Conferences & Events

Professional Development

SFU's Dean of Graduate Studies has information regarding professional development opportunities for graduate students relating to career and employment, academic and research, teaching and learning, workplace and professional skills, community and wellness, and other useful information and courses open for graduate students.

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October

Research Commons: Graduate Open Writing Lab–Write Time, Write Space

Date: Fall (Sept - Oct 2017)
Location: SFU Burnaby and SFU Vancouver
See times and room numbers: http://www.lib.sfu.ca/about/branches-depts/rc/services/writing-services#-graduate-open-writing-lab-write-time-write-space

President's Dream Colloquium on Women in Technology: Attracting, Retaining and Promoting Diverse Talent

Date: Fall 2017 Lecture Series and Colloquium Course
Location: SFU's Burnaby and SFU Vancouver
Register:
http://www.sfu.ca/dean-gradstudies/events/dreamcolloquium/DreamColloquium-WomenTech.html

GIS: Advanced GIS II: Vector Analysis in ArcMap

Date: Oct 18, 2017, 1:30–3:00pm
Location: SFU Burnaby, Bennett Library, Lab 2015
URL: http://www.lib.sfu.ca/find/other-materials/data-gis/gis/32625

Going Visual I: Through Complexity with Drawing Basics

Dates: October 18, 2017, 10:00–12:00 noon
Location: SFU Burnaby, AQ 5026
Register: http://www.sfu.ca/tlc/programming/edmedia/2017-fall-gv-i.html

Research Data Management: Clean data

Date: October 19, 2017, 1:30–3:00pm
Location: SFU Burnaby, Bennett Library, Rm 7010, Research Commons
Register: http://www.lib.sfu.ca/help/publish/research-data-management/32655

Thesis Template and Resources

Date: October 19, 2017, 10:30 – 12:30pm
Location: SFU Burnaby, Bennett Library, Rm 7010, Research Commons
Register: http://www.lib.sfu.ca/help/publish/thesis/help/32665

Writing Conversatons: Dressing Up (or Down) Your Writing: Audience, Purpose, and Style
Date: October 20, 2017, 10:30 – 11:30am
Location: SFU Vancouver, Harbour Centre, Rm 7400
Register: http://www.lib.sfu.ca/about/branches-depts/rc/writing/32658

SSHRC-shop II: Review and Revision
Date: October 23, 2017, 1:00 – 2:00pm
Location: SFU Burnaby, Bennett Library, Rm 7010, Research Commons
Register: http://www.lib.sfu.ca/about/branches-depts/rc/services/workshops/32653

Addressing the Elephant in the Room: Grad Student Publication

Dates: October 23, 2017, 10:30–12:30pm
Location: SFU Burnaby, Bennett Library, Rm 7010, Research Commons
Register: http://www.lib.sfu.ca/about/branches-depts/rc/writing/32616

GIS: Georeferencing with ArcMap: Bringing Images and Historical Maps into GIS

Dates: October 24, 2017, 10:30–12:00pm
Location: SFU Burnaby, Bennett Library, Lab 2105
Register: http://www.lib.sfu.ca/find/other-materials/data-gis/gis/32626

Going Visual II: Convey Visual Content with Media

Dates: October 25, 2017, 10:00–12:00 noon
Location: SFU Burnaby, AQ 5026
Register: http://www.sfu.ca/tlc/programming/edmedia/2017-fall-gv-ii.html

President's Dream Colloquium on Women in Technology: Attracting, Retaining and Promoting Diverse Talent
Gender in Research and Product Design

Speaker: Dr. Cathy O'Neil
Dates: October 26, 2017, 6:00–7:00pm
Location: SFU Vancouver, Harbour Centre, Joseph & Rosalie Segal Centre
Register: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/presidents-dream-colloquium-dr-cathy-oneil-tickets-35612186007

