The Canadian Ecotoxicity Workshop

The Canadian Ecotoxicity Workshop (CEW), formerly known as the Aquatic Toxicity workshop (ATW), is Canada’s major annual meeting in the field of ecological toxicology and related disciplines.  It provides the opportunity to share information on current and emerging topics of regional, national and international importance related to contaminants in ecosystems, including aquatic organisms, wildlife and soils/sediments. Participants include students academics, government scientists and regulators, environmental consultants and industry representatives.

Expanding Horizons

The 42nd annual CEW will be held at the Radisson Hotel in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan on October 4-7, 2015.  Information to follow soon.


Call for Proposals – Professional Development Courses

If you are interested in leading a professional development short course that fits within the scope of CEW, please submit your proposal to the 2015 Professional Development Courses Sub-committee ( by April 30th, 2015. Final decisions will be made by May 30th, 2015. All courses must be delivered on Sunday October 4th, 2015.

CEW Logo Design Contest

The Canadian Ecotoxicity Workshop (CEW) has a new name and now needs a new logo! To achieve this, the CEW Board of Directors has launched a logo design contest. Submit your entries by May 17, 2015 for the chance to win free registration to CEW 2015 in Saskatoon!

Dr. Richard C. Playle Awards for Outstanding Theses in Ecotoxicology

Submissions for the Dr. Richard C. Playle Awards for Outstanding Theses in Ecotoxicology are now invited. Nominations at the BSc and MSc levels will be accepted until June 11, 2015. Nomination requirements and assessment criteria are available here.

CEW 2015 Schedules – Coming this summer

Searchable Abstract Schedule.
CEW Platform Session Schedule.
CEW Poster Session Quick Guide.

Important Dates

Professional Development Course proposal submission deadline: April 30, 2015
Abstract submission opens: May 1, 2015
Abstract submission closes: June 15, 2015
Registration opens: July 1, 2015