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Events

Upcoming Events

Rob Sanderson
Mar 1, 2024, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Rob Sanderson is senior director for digital cultural heritage at Yale University, where he works to harmonize and provide access to research quality data, in a human-oriented way.
Women in Data Science Worldwide | Berkeley
Mar 5, 2024, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
Join us for a series of events celebrating Women in Data Science at UC Berkeley.
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Mar 6, 2024, 9:30 am to 11:29 am
What implications does widespread biometric identification have on the future of privacy and surveillance?
 Inaugural UC Berkeley Tech Policy Summit & Tech Integrity Awards | Thurs. March 7, 2024
Mar 7, 2024, 8:30 am to 5:00 pm
Hear from notable thought leaders and celebrate individuals who have made significant impacts in tech policy governance, journalism, and innovation.
Javier Cha
Mar 8, 2024, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Javier Cha is a medievalist, digital historian, and technologist and principal investigator of the Big Data Studies Lab.
BIG GIVE — 3.14.2024 — 10 years aglow — University of Califgornia, Berkeley
Mar 13, 2024, 9:00 pm to Mar 14, 2024, 9:00 pm
24-hour fundraising drive
Christine Borgman
Mar 15, 2024, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Christine Borgman is a distinguished research professor in information studies at UCLA.
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Mar 22, 2024, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
”Preserving Digital Images and Data” and “Rethinking Antitrust for the Cloud Era”
Anushah Hossain
Apr 5, 2024, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Anushah Hossain considers what values and scripts were privileged in today’s core standards for multilingual digital communication — Unicode, OpenType, and more.
David S. H. Rosenthal
Apr 12, 2024, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
The world has been on a decades-long series of experiments trying to build successful decentralized systems marked almost entirely by failure.
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Apr 17, 2024, 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.
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Apr 25, 2024, 5:00 pm to 7:00 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.
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May 9, 2024, 5:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Graduating MIMS 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 18, 2024, 2:00 pm
Honor the class of 2024 with keynote speaker, student speakers, and student awards.

Previous Events

Coye Cheshire
Feb 23, 2024, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Coye Cheshire explores the trustworthiness of health information in online environments.
Jevin West
Feb 21, 2024, 12:10 pm to 1:30 pm
Jevin West breaks down the threats of scientific disinformation, predatory publishing and pseudoscience, the reproducability crisis, and generative AI.
Jevin West
Feb 16, 2024, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Jevin West studies misinformation and how it spreads in science and society.
Facial recognition system identifying people on city street. Generative AI
Feb 15, 2024, 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
What implications does widespread biometric identification have on the future of privacy and surveillance?
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Feb 13, 2024, 5:15 pm to 6:15 pm
Join the High Commissioner and the Berkeley Human Rights Center for the official launch of the Berkeley Protocol on Digital Open Source Investigations.
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Feb 9, 2024, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
The Open Book Collective is a partnership of open access publishers, infrastructure providers, libraries, and other non-profit organizations.
Derek Manky
Feb 6, 2024, 11:10 am to 12:00 pm
Derek Manky is the chief security strategist & VP of global threat intelligence at Fortinet.
Michael Buckland
Feb 2, 2024, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
The concept of relevance is central to information studies but has resisted clear analysis.
Dr. Alvitta Ottley
Jan 31, 2024, 12:10 pm to 1:30 pm
Alvitta Ottley examines the role of machine learning algorithms in expediting visual analysis, revealing data patterns, and fostering the discovery of novel insights — and confronts the risks of data bias, interpretability, and user trust.
Ron Day
Jan 26, 2024, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Ron Day explores a new philosophy of information and documents based on Robert Pagès, Bernd Frohmann, and Suzanne Briet.
Clifford Lynch
Jan 19, 2024, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Clifford Lynch summarizes recent report releases and other publications and conference reports.
Ryan Calo
Jan 17, 2024, 12:10 pm to 1:30 pm
Drawing from work in law and design, Ryan Calo uses dark patterns, robots, generative artificial intelligence, and other examples to evidence the problem of socio-digital vulnerability.
Narges Mahyar
Jan 16, 2024, 12:10 pm to 1:00 pm
Narges Mahyar discusses community-centered tools that empower the general public to engage in real-world sociotechnical problems.
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Dec 21, 2023, 5:00 pm to 7:30 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.
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Dec 19, 2023, 4:00 pm to 6:30 pm
Graduating 5th Year MIDS students present their data science projects.
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Dec 13, 2023, 4:00 pm to 6:30 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.
Diag Davenport
Dec 6, 2023, 12:10 pm to 1:30 pm
Diag Davenport outlines an unexpected pattern of bias underlying officers’ choices to use or not use an algorithmic risk score.
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Dec 4, 2023, 4:10 pm to 6:00 pm
Startup pitches from teams in INFO 287. Entrepreneurship: New Venture Discovery.
Clifford Lynch
Dec 1, 2023, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Clifford Lynch outlines emerging trends and issues in networked information and related technologies.
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Nov 30, 2023, 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm
The Citizen Clinic (INFO/CYBER 289) is a public-interest cybersecurity course that supports the capacity of politically-targeted organizations to defend themselves against online threats. Join us to learn more.

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