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

Wednesday, December 5, 2018 — 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM EST

Keyboard
This full day 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.

LaTeX Facilitators: 

Max Salman (PhD student, Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Waterloo), and

Steve Carr (Information Systems & Technology, University of Waterloo).

Agenda: 

8:30am-9:00am: Registration

9:00am-10:30am: Welcome and Basic LaTeX (includes basic text editing, figure, tables, bibliography, and math markup)

10:30am-10:45am: Break

10:45am-12:15pm: Basic LaTeX (continued)

12:15pm-1:00pm: Lunch and networking

1:00pm-1:15pm: Citation management, Refworks (presented by Tim Ireland, Library, University of Waterloo)

1:15pm-2:15pm: Overleaf features

2:15pm-2:30pm: Break

2:30pm-4:30pm: LaTeX for your Thesis (includes the UW Thesis template, thesis tips and cautions, moving content from Word to LaTeX, and presentations with LaTeX)

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 graduate students and postdoctoral fellows. 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 0010
200 University Ave West

Waterloo, ON N2L3G1
Canada

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