Wednesday, October 21, 2020

Stratford School partners with Rogers, NHL, Intel, Sportsnet and Concept for Hackathon

Sportsnet Hockey Hack Powered by Rogers 5G, a collaboration of Sportnset, NHL, intel, Concept, GEDI, Waterloo Stratford School

Students have a unique opportunity to spend a week in November, hacking hockey and innovating with 5G technology.

Monday, September 21, 2020

GBDA alumni entrepreneur turns heads at Y Combinator Demo Day

Founder OpenUnit in front of garage

When investors logged in to Y Combinator’s virtual summer 2020 Demo Day, they saw Waterloo entrepreneurship in action. OpenUnit, a company founded by Stratford School alumni, took part in the event, among three other Waterloo/Velocity startups. Y Combinator brought together a class of 198 founders from 26 different countries.

Tuesday, May 19, 2020

ALOHA From New York, GBDA Student Helps Advance Conversational AI Systems

Julia Sprague confrence standing beside project summary

ALOHA From New York, GBDA Student Helps Advance Conversational AI Systems

Global Business and Digital Arts student Julia Sprague, alongside her Computation Health and Informatics Lab (CHIL) team, recently celebrated the publication of their paper, “ALOHA: Artificial Learning of Human Attributes for Dialogue Agents.” Led by Professor Jesse Hoey, the team’s paper was published in Google Scholar and accepted to the Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence (AAAI) conference in New York, where the group presented their findings in February.
Monday, February 24, 2020

Accepting Applications for Assistant Professor Positions in Interaction Design/UX Research, and Multimedia Storytelling

Usability testing, phone on white desk with camera above.

We are inviting applications for two tenure-track positions at the rank of Assistant Professor, beginning July 1, 2020.

Friday, February 7, 2020

BLND Tickets Now Available. Business Meets Design

BLND Logo Business meetds Design, March 14, 2020. Creative people. Innovative ideas. Fun workshops.

BLND is back for another year at the Stratford School of Interaction Design and Business. This 1-day interactive conference highlights how the transformative power of design has become the secret advantage to business success.

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