IBCWG 2020 meeting

Dear friends and colleagues,

We are very excited  to invite you to the 22nd International Burkholderia cepacia Working Group Meeting in Toronto, Canada on April 22-25, 2020

The conference will take place at the SickKids Research Tower (Event Room 1), 686 Bay Street, Toronto, ON M5G 0A4

Welcome Reception and preferred hotel:

Marriott Downtown at Eaton Centre, 525 Bay Street, Toronto, ON, M5G 2L2


Other options for hotels in the area:

Chelsea Hotel; Toronto Downtown, 33 Gerrard Street West, Toronto, ON, M5G 1Z4


DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Toronto Downtown, 108 Chestnut Street, Toronto, ON, M5G 1R3


The co-chairs of the conference are Dr. Liz Tullis, Dr. Valerie Waters and Dr. Silvia Cardona.  Mohsin Akhtar is helping coordinate the conference.


A secure link will be sent to your email.  You can pay via PayPal, Credit Card or Debit.

Early Bird Rate” for Guests – $200.00 – available until February 29th, 2020 – after this date, the fee will be $220.00.

Early Bird Rate” for Trainees/Students – $150.00 – available until February 29th, 2020 – after this date, the fee will be $170.00.

Deadline for Registration is Tuesday, March 31st, 2020.

Deadline for Abstract submissions is Friday, March 20th, 2020.

Preliminary Programme

Wednesday, April 22nd, 2020

19:00: Welcome Reception – Adelaide Room – Marriott Downtown CF Toronto Eaton Centre, 525 Bay St

Thursday, April 23rd, 2020

18:00: Dinner – Music Room – Hart House at the University of Toronto, 7 Hart House Cir

Friday, April 24th, 2020

12:00: Afternoon Out

Take a break from the Meeting and enjoy what Toronto has to offer.  Some ideas to spend time exploring the city:

Red Double-Decker Bus Tour – https://citysightseeingtoronto.com/toronto-double-decker-city-tour/

Hockey Hall of Fame – https://www.hhof.com/

CN Tower – https://www.cntower.ca/intro.html

Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada – https://www.ripleyaquariums.com/canada/

Casa Loma – https://casaloma.ca/

Art Gallery of Ontario – https://ago.ca/

Royal Ontario Museum – https://www.rom.on.ca/en

Walking Tour with the Tour Guys – http://www.tourguys.ca/free-toronto-tours

More details to follow soon!

Liz, Val and Silvia