Since 1996, undergraduate students from accross Canada participate in a research exchange program designed to better understand elusive, short-lived reaction intermediates. This year twelve top students will participate in the Reactive Intermediate Student Exchange (RISE) in labs from British Columbia to Nova Scotia. At the end of their summer research, the RISE scholars will present their work at the annual RISE Symposium. Eva Hemmer, Tito Scaiano and their groups at the University of Ottawa (uOttawa) will be hosting the 2019 edition of this annual symposium.


The conference will be held on August 25th (evening), August 26th (all day) and August 27th (morning) at uOttawa's Advanced Research Complex of the University of Ottawa (ARC) in downtown Ottawa.

Address: 25 Templeton Street, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, K1N 7N9.

You can find the uOttawa campus map here.


Student accomodations for the RISE scholars coming outside of Ottawa will be arranged by the organizers for Sunday and Monday night, August 25th and 26th. 

Here is the address (Les Suites Hotel Ottawa - shared rooms): 130 Besserer St, Ottawa, ON K1N 9M9.


Find directions from the airport here.

Find directions from the train station here.

Find directions from the bus terminal here.


Professors can find accomodations at Les Suites Hotel Ottawa or at one of the close by hotels, for instance Novotel Ottawa or the Westin Ottawa.

Less expensive options are available via, although, you should only trust highly rated accomodation options and hosts.

Have a great summer and see you in Ottawa in August!


Eva Hemmer & Tito Scaiano

Departement of Chemistry and Biomolecular Sciences

University of Ottawa

August 25-27 2019

University of Ottawa
25 Templeton Street
Ottawa, Ontario
Canada, K1N 7N9

August 1, 2019 00:00 EDT to August 22, 2019 00:00 EDT
August 1, 2019 00:00 EDT to August 15, 2019 20:00 EDT
Contact organizers