Imagine UBC

September 3, 2013 - 09:00 - 16:30

Imagine UBC is the University's orientation and transition program for students new to the school.

ECE will be hosting a number of events on Imagine Day. All events will take place in the Fred Kaiser Building room 2020/2030 unless stated otherwise.

11:00am-12:30pm

Fred Kaiser Building, room 2020/2030

Welcome to ECE: Second Year Orientation
The Head of ECE, Dr. André Ivanov and Dr. Joseph Yan will be introducing second year students to our program and giving students sage advice about how to succeed in the first few weeks of school and for their long careers as Electrical and Computer Engineers. Students will also have an opportunity to hear from successful alumni, co-op students, members of industry and representatives from ECESS and IEEE student branch.

 

11:30am-12:30pm

Various Labs

Welcome and welcome back to new graduate students and senior undergraduates

Visit some of the research laboratories and meet the graduate students who work there. A list of open labs and a map of locations will be available soon.

Participating labs include:
Molecular Mechatronics, AMPEL room 341
Bio/Nano Lab, Kaiser room 4060

Computer Systems Lab, ICICS room 188

12:30-2:00pm

front of Macleod Building

BBQ/Scavenger Hunt
Welcome back burgers and hotdogs. If you are in second year you can also win great prizes at the scavenger hunt.

2:30-3:30pm

Fred Kaiser Building, room 2020/2030

Campus as a Living Laboratory: How students can get involved 
The Living Lab provides new research and educational opportunities for UBC students and faculty to work with industry partners developing and testing solutions in a real-world environment. These projects advance the market readiness of new technology while contributing to UBC's goal of becoming a ‘net-zero’ greenhouse gas campus by 2050. Presented by: Dr. Ivanov, Chair of the UBC Smart Thermo-Electric Grid Research Committee and members of UBC Sustainability.

 

Visit UBC Orientations for more information about campus-wide Imagine Day activities.

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