Upcoming Events

Aditya Parameswaran
Oct 17, 2018, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
Making it easy for individuals and teams to manage, analyze, and draw insights from large datasets.
Howard Besser (photo by Dan Streible:
Oct 19, 2018, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
How librarians can support digital privacy practices in their communities.
Oct 24, 2018, 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
A seminar-style conversation led by Alan Steremberg (Weather Underground co-founder and former Presidential Innovation Fellow) and Corinna Zarek (Mozilla Senior Tech Policy Fellow and former Deputy U.S. Chief Technology Officer). Advance registration required.
CTSP: Center for Technology, Society, and Policy
Oct 25, 2018, 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Hands-on digital security training for people at all levels of expertise.
Oct 26, 2018, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Sendhil Mullainathan
Oct 31, 2018, 1:10 pm to 2:30 pm
Sendhil Mullainathan discusses how and why algorithms can be designed for fairness.
Issa Kohler-Hausmann
Oct 31, 2018, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
Issa Kohler-Hausmann studies the methodological and theoretical issues in stating and proving discrimination claims.
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.
Nov 5, 2018, 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
MIDS students and alumni are invited to join us for snacks, cold beverages, and refreshing conversation.
Nov 7, 2018, 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
A seminar-style conversation led by Colleen Chien, former White House Senior Advisor on Intellectual Property and Innovation, and Terah Lyons, former Policy Advisor to the U.S. Chief Technology Officer. Advance registration required.
Shoshanna Zuboff (photo by Sascha Pflaeging)
Nov 9, 2018, 12:10 pm to 2:00 pm
Workshop with Professor Shoshana Zuboff
Cathryn Carson
Nov 9, 2018, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Nov 14, 2018, 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
A seminar-style conversation led by Kristie Canegallo, former Deputy White House Chief of Staff for Implementation; DJ Patil, the first U.S. Chief Data Scientist; and Nicole Wong, former Deputy U.S. Chief Technology Officer. Advance registration required.
Women in Tech: The Future of AI
Nov 16, 2018, 11:00 am to 5:00 pm
Jan 12, 2019, 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.
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.

Previous Events

Apr 17, 2009, 8:00 am to Apr 19, 2009, 5:00 pm
The 3rd IEEE/ACM International Conference on Information and Communication Technologies and Development (ICTD2009), in Doha, Qatar
Apr 15, 2009, 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
Judy Estrin, the CEO of JLABS, LLC, and author of “Closing the Innovation Gap,” talks about the importance of reigniting sustainable innovation in business, education and government
Apr 14, 2009, 3:00 pm
I School Professor Pamela Samuelson delivers the University of North Carolina's third annual OCLC/Frederick G. Kilgour Lecture in Information and Library Science, in Chapel Hill, North Carolina.
Apr 1, 2009, 4:00 pm
Andrew Lih recounts colorful behind-the-scenes stories of how obsessive map editors, automated software robots, and warring factions have come to shape a complex online community of knowledge gatherers.
Mar 30, 2009, 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm
Stuart Shieber, head of Harvard University’s Office of Scholarly Communication, discusses Harvard's mandate of open access for its faculty members’ research publications.
Mar 17, 2009, 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm
Mar 13, 2009, 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Mar 11, 2009, 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
Economist John Rutledge discusses nonequilibrium thermodynamics, network failures and the information economy, and the role played by government officials and media in the neuroscience of fear, to demonstrate how the current global economic crisis is a network failure of the worldwide information system.
Mar 9, 2009, 4:00 pm
Philip Howard asks why technology advances more slowly in some societies than in others, and how policy-makers can help
Mar 6, 2009, 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Mar 4, 2009, 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm
Mar 4, 2009, 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
David Clark, formerly the Internet's Chief Protocol Architect, discusses the reasons for the design of the Internet and possible implications if it had been built differently.
Feb 27, 2009, 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Feb 18, 2009, 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Feb 18, 2009, 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
Authors Lowell Feld and Nate Wilcox give first-hand accounts of the burgeoning power of the netroots to determine the outcome of political contests, with a focus on the role of citizen activists in Barack Obama's election, Jim Webb's 2006 Senate victory, and the fall of Tom DeLay.