The excursions will take place on July 25, 2020

Dragon Boat Tour

Join us for a dragon boat tour of Mooney’s Bay, followed by a picnic and beach outing. A picturesque beach, Mooney’s Bay is named for the family that served as lock masters for Ottawa’s canal system for 112 years. Tickets are 95$ and include transportation, lunch, guides for the Dragon Boat experience, and beach activities. Link will be available soon.

Ingenium Tour   

Join us for a behind the scenes tour of the National Science and Technology Museum’s new collections and conservation centre, with artifacts from antique printing presses and outer space shuttles to 19th century trains and 20th century transport. Tickets are $100 and include transportation, lunch, three tours, and access to the museum. Link will be available soon.

Fun Run

On July 22, 2020 we will host a fun run along the canal between the University of Ottawa and Carleton University.

Self-Guided Excursions


The National Arts Centre
The National Gallery of Canada


The Canadian Children’s Museum
The Canadian Museum of History
The Canadian Museum of Nature
Canadian Aviation and Space Museum
The Bytowne Museum


Guided Tours of Parliament
Rideau Hall, the home of the Canadian Governor General


Ottawa City Rafting
Dominion Arboretum and Central Experimental Farm
Dow’s Lake
Gatineau Park
The ByWard Market
Sound and Light Show

The conference is part of Ottawa Tourism’s “Flash Your Badge” program, which offers discounts to conference delegates at certain attractions, museum, galleries, and restaurants.