Events

Monday, September 30, 2019 — 9:00 AM to Monday, October 21, 2019 — 12:55 PM EDT
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.

Monday, October 21, 2019 — 11:30 AM to Friday, October 25, 2019 — 1:30 PM EDT
Women Entrepreneurship Week 2019

Women Entrepreneurship Week (WEW) Speakers Series hosted by the Conrad School of Entrepreneurship and Business.

We’re celebrating WEW 2019 with stories from women entrepreneurs and their allies. The Conrad School is hosting a lunch hour Speakers' Series as part of the annual Women Entrepreneurship Week 2019 global awareness and celebration. Please join us to network and hear 20-minute presentations covering entrepreneurship topics. Lunch will be provided. 

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'. 

Monday, October 21, 2019 — 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM EDT
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The Waterloo Institute for Nanotechnology (WIN) and the Faculty of Engineering are pleased to present a Distinguished Lecture Series talk by Professor Wallace Leung, Chair Professor of Innovative Products and Technologies and a distinguished professor of mechanical engineering at Hong Kong Polytechnic University.

Novel Nanofiber Technologies for Energy and Environment

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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)
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.

Thursday, October 31, 2019 — 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM EDT
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The Waterloo Institute for Nanotechnology (WIN) is pleased to present a Distinguished Lecture Series talk by Professor Federico Rosei, Canada Research Chair in Nanostructured Materials and a distinguished professor at Institut national de la recherche scientifique.

Multifunctional Materials for Emerging Technologies

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