Talks & Events

Longhorn Google Tech Talk

Date: Sep 9, 2015 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Location: GDC 2.216

Wonder how an internet company like Google makes client software for desktop and mobile platforms? Learn about two products -- Chrome and Hangouts -- and about the inner workings of how they are developed, tested, and released. Then stick around for advice from Longhorn alumni, swag, and the latest opportunities at Google!


Resumania - Hosted by CNS Career Services

Date: Sep 10, 2015 10:00am - 2:00pm
Location: GDC Atrium


Apple Lunch with WiCS

Date: Sep 10, 2015 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Location: GDC 6.302

A networking lunch to get to know Apple engineers and recruiters and learn more about the company.

How to Ace Your Technical Interview - Hosted by Microsoft & MAD

Date: Sep 10, 2015 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Location: GDC 6.302


IBM Workshop with MAD

Date: Sep 10, 2015 5:00pm - 6:30pm
Location: GDC 2.210

An IBM workshop covering their APIs with Mobile App Development (MAD). 

Career Prep Dinner - Tips & Tricks for a Successful Career Fair, Interview & Networking

Date: Sep 10, 2015 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Location: GDC 6.302

Join CNS Career Services and UTCS industry partners for an evening of networking, dinner, and tips and tricks for how to have a successful career fair, interview, and professional networking.

RSVP is required for this event, and seats are limited. **This event is full. If you would like your name to be added to the waitlist, please RSVP by September 4 to rsvp [at] cs [dot] utexas [dot] edu.**

Be sure to include the following information in your RSVP email:
Full Name
Class Year (Frosh, Soph, Jr., Sr., Masters, Ph.D.):
Meat or Vegetarian Entree

EGaDS General Meeting

Date: Sep 10, 2015 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Futher details will be announced to EGaDS members.

ACM Tech Talk w/ Pinterest

Date: Sep 10, 2015 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Location: GDC 4.304

The Association for Computing Machinery will be hosting a tech talk with guest speakers from Pinterest.

EGaDS! Kick-off

Date: Sep 10, 2015 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Location: TBD

EGaDS! fall kick-off and a talk on the Future of Gaming from Microsoft

Food for Thought with RetailMeNot - "Get Rich or Die Trying: What I Know Now"

Date: Sep 11, 2015 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Location: GDC 6.302

"Get Rich or Die Trying: What I Know Now"

by Brian Kennedy, Senior Software Engineer, Kasey Reed, Software Engineer II & Jessica Lucci, Software Engineer II

So you've got an interview or two lined up? What happens next? Well, you go to the greatest university in the world, so you'll probably going to get an offer! We want to help you figure out what you want and need out of that first job offer. This spans more than just your salary and equity offerings; we want to help you evaluate everything from company size to leadership team to potential for wealth generation.

UT Game Jam

Date: Sep 11, 2015 7:00pm - 11:55pm
Location: GDC 6.302

GAMMA & EGaDS will host the UT Game Jam

UT Game Jam

Date: Sep 12, 2015 12:00am - 9:00pm
Location: GDC 6.302

GAMMA & EGaDS will host the UT Game Jam

Turing Sets Kickoff

Date: Sep 13, 2015 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Location: Eastwoods Park

Kickoff to start the Turing Sets Mentorship program for the year. 

Rise & Dine with TripAdvisor

Date: Sep 14, 2015 9:30am - 11:00am
Location: GDC Atrium

CS undergrads are invited to stop by and enjoy donuts and coffee, compliments of TripAdvisor!

ConocoPhillips Company Day

Date: Sep 14, 2015 12:00pm - 5:00pm
Location: GDC Atrium

Stop by to learn about ConocoPhillips!

TripAdvisor Info Session

Date: Sep 14, 2015 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Location: GDC 1.304


ConocoPhillips Advanced Data Analytics in Oil and Gas Sector

Date: Sep 14, 2015 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Location: GDC 5.302


HackTX Workshop

Date: Sep 14, 2015 7:30pm - 10:00pm
Location: 6.302

HackTX Workshop

TripAdvisor Company Day

Date: Sep 15, 2015 9:00am - 5:00pm
Location: GDC Atrium


UTCS Colloquium: Don Porter, Stony Brook University, "BetrFS: Write-Optimization in a Kernel File System"

Date: Sep 15, 2015 11:00am - 12:00pm
Location: GDC 6.516

Signup Schedule:

Talk Audience: UTCS Faculty, Grads, Undergrads

Host:  Emmett Witchel

Talk Abstract:  

Write-optimized data structures (WODS) are a promising building block for storage systems because they have the potential to strictly dominate the performance of B-trees and other common on-disk data structures. In particular, WODS can dramatically improve performance of both small, random writes and large, sequential scans.

This talk will introduce the basics of WODS, including the B^\epsilon tree, and then will describe BetrFS, the first in-kernel file system built with a WODS.  This work contributes a combination of kernel-level techniques to... Read more

EOG Resources Info Session/Tech Talk

Date: Sep 15, 2015 4:45pm - 5:45pm
Location: GDC 5.302


Apple Event

Date: Sep 15, 2015 6:00pm - 10:00pm
Location: POB 2.302 & GDC Atrium


National Instruments Company Day

Date: Sep 16, 2015 9:00am - 10:30am
Location: GDC Atrium


athenahealth Company Day

Date: Sep 16, 2015 11:00am - 2:00pm
Location: GDC Atrium


First Trust Portfolios Company Day

Date: Sep 16, 2015 2:30pm - 5:00pm
Location: GDC Atrium