Events - February 2022

Monday, February 28, 2022 — 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM EST
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Are you interested in quantum mechanics or cryptography?

Then check out CPI's next event on Feb 28th from 6:30pm to 8:00pm. Learn how quantum computers can create security risks and how we can mitigate them!

CPI's Michele Mosca and Sara Zafar Jafarzadeh discuss why it is important to act now, even though cryptographically-relevant quantum computers are not available.

Thursday, February 24, 2022 — 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM EST
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If you're in Grade 10 and planning to attend university, you and your parents are invited to this online event to learn what you can do now to prepare.

Thursday, February 24, 2022 — 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM EST
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"Introduce a Girl to Engineering" is a fantastic way for students in grades 5-7 to experience what engineering is all about! We have two hands-on activities planned where participants will be introduced to the Engineering Design Cycle, make friends and experiment with block-based coding. Finally, if time permits, students will have the option of sharing what they have worked on and win some fun prizes!

Thursday, February 24, 2022 — 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM EST

Join us at the Round Table with Jasmine Shaw. The Round Table with WiE Leaders is a series of monthly roundtable discussions which provide networking and mentorship forum for graduate and undergraduate students. At the Round Table, we hope to connect you to WiE leaders in academia, industry and government. Listen to their stories and be inspired to overcome and succeed.

Thursday, February 24, 2022 — 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM EST
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Funding agencies Mitacs, NSERC and Ontario Centre of Innovation (OCI) will each present co-funding opportunities for AI Applied Research Projects. Key takeaways for both Industry and Academia are to understand each individual program and further opportunities for bundled matching.

Wednesday, February 23, 2022 — 1:00 PM EST
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A Canadian’s Right to Housing: How Do We Get There

Thursday, February 17, 2022 — 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM EST
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Join us for a special edition of Research talks, "Black History is World History: From Moment to Global Movement," featuring Michaëlle Jean, University of Waterloo Chancellor, St. Paul’s University College and former Governor General and Commander-in-Chief of Canada.

Please register to receive a link to this virtual event.

Wednesday, February 16, 2022 — 1:00 PM EST
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Empowering the students and educators of today to create the relevant workforce of tomorrow.

Tuesday, February 15, 2022 — 8:00 PM to 9:00 PM EST
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Monday, February 14, 2022 — 5:30 PM to Tuesday, February 15, 2022 — 7:00 PM EST
Exploring Indigenous Ways of Knowing in Engineering

This event is a 90-minute workshop about Indigenous Ways of Knowing in Engineering by the University of Guelph, University of Manitoba, and University of Waterloo.

Students can join for a session either on Monday or Tuesday using the registration links below (only attending one is required).

Thursday, February 10, 2022 — 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM EST
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Have you ever observed a divisive, rage-fuelled fight online and wondered about the role technology played in the background?

Wednesday, February 9, 2022 — 6:45 PM EST
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Want more information and tips on what industry leaders are looking for in a candidate? Not sure what to do after you’ve finished your degree? Then this event is for you!

Wednesday, February 9, 2022 — 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EST
Rob Otway (BASc '85)

Waterloo Engineering students and alumni are invited to participate in an exclusive virtual Office Hour with Waterloo Engineering alumnus Rob Otway (BASc 1985, Civil Engineering), Executive Vice President Buildings West at Bird Construction, who will discuss “Follow Your Own Path”.

Tuesday, February 8, 2022 — 7:00 PM to Wednesday, February 9, 2022 — 1:00 PM EST
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Department of Systems Design Engineering Alumni Roundtables

Thursday, February 3, 2022 — 12:00 PM EST
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Join Peter Carr, continuing lecturer at the University of Waterloo, to learn more about this eight–week program developed in partnership with the Ontario Society of Professional Engineers (OSPE) and the Faculty of Engineering.

Thursday, January 27, 2022 — 12:30 PM to Thursday, February 24, 2022 — 2:00 PM EST
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New Innovation Research Challenge Seeks Proposals for Novel Applications of BlackBerry Technologies to Advance Progress Against UN Sustainable Development Goals