Upcoming Events

Feb 26, 2021, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Information access seminar, with Wayne de Fremery and Michael Buckland
Marcia J. Bates
Mar 5, 2021, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
An overview of the last 50 years of information science research on information seeking and transfer.
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.
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
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

Apr 24 2018 - 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.
Apr 23, 2018, 2:10 pm to 4:00 pm
How do we address social media’s role in harm and conflict?
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Apr 20, 2018, 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm
Nicholas Weaver explains why cryptocurrencies must die.
Apr 3, 2018, 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
MIDS students and alumni are invited to a fun happy hour.
Juliana Schroeder
Mar 22, 2018, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Recent research explores how the voice can affect the likelihood of mistaking a person for a machine or a machine for a person.
Niloufar Salehi
Mar 21, 2018, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
Niloufar Salehi introduces social computing systems to support collective action.
Jon Kleinberg
Mar 19, 2018, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
What does it mean for algorithmic classification to be fair, and how can we promote algorithmic fairness?
InfoCamp 2018
Mar 17, 2018, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
The premier student-run conference for the information community, with a focus on augmenting society and the vanishing divide between digital and physical worlds.
Mar 16, 2018, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
The Internet of Things will be tethered, blurring the lines between physical goods, digital goods, and digital services.
Ethan Fast
Mar 14, 2018, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
We imagine a future in which computers understand a broad range of human behaviors, but today’s systems fall short of these visions.
Stephen Abrams
Mar 9, 2018, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Cultural preservation is a form of communication with the future. So how can we measure its success?
Clifford Lynch
Mar 9, 2018, 1:30 pm to 3:00 pm
The challenge of cultural stewardship when everyone is a content producer.
Mar 8, 2018, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Catherine Crump & Andrew Guthrie Ferguson discuss issues related to surveillance, policing, and civil liberties.
Now is the moment — BIG GIVE — 3.8.18
Mar 7, 2018, 9:00 pm to Mar 8, 2018, 9:00 pm
Seize the moment during Big Give, Berkeley’s annual fundraising event.
Nazanin Andalibi
Mar 7, 2018, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
How can social media platforms better foster well-being when people experience distress and stigma?
Mar 5, 2018, 8:30 am to 5:15 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.
Mar 2, 2018, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Angèle Christin
Feb 26, 2018, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
Angèle Christin documents a gap between the intended and actual effects of algorithms in two professions.