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Monday, May 11, 2020 (all day) to Saturday, June 20, 2020 (all day) to Saturday, June 20, 2020 (All day)
Patch Design

Welcome to S20 Patch Design Contest! Here you can submit designs for patches that you want to see sold in Novelties. Submissions will be voted on and the winning design will be produced and sold in future terms!

Submissions: May 11 - June 80 Voting: June 10 - June 20

Monday, May 11, 2020 (all day) to Tuesday, June 30, 2020 (all day) to Tuesday, June 30, 2020 (All day)
Society Executive team

Do you want to be involved in the future of the society? Run to be a member of the next B-Society Executive team! Nominate yourself.

President (May 11-13)

Represents Engineering students to faculty and university and guide the vision of the Engineering Society

VP Academic (May 15-22)  

Provides academic, co-op and mental health supports and advocates on student issues

VP Finance (May 22-25)

Oversee the society operations, budgets and spaces (Novelties, POETS, RidgidWare)

Friday, May 15, 2020 (all day) to Friday, August 14, 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:

Tuesday, May 26, 2020 (all day) to Tuesday, June 2, 2020 (all day) to Tuesday, June 2, 2020 (All day)
Resume Critiques

Need help with your resume? Want someone to look it over? Have a video conference with an upper year in the same program or field of work as you and get critiques to make your resume perfect!

Resume Rescue

Can't make it to a Resume Critique session? Need another pair of eyes on your resume? Luckily Resume Rescue is around for the whole term! Send in your resume, and one of our upper year volunteers will take a look at it, mark it up and send it back to you. Send your resume online!

Monday, June 1, 2020 (all day) to Sunday, June 14, 2020 (all day) to Sunday, June 14, 2020 (All day)
Pride Patch Fundraiser

Celebrate pride while practicing social isoGAYtion, buy a patch and support an LGBTQ charity!

Monday, June 1, 2020 (all day) to Tuesday, June 30, 2020 (all day) to Tuesday, June 30, 2020 (All day)
EngSoc 50/50 Charity Raffle

Looking to win a bit of extra cash?! The 50/50 Charity Raffle is here! Purchase as few or as many tickets as you want to wager your odds at wining half of the total jackpot! The raffle will open on date and close on date. The winner will be announced on date!

Tuesday, June 2, 2020 — 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM EDT
Post-COVID-19 poster

The Post-COVID-19 Reboot is a weekly webinar series hosted by the University of Waterloo GEDI that brings together research experts and representatives from some of Canada’s leading corporations and startups to discuss strategies for emerging from the pandemic and adapting to this “new normal.” Join us on June 2 for "Rebooting: Security and data privacy considerations". Registration required.

Tuesday, June 2, 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! 

Wednesday, June 3, 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!

Thursday, June 4, 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!

Thursday, June 4, 2020 — 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM EDT
Intellectual Property Series poster

A case study which explores aspects of how to use the main forms of Intellectual Property (IP) protection to commercialize technology. This is an interactive case study that allows the participants to experience a realistic situation where they get to see how IP can be applied to protect and commercialize a potentially valuable technology created by a group of university students.

This workshop is being delivered via WebEx. If you do not already have the WebEx app or browser installed, you will be prompted to do so to join the meeting.

Friday, June 5, 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.

Tuesday, June 9, 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! 

Wednesday, June 10, 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!

Wednesday, June 10, 2020 — 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM EDT
WIN seminar poster

We will start the series with an introduction to entrepreneurship support resources available to graduate students on the UW campus and in the Region of Waterloo. You will learn more about on-campus program called CONCEPT from our guest speaker, Carly. You will hear the story behind the creation of Mirexus Biotechnology Inc., and finally, you will learn some basic concepts of entrepreneurial business analysis from Oleg Stukalov.

Wednesday, June 10, 2020 — 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM EDT
MBET recruitment poster

Join us for a one-hour webinar about the part-time Master of Business, Entrepreneurship and Technology (MBET) program with our special guests - current part-time MBET students!

This session will include a brief presentation and is mostly Q&A with a panel of MBET students and alumni so you can learn more about their experiences with the program.

