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. More Information
CEW is held annually in a different region of Canada to draw interest among a wider group of ecotoxicologists and to gain a national perspective of current and emerging issues. These three-day workshops are traditionally held in the fall, where 200-400 participants take in more than 150 platform and poster presentations.
Each workshop is hosted by a local Organizing Committee on behalf on the Board. Workshops are organized on a two-year planning schedule, where arrangements for the date and location are finalized during the first year, and program and other details finalized the following year. Workshops are planned on a cost-recovery basis, with additional support from sponsorships.
The success of workshops has largely been due to attendees who have generously contributed their time in serving in various capacities. Further information about forthcoming workshops, and general information about the Workshop series may be obtained from those listed under Contacts.