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Events

Upcoming Events

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Dec 21, 2017, 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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Jan 21, 2018, 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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Jan 23, 2018, 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Meet & mingle with other alumni, students, faculty, and staff.
Dan Jurafsky
Jan 31, 2018, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
A linguistic analysis of policy body-camera data from traffic stops reveals race-based differences. How can the findings improve police-community relations?

Previous Events

Co-hosted by the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy
Apr 1, 2014, 9:00 am to 6:00 pm
This workshop, hosted by the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, will examine the policy implications of the use of large data sets and sophisticated analytics for decision-making.
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Mar 15, 2014, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
InfoCamp is an unconference for the information community. Join us for an inspiring day of user experience, data science, information architecture, interaction design, informatics, and more.
Jane Greenberg
Mar 12, 2014, 12:40 pm to 2:00 pm
Jane Greenberg is a professor at the School of Information and Library Science, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and the director of the SILS Metadata Research Center.
Mar 7, 2014, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
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Mar 6, 2014, 10:30 am to 4:30 pm
A one-day symposium on privacy protections, surveillance methods, and modes of resistance in a digital age.
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Feb 26, 2014, 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm
How should we balance national security and privacy and civil liberties in federal counterterrorism programs? Join members of the U.S. Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board to discuss government transparency, US surveillance programs, and the path forward.
Ying Ding
Feb 26, 2014, 12:10 pm to 1:30 pm
Two use cases of the potential of semantic technologies for data integration and data analysis.
Jimmy Lin
Feb 24, 2014, 12:10 pm to 1:30 pm
Jimmy Lin is an associate professor in the College of Information Studies at the University of Maryland.
Feb 21, 2014, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Daniel Russell is Google’s Über Tech Lead for Search Quality and User Happiness
David Reiley
Feb 12, 2014, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
Does online advertising actually work? Google scientist David Reiley says it does — but not in the way you expect. In this lecture, he reveals the surprising impact of online advertising on bricks-and-mortar sales.
Benjamin Stokes
Feb 12, 2014, 12:10 pm to 1:00 pm
Benjamin Stokes investigates how digital media foster civic engagement, informal learning, and activism.
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Feb 5, 2014, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
A timely and engaging conversation with Cindy Cohn, legal director of the Electronic Frontier Foundation, and Nicole Ozer, technology and civil liberties director at the ACLU of Northern California.
Jan 31, 2014, 3:10 pm to 5:10 pm
Jan 24, 2014, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
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Dec 11, 2013, 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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