Please register to join us.

Thursday, June 11, 2020 (all day)
EngSoc Ramen B*tch and Stitch

Come and chat while sewing patches on your coveralls or working on other projects. Eating ramen is also encouraged!

Thursday, June 11, 2020 — 1:00 PM EDT
Post COVID-19 poster

The Post-COVID-19 Reboot is a weekly webinar series hosted by the University of Waterloo GEDI that brings together research experts and representatives from some of Canada’s leading corporations and startups to discuss strategies for emerging from the pandemic and adapting to this “new normal.” Join us on June 11 for "Rebooting with Research: Tackling real-world problems ". Registration required.

Friday, June 12, 2020 — 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM EDT
Intellectual Property Series poster

Did you know that software code is protected by Copyright?

Have you paid someone to write code for you?

If so did you ask them to waive their Moral rights to the code?

Come to the Copyright talk and learn about the different forms of Copyright protection, how to use it to commercialize your technology, and how it may affect you and your software.

This workshop is being delivered via WebEx. If you do not already have the WebEx app or browser installed, you will be prompted to do so to join the meeting.

Monday, June 15, 2020 — 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM EDT
WIN seminar poster

The Waterloo Institute for Nanotechnology is pleased to present a Seminar Series talk by current UWaterloo graduate student Nathaniel Smith and McMaster University teaching Professor Matthew Jordan.

Tuesday, June 16, 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! 

Thursday, June 18, 2020 — 1:00 PM EDT
COVID-19 reboot poster

The Post-COVID-19 Reboot is a weekly webinar series hosted by the University of Waterloo GEDI that brings together research experts and representatives from some of Canada’s leading corporations and startups to discuss strategies for emerging from the pandemic and adapting to this “new normal.” Join us on June 18 for "Rebooting with Research: Viral detection and mitigation". Registration required.

Saturday, June 20, 2020 — 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM EDT
Congrats balloon

Congratulations. You did it! It’s time to celebrate your hard-earned engineering degree with your classmates at an interactive virtual celebration. We are also committed to ensuring this cohort will get to walk across a stage and have the full convocation experience when it is possible to do so. 

Monday, June 22, 2020 (all day)
EngSoc Sustainable Crafts

Crafts?! Sustainability?! Sustainable Crafts?! Oh My! Come and make some beeswax paper using things you're probably already have in your own home! Reuse, Reduce, and Recycle all in one activity!

Tuesday, June 23, 2020 (all day)
Engineering girls

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

Tuesday, June 23, 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! 

Wednesday, June 24, 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!

Thursday, June 25, 2020 — 1:00 PM EDT
Post-covid reboot poster

This third and final research-focused webinar considers what our virtual future may look like. We will need to improve productivity with better design and automation, make telecommuting more effective and apply to more job roles, learn new ways of managing a dispersed workforce, all while ensuring we remain connected to and engaged with colleagues, employers, families, and friends.

Thursday, June 25, 2020 — 6:00 PM EDT

If you plan to work for a tech company or are thinking of starting your own, this talk is for you.

As part of Remote Learning Community events this term, Steven Cutler (SYDE BASc 2005; SYDE MASc 2006) and Geoffrey Rawle (SYDE BASc 2005), who practice law at Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP in Toronto where they specialize in tech related issues, are coming to give a talk.

Friday, June 26, 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.

Saturday, June 27, 2020 (all day)
EngSoc TalEng

TalEng goes online! Record and submit a cover, original song, dance, or any other talent that you want to show off!

Monday, June 29, 2020 (all day) to Sunday, July 5, 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.

Monday, June 29, 2020 — 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM EDT
Campbell group seminar poster

The Waterloo Institute for Nanotechnology (WIN) is comprized of many talented faculty members, students and researchers from various backgrounds of study. We wanted to showcase their incredible work through our Member Seminar Series! Each month a professor and 2 of their researchers will present their research to our community. This series is an opportunity for our WIN community to come together, learn about ongoing research and potentially foster new partnerships between students, faculty and labs.

Wednesday, July 1, 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!

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