I School Lectures

Upcoming Events

Yan Chen
Jan 22, 2021, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
How team identity boosts worker engagement in a gig economy.
Leonardo Bursztyn
Jan 25, 2021, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
Can widespread misperceptions about others’ beliefs sustain social norms? How do social norms change when new information becomes available?
 Paul Niehaus
Jan 29, 2021, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
Cash transfers to people in extreme poverty have become a policy tool of choice; should policy-makers go all the way to Universal Basic Income?

Previous Events

Andreas Constantinou
Mar 9, 2016, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
Digital companies from Amazon to Xiaomi are launching products that break industry boundaries. Andreas Constantinou of VisionMobile explains how.
Feb 24, 2016, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
An inside perspective from two former members of President Obama’s White House team about how tech policy and presidential priorities intersect.
Rebecca MacKinnon
Feb 17, 2016, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
Rebecca MacKinnon is a leading advocate for Internet users’ rights to online freedom of expression and privacy around the world.
Katie Shilton
Oct 14, 2015, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
Katie Shilton is an assistant professor at the University of Maryland whose research explores ethics in mobile application development.
Jeremy Birnholz
Sep 16, 2015, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
How do GPS & location-sensitive mobile apps affect anonymous online interactions?
Gert Lanckriet
Apr 8, 2015, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
With millions of songs available through the Internet, recommendation algorithms are a must. Dr. Gert Lanckriet discusses the state of the art in automated music analysis and the potential for context-aware recommendations.
Cynthia Dwork
Feb 4, 2015, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
“Your data will only be used in aggregated form.” — what does this statement mean, and why is it so often included in privacy policies? And does this practice actually protect your privacy?
Gabriela Marcu
Dec 3, 2014, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
Gabriela Marcu designs health information systems that fit social practices and workflow, to alleviate the strain that chronic conditions place on our healthcare system.
Jessica Staddon
Nov 19, 2014, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
Jessica Staddon is a research scientist and privacy product lead at Google working on leveraging data for better security and privacy.
Lynda Weinman
Nov 5, 2014, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
Lynda Weinman is co-founder and executive chair of
Oct 29, 2014, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
It works for marketing. It works for finance. And now, big data and predictive analytics are working for HR.
Dr. Frederick R. Chang
Oct 8, 2014, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
Frederick R. Chang is the director of SMU’s Darwin Deason Institute for Cyber Security and the former director of research at the National Security Agency.
Julie Samuels
Sep 10, 2014, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
Julie Samuels discusses recent battles for patent reform and recounts lessons learned.
Arnold Lund
Apr 23, 2014, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
The new frontier in user interfaces is a constellation of wearable gadgets, tablets, smart phones, appliances, and more that can communicate with one another autonomously.
David Reiley
Feb 12, 2014, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
Does online advertising actually work? Google scientist David Reiley says it does — but not in the way you expect. In this lecture, he reveals the surprising impact of online advertising on bricks-and-mortar sales.
Thomas H. Davenport
Sep 18, 2013, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
Dean’s Lecture with Tom Davenport of Babson College, co-founder of the International Institute for Analytics
Jon Whittle
Sep 4, 2013, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
Dean's Lecture, with Jon Whittle of Lancaster University
Dr. Jack Cochran
Apr 10, 2013, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
Jack Cochran, MD, FACS, is the executive director of The Permanente Federation
Duen Horng “Polo” Chau
Nov 28, 2012, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm