Events

Apr
13
Wed
Skule Lunch & Learn presents: An Experimentalist’s View on Trusting AI and Its BFF (Data) @ Online event
Apr 13 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

 

U of T Engineering Lunch & Learn

U of T Engineering alumni, join us for this monthly series.

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is now a part of the standard physical scientist’s tool kit, and it is regularly used to discover exciting new materials and processes. But AI is famously fickle, susceptible to data set bias and imbalance, subject to information leakage during training, and reliant on humans to evaluate its performance.

Professor Jason Hattrick-Simpers (MSE) discusses best practices for the implementation of AI techniques in the field of materials science, the challenges and successes of his research, and why he believes that robots can help us learn to better trust AI.

Read the abstracts and register for this free and exclusive event.

May
3
Tue
Disruptors & Dilemmas – The Future of Vaccine Production: Giving Canadian Biomanufacturing a Shot in the Arm @ Online event
May 3 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Disruptors & Dilemmas

5:30 p.m. – Virtual event opens
5:40 p.m. – Disruptors & Dilemmas panel
6:40 p.m. – Q&A
7:00 p.m. – Event ends

Join us on Tuesday, May 3rd for a special edition of Disruptors & Dilemmas, featuring alumni and faculty from U of T Engineering, the Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy, and the University of Toronto Mississauga.

The Future of Vaccine Production: Giving Canadian Biomanufacturing a Shot in the Arm

The COVID-19 pandemic exposed gaps in Canada’s preparedness to address great challenges in the biomanufacturing space, including domestic production of vaccines. Disruptors & Dilemmas asks a panel of multi-disciplinary experts to provide their insights on Canada’s response to COVID-19, and how the fields of chemistry, engineering, and pharmacy are equipped to address future global crises. Through exciting initiatives at the University of Toronto and beyond, our alumni and faculty hold the keys to unlocking the power of Canadian biomanufacturing to ensure that we are a world leader for the next great challenge.

This free virtual speaker panel will be moderated by Claire Kennedy, Co-Chair of the Defy Gravity Campaign and Former Chair of University of Toronto’s Governing Council. Guests will be invited to engage in Q&A with the panelists following the discussion.

Learn about the panelists and register for the event here.

Jun
16
Thu
Spring Convocation Ceremony @ Convocation Hall
Jun 16 @ 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm

 

exterior of Convocation Hall with blue convocation banners hanging between columns

Congratulations to the graduating EngSci class of 2T2 and 2T1 PEY!

We look forward to celebrating this important milestone with you at Spring Convocation 2022.

Please find full details on the Convocation website.

#UofTGrad22

EngSci Convocation Reception @ U of T St. George campus
Jun 16 @ 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm

exterior of Convocation Hall with blue convocation banners hanging between columns

Graduating students from the EngSci class of 2T2 and 2T1 PEY, join us for a special reception after your Convocation Ceremony!

The event will include award presentations and a chance to celebrate with classmates, family, professors, and staff.

Look for your invitation in your inbox in May!

Nov
30
Wed
SAVE THE DATE: Disruptors & Dilemmas @ The Faculty Club
Nov 30 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

 

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Disruptors & Dilemmas in the next evolution of U of T Engineering’s highly successful alumni panel series, BizSkule. As U of T Engineering alumni continue to evolve and innovate, Disruptors & Dilemmas seeks to address today’s biggest issues by featuring alumni and friends, discussing innovative solutions for the future. D&D encompasses the global reach of the work being done by engineers, as well as welcome perspectives in associated industries such as business, law, healthcare, and public policy.

Details of this event will be announced soon on the U of T Engineering Alumni website.

 

Jun
20
Tue
Spring Convocation Ceremony @ Convocation Hall
Jun 20 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

 

exterior of Convocation Hall with blue convocation banners hanging between columns

Congratulations to the graduating EngSci class of 2T3 and 2T2 PEY!

We look forward to celebrating this important milestone with you at Spring Convocation 2023.

Please find full details on the Convocation website.

#UofTGrad23

EngSci Convocation Reception @ U of T St. George campus
Jun 20 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

photo of five students showing off their iron rings to the camera at the EngSci Convocation Reception 2022

Graduating students from the EngSci class of 2T3 and 2T2 PEY, join us for a special reception after your Convocation Ceremony!

The event will include award presentations and a chance to celebrate with classmates, family, professors, and staff.

Look for your invitation in your inbox in May!

Apr
12
Fri
Disruptors & Dilemmas presents: AI advances in health care @ online, link to be sent after registration
Apr 12 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

link to Disruptors & Dilemmas event

The global health care landscape is facing unprecedented challenges, including an aging population, increasing rates of chronic disease and workforce shortages. The need for efficient, equitable and patient-centered systems has never been more important.  

Artificial intelligence has the potential to revolutionize health care by optimizing workflows, improving diagnostics, creating personalized treatment plans and paving the way for novel applications such as virtual assistants, robotic surgery and predictive analytics.  

How is artificial intelligence already being used and what new applications are being explored? What challenges and biases exist for implementation in our current systems? Join us as three experts weigh in on how AI is shaping the future of health care and how interdisciplinary collaboration is key to driving innovation.

This event is co-hosted by: University of Toronto Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering, Faculty of Arts & Science, Rotman School of Management, and Temerty Faculty of Medicine

About the Disruptors and Dilemmas speaker series

Disruptors & Dilemmas in the next evolution of U of T Engineering’s highly successful alumni panel series, BizSkule. As U of T Engineering alumni continue to evolve and innovate, Disruptors & Dilemmas seeks to address today’s biggest issues by featuring alumni and friends, discussing innovative solutions for the future. D&D encompasses the global reach of the work being done by engineers, as well as welcome perspectives in associated industries such as business, law, healthcare, and public policy.

Jun
18
Tue
EngSci Convocation Reception @ U of T St. George campus
Jun 18 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

a group of male and female graduates holding up photo booth signs during EngSci's Convocation Reception

Graduating students from the EngSci class of 2T4 and 2T3+PEY, join us for a special reception before your Convocation Ceremony!

The event will include award presentations and a chance to celebrate with classmates, family, professors, and staff.

Look for your invitation in your inbox in June!

Spring Convocation Ceremony @ Convocation Hall
Jun 18 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

 

exterior of Convocation Hall with blue convocation banners hanging between columns

Congratulations to the graduating EngSci class of 2T4 and 2T3+PEY!

We look forward to celebrating this important milestone with you at Spring Convocation 2024.

Please find full details on the Convocation website.

Can’t make it to the ceremony in person?  Watch the livestream on the Convocation website.

#UofTGrad24