Talks & Events

Turing Scholars - Eat Your Veggies

Tue, 08/30/2016 -
7:00pm to 9:00pm

Location: GDC 6.302

Turing Scholars - Eat Your Veggies

EGaDS! Kickoff

Tue, 08/30/2016 -
7:00pm to 8:30pm

Location: GDC 2.216

EGaDS! is having its semesterly kickoff and we couldn’t be more excited to have you there! We’re starting the year off with guest speaker Autumn Taylor, the Media Director at Phaser Lock Interactive (a local virtual reality studio). Autumn is an organizer of VR Austin, a UT graduate, and a former member of EGaDS!. Come out to our kickoff for food, fun,... Read more

Turing Scholars - Eat Your Chocolate

Wed, 08/31/2016 -
6:00pm to 8:00pm

Location: GDC 6.302

Turing Scholars - Eat Your Chocolate

ACM Fall Kickoff

Wed, 08/31/2016 -
7:00pm to 9:00pm

Location: UTC 2.102

ACM is excited to present our semesterly kickoff to welcome new and returning students! We will be talking about what we as an organization provide for you and the upcoming events we have planned! We also are proudly introducing one of our awesome sponsor, Statefarm! They will be giving us an overview of their opportunities and company culture!

Microsoft Office Hours

Thu, 09/01/2016 -
10:00am to 3:00pm

Location: GDC 6.516

Stop by from 10:00 am - 3:00 pm, first come, first served. You can chat with your Microsoft Recruiter, Katie Pinney, or a couple of UT alums who are now Microsoft Engineers.  

This is open agenda and I welcome the chance to meet and help with anything top of mind for you. You can get help with your resume, get advice so you feel more comfortable... Read more

Brain Freeze with IBM

Thu, 09/01/2016 -
3:00pm to 4:00pm

Location: GDC Atrium

Cool off with sundaes from Amy's Ice Cream, compliments of IBM!

Mobile App Development (MAD) Fall 2016 Kickoff

Thu, 09/01/2016 -
5:45pm to 6:30pm

Location: GDC 2.216

Welcome to a new semester of MAD!

Join us Thursday at 5:45 PM to get this new year started with a general meeting in GDC 2.216. Look forward to announcements regarding workshop times, events, and other exciting news!

Whether you’re new to MAD or a returning member, we hope to see you there :)

Microsoft Explorer Speed Networking Event Co-Hosted by WiCS

Thu, 09/01/2016 -
6:00pm to 8:00pm

Location:

Microsoft Explorer Speed Networking Event

Co-Hosted by WiCS

Come meet Recruiter Katie Pinney as well as some former Microsoft Explorer Interns to see what opportunities await you as a freshman or sophomore intern! We welcome those who are interested in or currently enrolled in a CS or Engineering Program and want to find out more about our... Read more

Artificial Intelligence (AI): Dr. Kory Mathewson/Twitter Coretex Team- "Developing Machine Intelligence to Improve Bionic Limb Control"

Fri, 09/02/2016 -
11:00am to 12:30pm

Location: GDC 6.302

Signup Schedule:  https://apps.cs.utexas.edu/calendar/talk-schedules

 

Talk Audience: Faculty, Graduate Students, Undergraduate Students

 

Talk Abstract:

Prosthetic limbs are artificial devices which serve as a replacement for missing and/... Read more

Chevron Company Day

Tue, 09/06/2016 -
12:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: GDC Atrium

tbd

Computer Architecture Seminar - Josep Torrellas

Tue, 09/06/2016 -
4:00pm to 5:30pm

Location: Room: GDC 2.216

Distinguished Lecture by Josep Torrellas of the University of Illinois. "Toward Extreme-Scale Manycore Architectures"

 

Signup Schedule:- https://apps.cs.utexas.edu/calendar/talk-schedules

 

Talk Audience: Faculty, Graduate Students,... Read more

Chevron Tech Talk

Tue, 09/06/2016 -
5:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: GDC 2.410

Speaker: David Anderson - Unit Manager, Technical Computing—Emerging Technology, Chevron Energy Technology Co.
David Anderson leads Chevron’s Information Technology R&D program.  In 27 years at Chevron he has applied advanced process control, analytics, mobile, and social technologies in all sectors of the oil and gas industry... Read more

Longhorn Google Career Panel

Tue, 09/06/2016 -
6:00pm to 7:30pm

Location: GDC 2.216

Come engage with a panel of full-time Google engineers (and Longhorn alums!) about their work and life at Google. Swag and pizza provided!

