Events - 2011

Monday, November 28, 2011 (all day)

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Thursday, November 17, 2011 (all day)

Thanks to the more than 50 alumni who made it out to MoMo's Restaurant on November 17th 2011, for drinks, great food and a chance to reconnect with fellow University of Waterloo grads. Members of the San Francisco Chapter brought updates from campus and gave away new Waterloo swag. Stay tuned for updates on events in San Francisco in early 2012!

Wednesday, November 9, 2011 (all day)

At the Arts House in Singapore, on November 9th 2011, the University of Waterloo Singapore Alumni Chapter and Canadian Alumni Singapore co-hosted an evening with University of Waterloo president Feridun Hamdullahpur and Mr. Greg Wade, Regional Managing Director-East Asia, Research In Motion (RIM). Guests and alumni were treated to a thoughtful and engaging panel discussion on the topic "What Does Innovation Mean?"

Monday, November 7, 2011 (all day)

On November 7th 2011, the Canadian Chamber of Commerce Hong Kong and the University of Waterloo were proud to host a luncheon featuring University of Waterloo alumnus Jason Chiu (BASc '94), CEO of Cherrypicks, speaking on the mobile marketing revolution. Alumni and guests were treated to campus updates and amazing insights into the future of mobile applications.

Friday, November 4, 2011 (all day)

On November 4th 2011, the Hong Kong Alumni Association hosted more than 240 University of Waterloo alumni for their annual Alumni Networking Dinner in Hong Kong. Their largest event to date was also attended by University of Waterloo staff, faculty and President Feridun Hamdullahpur who brought updates from campus and news of the new University of Waterloo Hong Kong office.

See images from this event.

Tuesday, November 1, 2011 (all day)
Saturday, October 22, 2011 — 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM EDT
Oktoberfest dancers

The University of Waterloo Calgary Alumni Chapter wants you to put on your Oktoberfest hat and join them at the Austrian-Canadian Cultural Centre to polka the night away. The Centre has been hosting a night of bavarian fun for more than 30 years.

Austrian-Canadian Cultural Centre
3112 – 11 Street NE, Calgary, AB

Tuesday, October 18, 2011 (all day)

At the Maple Leaf Pub in Houston on October 18th 2011, more than 80 alumni from 20 different Canadian universities met for the "Passport to Canadian Beer" event, sponsored by the Canadian Club of Houston and coordinated by the McGill Alumni Houston Chapter. We were thrilled that so many University of Waterloo alumni were able to make it out! Please email us if you're interested in future events in the Houston area.

Saturday, October 15, 2011 (all day)

On October 15th, the New York area chapter coordinated their annual University of Waterloo team for the 2011 Terry Fox Run for Cancer Research in Central Park. Over 50 people participated in this year's run! After the run, alumni gathered at P.D. O'Hurley's Pub to reconnect and network over brunch.

Thursday, October 6, 2011 (all day)

Thanks to all the Seattle area alumni who were able to join us at the Woodmark Hotel on October 6th! We are currently in the process of planning Seattle's next event, which will take place in October 2012, before Canadian Thanksgiving. Watch your emails for details, and we hope to see you there!

Saturday, September 24, 2011 — 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM EDT

Consul General Denis Stevens invites you and a guest for a Pan-Canadian University Alumni Open House & BBQ at the official residence.

Join fellow Waterloo alumni and graduates from other Canadian universities for this exclusive opportunity to network and reconnect with Canadian grads in the Seattle area.

Saturday, July 23, 2011 (all day)
Image of wine barrels

Alumni and friends enjoyed an exclusive tour and barrel tasting at the magnificent Pelee Island Winery, Canada's third largest winery, hosted by Walter Schmoranz, the winery's Winemaker and President, and his son, recent alumnus Sebastian Schmoranz (BA '09).

Saturday, July 16, 2011 (all day)

A beautiful big blue sky and hot summer sun hovered over Calgary on Wildcard Saturday when a group of 40 University of Waterloo alumni, their family and friends took in the last day of qualification for the rodeo finals at the 99th version of the city's iconic Stampede.

This was the third event held by UWAC, following on the heels of last year's inaugural Oktoberfest and the 2011 Speedskating World Championships and by all accounts, another resounding success.

Sunday, July 10, 2011 (all day)
Three giraffes and two zebras surround car

More than 600 alumni and friends joined us at the African Lion Safari! We enjoyed a safari adventure, an encounter with a cheetah, elephant tug-of-war, all-you-can-eat BBQ lunch and more!

Friday, July 1, 2011 (all day)

University of Waterloo grads celebrated Canada's birthday with the University of Waterloo at the sixth annual Canada Day in London celebration! Highlights included cooking demonstrations, hockey matches, dancing, performances by musicians such as Alex Cube, Karkwa, Blue Rodeo, and so much more.

Wednesday, June 29, 2011 (all day)

The Consul General of Canada for San Francisco/Silicon Valley hosted the Sixth Annual Canada Day Reception at the Quadrus Conference Centre on June 29. University of Waterloo alumni enjoyed a line-up of top-notch speakers which inspired some Canadian goose bumps.

Saturday, June 25, 2011 (all day)

University of Waterloo Alumni celebrated all things red and white the Digital Moose Canada Day Picnic on June 25. We were on the scene with cool Waterloo gear to help celebrate Canada's birthday! Don't miss the 2012 celebration.

Tuesday, June 21, 2011 (all day)
People sitting in tables at the Boiler House

If you graduated in the last 10 years, this event was for you. The Boiler House, one of Toronto's trendiest eateries was the home to live music and networking. Alumni had the chance to meet old friends, new friends and our special alumni guest, musician and TVO personality Kara Harun (BA '06, Drama).

Tuesday, May 10, 2011 (all day)
Tom Chau

The University of Waterloo hosted an inspiring evening with University of Waterloo alumnus Tom Chau (PhD '98) — recipient of the prestigious Globe & Mail "Transformational Canadian" distinction.

Friday, March 25, 2011 (all day)

Thanks to all of our London alumni that were able to make it out March 25! The Mustard Bar was a perfect background for an evening of mixing and mingling. We'll look forward to seeing everyone again soon.

Thursday, February 24, 2011 (all day)

Thank you to the Calgary alumni who came out on February 24th to hear Marlo Raynolds (BASc '96). We all appreciated Marlo's candid and patient responses to our questions and concerns about all things environmental. Thanks also to Andy Kinmonth (BSc '75) from the Calgary Alumni Chapter for the chance to win Flames tickets! We look forward to seeing everyone again soon.

Tuesday, February 22, 2011 (all day)

Seattle alumni and friends got together for an event at Seattle’s Hard Rock Café, featuring a live performance by Seattle’s own James Germain and the Grey Gray Days.

Saturday, February 12, 2011 (all day)
Cindy Klassen speed skating

Calgary alumni family and friends helped the University of Waterloo Alumni Calgary (UWAC) Chapter cheer on the Team Canada Speed Skating Team on February 12. They also have an opportunity to meet them in person after the races.

Tuesday, February 8, 2011 (all day)

Jason Coolman, Waterloo's Director of Alumni Affairs was on hand once again for dinner — this time at Pazo Restaurant.  Jason talked about all that is exciting and new on campus and show a videotaped farewell message from former president David Johnston, now His Excellency the Governor General of Canada.

Tuesday, January 25, 2011 (all day)

It was a packed house at Steamworks Brewery in Vancouver's Gastown district on January 25th as more than 150 Waterloo alumni and friends came together to enjoy a lecture on the Iceland volcanoes presented by retired uWaterloo professor, Dr. Alan Morgan.

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