NREN Assembly 2024

2024 National Research and Education Network (NREN) Assembly

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Tuesday, October 8th, 2024
9:00am - 4:00pm

Registration Deadline

Tuesday, October 8th, 2024


Fairmont Château Laurier
1 Rideau Street
Ottawa, ON
K1N 8S7


The National Research and Education Network (NREN) Assembly will be held on October 8, 2024 at the Fairmont Château Laurier in Ottawa.

We’re hosting other events, too!

The NREN Assembly will be followed by the CANARIE Summit on October 9 and 10. All are invited to attend, and we’d love for you to join us.

CANARIE Summit (fee for registration)
October 9 | 8:00 a.m. - 7:15 p.m.
October 10 | 8:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
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Costs incurred for attendance at the CANARIE Summit (additional hotel nights, meals, and registration) will not be eligible for reimbursement.

Contact and Support

For support or inquiries, please email


NREN Assembly

Registration includes access to all sessions on October 8 as well as breakfast, refreshment breaks, lunch, and dinner.



CANARIE has secured a room block at the Fairmont Château Laurier at a highly discounted rate, starting at $359/night + taxes.

NREN Assembly Reservations: Direct Reservation Link

You can also make reservations by calling the Global Reservations Centre at 1-800-441-1414. Please quote the group name (CANARIE Summit 2024) when you call.

Please note:

  • The last day you can book reservations in the group room block is Monday, September 16, 2024 before 4:00 p.m. ET.
  • Rooms will likely sell out so please book early.
  • A non-refundable deposit for one night’s stay will be charged 48 hours before check-in. Guests can cancel reservations 48 hours prior to arrival without charge, cancellations made with less than 48 hours notice result in a charge of one night’s room and tax.


    • Valet parking: $60 CAD/day, including tax, with in/out privileges.
    • Self parking: several options for self-parking are available within a short walk from the Fairmont Château Laurier.

    Prices are subject to change without notice.

    Additional Information

    Photo and Recording Policy

    Any person who attends a CANARIE event or workshop grants permission to CANARIE to use and publish their image or likeness collected in connection with the event, for any usual and customary purpose of CANARIE, including promotion of CANARIE and its programs. 

    The image or likeness of participants at this event may be captured through still photos, video and/or audio recordings.  These images and/or recordings may be edited, printed, streamed, archived, broadcast, posted online and otherwise retained by CANARIE or made available to the public. By participating in this event, a participant consents to CANARIE performing these actions, and agrees to hold harmless CANARIE and its affiliates, members, trustees, agents, officers, contractors, volunteers and employees against any and all legal claims arising out of, by reason of, or caused by the performance of these actions or other use or distribution of still photos, video and/or audio recordings.

    COVID-19 Precautions

    To keep our attendees and staff safe, we respectfully ask anyone who has tested positive for COVID-19 to not attend the Assembly.

    Cancellation Policy

    To change or cancel your registration, please contact at

    NREN Assembly 2024 Contact and Support