Events

No matter if you’re a recent grad, retiree or somewhere in-between, connect with like-minded alumni all year long.

Upcoming Alumni Events

Looking to learn something new or have fun with your former classmates? We’ve got something going on for you!

Idea Igniters: Gender and Equity | Feb. 27, 2019

Idea Igniters: Gender and Equity | Feb. 27, 2019

Time: Doors open at 6 p.m.
Cost: Free
Location: Central Library

Join UCalgary researchers and Chancellor Deborah Yedlin in a public conversation exploring the evolution of gender and equity in our society.
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History Matters: Hitler’s Fake News | March 3

History Matters: Hitler’s Fake News | March 3

Time: 2 – 3:30 p.m. MST
Location: Central Library

Cost: Free

Learn how political debate can be undermined by examining Nazi propaganda and allied psychological warfare. Led by Dr. Annette Timm, Professor of History, UCalgary.
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Stories to Hear: Exploring Identity and Mental Health | March 5

Stories to Hear: Exploring Identity and Mental Health | March 5

Time: Event begins at 11.30am MST
Location: MacEwan Hall A & B
Cost: Free

Join the University of Calgary for a progress event on the Campus Mental Health Strategy, featuring talks by artists Ian Campeau and Vivek Shraya, a wellness fair, and a selection of workshops and facilitated sessions across campus. 
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Haskayne Hour | Cannabis: Is there an impact on the workplace? | March 6

Haskayne Hour | Cannabis: Is there an impact on the workplace? | March 6

Time: 7:15 – 8:30 a.m. MST
Location: Downtown Campus, 906 8th Avenue SW
Cost: $35 (includes breakfast buffet)

Join Dr. Charl Els, clinical professor, Department of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Alberta; Stephen Joudry, Lieutenant-Colonel, Chief of Staff, 41 Canadian Brigade Group, Canadian Armed Forces; and Sigfrid Santiago, BSc’98, manager, Health and Industrial Hygiene, TransCanada, for an engaging discussion.
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Dig In! Imposter Syndrome | March 7, 2019

Dig In! Imposter Syndrome | March 7, 2019

Time: 7 – 8:30 a.m.
Cost: $10, includes coffee and breakfast
Locations: Phil & Sebastian Coffee Roasters, 102 8 (Stephen) Ave S.W. 

Imposter Syndrome can affect your job satisfaction and career advancement, not to mention the toll it takes on mental health. Imagine breaking through this endless cycle of self-doubt to confidently thrive at work and in life. Join us at Dig In! on March 7 to discover how to use mindfulness to cultivate a courageous sense of self-compassion.
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Webinar: Women in Politics: Access, Impact and Outcomes | March 7

Webinar: Women in Politics: Access, Impact and Outcomes | March 7

Time: 12 – 1 p.m. MST
Location: Online
Cost: Free

In this webinar, UCalgary scholars will examine the effects women have on legislative agendas and political landscapes, the obstacles they encounter and what needs to change to achieve gender equality in politics.
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Some Sober Second Thoughts: Debunking the myths and clarifying the impact of Bill C-69 | March 7

Some Sober Second Thoughts: Debunking the myths and clarifying the impact of Bill C-69 | March 7

Time: 12 – 2 p.m. MST
Location: Murray Fraser Hall Calgary, AB T2N 4V8 
Cost: Free
Proponents claim Bill C-69 will streamline environmental assessments, providing certainty for industry and a greater voice for Canadians. Critics call it a “nail in the coffin” for the oil and gas industry. With the controversial legislation now under senate review, we ask what would the legislation really change, and how could it be improved?

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Stewardship, Sustainability and Ethics | March 14

Stewardship, Sustainability and Ethics | March 14

Time: 4:30 – 7 p.m. MST
Location: MacEwan Hall A
Cost: Free (includes vegetarian meal)

Human modernization has led to massive changes to our planet: climate change, biodiversity loss and ecosystem degradation. Often the discussion is around who is to blame, but this is not productive and we need to move forward with a solutions-focused discussion of the ethical, moral and legal obligations to build a resilient and sustainable planet for present and future generations. Learn more about the ethical changes that are required to foster effective land stewardship and environmental citizenship. UCalgary Alumni is proud to support this event.
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Links and Drinks: World Wide Work | March 14

Links and Drinks: World Wide Work | March 14

Time: 6 – 9 p.m.
Location: Caffe Trieste, the CORE Shopping Centre
Cost: $10, includes one drink and appetizers

Imagine making a living while you explore the world. To help kick your journey off on the right foot, alumni who are thriving in careers that take them on the road will share their top tips and hacks at the next Links and Drinks!
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Webinar: Emotional Intelligence: The No. 1 Employment Skill | March 20, 2019

Webinar: Emotional Intelligence: The No. 1 Employment Skill | March 20, 2019

Time: 12 – 1 p.m. MST
Cost: Free
Location: Online

The influence emotions have on your career is increasing, with the World Economic Forum listing emotional intelligence as one of the top 10 skills that employers will require by 2020. Discover how emotional intelligence can help you stand out in the workforce and start developing this skillset today!
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Event Series

Idea Exchange

What makes a good idea? They are fueled by passion, transformational and deliver value. Join us in Calgary and across North America for lively, expert-led discussions to explore ideas that challenge our perceptions and push boundaries.

Dig In!

Dig in to the most important meal and interesting topics of the day. Join your fellow alumni for breakfast and an intimate and interactive discussion examining innovation and technology, hot topics and trends, and more. 

Links and Drinks

Hey, graduates of the last decade — we know you’re looking to make connections and learn some important career- and life-hacks. But who says you can’t do both while having a whole lot of fun? That’s what Links and Drinks is all about!