Events - March 2021

Wednesday, March 24, 2021 — 1:00 PM to Thursday, March 25, 2021 — 5:00 PM EDT
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Hosted by the School of Public Health and Health Systems (SPHHS), Network for Aging Research (NAR), and the Centre for Bioengineering and Biotechnology (CBB), this free virtual event will take place over two afternoons and examine the promise and limits of technology to promote successful longevity by featuring a diverse group of leaders.

Tuesday, March 23, 2021 — 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM EDT

Waterloo Engineering students and alumni are invited to participate in an exclusive virtual Office Hour with Brian Liou, Co-Founder of Ralph, who will discuss "How to Negotiate and Choose the Right Job Offer".

Tuesday, March 23, 2021 — 1:00 PM to 1:30 PM EDT
GEDIx: A 30-Minute Exchange Featuring Glove Systems and EXO Insights

Digital twins and augmented reality can be used for simulating physical objects and processes. This can be especially helpful for improving their design to better ensure the dependability of infrastructure and operations where lives might be at stake. With the use of such digital realities, one can also create a competitive edge to improve efficiency and advance capabilities.

Monday, March 22, 2021 — 9:30 AM to 3:00 PM EDT
UN World Water Day March 22. Why is water important to you? Learn more at

Join the Water Institute for an interactive event exploring what water means to different people, its true value, and how we can better protect this vital resource together.

Saturday, March 20, 2021 — 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM EDT
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Join us on Saturday, March 20 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. to learn more about the University of Waterloo! Drop in for specific sessions or join us for the entire time.

Tuesday, March 16, 2021 — 11:45 AM to 1:15 PM EDT
Research Talks by the University of Waterloo

Join Research Talks, a panel discussion examining the future of additive manufacturing featuring:

Friday, March 5, 2021 — 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM EST

Waterloo Engineering students and alumni are invited to participate in an exclusive virtual Office Hour "Challenging Workplace Norms for Better Roles & Opportunities".

Thursday, March 4, 2021 — 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM EST
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Future applicants, their family members and guidance counsellors are invited to join Waterloo Engineering on Thursday, March 4 from 6-7 pm ET for a webinar about preparing for an engineering education, our programs, and the process of applying to Engineering at Waterloo!

Thursday, March 4, 2021 — 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM EST

Waterloo Engineering students and alumni are invited to participate in an exclusive virtual Office Hour with Waterloo Engineering alumnus Steve Waters (BASc 1988), Director of Engineering and Special Projects at North Shore Water Reclamation District, who will discuss “Utilities of the Future”.

Wednesday, March 3, 2021 — 11:00 AM EST
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We’re extremely excited to invite students to this year’s Global Spark Thought Leader Panel: Innovation in Global Health.

The panel will be held on March 6th at 11am EST, and will feature three phenomenal speakers:  Dr. Andrew Trister, Head of Digital Health Innovation at The Gates Foundation, Jim Larson, Managing Director & Partner and Expert on Global Health at BCG, and Maureen Lewis, the CEO of Aceso Global and the former Chief Economist of Human Development at the World Bank. The panel will be moderated by Natasha Walji, a Director at Google Canada and one of Canada’s Top 100 Most Powerful Women.

Monday, February 22, 2021 — 5:00 PM EST to Thursday, July 29, 2021 — 8:00 PM EDT
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