Events

Friday, February 28, 2020 — 8:30 AM to 5:30 PM EST
People under CCTV cameras

Media, government, and industry commonly frame Security and Privacy as diametrically opposed: protecting one requires sacrificing the other.

Tuesday, March 10, 2020 — 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM EDT
1 slide, 3 minutes, outstanding ideas

The Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition challenges research-based graduate students to articulate the impact and breadth of their research in a 3 minute presentation, using just 1 static power point slide.

Friday, March 13, 2020 — 7:30 PM EDT
Sheet music

After rapidly presenting how symmetries play an interesting role in nature, art, and science, François Bergeron and Members of the Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony will explain and illustrate how Bach mathematical symmetries in writing the scores for his music. This will partly be done via an interplay between a pictoral description of the symmetries of the scores, and a live rendition by musicians of the result for the audience.

Tuesday, March 17, 2020 — 3:30 PM EDT
Semi opened laptop

Computer scientists think often of Ender’s Game these days. In this award-winning 1985 science-fiction novel by Orson Scott Card, Ender is being trained at Battle School, an institution designed to make young children into military commanders against an unspecified enemy.

Wednesday, April 22, 2020 — 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM EDT
Microphone

Academia vs. industry career panel

Join Anita Layton, Associate Dean of Research and International, in a curated lunch series exclusively for Math postdocs.

Anita will moderate the conversation with a panel consisting of PhD educated professionals working in a combination of academic and industry jobs spanning the public and private sectors.

Saturday, May 23, 2020 (all day) to Sunday, May 24, 2020 (all day)
Hand writing on glass board

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