Calendar

Jan
10
Mon
2022
CivMin CAREER FAIR
Jan 10 – Jan 28 all-day

Save the dates: 2022 CivMin Career Fair

CivMin Career Fair events are coming this January 2022.
Daily presentations, followed by a Q&A session, will be held during the weeks of
January 10-14, 17-21, 24-28 with noon and 5 p.m. presentations Monday to Thursday, and noon presentations on Fridays.

CivMin Students should watch their email for registration and presenter schedule information the first week of January, a week prior to the start of events.

Career Fair information page link

Jan
24
Mon
2022
Consent Action Week – Jan. 24 – 28, 2022.  
Jan 24 – Jan 28 all-day

The Sexual Violence Prevention and Support Centre is pleased to share our calendar of events for Consent Action Week – Jan. 24 – 28, 2022.  

 Feel free to reshare our posts about #ConsentActionWeek from our InstagramTwitter, and Facebook accounts (we’re @UofTConsent). 

Consent Action Week is an educational initiative created and led by the Ontario University Sexual Violence Network. Held at universities across Ontario, the week is an opportunity for campus communities to create a dialogue about consent, pleasure, healthy relationships, and sexual violence prevention. 

Here are 3 ways you can mark #ConsentActionWeek beginning on Monday: UofT.Me/ConsentAction

  1. Sexy Sexual Health with Samantha Bitty 

We’re talking all about safer sex, self-confidence, flirting, deconstructing heteronormative sex, and more with the help of videos from incredible sexual health educator samantha bitty. We’ll be releasing new videos every day of the week. Stay tuned – videos will be posted on our YouTube channel, with additional explainers on our other social channels @UofTConsent.  

  1. Healing Hearts Survivor Group: Consent and Pleasure 

Register for this virtual drop-in group for sexual violence survivors of all genders on Jan. 26, from 2 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. ET. This week’s session is all about consent and pleasure, and will include a reflection activity and conversation with a community of survivors. Healing Hearts is a monthly drop-in group, you can learn more about upcoming sessions on our website under Upcoming Programming. 

  1. Stories Spark Change: Roxane Gay in Conversation with Eternity Martis 

Join internationally renowned author Roxane Gay in conversation with Eternity Martis on Jan. 27 from 6:30 p.m. – 8 p.m. ET for an in-depth conversation about how we, as survivors, can reclaim our story and push back against shame to create space for healing. Stories Spark Change is an opportunity to explore letting go of guilt and blame, knowing that sexual violence is never our fault. This night will be a celebration of healing, self-love, and pleasure.

Jan
27
Thu
2022
POSTPONED – Distinguished Lecture with Prof. Derek Elsworth -POSTPONED
Jan 27 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

POSTPONED 

 

  • EXACT TIMING – TBD
  • LOCATION – TBD

The Department of Civil & Mineral Engineering
Distinguished Lecture Series

Presents

Professor Derek Elsworth

Penn State

 

REGISTRATION AVAILABLE CLOSER TO DATE
(Lecture hall and/or Zoom link will be sent out via email the morning of the event)

TROOST ILEAD – Conflict Resolution + Feedback: Tools for Challenging Conversation
Jan 27 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Conflict Resolution + Feedback: Tools for Challenging ConversationJanuary 27 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pmConflict is a natural part of teamwork and can be frustrating to resolve without the proper tools. Join this workshop to uncover how you respond to conflict, learn how to better meet the underlying needs of intercultural teams, and leave with strategies to help you engage in useful and honest feedback.

Roxane Gay in Conversation with Eternity Martis
Jan 27 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
I’m pleased to share that next Thursday, Jan. 27, the Sexual Violence Prevention and Support Centre is co-hosting a free, virtual event with internationally renowned author Roxane Gay, in conversation with Eternity Martis.
This event will explore how survivors of sexual violence can reclaim our story and push back against shame to create space for healing. Stories Spark Change is an opportunity to explore letting go of guilt and blame, and to accept that sexual violence is never our fault. This night will be a celebration of healing, self-love, and pleasure.
 
Registration is free to all UofT students, and community members who are interested in attending can add themselves to the waitlist.
 
Register nowUpcoming Programming – Sexual Violence Prevention & Support Centre (utoronto.ca)

Stories Spark Change is part of Consent Action Week, an educational initiative held during the last week of January at universities across Ontario. This event will be co-hosted by Ryerson University, Laurier University, Carleton University, Queen’s University, McMaster University, University of Guelph, University of Windsor, University of Toronto, and York University. 

Please share our social posts about it on TwitterInstagram, and Facebook

Thanks,

Kate Hawkins (she/her)

Education and Communications Coordinator

Sexual Violence Prevention and Support Centre

University of Toronto

SBN Workshop: Energy Modelling and Cost Estimates
Jan 27 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Energy Modelling and Cost Estimates

Event date and time: January 27th, 2022 at 7pm (EST)

Description/Caption:

This one-hour workshop on January 27th, 7-8pm (EST) by Christian Cianfrone; Director of Decarbonization at EllisDon, will introduce participants to basic building energy consumption modeling and cost estimates for the energy retrofit in buildings.

The workshop is open to anyone that is interested, even if you do not have plans to participate in SBC.

Sign up form: https://forms.gle/qyUarwQgy6z2MXDRA

Zoom Meeting ID: 886 9153 3476

https://utoronto.zoom.us/j/88691533476

 

Please feel free to reach out to SBN with any questions: sbnuoft@gmail.com

Stay tuned for more workshops by Leading Industry professionals and get a chance to interact with them.

