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Events

Upcoming Events

Clifford Lynch
Aug 24, 2018, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
How recent developments that are rapidly destabilizing the cultural record, and what we can do.
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Aug 28, 2018, 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm
MIDS students and alumni are invited to join us for snacks, cold beverages, and refreshing conversation.
Habeus Data: Privacy vs. the Rise of Surveillance Tech, by Cyrus Farivar
Aug 30, 2018, 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm
A panel discussion with tech reporter Cyrus Farivar about the explosive growth of surveillance technology.
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Sep 7, 2018, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Richard (Dick) D. Daniels
Sep 10, 2018, 2:10 pm to 3:30 pm
Richard Daniels is executive vice president and chief information officer for Kaiser Foundation Hospitals and Health Plan, Inc.
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Sep 12, 2018, 4:30 pm
In 1918 — 100 years ago — UC Berkeley began a full-time program in library science. Join us to learn about the history of UC Berkeley's School of Information, from its origins in library science to today, and celebrate with us afterward with a reception and birthday cake.
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Sep 13 2018 - All-day event
An interactive live-action VR comedy that reveals both sides of the gender divide.
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Sep 14, 2018, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Hugo Evans
Sep 17, 2018, 2:10 pm to 3:30 pm
Hugo Evans is VP of Data Science at A.T. Kearney.
Zachary Bleemer
Sep 21, 2018, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Zachary Bleemer is director of the University of California ClioMetric History Project.
Aurangzeb Khan
Sep 24, 2018, 2:10 pm to 3:30 pm
Aurangzeb Khan is the CEO of Altia Systems.
Michael Buckland
Sep 28, 2018, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Mike Kelly
Oct 1, 2018, 2:10 pm to 3:30 pm
Mike Kelly is the CIO of Red Hat.
Stephen Comstock
Oct 8, 2018, 2:10 pm to 3:30 pm
Stephen Comstock is the CIO of CBS Interactive, the digital division of CBS.
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.

Previous Events

Hugo Evans
Sep 29, 2017, 3:10 pm to 4:30 pm
Hugo Evans is VP of Data Science at A.T. Kearney.
Sean Zadig
Sep 28, 2017, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
In 2014, Yahoo faced a sophisticated attack by Russian intelligence services. What did Yahoo learn, and is this the new normal?
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Sep 26, 2017, 12:30 pm to 5:00 pm
Thinking about applying to the MIMS program? Come visit us on campus and experience the MIMS community, classes, and culture first-hand.
Kai Haley
Sep 25, 2017, 5:10 pm to 6:00 pm
Kai Haley of Google discusses design portfolios and her own journey into UX design.
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Sep 25, 2017, 9:30 am to 10:30 am
Please join Dean AnnaLee Saxenian to discuss some of the difficult issues surrounding speech.
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Sep 22, 2017, 1:10 pm to 5:00 pm
An afternoon of short reports by colleagues and collaborators on the academic work and interests of the late Ray Larson.
Richard (Dick) D. Daniels
Sep 18, 2017, 2:10 pm to 3:30 pm
Richard Daniels is executive vice president and chief information officer for Kaiser Foundation Hospitals and Health Plan, Inc.
Betsy Cooper
Sep 15, 2017, 3:10 pm to 5:10 pm
Betsy Cooper is the executive director of the Center for Long-Term Cybersecurity (CLTC).
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Sep 14, 2017, 1:30 pm to Sep 15, 2017, 5:00 pm
A robust dialogue about how to build more inclusive technical education and workplaces.
Stephen Comstock
Sep 11, 2017, 2:10 pm to 3:30 pm
Stephen Comstock is the CIO of CBS Interactive, the digital division of CBS.
Abigail De Kosnik
Sep 8, 2017, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Abigail De Kosnik is an associate professor of New Media and Theater, Dance & Performance Studies.
Hany Farid
Sep 5, 2017, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
Online platforms today are being used in deplorably diverse ways. How can technology companies allow the free flow of ideas while reining in abuses?
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Aug 28, 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.
Clifford Lynch
Aug 25, 2017, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Clifford Lynch introduces the “age of algorithms” and suggests opportunities for future research.
Daniel Gillick
Jul 28, 2017, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Daniel Gillick is a research scientist at Google, where he focuses on natural language processing. 
Vartika Singh
Jul 21, 2017, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Vartika Singh is a data science architect at Cloudera.
Lina Nilsson
Jul 11, 2017, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Lina Nilsson is a biochemical engineer and the COO of Enlitic, a medical deep learning company.
Dr. James G. Shanahan
Jul 6, 2017, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Using lens of reverse mode autodiff, with examples and Jupyter notebooks in Python and TensorFlow.
Richard Socher
Jun 20, 2017, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Richard Socher is the chief scientist at Salesforce and researches artificial intelligence (deep learning, natural language processing, and computer vision)
Prabhat, National Energy Research Scientific Computing Center
May 23, 2017, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Deep learning has enabled major breakthroughs in the fields of computer vision, speech recognition, and control systems.

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