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Chapel Hill, NC United States

February 2016

TCSDLS – Michael Wellman

February 29, 2016 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
011 Sitterson Hall (SN011), 201 S. Columbia St.
Chapel Hill, NC United States
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Title TBD Michael Wellman Professor, University of Michigan Abstract An abstract will be shared at a later date. Biography A speaker biography will be shared at a later date.. Faculty Host Jon Doyle (NCSU) This talk will be hosted at N.C. State University and broadcast live in 011 Sitterson Hall via the NC-REN network.

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March 2016

Art Mahoney – “Wireless Magnetic Devices and Needlesized Tentacles Inside the Body: Robots That Help Surgeons Save Lives”

March 9, 2016 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
011 Sitterson Hall (SN011), 201 S. Columbia St.
Chapel Hill, NC United States
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Art Mahoney Vanderbilt University Wednesday, March 9 4:00 p.m. in SN011 Wireless Magnetic Devices and Needlesized Tentacles Inside the Body: Robots That Help Surgeons Save Lives Abstract Robotic technology has transformed the operating room by giving surgeons access to confined regions of the human body with dexterity as good as their own hands. But there are still areas of the human body that surgeons consider to be “inoperable” in a safe way. This talk is about emerging robotic technologies that…

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Career Connections: Capgemini Info Session

March 9, 2016 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
011 Sitterson Hall (SN011), 201 S. Columbia St.
Chapel Hill, NC United States
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Capgemini will be in Sitterson introducing their Chicago based company as well as their opportunities. See their position listed in Careerolina. Apply by March 1st to be considered for an on-campus interview on March 10th! https://careers.unc.edu/students/resources/careerolina Position #786480// RSVP for the info session here: https://unc.az1.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_0TJ3umVvIz9mmoZ  

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Ryan Huang – “Toward Understanding and Dealing with Failures in Modern Systems”

March 21, 2016 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
011 Sitterson Hall (SN011), 201 S. Columbia St.
Chapel Hill, NC United States
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Ryan Huang University of California, San Diego Monday, March 21 4:00 p.m. in SN011 Toward Understanding and Dealing with Failures in Modern Systems Abstract Many of the services we use everyday now run in data centers or mobile devices. However, building systems in these modern platforms to provide reliable services is difficult. This is evidenced by the fact that despite the large amount of work put into reliability, all modern systems (i.e., cloud and mobile) continue to experience million­dollar outages…

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Mohit Bansal – “Structured Learning of World Knowledge for Natural Language Semantics”

March 23, 2016 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
011 Sitterson Hall (SN011), 201 S. Columbia St.
Chapel Hill, NC United States
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Mohit Bansal Toyota Technological Institute at Chicago Wednesday, March 23 4:00 p.m. in SN011 Structured Learning of World Knowledge for Natural Language Semantics Abstract For autonomous agents to be able to effectively follow instructions and hold conversational dialogue, it is necessary to resolve the various semantic, pragmatic, and common sense ambiguities that exist in everyday language. My research addresses the two fundamental requirements for robust language understanding: leveraging external world knowledge that is missing in standard NLP training datasets, and…

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April 2016

nCINO Info Session and Panel

April 13, 2016 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
011 Sitterson Hall (SN011), 201 S. Columbia St.
Chapel Hill, NC United States
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Come learn about this Wilmington NC startup that is a leader in cloud banking. Visit their website to review opportunities at this growing company. https://www.ncino.com/about/ RSVP here: https://unc.az1.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_8AD6VMZbW7Ew5zT    

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Air Force Info Session

April 14, 2016 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
011 Sitterson Hall (SN011), 201 S. Columbia St.
Chapel Hill, NC United States
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Learn about career and scholarship opportunities with the Air Force at this info session. RSVP Here: https://unc.az1.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_8f88nXyK4et2tkF  

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CIA Info Session

April 20, 2016 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
011 Sitterson Hall (SN011), 201 S. Columbia St.
Chapel Hill, NC United States
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June 2016

Pavel Krajcevski Dissertation Defense

June 23, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
011 Sitterson Hall (SN011), 201 S. Columbia St.
Chapel Hill, NC United States
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Improved Encoding for Compressed Textures Abstract: For the past few decades, graphics hardware has supported mapping a two dimensional image, or texture, onto a three dimensional surface to add detail during rendering. The complexity of modern applications using interactive graphics hardware have created an explosion of the amount of data needed to represent these images. In order to alleviate the amount of memory required to store and transmit textures, graphics hardware manufacturers have introduced hardware decompression units into the texturing…

