Events - 2015

Thursday, October 8, 2015 — 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM EDT

For Junior, Intermediate, Senior, Masters, PhD

Co-op and Graduating Students

MATH - Computer Science, ENG - System Design, ENG - Software, ENG - Mechatronics, ENG - Mechanical, ENG - Electrical, ENG - Computer

Please register if you will be attending this session or cancel the session if you have registered for this and no longer want to attend it.

Thursday, October 8, 2015 — 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM EDT

For Bachelor, Masters, PhD

Graduating Students

MATH - Computing & Financial Management, MATH - Computer Science, MATH - Business Administration, ENG - System Design, ENG - Software, ENG - Management, ENG - Electrical, ENG - Computer

Please register if you will be attending this session or cancel the session if you have registered for this and no longer want to attend it.

Thursday, October 8, 2015 — 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM EDT

For Junior, Intermediate, Senior, Masters

Co-op & Graduating Students

MASTERS - Economics, MATH - Mathematical Finance, MATH - Mathematical Economics, MATH - Financial Analysis & Risk Management, MATH - Computing & Financial Management, MATH - Business Administration, ARTS - Financial Management, ARTS - Economics

Please register if you will be attending this session or cancel the session if you have registered for this and no longer want to attend it.

Thursday, October 8, 2015 — 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM EDT
The Power of Information

Research guides are created with students in mind, providing convenient and ready access to core resources in the discipline. Guides created for the Faculty of Environment include resource specific instruction, tips and techniques to help improve search efforts, help with citing and writing, and more. We want to make it even better! We need your input. Attend this workshop and learn how to:

Thursday, October 8, 2015 — 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM EDT
The Power of Information

Academic research is challenging because there is no one-size-fits-all solution for searching. In this 50 minute hands-on workshop, you’ll learn about and apply reliable tips and tools to help you find the best articles on your topic. You’ll also learn how to problem solve disappointing database search results.

By the end of the workshop you will be able to:

Wednesday, October 7, 2015 — 8:00 PM to 9:00 PM EDT
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Join us as Kik founder, Ted Livingston, tells the story of how he went from the Velocity Residence to running Velocity's first unicorn company.

Register today to reserve your seat.

Wednesday, October 7, 2015 — 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM EDT

For Junior, Senior, Masters

Co-op and Graduating Students

ENG - Computer, MATH - Computer Science, ENG - Software

Please register if you will be attending this session or cancel the session if you have registered for this and no longer want to attend it.

Wednesday, October 7, 2015 — 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM EDT
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What makes a good startup business model? Learn the ins and outs of business model generation at this free workshop.

Register here for the workshop and free pizza!

Wednesday, October 7, 2015 — 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM EDT

For Junior, Intermediate, Senior

Co-op and Graduating Students

MATH - Information Technology Management, MATH - Computer Science, MATH - Computational Mathematics, ENG - System Design, ENG - Software, ENG - Management, ENG - Electrical, ENG - Computer

Please register if you will be attending this session or cancel the session if you have registered for this and no longer want to attend it.

Wednesday, October 7, 2015 — 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM EDT

Keeping your research material organized is essential to efficient scholarship. This collaborative effort between the Library and Writing Centre will teach you how to use RefWorks, a web-based citation and bibliography tool, for your literature review.  Get started on your research and keep it organized.

Register for this workshop.

Wednesday, October 7, 2015 — 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM EDT
The Power of Information

Hear briefly from the Office of Academic Integrity about why you need to reference your sources. Then learn how to manage your references, create bibliographies, and format your papers in a variety of citation styles from a liaison librarian using RefWorks, a web-based citation software freely available to all UWaterloo students, faculty, staff, and alumni.

By the end of this workshop, you will

Tuesday, October 6, 2015 — 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM EDT

For Junior, Intermediate, Senior

Co-op & Graduating Students

SCI - Science & Business, MATH - Computer Science, ENG - System Design, ENG - Software, ENG - Mechatronics, ENG - Electrical, ENG - Computer

Please register if you will be attending this session or cancel the session if you have registered for this and no longer want to attend it.

