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Tuesday, February 28, 2017 12:00 am - 12:00 am EST (GMT -05:00)

2017 TD Walter Bean Lecture in Environment

TD Walter Bean Lecture in Environment

The Faculty of Environment is proud to welcome world-renowned professor of economics Dr. Jeffrey D. Sachs as the 2017 TD Walter Bean Visiting Professor. 

Implementing the Sustainable Development Goals: Identifying Critical Steps for Canadian Impact

Tuesday, March 28th
11:00 A.M. - 12:30 P.M.
Fed Hall, University of Waterloo

Thursday, March 16, 2017 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm EDT (GMT -04:00)

Beyond 60 Community Lecture: Post-truth. Fake news. Alternative facts.

group of people holding signsWhy are lies creeping into so many platforms of public discourse? Join three professors from three Faculty of Arts disciplines for a panel discussion and Q&A that will tackle the truth about lies.

a car driving on a roadRapid advancements in technology will soon make autonomous transportation options a reality. In fact, many autonomous options exist today. Come learn about self-driving vehicles and how convergence of the automotive and information technology sectors is fast tracking advancements in how we move.

Over his 48-year career as a student and professor at the University of Waterloo, Rick Haldenby has observed and, many times, been directly involved in the design of buildings on and off campus. In this all new talk he will weave stories of buildings into a narrative that visits both high and not-so-high points in the development of the built fabric of a great institution.

As we kick-off the University of Waterloo’s spring convocation in this special 60th Anniversary year, join us to hear from Roberta L. Jamieson, known as one of Canada’s important visionaries and leaders.

Doors Open Waterloo Region is holding their 15th annual Free Talk on September 16th and is inviting the whole community to join in.