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July 2016

Tec Talk: Using Git for controlling code revision

July 13, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
011 Sitterson Hall (SN011), 201 S. Columbia St.
Chapel Hill, NC United States
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Gary Bishop of the CS faculty will talk about using Git for controlling code revision. Primarily for programmers, Git can be used to facilitate collaboration between people on any number of documents that are actively being developed. Please use the doodle poll to indicate if you intend to attend any of these talks: http://doodle.com/poll/ei2mt7imcccxree8

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Tec Talk: Phishing

July 20, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
011 Sitterson Hall (SN011), 201 S. Columbia St.
Chapel Hill, NC United States
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David Alexander and Kevin Lanning are scheduled to give a talk on Phishing. This is a very important topic these days as, it is one of the more effective ways to compromise computers and accounts. Please use the doodle poll to indicate if you intend to attend any of these talks: http://doodle.com/poll/ei2mt7imcccxree8

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Tec Talk: Managing VM systems with oVirt

July 27, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
011 Sitterson Hall (SN011), 201 S. Columbia St.
Chapel Hill, NC United States
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David Cowhig, newly with OASIS and the Computer Science Computer Services group, will present on use of oVirt to manage VM systems. oVirt is a free and open Redhat community project. Please use the doodle poll to indicate if you intend to attend any of these talks: http://doodle.com/poll/ei2mt7imcccxree8

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August 2016

Tec Talk: Increasing efficiency using AutoHotKey

August 3, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
011 Sitterson Hall (SN011), 201 S. Columbia St.
Chapel Hill, NC United States
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Mark Snyder with Oasis will talk about increasing efficiency by using AutoHotKey. Find yourself typing the same text over and over? Time to stop doing that. Please use the doodle poll to indicate if you intend to attend any of these talks: http://doodle.com/poll/ei2mt7imcccxree8

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SCIOME – Company Talk

August 31, 2016 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
011 Sitterson Hall (SN011), 201 S. Columbia St.
Chapel Hill, NC United States
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Attention Seniors, Master's and PhDs! SCIOME will be in Sitterson to introduce you to their company and their summer, semester, and year long internships. They also have full time jobs! Free dinner! RSVP Here: https://unc.az1.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_6ihuj7YjVxCwdlH  

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September 2016

LexisNexis Company Session

September 1, 2016 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
011 Sitterson Hall (SN011), 201 S. Columbia St.
Chapel Hill, NC United States
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Come learn about life and opportunities at LexisNexis. Free food! RSVP Here: https://unc.az1.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_5zM0sosO8bMTIZn

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Career Bytes: Don’t Get Left in the Dust- The Job and Internship Search Starts NOW!

September 6, 2016 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
011 Sitterson Hall (SN011), 201 S. Columbia St.
Chapel Hill, NC United States
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The job and internship search starts sooner than you think! Come to this session to learn about all the opportunities you have to make connections with potential employers this semester. Learn strategies that will help you identify opportunities and manage the search. This workshop is especially useful for new CS students or those who have not participated in many recruiting activities.

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GE – Tech Talk

September 6, 2016 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
011 Sitterson Hall (SN011), 201 S. Columbia St.
Chapel Hill, NC United States
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GE will be coming to Sitterson to discuss technology (Topic TBD). Stop in to also hear more about their opportunities: Software Engineers, IT Leaders, Digital Technology Leadership Program, Internships   Food Provided! RSVP here: https://unc.az1.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_4O8ogVhOY7PDU21

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Resumes from a Recruiter’s Perspective -Presented by DB

September 7, 2016 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
011 Sitterson Hall (SN011), 201 S. Columbia St.
Chapel Hill, NC United States
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Join us to learn tips and tricks for writing an effective resume! Bring a current copy of your resume and your laptop if you’d like to make revisions on the spot. We’ll help you see through the eyes of a recruiter and get your resume ready for Career Fair.  Bring your questions and a hungry stomach! RSVP Here: https://unc.az1.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_6QDc63KS6gH01Kt  

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CANCELLED! AIG – Tech Talk

September 8, 2016 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
011 Sitterson Hall (SN011), 201 S. Columbia St.
Chapel Hill, NC United States
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Come meet AIG from Charlotte NC and here about Technology being used in their industry (Topic TBD).    