  • SBN: Sustainable Buildings Network
    • this is the name of our club! Officially it says “University of Toronto Chapter” at the end of it (SBN UofT), but we keep it SBN for short
  • SBC: Sustainable Buildings Challenge
    • this is a design challenge where teams of 4 will tackle a building retrofit combining technical problem-solving skills along with policy ideation.
Here is a little blurb as to what SBN is about:
The Sustainable Buildings Network (SBN) is an association of Undergraduate and Graduate students interested in fields related to sustainable buildings and building energy. SBN creates a collaborative environment to bring together building-focused sustainability students, faculty, and staff across campuses. The Sustainable Buildings Network facilitates the exchange of ideas between people and fields to promote the idea of sustainable buildings as a cross-disciplinary field, and to increase inclusivity in sustainable buildings.
 
Social media platforms: 
Instagram: @sbnuoft
SBN Workshop: Energy Modelling and Cost Estimates
Jan 27 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Energy Modelling and Cost Estimates

Event date and time: January 27th, 2022 at 7pm (EST)

Description/Caption:

This one-hour workshop on January 27th, 7-8pm (EST) by Christian Cianfrone; Director of Decarbonization at EllisDon, will introduce participants to basic building energy consumption modeling and cost estimates for the energy retrofit in buildings.

The workshop is open to anyone that is interested, even if you do not have plans to participate in SBC.

Sign up form: https://forms.gle/qyUarwQgy6z2MXDRA

Zoom Meeting ID: 886 9153 3476

https://utoronto.zoom.us/j/88691533476

 

Please feel free to reach out to SBN with any questions: sbnuoft@gmail.com

Stay tuned for more workshops by Leading Industry professionals and get a chance to interact with them.

  • SBN: Sustainable Buildings Network
    • this is the name of our club! Officially it says “University of Toronto Chapter” at the end of it (SBN UofT), but we keep it SBN for short
  • SBC: Sustainable Buildings Challenge
    • this is a design challenge where teams of 4 will tackle a building retrofit combining technical problem-solving skills along with policy ideation.
Here is a little blurb as to what SBN is about:
The Sustainable Buildings Network (SBN) is an association of Undergraduate and Graduate students interested in fields related to sustainable buildings and building energy. SBN creates a collaborative environment to bring together building-focused sustainability students, faculty, and staff across campuses. The Sustainable Buildings Network facilitates the exchange of ideas between people and fields to promote the idea of sustainable buildings as a cross-disciplinary field, and to increase inclusivity in sustainable buildings.
 
Social media platforms: 
Instagram: @sbnuoft
Jan
28
Fri
2022
DATA PRIVACY DAY: Impact of evolving technology and privacy laws in higher education
Jan 28 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

As part of the Data Privacy Day campaign, U of T’s Information Technology Services (ITS) division is hosting a one-hour virtual panel event: Impact of evolving technology and privacy laws in higher education. Attendees will hear from subject matter experts from legal, cyber security and privacy sectors and have the opportunity to ask questions in a live Q&A session.    

Rafael Eskenazi, Director, Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Office, will moderate the panel featuring: 

  • Ashley Langille, Information Privacy Analyst, University of Toronto (U of T)
  • Carlos Chalico, IT Risk and Privacy Consultant, EY & Instructor, School of Continuing Studies, U of T
  • Daniel Michaluk, Information Security and Privacy Lawyer & Partner, Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Deyves Fonseca, Associate Director, Information Security Operations, U of T

Register for the event at: https://its.eve.utoronto.ca/home/events/2230.  

Participants will have a chance to win one of two $50 U of T Bookstore gift cards. More information about the campaign is available on Security Matters.

Jan
31
Mon
2022
DEADLINE TO APPLY: ECIC
Jan 31 all-day

We are inviting you to join this year’s Electrical Contracting Innovation Challenge (ECIC). For context, the ECIC is hosted by Canadian Electrical Contractors Association (CECA)’s parent organization for North America, NECA and is attended annually by our student organization.

For the last three years, we have consecutively been awarded top three amongst other American universities. A large part of our success comes from having multi-disciplinary students come together to share their perspectives, and create effective proposals. We would like for you to consider joining our team this year; it’s an awesome opportunity to learn about reviewing electrical and controls systems drawings, and sharpen your resume!
Application deadline: Monday, January 31
https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdLx2Q3_jtWhsQNCfe8lewOrJFxZviFEoe3sVCG_6kX9YklJg/viewform

DEADLINE: Apply for Hack the Globe – Canada’s first multidisciplinary, social impact hackathon
Jan 31 all-day

Join 300+ bright, passionate students in building innovative solutions to the most pressing global development challenges. 

This March, Hack the Globe, returns with the Boston Consulting GroupGoogleMaRSLeague of InnovatorsGeorgian, and international NGOs – previous partners have included Bill & Melinda Gates FoundationWorld Health OrganizationWorld Food ProgrammeSave the Children, and many others. 

Unlike traditional hackathons, teams will have 2 weeks to scope a problem and formulate an idea for a tech-based social enterprise while working with topic experts from leading global NGOs and a dedicated team mentor from BCG.

No coding or prior hackathon experience necessary! Put your problem-solving, business acumen, and entrepreneurial spirit to the test!

Apply in a team of 4 or solo by Jan. 31st https://hack.globalspark.world/

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