2019 Recognizing Excellence Summit

DC 1302
Thursday, Jun 13, 2019 at 8:00 AM EDT 

Event Details

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

Wes Graham Symposium

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

Time Discussion Title Speakers
8:15 am Welcome and Opening Remarks  Mark GiesbrechtProfessor and Director of the Cheriton School of Computer Science, University of Waterloo
 
8:30 am  Improving Perceived Humanness of Virtual
Agents Through Emotions
Jesse HoeyInaugural Graham Research Fellow, 2017–2019, University of Waterloo
 
9:00 am Emotional Identity in Assistive Technology for Aging Moojan Ghafurian‚ÄčInaugural Graham Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Waterloo
 
9:30 am                                 Early Detection of Cancer (Multiple Myeloma) Relapse from Blood with Mass Spectrometry
and Computation                                                                                    
Bin MaInaugural Graham Research Fellow, 2017–2020, University of Waterloo


Turing Symposium & Celebrating Women in Computer Science

10:00 am - 12:30 pm in DC 1302

Time Discussion Title Speakers
10:10 am Welcome and Opening Remarks                             

Stephen M. Watt, Dean, Faculty of Mathematics, University of Waterloo

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

Moderator: Maura GrossmanDirector of Women in Computer Science

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

 

Recognizing Excellence Series


2:00 pm - 4:30 pm in DC 1302
Time  Discussion Title Speakers
2:00 pm Welcome and Opening Remarks 
 
Stephen M. Watt, Dean, Faculty of Mathematics, University of Waterloo
2:10 pm                    The Accidental Entrepreneurd: A Pocket MBA in 30 Minutes or Less

 
Eldon Sprickerhoff2019 J. Wes Graham Medalist Recipient,
Co-Founder and Chief Innovation Officer, eSentire
2:45 pm How to Sell your Company to Bill Gates
for $150M 

 
Sam Pasupalak2018 Young Alumni Achievement Award Recipient, Co-Founder & former CEO, Maluuba 
3:15 pm Working with Bright High School
Students                                                                                                                      
Eddie Cheng2018 Alumni Achievement Award Recipient, Distinguished Professor, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Oakland University
 
3:45 pm                                      Where are our Future Global Leaders Going to Come from? Keith Farlinger2018 Alumni Achievement Award Recipient, CEO, BDO International Limited
 

Limited seating. Visitor parking is available on campus.

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Speakers

Sam Pasupalak
Maluuba
Co-Founder and former CEO
Eddie Cheng
Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Oakland University
Distinguished Professor
Keith Farlinger
BDO International Limited
CEO
Eldon Sprickerhoff
eSentire
Co-Founder and Chief Innovation Officer
Moojan Ghafurian
David R. Cheriton School of Computer Science
Postdoctoral Fellow
Jesse Hoey
David R. Cheriton School of Computer Science at the University of Waterloo
Associate Professor
Bin Ma
David R. Cheriton School of Computer Science, University of Waterloo
Professor
Barbara Liskov
Honorary Doctor of Mathematics Recipient
Professor of Computer Science, College of William and Mary
Shafi Goldwasser
Honorary Doctor of Mathematics Recipient
Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, MIT

Location

DC 1302
200 University Avenue West Waterloo, ON N2C 3G1 CA

Tickets

Type
Price
Recognizing Excellence Summit
Free

Organizer Details

Logo - Faculty of Mathematics

Faculty of Mathematics

Kristine McGlynn
kmcglynn@uwaterloo.ca