Upcoming Events

Rob Sanderson
Mar 1, 2024, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Rob Sanderson is senior director for digital cultural heritage at Yale University, where he works to harmonize and provide access to research quality data, in a human-oriented way.
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.
Abstract graphic depicting artificial intelligence
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.
Mar 22, 2024, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
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.
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.
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.
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.
May 18, 2024, 2:00 pm
Honor the class of 2024 with keynote speaker, student speakers, and student awards.

Previous Events

Mar 9, 2011, 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
This talk is a dispatch from the frontier of world building — future creation and communication — from one of its pioneers. Stuart Candy (a.k.a. the sceptical futuryst) is a designer, consultant, writer, educator, and activist, and the senior foresight and innovation specialist at Arup.
Jennifer Pahlka
Mar 9, 2011, 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
Jennifer Pahlka, founder of Code for America, discusses how hackers and designers can help re-craft government and build a “citizen Internet.”
Mar 5, 2011, 9:00 am to Mar 6, 2011, 5:00 pm
InfoCamp Berkeley is an unconference for anyone interested in user experience, information architecture, interaction design, information management, information design, librarianship, online search, informatics, or related fields.
Mar 3, 2011, 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
Mar 3, 2011, 8:00 am to 7:00 pm
The 15th annual Berkeley Center for Law & Technology–Berkeley Technology Law Journal Symposium will address the ways that technological developments are transforming the task of regulation.
Susan Landau
Feb 28, 2011, 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
Susan Landau is a fellow at Harvard University and the author of Surveillance or Security? and Privacy on the Line: The Politics of Wiretapping and Encryption.
Eric Ries
Feb 23, 2011, 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
Eric Ries is the creator of the Lean Startup methodology and the author of the popular entrepreneurship blog "Startup Lessons Learned".
Feb 22, 2011, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Pablo Ortellado Professor of Public Policy University of São Paulo, Brazil
Feb 18, 2011, 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Feb 11, 2011, 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Feb 4, 2011, 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Feb 3, 2011, 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
Technology, Information & Education Seminar, with Dean AnnaLee Saxenian
Marnie Webb
Feb 2, 2011, 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
What challenges and opportunities do grassroots civil society organizations face as they use technology to build their capacity, engage their community, and deliver needed programs?
Jan 28, 2011, 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Jan 21, 2011, 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Jan 19, 2011, 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Dr. Mahad Ibrahim is a 2009 graduate of the School of Information's Ph.D. program. Ibrahim and Dr. Jaspal Sandhu are partners in the Gobee Group, a small, agile consultancy working to develop impact-oriented technology solutions through holistic design approaches. This talk will highlight the Gobee model of linking research and practice through presentation of current social impact engagements.
Dec 10, 2010, 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Experimental student projects from the Information Organization Lab course. Come see Vannevar Bush’s Memex implemented using Delicious, recipe books powered by microformats, a semantic web news aggregator, a bar crawl heat map, and many more.
Dec 6, 2010, 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
Marietje Schaake
Dec 3, 2010, 5:00 pm
Marietje Schaake is a Dutch Member of the European Parliament and a founder of the European Parliament Intergroup on New Media and Technology.