUM, RIM Park and the Kitchener Memorial Auditorium(The AUD). The Crowne Plaza Kitchener Waterloo is nearby both St. Mary Hospital and Grand River Hospital. We are located near many restaurants, attractions and event venues; including the Tannery. Minutes away from University of Waterloo & Wilfrid Laurier university and right across Conestoga college.

The hotel also has its share of recreational amenities for the whole family to enjoy; including bowling, mini-putt, an arcade, ping-pong, an indoor heated pool, squash courts and more!

The Crowne Plaza has over 15,000 sq. ft. of modern event space and 201 guest rooms and suites, making it the perfect location within the Kitchener Waterloo Region to host CEW 2024. The Crowne Plaza Kitchener Waterloo was designed with unique style and amenities to help you relax, rest and connect. 

Hotels in K / W

CEW 2024 is pleased to have secured room blocks at multiple hotels in the area, offering reduced rates for your stay during the workshop.

The last date for guaranteed room rates was August ?th. Any remaining hotel rooms are offered entirely at the discretion of our hotel partners, Crowne Plaza and ?


One Bedroom Suites:        $? per night
Two Bedroom Suites:        $
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Includes complimentary wireless high speed internet
Parking is an additional $
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Reservations can be made at the link or by calling the hotel directly. Quote group ID code:

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Novotel queen bedroom

Novotel, Ottawa City Centre

33 Nicholas Street, Ottawa, Ontario, K1N 9M7

Superior Room with 2 double beds:        $199 per night
Superior Room with 1 king bed:              $199 per night

Includes complimentary wireless high speed internet,
use of pool and fitness area

Reservations can be made at the link or by calling the hotel directly. Quote group booking ID code: 1039954

Getting to the Workshop

Travel Letter

Travel Justification Letter

Require a travel justification letter to be able to attend CEW 2024?

Reach out to to request one.

Exploring K/W 

Brought to you by Explore Waterloo Region

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