Events - 2017

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 — 10:30 AM EDT

Learn about the  (MBET) program by attending our live online information session.

In this one-hour session, you will learn everything you need to know about the program—including admissions requirements and tips, program details, and alumni stories.

Have all of your questions answered in an in-depth live Q&A, and hear directly from a Conrad faculty member who will share insights into the interview process.

Can't make this session?

Tuesday, October 17, 2017 — 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EDT

Enterprise Co-op (E Co-op) allows students to pursue an entrepreneurial co-op option in which students start their own business while earning a co-op credit. E Co-op is open to students from all faculties with any type of business concept: no-tech, low-tech, high-tech, service, consulting and more. If you have an idea you want to take to market and have the passion to build your venture, Enterprise Co-op may be for you.

Attend an info session to learn more!

Saturday, October 14, 2017 — 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM EDT

Explore the exciting field of engineering! Go ENG Girl is an exciting opportunity for Grade 7 - 10 girls to visit the University of Waterloo and learn about the wonderful world of engineering. Meet women currently studying engineering, learn about some of the amazing things women engineers are doing, and participate in a cool hands-on activity.

Tentative Agenda

9:00 am Registration (Please bring a completed waiver form to the event)

Wednesday, October 11, 2017 — 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM EDT
Waterloo Alumni Angels

Alumni, alumni investors and alumni start-ups are invited to the third event of the Waterloo Alumni Angels. We're holding our third pitch event and we have some of UWaterloo's best up-and-coming start-ups eager to pitch to a room full of UWaterloo's most successful accredited investor alumni. Vidyard is kindly hosting this event.

Thursday, October 5, 2017 — 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM EDT

As part of the Water Institute's WaterTalks lecture series, Arnold Heemink, professor of Applied Mathematics at Delft University of Technology, is presenting "Storm surge forecasting using data assimilation."

Thursday, October 5, 2017 — 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM EDT



In the spirit of Thanksgiving, all Waterloo Engineering students are invited to enjoy a little treat on us!

Wednesday, October 4, 2017 — 7:45 AM to 6:00 PM EDT

The University of Waterloo and the Waterloo Centre for Automotive Research (WatCAR) are proud to once again host the AutoTech Symposium on Wednesday, October 4, 2017 on campus.

Organized by the Waterloo Economic Development Corporation (Waterloo EDC) and the Automotive Parts Manufacturers' Association of Canada (APMA), the symposium brings together innovative automotive and technology companies active in disrupting mobility. This event connects participants with each other, as well as key players in the areas of security software, artificial intelligence, and automation.

Tuesday, October 3, 2017 — 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM EDT

SPEAKER: Dr. Ahmad Dhaini, assistant professor of Computer Science at the American University of Beirut (AUB)

Saturday, September 30, 2017 (all day)
Reunion banner with date and historic image

The Waterloo Engineering alumni reunion in 2017 is taking place on September 30, 2017 and the engineering Classes of 1962, 1967, 1972, 1977, 1982, 1987, 1992, 1997, 2002, 2007 and 2012 are invited to campus to celebrate this milestone.

Join your classmates for a weekend of reconnecting, attending lectures, and celebrating together at the Reunion dinner.

Revisit. Reunite. Relive.

Friday, September 29, 2017 — 8:00 PM to 9:30 PM EDT
A Tribe Called Red

Making an impact on the global electronic scene with a truly unique sound, native producer and DJ crew, A Tribe Called Red, advocate for inclusivity, empathy and acceptance amongst all races and genders in the name of social justice. A Tribe Called Red uphold that indigenous people define their identity on their own terms. Sharing this quest makes you part of the 'Halluci Nation.’

Friday, September 29, 2017 — 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM EDT

"Endocrine regulation of phosphate homeostasis" with Dr. Mohammed S. Razzaque, MBBS, PhD, Department of Oral Health Policy & Epidemiology, Harvard School of Dental Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, USA; Department of Pathology, Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine, Erie, PA, USA.

Coffee and Cookies available

Thursday, September 28, 2017 — 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM PDT
Seattle skyline at dusk

You're invited to indulge in a slice of Canada in Seattle! Held at the headquarters of FLEXE, the evening features reminiscing about Canada and Waterloo and celebrating Canada's 150th birthday and UWaterloo's 60th birthday with Canadian-inspired food and Canadian prizes! This event is open to all engineering and math alumni and current engineering and math students living/working in the Seattle area.

