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October 2016
Free

Waterloo Arts Distinguished Lecture in Economics

October 6, 2016 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Theatre of Arts, ML,

Waterloo Arts is pleased to present this distinguished lecture series with a focus on economics and its impact on society and individuals. Each year the Department of Economics invites a distinguished scholar to present a lecture on the state of the art in a field of economic research, giving students from various disciplines a special opportunity to enhance their understanding of economics. The University community and members of the public are warmly invited to attend the lectures - and encouraged to engage with…

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Free

Free Professional Photoshoot

October 18, 2016 @ 4:30 pm - 7:00 pm
RCH 309 & 308, 200 University Ave West
Waterloo, Ontario N2L 3G1 Canada
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We will be hosting a FREE professional photoshoot on October 18th from 4:30 - 7:00 in the Hagey Hall Arts Student Space Lobby. Spaces are limited so make sure to sign up on doodle to reserve your spot! http://doodle.com/poll/4t9z2hwsrbmuv273

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$25 - $35

The Confederation Club Luncheon

October 20, 2016 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Crowne Plaza Hotel, 105 King St. E.
Kitchener, Ontario N2G 2K8
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The Confederation Club Proudly Welcomes Our October 20, 2016 Guest Speaker: Dr. Barry Kay, Political Science Department, Wilfrid Laurier University “US Electoral Dysfunction 2016” The United States prides itself as the greatest and most powerful country in the world.  How did Donald Trump and Hilary Clinton wind up as the leading contenders for the Presidency, and what are the implications for Canada?  Dr. Barry Kay is a renowned expert on political affairs and elections, has made numerous well-received presentations at past…

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MIT Sloan Masters of Finance and Masters of Business Analytics Information Session

October 25, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Tatham Center, Room 1208 + Google Map

Are you interested in doing a deep dive in finance or business analytics?  Join an MIT Sloan admissions representative over lunch and learn about two of our specialized masters programs.  Here how innovation, collaboration, and global impact are at the heart of the MIT Sloan mission.  Learn about MIT Sloan, program components, and the application process for each program.   The session will focus on two specialized masters programs – Masters of Finance and Masters of Business Analytics.   MIT…

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October General Meeting

October 27, 2016 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
HH227, 200 University Ave West
Waterloo, Ontario N2L 3G1 Canada
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Come out and meet other members in the UW Economics Society! - Free food provided - Mentorship for coop and courses - Resume and cover letter critique - make tons of new friends

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November 2016
Free

R Tutorial instructed by Dr. Pierre Chaussé

November 7, 2016 @ 5:30 am - 7:30 pm
MC 4063, 200 University Ave West
Waterloo, Ontario N2L 3G1 Canada
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UW Econ Soc is hosting a R Tutorial instructed by Dr. Pierre Chaussé November 7th from 5:30 - 7:30pm in MC 4063. Come with all your R questions! Topics Covered: 1. Introduction: What is R? 2 Basic Concepts 3 Simple Statistical Analysis 4 Simulations: An Introduction 5 Ordinary Least Squares 6 Generalized Least Squares 7 Time Series: An Introduction A little bit of Financial Econometrics 8 GMM, TSLS, IV 9 Binary Response Models

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$25 - $35

The Confederation Club Luncheon- Perrin Beatty, President of Canadian Chamber of Commerce

November 14, 2016 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Crowne Plaza Hotel, 105 King St. E.
Kitchener, Ontario N2G 2K8
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        Since 1925, the Canadian Chamber of Commerce has connected businesses of all sizes from all sectors and from all regions of the country to advocate for public policies that will foster a strong, competitive environment that benefits businesses, communities and families across Canada.  The presentation will focus on current topics like the Trans Pacific Partnership and other trade agreements, and the Chamber's advocacy efforts.         The Honorable Perrin Beatty PC, is the President and…

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Student Seminar: Explore Public Policy Issues

November 19, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Delta Hotels by Marriott Waterloo, 110 Erb St W
Waterloo, Ontario N2L 0C6 Canada
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Students - do you have an interest in the economy, business, or critical issues of the day? Please join Fraser Institute for a day of fun-filled discussion and inquiry – free of charge. Listen to high profile business leaders, academics, and leading policy experts give presentations on a variety of topics, ask questions, and then further examine the ideas presented with your peers in lively discussion groups. Complimentary return chartered bus services available for students from Guelph and London!   …

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Free

Graduate School Showcase

November 21, 2016 @ 5:30 pm - November 24, 2016 @ 6:30 pm
RCH 309 & 308, 200 University Ave West
Waterloo, Ontario N2L 3G1 Canada
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After undergrad what types of programs are available for Econ majors and enthusiasts? Is my only option an MBA? What's an MFE? Join us between November 21- 24 during our Graduate School Showcase to find out the answers to these questions and more. This is an opportunity to speak to school reps, students currently exploring these pathways, and to learn more about some of the grad school options available to you!

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January 2017

Winter semester starts

January 3
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