Talks & Events

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

Theory Seminar: Evdokia Nikolova/University of Texas at Austin, "Algorithms for Risk Mitigation in Networks"

Fri, 09/30/2016 -
2:00pm to 3:00pm

Location: GDC 4.304

Talk Audience: Faculty, Graduate students 

Abstract:

Many combinatorial and network problems that motivate the study of algorithms and algorithmic game theory (AGT) are traditionally modeled as deterministic. In practice, noise and uncertainty can preclude the use of traditional analysis for such problems, when one seeks reliable or risk-... 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

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.

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.

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!

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.

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