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CEW 2024

General Workshop Info

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Celebrating 50 years of Ecotoxicity Research:

Reflecting on the Past, Charting the Future


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 a room blocks at the Crowne Plaza  hotel, offering reduced rates for your stay during the workshop.

The last date for guaranteed room rates is September 6. Any remaining hotel rooms are offered entirely at the discretion of our hotel partners, Crowne Plaza.


Crowne Plaza Kitchener Waterloo


Octoberfest will be happening the same week as CEW, so book your hotel as early as possible.

105 King Street East, Kitchener, Ontario N2G2K8 
Global Reservation Centre: 877-408-6665 
Reservations Department at Kitchener location: 519-744-4141 


Single/Double occupancy:        $189 per night

Reservations can be made by calling the hotel directly. Quote group ID code: CEW

Additional hotel options in downtown Kitchener include the Walper Hotel which is a block away (250 m).   Other hotels are located in downtown Waterloo (e.g., the Delta Hotel, about 5 Km north) and closer to the 401 highway (Quality Inn, Courtyard Marriot, and Doubletree, ~6 km to the south). 

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 

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