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Events for the I School Community

Upcoming Events

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Oct 24, 2018, 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
A seminar-style conversation led by Alan Steremberg (Weather Underground co-founder and former Presidential Innovation Fellow) and Corinna Zarek (Mozilla Senior Tech Policy Fellow and former Deputy 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.
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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 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.
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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.

Previous Events

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Oct 10, 2018, 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm
Ofir Weisse explains how the Foreshadow attack dismantles Intel's SGX security — previously considered the most secure feature of Intel chips — and also bypasses virtual machine isolation between users in the cloud.
CTSP: Center for Technology, Society, and Policy
Oct 4, 2018, 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm
Join CTSP and IMSA to brainstorm ideas for projects that address the challenges of technology, society, and policy.
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Oct 3, 2018, 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
A seminar-style conversation led by former White House advisor Tom Kalil and former United States Digital Service leader Jennifer Anastasoff. Advance registration required.
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Sep 19, 2018, 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
A seminar-style conversation with hosts Tim O’Reilly, Jen Pahlka (Code for America), and Ryan Panchadsaram (former US Deputy Chief Technology Officer). Advance registration required.
Woman Using a Samsung VR Headset at SXSW. Photo courtesy of  Nan Palmero https://flic.kr/p/qJPZEL (CC BY 2.0)
Sep 13 2018 - All-day event
An interactive live-action VR comedy that reveals both sides of the gender divide.
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Sep 12, 2018, 4:30 pm
In 1918 — 100 years ago — UC Berkeley began a full-time program in library science. Join us to learn about the history of UC Berkeley's School of Information, from its origins in library science to today, and celebrate with us afterward with a reception and birthday cake.
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Aug 28, 2018, 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm
MIDS students and alumni are invited to join us for snacks, cold beverages, and refreshing conversation.
AnnaLee Saxenian
Aug 23, 2018, 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm
A conversation about the MICS program with Dean Anno Saxenian.
picnic
Aug 19, 2018, 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
The annual gathering for I School students, alumni, staff, faculty, and friends.
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Aug 16, 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.
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Jul 26 2018 - All-day event
A fun run/walk/roll for the I School Community! Proceeds benefit Diversity & Inclusion Fellowships.
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Jul 16, 2018, 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Alumni and students: meet new friends and mingle with old at an I School meet-up in Seattle.
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May 7, 2018, 10:30 am to 12:00 pm
Learn more about GEOWorks, the new geospatial data platform from the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency.
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Apr 26, 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.
Women in MIDS
Apr 12, 2018, 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
A career panel with women in different areas of the tech industry.
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Apr 3, 2018, 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
MIDS students and alumni are invited to a fun happy hour.
Women in MIDS
Mar 28, 2018, 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm
A conversation about the “leaky” talent pipeline in tech.
Photo by Daria Nepriakhina on Unsplash: https://unsplash.com/photos/zoCDWPuiRuA
Feb 10, 2018, 10:00 am to 4:30 pm
A design workshop for I School students on diversity and inclusion in the tech field.
Women in MIDS
Jan 31, 2018, 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm
A conversation about diversity and challenges around building diverse teams
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Jan 23, 2018, 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Meet & mingle with other alumni, students, faculty, and staff.

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