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University of Waterloo events

At Waterloo, we're proud to host a wide variety of events for the campus community and our larger community. Find out what's happening on campus, from free public lectures to workshops and information sessions.

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Events

Wednesday, April 17, 2024 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT (GMT -04:00)

Post-covid freedom discourses and their influence on the politics of climate intervention

Join the Waterloo Climate Institute for a guest talk, Holly Buck from the University of Buffalo will draw upon multiple methods to explore what new political subcultures mean for climate politics broadly and the politics of solar geoengineering research in particular.

Wednesday, April 17, 2024 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT (GMT -04:00)

Open Quantum Computing, One Atom at a Time

Quantum computing promises to advance our computational abilities significantly in many high-impact research areas. In this period of rapid development, the experimental capabilities needed to build quantum computing devices and prototypes are highly specialized and often difficult to access. In this public talk, we'll discuss how to build quantum computing devices one atom a time using the ion-trap approach.

Thursday, April 18, 2024 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm EDT (GMT -04:00)

Jill Smith: kupferschmidt / kupferschmid / kupferschmidte

UW Fine Arts and UWAG are proud to co-present the second of our MFA Thesis Exhibitions "kupferschmidt / kupferschmid / kupferschmidte" is a sculpture and installation-based exhibition which uses materiality and autobiography to question the role and success of self-preservation amid a disruption to identity. The works in this exhibition use materials including those associated with Jewish culture to demonstrate the paradoxical nature of preservation.

Thursday, April 18, 2024 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm EDT (GMT -04:00)

YC Application Review with YC Alumni

This session is for University of Waterloo students, researchers or faculty that are applying to the Y Combinator Summer 2024 batch. The YC application deadline for S24 is April 22. Don’t miss the opportunity to talk to someone in your field who has had success at YC and review your application before you submit it.

Friday, April 19, 2024 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm EDT (GMT -04:00)

Jill Smith: kupferschmidt / kupferschmid / kupferschmidte

UW Fine Arts and UWAG are proud to co-present the second of our MFA Thesis Exhibitions "kupferschmidt / kupferschmid / kupferschmidte" is a sculpture and installation-based exhibition which uses materiality and autobiography to question the role and success of self-preservation amid a disruption to identity. The works in this exhibition use materials including those associated with Jewish culture to demonstrate the paradoxical nature of preservation.

Saturday, April 20, 2024 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm EDT (GMT -04:00)

Jill Smith: kupferschmidt / kupferschmid / kupferschmidte

UW Fine Arts and UWAG are proud to co-present the second of our MFA Thesis Exhibitions "kupferschmidt / kupferschmid / kupferschmidte" is a sculpture and installation-based exhibition which uses materiality and autobiography to question the role and success of self-preservation amid a disruption to identity. The works in this exhibition use materials including those associated with Jewish culture to demonstrate the paradoxical nature of preservation.

Monday, April 22, 2024 12:00 am - Friday, April 26, 2024 11:59 pm EDT (GMT -04:00)

Green Labs Earth Week Challenge

In the spirit of Earth Day (April 22nd), Green Labs invites all lab researchers and participants to join a friendly campus challenge! Your team will have two daily challenges to try and earn points. Details Date: April 22 - April 26 Time: Challenges are available for participation each day. Location: University of Waterloo main campus & satellite campuses

Monday, April 22, 2024 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm EDT (GMT -04:00)

WISE PUBLIC LECTURE

Please join us in person or on Zoom for a discussion on the multifaceted world of Virtual Power Plants (VPPs), covering a range of critical topics to provide a comprehensive understanding of their operation and potential. The talk will explore the major technologies that underpin VPPs, emphasizing the pivotal role of forecasting and optimization in their effective management.

Wednesday, April 24, 2024 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm EDT (GMT -04:00)

Jill Smith: kupferschmidt / kupferschmid / kupferschmidte

UW Fine Arts and UWAG are proud to co-present the second of our MFA Thesis Exhibitions "kupferschmidt / kupferschmid / kupferschmidte" is a sculpture and installation-based exhibition which uses materiality and autobiography to question the role and success of self-preservation amid a disruption to identity. The works in this exhibition use materials including those associated with Jewish culture to demonstrate the paradoxical nature of preservation.