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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

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May 10, 2018, 4:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Graduating master’s students present their intriguing research projects and innovative new information systems. A panel of judges will select one outstanding project from each track for the James R. Chen Award.
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May 7, 2018, 10:30 am to 12:00 pm
Learn more about GEOWorks, the new geospatial data platform from the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency.
Sebastian Benthall
May 4, 2018, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Sebastian Benthall is a security scientist working at the intersection of computer science, economics, law, and philosophy.
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May 2, 2018, 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Class projects in information visualization.
Christian Sandvig
Apr 30, 2018, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
What to do when software algorithms are designed for statistical fairness or legal compliance, but still seem unfair.
Tech & Data for Good
Apr 30, 2018, 2:30 pm to 5:30 pm
The Tech & Data for Good Showcase Day will highlight student-led projects that apply tech and data for social good.
Galen Panger
Apr 30, 2018, 2:10 pm to 3:30 pm
New findings about emotions in social media and their implications for social, behavioral, and data sciences.
Michael Buckland
Apr 27, 2018, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
How might we develop a unified framework for the description, indexing, and discovery of all kinds of evidence resources?
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Apr 26, 2018, 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.
Doug Tygar
Apr 26, 2018, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Doug Tygar is professor of information and computer science who works in the areas of computer security, privacy, and electronic commerce.
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Apr 24 2018 - 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 23, 2018, 2:10 pm to 4:00 pm
How do we address social media’s role in harm and conflict?
Image courtesy of btckeychain/Flickr: https://flic.kr/p/o3qhRn
Apr 20, 2018, 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm
Nicholas Weaver explains why cryptocurrencies must die.
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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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