Events - 2020

Thursday, March 5, 2020 — 7:00 PM to 9:30 PM EST
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Check out this pitch!

This is your opportunity to be in the audience for a night full of awesome pitches from future UWaterloo startups! You will get a chance to hear pitches from student led teams working on turning their concepts into reality as well as feedback from a distinguished panel of judges. The top 5 finalists from Night 1 will move on to the Concept $5K Finals competition happening on Tuesday, March 24th in the SLC Great Hall.

Wednesday, March 4, 2020 — 7:00 PM to 9:30 PM EST
Concept Semi-Finals event graphic

Pitch, please!

This is your opportunity to be in the audience for a night full of awesome pitches from future UWaterloo startups! You will get a chance to hear pitches from student led teams working on turning their concepts into reality as well as feedback from a distinguished panel of judges. The top 5 finalists from Night 1 will move on to the Concept $5K Finals competition happening on Tuesday, March 24th in the SLC Great Hall.

Register now to reserve a spot in the audience and to get your free pizza. 

Friday, December 4, 2020 — 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM EST

Rasul Mowatt will receive the Shaw-Mannell Leisure Research Award recognizing his international contributions to the study of leisure and influence on leisure scholarship in the Department of Recreation and Leisure Studies. Based on a current book project, Geographies of Threat, Cities of Violence, this talk frames the historical origins of the colonial city as the basis for the creation of Society and as the method of articulation of State power.

Friday, December 4, 2020 — 10:30 AM to 11:00 AM EST
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Friday, November 27, 2020 — 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM EST

Join Ian Scholten, BKI'15, as he shares what this leadership looks like drawing on stories from communities I've had the privilege of working with through Indigenous Clean Energy

Wednesday, November 25, 2020 — 12:30 PM EST
Mariette Stephenson with Guitar

Musician: Mariette Stephenson, guitar

The recording of this concert will be released on November 25th, at 12:30pm.

Tuesday, November 24, 2020 — 7:00 PM EST
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Join us for casual conversations with researchers at the Institute for Quantum Computing (IQC).

Professor David Gosset - Tuesday, November 24, 7:00 p.m.

Friday, November 20, 2020 — 12:00 PM EST

The Conrad School is hosting a lunch hour Speakers' Series as part of the annual Global Entrepreneurship Week 2020 global awareness and celebration. Please join us to hear 30-45-minute presentations covering entrepreneurship topics.

Join us for the lunch hour to hear speakers' presentations on any of the following dates and times:

Thursday, November 19, 2020 — 5:00 PM EST
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Thursday, November 19, 2020 — 2:00 PM EST

Farvolden Day annual lecture and symposium continues... online! This year our department proudly welcomes:

Dr. Thomas Harter, University of California, Davis
"Nonpoint source pollution in agricultural landscapes: Assessment, monitoring, regulation, and management"

Thursday, November 19, 2020 — 12:00 PM EST

The Conrad School is hosting a lunch hour Speakers' Series as part of the annual Global Entrepreneurship Week 2020 global awareness and celebration. Please join us to hear 30-45-minute presentations covering entrepreneurship topics.

Join us for the lunch hour to hear speakers' presentations on any of the following dates and times:

Wednesday, November 18, 2020 — 12:30 PM EST
Heidi Wall, pianist
Tuesday, November 17, 2020 — 7:00 PM EST
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Karen Cummings: Taking a Scientific Approach to Science Instruction:
An Introduction to the Field of Physics Education Research.

Tuesday, November 17, 2020 — 11:45 AM EST
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Join Research Talks, an online panel discussion examining risk, resilience, and public wellness featuring:

Monday, November 16, 2020 — 12:00 PM EST

The Conrad School is hosting a lunch hour Speakers' Series as part of the annual Global Entrepreneurship Week 2020 global awareness and celebration. Please join us to hear 30-45-minute presentations covering entrepreneurship topics.

Join us for the lunch hour to hear speakers' presentations on any of the following dates and times:

Monday, November 16, 2020 — 9:00 AM to Tuesday, November 24, 2020 — 5:00 PM EST
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This online workshop teaches doctoral students how to develop their professional scholarly voice and give effective academic presentations with confidence.

Thursday, November 12, 2020 — 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM EST
Concept $5K Semi-Finals event details

What a pitch! 

This is your opportunity to be in the virtual audience as UWaterloo student teams pitch their startup ideas to a panel of judges from the local community. The top 10 finalists from Night 1 and Night 2 will move on to the Virtual Concept $5K Finals! Since 2011, the Concept $5K Grant has been supporting the University of Waterloo community.

Wednesday, November 11, 2020 — 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM EST
Concept $5K Semi-Finals event details

Check out this pitch!

This is your opportunity to be in the virtual audience as UWaterloo student teams pitch their startup ideas to a panel of judges from the local community. The top 10 finalists from Night 1 and Night 2 will move on to the Virtual Concept $5K Finals! Since 2011, the Concept $5K Grant has been supporting the University of Waterloo community.

Wednesday, November 11, 2020 — 12:30 PM EST
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Friday, November 6, 2020 — 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM EST
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This online workshop provides Master’s and PhD students with the skills needed to start writing a large academic writing project like a thesis or dissertation.

Thursday, November 5, 2020 — 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM EST
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Join us at the University of Waterloo’s inaugural Virtual Conference on Student Mental Health Research on Thursday, November 5, 2020 as part of Thrive Week, showcasing new and in-progress research being conducted by our faculty, staff and student colleagues.

Wednesday, November 4, 2020 — 12:30 PM EST
Olivia Shortt

Olivia Shortt, saxophonist.  

Wednesday, November 4, 2020 — 9:00 AM to 3:30 PM EST
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Calling all employees with children in grade 9!

The University of Waterloo is pleased to announce our participation in The Learning Partnership’s national Take Our Kids to Work Day on Wednesday, November 4, 2020!

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