Events - June 2018

Thursday, June 28, 2018 — 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM EDT

The purpose of the ConradGames in Engineering is to simply engage and encourage Undergraduate Engineering Students in Entrepreneurship and Innovation mindsets.

Invited teams will be competing for:

Thursday, June 21, 2018 (all day) to Friday, June 22, 2018 (all day)

The Waterloo Institute for Sustainable Energy and the Canadian Plastics Industry Association are pleased to offer complimentary academic registration to faculty and students for this 2-day event.

Monday, June 18, 2018 — 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM EDT

As part of the Water Institute's WaterTalks lecture series, Lovell Endowed Professor Ximing Cai from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign's Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, will be presenting, "Modelling River Basins as Coupled Human and Natural Systems."

Saturday, June 16, 2018 (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 15, 2018 — 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM EDT


Dr. Sriram Narasimhan
Departments of Civil and Environmental Engineering & Mechanical and Mechatronics Engineering
University of Waterloo

Thursday, June 14, 2018 — 11:00 AM EDT

Speaker: Philip Beesley, School of Architecture

Wednesday, June 13, 2018 — 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM EDT

As part of the Water Institute's WaterTalks lecture series, Curtis Richardson, professor of Resource Ecology and Director of the Duke University Wetland Center, presents, "Decoding the Secrets of Carbon Preservation in Peatlands along a Boreal to Tropical Gradient from Minnesota to Peru."

Monday, June 11, 2018 — 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EDT

Dr. Pinar Keskinocak
Professor, Industrial and Systems Engineering
Georgia Tech, H. Milton Stewart School of Industrial Engineering
Atlanta, GA

Thursday, June 7, 2018 — 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM EDT
Waterloo Alumni Angels - event #5 banner

Alumni investors and alumni start-ups are invited to the fifth event of the Waterloo Alumni Angels in Toronto. We'll be holding our fifth pitch event on June 7 so come out to the event to hear pitches from five of Toronto's most investment-ready startups.

Wednesday, June 6, 2018 — 6:00 PM EDT
DMZ space

Ventures from the current MBET class will pitch their startups in a fast-paced but friendly pitch competition, vying for $1500 in prizes. Alumni will cast their ballots to choose a winner, followed by refreshments and reconnection with fellow alumni, faculty, and current students.

Sunday, June 3, 2018 (all day) to Thursday, June 7, 2018 (all day)

270 international researchers working on manufacturing of light weight sheet metal parts and processes, with a focus on the automotive sector, are gathering this week in Waterloo for the “International Deep Drawing Research Group Conference”. The conference is chaired by Professors Michael Worswick and Cliff Butcher, of Mechanical and Mechatronic Engineering, and Professor Alex Bardelcik from University of Guelph.

Saturday, June 2, 2018 — 10:00 AM to Monday, October 8, 2018 — 5:30 PM EDT

Immerse, interact, and imagine in Philip Beesley: Transforming Space.

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.