Companion's Program

Make the most of your stay in Fredericton by joining the Companion’s Program designed for partners travelling with conference delegates. The Companion Program is a great way to meet others and take in all the region has to offer while your partner is attending conference activities. Click below to register:

Please note that due to inclement weather forecasted for tomorrow, we will be reversing the calendar of activities for Thursday and Friday.  As such the tour of the Beaverbrook Art Gallery will now be held on Thursday, June 14th. The tour times will remain as previously scheduled.

All registrants for the Art Gallery Tour should meet in the front lobby of the Beaverbrook Art Gallery located adjacent to the Crowne Plaza Hotel at 10:15 am on Thursday June 14th.  

The day trip to St. Andrews by the Sea will take place on Friday, June 15, 2018.  There will be two vans departing the Crowne Plaza at 8:30 am.   All registrants for the day trip should meet in the hotel lobby at 8:15 am.  

If you have any questions respecting this change in itinerary please contact Margaret Grant – McGivney at (506) 476-5784 or email

Afternoon Tea

Come join fellow companions for an afternoon tea and mixer.  A great opportunity to meet other guests and learn more about the companion’s activities while enjoying some light snacks.

Cost: $15

When: June 13, 3:00pm

Location: Crowne Plaza, Room TBD

Beaverbrook Art Gallery Tour

Visit one of Canada’s most vital art galleries and experience the wonder and magic of the visual arts.  Explore outstanding art and exhibitions from an international art collection featuring works by renowned and rising artists alike.

Participate in the Gallery’s Art Express activity where you will observe, discuss, sketch and share as you experience the Gallery’s permanent collection with an art educator. End your tour with lunch at the Beaverbrook Café before heading out to further explore downtown Fredericton.


  • 10:30am – 12:00pm  Guided tour and activity in galleries
  • 12:00pm -1:00pm Lunch at Beaverbrook Cafe
  • 1:00pm Explore downtown shops

Cost: $35 per person

When: June 14, 2018
10:30am – 1:00pm Onward

Meet: Beaverbrook Art Gallery

Day trip - St. Andrews and Kingsbrae Garden

Join us on a day trip to beautiful St. Andrews by-the- Sea, voted best destination in Canada by USA Today in 2017. Spend the morning visiting the famous Kingsbrae Gardens, one of Canada’s top 10 public gardens. Considered a horticultural masterpiece it is home to more than 50,000 perennials in themed gardens, ponds and streams. After touring the garden, enjoy lunch in the Kingsbrae Café before meandering through the quaint streets and shops in this beautiful seaside town.


  • 8:30 am Transportation departs Crowne Plaza
  • 10:00 am Walking tour of the famous Kingsbrae Gardens
  • 11:30 am Lunch Kingsbrae Café
  • 12:30 pm  Downtown exploration of St. Andrews by- the – Sea
  • 2:30 pm Return to Fredericton

Cost: $75 per person

When: June 15, 2018
8:30am – 4:30pm

Meet: Crowne Plaza Lobby, meet 8:15am


Conference Chair – Lloyd Waugh, P.Eng.
Telephone: 506-453-5050

Honorary Chair – John Bliss, P.Eng.

Technical ChairJeff Rankin, P.Eng.

CSCE National – Lois Arkwright

Partnerships – Carol MacQuarrie, P.Eng.


Call 506-451-9628 to find out how you can showcase your brand at CSCE 2018