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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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Mar 12, 2016, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
InfoCamp is an “unconference” — an intimate seminar-style event for anybody interested in information-related topics, including user experience, data science, information architecture, interaction design, informatics, and information and communication technologies for development.
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Mar 11, 2016, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Andreas Constantinou
Mar 9, 2016, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
Digital companies from Amazon to Xiaomi are launching products that break industry boundaries. Andreas Constantinou of VisionMobile explains how.
Brewster Kahle
Mar 1, 2016, 11:15 am to 12:15 pm
Brewster Kahle challenges us to create a new Web that is reliable, private, but still fun — in order to lock the Web open for good.
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Feb 24, 2016, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
An inside perspective from two former members of President Obama’s White House team about how tech policy and presidential priorities intersect.
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Feb 18, 2016, 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm
A panel on corporate transparency and accountability around internet surveillance and censorship
Rebecca MacKinnon
Feb 17, 2016, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
Rebecca MacKinnon is a leading advocate for Internet users’ rights to online freedom of expression and privacy around the world.
Feb 12, 2016, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Feb 5, 2016, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Uday Gajendar
Feb 3, 2016, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
What is the role and place for craft in designing enterprise software? Uday Gajendar will share key stories from his careers at Oracle, Citrix, and CloudPhysics.
Jan 22, 2016, 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Dhawal Mujumdar
Jan 20, 2016, 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm
Dhawal Mujumdar, MIMS alumnus and founder of AdsNative, shares insider tips and first-hand experience on making your career in the startup world.
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Jan 6, 2016, 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
The capstone project is the culmination of of the Master of Information & Data Science program. Join us for an online showcase of the Fall 2015 semester’s groundbreaking projects.
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Dec 14, 2015, 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Student projects ranging from computer-generated sonnets to detecting common technical interview questions, from identifying an elite Yelp reviewer to emojineering.
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Dec 7, 2015, 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm
Projects use brainwave, heart rate, body movement, and other bio-sensing technologies for affective computing, context-aware security, e-commerce, neuro-marketing, privacy, quantified self, sentiment analysis, user interfaces, and more.

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