Research Data Management: Find Data

Date: October 26, 2017, 1:30–3:00pm
Location: SFU Burnaby, Bennett Library, Rm 7010, Research Commons
Register: http://www.lib.sfu.ca/help/publish/research-data-management/32601

Expressive Speech: Vocal Dynamism in the Classroo

Dates: October 26, 2017, 1:30 - 3:30pm
Location: SFU Burnaby, Halpern Centre 114
Register: http://www.sfu.ca/tlc/programming/voice/psp/2017-fall-ii.html

Writing Conversations: Using and Applying Feedback
Date: October 30, 2017, 1:00 – 2:00pm
Location: SFU Burnaby, Bennett Library, Rm 7010, Research Commons
Register: http://www.lib.sfu.ca/about/branches-depts/rc/writing/32648

Research Data Management: Cryptoarty–Full disk encryption

Date: October 31, 2017, 12:30–1:30pm
Location: SFU Burnaby, Bennett Library, Rm 7200
Register: http://www.lib.sfu.ca/help/publish/research-data-management/32584

Visual Analytics: An Introduction to Using Tableau for Data Visualization
Date: October 31, 2017, 1:30–3:30pm
Location: SFU Burnaby,  Harbour Centre, Rm 1520
Register: http://www.lib.sfu.ca/about/branches-depts/rc/research/software/32607

November

Going Graphic

Dates: November 7, 2017, 1:00 - 3:00 pm
Location: SFU Burnaby, AQ 5029
Register: http://www.sfu.ca/tlc/programming/edmedia/2017-fall-gg.html

Batter Presentations: Building Confidence and Connectivity

Dates: November 9, 2017, 1:30-3:30pm
Location: SFU Burnaby, Halpern Centre 114
Register: http://www.sfu.ca/tlc/programming/voice/psp/2017-fall-iii.html

President's Dream Colloquium on Women in Technology: Attracting, Retaining and Promoting Diverse Talent
Gender Language

Speaker: Dr. Danielle Gaucher
Dates: November 9, 2017, 5:30–6:30pm
Location: SFU Burnaby, Big Data Hub - Applied Sciences Building, Room 10900
Register: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/presidents-dream-colloquium-dr-cathy-oneil-tickets-35612186007

Teaching and Learning Cente: Instructional Skill Workhop

Dates: November 11–13*, 2017, 8:30–5:00pm
Location: SFU Burnaby, Blusson Hall 10021
Register: http://www.sfu.ca/tlc/programming/isw/2017-nov.html

Teaching Dossiers for Graduate Students and Postdoctoral Fellows

Dates: November 15, 2017, 1:00–4:00pm
Location: SFU Burnaby, Education Building 7512
Register: http://www.sfu.ca/tlc/programming/teachingportfolio/2017-fall-grads.html

President's Dream Colloquium on Women in Technology: Attracting, Retaining and Promoting Diverse Talent
Women as Leaders and Innovators

Speaker: Jo Miller
Dates: November 23, 2017, 5:30–6:30pm
Location: SFU Burnaby, Big Data Hub - Applied Sciences Building, Room 10900
Register: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/presidents-dream-colloquium-dr-cathy-oneil-tickets-35612186007

Screencasting: A Simple Way to Create Engaging Videos

Dates: November 30, 2017, 1:00–3:00pm
Location: SFU Burnaby, Education Building 7512
Register: http://www.sfu.ca/tlc/programming/edmedia/2017-fall-screencasting.html

January 2018

Spring 2018 TA/TM Day

Event Date: January 5, 2018 | 8:30–4:00PM
Location: SFU Burnaby Campus, TBA
URL: http://www.sfu.ca/tlc/programming/tatmday/2018-spring-cfp.html

Certificate Program in University Teaching and Learning

Date: January 12 - April 20, 2018 | 9:00–12:00 noon
Location: SFU Burnaby Campus, TBA
URL: http://www.sfu.ca/tlc/programming/cputl/2018-spring.html