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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

Peter Dabrock (photo: Dominik Gigler)
Oct 4, 2018, 12:45 pm to 2:00 pm
Peter Dabrock, chair of the German Ethics Council, explores the potential of big data to constrain the real-world exercise of freedom and self-determination.
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Oct 3, 2018, 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
A seminar-style conversation led by former White House advisor Tom Kalil and former United States Digital Service leader Jennifer Anastasoff. Advance registration required.
Mike Kelly
Oct 1, 2018, 2:10 pm to 3:30 pm
Mike Kelly is the CIO of Red Hat.
Marcia J. Bates
Sep 28, 2018, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Marcia J. Bates is professor emerita in the UCLA Department of Information Studies.
Aurangzeb Khan
Sep 24, 2018, 2:10 pm to 3:30 pm
Aurangzeb Khan is the CEO of Altia Systems.
Michael Buckland
Sep 21, 2018, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
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Sep 19, 2018, 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
A seminar-style conversation with hosts Tim O’Reilly, Jen Pahlka (Code for America), and Ryan Panchadsaram (former US Deputy Chief Technology Officer). Advance registration required.
Hugo Evans
Sep 17, 2018, 2:10 pm to 3:30 pm
Hugo Evans is VP of Data Science at A.T. Kearney.
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Sep 14, 2018, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Woman Using a Samsung VR Headset at SXSW. Photo courtesy of  Nan Palmero https://flic.kr/p/qJPZEL (CC BY 2.0)
Sep 13 2018 - All-day event
An interactive live-action VR comedy that reveals both sides of the gender divide.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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Aug 19, 2018, 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
The annual gathering for I School students, alumni, staff, faculty, and friends.
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Jul 26 2018 - All-day event
A fun run/walk/roll for the I School Community! Proceeds benefit Diversity & Inclusion Fellowships.
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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.
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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.

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