Thursday, July 30, 2020 — 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EDT

Students and alumni are invited to participate in an exclusive virtual Office Hour with engineering alumna Kirusha Srimohanarajah (BASc 2015), Electrical Engineer at Synaptive Medical.

During this Office Hour, Kirusha Srimohanarajah (BASc 2015, Electrical Engineering), Electrical Engineer at Synaptive Medical, will talk about "Working the problem: making an impact and navigating change –  from surgical robotics to responding to the COVID-19 crisis”. If you are interested in learning more about her career and making an impact in today's changing world, join Kirusha during this Office Hour. Please bring your questions! 

Wednesday, July 29, 2020 (all day)
EngSoc Start a Garden and How to Not Kill Your Plants

Did Carole Baskin murder your plant? Join us, and we will help you take care of a plant so that it can defy that husband murderer!

Monday, July 27, 2020 — 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM EDT
Nano entrepreneurship series

Developing new functional materials is the foundation of nanotechnology. You can learn about the whole spectrum of new amazing nanomaterials in the research publications, but you can only find a few of them to be commercially available. Ever wondered why? Join us and learn what one needs to consider when spinning a novel nanomaterial into a business opportunity.

Speakers:
- Darren Anderson, Founder and CEO, VIVE Crop Protection (Toronto)
- Elena Polyakova, Founder and CEO, Graphene Labs Inc.

Friday, July 24, 2020 (all day)
EngSoc Teamfight Tactics Tournament

This is the Teamfight Tactics tournament! Sign up to play in a number of games to determine if you are the number one player in Teamfight Tactics.

Thursday, July 23, 2020 — 5:00 PM EDT
Eric Migicovsky

Join us for a talk with Y Combinator partner Eric Migicovsky.

Eric was the founder of smartwatch pioneer Pebble Technology, acquired by Fitbit in 2016. Eric will cover some of the myths that exist around starting startups, what you should do while you’re still in school if you want to start a company, and he’ll talk about how YC can help you get started. He’ll also spend time answering your questions.

A Zoom link will be emailed to registered participants.

Thursday, July 23, 2020 (all day)
EngSoc Animals in (not really) POETS

Video call your friends in EngSoc and don't forget to bring your pets! Have your furry friends on call with the POETS background to enjoy an evening of comfort and fun. It is not necessary to have a pet to be a part, you can just come say hi to the cuties!

Wednesday, July 22, 2020 — 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM EDT
Intellectual Property Series poster

You’ve got your research, now what?

What are some of the on-campus resources or connections to help you take your research, product, technology or idea to the next stage?  Come listen to a few of WatCo’s clients to will share their experiences from research to market 

Panel Discussion 

Eric Luvisotto and a panel of Watco clients

Wednesday, July 22, 2020 (all day)
EngSoc council

Make your voice heard by attending EngSoc council meetings! Mandate the executive to work on your behalf, run to sit on a committee, and help make decisions that impact the future of EngSoc. Especially this term, we want to hear how you and your classmates are adapting to online school and what we can do to help you!

Tuesday, July 21, 2020 — 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM EDT

Students and alumni are invited to participate in an exclusive virtual Office Hour with engineering alumnus Paul-Michael Dekker (BASc '80), Professional Networker, Futurist, Systems Design Engineer and Entrepreneur!

During this Office Hour, join fellow University of Waterloo engineering alumni, students and referred guests for this virtual event to get advice/upgrades on your professional networking skills, grow your network by seeing/hearing about other people and their specialties, ask questions and get advice, and get to know Paul-Michael Dekker and some of the people, resources and tools he has experienced since 1980, while working on both local and global projects. RSVP in the Waterloo Engineering Hub. Please bring your questions! 

Tuesday, July 21, 2020 (all day)
Engineering girls

Fix yourself a drink, grab a seat, and join some friends online for a socially distant happy hour!

