Events - January 2017

Tuesday, January 31, 2017 — 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM EST

You're invited to ConradConnect Live, a free networking event which connects Conrad students and alumni across all of our programs (graduate and undergraduate), with each other and with friends from the Waterloo ecosystem.

This month, we'll be joined by Jim Robeson (CEO at PiinPoint,  MBET '13 alumnus), Caitlyn MacGregor (CEO at Plum) and David Au-Yeung (Chief People Officer at Flipp). These three guest entrepreneurs will share their experiences growing, scaling, and leading startup teams, in a fast-paced panel moderated by followership expert and Conrad professor Marc Hurwitz.

Tuesday, January 31, 2017 — 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM EST

Digital elevation models (DEMs) are a primary data input for many applications in spatial hydrology and geomorphology. DEMs are commonly used to delineate watersheds, to map landforms and soils, to analyze stream networks, and to model variable source areas, surface runoff and flooding, erosion, and contaminant migration. The past decades have been marked by significant improvements in the quality, spatial resolution, and availability of DEM data sources.

Register today.

Coffee and light refreshments will be provided.

Key topics covered

Monday, January 30, 2017 — 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM EST

Richard Luthy, from Stanford University, California

Description

California is entering its sixth year of drought. It’s clear that the old ways of coping with drought — overdraft of groundwater, stream depletion, and greater imports — will no longer meet the needs of the 21st Century. The solution to our challenge of urban water security will likely consist of a combination of demand management and the development of a portfolio of new water supplies.

Saturday, January 28, 2017 (all day)

Girl Guides are invited to the University of Waterloo to earn their Computer Skills Badge! Complete all the requirements through fun and interactive activity stations led by university students and staff. In addition to completing the badge requirements, the guides will also engage with inspiring mentors who demystify the university experience and technology careers.

Registration

Registration is now open!

Guiders will be invited to register their Girl Guide units for this exciting day. 

Wednesday, January 25, 2017 — 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM EST

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Tuesday, January 24, 2017 — 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM EST

Learn more about Waterloo's Master of Business, Entrepreneurship, and Technology (MBET) program by attending our live online information session. MBET is a one year graduate business degree designed to meet a market need for innovative thinkers. In MBET, students learn inside and outside the classroom. Core business courses are integrated with practical experience, networking, and hands-on learning in the most entrepreneurial community in Canada.

Saturday, January 21, 2017 — 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM EST

Go CODE Girl provides an exciting opportunity for girls in grades 9-11 across Ontario to learn about the exciting world of coding and software development, and discover opportunities in computing and engineering fields.

Tentative Agenda

10:00 am Check-in 

University of Waterloo

10:30 am Welcome

Friday, January 20, 2017 — 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.

Monday, January 16, 2017 — 3:00 PM EST

Frank Naus, MSc, MBA, DBA
Vice President, Research
Hamilton Health Sciences Corporation

Thursday, January 12, 2017 — 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM EST

Christian Stamm, Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science and Technology (Eawag)

How combining real-world data with experimental manipulations can provide powerful tools for understanding the drivers for ecological change.

Part of the Water Institute's WaterTalks lecture series.

Coffee and refreshments will be provided.

Tuesday, January 10, 2017 — 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM EST

Learn more about Waterloo's Master of Business, Entrepreneurship, and Technology (MBET) program by attending our live online information session. MBET is a one year graduate business degree designed to meet a market need for innovative thinkers. In MBET, students learn inside and outside the classroom. Core business courses are integrated with practical experience, networking, and hands-on learning in the most entrepreneurial community in Canada.

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