Upcoming Events

Aug 13, 2020, 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Graduating MIDS students present their data science projects. A panel of judges will select an outstanding project for the Hal R. Varian MIDS Capstone Award.

Previous Events

Mar 11, 2020, 9:00 pm to Mar 12, 2020, 9:00 pm
Seize the moment during Big Give, Berkeley’s annual fundraising event.
Howard Besser (photo by Dan Streible:
Mar 6, 2020, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
How archives and special collections can address the transition from analog to digital creation and the digital deluge.
Roy Schwartz
Mar 6, 2020, 11:10 am to 12:00 pm
Roy Schwartz is a research scientist at the Allen institute for AI and at the computer science and engineering department at the University of Washington.
Mar 4, 2020, 4:10 pm to 8:00 pm
School of Information Ph.D. students share their innovative research with the community.
Women in Data Science, Berkeley
Mar 2, 2020, 8:45 am to 4:30 pm
Women in Data Science is 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.
South Hall
Feb 28, 2020, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Marco Tulio Ribeiro
Feb 28, 2020, 11:10 am to 12:00 pm
Marco Ribeiro is a researcher at Microsoft Research, focused on helping humans interact with machine learning models meaningfully.
Madeleine Clare Elish
Feb 24, 2020, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
Madeleine Clare Elish uncovers the hidden labor behind automated aviation, driverless cars, small scale agriculture, grocery retail, and emergency healthcare.
Hany Farid
Feb 21, 2020, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
A 2009 report was highly critical of many forensic practices. This is the first thorough analysis of the purportedly distinct patterns on the seams of denim pants.
Professor Bin Yu
Feb 19, 2020, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Bin Yu is Chancellor’s Distinguished Professor of statistics and EECS. Her research focuses on practice, algorithm, and theory of statistical machine learning and causal inference.
Palo Alto Downtown Library
Feb 14, 2020, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Monique le Conge Ziesenhenne is the assistant city manager of Palo Alto.
Feb 11, 2020, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Work to develop an indigenous-led security fund in Sub-Saharan Africa.
Feb 7, 2020, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Social media users are generally averse to archiving their posts, but what can we learn from the the 1940 US Census?
Maarten Sap
Feb 7, 2020, 11:10 am to 12:00 pm
Maarten Sap is a Ph.D. student at the University of Washington researching natural language processing for social understanding.
Gracen Brilmyer
Feb 4, 2020, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
Gracen Brilmyer, a 2016 CTSP fellow and MIMS 2016 alum, presents research for their doctoral dissertation.
Yonatan Belinkov
Jan 31, 2020, 11:10 am to 12:00 pm
Yonatan Belinkov is a postdoc at Harvard, where he works on language representations in neural networks.
Tal Linzen
Jan 23, 2020, 11:10 am to 12:00 pm
Tal Linzen is an assistant professor of cognitive science at Johns Hopkins University.
Jan 14, 2020, 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm
Novels pose unique challenges overlooked by current natural language processing systems.