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Events

Upcoming Events

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.
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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.
Hany Farid
Sep 5, 2017, 3:40 pm to 5:00 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?
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.
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Sep 14, 2017, 9:00 am to Sep 15, 2017, 5:00 pm
A robust dialogue about how to build more inclusive technical education and workplaces.
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).
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.
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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.
Hugo Evans
Sep 25, 2017, 2:10 pm to 3:30 pm
Hugo Evans is VP of Data Science at A.T. Kearney.
Mike Kelly
Oct 2, 2017, 2:10 pm to 3:30 pm
Mike Kelly is the CIO of Red Hat.
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Oct 5, 2017, 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Aurangzeb Khan
Oct 9, 2017, 2:10 pm to 3:30 pm
Aurangzeb Khan is the CEO of Altia Systems.
Josh Lauer
Oct 11, 2017, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
The untold history of our modern credit scoring system and how it emerged from a 19th-century surveillance infrastructure with huge archives of personal information.
Data Dialogs
Oct 23, 2017, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
A one-day conference bringing together data experts from industry, research, and academia.
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Dec 21, 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.

Previous Events

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May 6, 2016, 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Class projects in information visualization, exploring sports and music, drugs and incarceration and refugees, transit and online learning, and more!
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May 5 2016 - 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 2, 2016, 4:00 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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Apr 27, 2016, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
From Gamergate to revenge porn, cyberharassment and abuse disproportionately target women — often with devastating consequences. Join this expert panel to discuss how we can make a meaningful contribution to a gender-equal internet.
JeanCarlo (J.C.) Bonilla
Apr 21, 2016, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
The rise of data science for social good and the relationship between optimizing for the bottom line vs. optimizing for social justice.
Solon Barocas
Apr 20, 2016, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
How does machine learning unintentionally inherit society’s prejudices, implicit biases, and faulty heuristics?
Katie Shilton
Apr 13, 2016, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
Katie Shilton is an assistant professor at the University of Maryland whose research explores ethics in mobile application development.
Maria Giudice
Apr 8, 2016, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
Maria Giudice is VP of experience design Autodesk and the author of Rise of the DEO: Leadership by Design.
Jim Michalko
Apr 8, 2016, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Jim Michalko recently retired from his position as VP of research libraries at OCLC.
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Apr 6, 2016, 5:30 pm
Join I School students, alumni, faculty, staff, and friends for a night at the ballpark and pregame tailgate party.
Min Kyung Lee
Apr 6, 2016, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
Data-driven algorithms run more and more of the world — with speed and efficiency, but also unintended bias, unfairness, and incomprehensibility.
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Apr 2, 2016, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
A one-day workshop with UX leader Uday Gajendar will offer a high-intensity yet fun overview of major UX methods for software design projects.
 Christian Marc Schmidt
Mar 30, 2016, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
Christian Marc Schmidt is principal and founder of Schema, a creative design and technology studio focused on the intersection of interaction design and data visualization.
Robert West
Mar 30, 2016, 12:40 pm to 2:00 pm
Robert West studies human behavior in social and information networks using data science, data mining, network analysis, machine learning, and natural language processing.
Joseph Lorenzo Hall
Mar 29, 2016, 9:40 am to 11:00 am
Joseph Lorenzo Hall is the chief technologist and director of the internet architecture project at the Center for Democracy & Technology.
Philip Guo
Mar 16, 2016, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
Philip Guo developed Rosetta, a language-independent platform to visulalize code written in seven popular languages: Python, Java, C, C++, Ruby, JavaScript, and TypeScript.

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