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Events

Upcoming Events

Eric Horvitz
Mar 20, 2019, 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm
Eric Horvitz is a technical fellow and director at Microsoft Research.
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Mar 22, 2019, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
How technical systems employing algorithms are shaping and displacing human decision-making.
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Apr 5, 2019, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Jeffrey MacKie-Mason
Apr 19, 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.
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Apr 24, 2019, 11:00 am to 12:00 pm
A panel of women in senior leadership roles in the technology sector discuss their experiences in an industry that continues to be largely male-dominated.
AnnaLee Saxenian
Apr 26, 2019, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Niloufar Salehi
May 3, 2019, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
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May 16, 2019, 4:00 pm to 9:00 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 19, 2019, 10:00 am
Honor the class of 2019 with keynote speaker Geoff Nunberg, student speakers, and presentation of the James R. Chen Awards and the Hal R. Varian MIDS Capstone Awards.

Previous Events

InfoCamp
Mar 16, 2019, 9:00 am to 6:30 pm
The premier student-run conference for the information community.
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Mar 13, 2019, 9:00 pm to Mar 14, 2019, 9:00 pm
Seize the moment during Big Give, Berkeley’s annual fundraising event.
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Mar 12, 2019, 2:40 pm to 4:30 pm
Workshop with Professor Shoshana Zuboff
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?
Victoria Coleman
Mar 6, 2019, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
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Mar 4, 2019, 12:10 pm to 4:15 pm
A one-day technical conference bringing together data scientists and professionals from around the globe to discuss the latest research and applications of data science.
Hoyt Long
Feb 27, 2019, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
Machine learning algorithms are not neutral observers of the world, but see what they are trained to see.
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 15, 2019, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Mark Graham is the director of the Wayback Machine at the Internet Archive.
Yifan Sun
Feb 14, 2019, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
How good data models facilitate optimization and generalization in machine learning.
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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.
Michael Buckland
Feb 8, 2019, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
A change to a society’s pattern of communication, coordination, trust, and coercion is culturally disruptive.
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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?
Micahel Rivera
Jan 30, 2019, 12:40 pm to 2:00 pm
Massive impersonal unsolicited email campaigns might actually backfire.
South Hall
Jan 29, 2019, 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Join current MIDS students and alumni for a discussion on data science roles and career resources.
Clifford Lynch
Jan 25, 2019, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm

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