Upcoming Events

Aug 22, 2019, 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm
Cybersecurity policy webinar with Audrey Plonk and Amit Elazari of Intel.
Aug 28, 2019, 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Learn how Berkeley students are defending civil society organizations from cyberattacks, disinformation, and online abuse.
Clifford Lynch
Sep 6, 2019, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
The most significant near-term applications for machine learning in archives and special collections.
Sep 11, 2019, 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Meet new friends and catch up with old on the rooftop deck of venture capital firm Accel
Sep 27, 2019, 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
In 1918, UC Berkeley began a full-time program in library science. Join us to celebrate the 101st birthday and history of the I School, SIMS, SLIS, and School of Librarianship.
Oct 9, 2019, 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Discover how the Organization for Transformative Works built a model for non-corporate, user-driven, online participatory cultures.

Previous Events

Christian Sandvig
Apr 30, 2018, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
What to do when software algorithms are designed for statistical fairness or legal compliance, but still seem unfair.
Tech & Data for Good
Apr 30, 2018, 2:30 pm to 5:30 pm
The Tech & Data for Good Showcase Day will highlight student-led projects that apply tech and data for social good.
Galen Panger
Apr 30, 2018, 2:10 pm to 3:30 pm
New findings about emotions in social media and their implications for social, behavioral, and data sciences.
Michael Buckland
Apr 27, 2018, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
How might we develop a unified framework for the description, indexing, and discovery of all kinds of evidence resources?
Apr 26, 2018, 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.
Doug Tygar
Apr 26, 2018, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Doug Tygar is professor of information and computer science who works in the areas of computer security, privacy, and electronic commerce.
Apr 24 2018 - 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.
Apr 23, 2018, 2:10 pm to 4:00 pm
How do we address social media’s role in harm and conflict?
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Apr 20, 2018, 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm
Nicholas Weaver explains why cryptocurrencies must die.
Apr 3, 2018, 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
MIDS students and alumni are invited to a fun happy hour.
Juliana Schroeder
Mar 22, 2018, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Recent research explores how the voice can affect the likelihood of mistaking a person for a machine or a machine for a person.
Niloufar Salehi
Mar 21, 2018, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
Niloufar Salehi introduces social computing systems to support collective action.
Jon Kleinberg
Mar 19, 2018, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
What does it mean for algorithmic classification to be fair, and how can we promote algorithmic fairness?
InfoCamp 2018
Mar 17, 2018, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
The premier student-run conference for the information community, with a focus on augmenting society and the vanishing divide between digital and physical worlds.
Mar 16, 2018, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
The Internet of Things will be tethered, blurring the lines between physical goods, digital goods, and digital services.
Ethan Fast
Mar 14, 2018, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
We imagine a future in which computers understand a broad range of human behaviors, but today’s systems fall short of these visions.
Stephen Abrams
Mar 9, 2018, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Cultural preservation is a form of communication with the future. So how can we measure its success?
Clifford Lynch
Mar 9, 2018, 1:30 pm to 3:00 pm
The challenge of cultural stewardship when everyone is a content producer.