Upcoming Events

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.
Oct 24, 2017, 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
MIDS students and alumni are invited to mingle over beverages & bites in the one-of-a-kind Autodesk Gallery.
Alberto Cairo
Oct 25, 2017, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
With facts and truth increasingly under assault, sifting through the visual information and misinformation is more critical than ever.
David Sanger (photo: Miller Center, Charlottesville, Virginia
Nov 1, 2017, 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Nov 9, 2017, 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Connect with other MIDS students and alumni or learn more about the degree program.
Nov 15, 2017, 4:10 pm to 8:00 pm
School of Information Ph.D. students share their innovative research with the community.
Camille François
Nov 16, 2017, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
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.
Jan 21, 2018, 2:00 pm
Honor summer and fall I School graduates with keynote speaker, student speaker, and presentation of the Hal R. Varian MIDS Capstone Award.
Dan Jurafsky
Jan 31, 2018, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
A linguistic analysis of policy body-camera data from traffic stops reveals race-based differences. How can the findings improve police-community relations?

Previous Events

May 17, 2016, 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
Sponsored by the Center for Technology, Society & Policy
May 14, 2016, 2:00 pm
Honor the class of 2016 with keynote speaker, student speakers, and presentation of the James R. Chen Awards and the Hal R. Varian MIDS Capstone Award.
(Photo by Paul Goodman)
May 12, 2016, 4:00 pm to 7:45 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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.