Events - 2017

Tuesday, September 12, 2017 — 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM EDT

For PhD, Junior, Intermediate, Senior, Masters Co-op and Graduating Students 

Theme - Computing: Software, Theme - Computing: Quality Assurance

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, September 12, 2017 (all day) to Thursday, September 28, 2017 (all day)
Problem Pitch Competition poster graphic

Competitors will choose an important industry problem, and thoroughly research it to understand its history, scope, and impact, before pitching this insight to a panel of judges on June 8. Teams of up to four students are invited to apply and compete for a share of $5,000 in grant funding, to be used for R&D to develop a solution to the problem pitched.

Apply for the Problem Pitch Competition online

Applications open: September 12

Applications close: September 28

Monday, September 11, 2017 — 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM EDT

For Senior, Masters, Junior, Intermediate Co-op and Graduating Students

Theme - Computing: Hardware, Theme - Computing: Systems Security and Cryptography , Theme - Computing: Software, Theme - Computing: Quality Assurance , Theme - Computing: Information Systems , Theme - Digital and Graphic Media; Web Site Design and Development , Theme - Accounting and Financial Auditing

Monday, September 11, 2017 — 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM EDT

For Senior, PhD, Intermediate, Masters, Junior Co-op and Graduating Students 

Theme - Manufacturing and Process Engineering, Theme - Construction and Infrastructure Development , Theme - Waste or Wastewater Management , Theme - Energy Production and Distribution, Theme - Visual, Urban & Industrial Design, Theme - Sustainable Development

Monday, September 11, 2017 — 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM EDT

For Junior, Senior, Intermediate Co-op and Graduating Students 

Theme - Insurance and Risk Management , Theme - Data Analytics, Statistical Analysis and Mathematical Optimization

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, September 11, 2017 — 3:30 PM to 5:00 PM EDT
Innovation, Incentives and Infrastructure in the Blue Economy banner

The 2017 Water Institute RBC distinguished lecturer, Quentin Grafton, will present Innovation, Incentives and Infrastructure in the Blue Economy as part of  Elsevier's fourth International Water Research Conference, hosted by the Water Institute. 

Monday, September 11, 2017 — 2:30 PM to 4:30 PM EDT

For Senior Co-op and Graduating Students 

Theme - Finance and Investment , Theme - Computing: Software, Theme - Computing: Information Systems , Theme - Information Science and Data Management , Theme - Project and Process Management, Theme - Business Administration, Theme - Accounting and Financial Auditing, Theme - Data Analytics, Statistical Analysis and Mathematical Optimization

Monday, September 11, 2017 — 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM EDT

For Senior,Intermediate Co-op and Graduating Students 

Theme - Computing: Hardware, Theme - Manufacturing and Process Engineering, Theme - Computing: Systems Security and Cryptography , Theme - Computing: Software, Theme - Computing: Quality Assurance , Theme - Computing: Information Systems , Theme - Data Analytics, Statistical Analysis and Mathematical Optimization

Monday, September 11, 2017 — 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM EDT
Waterloo Institute for sustainable energy logo

Climate change, technological innovation, shift in electricity demand and expanding customer expectations are leading to an evident disruption in what was once a centralized monopoly utility business. Local distribution companies (LDCs) must navigate these changes to continue to deliver safe and reliable electricity to their customers.

Sunday, September 10, 2017 — 6:00 PM to Wednesday, September 13, 2017 — 5:00 PM EDT
elsevier's international water conference

The Water Institute will host Elsevier's renowned annual International Water Research Conference September 10-13 at the Crowne Plaza in Kitchener. Welcoming water colleagues from around the world, the conference will focus on the role of water technology innovation in the blue economy.

Friday, September 8, 2017 — 2:30 PM to 4:30 PM EDT

For Senior, Intermediate Co-op and Graduating Students 

Theme - Computing: 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.

Friday, September 8, 2017 — 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM EDT

For Junior, Senior Co-op Students 

Theme - Computing: Software, Theme - Computing: Quality Assurance , Theme - Computing: Information Systems

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.

