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Events

Upcoming Events

Data Dialogs
Oct 23, 2017, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
A one-day conference bringing together data experts from industry, research, and academia.
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Oct 24, 2017, 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
MIDS students and alumni are invited to mingle over beverages & bites in the one-of-a-kind Autodesk Gallery.
Alberto Cairo
Oct 25, 2017, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
With facts and truth increasingly under assault, sifting through the visual information and misinformation is more critical than ever.
David Sanger (photo: Miller Center, Charlottesville, Virginia https://flic.kr/p/9Y3P5Z)
Nov 1, 2017, 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
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Nov 9, 2017, 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Connect with other MIDS students and alumni or learn more about the degree program.
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Nov 15, 2017, 4:10 pm to 8:00 pm
School of Information Ph.D. students share their innovative research with the community.
Camille François
Nov 16, 2017, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
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Dec 21, 2017, 5:00 pm to 7:00 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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Jan 21, 2018, 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.
Dan Jurafsky
Jan 31, 2018, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
A linguistic analysis of policy body-camera data from traffic stops reveals race-based differences. How can the findings improve police-community relations?

Previous Events

Abigail De Kosnik
Sep 8, 2017, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Abigail De Kosnik is an associate professor of New Media and Theater, Dance & Performance Studies.
Hany Farid
Sep 5, 2017, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
Online platforms today are being used in deplorably diverse ways. How can technology companies allow the free flow of ideas while reining in abuses?
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Aug 28, 2017, 5:00 pm to 7:00 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.
Clifford Lynch
Aug 25, 2017, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Clifford Lynch introduces the “age of algorithms” and suggests opportunities for future research.
Daniel Gillick
Jul 28, 2017, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Daniel Gillick is a research scientist at Google, where he focuses on natural language processing. 
Vartika Singh
Jul 21, 2017, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Vartika Singh is a data science architect at Cloudera.
Lina Nilsson
Jul 11, 2017, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Lina Nilsson is a biochemical engineer and the COO of Enlitic, a medical deep learning company.
Dr. James G. Shanahan
Jul 6, 2017, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Using lens of reverse mode autodiff, with examples and Jupyter notebooks in Python and TensorFlow.
Richard Socher
Jun 20, 2017, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Richard Socher is the chief scientist at Salesforce and researches artificial intelligence (deep learning, natural language processing, and computer vision)
Prabhat, National Energy Research Scientific Computing Center
May 23, 2017, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Deep learning has enabled major breakthroughs in the fields of computer vision, speech recognition, and control systems.
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May 13, 2017, 12:00 pm
Honor the class of 2017 with keynote speaker, student speakers, and presentation of the James R. Chen Awards and the Hal R. Varian MIDS Capstone Award.
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May 11, 2017, 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Graduating master’s students present their intriguing research projects and innovative new information systems. A panel of judges will select one outstanding project from each track for the James R. Chen Award.
DataEDGE
May 8 2017 - All-day event
Are you and your organization taking advantage of the opportunities created by the flood of new data? The DataEDGE conference will bring you up to speed on the data revolution.
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May 4, 2017, 3:40 pm to 5:00 pm
Final project presentations for the course Info 290T. Data Mining and Analytics.
Frank L. Smith III
May 3, 2017, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
What quantum technologies are on the horizon and how will they influence the future of international security?
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May 3, 2017, 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Class projects in information visualization.
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May 2, 2017, 3:40 pm to 5:00 pm
Final project presentations for the course Info 290T. Data Mining and Analytics.
Ignacio Arnaldo
May 2, 2017, 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
The challenges of using advanced analytics to monitor cybersecurity threats.
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May 1, 2017, 5:00 pm to 7:00 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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May 1, 2017, 1:10 pm to 2:30 pm
Analyses of real-world data with the potential benefit the world’s poor.

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