Events - 2019

Monday, November 18, 2019 — 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM EST
Bill Sutherland

Bring your lunch and your thoughts, and join our complexity discussion!

Through models of mentorship and faciliation we are looking to continue our emergent conversation(s) utilizing the framework of systems and complexity thinking, as we work to create a commond language and shared experience of community - the purpose of which is the very process itself.

Every other Monday in DC 1302 from 12-1:30 p.m.

Monday, November 18, 2019 — 12:30 PM to Thursday, November 21, 2019 — 1:30 PM EST
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Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) Speakers Series hosted by the Conrad School of Entrepreneurship and Business.

The Conrad School is hosting a lunch hour Speakers' Series as part of the annual Global Entrepreneurship Week 2019 global awareness and celebration.

Monday, November 18, 2019 — 12:30 PM to 1:00 PM EST
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You may not know that it takes 2,700 litres of water to make one t-shirt - enough for one person to drink for 900 days.

1 cotton t-shirt = 2700 litres of water = enough water for 900 days

Friday, November 15, 2019 — 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM EST

Join Danielle Juneau, Senior Researcher at TWG, as she discusses the role of UX Research in product development and service design contexts, and her experience as a BKI grad.

Friday, November 15, 2019 — 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EST
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Laura Marotta generates grid systems that disrupt standard square and rectangular structures. Using modular building blocks, she constructs and assembles forms that zigzag back and forth, shaping volumes that are tilting and asymmetrical. New Balance is a series of painted plywood tetrahedron sculptures that twist and turn and loop through space.

Friday, November 15, 2019 — 10:00 AM EST

"Toward a unified science of ecological change: Advances in metabolic scaling and biodiversity science" with Dr. Mary O'Connor from UBC.

Thursday, November 14, 2019 — 7:00 PM EST
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Thursday, November 14, 2019 — 7:00 PM EST
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Drawing on local community partners involved in drone technologies and their applications, the "Cultural Life of Drones" explores how conversations about visual culture, technology, privacy, commercialization, safety, peace building and ultimately, the question of our shared humanity, can be brought into public dialogue via art.

Join us for an opening reception and presentation by artist Sara Matthews on November 14th, 2019, 7PM.

Wednesday, November 13, 2019 — 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM EST
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Get ready to build your network with this spectacular workshop!

Excited about the idea of entrepreneurship, but not sure what to do next? Hint: Connecting with other like-minded people is almost always a good next step. Come and join in the Networking Extravaganza and connect with members of the Concept community and other like-minded students.

Wednesday, November 13, 2019 — 4:30 PM to 6:00 PM EST
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The Silversides Theatre Artist Series is named after Brian Silverside, a Canadian Actor and stage technician who died in 2000. His family set up an endowment to offer an annual artist talk with leading Canadian Theatre artists. Theatre and Performance professor, Naila Keleta-Mae will moderate a panel of three impassioned speakers on the topic of Women in Theatre.

Wednesday, November 13, 2019 — 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM EST
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Waterloo faculty members are invited to attend an information session on Europe's Horizon2020 program and the new EU framework program Horizon Europe. 

The session will be presented by Luigi Scarpa de Masellis, Advisor, Economic and Cultural Affairs, Delegation of the European Union to Canada, who will:

Wednesday, November 13, 2019 — 12:30 PM EST

The Consortium Arts Ensemble will play Benjamin Britten's Phantasy Quartet for Oboe and String Trio, as well as Mozart's Oboe quartet in F major.  Members consist of Anita Walsh on the violin, Brenna Hardy-Kavanagh on viola, our very own Ben Bolt-Martin on cello, and of course to round out the group, the renowned Jim Mason on the oboe.

Wednesday, November 13, 2019 — 12:30 PM EST
Park Sounds

Park Sounds is a new duo comprised of Manitoba-raised, Montreal-based musicians Jennifer Thiessen (viola, viola d’amore) and Ben Reimer (percussion). Both members of Park Sounds are rooted in the Manitoba classical, pop and new music communities, while branching out through musical life in Montréal, and becoming central figures of the larger Canadian music scene. Their

Wednesday, November 13, 2019 — 12:00 PM to Saturday, November 16, 2019 — 9:00 PM EST
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Wednesday, November 13, 2019 — 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EST
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The University of Waterloo’s Master of Environment and Business (MEB) program educates the next generation of sustainability problem solvers to practically integrate sustainability into business.

This webinar will introduce you to the MEB program and include information on course structure, the application process, and student outcomes.

Wednesday, November 13, 2019 — 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM EST
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Research Ethics will be offering drop-in sessions throughout September, October, November, and December to answer questions related to the ethics process, including submitting, renewing, and amending an application. Come prepared with your questions and a laptop.

These sessions are for faculty and students and will take place in the Dana Porter Library (study booth on the main floor) from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. every Wednesday, beginning September 11 and ending December 18, 2019.

Tuesday, November 12, 2019 — 4:30 PM to 6:00 PM EST
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Women in Mathematics presents Talk by Nobel Laureate, Professor Donna Strickland.

Refreshments start at 4:30 p.m., with the talk starting at 5:00 p.m.

Tuesday, November 12, 2019 — 4:30 PM to 6:00 PM EST

Women in Mathematics presents Nobel Laureate, Professor Donna Strickland
Talk Title: Generating High-Intensity, Ultrashort Optical Pulses

Tuesday, November 12, 2019 — 3:00 PM EST
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WCGS warmly welcomes Dr. Elizabeth Nijdam of the University of British Columbia on Tuesday, November 12, 2019. Dr. Nijdam will discuss Reinhard Kleist's graphic novel An Olympic Dream: The Story of Samia Yusuf Omar and how it integrates the technologies of refugee life in order to disrupt media representation of migrants and the - often fatal - experience of migration.

Tuesday, November 12, 2019 — 10:30 AM EST
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Monday, November 11, 2019 — 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM EST
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Monday, November 11, 2019 — 11:30 AM EST

Student Level: PhD, Intermediate, Junior, Masters, Senior
Student Type: Co-op and Graduating

  • Construction and Infrastructure Development
  • Waste or Wastewater Management
  • Energy Production and Distribution
  • Visual, Urban & Industrial Design

Beyond Engineering - SNC Lavalin -

Sunday, November 10, 2019 — 9:00 PM EST
Saturday, November 9, 2019 — 10:00 AM to 7:00 PM EST
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