Events - 2017

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
Waterloo Alumni Angels - event #2 banner
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.

Wednesday, May 31, 2017 (all day)

This symposium is devoted to research and quality improvement in the Waterloo-Wellington region. It brings together local students, clinicians, professionals, and researchers who are working to improve the clinical care in our region.

This annual event allows local clinical trainees, non-clinical trainees, clinicians, professionals, and researchers to showcase their research and quality improvement work and receive recognition for their clinical and scientific excellence.

Tuesday, May 30, 2017 — 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM EDT

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

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

Monday, May 29, 2017 — 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EDT

Laurens G. Debo
Associate Professor of Operations Management
Tuck School of Business, Dartmouth College
Hanover, New Hampshire
Laurens.G.Debo@tuck.dartmouth.edu

Abstract

Monday, May 29, 2017 — 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM EDT

Professor Harald Hillebrecht
Institute for Inorganic Chemistry
University of Freiburg, Germany

Monday, May 29, 2017 — 9:30 AM to 4:00 PM EDT

This workshop is part of an international collaboration between Dalian University in China, The University of Waterloo in Canada, Imperial College London in the UK and the International Academy of Ecology and Life Protection Science in Russia. The collaboration explores strategies for green growth through providing a platform for researchers from the four institutions to share case studies that illustrate widely applicable strategies for furthering economic and environmental stewardship aims simultaneously.

Wednesday, May 24, 2017 — 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM EDT

PROFESSOR ANDREW J. DEMELLO
Professor of Biochemical Engineering
Institute for Chemistry and Bioengineering
Department of Chemistry and Applied Biosciences
ETH Zürich, Switzerland

Tuesday, May 23, 2017 (all day) to Friday, May 26, 2017 (all day)

The University of Waterloo is pleased to host the 9th annual International Conference on Inverse Problems in Engineering (ICIPE) here on campus in honour of Professor Graham Gladwell, FRSC.

Keynote speakers:

Prof. Margaret Cheney
Department Applied Mathematics
Colorado State University
"The Radar Inverse Problem"

Malcolm Gladwell
Best-selling author, journalist, and commentator, will be speaking in honor of his father, Graham Gladwell.

Friday, May 19, 2017 — 11:00 AM EDT

SPEAKER: Dr. Arvind Easwaran, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

INVITED BY: Professor Fischmeister

ABSTRACT:

Friday, May 19, 2017 — 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM EDT

Dr. Matthew Peloso, CEO and Founder of Sun Electric Pte. Ltd., Singapore

Abstract

Tuesday, May 16, 2017 — 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM EDT

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

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

Thursday, May 11, 2017 (all day) to Friday, May 12, 2017 (all day)

EQUALS is a venue for graduate students, postdoctoral researchers, and young scholars considering an academic career in a Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) field.  The purpose of this conference is to explore the spectrum of pathways of academic success in STEM with an explicit focus on gender equity and its intersections with other identity markers.

Highlights include:

Monday, May 8, 2017 — 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM EDT

Professor Don Siegel
Mechanical Engineering Department, Materials Science & Engineering
University of Michigan Energy Institute, Michigan, United States

Wednesday, May 3, 2017 — 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM EDT

Professor M. Stanley Whittingham
Chemistry Department
State University of New York at Binghamton
New York, United States

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