Event Schedule

This is UB ACM's Spring 2018 schedule. This page will always be up-to-date with all of UB ACM's events and new events can be added at a later date, so make sure you check frequently!

For your convenience, we created an updated calendar with all of the same events that you can add to your Google Calendar. We highly recommend you to add it to your calendar so you can stay on top of our events.

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Remember that all of our member events are optional, but we'd love for you to come by and join us! We collect check-ins at events, and members will be awarded points for checking in.


Hack Night co-hosted by ACV Auctions Semester Finale
May 5th, 2018 9am-9pm Davis 101
Hack Night co-hosted by ACV Auctions is a biweekly hack session at UB. Come build awesome projects, do homework, and have dinner with UB ACM.

This is our LAST Hack Night of the semester, so our sponsors ACV Auctions, Google, and ValueCentric will be coming to meet you! Submit any project you’ve worked on during this semester, and get a chance to win one of the prize categories. Learn more.

Senior Salutations
May 7th, 2018 6pm-8pm Davis 101
Say farewell to our upperclassmen. Before they leave for their summer internship or graduate, take some time to connect with them! We are going to have a roll call for our upperclassmen and seniors, instagrammable decor, and food (pizza and CAKE)! Learn more.

Graduating or going to an internship/REU? Sign up to be part of the roll call at this form! https://goo.gl/forms/iPEGknEsmFVnt2g33.

Past Events


General Interest Meeting
February 5th, 2018 6pm-7pm Davis 101
We are running our first meeting of Spring 2018! We have a long list of exciting events for the semester, including new workshops, talks, and hack nights. We welcome any students with interest in software engineering or computer science to come by and learn more about UB ACM.
Interview Prep
February 12th, 2018 6pm-7pm Davis 101
Prepare for interview season! Join us for our first interview prep session of the Spring semester. Learn how technical interviews work and the types of questions you'll get during technical interviews.

Hack Night co-hosted by ACV Auctions 1
February 17th, 2018 1pm-9pm Davis 101
Hack Night co-hosted by ACV Auctions is a biweekly hack session at UB. Come build awesome projects, do homework, and have dinner with UB ACM. Learn more.
Scaling a Startup's Infrastructure by Joe Peacock
April 16th, 2018 6pm-7pm Davis 101
Joe Peacock, Engineering Manager at ACV Auctions, will be presenting a tech talk about scaling a company's infrastructure in a startup successfully. Joe will talk about his experience at GradFly (CTO), Facebook (TPM), and ACV Auctions (Architect, now Engineering Manager).

Introduction to JavaScript
February 19th, 2018 7pm-8pm Davis 101
JavaScript is a popular and versatile programming language allows people to program websites, apps, servers, and more! Learn how to use JavaScript in our introductory JavaScript workshop.

Hack Night co-hosted by ACV Auctions 2
February 24th, 2018 1pm-9pm Davis 101
Hack Night co-hosted by ACV Auctions is a biweekly hack session at UB. Come build awesome projects, do homework, and have dinner with UB ACM. Learn more.

Bowling Night
February 26th, 2018 6pm-8pm Tonawanda Lanes, Rides leave at 5:45pm in Davis 101.
Let's go bowling! During this midterm week, we're going bowling to wind down for our first midterm week. We'll organize rides and take 25 members to bowling at Tonawanda Lanes for free with the UB ACM leadership!

Reservations: We have the first 10 spots available for reservation. Members can spend 3 check-in marks to reserve one of the 10 spots (non-refundable if you no-show). Sign up for a reservation here.

First-come First-serve: The rest of the 15 spots will be first-come first-serve on the day of. Members can purchase their own games at the alley.

Rides: Stay tuned in #general for rides to the event.

Introduction to Linux
March 5th, 2018 6pm-8pm Davis 101
New to Linux or the terminal? Let's change that by introducing you to some Linux commands, while also giving you a sneak peek at a few other features. Hosted by Stephen James @StephenOrJames.

Introduction to Android Development
March 12th, 2018 6pm-7pm Davis 101
Come learn the basics of Android development in our Android Development workshop! Come get help learning to build your first mobile app! Hosted by Tristan Wiley @sirhype.

UB ACM Fireside Chat
March 12th, 2018 7pm-8pm Davis 101
We want to know what you think of UB ACM! Come talk to the leadership team about any compliments, complaints, and recommendations. We want to know what our members would like to see!

Hack Night co-hosted by ACV Auctions 3
March 17th, 2018 1pm-9pm Norton 218 ROOM CHANGE
Hack Night co-hosted by ACV Auctions is a biweekly hack session at UB. Come build awesome projects, do homework, and have dinner with UB ACM. Learn more.

Introduction to iOS Development CANCELLED
March 26th, 2018 6pm-7pm Davis 101
Learn the basics of iOS development by creating your own app with Arthur De Araujo @arthur. More info coming soon!

Introduction to Kotlin
March 26th, 2018 7pm-8pm Davis 101
In just a short while, Kotlin has become an incredibly popular and widely used language. Come learn why that's the case, and get started learning this relatively new language! Hosted by Tristan Wiley @sirhype.

Hack Night co-hosted by ACV Auctions 4
March 31st, 2018 1pm-9pm Davis 101
Hack Night co-hosted by ACV Auctions is a biweekly hack session at UB. Come build awesome projects, do homework, and have dinner with UB ACM. Learn more.

Lightning Talk
April 2th, 2018 6pm-8pm Davis 101
Lightning Talk is an open forum event where anyone can present a quick five minute presentation on anything you'd like. Swing by and join us for a fun time, and have some pizza with us for dinner. (You don't need to present to enjoy the talks!)

Presenters will be awarded an additional one check-in mark! Register to be a presenter here: https://goo.gl/forms/nmqMPQe6GOrMo5Cj1
Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence Crash Course by Blaze Gawlik
April 16th, 2018 6pm-7pm Davis 101
A Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence crash course hosted by Blaze Gawlik from AMC Networks that will launch you into the trendy increasingly popular subject!
From Student to Junior Engineer
April 23rd, 2018 6pm-7pm Davis 101
Making the transition from student to an intern or junior developer is difficult. But with the right tips, tricks, and skills, the process can be a lot easier.

Hack Night co-hosted by ACV Auctions 5
April 28th, 2018 1pm-9pm Davis 101
Hack Night co-hosted by ACV Auctions is a biweekly hack session at UB. Come build awesome projects, do homework, and have dinner with UB ACM. Learn more.

Chapter Elections and Check-in Marks Raffle
April 30th, 2018 6pm-8pm Davis 101
UB ACM is holding our Chapter elections to vote for the new leadership team of the 2018-2019 academic year! Check out the Election page to learn more how voting eligibilty, or, if you are interested in running for an officer position, how you can run for one or more of the positions!

Additionally, we will be voting on our new chapter constitution. Our constitution draft can be found here.

On the same day as the Chapter elections, we will hold our end-of-year raffle. You can trade your check-in marks for raffle entries. Check out more about the raffle here and how you can win prizes!