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Events

Upcoming Events

Aditya Parameswaran
Oct 17, 2018, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
Making it easy for individuals and teams to manage, analyze, and draw insights from large datasets.
Howard Besser (photo by Dan Streible: http://flic.kr/p/7Wbqr8)
Oct 19, 2018, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
How librarians can support digital privacy practices in their communities.
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Oct 24, 2018, 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
A seminar-style conversation led by Alan Steremberg (Weather Underground co-founder and former Presidential Innovation Fellow) and Corinna Zarek (Mozilla Senior Tech Policy Fellow and former Deputy U.S. Chief Technology Officer). Advance registration required.
CTSP: Center for Technology, Society, and Policy
Oct 25, 2018, 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Hands-on digital security training for people at all levels of expertise.
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Oct 26, 2018, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Sendhil Mullainathan
Oct 31, 2018, 1:10 pm to 2:30 pm
Sendhil Mullainathan discusses how and why algorithms can be designed for fairness.
Issa Kohler-Hausmann
Oct 31, 2018, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
Issa Kohler-Hausmann studies the methodological and theoretical issues in stating and proving discrimination claims.
Jeff Jonas
Oct 31, 2018, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
The EU’s new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes big responsibilities for organizations.
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Nov 5, 2018, 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
MIDS students and alumni are invited to join us for snacks, cold beverages, and refreshing conversation.
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Nov 7, 2018, 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
A seminar-style conversation led by Colleen Chien, former White House Senior Advisor on Intellectual Property and Innovation, and Terah Lyons, former Policy Advisor to the U.S. Chief Technology Officer. Advance registration required.
Shoshanna Zuboff (photo by Sascha Pflaeging)
Nov 9, 2018, 12:10 pm to 2:00 pm
Workshop with Professor Shoshana Zuboff
Cathryn Carson
Nov 9, 2018, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
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Nov 14, 2018, 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
A seminar-style conversation led by Kristie Canegallo, former Deputy White House Chief of Staff for Implementation; DJ Patil, the first U.S. Chief Data Scientist; and Nicole Wong, former Deputy U.S. Chief Technology Officer. Advance registration required.
Women in Tech: The Future of AI
Nov 16, 2018, 11:00 am to 5:00 pm
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Jan 12, 2019, 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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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.

Previous Events

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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.
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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.
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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?
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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.
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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.
Josh Blumenstock
Feb 23, 2018, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Joshua Blumenstock uses novel data and methods to understand the economic lives of the poor.
Sarah Fox
Feb 21, 2018, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
How technology design can help us understand different social phenomena.
Elaine Sedenberg
Feb 16, 2018, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Preliminary research results about companies’s internal research practices in artificial intelligence, machine learning, and behavioral analytics.
Photo by Daria Nepriakhina on Unsplash: https://unsplash.com/photos/zoCDWPuiRuA
Feb 10, 2018, 10:00 am to 4:30 pm
A design workshop for I School students on diversity and inclusion in the tech field.
Marcia J. Bates
Feb 9, 2018, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm

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