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.
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
Mar 16, 2019, 9:00 am to 6:30 pm
The premier student-run conference for the information community.
Mar 22, 2019, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Jeffrey MacKie-Mason
Apr 19, 2019, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
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.
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
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

Aug 30, 2009, 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm
All I School students, faculty, staff, alumni, and their families are invited to welcome our newest class to the I School family.
Aug 28, 2009, 9:00 am to 5:15 pm
Complete video is now available from the I School's recent conference on the opportunities and risks of the proposed Google Books settlement.
Aug 12, 2009, 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm
What role should the law play in the creation of more secure or trustworthy networks? Deirdre Mulligan sets forth a new legal framework for cybersecurity.
Chicago skyline (photo: <a href="">Terence Faircloth</a>)
Jul 12, 2009, 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Reception for friends and alumni of the I School, SIMS, SLIS, and the School of Librarianship, at the annual ALA Conference
May 16, 2009, 2:00 pm
Honor the class of 2009 with student speakers, keynote speaker John Markoff of the New York Times, and presentation of the James R. Chen Awards.
May 14, 2009, 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Graduating master's students present their intriguing research projects and innovative new information systems
May 11, 2009, 4:10 pm to 6:00 pm
Showcase of student projects from the Interface Aesthetics class, applying graphic design principles to both print and electronic media.
May 11, 2009, 12:45 pm to 2:00 pm
Posters and demos of student projects from the "Mixing and Remixing Information" course, which reuse or recombine information to create something new.
May 1, 2009, 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Apr 29, 2009, 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm
The thirteen finalists include I School projects "Squash & Vine" and "Hyoumanity"
Apr 23, 2009, 2:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Presentations by five finalists, including the I school's "KnowPrivacy" project
Apr 22, 2009, 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
Seán Ó Riain discusses how governments can encourage or hinder high tech growth and innovation, with the Irish high tech region as an example.
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.