Events

October 2019

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Monday, September 9, 2019 — 12:00 AM to Sunday, October 6, 2019 — 11:55 PM EDT to Sunday, October 6, 2019 - 11:55 pm
Co-op problem award flyer

Co-operative Education and The Problem Lab are pleased to offer students on their work term the opportunity to win a First Prize Tuition Scholarship of $1,500 or Second Prize Tuition Scholarship of $750, applicable to your next academic term. The Co-op Problem Lab Award is earned by providing the best analysis of an important problem relevant to a co-op employer or the employer’s industry.

Monday, September 30, 2019 — 9:00 AM to Monday, October 21, 2019 — 12:55 PM EDT to Monday, October 21, 2019 - 12:55 pm
Concept $5k grant application flyer

From a doodle in your notebook to a pitch on stage. Applications are now open for the Concept $5K Grant!

Previously known as the Velocity Fund $5K, the Concept $5K Grant provides funding in a way that is impactful to students by incorporating pitch experience into its funding program. Students are eligible to apply to pitch an early-stage startup idea to qualify for a chance to win one of four $5,000 grants.

Tuesday, October 1, 2019 — 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM EDT
drink glasses and hands

Waterloo Engineering alumni living or working in the Boston area are invited to meet and catch up with fellow engineering and math alumni for happy hour at Beerworks No. 3. Reminisce about the University of Waterloo, network with classmates and hear the latest news from your alma mater.

Wednesday, October 2, 2019 — 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM EDT
people sitting in bar

Waterloo Engineering alumni living or working in the Ottawa area are invited to meet-up with other engineering alumni at this casual event to reminisce about the University of Waterloo, network with classmates and hear the latest news from your alma mater. Join us and other alumni based in the Ottawa area at Sidedoor Contemporary Kitchen + Bar for drinks and refreshments after work.

Thursday, October 3, 2019 — 3:30 PM to 6:00 PM EDT
Large group of students at the Waterloo consortium event

Discover the value of engineering graduate studies

If you are thinking about graduate school, this is your opportunity to connect with representatives from Canada's top engineering schools!

Thursday, October 3, 2019 — 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM EDT
Group of alumni at a networking reception

Alumni of the Faculty of Engineering are invited to a 5 à 7 casual gathering in Montreal. Feel free to drop-in for a drink and refreshments during this casual 5 à 7 at 3 Brasseurs Crecent after work to hear the latest news from your alma mater and to connect with classmates.

Saturday, October 5, 2019 — 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM EDT
Memorial event for Phil Everson

Please join us in celebrating the beautiful life of Phil Everson (BASc 2017) - February 9, 1993 - September 22, 2019.

Monday, October 7, 2019 — 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM EDT
Engineering Ambassadors Online Panel 1

Waterloo Engineering Student Ambassadors has partnered with the Coffee Chat Network to bring you a three-part series of informative online panels! Join us for an opportunity to explore engineering programs, interact with current engineering students, learn about their experiences, receive admission tips, and more!

To participate, tune in to Coffee Chat Network's Youtube or Facebook live at the time of the event. 

Tuesday, October 8, 2019 — 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM EDT
Brazil water crisis WaterTalk flyer

Hydrology of the 2014 São Paulo, Brazil Water Crisis

This WaterTalk will be presented at 2:30pm.

As part of the Water Institute's WaterTalks lecture series, Dr. Edson Wendland, a Professor and Dean of the Engineering School of São Carlos, will present “Hydrology of the 2014 São Paulo, Brazil Water Crisis”.

Tuesday, October 8, 2019 — 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM EDT
GreenHouse health discovery lab flyer

GreenHouse will be hosting a Health Discovery Lab that will focus on improving the quality of lives of the aging population with health challenges. GreenHouse is a community for innovators who want to create social or environmental change.

Wednesday, October 9, 2019 — 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM EDT
Cyber security pop-up flyer

Are you #cyberaware? Learn about how you can keep your online data safe - we'll have tons of FREE swag and treats too! Find us at the SLC Marketplace on October 9th.

