Events - March 2018

Thursday, March 22, 2018 — 9:30 AM to 4:00 PM EDT
World Water Day logo

The annual UN World Water Day in Waterloo is on March 22, 2017. This year's theme is Nature for Water,  exploring how we can use nature to overcome the water challenges of the 21st century.

Wednesday, March 21, 2018 — 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM EDT
Poster graphic for Startup Rollercoaster workshop

Attend a panel of guest speakers for an AMA geared towards learning from common and frequent mistakes made during the startup journey. We will be joined by three entrepreneurs that have been there and done that, so don't miss the opportunity to learn from their experience.  

We encourage you to register for the workshop and free pizza!

Wednesday, March 21, 2018 — 7:30 PM EDT

As university programs become more specialized, the gap widens and the respective approaches and lexicons of Arts, Science, and Mathematics grow increasingly distant. The Bridges Lecture Series aims to rediscover points of affinity among academic disciplines.

Wednesday, March 21, 2018 — 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM EDT
Image of Three Minute Thesis logo - 1 slide, 3 minutes, outstanding ideas!

3 Minutes Thesis (3MT) finalists from across six University of Waterloo faculties will compete to win money and advance to the 3MT Provincial finals!

Competitors will have 1 static slide and 3 minutes to present the breadth and significance of their graduate research to a non-specialist panel of judges.

Be part of the action by selecting the People’s Choice award winner with your smart device; no need to register.  First come, first seated.


   

Wednesday, March 21, 2018 — 12:30 PM EDT

The purpose of the ConradGames in Engineering is to simply engage and encourage Undergraduate Engineering Students in Entrepreneurship and Innovation mindsets.

Wednesday, March 21, 2018 — 12:30 PM EDT

This concert will feature new works for saxophone and piano including  two suites by Waterloo composers Boyd McDonald and Joanne Bender. The performers will be Willem Moolenbeek, saxophone and Boyd McDonald, piano.

Wednesday, March 21, 2018 — 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EDT

In this session, participants will be introduced to copyright and licensing and what rights and responsibilities they have when publishing their research. This session includes an introduction to:

  • Copyright and licensing as they apply to publication,
  • Your rights as an author, and tips on how to keep them,
  • Suggestions of helpful resources for publication, and
  • Questionable publisher practices, and how to avoid them.
Tuesday, March 20, 2018 — 7:00 PM EDT
Peace and security.
  • What impact has Boko Haram had on the prospects for agricultural development?
  • What are the other cultural and economic drivers of conflict that need to be addressed?
  • How are women and youth becoming agents of change?

Keynote speaker Chom Bagu, the Nigeria Field Project Manager from Mennonite Economic Development Associates (MEDA), and other experts will answer these questions and provide insight into peacebuilding initiatives in Northern Nigeria.

Tuesday, March 20, 2018 — 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM EDT

Focal Systems is looking for full-time and coop candidates for engineering and operations roles. COO and Co-founder Michael Cantalino will be present with other members of the Focal Systems team to network and take applications. Food and drink will be served - come join us!

Tuesday, March 20, 2018 — 2:00 PM EDT

Research findings from Environment and Climate Change Canada’s Great Lakes Nutrient Initiative program will be presented as well as other illustrative examples from other locations in the Great Lakes to demonstrate the complexity of the challenge and potential implications for nutrient management strategies. 

Friday, March 16, 2018 — 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM EDT

Join Caitlyn McGeer to learn how the digital era transformed conceptions of crime and victimhood, and the impact that this has had on how we predict who is going to be vulnerable to crime and how police respond to crime.

Friday, March 16, 2018 — 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM EDT
Clare with snacks in hand in front of grads at a write-in

Write together. Connect to our grad writing community to stay focused and motivated!

Thursday, March 15, 2018 — 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM EDT
Affordable Energy for Humanity logo

Professor Jatin Nathwani will highlight the emerging innovations that form the basis of a scientific, technological and social innovations needed to support new talent and business models for revolutionary change to deliver on the promise of a low carbon energy future with universal energy access.

Wednesday, March 14, 2018 — 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM EDT
$5K Cheques illustration

Looking to see the next big thing? Join us at the Velocity Fund $5K Qualifiers to watch UWaterloo students pitch.

This is the second of two nights of $5K Qualifiers, you can watch either or both

Wednesday, March 14, 2018 — 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM EDT

We are seeking exceptional leaders graduating from university accounting or business programs in 2018-2019, enthusiastic about pursuing a career in accounting as a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA). Our graduate positions offer an opportunity to work with a highly skilled team in a supportive learning environment, providing the technical and business skills development you need to begin your dynamic career.

Wednesday, March 14, 2018 — 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM EDT

You are invited to attend a Forum to hear about the recommendations put forward by the President’s Advisory Committee on Student Mental Health (PAC-SMH).

Wednesday, March 14, 2018 — 12:30 PM EDT

The purpose of the ConradGames in Engineering is to simply engage and encourage Undergraduate Engineering Students in Entrepreneurship and Innovation mindsets.

Wednesday, March 14, 2018 — 12:30 PM EDT

A quartet of local musicians will perform Haydn's Op 20, No 5. This concert features Adam Diderrich & Marcus Scholtes on the violin, Ethan Filner on the viola, and Rebecca Morton on the cello.  Special guest Barbara Hankins will round out the group with the clarinet.

Tuesday, March 13, 2018 — 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM EDT
$5K Cheques illustration

Looking to see the next big thing? Join us at the Velocity Fund $5K Qualifiers to watch UWaterloo students pitch.

This is the first of two nights of $5K Qualifiers, you can watch either or both

Tuesday, March 13, 2018 — 12:30 PM to 2:30 PM EDT

Series Information: [Poster]

  • Tuesday January 16 - 12:30-2:30 pm – IP 101 and Commercialization 

  • Tuesday February 13 - 12:30-2:00 pm – IP Case Study

  • Tuesday March 13 - 12:30-2:00 pm – Copyright and Software

  • Tuesday April 10 - 12:30-2:00 pm – Trademarks

This workshop is supported by the Centre for Bioengineering and Biotechnology (CBB) and the Games Institute at the University of Waterloo

Tuesday, March 13, 2018 — 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EDT
People walking down the street with house symbol

Matching inspired living spaces with incredible students.

The Housing Showcase provides students and landlords with the opportunity to meet and discover housing opportunities. Open to current students and area landlords interested in connecting.

Monday, March 12, 2018 — 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM EDT

For Intermediate,Junior Co-op Students 
Theme - Accounting and Financial Auditing

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, March 12, 2018 — 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM EDT

Consider a buyer participating in a repeated auction, such as those prevalent in display advertising. How would she test whether the auction is incentive compatible? In this work we develop tests based on simple bid perturbations that a buyer can use to answer these questions, with a focus on dynamic incentive compatibility.

Monday, March 12, 2018 (all day) to Saturday, March 17, 2018 (all day)

The students of the Barcelona cohort in the Knowledge Integration program invite you to experience the culmination of our third-year design project: The Museum Course.

Friday, March 9, 2018 — 7:30 PM EST

Enjoy an evening of piano and violin music with renowned Austrian musicians Elena Denisova and Alexei Kornienko. Reception to follow.

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