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Career Bytes: Top Employer Tips-How to ROCK IT at the Tech Fair

September 13, 2016 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
011 Sitterson Hall (SN011), 201 S. Columbia St.
Chapel Hill, NC United States
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Career fairs can be intimidating, but they don’t have to be!  Good preparation is key.  Come to this session to learn about what impresses employers… what doesn’t!  We will help you make a plan so that you can make a great impression that will help you land your next job or internship.

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Career Bytes: How to Gain Resume-Worthy Experience

September 27, 2016 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
011 Sitterson Hall (SN011), 201 S. Columbia St.
Chapel Hill, NC United States
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Have you ever wondered what types of experiences should be on your technical resume? Are you unsure how to find noteworthy experiences? Come to this session and we will discuss how you can take steps to fill your resume with experiences that will impress employers!

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NCino Company Talk

September 28, 2016 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
011 Sitterson Hall (SN011), 201 S. Columbia St.
Chapel Hill, NC United States
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Come to this session to meet NCino, a Wilmington based software company that building banking systems. They have opportunities for Juniors and Seniors but all students are encouraged to attend! RSVP here: https://unc.az1.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_6gmE3cv8HWw2p6J Opportunities: Junior Developer Quality Assurance Engineer Development Intern Quality Assurance Intern  

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October 2016

Red Hat – Company Talk

October 4, 2016 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
011 Sitterson Hall (SN011), 201 S. Columbia St.
Chapel Hill, NC United States
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Come learn about life at Red Hat, a leader in Open-Source software products and #37 on Glassdoor's 'Best Places to Work 2016' list! Hear about Internships with Red Hat Engineering and Jobs in Technical Consulting. Food provided! RSVP Here: https://unc.az1.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_2fBJLtBgLhTq8cJ

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Career Bytes: Nailed it! Behavioral Interviews Exposed

October 11, 2016 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
011 Sitterson Hall (SN011), 201 S. Columbia St.
Chapel Hill, NC United States
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There is more to your interview than coding! Come to this session to learn about some of the most common behavioral questions, strategies to answer those questions, and additional resources and tips to nail the interview!

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IBM Company Talk

October 11, 2016 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
011 Sitterson Hall (SN011), 201 S. Columbia St.
Chapel Hill, NC United States
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Come to this company session and meet some IBMers and learn about opportunities for internship and full-time jobs. RSVP Here: https://unc.az1.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_6L2pgvHceUws7jv

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Infusion Tech Talk: Artificial Intelligence Deep Learning

October 13, 2016 @ 5:30 am - 7:00 pm
011 Sitterson Hall (SN011), 201 S. Columbia St.
Chapel Hill, NC United States
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In the last couple years, a revolution in Artificial Intelligence has captured the public imagination. Google and Facebook are designing systems that understand images well enough to describe them in words. We're entering the era of Deep Learning, a terrifyingly powerful and intimidating set of technologies. Like all frightening technology revolutions, however, empowerment comes from understanding. This talk is about making deep learning understandable enough to not fear. Questions: What is deep learning and how is it related to artificial…

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TCSDLS: Raymond Mooney – “Generating Natural-Language Video Descriptions using LSTM Recurrent Neural Networks”

October 17, 2016 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
011 Sitterson Hall (SN011), 201 S. Columbia St.
Chapel Hill, NC United States
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Speaker: Raymond Mooney, Professor of Computer Science, University of Texas at Austin Title: Generating Natural-Language Video Descriptions using LSTM Recurrent Neural Networks Host School: UNC (Mohit Bansal) Location: SN011 More Details

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Technical Online Portfolio Best Practices with Infusion

October 18, 2016 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
011 Sitterson Hall (SN011), 201 S. Columbia St.
Chapel Hill, NC United States
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Have you ever wondered about whether you should begin creating an online portfolio to share with employers? Have you wondered what should be included or why it's important? Come to this workshop to learn everything you would want to know about online portfolios from the employer's perspective! RSVP Here: https://unc.az1.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_81BFaYQgCbHSwjX

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November 2016

Career Bytes: Navigating Job & Internship Offers

November 1, 2016 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
011 Sitterson Hall (SN011), 201 S. Columbia St.
Chapel Hill, NC United States
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What happens when you get an offer? What if you get more than one offer? This session will cover how to deal with this “good problem to have” as well as other factors you should evaluate before accepting. Resources to help guide you through this process will be provided.

