The Department of Computer Science presents
Learn about the industry, ask your questions,
and hear real experiences from professionals from industry-leading companies.
DCS Industry Day is a day where we bring the industry professionals to you.
We're bringing in developers, data scientists, product managers, recruiters and other leading professionals from the industry to help you find a job, internship, and network.
We're planning the event and will release more details closer to March 8th, 2021. Register your interest above and we'll email you when the schedule is released.
March 8 2021
The following sections represent tentative schedules and should not be considered final.
The tale of maintaining two platformsDaniel Chan, FreshBooks
Careers in Security EngineeringIvan Topolcic, Datadog
Finding Jobs in TechMonarch Wadia, MintBean
Talk on SoftwareAndrew Potapov, Wish
Talk on open CS problemsMohammad Mohajerani, CM Labs Simulations
Title TBDMike Davison, Sr. AI Architect, Microsoft
Introduction to CockroachDBIrfan Sharif, Technical Staff, CockroachDB
Q&A on Internal InfrastructureGuy Kisel, Software Engineer, Riot Games
Scaling Stateful Real-time SystemsJustin Li, Sr. Staff Production Engineer, Shopify
Graph Database at LinkedInSoftware Engineer, LinkedIn
We hope to connect students to industry folks to network, find jobs, find internships, and learn a bit about how the industry actually works.
Anyone who has a utoronto.ca account can attend, though the day is focused on students in the Department of Computer Science.
We are still figuring out whether or not we can record some of the sessions.
Some speakers cannot allow the sessions to be recorded, however, due to their employer's policy.
We haven't released registration per event-session yet.
For now, please regsiter your interest here.
Yes. We have a Code of Conduct that people must follow.
Please message either of the organizers on Slack or email us. Your report will remain anonymous outside of the organizers.
Please join us on Slack, listed on the I'm Interested page.
As we approach March 8th, it will be harder to get people signed up to a session.
That said, we are open to new talks. You can email Julian at julian.nadeau[at]utoronto.ca with details!.