6th International Conference
Novel Methods for Subsurface Characterization and Monitoring:
From Theory to Practice
NovCare 2019
May 28-31, 2019
Waterloo, Canada
Geophysical measurements


Lodging is not included in the conference registration fee. Therefore, you will need to book your own hotel room.

On Campus Housing

Summer Accommodations at the University of Waterloo

Affordable on campus accommodations are available at Summer Accommodations located in Ron Eydt Village (REV) residence on the University of Waterloo main campus. REV is only a five-minute walk from Federation Hall.

NovCare attendee rate is $55.00/night and reservations can be made online at LINK . This rate includes free overnight parking, free Wi-Fi, daily housekeeping of the common areas along with weekly linen and towel exchange. For additional information about accommodations, please visit the Summer Accommodations at LINK.

Local Hotels

Delta Waterloo

The Delta Waterloo is only a 20-minute walk to the University of Waterloo. Their amenities include onsite restaurant, in-room dining, gym, pool and complementary internet.
Delta has a negotiated rate set for the conference for $179/night. You can book through their online reservation form at LINK or call in your reservation at 1-888-236-2427. Please note that the room block and rates are available on a first-come, first-served basis until Saturday April 27, 2019.

Inn of Waterloo

Inn of Waterloo is an 8 minute drive from the University of Waterloo. Their room amenities include Keurig coffee makers, industry leading Wifi, 32 inch LCD TV and complimentary deluxe continental buffet breakfast and parking.
Inn of Waterloo has a negotiated rate set for the conference of $149.99/night for a Main House Standard Room and $129.99/night for a Tower Standard Room. Reservations can be made online at LINK and don’t forget to input the online group attendee code: NOVCARE2019 to ensure receiving the conference rate.

Conference Organizers

University of Waterloo
Michigan State University
UFZ- Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research
Kansas Geological Survey
University of Guelph G360 Group
Water institute at the University of Waterloo



Vista Clara
QED Environmental Systems, Inc.
Environmental Isotope Lab
Westbay Instruments
Waterloo Hydrogeologic

Contact us

NovCare 2019 European Coordinator
Uta Koedel (Sauer)
Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research - UFZ
Department Monitoring and Exploration Technologies

+49 341 235-1979
+49 341 235-1837

Past Conferences

NovCare 2009 (May 13-16, 2009 in Leipzig, Germany)

NovCare 2011 (May 9-11, 2011 in Cape Code, USA)

NovCare 2013 (May 13-16, 2013 in Leipzig, Germany)

NovCare 2015 (May 19-21, 2015 in Kansas, USA)

NovCare 2017 ( June 6-9, 2017 in Dresden, Germany)