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Events

Upcoming Events

Tom Lowenthal
Apr 25, 2017, 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
How is the information revolution affecting the future of journalism and an informed society?
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Apr 25, 2017, 6:00 pm to 7:45 pm
A panel discussion of the role of digital media in political action, advocacy, and public life, from the Berkeley campus to the national stage.
Cathy Marshall
Apr 28, 2017, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Cathy Marshall is an adjunct professor at the Texas A&M University Center for the Study of Digital Libraries.
May 1, 2017, 1:10 pm to 2:30 pm
Analyses of real-world data with the potential benefit the world’s poor.
Ignacio Arnaldo
May 2, 2017, 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
The challenges of using advanced analytics to monitor cybersecurity threats.
May 2, 2017, 3:40 pm to 5:00 pm
Final project presentations for the course Info 290T. Data Mining and Analytics.
May 3, 2017, 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Class projects in information visualization.
May 4, 2017, 3:40 pm to 5:00 pm
Final project presentations for the course Info 290T. Data Mining and Analytics.
DataEDGE
May 8 2017 - 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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May 11, 2017, 5:00 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 one outstanding project from each track for the James R. Chen Award.
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May 13, 2017, 12:00 pm
Honor the class of 2017 with keynote speaker, student speakers, and presentation of the James R. Chen Awards and the Hal R. Varian MIDS Capstone Award.

Previous Events

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Apr 22, 2017, 11:00 am to 2:00 pm
Join the BioSENSE research group and experience Virtual Reality while exploring signals from your body like heart beat, brainwaves, and more, at Cal’s annual Open House.
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Apr 21, 2017, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Mapping and visualization of transdisciplinary data with the Electronic Cultural Atlas Initiative.
Tarleton Gillespie
Apr 19, 2017, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
How should social media police inappropriate speech and anti-social behavior?
Serge Egelman
Apr 19, 2017, 1:10 pm to 2:30 pm
How can your phone’s operating system help you make smart decisions about personal privacy?
Ron Deibert
Apr 18, 2017, 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Ron Deibert is director of the Citizen Lab at the Munk School of Global Affairs and a leading scholar of global security, ICTs, and human rights.
Photo courtesty of Nic McPhee (CC BY-SA 2.0) https://flic.kr/p/385btc
Apr 14, 2017, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Berkeley Prosopography Services is an open-source digital toolkit supporting prosopographical research and generating interactive visualizations of the connections that link individuals.
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Apr 12, 2017, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
Insight from data science director Danny Ferrante and user research manager Umer Farooq.
Nithya Sambasivan
Apr 12, 2017, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
As technology finds new users in developing countries, alternative interactions emerge that challenge our design assumptions. Nithya Sambasivan presents her research on designing for human collectives in developing countries, with examples from her prior work in India.
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Apr 11, 2017, 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
A panel discussion about the impact of CSIS’s cybersecurity recommendations in the years to come
Justin Cheng
Apr 11, 2017, 9:40 am to 11:00 am
New computational methods for understanding and predicting antisocial behavior and misinformation in online communities.
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Apr 7, 2017, 4:00 pm to Apr 8, 2017, 3:30 pm
Calling all Berkeley STEM students to promote positive social norms and make a difference for good.
Emanuel Goldberg
Apr 7, 2017, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Join Michael Buckland for the North American premiere of a documentary about Emanuel Goldberg, the forgotten developer of the first electronic search engine.
Sauvik Das
Apr 5, 2017, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
In the era of pervasive, connected smart things, cybersecurity depends on the complex social consequences of our security behaviors.
Emily Reid
Apr 4, 2017, 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Cybersecurity talent is more needed than ever, but the pipeline to fill these jobs is sorely lacking. Emily Reid will illustrate the problem and provide recommended strategies to address the challenge.
Clifford Lynch
Mar 24, 2017, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Clifford Lynch is the director of the Coalition for Networked Information (CNI) and an adjunct professor at the School of Information.
Lothar Schubert
Mar 22, 2017, 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm
An introduction to the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), with real-life case studies from GE Digital.
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Mar 18, 2017, 9:00 am to 5:30 pm
The unconference for the information community
Ofer Bergman (photo by Ephrat Beloosesky)
Mar 17, 2017, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Ofer Bergman is an associate professor in the information science department at Bar-Ilan University, Israel.
Beena Ammanath
Mar 15, 2017, 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm
Real-world case studies of the benefits of the torrent of data generated by GE’s machines, networks, devices, and data centers.
Wendy Ju
Mar 15, 2017, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
The advent of autonomous vehicles is exciting and alarming. Their success will depend on the driver-vehicle interaction.

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