Registration

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Registration for CWRA 2024 National Conference will open soon!   To help you plan for your upcoming trip we are pleased to provide you with the following information on registration fees:

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REGISTRATION FEE

Category Fee
Full Conference – Early Bird Pricing CWRA Members
CWRA Regular Member $900
CWRA Young Professional Member $800
CWRA Retired Member $500
CWRA Student Member $450
Full Conference – Early Bird Pricing Non-Members
Regular $1050
Young Professional $950
Retired $600
Students *register with CWRA as a member first
Full Conference – Regular Pricing CWRA Members
CWRA Regular Member $1050
CWRA Young Professional Member $950
CWRA Retired Member $600
CWRA Student Member $550
Full Conference – Regular Pricing Non-Members
Regular $1200
Young Professional $1100
Retired $750
Single Day Pricing*
banquet not included
Non-CWRA Member $400
CWRA Regular / Young Professional Member $400
CWRA Retired / Student Member $200
Add-ons
Extra Banquet ticket $60
Tours  (June 20, 2024)

*please see Tours page for more info

Lake Diefenbaker and Saskatchewan Irrigation Projects $55
St Denis National Wildlife Area – A Wetland Research Site $55
Whitecap Dakota First Nation – Drinking Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant $55
Workshops

*please see Workshops page for more info

Water Management Tools for the Prairies: PHyDAP and more

(June 16, Morning)

$30 Regular/YP/Retired

$15 Student

How to use the Surface Water and Ocean Topography (SWOT) data products for water resources research and management

(June 16, Afternoon)

$150 Regular/YP/Retired

 

$125 Student

A guided tour of machine learning for hydrological forecasting: tips, tools and tricks for the practitioner

(June 20, Full Day)

$250 Regular/YP/Retired

$175 Student

Strengthening Operational Forecasting – A DELFT-FEWS user community workshop

(June 20, Full Day)

No charge

Sponsored by Deltares

Introduction to CFD Modeling and Flow – 3D Hydro

(June 20, Full Day)

$250 Regular/YP/Retired

$175 Student

CANCID – Irrigation Design

(June 20, Full Day)

$250 Regular/YP/Retired

$175 Student

NASH Flow Regatta and Introduction to Hydrometric Data Collection

(Two full days, June 20 & 21)

Two days:

$250 Regular/YP/Retired

$150 Student

 

One day (June 20):

$200 Regular/YP/Retired

$100 Student

Indigenous Relationships to Water and the Practical Application of First Nations’ Worldview to Water Regulations and Standards

(June 16, Afternoon)

$150 Regular/YP/Retired

$125 Student

REGISTRATION ITEM DESCRIPTIONS

Full Conference (Member)

The full conference rates for members include:

  • Three (3) days of the CWRA National Conference (June 17th-19th)
  • Opening Night Icebreaker and Networking (June 16th)
  • One (1) Banquet ticket
  • You may purchase an additional banquet ticket if another person is attending the banquet with you. A limited number of additional banquet tickets will be available.
  • Please note the Registration Conditions described on the conference website. Purchase of a ticket to the conference is deemed acceptance of these conditions.

Full Conference (Non-Member)

The full conference rate for non-members includes:

  • Three (3) days of the CWRA National Conference (June 17th-19th)
  • Opening Night Icebreaker and Networking (June 16th)
  • One (1) Banquet ticket
  • A yearlong membership in CWRA. This membership must be set up by CWRA staff and will begin within 2 weeks of your registration. You will be emailed with details about your membership, and setting up your member profile, at the contact email you include.
  • Notes:
    • Students must register as CWRA members before registering for the conference. Student Membership in CWRA and its affiliates is now free.
    • students are defined as anyone enrolled part-time in a hydrological engineering, science, or hydrology-related post-secondary program or in full-time post-secondary studies in any discipline. CWRA will also allow the student member status for anyone applying for it within three months of completing one of these programs.
    • An individual is eligible for Young Professional status for up to three years after graduation from a recognized post secondary institution.An affiliate membership in CANCID, NASH, and/or CSHS can be added to CWRA registration in the checkout process.
  • If you prefer to begin your CWRA membership immediately, you can register for membership on the CWRA website before registering for the conference. You will then be eligible to register for the conference at the member rate.
  • You may purchase an additional banquet ticket if another person is attending the banquet with you. A limited number of additional banquet tickets will be available.
  • Please note the Registration Conditions described on this page. Purchase of a ticket to the conference is deemed acceptance of these conditions.

Single Day (Members and Non-Members):

Single Day rates include:

  • One (1) day of the CWRA National Conference. You will be asked to indicate which day you will be attending.
  • Banquet ticket on June 18th is NOT included in the single day pricing.  If you would like to attend the banquet you may purchase a banquet ticket separately.
  • You may purchase an additional banquet ticket if another person is attending the banquet with you. A limited number of additional banquet tickets will be available.
  • You do not need a ticket to attend the SYP event (June 17th), but we are interested in getting an approximate attendance number to help plan the event.
  • Please note the Registration Conditions described on this page. Purchase of a ticket to the conference is deemed acceptance of these conditions.

Banquet Ticket

  • One (1) banquet ticket is included in the CWRA Full Conference registrations.
  • No banquet tickets are included in single-day registrations.

Tours

  • Details on the tours will be available soon.
  • Tours may be cancelled if registration is low. Registrants will be informed prior to the conference if the tour is confirmed, and any registration fees refunded in full if the tour is cancelled by the conference organizers.

Workshops

  • Details of the workshops will be available soon.
  • Workshops will be cancelled if registration is lower than necessary to meet costs by May 17, 2024. Any registration fees will be refunded in full if the workshop is cancelled by the conference organizers.

POLICIES

There are many options on our registration form. When you are ready to register, please read the following registration, refund, and cancellation policies, and review the item descriptions below carefully to ensure you are purchasing the item you’ve intended to purchase. You may purchase additional items at a later date, as more workshops and tour events are added.

By purchasing an event item for the CWRA 2024 Saskatoon National Conference, you are agreeing to the following Policies:

  • CWRA will follow all public health directions that may apply to the conference. Attendees acknowledge the contagious nature of viruses, including COVID-19, and voluntarily assume the risk of exposure while attending the conference.
    • In the event of a National or Province-wide shutdown, the conference will either be cancelled, postponed or moved to a virtual setting as decided by the conference organizing committee at that time. We are committed to working with conference sponsors and exhibitors for partial or full refunds should the plan for holding an in-person event change.
    • If you are sick during the conference week, please do not attend.
  • Please ensure that the address you enter during payment matches the one used on the applicable credit card.
  • CWRA will be taking photos at the conference that may be used to share summaries or news about this event on social media, in newsletters, on our website, or in printed material or articles and reports describing the event. Attendance at the event is considered acknowledgement of this potential for being photographed and consent to the stated uses. If you do not wish to be photographed, there will be a contact listed at the event for you to get in touch with.
  • If you are a CWRA member, your organization will appear as it is on your membership profile.  You will not be able to change it on the registration form. Please update your profile if you have changed organizations, or email us at CWRA2024@cwra.org if you need a different organization printed on your name tag, and we will try to accommodate your request.
  • There will be an option in the form to include your contact information (Name, Organization, and email) in the Delegate List.  The list is intended to facilitate networking among conference attendees, but we will not include your information in it if you do not opt-in. The Delegate List will only be available in printed form in the conference packets. It will not be made available electronically.

Cancellation/Refund/Transfer Policy

  • Early Bird Registration ends May 10, 2024
  • No refund will be possible for the membership fee portion of a Non-Member registration, unless that membership has not been activated yet.
  • Cancellations received by June 3, 2024 will be provided a refund, less any CWRA membership fees and less a 10% processing  fee.
  • There are no refunds for cancellations received after June 3, 2024
  • You may transfer your registration to another person by contacting us at cwra2024@cwra.org. Included Memberships cannot be transferred after they are created.
  • Please send registration cancellation request details to cwra2024@cwra.org.
  • We will not provide refunds for cancellations due to inclement weather.
  • All refunds will be processed following the conference, please allow 30 days for processing

FAQS

Registration: 

Q: When does Early Bird Registration End?

A: The early bird rate is available until May 10th, 2024. You can see the full list of Registration fees on the Registration page.

Q: When does registration close?

A: Full conference registration will close on June 16th, 2024.  After this date single-day rates will be available at the registration table.  Although preferred to have single day registrations completed in advance via the website, single day registrations will be accepted day of attendance as walk-ins.  Payment must still be made online.

Q: Can I cancel my registration?

A: Cancellations received by June 3, 2024, can receive a refund. See the Cancellation Policy.

Q: Can I transfer my registration to someone else?

A: Prior to June 3, 2023, registrations may be transferred to another individual, at the discretion of CWRA so long as the registration has already been paid in full. To request a transfer, please contact CWRA2024@cwra.org.

Q: I’m not sure if I’ll attend the Banquet. What if I change my mind?

  • Banquet tickets are included in full registrations, and we ask for an indication of your intention when you register so we can plan the evening and be ready to accommodate everyone. It’s not a commitment.
  • Please note that additional Banquet Tickets are not refundable.

Accommodations: 

Q: What accommodation arrangements are there for the conference in Saskatoon?

A: Blocks of rooms have been secured at two hotels which are conveniently located near the TCU Place.  Check out the Accommodations Page for more information. 

Be sure to book early to ensure availability! We expect the hotel block to sell out!

PLEASE NOTE:  Accommodations are separate from your conference registration and must be booked separately. Conference organizers are not available to assist in booking hotel rooms, or updating reservations.

  • Hotel room cancellations are in accordance with the policies of the Holiday Inn and Holiday Inn Express

New CWRA Memberships

  • Full Conference Non-Member Registration Items include the cost of an annual membership in CWRA.
  • Memberships are not included in the single day rates
  • Student Membership in CWRA is free. To attend this conference, students must register for membership (click here) if they are not already members. Please note that students may also join CANCID, CSHS, and/or  NASH for free.
  • This membership must be set up by CWRA staff and will begin within 2 weeks of your registration payment.
  • You will be emailed with details about your membership, and setting up your member profile, at the contact email you include.
  • You will be offered the option of adding CSHS, NASH,  and/or CANCID membership(s) to your Non-Member registration for the conference as well.

Students and Young Professionals 

Q: Who is considered a Student and Young Professional?

  • Those who are currently enrolled in college or university as an undergraduate or graduate student, are eligible for the Student rate & a free membership with CWRA. Please register as a student member with CWRA through the national website.
    • Use the code “CWRAStudent” at the checkout to receive the membership for free

Young Professionals are defined as those who have been enrolled in college or university undergraduate or graduate programs within the last 3 years. please note that Non-Member Young Professional registrations will be enrolled as Young Professional members of CWRA.

The CWRA 2023 National Conference has SOLD OUT.

Thanks to all who have registered, see you in Kjipuktuk/Halifax!

Policies

There are many options on our registration form. When you are ready to register, please read the following registration, refund, and cancellation policies, and review the item descriptions below carefully to ensure you are purchasing the item you’ve intended to purchase. You may purchase additional items at a later date, as more workshops and tour events are added.

By purchasing an event item for the CWRA 2023 Halifax National Conference, you are agreeing to the following Policies:

  • CWRA will follow all public health directions that may apply to the conference. Attendees acknowledge the contagious nature of viruses, including COVID-19, and voluntarily assume the risk of exposure while attending the conference.
    • To protect yourself and others, Nova Scotia Public Health recommends that you wear a mask if you’re in a crowded, indoor place or feel sick.
    • In the event of a National or Province-wide shutdown, the conference will either be cancelled, postponed or moved to a virtual setting as decided by the conference organizing committee at that time. We are committed to working with conference sponsors and exhibitors for partial or full refunds should the plan for holding an in-person event change.
    • If you are sick during the conference week, please do not attend.
  • Please ensure that the address you enter during payment matches the one used on the applicable credit card.
  • CWRA will be taking photos at the conference that may be used to share summaries or news about this event on social media, in newsletters, on our website, or in printed material or articles and reports describing the event. Attendance at the event is considered acknowledgement of this potential for being photographed and consent to the stated uses. If you do not wish to be photographed, there will be a contact listed at the event for you to get in touch with.
  • If you are a CWRA member, your organization will appear as it is on your membership profile.  You will not be able to change it on the registration form. Please update your profile if you have changed organizations, or email us at CWRA2023@cwra.org if you need a different organization printed on your name tag, and we will try to accommodate your request.
  • There will be an option in the form to include your contact information (Name, Organization, and email) in the Delegate List.  The list is intended to facilitate networking among conference attendees, but we will not include your information in it if you do not opt-in. The Delegate List will only be available in printed form in the conference packets. It will not be made available electronically.

