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Events

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.
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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.
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 https://flic.kr/p/9Y3P5Z)
Nov 1, 2017, 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
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Nov 9, 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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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
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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.
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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

Robert West
Mar 30, 2016, 12:40 pm to 2:00 pm
Robert West studies human behavior in social and information networks using data science, data mining, network analysis, machine learning, and natural language processing.
Joseph Lorenzo Hall
Mar 29, 2016, 9:40 am to 11:00 am
Joseph Lorenzo Hall is the chief technologist and director of the internet architecture project at the Center for Democracy & Technology.
Philip Guo
Mar 16, 2016, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
Philip Guo developed Rosetta, a language-independent platform to visulalize code written in seven popular languages: Python, Java, C, C++, Ruby, JavaScript, and TypeScript.
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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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