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Events

Upcoming Events

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 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.
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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Sep 7, 2018, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
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 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.
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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 14, 2018, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Hugo Evans
Sep 17, 2018, 2:10 pm to 3:30 pm
Hugo Evans is VP of Data Science at A.T. Kearney.
Zachary Bleemer
Sep 21, 2018, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Zachary Bleemer is director of the University of California ClioMetric History Project.
Aurangzeb Khan
Sep 24, 2018, 2:10 pm to 3:30 pm
Aurangzeb Khan is the CEO of Altia Systems.
Michael Buckland
Sep 28, 2018, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Mike Kelly
Oct 1, 2018, 2:10 pm to 3:30 pm
Mike Kelly is the CIO of Red Hat.
Stephen Comstock
Oct 8, 2018, 2:10 pm to 3:30 pm
Stephen Comstock is the CIO of CBS Interactive, the digital division of CBS.
Jeff Jonas
Oct 31, 2018, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
The EU’s new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes big responsibilities for organizations.

Previous Events

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Feb 15, 2017, 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Learn the fundamentals of machine learning, deep learning & artificial intelligence focused on newly optimized frameworks for Intel Architecture like Neon, Caffe, and Theano from professional and academic experts.
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Feb 15, 2017, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
The world of computer security keeps changing. Mikko Hypponen will look at the latest big hacking cases and reveal what really went on.
Heather West
Feb 14, 2017, 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Heather West works on security, cybersecurity, data governance, and privacy in the digital age as a senior policy manager at Mozilla.
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Feb 10, 2017, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Feb 9, 2017, 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
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Feb 3, 2017, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
What if we take the central concept of information science and see where it leads?
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Jan 27, 2017, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Reading analytics are a relatively new development but are being deployed in many contexts and at a variety of scales.
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Jan 26, 2017, 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
A fun, informal event to learn computer security tools to protect yourself and others from hacking and surveillance.
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Jan 20, 2017, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Library and bibliographical practices for discovery and access are based on now-obsolete assumptions that pre-date digital networks. So we need to go back to basics and build more useful designs based on contemporary assumptions.
Satish Ramachandran
Jan 18, 2017, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
Satish Ramachandran is the global head of design at Nutanix, where he applies design to reimagine enterprise computing.
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Jan 14, 2017, 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.
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Dec 19, 2016, 5:00 pm to 8:00 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.
Bill Marczak
Dec 9, 2016, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Bill Marczak researches nation-state information controls employed against dissidents and government malware tools.
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Dec 7, 2016, 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm
Try out students’ interactive inventions: whimsical and improbable devices designed to teach, solve problems, provoke thought, or create fun.
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Dec 7, 2016, 10:30 am to 12:30 pm
Thirteen student projects, including a joke recommender, an analysis of Hillary's emails, and a predictor of drug to drug interactions. 
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Dec 6, 2016, 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Final project presentation and feedback session for the course  Info 290. Sensors, Humans, Data, Apps.
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Dec 5, 2016, 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm
Try out students’ interactive inventions: whimsical and improbable devices designed to teach, solve problems, provoke thought, or create fun.
Ph.D. student Laura Devendorf
Dec 5, 2016, 10:10 am to 11:00 am
John Crain
Nov 29, 2016, 12:00 pm
John Crain is responsible for the overall security, stability and resiliency of the Internet’s identifier systems and associated infrastructures.

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