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University of Waterloo events

At Waterloo, we're proud to host a wide variety of events for the campus community and our larger community. Find out what's happening on campus, from free public lectures to workshops and information sessions.

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For support with your event, view our resources for event planners and contact community.relations@uwaterloo.ca.


The Waterloo Institute for Nanotechnology (WIN) and the Center for Nanointegration Duisberg-Essen (CENIDE) are pleased to present Antonio di Bartolomeo, Professor in the Department of Physics at the University of Salerno, for a joint 2D-MATURE seminar titled "Electrical Conduction and Photoconduction in 2D Materials Based Transistors."


Join us for a faculty lecture with Dr. Jamie Sewell, promoting productive discussions and action for gender equity. This event examines the limitations of gender binaries, emphasizing their ethical and empirical flaws. It highlights the importance of intersectional strategies in addressing gender disparities and identifies key obstacles hindering progress.

Thursday, November 30, 2023 9:00 am - 6:00 pm EST

Wise Annual General Meeting

Please join us for the Waterloo Institute for Sustainable Energy’s 2023 Annual General Meeting on November 30th, 2023, from 9:00 am to 6:00 pm. The Waterloo Institute for Sustainable Energy (WISE) is a research center at the University of Waterloo focused on developing research and supporting innovation in all facets of sustainable energy,

Thursday, November 30, 2023 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm EST

Velocity Presents Velocity Pitch Competition Finals

Eight student-led teams will pitch to a panel of judges in hopes of winning their share of $20,000 for their ambitious idea! The finalists will take the stage on November 30th in the Theatre of the Arts, Modern Languages Building at 12 – 2:30 pm. Doors open at 11:30 am

Friday, December 1, 2023 11:00 am - 12:30 pm EST

Disability Decolonized: Keynote Presentation by Dr. Rheanna Robinson

In observance of International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD) and Indigenous Disability Awareness Month, the Disability Inclusion Team and the Office of Indigenous Relations are honoured to co-host a keynote presentation on Indigenous perspectives on disability, Dr. Rheanna Robinson.

Tuesday, December 5, 2023 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm EST

Societal Health Impacts of Rising Inflation and Interest Rates

You’re invited to Research Talks, a public event and panel discussion featuring guest speakers - University of Waterloo Professors Jean-Paul Lam and Ellen MacEachen, and Director of The Working Centre, Joe Mancini. 

Wednesday, December 6, 2023 8:30 am - 5:00 pm EST

WatITis 2023 Conference

We are pleased to announce the annual WatITis conference will be held on Wednesday, December 6th, 2023. This is a wonderful opportunity to learn about technology projects, systems, and initiatives in the University of Waterloo community. 


Thursday, December 7, 2023 11:00 am - 12:00 pm EST

Workshop: History and Culture Through Traditional Games

This workshop hosted by Dallas Squire of Onkwehonwe Games offers participants the opportunity to learn about the history and culture of the people of the Six Nations (also called Haudenosaunee) through Traditional Games.