Graduate LaTeX-writing workshop: Writing your thesis and other large documentsExport this event to calendar

Thursday, December 5, 2019 — 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM EST

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This workshop for graduate students is an introduction to LaTeX, giving you the basics that you need to know to get going on writing academic and professional papers, including your thesis. Using Overleaf, presenters will share how to include images, design beautiful mathematical equations, and show you how to easily manage your documents.

Full-day and afternoon only registration available.

  • Afternoon only registration includes Overleaf features and LaTeX for your thesis.
  • Lunch is not included in the afternoon only¬†registration type.

LaTeX facilitators:

  • Max Salman (PhD student, Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Waterloo), and
  • Steve Carr (Information Systems & Technology, University of Waterloo).

Agenda:

9:00am-9:30am: Registration

9:30am-10:50am: Welcome and Basic LaTeX (includes basic text editing, figure, tables, bibliography, and math markup)

11:00am-12:00pm: Basic LaTeX (continued)

12:00pm-12:30pm: Lunch

12:30pm-1:30pm: Basic LaTeX (continued)

*1:15pm: Registration for afternoon only begins.

1:30pm-2:00pm: Overleaf features

2:00pm-4:00pm: LaTeX for your Thesis

Volunteer! Are you an expert on these LaTeX topics? Sign up to volunteer through the web form.

Additional information: Registration is required through Eventbrite. 

Attendees will need to bring their own laptop (or tablet with keyboard) in order to fully participate in the workshop. It is recommended that you also bring your charger.

Please sign up for an Overleaf account, through the University of Waterloo Overleaf portal, prior to the workshop.

This event/workshop is free for University of Waterloo graduate students. However, a $10.00 materials fee will be charged in the event of a late cancellation (cancellation that is not made 3 days or more before the workshop/event date), no show, or incomplete attendance.

Location 
STC- Science Teaching Complex
Room 0060
200 University Ave West

Waterloo, ON N2L3G1
Canada

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