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Events

Upcoming Events

Data Dialogs
Oct 23, 2017, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
A one-day conference bringing together data experts from industry, research, and academia.
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Oct 24, 2017, 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
MIDS students and alumni are invited to mingle over beverages & bites in the one-of-a-kind Autodesk Gallery.
Alberto Cairo
Oct 25, 2017, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
With facts and truth increasingly under assault, sifting through the visual information and misinformation is more critical than ever.
David Sanger (photo: Miller Center, Charlottesville, Virginia https://flic.kr/p/9Y3P5Z)
Nov 1, 2017, 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
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Nov 9, 2017, 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Connect with other MIDS students and alumni or learn more about the degree program.
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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.
Camille François
Nov 16, 2017, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
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Dec 21, 2017, 5:00 pm to 7:00 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.
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

Cathy Marshall
Apr 28, 2017, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Cathy Marshall is an adjunct professor at the Texas A&M University Center for the Study of Digital Libraries.
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Apr 25, 2017, 6:00 pm to 7:45 pm
A panel discussion of the role of digital media in political action, advocacy, and public life, from the Berkeley campus to the national stage.
Tom Lowenthal
Apr 25, 2017, 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
How is the information revolution affecting the future of journalism and an informed society?
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Apr 22, 2017, 11:00 am to 2:00 pm
Join the BioSENSE research group and experience Virtual Reality while exploring signals from your body like heart beat, brainwaves, and more, at Cal’s annual Open House.
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Apr 21, 2017, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Mapping and visualization of transdisciplinary data with the Electronic Cultural Atlas Initiative.
Tarleton Gillespie
Apr 19, 2017, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
How should social media police inappropriate speech and anti-social behavior?
Serge Egelman
Apr 19, 2017, 1:10 pm to 2:30 pm
How can your phone’s operating system help you make smart decisions about personal privacy?
Ron Deibert
Apr 18, 2017, 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Ron Deibert is director of the Citizen Lab at the Munk School of Global Affairs and a leading scholar of global security, ICTs, and human rights.
Photo courtesty of Nic McPhee (CC BY-SA 2.0) https://flic.kr/p/385btc
Apr 14, 2017, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Berkeley Prosopography Services is an open-source digital toolkit supporting prosopographical research and generating interactive visualizations of the connections that link individuals.
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Apr 12, 2017, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
Insight from data science director Danny Ferrante and user research manager Umer Farooq.
Nithya Sambasivan
Apr 12, 2017, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
As technology finds new users in developing countries, alternative interactions emerge that challenge our design assumptions. Nithya Sambasivan presents her research on designing for human collectives in developing countries, with examples from her prior work in India.
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Apr 11, 2017, 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
A panel discussion about the impact of CSIS’s cybersecurity recommendations in the years to come
Justin Cheng
Apr 11, 2017, 9:40 am to 11:00 am
New computational methods for understanding and predicting antisocial behavior and misinformation in online communities.
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Apr 7, 2017, 4:00 pm to Apr 8, 2017, 3:30 pm
Calling all Berkeley STEM students to promote positive social norms and make a difference for good.
Emanuel Goldberg
Apr 7, 2017, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Join Michael Buckland for the North American premiere of a documentary about Emanuel Goldberg, the forgotten developer of the first electronic search engine.
Sauvik Das
Apr 5, 2017, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
In the era of pervasive, connected smart things, cybersecurity depends on the complex social consequences of our security behaviors.
Emily Reid
Apr 4, 2017, 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Cybersecurity talent is more needed than ever, but the pipeline to fill these jobs is sorely lacking. Emily Reid will illustrate the problem and provide recommended strategies to address the challenge.
Clifford Lynch
Mar 24, 2017, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Clifford Lynch is the director of the Coalition for Networked Information (CNI) and an adjunct professor at the School of Information.
Lothar Schubert
Mar 22, 2017, 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm
An introduction to the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), with real-life case studies from GE Digital.
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Mar 18, 2017, 9:00 am to 5:30 pm
The unconference for the information community

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