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Events

Upcoming Events

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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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Aug 24, 2018, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
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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.
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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Sep 7, 2018, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
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 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.
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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 14, 2018, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Hugo Evans
Sep 17, 2018, 2:10 pm to 3:30 pm
Hugo Evans is VP of Data Science at A.T. Kearney.
Aurangzeb Khan
Sep 24, 2018, 2:10 pm to 3:30 pm
Aurangzeb Khan is the CEO of Altia Systems.
Mike Kelly
Oct 1, 2018, 2:10 pm to 3:30 pm
Mike Kelly is the CIO of Red Hat.
Stephen Comstock
Oct 8, 2018, 2:10 pm to 3:30 pm
Stephen Comstock is the CIO of CBS Interactive, the digital division of CBS.
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.

Previous Events

Wayne de Fremery
Jan 26, 2018, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Wayne de Fremery develops new technologies for investigating Korean literature and documentary traditions
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Jan 23, 2018, 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Meet & mingle with other alumni, students, faculty, and staff.
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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.
Howard Besser (photo by Dan Streible: http://flic.kr/p/7Wbqr8)
Jan 19, 2018, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Howard Besser is a professor of cinema studies and senior scientist for digital initiatives at New York University.
Daniel Gillick
Jan 17, 2018, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
Dan Gillick proposes a new kind of internet search engine based on neural networks.
D. Alex Hughes
Jan 17, 2018, 12:10 pm to 1:30 pm
An audit study of the 2016 election confirms ethnic bias by local election officials.
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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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Dec 12, 2017, 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm
Can a machine know the inner workings of a person’s mind? Drop in and check out student projects that push the boundaries of this emerging field, at the intersection of machine learning, philosophy, and pervasive biosensing.
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Dec 6, 2017, 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
A special opportunity for professionals in product management, UX design or research, data science, or data visualization to meet new talent and share their expertise with the I School.
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Dec 6, 2017, 10:30 am to 12:00 pm
Try out students’ interactive inventions: whimsical and improbable devices designed to teach, solve problems, provoke thought, or create fun.
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Dec 5, 2017, 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm
Join us for the final project poster presentations from the course Info 259. Natural Language Processing.
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Dec 5, 2017, 9:00 am to 11:00 am
Student projects using machine learning to answer interesting and novel questions from a variety of real data sets.
Dawn Nafus
Dec 4, 2017, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
Dawn Nafus is a senior research scientist at Intel Labs, where she researches cultures of quantification and health and environmental sensing.
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Dec 4, 2017, 10:30 am to 12:00 pm
Try out students’ interactive inventions: whimsical and improbable devices designed to teach, solve problems, provoke thought, or create fun.
Dec 1, 2017, 9:00 am to 1:00 pm
Final project presentations for the course Info 290M. Lean/Agile Product Management.
Christine Borgman
Nov 17, 2017, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Christine Borgman is Distinguished Professor and Presidential Chair in Information Studies at UCLA.
Camille François
Nov 16, 2017, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
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Nov 15, 2017, 4:10 pm to 8:00 pm
School of Information Ph.D. students share their innovative research with the community.
Michael Koved, Head of Analytics, Marketing Analytics
Nov 14, 2017, 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm
A topical overview of the marketing ecosystem and the connectivity between the marketing technology stack, the data utilized, data generated, and useful metrics.

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