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Wednesday, November 21, 2018 — 10:30 AM to 1:00 PM EST

Hear from the President and engage with the University’s senior leadership at the President’s Town Hall Meeting.

Attend in person, or engage with us online.

Send your questions to townhall@uwaterloo.ca or tweet to #UWth.

Wednesday, November 21, 2018 — 3:00 PM to 10:00 PM EST
Wednesday, November 21, 2018 — 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM EST

On the State of Freshwater Fish and Fisheries: Finding a Future for the Forgotten

Thursday, November 22, 2018 — 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM EST
3 Brewers

Join Dr. Vincent Gaudet, Chair of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, for a special alumni-brewed beer tasting and reception at 3 Brewers Sparks to network and get a brief update about the Faculty of Engineering and the newest changes on campus. Join us in tapping casks of crafted beer by our very own Waterloo Engineering alumni and enjoy a selection of expertly paired appetizers, while beer ambassadors guide us through the beer tasting to complete the experience.

Monday, November 26, 2018 — 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM EST

Students and alumni are invited to participate in an exclusive Office Hour with engineering alumni Jim Vounassis (BASc '94), Chief Operating Officer at Bombardier Transportation!

During this Office Hour, Jim Vounassis will talk about his career and lessons learned, while sharing career advice and insights into the future of engineering, particularly in the transportation sector. Join fellow alumni and students for this virtual office hour to get advice on your career, ask questions, and get to know the COO of Bombardier Transportation. Please bring your questions!

Tuesday, November 27, 2018 — 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM EST

We are very excited to have Marc Morin as our guest speaker for the CryptoWorks 21 Distinguished lecture series (3).  Marc will share with the audience his tremendous experience as a serial entrepreneur and seed investor in the local tech companies.  

This evening lecture is to complement the ongoing and more curriculum-based IP Management lunch-and-learn lecture series that organized and hosted by CryptoWorks 21.

Stay tuned for more lectures in the coming months where other accomplished leaders in commercialization are invited to share their stories with us.

Thursday, November 29, 2018 — 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM EST

The Royal Society of Canada (RSC) offers a variety of prestigious medals and awards recognizing outstanding achievements of Canadian researchers. It is a responsibility of Fellows of the RSC to nominate candidates for these honours, and they are explicitly invited to do so every year.

Thursday, December 6, 2018 — 10:30 AM to 11:00 AM EST

An event marking the twenty-ninth anniversary of the École Polytechnique de Montréal tragedy honouring the women who lost their lives and commemorating the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women.

Students, faculty, staff and community leaders will come together to reflect and commemorate the 14 young women whose lives were taken, and to continue the pursuit of justice, equity and opportunity for all.

Friday, January 18, 2019 — 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM EST
Ski lifts with sunshine behind them at Osler Bluff Ski Club

Please join us on the slopes to ski or snowboard at this exclusive and beautiful private resort! Once again this year, we are partnering with the Faculty of Science and Science alumni will join us on the hills.

Saturday, February 9, 2019 (all day)

Tomorrow’s innovators practice imaginative thinking and teamwork. Guided by two or more adult Coaches, FIRST LEGO League teams (up to 10 members, grades 4-8**) research a real-world problem such as food safety, recycling, energy, etc., and are challenged to develop a solution. They also must design, build, program a robot using LEGO MINDSTORMS®, then compete on a table-top playing field.