Cancellation/Refund/Transfer Policy

  • Registered attendees will be fully refunded, less any CWRA membership fees and less a 10% processing fee if they can no longer attend if notification of cancellation is provided by June 5, 2023 (2 weeks in advance of the conference). Please email CWRA2023@cwra.org to cancel your registration.
  • If the organizers cancel this event, a full refund of conference fees will be provided. No refund of any included membership fees will be issued.
  • You may transfer your registration to another person by contacting us at cwra2023@cwra.org. Included Memberships cannot be transferred after they are created.

Frequently asked questions and the answers

FAQs

Registration: 

Q: When does Early Bird Registration End?

A: The early bird rate is available until May 8th, 2023. You can see the full list of Registration fees on the Registration page.

Q: When does registration close?

A: Registration will close on June 5th, 2023.

Q: Can I cancel my registration?

A: Cancellations received by June 5, 2023, can receive a refund of fees paid, less an administrative cancellation fee, and membership fee if applicable. See the Cancellation Policy.

Q: Can I transfer my registration to someone else?

A: Prior to June 5, 2023, registrations may be transferred to another individual, at the discretion of CWRA so long as the registration has already been paid in full. To request a transfer, please contact CWRA2023@cwra.org.

Q: I’m not sure if I’ll attend the Banquet. What if I change my mind?

    • Banquet tickets are included in full registrations, and we ask for an indication of your intention when you register so we can plan the evening and be ready to accommodate everyone. It’s not a commitment.
    • Please note that additional Banquet Tickets are not refundable.

Accommodations: 

Q: What accommodation arrangements are there for the conference in Halifax?

A: Organizers are pleased to have arranged a limited number of rooms available for conference attendees at the Westin Nova Scotia at a special discounted rate. Please visit the Venue page for details. Be sure to book early to ensure availability! We expect the hotel block to sell out!

PLEASE NOTE:  Accommodations are separate from your conference registration and must be booked separately. Conference organizers are not available to assist in booking hotel rooms, or updating reservations.

  • Hotel room cancellations are in accordance with the policies of the Westin Nova Scotian.

New CWRA Memberships

  • Full Conference Non-Member Registration Items include the cost of an annual membership in CWRA.
  • Student Membership in CWRA is free. To attend this conference, students must register for membership (click here) if they are not already members. Please note that students may also join CANCID, CSHS, and/or  NASH for free.
  • This membership must be set up by CWRA staff and will begin within 2 weeks of your registration payment.
  • You will be emailed with details about your membership, and setting up your member profile, at the contact email you include.
  • You will be offered the option of adding CSHS, NASH,  and/or CANCID membership(s) to your Non-Member registration for the conference as well.

 

Students and Young Professionals 

Q: Who is considered a Student and Young Professional?

  • Those who are currently enrolled in college or university as an undergraduate or graduate student, are eligible for the Student rate & a free membership with CWRA. Please register as a student member with CWRA through the national website.
  • Young Professionals are defined as those who have been enrolled in college or university undergraduate or graduate programs within the last 3 years. please note that Non-Member Young Professional registrations will be enrolled as Young Professional members of CWRA.

Q: I’m not sure if I’ll attend the SYP event on Monday night. Is that OK?

  • Yes! We’re looking forward to seeing everyone there, but are only asking about participation so that we can be ready to accommodate everyone who wishes to attend.

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Registration Fees

Please visit the Workshops & Tours Page to view the prices of each.

Descriptions of each registration option and what it includes/excludes

Registration Item Descriptions

Full Conference (Member)

The full conference rates for members include:

  • Three (3) days of the CWRA National Conference (June 19th-21st)
  • Opening Night Icebreaker and Networking (June 18th)
  • One (1) Banquet ticket
  • You may purchase an additional banquet ticket if another person is attending the banquet with you. A limited number of additional banquet tickets will be available.
  • Please note the Registration Conditions described on the conference website. Purchase of a ticket to the conference is deemed acceptance of these conditions.

