Talks & Events

Theory Colloqium: Scott Aaronson/UT Austin, "The Complexity and Computability Theory of Time Travel"

Fri, 08/26/2016 -
10:00am to 11:00am

Location: GDC 6.302

 

Theory Colloqium: Scott Aaronson/UT Austin, "The Complexity and Computability Theory of Time Travel"

 

Talk Audience: Faculty, Graduate Students

 

Host: Scott Aaronson

 

Abstract:

In a seminal 1991 paper, David Deutsch proposed a formal model of closed timelike curves (CTCs), or time travel into... Read more

TGIF with RetailMeNot

Fri, 08/26/2016 -
4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location:

UTCS Grad Students, Faculty and Staff are invited to join RetailMeNot for a TGIF celebration!

Rise & Dine with State Farm

Mon, 08/29/2016 -
9:30am to 11:00am

Location: GDC Atrium

Stop by and enjoy donuts and coffee with State Farm! 

9:30 am - until we run out!

Artificial Intelligence (AI): Subramanian Ramamoorthy/University of Edinburgh: "Representations and Models for Collaboratively Intelligent Robots"

Mon, 08/29/2016 -
11:00am to 12:00pm

Location: GDC 6.302

Subramanian Ramamoorthy/University of Edinburgh: "Representations and Models for Collaboratively Intelligent Robots"

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

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

ISSS Fall Kickoff

Mon, 08/29/2016 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm

Location: Room: GDC 5.302

ISSS Fall kickoff

Turing Scholars - Eat Your Veggies

Tue, 08/30/2016 -
5:00pm to 9:00pm

Location: GDC 6.302

Turing Scholars - Eat Your Veggies

Turing Scholars - Eat Your Chocolate

Wed, 08/31/2016 -
5:00pm to 9:00pm

Location: GDC 6.302

Turing Scholars - Eat Your Chocolate

ACM Fall Kickoff

Wed, 08/31/2016 -
6:00pm 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!

Brain Freeze

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

Location: GDC Atrium

Brain Freeze

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

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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

Google Tech Talk

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

Location: GDC 2.216

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Workday Talk

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

Location: GDC 4.304

Workday Talk

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

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.

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

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

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. 

Rise & Dine with National Instruments

Tue, 09/13/2016 -
9:30am to 11:00am

Location: GDC Atrium

Rise & Dine

National Instruments Company Day

Tue, 09/13/2016 -
11:00am to 4:00pm

Location: GDC Atrium

tbd

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