Tuesday, October 6, 2015 — 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM EDT

For Junior, Intermediate, Senior, Masters, PhD

Co-op and Graduating Students

MATH - Computer Science, ENG - System Design, ENG - Software, ENG - Mechatronics, ENG - Mechanical, ENG - Management, ENG - Electrical, ENG - Computer

Please register if you will be attending this session or cancel the session if you have registered for this and no longer want to attend it.

Tuesday, October 6, 2015 — 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM EDT

Five universities talk about the need for more specialized engineers in Canada.

Tuesday, October 6, 2015 — 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM EDT

For Bachelor, Masters

Graduating Students

MATH - Information Technology Management, MATH - Financial Analysis & Risk Management, MATH - Computing & Financial Management

Please register if you will be attending this session or cancel the session if you have registered for this and no longer want to attend it.

Tuesday, October 6, 2015 — 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM EDT
Mike smiling

"Can I Kiss You?" - A Presentation by Mike Domitrz

Mike Domitrz is one of the leading experts on healthy dating, consent, bystander intervention and sexual assault awareness. Mike’s unique ability to connect with audiences of all ages and demographics results in presentations that are both educational and entertaining.

Tuesday, October 6, 2015 — 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM EDT
Richard B. Freeman

The spectre of inequality haunts modern capitalism, as a small elite gain the bulk of the benefits of economic growth and use their wealth to dominate economies and polities.

Tuesday, October 6, 2015 — 2:30 PM to 4:30 PM EDT

For Intermediate, Senior, Masters, PhD

Co-op & Graduating Students

MATH - Computer Science, ENG - System Design, ENG - Software, ENG - Mechatronics, ENG - Electrical, ENG - Computer

Please register if you will be attending this session or cancel the session if you have registered for this and no longer want to attend it.

Tuesday, October 6, 2015 — 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM EDT
The Power of Information

Learn how to find resources for your coursework and research by searching our Library catalogue. In this 50 minute hands-on workshop you’ll become familiar with the Library catalogue’s features, learn to improve your search results, and manage your references effectively.

Tuesday, October 6, 2015 — 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM EDT

For Junior, Intermediate, Senior

Co-op Students

MATH - Pure Mathematics, MATH - Mathematical Studies, MATH - Computer Science, MATH - Applied Mathematics, ENG - System Design, ENG - Software, ENG - Computer

Please register if you will be attending this session or cancel the session if you have registered for this and no longer want to attend it.

Tuesday, October 6, 2015 — 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM EDT
The Power of Information

You may have heard of GIS, but what exactly is it, and more importantly, how can you use it in your own research and academic work? This introductory workshop presents the basic concepts of GIS and will teach you the skills you need to find geospatial data, map it, and discover new dimensions of information. By the end of the workshop, you will be able to

Monday, October 5, 2015 — 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM EDT

For Junior, Intermediate

Co-op & Graduating Students

MATH - Information Technology Management, MATH - Computer Science, MATH - Computational Mathematics, MATH - Combinatorics & Optimization, MATH - Applied Mathematics, ENG - System Design, ENG - Software, ENG - Computer

Please register if you will be attending this session or cancel the session if you have registered for this and no longer want to attend it.

Monday, October 5, 2015 — 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM EDT

For Junior, Intermediate, Senior

Co-op Students

MATH - Computer Science, MATH - Computational Mathematics, ENG - System Design, ENG - Software, ENG - Mechatronics, ENG - Computer, ARTS - Glbl Bus & Dig Arts (GBDA), ARTS - Arts & Business

Please register if you will be attending this session or cancel the session if you have registered for this and no longer want to attend it.

Monday, October 5, 2015 — 2:30 PM to 4:30 PM EDT

For Intermediate, Senior, Masters, PhD

Co-op and Graduating Students

MATH - Computer Science, MATH - Applied Mathematics, ENG - System Design, ENG - Software, ENG - Mechatronics, ENG - Electrical, ENG - Computer, ARTS - Glbl Bus & Dig Arts (GBDA)

Please register if you will be attending this session or cancel the session if you have registered for this and no longer want to attend it.

Monday, October 5, 2015 — 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM EDT

This talk will draw upon the experience of Grand Challenges Canada, which was launched in 2010 and is funded by the Government of Canada to support bold ideas with big impact in global health, to illustrate how innovation light be pursued to help reach the SDGs, and how Canada could have a leadership role to do so.

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