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26th IEEE Requirements Engineering 2018 (RE’18) Conference

Monday, April 16th, 2018


Title: 26th IEEE Requirements Engineering 2018 (RE’18) Conference
Date: August 20-24, 2018
Location: The Banff Centre, Banff, AB
Details: Website 


The 26th IEEE Requirements Engineering 2018 (RE’18) conference will be held in Banff, Alberta, Canada during week August 20 to 24, 2018. RE’18 will offer an extensive program of interest to academia, government and industry. It will include three distinguished keynote speakers and three conference days full of papers, panels, posters and demos. Two days of workshops as well as doctoral symposium offer forums for participants to present cutting-edge techniques and approaches in particular fields. On top of all that, we will have a focus on industry participation and industry-academia interaction. We will run an Industry Day, will have a Industry Innovation track as well as a series of exciting tutorials to develop skills in requirements engineering practices being of particular interest to industry. The conference’s Industry Day will bring together entrepreneurs across industry sectors, who are navigating the expectations, challenges and opportunities of today’s ever-evolving requirements engineering ecosystem. Industry Day sessions explore practical experiences in managing requirements and measuring success, while provoking participant discussion and encouraging interaction.

Call for Participation: International Symposium on Bid Data Management and Analytics, BIDMA 2018

Monday, April 16th, 2018


Title: International Symposium on Bid Data Management and Analytics, BIDMA 2018 Call for Participation
Date: April 24-25, 2018
Time: 8:30am-5:30pm
Location: University of Calgary Downtown Campus, Event Center a
Details: Program – Registration – Website

The organizing committee is delighted to invite you to BIDMA 2018, the third International Symposium on Big Data Management and Analytics to be held on magnificent Canadian prairies land and Rocky Mountains foothill in Calgary on April 24-25, 2018. Symposium on big data management and analytics aims to bring together leading experts from academia and industry to discuss effective and efficient approaches in dealing with the inherent complexity and increasing demands in “Data Science”, aka all aspects related to Big Data.


Session 1: Big Data Analytics and Visualization

Session 2: Data Mining and Big Data Algorithms

Session 3: Business Data Analysis

Session 4: Big Data in Health

Session 5: Network Data Analysis

Session 6: Big Data in Education

Session 7: Big Data Applications

Women in Data Science

Tuesday, February 20th, 2018


Title: Women in Data Science
Date: March 5, 2018
Time: 8:30-5pm
LocationGallery Hall, Taylor Family Digital Library, University of Calgary

The Schulich School of Engineering at the University of Calgary, IEEE Women in Engineering, and IEEE Computer Chapter of the Southern Alberta Section (SAS) are proud to host a satellite event for the annual Women in Data Science (WiDS) conference held at Stanford University!

Everyone is welcome!

Join us to:

  • learn about the latest developments and trends in data science from the leading experts in the global and local industry
  • network with other industry professionals and researchers
  • Meet with researchers of similar interests
  • Receive feedback from experts and other researchers on your work

Call for Poster Presentations:

Female professionals and researchers from related science and engineering disciplines are welcome to submit their work for interactive (poster) presentation at the WiDS event. Interested participants shall send a short abstract (maximum 250 words) of their work to the conference committee via email at by February 23, 2018. Authors of accepted abstracts are expected to prepare and print a poster of size A1 (59.4 x 84.1 cm) using the template provided by the committee.

Best Poster Award: The winners of the Best Poster Awards are announced during the closing ceremony of the WiDS Event and will receive $300, $200 and $100 bursaries.


International Symposium on Big Data Management and Analytics (BIDMA) 2017

Sunday, April 2nd, 2017


Title: International Symposium on Big Data Management and Analytics (BIDMA) 2017
Date: April 17-18, 2017
Time: 9-5pm
Location: University of Calgary, MacEwan Conference Center; Room: Cassio A & B
Details: Website – Registration

Microsoft Azure Workshop

Monday, February 22nd, 2016


Title: Microsoft Azure Workshop
Date: March 5, 2016
Time: 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
Location: University of Calgary, ICT319
Details: Registration

Microsoft Online Resume Workshop

Monday, February 22nd, 2016


Title: Microsoft Online Resume Workshop
Date: March 4, 2016
Time: 4:00 – 6:00 pm
Location: University of Calgary, ICT516
Details: Registration

2016 International Symposium on Big Data Management and Analytics (BIDMA)

Thursday, January 28th, 2016


Title: 2016 International Symposium on Big Data Management and Analytics (BIDMA)
Date: March 13-16, 2016
Time: 6:30 pm
Location: University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Details: Flyer – Website

Intelligent Data Analytics Workshop

Saturday, February 28th, 2015


Title: Intelligent Data Analytics Workshop
Date: March 27, 2015
Time: 1 – 5 pm
LocationUniversity of Calgary Downtown Campus, Event Center C
Details: Flyer – Registration

Putting the Science into a Scientific Software Development Process

Monday, August 13th, 2012


Title: Putting the Science into a Scientific Software Development Process
Date: September 24, 2012
Time: 2:00 – 3:00 pm
Location: ICT 516, University of Calgary
Details: Flyer

Game Software Engineering: Agile Development of Computer Games

Wednesday, December 28th, 2011


Date: December 6, 2011

Time: 5-6:30 pm

Location: University of Calgary

Speakers: Paul Gheran and Richard Jaquish,