Upcoming Events

Women in Data Science, Berkeley
Mar 8 2021 - All-day event
Join us for a series of events celebrating Women in Data Science at UC Berkeley.
Mar 10, 2021, 4:00 pm to 6:30 pm
School of Information Ph.D. students share their innovative research with the community.
I School students rally for Big Give. (Taken in February 2020)
Mar 10, 2021, 9:00 pm to Mar 11, 2021, 9:00 pm
Seize the moment during Big Give, Berkeley’s annual fundraising event.
Mar 12, 2021, 12:00 pm to 2:30 pm
School of Information Ph.D. students share their innovative research with the community.
Clifford Lynch
Mar 12, 2021, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Ethan Zuckerman
Mar 15, 2021, 10:30 am to 11:30 am
Ethan Zuckerman explores a model for rethinking and rebuilding social media and digital institutions as public goods.
Leslie Johnston
Mar 19, 2021, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Leslie Johnston is director of digital preservation at the U.S. National Archives.
Ryan Shaw
Apr 2, 2021, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Ryan Shaw is an associate professor at the School of Information and Library Science at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Apr 9, 2021, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
How Berkeley’s University Library rose to the challenge of providing course materials to all students in a fully virtual global environment.
Apr 14, 2021, 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Graduating MICS students present their cybersecurity projects.
Apr 22, 2021, 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.
Ron Day
Apr 23, 2021, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Clifford Lynch
Apr 30, 2021, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm

Previous Events

The University of California campus viewed from the southwest with a one horse carriage or buggy in the foreground.
Sep 14, 2018, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Woman Using a Samsung VR Headset at SXSW. Photo courtesy of  Nan Palmero (CC BY 2.0)
Sep 13 2018 - All-day event
An interactive live-action VR comedy that reveals both sides of the gender divide.
Sep 12, 2018, 4:30 pm
In 1918 — 100 years ago — UC Berkeley began a full-time program in library science. Join us to learn about the history of UC Berkeley's School of Information, from its origins in library science to today, and celebrate with us afterward with a reception and birthday cake.
Richard (Dick) D. Daniels
Sep 10, 2018, 2:10 pm to 3:30 pm
Richard Daniels is executive vice president and chief information officer for Kaiser Foundation Hospitals and Health Plan, Inc.
Sep 7, 2018, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Habeus Data: Privacy vs. the Rise of Surveillance Tech, by Cyrus Farivar
Aug 30, 2018, 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm
A panel discussion with tech reporter Cyrus Farivar about the explosive growth of surveillance technology.
Aug 28, 2018, 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm
MIDS students and alumni are invited to join us for snacks, cold beverages, and refreshing conversation.
Clifford Lynch
Aug 24, 2018, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
How recent developments that are rapidly destabilizing the cultural record, and what we can do.
Aug 19, 2018, 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
The annual gathering for I School students, alumni, staff, faculty, and friends.
Littlest Bear Initiative graphic
Jul 26 2018 - All-day event
A fun run/walk/roll for the I School Community! Proceeds benefit Diversity & Inclusion Fellowships.
Jul 16, 2018, 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Alumni and students: meet new friends and mingle with old at an I School meet-up in Seattle.
May 12, 2018, 2:00 pm
Honor the class of 2018 with keynote speaker, student speakers, and presentation of the James R. Chen Awards and the Hal R. Varian MIDS Capstone Award.
May 10, 2018, 4:00 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.
May 7, 2018, 10:30 am to 12:00 pm
Learn more about GEOWorks, the new geospatial data platform from the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency.
Sebastian Benthall
May 4, 2018, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Sebastian Benthall is a security scientist working at the intersection of computer science, economics, law, and philosophy.
May 2, 2018, 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Class projects in information visualization.
Christian Sandvig
Apr 30, 2018, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
What to do when software algorithms are designed for statistical fairness or legal compliance, but still seem unfair.
Tech & Data for Good
Apr 30, 2018, 2:30 pm to 5:30 pm
The Tech & Data for Good Showcase Day will highlight student-led projects that apply tech and data for social good.
Galen Panger
Apr 30, 2018, 2:10 pm to 3:30 pm
New findings about emotions in social media and their implications for social, behavioral, and data sciences.
Michael Buckland
Apr 27, 2018, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
How might we develop a unified framework for the description, indexing, and discovery of all kinds of evidence resources?