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Events

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

Howard Besser (photo by Dan Streible: http://flic.kr/p/7Wbqr8)
Jan 19, 2018, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Howard Besser is a professor of cinema studies and senior scientist for digital initiatives at New York University.
Daniel Gillick
Jan 17, 2018, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
Dan Gillick proposes a new kind of internet search engine based on neural networks.
D. Alex Hughes
Jan 17, 2018, 12:10 pm to 1:30 pm
An audit study of the 2016 election confirms ethnic bias by local election officials.
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Dec 21, 2017, 5:00 pm to 8:00 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.
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Dec 12, 2017, 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm
Can a machine know the inner workings of a person’s mind? Drop in and check out student projects that push the boundaries of this emerging field, at the intersection of machine learning, philosophy, and pervasive biosensing.
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Dec 6, 2017, 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
A special opportunity for professionals in product management, UX design or research, data science, or data visualization to meet new talent and share their expertise with the I School.
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Dec 6, 2017, 10:30 am to 12:00 pm
Try out students’ interactive inventions: whimsical and improbable devices designed to teach, solve problems, provoke thought, or create fun.
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Dec 5, 2017, 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm
Join us for the final project poster presentations from the course Info 259. Natural Language Processing.
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Dec 5, 2017, 9:00 am to 11:00 am
Student projects using machine learning to answer interesting and novel questions from a variety of real data sets.
Dawn Nafus
Dec 4, 2017, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
Dawn Nafus is a senior research scientist at Intel Labs, where she researches cultures of quantification and health and environmental sensing.
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Dec 4, 2017, 10:30 am to 12:00 pm
Try out students’ interactive inventions: whimsical and improbable devices designed to teach, solve problems, provoke thought, or create fun.
Dec 1, 2017, 9:00 am to 1:00 pm
Final project presentations for the course Info 290M. Lean/Agile Product Management.
Christine Borgman
Nov 17, 2017, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Christine Borgman is Distinguished Professor and Presidential Chair in Information Studies at UCLA.
Camille François
Nov 16, 2017, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
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Nov 15, 2017, 4:10 pm to 8:00 pm
School of Information Ph.D. students share their innovative research with the community.
Michael Koved, Head of Analytics, Marketing Analytics
Nov 14, 2017, 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm
A topical overview of the marketing ecosystem and the connectivity between the marketing technology stack, the data utilized, data generated, and useful metrics.
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Nov 9, 2017, 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Connect with other I School students and alumni or learn more about our degree programs.

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