Panelists on stage

Watch as alumni tackle the hard questions and share the work they are doing to make their communities and the world a better place.


Humans and ... Climate

March 25, 2021

The aim of this series is to build provocative and informative discussions that put the spotlight directly on the human at the centre of one of today’s most complex challenges – our climate crises. Discussion will examine how cultural factors are playing a role in our fossil fuel dependence. How is this humanitarian crisis affecting our individual experiences and what can we do?

 

Humans and ... Work

January 21, 2021

The conversation has started … improving equity, diversity, accessibility and representation in the workplace isn’t just a dream. It is achievable. Messy, but achievable. Enjoy the second in a series of provocative, informative and enlightening discussions that put the spotlight directly on the human at the centre of one of today’s most complex challenges – the evolving work environment. How is this exciting conversation impacting our individual experiences?

 

Education, Beer and Dressing From The Waist Up: COVID Industry Insights

November 25, 2020

The pandemic has thrown all plans into disarray, whether they were personal or professional, and some of the hardest-hit people in our region are those powering small businesses and non-profit organizations. Do you have a startup, small business or side hustle of your own? Are you curious about the decisions that are keeping these businesses sustainable during the pandemic?


 

Humans and... Health

November 19, 2020

You’re invited to join your fellow UWaterloo alumni across North America as we bring together our community experts for a panel discussion that will focus on the Human at the centre of Health in Canada. What we have learned, what we know, and what we need.


 

Crisis, motivation, and coming out the other side

September 25, 2020

The year 2020 has been a trial for people across the globe. For many, this year’s crises have also inspired growth and motivation. In this virtual panel, the co-founders of Masks for Covid share how a global pandemic can influence motivation and spur innovation.

 

Health Innovation Series - Genetics

March 11, 2020

You’re invited to discover amazing innovations in the exciting fields of genetics, gene sequencing, epigenetics and aging. Learn how the University of Waterloo and its alumni improve our lives at the final event in our Health Innovations series.

 

Navigating Transition: A Key to Success

February 27, 2020

We all go through transitions. Some are pursued and celebrated, while others disrupt and devastate our lives. Whatever the nature of these changes, they always bring opportunity — if navigated effectively.

 

Stronger Together: Building a community

November 12, 2019

In a panel called “Stronger Together,” our speakers will explore the importance of building community, touching on Waterloo’s unique ecosystem and the meaningful impact we make on each other’s lives long after university.

 

Health Innovation Series - Window to the Brain

November 7, 2019

Delve into questions about the human brain at a special panel with some of Waterloo's most exciting researchers. Gain a deeper understanding of how our brains are wired, and what can be done when this critical organ fails us.

 

The Modern Athlete

September 29, 2019

Better, faster, stronger. Are athletes born or made? Join us in an exploratory discussion on the advances in health technology, and how they affect sport, and the development of athletes.

 

Imagining Canada's Future Cities - Ottawa

March 5, 2019

We bring together our Ottawa-area alumni to discuss the future of Canadian cities and Canada’s commitment to achieving the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals as a way of tackling the urgent environmental, political, and economic challenges facing communities and cities across the country.

 

Imagining Canada's Future Cities - Toronto

January 24, 2019

We bring together our Toronto alumni to discuss the future of Canadian cities and Canada’s commitment to achieving the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals as a way of tackling the urgent environmental, political, and economic challenges facing communities and cities across the country.

 

Where UWaterloo Meets Blockchain and Cryptocurrency

October 4, 2018

This event features a panel of experts sharing their knowledge and understanding in the field of blockchain and cryptocurrency, followed by a Q&A discussion with the audience.