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Events

Upcoming Events

Women in Data Science Worldwide | Berkeley
Mar 5, 2024, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
Join us for a series of events celebrating Women in Data Science at UC Berkeley.
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Mar 6, 2024, 9:30 am to 11:29 am
What implications does widespread biometric identification have on the future of privacy and surveillance?
 Inaugural UC Berkeley Tech Policy Summit & Tech Integrity Awards | Thurs. March 7, 2024
Mar 7, 2024, 8:30 am to 5:00 pm
Hear from notable thought leaders and celebrate individuals who have made significant impacts in tech policy governance, journalism, and innovation.
Javier Cha
Mar 8, 2024, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Javier Cha is a medievalist, digital historian, and technologist and principal investigator of the Big Data Studies Lab.
BIG GIVE — 3.14.2024 — 10 years aglow — University of Califgornia, Berkeley
Mar 13, 2024, 9:00 pm to Mar 14, 2024, 9:00 pm
24-hour fundraising drive
Christine Borgman
Mar 15, 2024, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Christine Borgman is a distinguished research professor in information studies at UCLA.
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Mar 22, 2024, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
”Preserving Digital Images and Data” and “Rethinking Antitrust for the Cloud Era”
Anushah Hossain
Apr 5, 2024, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Anushah Hossain considers what values and scripts were privileged in today’s core standards for multilingual digital communication — Unicode, OpenType, and more.
David S. H. Rosenthal
Apr 12, 2024, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
The world has been on a decades-long series of experiments trying to build successful decentralized systems marked almost entirely by failure.
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Apr 17, 2024, 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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Apr 25, 2024, 5:00 pm to 7:00 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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May 9, 2024, 5:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Graduating MIMS students present their intriguing research projects and innovative new information systems. A panel of judges will select outstanding projects for the James R. Chen Award.
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May 18, 2024, 2:00 pm
Honor the class of 2024 with keynote speaker, student speakers, and student awards.

Previous Events

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Nov 16, 2011, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
Digital identity systems are quietly reshaping the world, changing how we cross borders, conduct commerce, and interact with our governments. How can we understand the incredible opportunities of these technologies — along with their enormous challenges and risks?
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Nov 16, 2011, 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
A "virtual open house", for prospective students to chat with current I School students and learn more about life at the I School.
Garth Johnson
Nov 9, 2011, 6:10 pm to 7:30 pm
Garth Johnson of Extreme Craft, a blog which vacillates gleefully between playful, provocative, and downright rude, presents a fast-paced hour of the website’s “greatest hits”, proving that the lines between art, craft, and design have become hopelessly blurred.
Nov 4, 2011, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Nineteenth-century information-access techniques (indexing, cataloging, classification), implemented successfully in the 20th century (online catalogs, Medline, OCLC, etc.), now seem outmoded and irrelevant in the Web 2.0 era. Are today's techniques just old wine in new bottles? Or really new and different?
Oct 28, 2011, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Three doctoral students present research projects about information systems and Chinese migrant workers, the politics of information sharing in disaster relief, and what happens when online communities meet in real life.
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Oct 26, 2011, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
Finding and using externally produced media is typically a cumbersome process. New software provides access to various legal sources of images built right into the creative workflow and automates the process of attribution.
Oct 21, 2011, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Regina Connell
Oct 19, 2011, 6:10 pm to 7:30 pm
"Design is sexy; craft is frumpy." It's time to kill that particular trope, and it's time to bring them together, says Regina Connell, the founder and editor-in-chief of Handful of Salt, an online magazine devoted to the craft of modern design.
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Oct 19, 2011, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
Ramesh Srinivasan reports on his fieldwork on technology, culture, and community-driven design from Egypt's Tahrir Square, the Zuni Nation of New Mexico, the Kyrgyz Steppe, and Rural India.
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Oct 18, 2011, 9:00 am to 6:30 pm
Prospective students are invited to visit classes during the day, or attend the information session at 5:30 pm. RSVP required.
Oct 14, 2011, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
A report on "Editorial Practices and the Web", a two-year Mellon Foundation–supported project to move the editors' notes into digital form and make them openly accessible.
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Oct 13, 2011, 9:00 am to 10:00 am
A "virtual open house", for prospective students to chat with current I School students and admissions staff and learn more about life at the I School.
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Oct 11, 2011, 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm
Reception during the during the ASIS&T annual meeting, for alumni and friends of the I School, SIMS, the School of Library & Information Studies, and the School of Librarianship.
Oct 7, 2011, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Lada Adamic
Oct 5, 2011, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
Lada Adamic is a visiting scholar at the UC Berkeley School of Information and an associate professor at the University of Michigan School of Information and Center for the Study of Complex Systems.
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Oct 3, 2011, 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm
Why do people create, interact, and collaborate online? What are the deep motivations that drive so many to invest significant time and energy on Facebook, Flickr, StackExchange, Wikipedia, Yahoo! Groups, YouTube, and countless other sites?
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Sep 30, 2011, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Uday Danvadate
Sep 22, 2011, 6:10 pm to 7:30 pm
How can breakthrough solutions be found for lingering problems and saturated marketplaces, simply by engaging stakeholders in co-imagining the future? Uday Dandavate of SonicRim speaks at the semester's first Design Futures Lecture.
Sep 16, 2011, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Information Access Seminar, with Clifford Lynch & Michael Buckland
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Sep 14, 2011, 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
A "virtual open house", for prospective students to chat with current I School students and admissions staff and learn more about life at the I School.

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