Events - June 2017

Wednesday, June 28, 2017 — 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM EDT

Speaker: Hélène Debéda, Associate Professor, University of Bordeaux, IMS Laboratory, PRIMS team

Abstract:

Wednesday, June 28, 2017 — 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM EDT

Feridun Hamdullahpur, President and Vice-Chancellor of the University of Waterloo, Dr. B. Mario Pinto, President of the Natural Sciences and Engineering Council of Canada, and Steve Alexander, Sr. Vice-President and Chief Technology Officer of Ciena, invite you to attend an NSERC announcement noting Amir Khandani as the Ciena Industrial Research Chair on Network Information Theory of Optical Channels.

Light refreshments will be served.

Please RSVP and indicate if you require parking.

Monday, June 26, 2017 — 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM EDT

SPEAKER: Dr. Daniel Larraz, University of Iowa

Monday, June 26, 2017 — 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM EDT

Robert Shorten
Professor & Chair, Control Engineering & Decisions Science, University College Dublin

Sunday, June 25, 2017 — 10:00 AM to Monday, September 3, 2018 — 5:30 PM EDT

An examination of the chilling role architecture played in constructing Auschwitz.

The Evidence Room is a powerful installation which reconstructs key objects used in the forensic analysis of the architecture of Auschwitz. Historian Robert Jan van Pelt introduced the objects as evidence in a court case to demonstrate that Auschwitz was purposefully designed as a death camp.

Friday, June 23, 2017 — 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM EDT

Goose II is in the process of being built, but in the meantime we've been busy prepping something special!

Join us at the Federation Hall at the University of Waterloo for a celebration of yet another milestone for our team. We will be revealing our new and improved pod that will be competing in California this upcoming summer.

Waterloop is a student run team and although tickets are free, donations on the day of the event are more than appreciated.

Be sure to stay tuned for more details.

Thursday, June 22, 2017 — 5:30 PM EDT

Learn more about UWaterloo's part-time Master of Business, Entrepreneurship and Technology (MBET) program at our information session at Communitech on Thursday June 22. 

We will discuss program details, admissions requirements, and the application process for the part-time MBET program. You will also have the opportunity to: 

Wednesday, June 21, 2017 — 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM EDT

Attend the AquaHacking semi-finals 

Join us on June 21, from 5-9 p.m. at the Centre for International Governance Innovation as aspiring water entrepreneurs pitch their solutions to problems facing Lake Erie. The five winning teams of the semi-finals will move on to compete in the final competition on September 13, 2017, where there's $75,000 in prize money available, in addition to access to local accelerators and mentors for winning teams. 

The issues teams are tackling this year

Monday, June 19, 2017 — 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM EDT

As part of the Water Institute's WaterTalks lecture series, Janet Hering, director of the Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science & Technology (Eawag) and professor at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zürich and the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne presents, "Linking Eawag’s Research to Policy and Practice."

Coffee and light refreshments provided.

Saturday, June 17, 2017 — 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM EDT

PROFESSOR CHUNLI BAI
President, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China
 

Saturday, June 17, 2017 (all day)
The official mace

Pearl Sullivan, dean of engineering, the Registrar's Office, Engineering Alumni Affairs and the Office of Alumni Relations are pleased to invite you and your guests to an informal complimentary post-convocation reception.

Join us at the Student Life Centre in the Great Hall to celebrate your milestone achievement! The receptions start right after each convocation ceremony.

Friday, June 16, 2017 — 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM EDT

Waterloo's Centre for Theoretical Neuroscience invites everyone to an open house, the culmination of a two-week workshop that teaches researchers how to build sophisticated brain models. These international experts will demonstrate large-scale brain models running on laptops, robots, and specialized brain-like computers while simulating neural functions.

Thursday, June 15, 2017 — 6:00 PM to 11:00 PM EDT

On June 15, you're invited to a special evening to launch a year of celebration marking the 50th Anniversary of the founding of the University of Waterloo School of Architecture. Waterloo Architecture was created in 1967, Canada’s Centennial year, in anticipation of continued growth and increased demand for design.

Monday, June 12, 2017 — 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM EDT
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Friday, June 9, 2017 — 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM EDT

Explore and expand your growth mindset with Lyon Wong, SYDE ‘03, cofounder Spectrum 28.

This event will focus on building a solid foundation for all your future endeavors (whether entrepreneurial or intrapreneurial) and assist you in achieving your aspirations. You will be encouraged to explore and expand your growth mindset as you are asked to examine your core values and motivations. Established founder teams will gain insight into their "founder framework" and be able to immediately apply key findings to improve their personal effectiveness.

Tuesday, June 6, 2017 — 8:30 AM to 3:15 PM EDT

As a part of our Resource Recovery Partnership Workshop on June 6th in Fed Hall, WISE and the CPIA are providing the opportunity for students to present their research to individuals from the government, industry and academic communities. If you are a student working on resource recovery, carbon capture, circular economy or greenhouse gas related research, please e-mail the contact listed below. There are 20 first-come-first-serve spots available.

Friday, June 2, 2017 — 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EDT

Onur Boyabatli

Associate Professor
Operations Management, Singapore Management University
Singapore
oboyabatli@smu.edu.sg

Thursday, June 1, 2017 — 11:30 AM EDT
 
 

Are you an engineering student interested in studying abroad to earn credits toward your Waterloo degree?

Then plan to attend this information session where Cindy Howe, Administrative Coordinator, Faculty Exchange Office, will give you all the details.

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