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Events

Upcoming Events

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Sep 26, 2022, 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm
How does the shift from in-kind and in-person assistance to cash- and information-based assistance change humanitarian work?
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Sep 27, 2022, 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Leading experts discuss how cybersecurity is set to radically change over the next 5 to 7 years.
Hany Farid
Sep 28, 2022, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
We are awash in disinformation of lies, conspiracies, and now a new form of manipulated media — so-called deepfakes. Hany Farid explains how deepfakes are created and how to tell truth from fiction.
Arya McCarthy
Sep 30, 2022, 11:10 am to 12:30 pm
Arya McCarthy is a Ph.D. candidate at Johns Hopkins University working on massively multilingual natural language processing
Clifford Lynch
Sep 30, 2022, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Thoughts on stewardship of the scholarly and cultural record from adjunct professor Clifford Lynch.
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Oct 7, 2022, 9:30 am to 11:00 am
How infrastructures, assemblages, and ecosystems spread and contribute to harm and how justice can work in complex, interconnected systems.
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Oct 7, 2022, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Michael Buckland & Wayne de Fremery propose context-based changes to bibliographic and library search and discovery.
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Oct 11, 2022, 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm
The Citizen Clinic (INFO/CYBER 289) is a public-interest cybersecurity course that supports the capacity of politically-targeted organizations to defend themselves against online threats. Join us to learn more.
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Oct 12, 2022, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
How the definition, production, and leveraging of information are shaped by caste, class, and gender, and the implications for development.
Alex Tamkin
Oct 14, 2022, 11:10 am to 12:30 pm
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Oct 14, 2022, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Crowdsourcing data has recently become mostly unusable. Catherine Marshall uncovers what’s happening.
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Oct 21, 2022, 9:30 am to 11:00 am
A hands-on workshop focusing on restorative justice.
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Oct 21, 2022, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Jeff Hancock
Oct 26, 2022, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
Jeff Hancock is a leading expert on technology’s role in deception and trust. Hancock is a psychologist and a professor at Stanford University in Communication.
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Oct 28, 2022, 2:30 pm to 4:00 pm
In 1918, UC Berkeley began a full-time program in library science. Join us to celebrate the 104th birthday and history of the I School, SIMS, SLIS, and School of Librarianship.
Clifford Lynch
Nov 4, 2022, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Thoughts on stewardship of the scholarly and cultural record from adjunct professor Clifford Lynch.
Jessica Hullman
Nov 9, 2022, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
Jessica Hullman is a leading expert in information visualization and uncertainty. Hullman is an information scientist and computer scientist by training, and an associate professor at Northwestern University.
Kate Starbird
Nov 16, 2022, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
Kate Starbird is a leading expert on how people use social media to seek, share, and make sense of information and misinformation. Starbird’s training is in technology, media, and society, with an emphasis on HCI, and she is an associate professor at the University of Washington.
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Nov 18, 2022, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
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Nov 30, 2022, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
David Rand is a leading expert in the psychology of misinformation. Rand is a systems biologist and psychologist and runs MIT’s Human Cooperation Lab.

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Previous Events

Vini Jaiswal
Oct 28, 2021, 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm
Vini Jaiswal explains the “data lakehouse” data paradigm, which provides all of the capabilities needed to train and deploy machine learning models.
Alan S. Inouye
Oct 22, 2021, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Alan Inouye discusses how policy-making has evolved in the library & education sectors during the pandemic and possible future directions.
Bill Marczak
Oct 21, 2021, 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm
Bill Marczak shares his experience identifying new threat actors, including Candiru, a secretive Israel-based company that sells spyware exclusively to governments
InfoCamp 2021
Oct 16 2021 - All-day event
The 12th annual InfoCamp explores conflicts in data control and policy. The two-day event, led by IMSA, features an ideathon and a speaker series. The event is free and open to everyone in the information community.
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Oct 15, 2021, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Short reports on various topics, including JCDL, SNAC, information science history, relevance theory, and more.
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Oct 13, 2021, 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm
The Citizen Clinic (INFO 289) is a public-interest cybersecurity course that supports the capacity of politically-targeted organizations to defend themselves against online threats. Join us to learn more.
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Oct 8, 2021, 2:30 pm to 4:00 pm
In 1918, UC Berkeley began a full-time program in library science. Join us to celebrate the 103rd birthday and history of the I School, SIMS, SLIS, and School of Librarianship.
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Oct 7, 2021, 10:00 am to 12:15 pm
The UC Berkeley Center for Long-Term Cybersecurity (CLTC) invites you to the fifth-annual Research Exchange.
Leonardo Bursztyn
Oct 1, 2021, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Leonardo Bursztyn is an economist at the University of Chicago whose research uses field experiments to understand people’s decision-making.
Leslie Johnston
Sep 24, 2021, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Leslie Johnston is director of digital preservation at the U.S. National Archives.
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Sep 17, 2021, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Wayne de Fremery and Michael Buckland explore the idea that relevance can be understood as creative opportunity.
Clifford Lynch
Sep 10, 2021, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Vast amounts of video are being produced by colleges and universities today. What management and preservation challenges should institutions be addressing?
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Sep 1, 2021, 5:45 pm to 7:15 pm
Join us as we welcome the MICS Summer and Fall 2021 cohorts. Open to all MICS students and alumni.  
Clifford Lynch
Aug 27, 2021, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
On the web’s 30th birthday, Clifford Lynch describes how the concept of “web archiving” has outlived its usefulness.
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Aug 12, 2021, 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Graduating MIDS students present their data science projects. A panel of judges will select an outstanding project for the Hal R. Varian MIDS Capstone Award.
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Aug 10, 2021, 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Graduating 5th Year MIDS students present their data science projects.
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Aug 4, 2021, 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Graduating MICS students present their cybersecurity projects. A panel of judges will select an outstanding project for the Lily L. Chang MICS Capstone Award.
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Jul 26, 2021, 12:01 am to Aug 8, 2021, 11:30 pm
A fun run/walk/roll for the I School Community! Proceeds benefit Diversity & Inclusion Fellowships.
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Jun 15 2021 - All-day event
Celebrate Pride and the life of I School alumnus Paul Fasana (M.L.S. ’60) with a gift to the Paul Fasana LGBTQ Studies Fellowship Fund.
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Jun 9, 2021, 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm
Celebrate our student and alumni mentors.

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