Upcoming Events

Aug 28, 2019, 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Learn how Berkeley students are defending civil society organizations from cyberattacks, disinformation, and online abuse.
Clifford Lynch
Sep 6, 2019, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
The most significant near-term applications for machine learning in archives and special collections.
Sep 11, 2019, 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Meet new friends and catch up with old on the rooftop deck of venture capital firm Accel
Sep 20, 2019, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
The Center for Long-Term Cybersecurity’s Citizen Clinic is the world's first public interest cybersecurity clinic.
Sep 27, 2019, 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
In 1918, UC Berkeley began a full-time program in library science. Join us to celebrate the 101st birthday and history of the I School, SIMS, SLIS, and School of Librarianship.
Michael Buckland
Oct 4, 2019, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
This School was founded in 1918 on a strong social agenda; Professor Buckland will review the past 101 years of its mission.
Oct 9, 2019, 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Discover how the Organization for Transformative Works built a model for non-corporate, user-driven, online participatory cultures.
Howard Besser (photo by Dan Streible:
Oct 11, 2019, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Aditya Parameswaran
Oct 18, 2019, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Clifford Lynch
Dec 6, 2019, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm

Previous Events

Dr. Andrew L. Brooks
Apr 17, 2019, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
Dr. Andrew L. Brooks is the Chief Data Scientist at the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency
Apr 12, 2019, 4:10 pm to 5:00 pm
North American premiere of In DOCAM’s Footsteps, a new documentary film with scenes shot in South Hall.
Apr 12, 2019, 3:10 pm to 4:00 pm
Instagram filters, Google Map’s live directions, and Pokémon Go demonstrate how augmented reality enhances “real life.”
Apr 5, 2019, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Mar 22, 2019, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
How technical systems employing algorithms are shaping and displacing human decision-making.
Eric Horvitz
Mar 20, 2019, 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm
Eric Horvitz is a technical fellow and director at Microsoft Research.
Mar 16, 2019, 9:00 am to 6:30 pm
The premier student-run conference for the information community.
Big Give logo
Mar 13, 2019, 9:00 pm to Mar 14, 2019, 9:00 pm
Seize the moment during Big Give, Berkeley’s annual fundraising event.
Shoshanna Zuboff (photo by Sascha Pflaeging)
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
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?
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.
Feb 13, 2019, 4:10 pm to 8:00 pm
School of Information Ph.D. students share their innovative research with the community.