We invite you to join us for the 54th Annual Drainage Engineers Conference.

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Conference Details


Drainage Conference Networking Social & Practitioners Meeting

Date & Time: Thursday, October 19, 2023 | 5:30 to 11 p.m.
Location: Delta Guelph Hotel and Conference Centre
Ticket Includes: Buffet dinner with one drink ticket (cash bar is available)

Schedule for the Evening

  • 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. – Hot Dinner Buffet and Bar
  • 7:30 to 10 p.m. – Practioners Meeting
  • 10 to 11 p.m. – Social continued


Drainage Engineers Conference

Date & Time: Friday, October 20, 2023 | 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Location: Delta Guelph Hotel and Conference Centre
Admission Includes: Exhibiting sponsors from around the industry

Visit our Schedule & Session Details page for a complete breakdown of the day.

Package Delegates Students
Friday Drainage Engineers Conference $325 $50
Drainage Engineers Conference + Thursday Evening Social ($72) $397 $122
Thursday Evening Social ($72) $72 $72

*Note: Prices do not include HST.


Discounted group overnight parking for $9 per car per night (regularly $15)

Note: This complimentary parking rate will be offered to day guests. Participants are required to provide licence plate details at the registration desk.

Conference Proceedings

Conference proceedings will be posted on the Land Drainage Engineers Open Journal in December. Visit the Open Journal to review proceedings from previous years.


A portion of rooms has been reserved with Delta Hotels by Marriott Guelph Conference Centre for the evening of October 19, 2023. The following room types have been held:

  • Standard Room (two queens): $179
  • King Suite: $209

To reserve a room, visit the OPSE Land Drainage Engineers Conference booking page on the Delta Hotels Guelph Conference Centre website. Alternatively, you may contact the hotel by phone at 519-780-3700 and request a room as a Drainage Engineers Conference attendee.

Reservations must be received by Tuesday, September 19, 2023. Pricing is based on room availability and is not guaranteed after the deadline.

Note: Guests of the Hotel as part of the Accommodation package may be entitled to complimentary use of the Movati Athletic Facility (for registered guests of the hotel only). Please speak with hotel staff for more information.


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Refund Policy

No refunds will be issued after Friday, October 6, 2023; however, you may transfer your registration to another individual.