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Epic Games Company Talk

November 2, 2016 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
011 Sitterson Hall (SN011), 201 S. Columbia St.
Chapel Hill, NC United States
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Come to this session to learn for Epic Games employees what it's like to work in the gaming industry and hear about their opportunities for full time and internship.   RSVP Here: https://unc.az1.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_cAQ0KmQJMgcV6wB

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Google Tech Talk for PhDs

November 10, 2016 @ 5:20 pm - 7:00 pm
011 Sitterson Hall (SN011), 201 S. Columbia St.
Chapel Hill, NC United States
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TCSDLS: Jim Kurose – “An Expanding and Expansive View of Computing”

November 14, 2016 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
011 Sitterson Hall (SN011), 201 S. Columbia St.
Chapel Hill, NC United States
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Speaker: Jim Kurose, Distinguished Professor of Information and Computer Sciences, University of Massachusetts Amherst Assistant Director, National Science Foundation, Directorate of Computer & Information Science & Engineering Title: An Expanding and Expansive View of Computing Host School: UNC (Kevin Jeffay) Location: SN011 More Details

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December 2016

TCSDLS: Ramesh Jain – “Computing Personal Lifestyle for Building Health Models”

December 5, 2016 @ 4:00 am - 5:00 pm
011 Sitterson Hall (SN011), 201 S. Columbia St.
Chapel Hill, NC United States
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Speaker: Ramesh Jain, Donald Bren Professor in Information & Computer Sciences, University of California at Irvine Title: Computing Personal Lifestyle for Building Health Models Host School: NCSU (Muninder Singh) Location: 3211 EB2 More Details

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January 2017

Red Ventures Tech Talk- Transition from College to Career

January 17, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
011 Sitterson Hall (SN011), 201 S. Columbia St.
Chapel Hill, NC United States
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Join Red Ventures for a day in the life of a RV Software Engineer. Learn about one of Red ventures engineer's transition from college to red ventures and the impact that he's made. The real world isn't that bad after all!   RSVP Here: https://unc.az1.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_ehQKtEZS41pLBFb

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CANCELLED-IBM Company Talk (Rescheduled on Feb 1st)

January 18, 2017 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
011 Sitterson Hall (SN011), 201 S. Columbia St.
Chapel Hill, NC United States
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Come to this session to learn about IBM's Extreme Blue program as well as opportunities in Cloud Computing Software Development and Cognitive Science.   Pizza will be provided!  

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TCSDLS: Michael Ernst – “Natural Language is a Programming Language”

January 23, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
011 Sitterson Hall (SN011), 201 S. Columbia St.
Chapel Hill, NC United States
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Speaker: Michael Ernst, Professor of Computer Science & Engineering, University of Washington Title: Natural Language is a Programming Language Host School: NCSU Location: 3211 EB2 Host: Kathryn Stolee (ktstolee at ncsu.edu) More Details This talk will be broadcast live in SN011.

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February 2017

IBM Talk-Resume Advice from an IBM Recruiter

February 1, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
011 Sitterson Hall (SN011), 201 S. Columbia St.
Chapel Hill, NC United States
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Interviewing Best Practices Panel

February 7, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
011 Sitterson Hall (SN011), 201 S. Columbia St.
Chapel Hill, NC United States
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This is your chance to ask all the questions you've ever had about the interview process and how to REALLY impress a future employer! Our panel will consist of professionals from 5 different companies who can answer your questions about the preparing, screening, behavioral and technical aspects of interviewing. Come ready with questions and hunger because we'll also have pizza! Panelists: Kait Evans (Infusion) Britt Hykal (Google) Karen Davis (RTI) Cassidy Lamb (NCino) Cory Quammen (Kitware) RSVP here: https://unc.az1.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_4T5TpxDiPhlMYcZ

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AIG Tech Talk

February 8, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
011 Sitterson Hall (SN011), 201 S. Columbia St.
Chapel Hill, NC United States
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  Learn about AIG's 2017 Full Time Technology Analyst Program and their Technology Summer Internship Program RSVP Here: https://unc.az1.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_b7bTq2O65qiH5rv  

