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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

Feb 9, 2017, 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
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Feb 3, 2017, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
What if we take the central concept of information science and see where it leads?
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Jan 27, 2017, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Reading analytics are a relatively new development but are being deployed in many contexts and at a variety of scales.
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Jan 26, 2017, 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
A fun, informal event to learn computer security tools to protect yourself and others from hacking and surveillance.
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Jan 20, 2017, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Library and bibliographical practices for discovery and access are based on now-obsolete assumptions that pre-date digital networks. So we need to go back to basics and build more useful designs based on contemporary assumptions.
Satish Ramachandran
Jan 18, 2017, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
Satish Ramachandran is the global head of design at Nutanix, where he applies design to reimagine enterprise computing.
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Jan 14, 2017, 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.
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Dec 19, 2016, 5:00 pm to 8:00 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.
Bill Marczak
Dec 9, 2016, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Bill Marczak researches nation-state information controls employed against dissidents and government malware tools.
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Dec 7, 2016, 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm
Try out students’ interactive inventions: whimsical and improbable devices designed to teach, solve problems, provoke thought, or create fun.
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Dec 7, 2016, 10:30 am to 12:30 pm
Thirteen student projects, including a joke recommender, an analysis of Hillary's emails, and a predictor of drug to drug interactions. 
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Dec 6, 2016, 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Final project presentation and feedback session for the course  Info 290. Sensors, Humans, Data, Apps.
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Dec 5, 2016, 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm
Try out students’ interactive inventions: whimsical and improbable devices designed to teach, solve problems, provoke thought, or create fun.
Ph.D. student Laura Devendorf
Dec 5, 2016, 10:10 am to 11:00 am
John Crain
Nov 29, 2016, 12:00 pm
John Crain is responsible for the overall security, stability and resiliency of the Internet’s identifier systems and associated infrastructures.
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Nov 18, 2016, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
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Nov 18, 2016, 6:00 am to 7:30 am
Join the University of California Berkeley Center for Long-Term Cybersecurity and Bipartisan Policy Center for a discussion on innovative approaches to upcoming challenges in cybersecurity.
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Nov 17 2016 - All-day event
The butterfly effect explains change. The Berkeley Effect changes the world.
Ryan Freitas
Nov 16, 2016, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
Ryan Freitas is the director of product design for news feeds at Facebook.

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