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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

Ofer Bergman (photo by Ephrat Beloosesky)
Mar 17, 2017, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Ofer Bergman is an associate professor in the information science department at Bar-Ilan University, Israel.
Beena Ammanath
Mar 15, 2017, 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm
Real-world case studies of the benefits of the torrent of data generated by GE’s machines, networks, devices, and data centers.
Wendy Ju
Mar 15, 2017, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
The advent of autonomous vehicles is exciting and alarming. Their success will depend on the driver-vehicle interaction.
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Mar 10, 2017, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Gilad Rosner
Mar 7, 2017, 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Gilad Rosner is the founder of the Internet of Things Privacy Forum.
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Mar 3, 2017, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Laurin Weissinger
Feb 28, 2017, 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm
Laurin Weissinger is a doctoral candidate and cybersecurity researcher at Oxford University and a visiting scholar at UC Berkeley’s Center for Long-Term Cybersecurity.
Rob Sanderson (photo: Sarah Waldorf/Getty Center)
Feb 24, 2017, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Rob Sanderson is a semantic architect at the Getty Center, Los Angeles, and a passionate advocate for open culture, linked open data, and the digitization of cultural heritage.
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Feb 23, 2017, 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
How will the government address cybersecurity or privacy legislation? Will net-neutrality be reversed? Our all-star panel weighs in on what technology policy can we expect in 2017.
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Feb 15, 2017, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
How can online social media communities support and empower victims of sexual violence?
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Feb 15, 2017, 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Learn the fundamentals of machine learning, deep learning & artificial intelligence focused on newly optimized frameworks for Intel Architecture like Neon, Caffe, and Theano from professional and academic experts.
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Feb 15, 2017, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
The world of computer security keeps changing. Mikko Hypponen will look at the latest big hacking cases and reveal what really went on.
Heather West
Feb 14, 2017, 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Heather West works on security, cybersecurity, data governance, and privacy in the digital age as a senior policy manager at Mozilla.
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Feb 10, 2017, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Feb 9, 2017, 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
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Feb 3, 2017, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
What if we take the central concept of information science and see where it leads?
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Jan 27, 2017, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Reading analytics are a relatively new development but are being deployed in many contexts and at a variety of scales.
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Jan 26, 2017, 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
A fun, informal event to learn computer security tools to protect yourself and others from hacking and surveillance.
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Jan 20, 2017, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Library and bibliographical practices for discovery and access are based on now-obsolete assumptions that pre-date digital networks. So we need to go back to basics and build more useful designs based on contemporary assumptions.
Satish Ramachandran
Jan 18, 2017, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
Satish Ramachandran is the global head of design at Nutanix, where he applies design to reimagine enterprise computing.

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