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Events

Upcoming Events

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Apr 22, 2021, 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Graduating MIDS students present their data science projects. A panel of judges will select an outstanding project for the Hal R. Varian MIDS Capstone Award.
Ron Day
Apr 23, 2021, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Rob Day explores the concept of the “living document” as joining knowledge and experience, science and literature.
Steve Satterfield
Apr 28, 2021, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
A conversation with Steve Satterfield, director of public policy at Facebook.
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May 13, 2021, 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Graduating master’s students present their intriguing research projects and innovative new information systems. A panel of judges will select outstanding projects for the James R. Chen Award.
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May 16, 2021, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Honor the classes of 2020 and 2021 with keynote speaker Brad Smith, president of Microsoft; faculty tributes; and presentation of capstone awards.

Previous Events

University of California - California Digital Library
Apr 16, 2021, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Cliff Lynch discusses cultural stewardship & “cancel culture” and Ivy Anderson of CDL discusses UC’s landmark open access contract with Elsevier.
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Apr 14, 2021, 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Graduating MICS students present their cybersecurity projects. A panel of judges will select an outstanding project for the Lily L. Chang MICS Capstone Award.
Tawana Petty
Apr 14, 2021, 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Tawana Petty responds to the racial bias baked into our data, digital, and technological systems
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Apr 12, 2021, 10:30 am to 12:15 pm
Understanding the recent resistance to facial recognition technologies, to put this moment in conversation and context.
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Apr 9, 2021, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
How Berkeley’s University Library rose to the challenge of providing course materials to all students in a fully virtual global environment.
Richmond Wong
Apr 7, 2021, 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
Richmond Wong presents his dissertation researchon the relationships between design practices and social values.
Ryan Shaw
Apr 2, 2021, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Ryan Shaw is an associate professor at the School of Information and Library Science at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
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Mar 23, 2021, 12:00 pm to 1:15 pm
I School faculty members discuss their research and the importance of including the perspective of women and underrepresented minorities at the frontiers of information technology.
Leslie Johnston
Mar 19, 2021, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Leslie Johnston is director of digital preservation at the U.S. National Archives.
Ethan Zuckerman
Mar 15, 2021, 10:30 am to 11:30 am
Ethan Zuckerman explores a model for rethinking and rebuilding social media and digital institutions as public goods.
Clifford Lynch
Mar 12, 2021, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
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Mar 12, 2021, 12:00 pm to 2:30 pm
School of Information Ph.D. students share their innovative research with the community.
I School students rally for Big Give. (Taken in February 2020)
Mar 10, 2021, 9:00 pm to Mar 11, 2021, 9:00 pm
Seize the moment during Big Give, Berkeley’s annual fundraising event.
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Mar 10, 2021, 4:00 pm to 6:30 pm
School of Information Ph.D. students share their innovative research with the community.
Women in Data Science, Berkeley
Mar 8 2021 - All-day event
Join us for a series of events celebrating Women in Data Science at UC Berkeley.
Marcia J. Bates
Mar 5, 2021, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
An overview of the last 50 years of information science research on information seeking and transfer.
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Feb 26, 2021, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Information access seminar, with Wayne de Fremery and Michael Buckland
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Feb 19, 2021, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Prediction games pit players against one another as they use open data and news stories to forecast the outcome of real-world events.
Information: A Historical Companion. Edited by Ann Blair, Paul Duguid, Anja-Silvia Goeing, and Anthony Grafton
Feb 12, 2021, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Paul Duguid discusses his new book, Information: A Historical Companion, a landmark history that traces the creation, management, and sharing of information through six centuries.
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Feb 11, 2021, 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm
Steven Weber puts forward a compelling new model for global organization that integrates modern developments in technology and governance.

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