Colloquium and Televised Talk Viewing Options

Live in Person - Live Webcast - Web Archive - Televised

CSE atrium during Bill Gates talkUW CSE Colloquia feature accessible talks by leading computer scientists and computer engineers from the University of Washington, the region, the nation, and the world.

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Live in Person

CSE Colloquiuia normally take place Tuesdays and Thursdays at 3:30 p.m. in EE-105 on the University of Washington campus. The public is invited. (The annual Distinguished Lecturer Series meets at different times and/or places.)

Current schedule of live colloquia

Live Webcast

Most of our colloquia, and our Distinguished Lecturer Series are streamed live, and may be accessed using the links below. Colloquia are typically Tuesdays and Thursdays at 3:30 p.m. Pacific time.

  • Adaptive Streaming (Preferred): We are introducting a new way of webcasting our colloquia using Microsoft's Smooth Streaming service. We will be offering streams in Silverlight and for iOS devices. You may also be able to view it on Macs running Safari and some Android devices. We hope this will provide you with the best quality video available to you depending on the type of bandwidth you currently have during playback.

  • Standard Stream (1.5 Mbps) Windows Media, Silverlight 2.0, Silverlight 1.0

Web Archive

Search UW CSE colloquium archives.

XML Colloquium podcast (MP3)
XML Colloquium video podcast (MP4)

We also have a selection of courses available for on-demand viewing.

Televised Colloquia

Most CSE Colloquia are videotaped. Those that are most suitable for a broad audience are cablecast on UWTV (Cable Channel 27 in the greater Seattle area, Channel 18 in the Wenatchee Valley, and Channel 16 in Spokane (weekends only)) at 10:00 p.m. on Wednesdays, with repeats throughout the week.Cablecast on UWTV typically follows the live talk by several months.

Current schedule of televised talks

XML Televised colloquia via Atom
XML Televised talks calendar via RSS 2.0