Thursday, July 16, 2020 (all day)
EngSoc Coffee House

Come enjoy Coffee House for some live music. Bring your talent, instruments or just yourself and enjoy a night filled with musical performances of all sorts with friends. Everyone is welcome!

Wednesday, July 15, 2020 (all day)
EngSoc Start a Garden and How to Not Kill Your Plants

Did Carole Baskin murder your plant? Join us, and we will help you take care of a plant so that it can defy that husband murderer!

Tuesday, July 14, 2020 (all day)
EngSoc PEO Spring Mixer

An insightful evening of getting to know more about the PEO: becoming a professional engineer, volunteer opportunities and PEO chapters to keep a lookout for. All future engineers, take notes!

Saturday, July 11, 2020 (all day)
Students in the Engineering Competition

The Waterloo Engineering Competition (WEC) is a day-long event where teams compete to create a design project in the category of their choosing to qualify for the Ontario Engineering Competition and a cash prize! This event is open to all engineering students of all skill sets and knowledge levels. There are many different competitions so there is something for everyone. All competitions will be held online and be able to completed from your own home. Hope to see you there!

Friday, July 10, 2020 — 12:00 PM EDT

Come show your spirit and get your purple on! 

The tradition continues on July 10, 2020 at 12:00 pm (ET) to celebrate Engineering Day with our incredible community of students, alumni, professors and staff. This year's activities, steamed live on YouTube on the Waterloo Engineering channel, will include a DJ playing fun music, hosted by the Presidents of EngSoc, a social media contest for purpling, appearances by special guests, throw a pie in the face of your professor, and so much more.

Friday, July 10, 2020 (all day)
League of Legends banner

This is the League of Legends tournament! You can sign up with a team to compete in a tournament bracket on two separate occasions and the winning team will receive a prize. You don't have to sign up with a team, you can sign up with as many people as possible and we will do our best to accommodate for you.

Thursday, July 9, 2020 — 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM EDT
Intellectual Property Series poster

Did you know that the top five most valuable brands in the world in 2018 are all technology companies?

According to Forbes the most valuable brand in the world in 2018 was Apple (#1) with an estimated value of nearly $183 Billion dollars. By comparison, Coca-Cola's (#6) brand value in 2018 was over $57 Billion.

Come to the Trademark presentation and learn how to use this form of Intellectual Property (IP) protection to build the brand value of your technology or Start-Up.

Wednesday, July 8, 2020 (all day)
EngSoc council

Make your voice heard by attending EngSoc council meetings! Mandate the executive to work on your behalf, run to sit on a committee, and help make decisions that impact the future of EngSoc. Especially this term, we want to hear how you and your classmates are adapting to online school and what we can do to help you!

Tuesday, July 7, 2020 (all day)
EngSoc Board Game Night

Get together with friends to play some boardgames online! Chatrooms and calls will be set up so you can hop right into the action from home!

Thursday, July 2, 2020 (all day)
EngSoc Lettuce Club

Get your lettuce and get ready to eat. This is a competition to see who can eat an entire head of lettuce the fastest. The winner will be crowned Head Lettuce.

Monday, June 29, 2020 (all day) to Sunday, July 5, 2020 (all day)
EngSoc A Better World

"Feeling gratitude and not expressing it is like wrapping a present and not giving it.” –William Arthur Ward. This is a week dedicated to showing your gratitude towards the people around you, whether nearstranger or family. Think of some people to reach out to and say thank you for anything they've done, big or small, and get talking! Get closer to someone you're less familiar with, rekindle an old friendship, or just have catch up with some friends.

Friday, May 15, 2020 (all day) to Friday, August 14, 2020 (all day)
EngSoc Scavenger Hunt

EngSoc Scavenger Hunt is a term long event where students find items or participate in events to collect points. It's a chance for people to get involved in the Engineering community and school-wide events. Just like the name would suggest, we are sending you on a gigantic scavenger hunt! Check out the list of items and instructions.

TOP PRIZE: PURPLE HARD HAT

There are only 5 purple hard hats available! Prize will go to:

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