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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

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May 13, 2017, 12:00 pm
Honor the class of 2017 with keynote speaker, student speakers, and presentation of the James R. Chen Awards and the Hal R. Varian MIDS Capstone Award.
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May 11, 2017, 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Graduating master’s students present their intriguing research projects and innovative new information systems. A panel of judges will select one outstanding project from each track for the James R. Chen Award.
DataEDGE
May 8 2017 - 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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May 4, 2017, 3:40 pm to 5:00 pm
Final project presentations for the course Info 290T. Data Mining and Analytics.
Frank L. Smith III
May 3, 2017, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
What quantum technologies are on the horizon and how will they influence the future of international security?
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May 3, 2017, 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Class projects in information visualization.
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May 2, 2017, 3:40 pm to 5:00 pm
Final project presentations for the course Info 290T. Data Mining and Analytics.
Ignacio Arnaldo
May 2, 2017, 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
The challenges of using advanced analytics to monitor cybersecurity threats.
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May 1, 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.
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May 1, 2017, 1:10 pm to 2:30 pm
Analyses of real-world data with the potential benefit the world’s poor.
Cathy Marshall
Apr 28, 2017, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Cathy Marshall is an adjunct professor at the Texas A&M University Center for the Study of Digital Libraries.
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Apr 25, 2017, 6:00 pm to 7:45 pm
A panel discussion of the role of digital media in political action, advocacy, and public life, from the Berkeley campus to the national stage.
Tom Lowenthal
Apr 25, 2017, 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
How is the information revolution affecting the future of journalism and an informed society?
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Apr 22, 2017, 11:00 am to 2:00 pm
Join the BioSENSE research group and experience Virtual Reality while exploring signals from your body like heart beat, brainwaves, and more, at Cal’s annual Open House.
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Apr 21, 2017, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Mapping and visualization of transdisciplinary data with the Electronic Cultural Atlas Initiative.
Tarleton Gillespie
Apr 19, 2017, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
How should social media police inappropriate speech and anti-social behavior?
Serge Egelman
Apr 19, 2017, 1:10 pm to 2:30 pm
How can your phone’s operating system help you make smart decisions about personal privacy?
Ron Deibert
Apr 18, 2017, 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Ron Deibert is director of the Citizen Lab at the Munk School of Global Affairs and a leading scholar of global security, ICTs, and human rights.
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Apr 14, 2017, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Berkeley Prosopography Services is an open-source digital toolkit supporting prosopographical research and generating interactive visualizations of the connections that link individuals.
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Apr 12, 2017, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
Insight from data science director Danny Ferrante and user research manager Umer Farooq.

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