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TCSDLS: Jon Kleinberg – “Human Decisions and Machine Predictions”

February 20, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
011 Sitterson Hall (SN011), 201 S. Columbia St.
Chapel Hill, NC United States
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Speaker: Jon Kleinberg, Tisch University Professor, Cornell University Title: Human Decisions and Machine Predictions Host School: Duke (Pankaj Agarwal) Location: LSRC D106 More Details

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The Importance of Diversity in Technology: A Tech Talk with Fidelity

February 21, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
011 Sitterson Hall (SN011), 201 S. Columbia St.
Chapel Hill, NC United States
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Fidelity will be hosting a panel of their senior leaders and UNC alum to discuss the importance of diversity within technology and the workforce today. Also learn about opportunities at Fidelity: Multiple Technical Internships - Nationwide (including Durham, NC; Westlake, TX; Boston, MA; Merrimack, NH; Smithfield, RI) - Freshmen - Junior (all underclassmen) - Systems Analyst - Software Engineer - Software Engineer in Test (Quality Assurance) - Mainframe Engineer - Systems Engineer (Networking and Systems) Leap Technology Development Program -…

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SAS Company Talk

February 28, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
011 Sitterson Hall (SN011), 201 S. Columbia St.
Chapel Hill, NC United States
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RSVP to attend SAS's company info session where you will get the chance to learn more about the various technical internship positions available and meet employees and recruiters. Food will be served so please RSVP here: https://unc.az1.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_bNGBOuz3ZXrGnPf

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March 2017

TCSDLS: Christos Papadimitriou – “The Algorithm as a Scientific World View”

March 6, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
011 Sitterson Hall (SN011), 201 S. Columbia St.
Chapel Hill, NC United States
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Speaker: Christos Papadimitriou, C. Lester Hogan Professor of EECS, University of California at Berkeley Title: The Algorithm as a Scientific World View Host School: Duke (Kamesh Munagala) Location: LSRC D106 More Details

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TCSDLS: Susan Athey – Title TBA

March 20, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
011 Sitterson Hall (SN011), 201 S. Columbia St.
Chapel Hill, NC United States
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Speaker: Susan Athey, The Ethics of Technology Professor, Stanford University Title: TBA Host School: Duke (Vincent Conitzer) Location: LSRC D106 More Details

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April 2017

TCSDLS: Remzi Arpaci-Dusseau – “Measure, Then Build”

April 3, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
011 Sitterson Hall (SN011), 201 S. Columbia St.
Chapel Hill, NC United States
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Speaker: Remzi Arpaci-Dusseau, Professor of Computer Sciences, University of Wisconsin-Madison Title: "Measure, Then Build" Host School: NCSU (Hung-Wei Tseng) Location: 3211 EB2 More Details This talk will be broadcast live in 011 Sitterson Hall.

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September 2017

TCSDLS: Yuanyuan Zhou – “TBA”

September 18, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
011 Sitterson Hall (SN011), 201 S. Columbia St.
Chapel Hill, NC United States
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Speaker: Yuanyuan Zhou, Qualcomm Endowed Chair & Professor of Computer Science and Engineering, University of California, San Diego Title: TBA Host School: UNC (Don Porter) Location: SN011 More Details

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October 2017

WillowTree Info Session

October 10, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
011 Sitterson Hall (SN011), 201 S. Columbia St.
Chapel Hill, NC United States
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Come to 011 Sitterson Hall to learn more about WillowTree and CoreML, meet representatives from the company who can help you get an internship or job, and eat some food. WillowTree is looking to hire iOS Developers, Android Developers, and Mobile Developer Interns.

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NVIDIA Info Session

October 25, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
011 Sitterson Hall (SN011), 201 S. Columbia St.
Chapel Hill, NC United States
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Title: GPU Advances in AI, Scientific Computing, and Mixed Reality Presenters: Steven Molnar, Lars Nyland, Jeff Pool, David Luebke, David Coppit (all from NVIDIA) Abstract: GPU architectures developed as an efficient way to structure the data-parallel computations required to synthesize images in games. It was soon found that important scientific and commercial applications had similar data-parallel characteristics and could be accelerated 50x or more on GPUs. GPUs now enable artificial intelligence in many fields (sometimes at super-human levels) by turning…

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Amazon Tech Talk

October 26, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
011 Sitterson Hall (SN011), 201 S. Columbia St.
Chapel Hill, NC United States
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Representatives from Amazon will be in 011 Sitterson Hall for a tech talk and a company info session.

