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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

Marshall Kuypers
Nov 15, 2016, 12:00 pm
Marshall Kuypers is a cyber-risk scientist at Qadium.
Data Dialogs
Nov 7, 2016, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
A one-day conference bringing together data experts from industry, research, and academia.
Angela McKay
Nov 3, 2016, 12:00 pm
Angela McKay is director of Microsoft’s government security, policy and strategy team.
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Nov 2, 2016, 5:30 pm to 8:00 pm
Join us for our annual alumni-student mixer.
Steve Walker
Nov 1, 2016, 12:00 pm
Steve Walker is a cybersecurity expert working with small multi-billion dollar companies.
Oct 21, 2016, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Oct 21, 2016, 3:00 pm to 7:00 pm
An opportunity to match non-profit and community organizations with technologists, to tackle relevant and impactful projects to benefit the public good.
Sandeep Bhadra
Oct 5, 2016, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
Sandeep Bhadra is a venture capitalist at Menlo Ventures. His talk will describe what venture capital firms look for in potential investment candidates, and ‘long-term greedy’ strategies for founders when raising capital
Chris Finan
Sep 27, 2016, 12:00 pm
Chris Finan is CEO and co-founder of Manifold Technology, a Silicon Valley-based startup that addresses security and governance challenges in advanced infrastructure.
Marcia J. Bates
Sep 16, 2016, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Jeff Jonas
Sep 14, 2016, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
Jeff Jonas is an acclaimed data scientist who thrives on solving some of the world’s most complex business challenges.
Sep 9, 2016, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Stewardship as a topic of research, including its relationship to other areas and disciplines, including information security and preservation.
Aug 26, 2016, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Biographies in machine-parsable structures can provide vital infrastructure for historians, biographers, and other researchers.
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Aug 25, 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.

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