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Events

Upcoming Events

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Sep 26, 2022, 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm
How does the shift from in-kind and in-person assistance to cash- and information-based assistance change humanitarian work?
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Sep 27, 2022, 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Leading experts discuss how cybersecurity is set to radically change over the next 5 to 7 years.
Hany Farid
Sep 28, 2022, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
We are awash in disinformation of lies, conspiracies, and now a new form of manipulated media — so-called deepfakes. Hany Farid explains how deepfakes are created and how to tell truth from fiction.
Arya McCarthy
Sep 30, 2022, 11:10 am to 12:30 pm
Arya McCarthy is a Ph.D. candidate at Johns Hopkins University working on massively multilingual natural language processing
Clifford Lynch
Sep 30, 2022, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Thoughts on stewardship of the scholarly and cultural record from adjunct professor Clifford Lynch.
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Oct 7, 2022, 9:30 am to 11:00 am
How infrastructures, assemblages, and ecosystems spread and contribute to harm and how justice can work in complex, interconnected systems.
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Oct 7, 2022, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Michael Buckland & Wayne de Fremery propose context-based changes to bibliographic and library search and discovery.
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Oct 11, 2022, 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm
The Citizen Clinic (INFO/CYBER 289) is a public-interest cybersecurity course that supports the capacity of politically-targeted organizations to defend themselves against online threats. Join us to learn more.
Book cover: “The Political Lives of Information Information” by Janaki Srinivasan
Oct 12, 2022, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
How the definition, production, and leveraging of information are shaped by caste, class, and gender, and the implications for development.
Alex Tamkin
Oct 14, 2022, 11:10 am to 12:30 pm
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Oct 14, 2022, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Crowdsourcing data has recently become mostly unusable. Catherine Marshall uncovers what’s happening.
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Oct 21, 2022, 9:30 am to 11:00 am
A hands-on workshop focusing on restorative justice.
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Oct 21, 2022, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Jeff Hancock
Oct 26, 2022, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
Jeff Hancock is a leading expert on technology’s role in deception and trust. Hancock is a psychologist and a professor at Stanford University in Communication.
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Oct 28, 2022, 2:30 pm to 4:00 pm
In 1918, UC Berkeley began a full-time program in library science. Join us to celebrate the 104th birthday and history of the I School, SIMS, SLIS, and School of Librarianship.
Clifford Lynch
Nov 4, 2022, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Thoughts on stewardship of the scholarly and cultural record from adjunct professor Clifford Lynch.
Jessica Hullman
Nov 9, 2022, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
Jessica Hullman is a leading expert in information visualization and uncertainty. Hullman is an information scientist and computer scientist by training, and an associate professor at Northwestern University.
Kate Starbird
Nov 16, 2022, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
Kate Starbird is a leading expert on how people use social media to seek, share, and make sense of information and misinformation. Starbird’s training is in technology, media, and society, with an emphasis on HCI, and she is an associate professor at the University of Washington.
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Nov 18, 2022, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
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Nov 30, 2022, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
David Rand is a leading expert in the psychology of misinformation. Rand is a systems biologist and psychologist and runs MIT’s Human Cooperation Lab.

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Previous Events

Howard Besser (photo by Dan Streible: http://flic.kr/p/7Wbqr8)
Nov 13, 2020, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Privacy-protection measures from a project training librarians as community privacy advocates.
Rochelle Terman
Nov 12, 2020, 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm
New research shows that “naming and shaming” can be counterproductive and even dangerous.
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Nov 12, 2020, 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
How can technology be designed and deployed to make cybersecurity more accessible to underserved populations?
Elaine Sedenberg
Nov 6, 2020, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Elaine Sedenberg leads global research and academic engagement for Facebook’s Privacy and Data Policy team.
Doug May
Nov 5, 2020, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Industry-specific Databricks case studies and an introduction to selling the value of data-centric solutions.
Peter Schwartz
Nov 4, 2020, 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Peter Schwartz is one of the world’s most experienced, insightful, and entertaining analysts of the digital revolution.
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Oct 30, 2020, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Salwa Ismail is associate university librarian for digital initiatives and information technology and associate CIO for UC Berkeley Library.
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Oct 27, 2020, 11:00 am to 12:00 pm
AI policy experts discuss the surprising ways that industries are approaching AI development more cautiously and cooperatively.
Daniel V. Pitti
Oct 23, 2020, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
An overview of the Social Networks and Archival Context Cooperative, its past, and its future.
Josh Kallmer
Oct 22, 2020, 11:00 am to 12:00 pm
A conversation with Josh Kallmer, head of global public policy and government relations at Zoom
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Oct 17, 2020, 9:30 am to Oct 18, 2020, 1:30 pm
The 11th annual InfoCamp is themed around living through a unique time in history. The two-day event, led by IMSA, features an ideathon and a speaker series. The event is free and open to everyone in the information community.
CTSP: Center for Technology, Society, and Policy
Oct 15, 2020, 5:10 pm to 6:00 pm
Join CTSP and IMSA to brainstorm ideas for projects that address the challenges of technology, society, and policy.
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Oct 14 2020 - All-day event
A virtual conference exploring organized technology refusal from historical and contemporary vantage points
Francois Callewaert
Oct 8, 2020, 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm
A typical day in the life of a data scientist, with a demo of data engineering, data analysis, and data science using Spark SQL, Spark ML, Delta, and Redash.
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Sep 25, 2020, 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm
Join us to celebrate the history of the I School, SIMS, SLIS, and School of Librarianship.
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Sep 11, 2020, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Information access seminar, with Wayne de Fremery and Michael Buckland

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