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Tuesday, November 21, 2017 — 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM EST
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Erik Veneman, Vice President, Innovation and Growth, Guelph Hydro Electric Systems Inc.

Wednesday, November 22, 2017 — 7:30 PM EST
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Lucia Turin and Saskia Wilson-Brown

Thursday, November 23, 2017 — 2:30 PM EST

PhD candidate Robert Enouy and Associate Professor Andre Unger from the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences will present, "Big Data Analysis of Residential Water Demand Records," on Thursday, November 23 at 2:30 p.m.

Please register.

Thursday, November 23, 2017 — 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM EST
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The Canadian federal government has vowed to make marijuana legal by July 2018. Join our panel of experts for a discussion about what this change will mean for Canadians and their health.

The discussion will be followed by a Q&A and will cover:

  • Marijuana: what it is and how it works
  • Health effects of marijuana
  • Marijuana and youth 
  • Marijuana impairment 

Speakers:

Wednesday, November 29, 2017 — 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM EST
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Unfortunately, this Indigenous Speakers Series event is cancelled due to an unexpected, but important, engagement that has arisen for Marie Clements. Please mark your calendar for our next planned event on January 18, featuring writer and publisher Kateri Akiwenze-Damm, addressing issues of cultural appropriation.

Thursday, November 30, 2017 — 2:30 PM EST
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As part of the Water Institute's WaterTalks lecture series, Professor John Hartig, Fulbright Scholar serving as the Fulbright Canada Research Chair in Global Governance at Balsillie School of International Affairs in Waterloo, presents, "Bringing Conservation to Cities: Lessons From Building the Detroit River International Wildlife Refuge."

Light refreshments will be provided.

Wednesday, December 13, 2017 — 7:00 PM EST
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The University of Waterloo and Wilfrid Laurier University are hosting a three-part lecture series for Canada 150, in partnership with the Waterloo Public Library and The City of Waterloo. As we recognize and celebrate 150 years of Confederation, this lecture series explores significant periods of Canadian history and their influence on Canada today. 

Wednesday, February 7, 2018 — 7:00 PM EST

Details coming soon.

About the speaker

Cathy O’Neil is the author of the blog mathbabe.org and the New York Times best-selling Weapons of Math Destruction: How Big Data Increases Inequality and Threatens Democracy, which was a semifinalist for the National Book Award.

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