RSVP: http://goo.gl/9Q9dt3

Facebook Oculus Demo

Wed, 09/07/2016 -
2:00pm to 4:00pm

Location: GDC Atrium

We believe that virtual reality will change the world. Join us for an afternoon to learn more. Also, your chance to try out our Oculus Rift, unlike anything you’ve ever experienced!

Workday Full Stack Development Information Session

Wed, 09/07/2016 -
5:30pm to 6:30pm

Location: GDC 4.304

WHAT:
Full Stack Development Information Session
Learn from our software engineers about Workday’s full stack software development

WHO’S COMING:
Managers of Software Engineering

WHO’S INVITED:
Undergraduate and Masters Students
Junior and Seniors majoring in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical... Read more

Facebook Talk - Crowdsourcing Crisis Response: the Story of Safety Check

Wed, 09/07/2016 -
6:30pm to 7:30pm

Location: GDC 6.302

Crowdsourcing Crisis Response: the Story of Safety Check

Abstract of talk: Going from an idea to a shipped product at scale involves overcoming tons of unforeseen obstacles — both technical challenges and crucial product design decisions. Come hear how the team behind Safety Check pushed their product past "Zuck review” into... Read more

Citi Company Day

Thu, 09/08/2016 -
10:00am to 4:00pm

Location: GDC Atrium

Stop by our table to learn about opportunities in Citi's Technology Leadership Program! We have roles in mobile development, web development, platform engineering, information security and much more.

Food for Thought

Thu, 09/08/2016 -
12:30pm to 1:30pm

Location: GDC 6.302

Food for Thought

Turing Scholars General Meeting

Thu, 09/08/2016 -
6:30pm to 7:30pm

Location: Room: GDC 4.304

The first general meeting of the semester for the Turing Scholars Student Association. We will be discussing start of the semester research, social, and corporate events.

EGaDS! Pre-Game Jam Workshop

Thu, 09/08/2016 -
7:00pm to 8:30pm

Location: GDC 6.302

Join EGaDS! officers and fellow members for the discussion and introduction of the strategies, tools, and technologies used during game jams (video game hackathons)!

Artificial Intelligence (AI): Brenna Argall/Northwestern University, "Turning Assistive Machines into Assistive Robots"

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

Location: GDC 6.302

Artificial Intelligence (AI): Brenna Argall/Northwestern University, "Turning Assistive Machines into Assistive Robots"

 

Signup Schedule:  https://apps.cs.utexas.edu/calendar/talk-schedules

 

Talk Audience: Faculty, Graduate Students,... Read more

Artificial Intelligence (AI): Brenna Argall/Northwestern University, "Turning Assistive Machines into Assistive Robots"

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

Location: GDC 6.302

Abstract:

It is a paradox that often the more severe a person's motor impairment, the more challenging it is for them to operate the very assistive machines which might enhance their quality of life. A primary aim of my lab is to address this confound by incorporating robotics autonomy and intelligence into assistive machines---to offload some... Read more

EGaDS! Fall 2016 Game Jam

Sat, 09/10/2016 -
12:00pm to 11:45pm

Location: UNB 3.304 Quadrangle Room

Join EGaDS! for our annual Fall 2016 Game Jam where members will form teams and create a video game in 24 hours. The game jam will be hosted in the Union Building from 12:00 p.m. to 11:45 p.m. and from 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. the following day.

Turing Sets Kickoff

Sat, 09/10/2016 -
2:00pm to 5:00pm

Location: Eastwoods Park

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

vAuto - a Cox Automotive Brand Company Day

Mon, 09/12/2016 -
12:00pm to 5:00pm

Location: GDC Atrium

tbd

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