Talks & Events

Capital One Company Day

Mon, 09/26/2016 -
1:00pm to 3:00pm

Location: GDC Atrium

Stop by and learn about Capital One!

TSSA Tech Talk w/ Dropbox

Mon, 09/26/2016 -
6:00pm to 9:00pm

Location: Room: GDC 6.302

Dropbox Tech Talk with the Turing Scholars Student Association.

Talk topic TBD.

ABCS meeting with Google

Mon, 09/26/2016 -
6:30pm to 8:00pm

Location: 5.302

The association of black computer scientist (ABCS) meeting with Google.

Capital One Company Day

Tue, 09/27/2016 -
11:00am to 2:00pm

Location: GDC Atrium

Stop by and learn about careers at Capital One!

EGaDS! General Meeting

Tue, 09/27/2016 -
7:00pm to 8:30pm

Location: GDC 6.302

Discussion and presentation of topics regarding game design, game development, and the gaming industry.

Food for Thought with vAuto - A Cox Automotive Brand, "What I Wish I Had Known"

Thu, 09/29/2016 -
12:30pm to 1:30pm

Location: GDC 6.302

"What I Wish I Had Known"

You may know exactly what direction you want to go after you graduate or what company you want to work for, but most of us do not. Regardless of which category you fall under, there are vital questions you should consider as you go on interviews, and ultimately enter the workforce. This Food for Thought... Read more

ACM Lecture Series: Dr Elaine Rich

Thu, 09/29/2016 -
5:00pm to 6:30pm

Location: Room: GDC 4.302

Elaine Rich talks about issues in Computer Science

EGaDS! Workshop: Unreal Engine Intro ft. Sarah Abraham

Thu, 09/29/2016 -
8:00pm to 9:30pm

Location: Room: GDC 6.302

Sarah Abraham, UT's very own Game Technology instructor, will be giving an intro on the Unreal Engine 4. There will be some hands on activities, so if your laptop can run UE4, bring it. There will also be cookies provided by Tiff's Treats.

Artificial Intelligence (AI): Peter Stone/University of Texas at Austin, "Artificial Intelligence and Life in 2030"

Fri, 09/30/2016 -
11:00am to 12:00pm

Location: GDC 2.216

Talk Audience: Faculty, Graduate Students, Undergraduate Students

Talk Abstract:

The One Hundred Year Study on Artificial Intelligence, launched in the fall of 2014, is a long-term investigation of the field of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and its influences on people, their communities, and society. As its core activity, the Standing... Read more

TGIF with Electronic Arts

Fri, 09/30/2016 -
4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location:

All UTCS Grad Students, Faculty and Staff are invited to a TGIF celebration! 

WiCS General Meeting #2

Mon, 10/03/2016 -
6:00pm to 7:00pm

Location: Room: GDC 6.302

Second WiCS General Meeting of the year.

Nell Dale Mentor Program Internship Panel

Tue, 10/04/2016 -
6:00pm to 8:00pm

Location: Room: GDC 6.302

Dell Dale Mentors that have had an intership will share their experiences and take questions from mentees about interviews, recuritment and what it was like to work at the company. 

ISSS Networking Dinner

Wed, 10/05/2016 -
5:30pm to 7:00pm

Location: Room: GDC 6.302

A dinner for the purpose of connecting students to available companies.

Food for Thought with RetailMeNot

Thu, 10/06/2016 -
12:30pm to 1:30pm

Location: GDC 6.302

tbd

Brain Freeze with Sandia National Labs

Thu, 10/06/2016 -
3:00pm to 4:00pm

Location: GDC Atrium

tbd

Sandia National Labs Talk

Thu, 10/06/2016 -
5:00pm to 6:30pm

Location: GDC 6.302

tbd

Rise and Dine with Palantir Technologies

Mon, 10/10/2016 -
9:30am to 11:00am

Location: GDC Atrium

tbd

Electronia Arts Presents: Effective Debugging for Effective Development

Wed, 10/12/2016 -
5:30pm to 7:00pm

Location: GDC 4.304

Presentation Title: “Effective Debugging for Effective Development”

Speaker: Rachel Hammond – Software Engineer, BioWare

A quick bio:
Rachel Hammond is a game programmer with more than 10 years of experience in the games industry developing games across a variety of consoles in several languages across an assortment of teams. She... Read more

WiCS + Airbnb

Wed, 10/12/2016 -
6:00pm to 8:00pm

Location: Off-campus

Come and learn what Airbnb is all about! Meet with some of their engineers at an Airbnb location in Austin (exact location TBD) over dinner and a hands-on workshop. This unique event is a great way to meet some of their people on a more personal level while having lots of fun!

TSSA Event w/ Airbnb

Thu, 10/13/2016 -
6:00pm to 9:00pm

Location: Off-campus

TSSA event hosted by Airbnb at an Airbnb listing off-campus.

Listing link: https://www.airbnb.com/rooms/733203

 

Bloomberg Codecon

Thu, 10/13/2016 -
6:00pm to 8:00pm

Location: GDC 4.302

tbd

MAD Hack Night

Fri, 10/14/2016 -
6:00pm to 10:00pm

Location: Room: GDC 6.302

Come to our Hack Night to build cool projects with the help from our instructors and have a good time being with awesome people.

***FREE FOOD****

Programming Languages Lunch Colloquium- Arthur Michener Peters/UTCS, "OrcO: A Concurrency-First Approach to Objects"

Mon, 10/17/2016 -
12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: GDC 6.302

Audience:

    Faculty, Graduate Students, Undergraduate Students, Outside Interested Parties, Other - ECE, ICES

 

Abstract:

The majority of modern programming languages provide concurrency and object-orientation in some form. However, object-oriented concurrency remains cumbersome in many situations. We introduce the language... Read more

HackTX Workshop - Augmented Reality

Wed, 10/19/2016 -
5:30pm to 7:00pm

Location: GDC 6.302

HackTX is putting on workshops 1-2 weeks before HackTX (Oct. 22-23) to prep y'all for hacking! This workshop will be about Augmented Reality!

EGDC III - EGaDS! Game Developers Conference

Fri, 10/21/2016 -
7:00pm to 10:00pm

Location: GDC 2.216

EGaDS! will be hosting a variety of awesome speakers from the gaming industry to help us explore the realm of video games creation.

Attendees will have the opportunity to learn about what's up-and-coming in the game industry and network with the talented people who are making it happen.

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