Talks & Events

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

Theory Seminar: David Soloveichik/University of Texas at Austin, "Agents and Reagents: Distributed Computing in a Test Tube"

Fri, 10/07/2016 -
2:00pm to 3:00pm

Location: GDC 4.304

Audience: Faculty, Graduate Students

 

Abstract:

The engineering of chemical systems capable of computation--in environments inherently incompatible with electronics--will herald exciting breakthroughs: from programmable living cells, to "smart drugs" that make treatment decisions within the body. To understand how chemical reactions... Read more

ACM Board Game Night

Fri, 10/07/2016 -
7:00pm to 10:00pm

Location: Room: GDC 6.302

Social Event where members will be able to get to know each other by playing both classic as well as new board games.

 

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 Research Talk: Vijay Chidambaram

Thu, 10/13/2016 -
3:30pm to 5:00pm

Location: Room: GDC 1.304

Dr. Chidambaram will be giving a talk to the Turing Scholars Student Association abou his research.

Bloomberg Codecon

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

Location: GDC 4.302

tbd

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

 

ACM Mentor Mentee Meetup

Thu, 10/13/2016 -
6:00pm to 7:00pm

Location: Room: GDC 2.104

First official event for ACM's mentor mentee program, where mentees will meet with there mentors over pizza and drinks. Details and expectations for the program will be discussed here.

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!

ACM CS411

Thu, 10/20/2016 -
5:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: Room: GDC 2.216

Informational event where professors will come and talk about the classes that they will be teaching in the upcoming semester.

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.

Programming Languages Lunch Colloquium- Tyler Hunt/UTCS, "A Distributed Sandbox for Untrusted Computation on Secret Data"

Mon, 10/24/2016 -
12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: GDC 6.302

Audience:

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

 

Abstract:

Users of modern data-processing services such as tax preparation or genomic screening are forced to trust them with data that the users wish to keep secret. Ryoan protects secret data while it is... Read more

TSSA Research Talk: Philipp Kraehenbuehl

Mon, 10/24/2016 -
4:00pm to 5:00pm

Location: Room: GDC 1.304

Dr. Philipp Kraehenbuehl will be giving a talk about his research to the Turing Scholars Student Association.

ACM Lecture Series: Guni Sharon

Mon, 10/24/2016 -
5:00pm to 6:30pm

Location: Room: GDC 4.304

Guni Sharon gives a talk about his research

WiCS + Google

Tue, 10/25/2016 -
6:00pm to 7:30pm

Location: GDC 6.302

Come learn more about opportunities at Google! We'll have dinner and Trivia Night to spur some of that friendly competition, so you won't want to miss this :)

EGaDS! General Meeting

Tue, 10/25/2016 -
7:30pm to 9:00pm

Location: GDC 6.302

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

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