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!

5 Days of Holiday Giveaways | Dec. 17 – 21, 2018

5 Days of Holiday Giveaways | Dec. 17 – 21, 2018

To celebrate the holiday season and the spirit of giving and gratitude, we have a surprise for you — alumni will have the opportunity to win a different gift package each day as part of our 5 Days of Holiday Giveaways!
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Webinar: Let Food be thy Medicine: Diet and Disease | Jan. 11, 2019

Webinar: Let Food be thy Medicine: Diet and Disease | Jan. 11, 2019

Time: 12 – 1 p.m. MST
Cost: Free
Location: Online
Learn more about the risks of poor diet, and how changes in nutrition policy could better support the health of all Canadians. In this webinar, Dr. Norman R.C. Campbell, MD, will review some of the issues Canadians face when trying to eat healthy food and what types of food policies are required to improve the food environment in Canada.
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The Neuropsychology of Mathematics: Taking the mystery out of math learning | Jan. 15, 2019

The Neuropsychology of Mathematics: Taking the mystery out of math learning | Jan. 15, 2019

Time: 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. MST
Cost: $15
Location: MacEwan Hall, University of Calgary
Come explore how young children learn basic mathematics skills, from a brain-based educational perspective, for a variety of audiences. Dr. Steven Feifer, EdD, will explore the role of primary neurocognitive processes involved in the acquisition of significant foundational number skills. You’ll learn how to integrate this exciting new knowledge in your support of children’s math learning.
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Dig In! Your DNA | Jan. 17, 2019

Dig In! Your DNA | Jan. 17, 2019

Time: 7 – 8:30 a.m. MST
Cost: $10, includes coffee and breakfast.
Location: Phil & Sebastian Coffee Roasters, 102 8 (Stephen) Ave S.W.
Direct-to-consumer DNA services — such as 23andMe — have made genetic testing increasingly accessible. Just ship off a saliva sample and you can uncover the mystery of your ancestry or catch a glimpse of diseases and conditions that may be lurking in your genetic makeup. But are these tests worth it? Join us for an intriguing conversation about the advantages and disadvantages of direct-to-consumer genetic testing.
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Arts in Ottawa 2019 | Jan. 17, 2019

Arts in Ottawa 2019 | Jan. 17, 2019

Time: 5:30 – 8 p.m. EST
Cost: $15
Location: Metropolitan Brasserie, Ottawa 
Join the Faculty of Arts in Ottawa for a lively panel discussion, National Security: A conversation on the players, the stakes, the game, the panelists will talk about national security, as well as the factors influencing perceptions and the reality of security today. 
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Childhood Anxiety Prevention and Management Program | Jan. 22, 2019

Childhood Anxiety Prevention and Management Program | Jan. 22, 2019

Next parent session: Jan. 22, 2019 | 5:15 – 6:45 p.m. MST
This program is for children aged eight to 11. 
Does your child suffer with anxiety? Anxiety can be crippling for young children and oftentimes they are unable to find the support they need. Integrated Services in Education (ISE) is hosting a four-month clinic-based Anxiety Prevention and Management Program. The program meets weekly on Tuesday evenings from 5:15 – 6:16 p.m. The cost for the program is $250.
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Sustainable Development and Population Dynamics | Jan. 24, 2019

Sustainable Development and Population Dynamics | Jan. 24, 2019

Time: 4 – 7 p.m MST
Cost: Free
Location: University of Calgary, MacEwan Hall A/B
Calgary and Beyond: Sustainability in the Next 20 Years is a speaker series that involves thought-provoking panel presentations and audience discussion that serve as a catalyst for finding sustainable and scalable solutions to complex social, ecological and economic challenges that are of local and regional importance.
UCalgary Alumni is proud to support the Calgary and Beyond: Sustainability in the Next 20 Years speaker series.
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Crowchild Classic | Jan. 29, 2019

Crowchild Classic | Jan. 29, 2019

One of the most exciting events on the annual U SPORTS Canada calendar is back for a seventh year as the Dinos and Mount Royal Cougar Athletics get set to take over the Scotiabank Saddledome for the seventh annual Crowchild Classic on Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2019.

The annual celebration of university sport in Calgary is the largest gathering of students in the city each year and will once again feature a hockey doubleheader, with the women's game set for 4 p.m. with the men to follow at 6:45 p.m.

Tickets go onsale Jan. 7, 2019.

Science in the Cinema presents The Perks of Being a Wallflower | Jan. 30, 2019

Science in the Cinema presents The Perks of Being a Wallflower | Jan. 30, 2019

Time: Doors open at 6 p.m. MST
Cost: Free, includes small popcorn
Location: The Plaza Theatre
On Bell Let's Talk Day 2019, the Mathison Centre for Mental Health Research & Education, in collaboration with the Canadian Mental Health Association, Calgary, is hosting a screening of The Perks of Being a Wallflower. Following the screening, join Dr. Scott Patten, MD, PhD’94; Dr. Gina Dimitropoulos, PhD; and Nigel Mayers, Peer Support Worker at the Canadian Mental Health Association, for a discussion on youth mental health.
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Innovation, Design and Transformation: The Marriage of Psychology and Education | Jan. 31, 2019

Innovation, Design and Transformation: The Marriage of Psychology and Education | Jan. 31, 2019

Time: 4 – 6 p.m. MST
Cost: Free
Location: Main Campus
The union of psychology and education brings deep insights to complex issues such as designing and supporting optimal conditions for learning and development. The greatest impact from linking these two areas of study is enhancing the ability children and youth have to think, learn and develop well. Join us for a reception and presentation to learn more about how the marriage of psychology and education can improve the teaching-learning-mindfulness transaction. UCalgary Alumni is proud to support this installment of the Werklund School of Education Empowering Identities: Distinguished Research Lecture Series.
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Grow Your Career Conference | Feb. 2, 2019

Grow Your Career Conference | Feb. 2, 2019

Time: 8 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. MST
Early-bird tickets: $25
Location: UCalgary Downtown Campus
Take steps to future-proof yourself in today’s evolving career landscape. The 2019 Grow Your Career Conference keynote, Connecting with the Future of Work, will focus on the future of work, highlighting the skills, experiences and relationships that’ll set you up for success. Save on this investment in your career — get your early-bird ticket now for just $25!
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UCalgary Alumni Toronto Social | Feb. 15, 2019

UCalgary Alumni Toronto Social | Feb. 15, 2019

Time: Starts at 6 p.m. EST
Cost: $25 (includes assigned game seats)
Location: Scotiabank Arena, Toronto
J
oin the roar of the crowd at a Toronto Rock lacrosse game with UCalgary Alumni. Meet and catch up with your fellow local grads during a private pre-game social in the ScotiaClub. There’ll be appetizers and each guest will receive two drinks! Then cheer on your home team as they battle the San Diego Seals.
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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!