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Events

Upcoming Events

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?
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.
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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.
Victoria Coleman
Mar 6, 2019, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
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?
Shoshanna Zuboff (photo by Sascha Pflaeging)
Mar 12, 2019, 2:40 pm to 4:30 pm
Workshop with Professor Shoshana Zuboff
InfoCamp
Mar 16, 2019, 9:00 am to 6:30 pm
The premier student-run conference for the information community.
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Mar 22, 2019, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Jeffrey MacKie-Mason
Apr 19, 2019, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
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Apr 23 2019 - 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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Apr 24, 2019, 11:00 am to 12:00 pm
A panel of women in senior leadership roles in the technology sector discuss their experiences in an industry that continues to be largely male-dominated.
AnnaLee Saxenian
Apr 26, 2019, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Niloufar Salehi
May 3, 2019, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
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May 19, 2019, 10:00 am
Honor the class of 2019 with keynote speaker, student speakers, and presentation of the James R. Chen Awards and the Hal R. Varian MIDS Capstone Awards.

Previous Events

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Nov 14, 2018, 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
A seminar-style conversation led by Kristie Canegallo, former Deputy White House Chief of Staff for Implementation; DJ Patil, the first U.S. Chief Data Scientist; and Nicole Wong, former Deputy U.S. Chief Technology Officer. Advance registration required.
Cathryn Carson
Nov 9, 2018, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
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Nov 7, 2018, 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
A seminar-style conversation led by Colleen Chien, former White House Senior Advisor on Intellectual Property and Innovation, and Terah Lyons, former Policy Advisor to the U.S. Chief Technology Officer. Advance registration required.
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Nov 5, 2018, 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
MIDS students and alumni are invited to join us for snacks, cold beverages, and refreshing conversation.
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.
Issa Kohler-Hausmann
Oct 31, 2018, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
Issa Kohler-Hausmann studies the methodological and theoretical issues in stating and proving discrimination claims.
Sendhil Mullainathan
Oct 31, 2018, 1:10 pm to 2:30 pm
Sendhil Mullainathan discusses how machine learning can improve our understanding of the health system itself.
Citizen Clinic
Oct 30, 2018, 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm
Learn how the Citizen Clinic provides hands-on experience developing and implementing cybersecurity practices for politically-vulnerable organizations.
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Oct 26, 2018, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
CTSP: Center for Technology, Society, and Policy
Oct 25, 2018, 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Hands-on digital security training for people at all levels of expertise.
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Oct 24, 2018, 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
A seminar-style conversation led by Alan Steremberg (Weather Underground co-founder and former Presidential Innovation Fellow) and Corinna Zarek (Mozilla Senior Tech Policy Fellow and former Deputy U.S. Chief Technology Officer). Advance registration required.
Howard Besser (photo by Dan Streible: http://flic.kr/p/7Wbqr8)
Oct 19, 2018, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
How librarians can support digital privacy practices in their communities.
Aditya Parameswaran
Oct 17, 2018, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
Making it easy for individuals and teams to manage, analyze, and draw insights from large datasets.
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Oct 10, 2018, 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm
Ofir Weisse explains how the Foreshadow attack dismantles Intel's SGX security — previously considered the most secure feature of Intel chips — and also bypasses virtual machine isolation between users in the cloud.
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.
Zachary Bleemer
Oct 5, 2018, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Zachary Bleemer is director of the University of California ClioMetric History Project.
CTSP: Center for Technology, Society, and Policy
Oct 4, 2018, 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm
Join CTSP and IMSA to brainstorm ideas for projects that address the challenges of technology, society, and policy.

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