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Events

Upcoming Events

Morgan G. Ames
Feb 20, 2019, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
The One Laptop per Child project failed. So why do the same utopian visions that inspired it still motivate other projects to “disrupt” education and development?
Hoyt Long
Feb 27, 2019, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
Machine learning algorithms are not neutral observers of the world, but see what they are trained to see.
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Mar 4, 2019, 12:10 pm to 4:15 pm
A one-day technical conference bringing together data scientists and professionals from around the globe to discuss the latest research and applications of data science.
Victoria Coleman
Mar 6, 2019, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
Hany Farid
Mar 8, 2019, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
When algorithms are used for predicting recidivism, do they make the criminal justice system more fair and accurate, or do they perpetuate racial bias?
Shoshanna Zuboff (photo by Sascha Pflaeging)
Mar 12, 2019, 2:40 pm to 4:30 pm
Workshop with Professor Shoshana Zuboff
InfoCamp
Mar 16, 2019, 9:00 am to 6:30 pm
The premier student-run conference for the information community.
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Mar 22, 2019, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Jeffrey MacKie-Mason
Apr 19, 2019, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
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Apr 23 2019 - 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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Apr 24, 2019, 11:00 am to 12:00 pm
A panel of women in senior leadership roles in the technology sector discuss their experiences in an industry that continues to be largely male-dominated.
AnnaLee Saxenian
Apr 26, 2019, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Niloufar Salehi
May 3, 2019, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
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May 19, 2019, 10:00 am
Honor the class of 2019 with keynote speaker, student speakers, and presentation of the James R. Chen Awards and the Hal R. Varian MIDS Capstone Awards.

Previous Events

David Sanger (photo: Miller Center, Charlottesville, Virginia https://flic.kr/p/9Y3P5Z)
Nov 1, 2017, 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
New York Times national security correspondent David Sanger tells the story of the operation and its implications.
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.
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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.
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.
David S. H. Rosenthal
Oct 20, 2017, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
David S. H. Rosenthal is the co-founder of the LOCKSS program at Stanford University.
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Oct 13, 2017, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
An inside look at the center's growth and progress, with directors Elaine Sedenberg and Daniel Griffin.
David Dill
Oct 12, 2017, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
All of the factors are in place for electronic tampering with U.S. election outcomes. David Dill describes the problem and the solution.
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.
Aurangzeb Khan
Oct 9, 2017, 2:10 pm to 3:30 pm
Aurangzeb Khan is the CEO of Altia Systems.
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Oct 5, 2017, 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Connect with other MIDS students and alumni or learn more about the degree program.
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Oct 4, 2017, 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
If you will be at the Grace Hopper conference or are in the Orlando area, join us to mingle with students, staff, and alumni from all three degree programs.
Billie Mandell
Oct 2, 2017, 5:10 pm to 6:00 pm
Billie Mandell is a UX design leader with two decades of experience.
Mike Kelly
Oct 2, 2017, 2:10 pm to 3:30 pm
Mike Kelly is the CIO of Red Hat.
Hugo Evans
Sep 29, 2017, 3:10 pm to 4:30 pm
Hugo Evans is VP of Data Science at A.T. Kearney.
Sean Zadig
Sep 28, 2017, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
In 2014, Yahoo faced a sophisticated attack by Russian intelligence services. What did Yahoo learn, and is this the new normal?
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Sep 26, 2017, 12:30 pm to 5:00 pm
Thinking about applying to the MIMS program? Come visit us on campus and experience the MIMS community, classes, and culture first-hand.
Kai Haley
Sep 25, 2017, 5:10 pm to 6:00 pm
Kai Haley of Google discusses design portfolios and her own journey into UX design.

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