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November 2017

Indeed Tech Talk

November 15, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
011 Sitterson Hall (SN011), 201 S. Columbia St.
Chapel Hill, NC United States
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Indeed is hiring! Come meet representatives from the company and listen to a tech talk.

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TCSDLS: “Broadening Participation in Computing” – Maria Klawe, Harvey Mudd College

November 20, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
011 Sitterson Hall (SN011), 201 S. Columbia St.
Chapel Hill, NC United States
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December 2017

Chia-Yu (Katy) Kao Dissertation Defense

December 15, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
011 Sitterson Hall (SN011), 201 S. Columbia St.
Chapel Hill, NC United States
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Title: A Deep Learning Architecture for Histology Image Classification Abstract: Over the past decade, deep learning, a machine learning technique, has gained prominence in computer vision because of its outstanding performance in extracting semantics from images. However, in contrast to the natural images, medical histology images have particular structures and contain a wide variety of textures. Analyzing histology images often involves the classification of tissue into states, where most of the tissues have similar texture and structure, but differ between…

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January 2018

Cancelled-Red Ventures Tech Talk

January 18, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
011 Sitterson Hall (SN011), 201 S. Columbia St.
Chapel Hill, NC United States
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This event has been cancelled due to inclement weather. Red Ventures will reschedule this event.

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TCSDLS: “Humans, Machine, and Work: The Future is Now” – Moshe Vardi, Rice University

January 22, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
011 Sitterson Hall (SN011), 201 S. Columbia St.
Chapel Hill, NC United States
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Aqueti Tech Talk

January 23, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
011 Sitterson Hall (SN011), 201 S. Columbia St.
Chapel Hill, NC United States
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Aqueti is looking for Seniors, Masters, and PhD students to join this Tech Talk on Gigapixel Scale Cameras and the Future of Imaging.

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TCSDLS: “TBA” – Avrim Blum, Toyota Technical Institute at Chicago

January 29, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
011 Sitterson Hall (SN011), 201 S. Columbia St.
Chapel Hill, NC United States
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February 2018

Red Ventures Tech Talk

February 13, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
011 Sitterson Hall (SN011), 201 S. Columbia St.
Chapel Hill, NC United States
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Learn about Red Ventures' company culture, mission and available opportunities all while discussing a technical topic. During the tech talk we will walk the students through how to get an exponent.js application up and running and prove how quickly and effectively students can get into mobile development with a cutting edge technology.

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Navy Cyber Warfare Development Group

February 15, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
011 Sitterson Hall (SN011), 201 S. Columbia St.
Chapel Hill, NC United States
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Learn about the Navy Cyber Warfare Development Group as well as available job opportunities.

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Macedon Technologies Tech Talk

February 20, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
011 Sitterson Hall (SN011), 201 S. Columbia St.
Chapel Hill, NC United States
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Junior and Senior focused event where Macedon Technologies will discuss how to "Be more than a Coder".

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March 2018

TCSDLS: “TBA” – Richard Szeliski, Facebook Research

March 26, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
011 Sitterson Hall (SN011), 201 S. Columbia St.
Chapel Hill, NC United States
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April 2018

TCSDLS: “Image Imputation” – Polina Golland, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

April 9, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Chapel Hill, NC United States
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TCSDLS: “Building Neural Network Models That Can Reason” – Chris Manning, Stanford University

April 16, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
011 Sitterson Hall (SN011), 201 S. Columbia St.
Chapel Hill, NC United States
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Undergraduate Research Symposium

April 20, 2018 @ 3:30 pm - 7:00 pm
011 Sitterson Hall (SN011), 201 S. Columbia St.
Chapel Hill, NC United States
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Join us for our celebration of undergraduate research!

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TCSDLS: “Data for Good: Data Science at Columbia University” – Jeanette Wing, Columbia University

April 23, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
011 Sitterson Hall (SN011), 201 S. Columbia St.
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August 2018

Graduate Student Orientation

August 15, 2018 @ 8:30 am - 5:30 pm
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More information, including student forms and a schedule of events, can be found on our Orientation page.