Full Conference (Non-Member)

The full conference rate for non-members includes:

  •  Three (3) days of the CWRA National Conference (June 19th-21st)
  • Opening Night Icebreaker and Networking (June 18th)
  •  One (1) Banquet ticket
  • A yearlong membership in CWRA. This membership must be set up by CWRA staff and will begin within 2 weeks of your registration. You will be emailed with details about your membership, and setting up your member profile, at the contact email you include.
  • Note:
    • Students who are currently enrolled in college or university as an undergraduate or graduate are eligible for the Student rate and must register as CWRA members before registering for the conference. Student Membership in CWRA and its affiliates is now free.
    • Young Professionals who have been in college or university undergraduate or graduate programs within the last 3 years are eligible for the Young Professional rate.
  • You may add an affiliate membership in CANCID, NASH, and/or CSHS to your registration in the checkout process.
  • If you prefer to begin your CWRA membership immediately, you can register for membership on the CWRA website before registering for the conference. You will then be eligible to register for the conference at the member rate.
  • You may purchase an additional banquet ticket if another person is attending the banquet with you. A limited number of additional banquet tickets will be available.
  • Please note the Registration Conditions described on this page. Purchase of a ticket to the conference is deemed acceptance of these conditions.

Single Day (Member):

Single Day rates for members include:

  • One (1) day of the CWRA National Conference. You will be asked to indicate which day you will be attending.
  • You may purchase a banquet ticket if you would like to attend the Banquet. Please note that the Banquet is only being held on the evening of June 20th. A limited number of tickets are available for the banquet.
  • You may purchase an additional banquet ticket if another person is attending the banquet with you. A limited number of additional banquet tickets will be available.
  • You do not need a ticket to attend the SYP event (June 19th), but we are interested in getting an approximate attendance number to help plan the event.
  • Please note the Registration Conditions described on this page. Purchase of a ticket to the conference is deemed acceptance of these conditions.

Single Day (Non-Member):

The single-day conference rate for non-members includes:

  • One (1) day of the CWRA National Conference. You will be asked to indicate which day you will be attending.
  • You may purchase a banquet ticket if you would like to attend the Banquet. Please note that the Banquet is only being held on the evening of June 20th. A limited number of tickets are available for the banquet.
  • You do not need a ticket to attend the SYP event (June 19th), but we are interested in getting an approximate attendance number to help plan the event.
  • Please note the Registration Conditions described on this page. Purchase of a ticket to the conference is deemed acceptance of these conditions.
  • A yearlong membership in CWRA. This membership must be set up by CWRA staff and will begin within 2 weeks of your registration. You will be emailed with details about your membership, and setting up your member profile, at the contact email you include.
  • Note:
    • Students who are currently enrolled in college or university as an undergraduate or graduate are eligible for the Student rate and must register as CWRA members before registering for the conference. Student Membership in CWRA and its affiliates is free. Students who are currently enrolled in college or university as an undergraduate or graduate are eligible for the Student rate.
    • Young Professionals who have been in college or university undergraduate or graduate programs within the last 3 years are eligible for the Young Professional rate.
  • You may add an affiliate membership in CANCID, NASH and/or CSHS to your registration in the checkout process.
  • If you prefer to begin your CWRA membership immediately, you can register for membership on the CWRA website before registering for the conference. You will then be eligible to register for the conference at the member rate.
  • You may purchase an additional banquet ticket if another person is attending the banquet with you. A limited number of additional banquet tickets will be available.
  • Please note the Registration Conditions described on this page. Purchase of a ticket to the conference is deemed acceptance of these conditions.

Banquet Ticket

  • One (1) banquet ticket is included in the CWRA Full Conference registrations.
  • No banquet tickets are included in single-day registrations.

Tours

  • Details on the tours will be available soon.
  • Tours may be cancelled if registration is low. Registrants will be informed prior to the conference if the tour is confirmed, and any registration fees refunded in full if the tour is cancelled by the conference organizers.

Workshops

  • Details of the workshops are available on this page.
  • Workshops will be cancelled if registration is lower than necessary to meet costs by May 18, 2023. Any registration fees will be refunded in full if the workshop is cancelled by the conference organizers.

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Please ensure that you’ve read the Policies and Registration Item Descriptions (above) prior to registration!