Interested in the discussion on tech for good and responsible uses of artificial intelligence and robotics? Join us in Waterloo on November 14 and hear Ryan Gariepy, Chief Technology Officer of Clearpath Robotics and Otto Motors, speak about the issues of autonomous weapons and the need for an international treaty banning these weapons systems.
The co-founders of world-renowned humanitarian organization Engineers Without Borders, Parker Mitchell (BASc 1999) and George Roter (BASc 1999), will deliver a public lecture titled “Global Impact One Engineer at a Time: Why we Founded Engineers Without Borders" about their journey from their time as engineering students at the University of Waterloo, to the founding of EWB, and their careers since and beyond. Students, alumni, and the community are invited to hear their entrepreneurial journey and then to ask questions in a Q&A session.
UWaterloo Cybersecurity and Privacy Institute
The Faculty of Mathematics is sponsoring a brainstorming session to populate displays that showcase the history of computing today at 2:00 p.m. in MC 5501. Faculty, staff, retirees from across campus are invited to attend. Refreshments will be provided.
The session organizers are looking to collect stories, anecdotes and notes to develop three displays including: