Formerly known as the Aquatic Toxicity Workshop (ATW), CEW is Canada’s predominant 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, both aquatic and terrestrial. Participants include students, academics, government scientists and regulators, environmental consultants and industry representatives. For more information about the CEW, see About.


Planning for Uncertainty

The 43rd annual CEW will be held at the Shaw Conference Centre in Edmonton, Alberta on September 25-28, 2016. The theme of the 2016 CEW is “planning for uncertainty“. Information regarding registration and abstract submission dates and a call for session chairs will follow in the coming months. For more information about the 2016 conference, see 2016 Announcement and 2016 Scientific Program Sessions list.

2016 Important Dates

Abstract submission opens May 7
Playle Award submission due by June 9
Student Travel Grant Submissions due before June 30
Abstract submission closes July 6
Early Bird registration opens July 4
Early Bird registration closes August 17
Regular registration opens August 18
• Registration available onsite September 25 to 28


Announcements

ABSTRACT SUBMISSION
Abstract submission is open until July 6.

SESSION TOPICS AND CHAIRS ANNOUNCED
A preliminary  2016 Scientific Program Sessions list is now available.

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT SHORT COURSES ANNOUNCED
 2016 CEW will feature four short courses on September 25. Descriptions and instructor bios for three of these courses are now available.

CEW STUDENT TRAVEL GRANT PROGRAM
Need assistance travelling to the workshop? If you are giving a poster or platform presentation and go to a Canadian University >700 km from Edmonton, it couldn’t be easier! Travel Grant submissions are due June 30, 2016 so submit your application to Lisa.Taylor@Canada.ca. For more information, see CEW Student Travel Grant Page.

PLAYLE AWARDS FOR OUTSTANDING THESES IN ECOTOXICOLOGY
The CEW Board of Directors is now inviting submissions for the Dr. Richard C. Playle Awards for Outstanding Theses in Ecotoxicology. Nominations at the BSc and MSc levels will be accepted until June 9, 2016. Nomination requirements and assessment criteria are available here.

SHOW YOUR SUPPORT FOR THE 2016 CEW!

We are seeking sponsors and exhibitors for making this event a success. By supporting the CEW, your organization has a great opportunity to be visible both at the conference site during the four days of the event and on the CEW website. For more information, see Sponsorship and Exhibitor Page.