Thursday, September 28, 2017 — 4:30 PM to 7:00 PM EDT
Large group of students at the Waterloo consortium event

Come learn more about the engineering graduate studies opportunities available at University of Alberta, University of British Columbia, McGill University, McMaster University, Queen's University, University of Toronto and the University of Waterloo. All students and the general public are invited to this annual event.

Thursday, September 28, 2017 — 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM EDT

Featuring Kaylen Pfisterer, PhD Candidate in Systems Design Engineering, Faculty of Engineering and Samantha Biglieri, PhD Candidate in Planning, Faculty of Environment.  Kaylen is passionate about application driven research; she presents her novel nutrition tracking technology for enhancing older adults’ health. Samantha is captivated by how neighborhoods influence quality of life, she examines older adults’ lived experiences in their communities to build more inclusive cities.

Tuesday, September 26, 2017 — 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM EDT

Philip Kim is an experimental condensed matter physicist. The focus of Kim’s group’s research is the mesoscopic investigation of various physical phenomena in low dimensional and nanostructured materials. Current research topics are: quantum transport in graphene and its heterostructures; developing heterostructured van der Waals material interfaces and mesoscale investigation.

Tuesday, September 26, 2017 — 8:00 AM to 7:00 PM EDT

WISE is pleased to host the Geothermal Symposium to be held on September 26 in Federation Hall. This event is the first of its kind at the University of Waterloo and features distinguished speakers from across the globe. Meet experts and make connections with like-minded innovators from academia, industry, funding and international agencies!

Join us for an exciting day of research, panel presentations, discussion and more. Let us show you why The University of Waterloo has been named the most Innovative University in Canada for more than 25 years!

Panel topics Include:

Monday, September 25, 2017 — 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM EDT

Dr. Ying Chau
Associate Professor, Division of Biomedical Engineering and Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST)

Associate Director, Bioengineering Graduate Program, HKUST

Vice Chairman, Hong Kong Biotechnology Organization (HK BIO)

Monday, September 25, 2017 — 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EDT

Yuqing Ren
Associate Professor, Information and Decision Sciences
Carlson School of Management
Minneapolis, MN
chingren@umn.edu

*Light refreshments will be served at 12pm

Monday, September 18, 2017 — 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM EDT

As part of the Water Institute's WaterTalks lecture series, Dr. Antje Witting from the Department of Political and Administrative Sciences at the University of Konstanz, presents, "Policy learning in the context of urban flood mitigation."

Monday, September 18, 2017 — 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EDT

Dr. Taewoo Lee
Assistant Professor of Industrial Engineering
University of Houston
Houston, TX
tlee6@uh.edu

*Light refreshments will be served at 12pm

Friday, September 15, 2017 — 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM EDT

The Water Institute begins its 2017-2018 WaterTalks lecture series with Günter Blöschl, head of the Institute of Hydraulic Engineering and Water Resources Management and professor of Hydrology and Water Resources at Vienna University of Technology, who is presenting "Emerging outcomes from a cross-disciplinary doctoral programme on water resource systems."

Coffee and light refreshments provided.

Wednesday, September 13, 2017 — 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM EDT

Dr. Warren Jackson
Xerox PARC
Palo Alto, California, United States

Wednesday, September 13, 2017 — 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM EDT

All five final teams include University of Waterloo students or alumni. More information about the event, including registration can be found on the link below.

Tuesday, September 12, 2017 — 2:00 PM EDT
Huawei Technologies logo

Students in Electrical and Computer Engineering have been awarded Huawei Graduate Entrance Awards (valued at $5000.00). The awards are for outstanding applicants entering a full time MASc/PhD program in the area of information and communications technologies (ICT) or the internet of things (IOT).  

Monday, September 11, 2017 — 3:40 PM to 5:00 PM EDT

The 2017 Water Institute RBC distinguished lecturer, Quentin Grafton, will present Innovation, Incentives and Infrastructure in the Blue Economy as part of Elsevier's fourth International Water Research Conference, hosted by the Water Institute.

The Water Institute invites you to attend this free, public lecture at the Crowne Plaza in Kitchener. Spaces are limited, please register on the official event page below.

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