Events - November 2016

Thursday, November 3, 2016 — 7:30 PM EDT
Jeremy

Jeremy Bergen will present the Benjamin Eby Lecture on “Christians Killing Christians: Martyrdom and the Disunity of the Church.” This lecture will examine whether and how narratives of Christian martyrs may advance Christian unity and further the work of reconciliation more broadly.

Thursday, November 3, 2016 — 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM EDT

The Waterloo Institute for Nanotechnology (WIN) presents a seminar by Professor Ayse Turak, from the Department of Engineering Physics, McMaster University Ontario, Canada

Solution processed nanoparticles for interfacial engineering in organic photovoltaics

Abstract

Thursday, November 3, 2016 — 2:30 PM to 3:50 PM EDT

Web-based reproducible data analysis: A workshop using the MIRACLE cloud computing platform for the analysis and archiving of computer model output cloud computing, and new standards for reproducibility, are changing the way we do science with models. It is changing best practices and what is required to get published. 

Thursday, November 3, 2016 — 2:30 PM to 3:15 PM EDT

As part of the Lake Ontario Waterkeeper Literacy Tour, environmental lawyer Mark Mattson will present "Help ensure a swimmable, drinkable, fishable Canada."

Thursday, November 3, 2016 — 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM EDT

Big data and big health: Personalized health as a paradigm shift

Thursday, November 3, 2016 — 12:00 PM EDT to Saturday, December 17, 2016 — 5:00 PM EST

Echo of the Unknown stems from the artist’s memories of her grandfather's struggle with Alzheimer's disease. Centering on the four-channel video installation Can't Find My Way Home, the exhibition addresses the challenges of maintaining a sense of self in the face of physical and psychological extremes. This exhibition has been organized by Blaffer Art Museum at the University of Houston.

Wednesday, November 2, 2016 — 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM EDT
Velocity Start How to Find Your Customers Online

Join us for a free workshop on "How to Find Your Customers Online". Learn how social media, landing pages, and other tools can help you find where your customers are hiding, and how to reach them at this interactive workshop.

Register here for the workshop and free pizza!

Wednesday, November 2, 2016 — 7:15 PM EDT
battle of waterloo

The Battle of Waterloo at the Kitchener Auditorium features cross-town rivals Waterloo Warriors and Laurier Golden Hawks on Wednesday, November 2 at 7:15 p.m.  

Wednesday, November 2, 2016 — 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM EDT

 A public lecture hosted by the Department of Religious Studies.

Wednesday, November 2, 2016 — 3:30 PM to 5:00 PM EDT
Brianna Wu promotional image

Brianna Wu became one of the most high-profile women in the tech industry after standing up to Gamergate, a hate group targeting advocates for inclusion in the game industry. In this talk, she discusses how tech became so hostile to women and how we can fix it.

Wednesday, November 2, 2016 — 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM EDT

Ensuring sustainable leadership is the key to the long-term success of any club, group or organization. How adequately is your group prepared to fill existing or potential future vacancies in leadership? Are current members prepared to transition smoothly into a variety of roles and responsibilities? Do current leaders mentor others and 'give away leadership' to ensure the success of the club/group for the future.

By the end of this workshop, you will have the ability to:

Wednesday, November 2, 2016 — 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM EDT

“Persuasive systems design for health

Wednesday, November 2, 2016 — 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM EDT

This workshop provides you with an overview of the Statistics Canada website, including effective techniques for uncovering the vast amount of statistical information available.

Tuesday, November 1, 2016 — 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM EDT
Award-winning German author Christopher Kloeble will be reading from his North American debut "Almost Everything Very Fast" in English.
Tuesday, November 1, 2016 — 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM EDT

"Game-based Learning & Situational Awareness Support in Outbreak Management, and Personalized Visualizations & Persuasive Coaching for Healthy Lifestyle Support"

Tuesday, November 1, 2016 — 10:00 AM to Wednesday, November 2, 2016 — 6:00 PM EDT

The Waterloo Store will be opening a Pop Up Shop in the SLC Multi-Purpose Room on November 1st and 2nd. The Pop Up Shop will be open from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. on both days! Make sure to come and check out some of the new Warrior Gear we have on sale!

Sunday, October 30, 2016 — 2:00 PM EDT to Sunday, December 11, 2016 — 2:00 PM EST

Workshop Series

Organized by the Renison Institute of Ministry, Studies in Islam, and the Centre for Dialogue and Spirituality in the World Religions.

Monday, October 17, 2016 — 9:00 AM EDT to Sunday, November 6, 2016 — 11:59 PM EST
Velocity Fund $25K Applications Open

Velocity Fund $25K Applications are open! The Velocity Fund is a non-equity grant program for startups that offers $375,000 each year to startups through its Velocity Fund $25K and Velocity Fund $5K programs.

Three times a year, startups can apply to compete for $25,000 prizes, as well as an extra $10,000 in additional funding awarded to the most innovative hardware startup winner. The top applicants are invited to interview with a panel of Velocity leaders and alumni, and if selected, present their pitches at the 
Velocity Fund Finals on December 1st.

Friday, September 30, 2016 — 7:00 PM EDT to Sunday, December 11, 2016 — 7:00 PM EST

A Series of Challenging Inter-Faith Conversations       

Friday, July 1, 2016 (all day) to Monday, February 20, 2017 (all day)
Girl touching piece of volcanic rock

Join us at THEMUSEUM’s newest exhibit Nature Unleashed: Inside Natural Disasters.  We invite guests of all ages to come learn about tornadoes, volcanoes, hurricanes, and earthquakes through interactive displays. 

Monday, January 11, 2016 — 8:30 AM to Friday, December 16, 2016 — 4:30 PM EST
Conchies Speak: Ontario Mennonites in Alternatives Service 1941-1946

During the Second World War, 2,600 Ontario Mennonite men served in conscientious objector work camps. Through archival records, this exhibit recovers their voices and stories. Free. Guided tours and additional programming available for groups if arranged in advance.

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