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Computer Science 50th Anniversary Hardware EventExport this event to calendar

Tuesday, July 4, 2017 — 10:00 AM EDT

The David R. Cheriton School of Computer Science invites you to attend a celebration of our computing legacy. The lectures feature key players in the history of computing at Waterloo.

Trevor Grove demonstrating the SuperPET

Trevor Grove explains how the Waterloo SuperPet was developed.

Presentations

How — and why — the MFCF came to be, why the bun was selected, and related tales from the crypt
Eric Manning, F.IEEE, FEIC, P.Eng [ret], & Professor and Dean Emeritus, University of Victoria Engineering Founding Director, University of Waterloo ICR

Why hardware matters: From the red room to the Computer Museum
Scott Campbell, Director, Centre for Society, Technology and Values, University of Waterloo

University of Waterloo SuperPET development: A view from the trenches
Trevor Grove, University of Waterloo Computer Museum, University of Waterloo

This event will take place in DC 1302, from 10:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. A reception will follow the presentations.

Registration is necessary. Please visit Eventbright to reserve your spot.

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