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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

Frank L. Smith III
May 3, 2017, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
What quantum technologies are on the horizon and how will they influence the future of international security?
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May 3, 2017, 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Class projects in information visualization.
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May 2, 2017, 3:40 pm to 5:00 pm
Final project presentations for the course Info 290T. Data Mining and Analytics.
Ignacio Arnaldo
May 2, 2017, 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
The challenges of using advanced analytics to monitor cybersecurity threats.
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May 1, 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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May 1, 2017, 1:10 pm to 2:30 pm
Analyses of real-world data with the potential benefit the world’s poor.
Cathy Marshall
Apr 28, 2017, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Cathy Marshall is an adjunct professor at the Texas A&M University Center for the Study of Digital Libraries.
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Apr 25, 2017, 6:00 pm to 7:45 pm
A panel discussion of the role of digital media in political action, advocacy, and public life, from the Berkeley campus to the national stage.
Tom Lowenthal
Apr 25, 2017, 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
How is the information revolution affecting the future of journalism and an informed society?
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Apr 22, 2017, 11:00 am to 2:00 pm
Join the BioSENSE research group and experience Virtual Reality while exploring signals from your body like heart beat, brainwaves, and more, at Cal’s annual Open House.
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Apr 21, 2017, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Mapping and visualization of transdisciplinary data with the Electronic Cultural Atlas Initiative.
Tarleton Gillespie
Apr 19, 2017, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
How should social media police inappropriate speech and anti-social behavior?
Serge Egelman
Apr 19, 2017, 1:10 pm to 2:30 pm
How can your phone’s operating system help you make smart decisions about personal privacy?
Ron Deibert
Apr 18, 2017, 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Ron Deibert is director of the Citizen Lab at the Munk School of Global Affairs and a leading scholar of global security, ICTs, and human rights.
Photo courtesty of Nic McPhee (CC BY-SA 2.0) https://flic.kr/p/385btc
Apr 14, 2017, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Berkeley Prosopography Services is an open-source digital toolkit supporting prosopographical research and generating interactive visualizations of the connections that link individuals.
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Apr 12, 2017, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
Insight from data science director Danny Ferrante and user research manager Umer Farooq.
Nithya Sambasivan
Apr 12, 2017, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
As technology finds new users in developing countries, alternative interactions emerge that challenge our design assumptions. Nithya Sambasivan presents her research on designing for human collectives in developing countries, with examples from her prior work in India.
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Apr 11, 2017, 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
A panel discussion about the impact of CSIS’s cybersecurity recommendations in the years to come
Justin Cheng
Apr 11, 2017, 9:40 am to 11:00 am
New computational methods for understanding and predicting antisocial behavior and misinformation in online communities.
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Apr 7, 2017, 4:00 pm to Apr 8, 2017, 3:30 pm
Calling all Berkeley STEM students to promote positive social norms and make a difference for good.

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