Talks & Events

Microsoft MSFT3C Coding Challenge!

Date: Sep 8, 2015 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Location: GDC 6.302

Are you the best coder here? Prove it and win cash and other awesome prizes at our Microsoft Coding Challenge. Bring Your Laptop! Teams of up to 3 people may participate.

CIA Company Day

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

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CIA Tech Talk

Date: Sep 9, 2015 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Location: GDC 2.104

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State Farm Company Day

Date: Sep 9, 2015 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Location: GDC Atrium

CS Students - Stop by to learn about State Farm!

Navigating the Career Fair as a Minority: A workshop on Resume Building and Career Planning with Pinterest

Date: Sep 9, 2015 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Location: GDC 6.302

Navigating a career fair as big as the CNS career fair can be a daunting task for new and old students alike. It can be even more intimidating when most of the people you meet are of a different culture, values and background than yourself. Join Pinterest and the Minority Alliance in Computer Science (MACS) in a workshop aimed at giving students the tools they need to navigate an environment that might be new or confusing.

Blackbaud Info Session

Date: Sep 9, 2015 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Location: GDC 6.302

There's an energy that's created when smart people gather to do things that will change the world. It's what inspires explorers and entrepreneurs. And it's what inspires us at Blackbaud. Do you want to turn your love for code into a career that matters? Come down to the GDC faculty lounge (6.302) on September 9th from 4:30 - 5:30 PM to learn more about Blackbaud, meet members of the team and enjoy some refreshments! You will have the chance to talk with our Software Developers and discover how they help change the world, one code at a time!

State Farm Tech Talk

Date: Sep 9, 2015 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Location: GDC 1.304

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Google Tech Talk

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

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Resumania - Hosted by CNS Career Services

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

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Apple Lunch with WiCS

Date: Sep 10, 2015 12:00pm - 2:00pm
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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

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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. 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

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 General Meeting

Date: Sep 10, 2015 7:00pm - 8:30pm
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Futher details will be announced to EGaDS members.

Food for Thought with RetailMeNot

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

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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

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

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ConocoPhillips Advanced Data Analytics in Oil and Gas Sector

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

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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

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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: http://apps.cs.utexas.edu/talkschedules/cgi/list_events.cgi

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

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