Upcoming Events

Clifford Lynch
Aug 24, 2018, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
How recent developments that are rapidly destabilizing the cultural record, and what we can do.
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.
Habeus Data: Privacy vs. the Rise of Surveillance Tech, by Cyrus Farivar
Aug 30, 2018, 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm
A panel discussion with tech reporter Cyrus Farivar about the explosive growth of surveillance technology.
Sep 7, 2018, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Richard (Dick) D. Daniels
Sep 10, 2018, 2:10 pm to 3:30 pm
Richard Daniels is executive vice president and chief information officer for Kaiser Foundation Hospitals and Health Plan, Inc.
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.
Woman Using a Samsung VR Headset at SXSW. Photo courtesy of  Nan Palmero (CC BY 2.0)
Sep 13 2018 - All-day event
An interactive live-action VR comedy that reveals both sides of the gender divide.
The University of California campus viewed from the southwest with a one horse carriage or buggy in the foreground.
Sep 14, 2018, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Hugo Evans
Sep 17, 2018, 2:10 pm to 3:30 pm
Hugo Evans is VP of Data Science at A.T. Kearney.
Zachary Bleemer
Sep 21, 2018, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Zachary Bleemer is director of the University of California ClioMetric History Project.
Aurangzeb Khan
Sep 24, 2018, 2:10 pm to 3:30 pm
Aurangzeb Khan is the CEO of Altia Systems.
Michael Buckland
Sep 28, 2018, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Mike Kelly
Oct 1, 2018, 2:10 pm to 3:30 pm
Mike Kelly is the CIO of Red Hat.
Stephen Comstock
Oct 8, 2018, 2:10 pm to 3:30 pm
Stephen Comstock is the CIO of CBS Interactive, the digital division of CBS.
Jeff Jonas
Oct 31, 2018, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
The EU’s new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes big responsibilities for organizations.

Previous Events

Juliana Schroeder
Mar 22, 2018, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Recent research explores how the voice can affect the likelihood of mistaking a person for a machine or a machine for a person.
Niloufar Salehi
Mar 21, 2018, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
Niloufar Salehi introduces social computing systems to support collective action.
Jon Kleinberg
Mar 19, 2018, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
What does it mean for algorithmic classification to be fair, and how can we promote algorithmic fairness?
InfoCamp 2018
Mar 17, 2018, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
The premier student-run conference for the information community, with a focus on augmenting society and the vanishing divide between digital and physical worlds.
Mar 16, 2018, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
The Internet of Things will be tethered, blurring the lines between physical goods, digital goods, and digital services.
Ethan Fast
Mar 14, 2018, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
We imagine a future in which computers understand a broad range of human behaviors, but today’s systems fall short of these visions.
Stephen Abrams
Mar 9, 2018, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Cultural preservation is a form of communication with the future. So how can we measure its success?
Clifford Lynch
Mar 9, 2018, 1:30 pm to 3:00 pm
The challenge of cultural stewardship when everyone is a content producer.
Mar 8, 2018, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Catherine Crump & Andrew Guthrie Ferguson discuss issues related to surveillance, policing, and civil liberties.
Now is the moment — BIG GIVE — 3.8.18
Mar 7, 2018, 9:00 pm to Mar 8, 2018, 9:00 pm
Seize the moment during Big Give, Berkeley’s annual fundraising event.
Nazanin Andalibi
Mar 7, 2018, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
How can social media platforms better foster well-being when people experience distress and stigma?
Mar 5, 2018, 8:30 am to 5:15 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.
Mar 2, 2018, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Angèle Christin
Feb 26, 2018, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
Angèle Christin documents a gap between the intended and actual effects of algorithms in two professions.
Josh Blumenstock
Feb 23, 2018, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Joshua Blumenstock uses novel data and methods to understand the economic lives of the poor.
Sarah Fox
Feb 21, 2018, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
How technology design can help us understand different social phenomena.
Elaine Sedenberg
Feb 16, 2018, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Preliminary research results about companies’s internal research practices in artificial intelligence, machine learning, and behavioral analytics.
Photo by Daria Nepriakhina on Unsplash:
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.
Feb 9, 2018, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
AnnaLee Saxenian
Feb 2, 2018, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Dean Saxenian will comment on some of the challenges and opportunities facing the campus and the School.