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Events

Upcoming Events

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Oct 24, 2018, 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
A seminar-style conversation led by Alan Steremberg (Weather Underground co-founder and former Presidential Innovation Fellow) and Corinna Zarek (Mozilla Senior Tech Policy Fellow and former Deputy U.S. Chief Technology Officer). Advance registration required.
CTSP: Center for Technology, Society, and Policy
Oct 25, 2018, 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Hands-on digital security training for people at all levels of expertise.
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Oct 26, 2018, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Sendhil Mullainathan
Oct 31, 2018, 1:10 pm to 2:30 pm
Sendhil Mullainathan discusses how and why algorithms can be designed for fairness.
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.
Issa Kohler-Hausmann
Oct 31, 2018, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
Issa Kohler-Hausmann studies the methodological and theoretical issues in stating and proving discrimination claims.
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Nov 5, 2018, 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
MIDS students and alumni are invited to join us for snacks, cold beverages, and refreshing conversation.
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Nov 7, 2018, 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
A seminar-style conversation led by Colleen Chien, former White House Senior Advisor on Intellectual Property and Innovation, and Terah Lyons, former Policy Advisor to the U.S. Chief Technology Officer. Advance registration required.
Cathryn Carson
Nov 9, 2018, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
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Nov 14, 2018, 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
A seminar-style conversation led by Kristie Canegallo, former Deputy White House Chief of Staff for Implementation; DJ Patil, the first U.S. Chief Data Scientist; and Nicole Wong, former Deputy U.S. Chief Technology Officer. Advance registration required.
Women in Tech: The Future of AI
Nov 16, 2018, 11:00 am to 5:00 pm
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Jan 12, 2019, 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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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.

Previous Events

Rob Sanderson (photo: Sarah Waldorf/Getty Center)
Feb 24, 2017, 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.
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Feb 23, 2017, 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
How will the government address cybersecurity or privacy legislation? Will net-neutrality be reversed? Our all-star panel weighs in on what technology policy can we expect in 2017.
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Feb 15, 2017, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
How can online social media communities support and empower victims of sexual violence?
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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.

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