Water Canada’s team is tracking industry events across the country that are being cancelled, postponed, or moved online as a result of the global COVID-19 outbreak.

Below, we have provided a list of the events, when and where they were supposed to occur, and the event’s current status. We will continue update this list as we receive more details.

If you have an industry event that should, but doesn’t, appear on this list, please send an email to Water Canada’s Associate Editor Simran Chattha at simran@actualmedia.ca.

Event: TRIECA Annual Conference

Date: March 25-26, 2020

Location: Brampton, Ontario

Status: Cancelled for 2020

Event: B.C. AquaHacking Challenge Semi-Final

Date: March 21, 2020

Location: Kelowna, B.C.

Status: Moved to an online platform

Event: South Central Ontario Water Works Association’s Spring Conference

Date: April 1, 2020

Location: St. Catharines, Ontario

Status: Cancelled for 2020

Event: WCWEA Municipal Lagoons

Date: April 2, 2020

Location: Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

Status: Postponed

Event: CWRA Alberta Branch Conference

Date: April 19-21

Location: Red Deer, Alberta

Status: Suspended

Event: ONEIA Environment and Cleantech Business and Policy Forum

Date: April 21, 2020

Location: Toronto, Ontario

Status: Being moved to Fall 2020. New date and location to be announced.

Event: B.C. Water and Waste Association’s (BCWWA) Annual Conference

Original Date: April 26-28, 2020

Location: Penticton, B.C.

Status: Rescheduled to November 2-4

Event: WEAO’s Technical Symposium and OPCEA Exhibition

Date: April 26-28, 2020

Location: Toronto, Ontario

Status: Cancelled

Event: Ontario’s Water Conference & Trade Show

Date: May 4-6, 2020

Location: Niagara Falls, Ontario

Status: Postponed to May 3-5, 2021

Event: WCWEA Corrosion Control

Date: May 5, 2020

Location: Edmonton, Alberta

Status: Postponed

Event: Bettering Environmental Stewardship and Technology Conference (BEST 2020)

Date: May 6-8, 2020

Location: Whistler, B.C.

Status: Being postponed. Currently exploring new dates.

Event: Blue Cities

Date: May 7-8, 2020

Location: Toronto, Ontario

Status: Postponed and moved to an online platform. New event will take place June 1-4.

Event: 2020 CNAM Conference

Date: May 11-14, 2020

Location: St. John’s, Newfoundland

Status: Cancelled. Organizers are the possibility of a virtual conference on the same dates.

Event: Grey to Green Conference

Date: May 28-29, 2020

Location: Toronto, Ontario

Status: Postponed. Re-scheduled for October 19-20 at the same location.

Event: 2020 BlueTech Forum

Date: June 2-3, 2020

Location: Vancouver, B.C.

Status: Moved to an online platform

Event: FCM’s Annual Conference and Trade Show

Date: June 4-7, 2020

Location: Toronto, Ontario

Status: Cancelled

Event: IAGLR20

Date: June 8-12, 2020

Location: Winnipeg, Manitoba

Status: In-person event cancelled. Plans are underway for a virtual event.

Event: Window on Ottawa and Canadian Water Summit

Date: June 10-12, 2020

Location: Ottawa, Ontario

Status: In-person event postponed to June 9-11, 2021. In the interim, a virtual event will take place on June 11, 2020.

Event: Lake Winnipeg AquaHacking Challenge Semi-Final

Date: June 11, 2020

Location: Winnipeg, M.B.

Status: Moved to an online platform

Event: ACE20

Date: June 14-17, 2020

Location: Orlando, Florida

Status: Cancelled

Event: CWRA’s 2020 National Conference

Date: June 15-18, 2020

Location: Winnipeg, Manitoba

Status: Cancelled

Event: Atlantic Canada AquaHacking Challenge Semi-Final

Date: June 18, 2020

Location: Halifax, N.S.

Status: Moved to an online platform

Event: B.C. AquaHacking Challenge Final

Date: June 25, 2020

Location: Kelowna, B.C.

Status: Moved to an online platform

Event: Walkerton Clean Water Centre’s (WCWC) Drinking Water Quality Management Standard Training

Status: Postponed. Rescheduled to November 4 and 5 for Barrie. Rescheduled to November 25 and 26 for Thunder Bay.

Event: Walkerton Clean Water Centre’s (WCWC) Small Systems Hands-On Workshop

Location: Peterborough, Ontario

Status: Postponed. Rescheduled to October 20.

Event: ACWWA’s Annual Conference

Date: October 18-20, 2020

Location: Fredericton, N.B.

Status: Cancelled

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