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Graduate Student Orientation & Research Fair

August 15, 2018 @ 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
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January 2019

TCSDLS: Radia Perlman – “Computer Networks: Myths, Missteps, and Mysteries”

January 14, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Capital One Tech Talk: Engineering Microservices for Complex Business Processes

January 22, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
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Join Capital One to learn about Engineering Microservices for Complex Business Processes. 

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February 2019

Google Design Thinking Workshop

February 19, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
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Join Googlers for this Design Thinking workshop! Great for students interested in identifying side projects to build their technical skills. This workshop will help you get your creative juices flowing and brainstorm solid project options. Flyer Google Design Thinking Workshop

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Google PhD Research Talk and Networking Event

February 21, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
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Learn more about research at Google. Network with Googlers. Ideal for graduate level students. Flyer: UNC PhD Info Session

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March 2019

National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency Info Session

March 19, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
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The NGA will host an information session to learn more about job and internship opportunities.

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Women in Tech Week | Movie Night: “Hidden Figures”

March 25, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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Women in Tech Week | Google Presents #IamRemarkable

March 26, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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Women in Tech Week | Capital One Presents “After the Offer: Negotiating & Next Steps”

March 28, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
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April 2019

TCSDLS: Devavrat Shah – “Multi-Dimensional Robust Synthetic Control: Exploring Counterfactuals and Predicting Cricket Scores”

April 15, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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TCSDLS: Margo Seltzer – “Systems Research — Construed Broadly”

April 22, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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August 2019

Graduate Student Orientation and Research Fair

August 14, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
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September 2019

Google Technical Interview Workshop

September 4, 2019 @ 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
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Google Resume Workshop and Recruitment Tips

September 4, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
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Sciome LLC Info Session

September 11, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
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Red Ventures Tech Talk

September 12, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
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TCSDLS: Margaret Martonosi – “Seismic Shifts: Challenges and Opportunities in the “Post-ISA” Era of Computer Systems Design”

September 16, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Speaker: Margaret Martonosi, Princeton University Title: Seismic Shifts: Challenges and Opportunities in the “Post-ISA” Era of Computer Systems Design Host School: UNC (Cynthia Sturton) Location: SN011 More Details

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Facebook: Crush Your Coding Interview

September 19, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
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October 2019

Credit Suisse Info Session

October 2, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
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CapTech Info Session

October 3, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
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Red Hat Tech Talk

October 8, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
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Vigilant Systems Tech Talk

October 8, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
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SAS Tech Talk: Nailing the Application and Interview Process for a Tech Student

October 10, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
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TCSDLS: Gillian Smith – “Computational Craft: Weaving together Computer Science, Design, and Art”

October 21, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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November 2019

Vigilant Systems Info Session

November 6, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
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Sandia Labs Tech Talk

November 13, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
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December 2019

CANCELED – TCSDLS: Christopher Re, Stanford University – “If You Want to Be Rich, Get a Lot of Money: Theory and Systems for Weak Supervision”

December 2, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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TCSDLS: Gul Agha – “Scalable Formal Methods”

December 16, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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January 2020

Vanguard Career Preparation Workshop: Building Professional Presence for Technical Interviews

January 15, 2020 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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February 2020

TCSDLS: Kathleen McKeown, Columbia University

February 3, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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CS Undergraduate Research Advising Workshop

February 4, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Join us for the Undergraduate Research Advising session, where faculty members, current graduate students, and undergraduate student researchers will answer questions, share personal experiences and advice related to undergraduate research and applying to graduate school. Event Agenda: Faculty Panel - Getting Involved in Undergraduate Research Student Panel - Undergraduate Research Experiences and Transition to Graduate School Graduate Admissions Process Presentation Q&A Get all your questions answered and get a jump start on getting involved in research! RSVP required. 

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TCSDLS: Hany Farid – “Digital Forensics: From Photoshop to Deep Fakes”

February 10, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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CIA Careers in Computer Science Tech Talk

February 18, 2020 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
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Come learn more about exciting careers in cyber intelligence and beyond from the CIA!

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CapTech Consulting Career Preparation Workshop: Behavioral Interviewing

February 20, 2020 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
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March 2020

TCSDLS: “Two Research Stories” – Martin Rinard

March 2, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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