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Events

Upcoming Events

Clifford Lynch
Jan 25, 2019, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Micahel Rivera
Jan 30, 2019, 12:40 pm to 2:00 pm
Massive impersonal unsolicited email campaigns might actually backfire.
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Feb 1, 2019, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Has widespread news of abuse made people more protective of their personal data?
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Feb 13, 2019, 4:10 pm to 8:00 pm
School of Information Ph.D. students share their innovative research with the community.
Yifan Sun
Feb 14, 2019, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
How good data models facilitate optimization and generalization in machine learning.
Morgan G. Ames
Feb 20, 2019, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
The One Laptop per Child project failed. So why do the same utopian visions that inspired it still motivate other projects to “disrupt” education and development?
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Feb 22, 2019, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Hany Farid
Mar 8, 2019, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
When algorithms are used for predicting recidivism, do they make the criminal justice system more fair and accurate, or do they perpetuate racial bias?
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Mar 22, 2019, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
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Apr 23 2019 - All-day event
Are you and your organization taking advantage of the opportunities created by the flood of new data? The DataEDGE conference will bring you up to speed on the data revolution.

Previous Events

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Jan 12, 2019, 2:00 pm
Honor summer and fall I School graduates with keynote speaker, student speaker, and presentation of the Hal R. Varian MIDS Capstone Award.
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Dec 17, 2018, 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Graduating MIDS students present their data science projects. A panel of judges will select two outstanding projects for the Hal R. Varian MIDS Capstone Award.
Jen King
Dec 12, 2018, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
Jen King explores how people think about information privacy in online settings.
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Dec 5, 2018, 9:30 am to 11:00 am
Try out students’ interactive inventions: whimsical and improbable devices designed to teach, solve problems, provoke thought, or create fun.
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Dec 4, 2018, 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm
Join us for the final project poster presentations from the course Info 259. Natural Language Processing.
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Dec 3, 2018, 9:30 am to 11:00 am
Try out students’ interactive inventions: whimsical and improbable devices designed to teach, solve problems, provoke thought, or create fun.
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Nov 29, 2018, 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
The impacts of data mining, policy algorithms, and predictive risk models on poor and working-class people in America.
Nov 29, 2018, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Dan Lieberman, senior associate of advanced analytics at Booz Allen, discusses what machine learning is, why it is particularly challenging in cybersecurity, and how to design machine learning applications that will have the biggest impact for cyber applications.
Women in Tech: The Future of AI
Nov 16, 2018, 11:00 am to 5:00 pm
This event has been cancelled due to the Northern California wildfires. The event will be rescheuled for a future date.
Kristen Eichensehr
Nov 15, 2018, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
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Nov 14, 2018, 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
A seminar-style conversation led by Kristie Canegallo, former Deputy White House Chief of Staff for Implementation; DJ Patil, the first U.S. Chief Data Scientist; and Nicole Wong, former Deputy U.S. Chief Technology Officer. Advance registration required.
Cathryn Carson
Nov 9, 2018, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
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Nov 7, 2018, 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
A seminar-style conversation led by Colleen Chien, former White House Senior Advisor on Intellectual Property and Innovation, and Terah Lyons, former Policy Advisor to the U.S. Chief Technology Officer. Advance registration required.
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Nov 5, 2018, 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
MIDS students and alumni are invited to join us for snacks, cold beverages, and refreshing conversation.
Jeff Jonas
Oct 31, 2018, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
The EU’s new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes big responsibilities for organizations.
Issa Kohler-Hausmann
Oct 31, 2018, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
Issa Kohler-Hausmann studies the methodological and theoretical issues in stating and proving discrimination claims.
Sendhil Mullainathan
Oct 31, 2018, 1:10 pm to 2:30 pm
Sendhil Mullainathan discusses how machine learning can improve our understanding of the health system itself.
Citizen Clinic
Oct 30, 2018, 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm
Learn how the Citizen Clinic provides hands-on experience developing and implementing cybersecurity practices for politically-vulnerable organizations.

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