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.

CEW 2019 – Québec City

The 46th Annual Canadian Ecotoxicity Workshop (CEW) will be held at the Centre des congrès du Québec, in Québec City, Québec, from October 6th to 9th, 2019.  This year’s theme is “Beyond Borders: Methodologies, Approaches, and Expertise”.

Abstract submission is open!!!


Abstract submission is open until June 14th

Short Courses

  1. Go Big or Go Home: the utility and limitations of ecosystem scale studies
  2. Fluorescence spectroscopy opens new windows into dissolved organic matter and contaminant dynamics in aquatic ecosystems
  3. eDNA Workshop

Plenary Speakers

Senator Rosa Galvez

The place for science in the Senate and in politics in Canada

Dr. Vince Palace

The International Institute for Sustainable Development Experimental Lakes Area, Canada’s ecosystem-laboratory

Upcoming Deadlines

Abstract submission – June 14th

Registration – July 2019 (stay tuned!)

CEW 2019 in beautiful Quebec City – October 6-9, 2019