The Women in Mathematics committee stands in solidarity with those experiencing racism and joins the call for actions to end systemic racism worldwide and in our own community. We are committed to support the University of Waterloo's immediate actions to create positive changes. You can find more information about the immediate and developing actions in this regard on the Human Rights, Equity and Inclusion (HREI) website.

Recognizing Excellence SummitExport this event to calendar

Thursday, June 13, 2019 — 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM EDT

RES Excellence photo

Join us on Thursday, June 13th for a day of captivating discussions presented by faculty and alumni.

Wes Graham Research Symposium

8:00 am - 10:00 am in DC 1302

Time Talk/Speaker Location
8:00 am Morning Refreshments DC 1302
8:15 am Welcome and Opening Remarks 
Mark Giesbrecht, Professor and Director of the Cheriton School of Computer Science, University of Waterloo
DC 1302
8:30 am Emotional Identity in Assistive Technology for Aging
Jesse Hoey, Inaugural Graham Research Fellow, 2017–2019, University of Waterloo
DC 1302
8:50 am Improving Perceived Humanness of Virtual Agents Through Emotions
Moojan GhafurianInaugural Graham Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Waterloo
DC 1302
9:20 am                    Early Detection of Cancer (Multiple Myeloma) Relapse from Blood with Mass Spectrometry and Computation
Bin Ma, Inaugural Graham Research Fellow, 2017–2020, University of Waterloo
DC 1302

Turing Symposium & Celebrating Women in Computer Science

9:55 am - 12:30 pm in DC 1302

Time Talk/Speakers Location
9:55 Break DC 1302                     
10:10 am                       Welcome and Opening Remarks 
Raouf BoutabaAssociate Dean of Research, Faculty of Mathematics, University of Waterloo                                                                              

DC 1302

10:15 am Multicore Programming
Barbara Liskov - A.M. Turing Award Laureate
DC 1302
11:00 am Cryptography for Safe Machine Learning 
Shafi Goldwasser - A.M. Turing Award Laureate
DC 1302
11:45 am                         Celebrating Women in Computer Science 

Moderator: Maura Grossman, Director of Women in Computer Science

Panelists: Barbara Liskov - A.M. Turing Award Laureate and Shafi Goldwasser - A.M. Turing Award Laureate

DC 1302

Recognizing Excellence Series

2:00 pm - 4:30 pm in DC 1302

Time  Talk/Speakers Location
2:00 pm Welcome and Opening Remarks 
Stephen M. Watt, Dean, Faculty of Mathematics, University of Waterloo
DC 1302                     
2:10 pm The Accidental Entrepreneurd: A Pocket MBA in 30 Minutes or Less
Eldon Sprickerhoff, 2019 J. W. Graham Medal Recipient Co-Founder and Chief Innovation Officer, eSentire
DC 1302
2:45 pm How to Sell your Company to Bill Gates for $150M
Sam Pasupalak, 2018 Young Alumni Achievement Medal Recipient, Co-Founder & former CEO, Maluuba
DC 1302        
3:15 pm Working with Bright High School Students
Eddie Cheng, 2018 Alumni Achievement Medal Recipient Distinguished Professor, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Oakland University
DC 1302
3:45 pm                           Where are our Future Global Leaders are Going to Come From?
Keith Farlinger, 2018 Alumni Achievement Medal Recipient CEO, BDO International Limited
DC 1302
Cost 
Complimentary
Location 
DC - William G. Davis Computer Research Centre
DC 1302
200 University Avenue West

Waterloo, ON N2L 3G1
Canada

S M T W T F S
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
1
2
3
4
5
  1. 2020 (7)
    1. November (1)
    2. September (2)
    3. June (1)
    4. May (1)
    5. March (1)
    6. February (1)
  2. 2019 (19)
    1. November (2)
    2. September (4)
    3. August (1)
    4. July (1)
    5. June (2)
    6. April (3)
    7. March (6)
    8. January (1)
  3. 2018 (9)
  4. 2017 (6)
  5. 2016 (18)
  6. 2015 (4)
  7. 2014 (7)
  8. 2013 (4)
  9. 2012 (4)
  10. 2011 (4)