Upcoming Events

Jan 28, 2022, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Relevance has long been considered central to information science. A deeper analysis leads to a narrower, more precise definition.
University of California - California Digital Library
Feb 4, 2022, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Daniella Lowenberg of the California Digital Library discusses integrity and ethical issues in data publishing and community-built resources.
Mark Graham, Internet Archive
Feb 11, 2022, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Mark Graham is the director of the Wayback Machine at the Internet Archive.
Roger C. Schonfeld
Feb 18, 2022, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Roger Schonfeld reviews recent concerns about research misconduct, publishing fraud, and misinformation and discusses potential policy responses.
Women in Data Science, Berkeley
Mar 7 2022 - All-day event
Join us for a series of events celebrating Women in Data Science at UC Berkeley.
BIG GIVE 3.10.22
Mar 9, 2022, 9:00 pm to Mar 10, 2022, 9:00 pm
24-hour fundraising drive
Danielle Cooper, Ithaka S+R
Apr 29, 2022, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Danielle Cooper discusses Ithaka S+R’s research on scholarly information and technology practices that foster successful data sharing in data communities.

Previous Events

Mar 22, 2019, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
How technical systems employing algorithms are shaping and displacing human decision-making.
Eric Horvitz
Mar 20, 2019, 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm
Eric Horvitz is a technical fellow and director at Microsoft Research.
Mar 16, 2019, 9:00 am to 6:30 pm
The premier student-run conference for the information community.
Big Give logo
Mar 13, 2019, 9:00 pm to Mar 14, 2019, 9:00 pm
Seize the moment during Big Give, Berkeley’s annual fundraising event.
Shoshanna Zuboff (photo by Sascha Pflaeging)
Mar 12, 2019, 2:40 pm to 4:30 pm
Workshop with Professor Shoshana Zuboff
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?
Victoria Coleman
Mar 6, 2019, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
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.
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.
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?
Feb 15, 2019, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Mark Graham is the director of the Wayback Machine at the Internet Archive.
Yifan Sun
Feb 14, 2019, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
How good data models facilitate optimization and generalization in machine learning.
Feb 13, 2019, 4:10 pm to 8:00 pm
School of Information Ph.D. students share their innovative research with the community.
Michael Buckland
Feb 8, 2019, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
A change to a society’s pattern of communication, coordination, trust, and coercion is culturally disruptive.
Feb 1, 2019, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Has widespread news of abuse made people more protective of their personal data?
Micahel Rivera
Jan 30, 2019, 12:40 pm to 2:00 pm
Massive impersonal unsolicited email campaigns might actually backfire.