Computer Science Education Week 2012

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University Computer Science departments from every Canadian province will celebrate National Computer Science Education Week from December 9-15, 2012. This week is planned in recognition of the transformative role of computing and the need to bolster computer science at all educational levels.

Activities range from a full-day computer science fair for high school students to workshops for middle-schools students to public laboratory tours.

To learn more, visit the official CSEd Week website.

NOTE: Some events are scheduled before or beyond the official CSEd Week of Dec. 9-15, 2012.

Participating Schools

PROV

SCHOOL

ACTIVITY

CS DEPT URL

EVENT URL

   BC University of British Columbia Various events (Fall Preview Day, TechTrek Workshops, GIRLsmarts Workshops, Summer Camps, etc.) scheduled before and beyond CSEdWeek

CS Dept. Event
   BC University of Victoria  

CS Dept. Event
   AL University of Alberta  

CS Dept. Event
   AL University of Calgary Dec 11: CPSC Tour - Biometric Technologies (BT) Lab Tour; Institute for Security, Privacy and Information Assurance (ISPIA) Tour, Interactions Lab (iLab) Tour; LINDSAY Lab tour; SurfNet Lab Tour; Video and Motion Analysis (VMA) Lab Tour

CS Dept. Event
(Dec. 11)
   AL University of Lethbridge Dec. 8: Robotics Day: Try out our Lego NXT robots, participate in a challenge; win a prize!

CS Dept. Event
(Dec. 8)
   SK University of Regina  

CS Dept. Event
   SK University of Saskatchewan Dec. 5: Connected 2012: Computer Science education event for female secondary students.

CS Dept. Event
(Dec. 5)
   MN University of Manitoba   CS Dept. Event
   ON Brock University Dec. 6: Computer Science Fair for High School students

CS Dept. Event
(Dec. 6)
   ON University of Guelph   CS Dept. Event
   ON Lakehead University   CS Dept. Event
   ON Laurentian University   CS Dept. Event
   ON University of Ottawa   CS Dept. Event
   ON Queen's University Dec. 7: School of Computing Open House

CS Dept. Event
(Dec. 7)
   ON Royal Millitary College of Canada   CS Dept. Event
   ON University of Toronto   CS Dept. Event
   ON University of Toronto - Mississauga   CS Dept. Event
   ON University of Waterloo Dec. 5: CS4U Day 2012: Students grades 8 – 11, parents, families and teachers are invited to learn about computer science through hands-on activities and lectures.

CS Dept. Event
(Dec. 5)

   ON University of Western Ontario   CS Dept. Event
   ON York University Science Speakers Burearu Talks in High School; Links to Computing Day

CS Dept. Event
   PQ Bishop's University  

CS Dept. Event

   PQ Concordia University   CS Dept. Event
   PQ École Polytechnique Montréal   CS Dept. Event
   PQ École de Technologie Supérieure (ETS)   CS Dept. Event
   PQ McGill University   CS Dept. Event
   PQ Université Laval   CS Dept. Event
   PQ Université de Montréal  

CS Dept. Event
   PQ Université du Québec à Chicoutimi (UQAC)   CS Dept. Event
   PQ Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM)   CS Dept. Event
   PQ Université du Québec en Outaouais (UQO)   CS Dept. Event
   PQ Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières (UQTR)   CS Dept. Event
   PQ Université de Sherbrooke   CS Dept. Event
   NB University of New Brunswick (Fredericton) In June 2012, hosted a workshop for over 100 students and faculty from the University of New Brunswick’s Faculty of Education. Ongoing: Interactive sessions, with grade 5 students, on computing concepts.

CS Dept. Event
   NB University of New Brunswick (Saint John)  

CS Dept. Event
    PE University of Prince Edward Island  

CS Dept. Event
   NS Acadia University  

CS Dept. Event
   NS Dalhousie University  

CS Dept. Event
   NS St. Francis Xavier University   CS Dept. Event
   NF Memorial University   CS Dept. Event