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Events

Upcoming Events

Yonatan Belinkov
Jan 31, 2020, 11:10 am to 12:00 pm
Yonatan Belinkov is a postdoc at Harvard, where he works on language representations in neural networks.
Gracen Brilmyer
Feb 4, 2020, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
Gracen Brilmyer, a 2016 CTSP fellow and MIMS 2016 alum, presents research for their doctoral dissertation.
Maarten Sap
Feb 7, 2020, 11:10 am to 12:00 pm
Maarten Sap is a Ph.D. student at the University of Washington researching natural language processing for social understanding.
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Feb 7, 2020, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Social media users are generally averse to archiving their posts, but what can we learn from the the 1940 US Census?
Palo Alto Downtown Library
Feb 14, 2020, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Monique le Conge Ziesenhenne is the assistant city manager of Palo Alto.
Hany Farid
Feb 21, 2020, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
A 2009 report was highly critical of many forensic practices. This is the first thorough analysis of the purportedly distinct patterns on the seams of denim pants.
Marco Tulio Ribeiro
Feb 28, 2020, 11:10 am to 12:00 pm
Marco Ribeiro is a researcher at Microsoft Research, focused on helping humans interact with machine learning models meaningfully.
Women in Data Science, Berkeley
Mar 2, 2020, 8:45 am to 4:30 pm
Women in Data Science is 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.
Howard Besser (photo by Dan Streible: http://flic.kr/p/7Wbqr8)
Mar 6, 2020, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
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Mar 12, 2020, 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.
Rob Sanderson (photo: Sarah Waldorf/Getty Center)
Mar 13, 2020, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Rob Sanderson is a semantic architect at the Getty Center, Los Angeles, and a passionate advocate for open culture, linked open data, and the digitization of cultural heritage.
Yejin Choi (photo by Bruce Hemingway)
Apr 3, 2020, 11:10 am to 12:00 pm
Yejin Choi is an associate professor at the University of Washington.
Jeffrey MacKie-Mason
Apr 17, 2020, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Jeff MacKie-Mason is the university librarian and chief digital scholarship officer
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Apr 28 2020 - 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.

Previous Events

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Sep 19, 2018, 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
A seminar-style conversation with hosts Tim O’Reilly, Jen Pahlka (Code for America), and Ryan Panchadsaram (former US Deputy Chief Technology Officer). Advance registration required.
Hugo Evans
Sep 17, 2018, 2:10 pm to 3:30 pm
Hugo Evans is VP of Data Science at A.T. Kearney.
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Sep 14, 2018, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Woman Using a Samsung VR Headset at SXSW. Photo courtesy of  Nan Palmero https://flic.kr/p/qJPZEL (CC BY 2.0)
Sep 13 2018 - All-day event
An interactive live-action VR comedy that reveals both sides of the gender divide.
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Sep 12, 2018, 4:30 pm
In 1918 — 100 years ago — UC Berkeley began a full-time program in library science. Join us to learn about the history of UC Berkeley's School of Information, from its origins in library science to today, and celebrate with us afterward with a reception and birthday cake.
Richard (Dick) D. Daniels
Sep 10, 2018, 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 7, 2018, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Habeus Data: Privacy vs. the Rise of Surveillance Tech, by Cyrus Farivar
Aug 30, 2018, 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm
A panel discussion with tech reporter Cyrus Farivar about the explosive growth of surveillance technology.
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Aug 28, 2018, 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm
MIDS students and alumni are invited to join us for snacks, cold beverages, and refreshing conversation.
Clifford Lynch
Aug 24, 2018, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
How recent developments that are rapidly destabilizing the cultural record, and what we can do.
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Aug 19, 2018, 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
The annual gathering for I School students, alumni, staff, faculty, and friends.
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Jul 26 2018 - All-day event
A fun run/walk/roll for the I School Community! Proceeds benefit Diversity & Inclusion Fellowships.
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Jul 16, 2018, 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Alumni and students: meet new friends and mingle with old at an I School meet-up in Seattle.
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May 12, 2018, 2:00 pm
Honor the class of 2018 with keynote speaker, student speakers, and presentation of the James R. Chen Awards and the Hal R. Varian MIDS Capstone Award.
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May 10, 2018, 4:00 pm to 9:00 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.
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May 7, 2018, 10:30 am to 12:00 pm
Learn more about GEOWorks, the new geospatial data platform from the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency.
Sebastian Benthall
May 4, 2018, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Sebastian Benthall is a security scientist working at the intersection of computer science, economics, law, and philosophy.
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May 2, 2018, 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Class projects in information visualization.
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.

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