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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

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Sep 25, 2017, 9:30 am to 10:30 am
Please join Dean AnnaLee Saxenian to discuss some of the difficult issues surrounding speech.
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Sep 22, 2017, 1:10 pm to 5:00 pm
An afternoon of short reports by colleagues and collaborators on the academic work and interests of the late Ray Larson.
Richard (Dick) D. Daniels
Sep 18, 2017, 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.
Betsy Cooper
Sep 15, 2017, 3:10 pm to 5:10 pm
Betsy Cooper is the executive director of the Center for Long-Term Cybersecurity (CLTC).
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Sep 14, 2017, 1:30 pm to Sep 15, 2017, 5:00 pm
A robust dialogue about how to build more inclusive technical education and workplaces.
Stephen Comstock
Sep 11, 2017, 2:10 pm to 3:30 pm
Stephen Comstock is the CIO of CBS Interactive, the digital division of CBS.
Abigail De Kosnik
Sep 8, 2017, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Abigail De Kosnik is an associate professor of New Media and Theater, Dance & Performance Studies.
Hany Farid
Sep 5, 2017, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
Online platforms today are being used in deplorably diverse ways. How can technology companies allow the free flow of ideas while reining in abuses?
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Aug 28, 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.
Clifford Lynch
Aug 25, 2017, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Clifford Lynch introduces the “age of algorithms” and suggests opportunities for future research.
Daniel Gillick
Jul 28, 2017, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Daniel Gillick is a research scientist at Google, where he focuses on natural language processing. 
Vartika Singh
Jul 21, 2017, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Vartika Singh is a data science architect at Cloudera.
Lina Nilsson
Jul 11, 2017, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Lina Nilsson is a biochemical engineer and the COO of Enlitic, a medical deep learning company.
Dr. James G. Shanahan
Jul 6, 2017, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Using lens of reverse mode autodiff, with examples and Jupyter notebooks in Python and TensorFlow.
Richard Socher
Jun 20, 2017, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Richard Socher is the chief scientist at Salesforce and researches artificial intelligence (deep learning, natural language processing, and computer vision)
Prabhat, National Energy Research Scientific Computing Center
May 23, 2017, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Deep learning has enabled major breakthroughs in the fields of computer vision, speech recognition, and control systems.
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May 13, 2017, 12:00 pm
Honor the class of 2017 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 11, 2017, 5:00 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.
DataEDGE
May 8 2017 - 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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May 4, 2017, 3:40 pm to 5:00 pm
Final project presentations for the course Info 290T. Data Mining and Analytics.

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