Wednesday, October 9, 2019 — 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM EDT
wish logo

Waterloo Engineering alumni living or working in the greater Toronto and surrounding area are invited to an after-work reception at the Wish offices in Toronto. Speakers include Wish CEO and Co-founder Peter Szulczewski, with campus updates from the University of Waterloo.

Thursday, October 10, 2019 — 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM EDT
Past event with sign and people milling about

In the spirit of Thanksgiving, Waterloo Engineering students are invited to say THANK YOU to our generous donors who make what we do at Waterloo possible, every day.

Thursday, October 10, 2019 — 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM EDT
Hult prize kickoff flyer

Hult Prize is the world’s biggest engine for the launch of for-good, for-profit startups emerging from university with over 2500 staff and volunteers around the world. In nearly a decade, the movement has deployed more than $50M of capital into the sector and mobilized more than one million young people to re-think the future of business as it continues to breed disruptive innovation on college and university campuses across 120 plus countries.

Friday, October 11, 2019 — 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EDT
Daria Terekhov

From the Department of Mechanical, Industrial and Aerospace Engineering at Gina Cody School of Engineering and Computer Science at Concordia University - Dr. Daria Terekhov will be discussing her paper 'Inverse Optimization, Machine Learning, and the Operations Research Challenge' (Torch).

Wednesday, October 16, 2019 — 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM EDT
Sketches by Waterloo Architecture graduates Alison Brooks, Howard Sutcliffe and Lisa Rapoport completed during their Rome terms.

Join us for this complimentary opening reception of an exhibition featuring the work and sketches of Architecture alumni and students completed on their terms in Rome to mark this milestone of the Rome Program.

Monday, October 21, 2019 — 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EDT
Maxwell Ramstead

A Douglas Utting Postdoctoral Fellow at Jewish General Hospital in Montreal, Dr. Maxwell Ramstead will be discussing his paper, 'Active Inference Across Scales: From the Brain to the Body and Culture'. 

Wednesday, October 23, 2019 — 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM EDT
HeForShe Men's Circle Engineering

Through interactive exercises and discussions, the Men’s Circle Workshop will explore some of the ways in which men can become leaders in creating a safer campus for everyone.

Saturday, October 26, 2019 (all day)
The official mace

Join us at the Student Life Centre in the Great Hall to celebrate your milestone achievement! The reception starts right after the convocation ceremony.

Monday, October 28, 2019 — 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EDT
Stefan Nickel

Chair Discrete, Optimization and Logistics Institute of Operations Research at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology in Karlsruhe, Germany - Dr. Stefan Nickel will be discussing his paper, 'The Day After Optimal: Operations Research for Modern Logistics'.

Monday, October 28, 2019 — 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM EDT
Engineering Ambassadors Online Panel 2

Waterloo Engineering Student Ambassadors has partnered with the Coffee Chat Network to bring you a three-part series of informative online panels! Join us for an opportunity to explore engineering programs, interact with current engineering students, learn about their experiences, receive admission tips, and more!

To participate, tune in to Coffee Chat Network's Youtube or Facebook live at the time of the event. 

Wednesday, October 30, 2019 (all day) to Saturday, November 2, 2019 (all day) to Friday, November 1, 2019 - 7:00 pm
ROMA XL celebration logo

The University of Waterloo School of Architecture will mark the fortieth anniversary of its Rome Programme with a four-day celebration that will allow alumni to recall their time in the eternal city and experience some of the many changes that have taken place recently. The events take place in Rome starting with a reception at the Waterloo Studio on Wednesday October 30, finishing with a gala dinner on evening of Saturday November 2. In between you can select tours to Tivoli and walks in Rome, as well as a symposium, a concert and an evening reception on a terrace overlooking the Imperial Fora. We are expecting a large crowd and do have limited capacity in some events, so please book early and choose the events you wish to attend.

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