Friday, September 8, 2017 — 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM EDT

For Junior, Intermediate, Senior Co-op Students 

Theme - Computing: Hardware, Theme - Computing: Systems Security and Cryptography , Theme - Information Science and Data Management , Theme - Data Analytics, Statistical Analysis and Mathematical Optimization

Thursday, September 7, 2017 — 2:30 PM to Tuesday, September 19, 2017 — 10:00 PM EDT

Auditions for our 8 music ensembles begins on the first day of classes.  You have a choice of 4 choral groups (Chamber Choir, University Choir, Chapel Choir, and Vocal Techniques) or 4 instrumental groups (Jazz Ensemble, Balinese Gamelan, Instrumental Chamber Ensemble, and new this year - orchestra@uwaterloo!)  Most ensembles are open to students from any field of study, staff, faculty, and community members.
See Music Department for details.

Thursday, September 7, 2017 — 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM EDT

The Waterloo Institute for Nanotechnology (WIN) presents a seminar by Professor Itaru Kamiya, from the Quantum Interface Laboratory, Toyota Technological Institute, Nagoya, Aichi Japan.

Epitaxial Growth and Characterization of InAs-based Structures on GaAs

Abstract

Tuesday, September 5, 2017 — 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM EDT
Water Talk Banner

As part of the Water Institute's WaterTalk lecture series professor Max Maurer, head of the Urban Water Management Department at the Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science & Technology (Eawag), presents, "Data instead of concrete? Exploring the potential of digitalization in urban drainage." 

Sunday, September 3, 2017 (all day) to Saturday, September 9, 2017 (all day)

Fall Orientation is Sunday, September 3 to Saturday, September 9 with classes starting September 7. 

Wednesday, August 30, 2017 — 12:00 PM EDT

Join W3 for a lunchtime knitting circle on August 30 at the Bomber. All skill and experience levels are welcome. Bring your own project to work on or come empty-handed and we’ll show you the basics.

If you are able to help beginners along or donate supplies, please contact Cassandra Bechard at cbechard@uwaterloo.ca.

Friday, August 25, 2017 — 7:30 AM to 4:00 PM EDT

Fore! Calling All Golfers

Join us on Friday, August 25 at Glen Eagle Golf Club for another day of great golf, great prizes and great friends. 

Complimentary Thursday night reception and BBQ for golfers who stay at the Element Hotel Vaughan Southwest.

Tuesday, August 15, 2017 — 3:30 PM EDT
new around here?

The FAUW Board invites any new faculty members who've started this summer to join us for a pint (or a pop) and free nachos at the Grad House on Tuesday August 15 at 3:30 pm.

If you haven’t been to the Grad House yet, you should know they have delicious nachos and a great craft beer selection! We’ll also be dispensing free advice, should you want it.

Friday, August 11, 2017 — 7:30 AM to Friday, August 18, 2017 — 10:30 PM EDT

The Quantum Cryptography School for Young Students (QCSYS) is a unique, eight-day enrichment program for students hosted by the Institute for Quantum Computing (IQC) at the University of Waterloo. QCSYS will run August 11-18, 2017 with students arriving August 10 and departing August 19.

Wednesday, August 9, 2017 — 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM EDT

Wednesday August 9, 2017 10:30 –11:30 am
East Campus 4 (EC4) Room 2101a
Register online at EventBrite

Wednesday, August 2, 2017 — 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EDT

Please note, you must sign up for the session on July 26 as this is a follow up session to that one. Two-session workshop: attend the first session to find out what type of work might give you the greatest satisfaction, based on your personality preferences. Note: online completion of the Myers Briggs is required prior to the session (instructions will be e—mailed to registrants). Attend the optional follow-up session if you would like to further explore your preferences.

Wednesday, August 2, 2017 — 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM EDT

This training consists of a facilitated discussion of the online More Feet on the Ground mental health education program. This program uses those online materials, as well as vignettes to teach students, staff, and faculty how to Recognize, Respond, and Refer individuals experiencing mental health problems on campus.

Duration: 2.5 hours

Registration is on LEADS

Monday, July 31, 2017 (all day) to Friday, August 4, 2017 (all day)

Join us July 31 - August 4 2017 for a week of peacebuilding!

Camp programming begins at 9:00 am and ends at 4:00 pm

Peace Camp is a day camp and peace educational program for youth ages 11-14 in Waterloo Region. At Peace Camp, we:

  • Share stories and learn from people in our community
  • Meet people from various cultural backgrounds, faiths and orientations
  • Learn that peace is possible!

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