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Events

Upcoming Events

Tawana Petty
Apr 14, 2021, 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Tawana Petty responds to the racial bias baked into our data, digital, and technological systems
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Apr 14, 2021, 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Graduating MICS students present their cybersecurity projects. A panel of judges will select an outstanding project for the Lily L. Chang MICS Capstone Award.
University of California - California Digital Library
Apr 16, 2021, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Cliff Lynch discusses cultural stewardship & “cancel culture” and Ivy Anderson of CDL discusses UC’s landmark open access contract with Elsevier.
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Apr 22, 2021, 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Graduating MIDS students present their data science projects. A panel of judges will select an outstanding project for the Hal R. Varian MIDS Capstone Award.
Ron Day
Apr 23, 2021, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Rob Day explores the concept of the “living document” as joining knowledge and experience, science and literature.
Clifford Lynch
Apr 30, 2021, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
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May 13, 2021, 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Graduating master’s students present their intriguing research projects and innovative new information systems. A panel of judges will select outstanding projects for the James R. Chen Award.
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May 16, 2021, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Honor the classes of 2020 and 2021 with keynote speaker Brad Smith, president of Microsoft; faculty tributes; and presentation of capstone awards.

Previous Events

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.
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?
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Feb 15, 2019, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Mark Graham is the director of the Wayback Machine at the Internet Archive.
Yifan Sun
Feb 14, 2019, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
How good data models facilitate optimization and generalization in machine learning.
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Feb 13, 2019, 4:10 pm to 8:00 pm
School of Information Ph.D. students share their innovative research with the community.
Michael Buckland
Feb 8, 2019, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
A change to a society’s pattern of communication, coordination, trust, and coercion is culturally disruptive.
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Feb 1, 2019, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Has widespread news of abuse made people more protective of their personal data?
Micahel Rivera
Jan 30, 2019, 12:40 pm to 2:00 pm
Massive impersonal unsolicited email campaigns might actually backfire.
South Hall
Jan 29, 2019, 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Join current MIDS students and alumni for a discussion on data science roles and career resources.
Clifford Lynch
Jan 25, 2019, 3:10 pm 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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Dec 17, 2018, 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.
Jen King
Dec 12, 2018, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
Jen King explores how people think about information privacy in online settings.
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Dec 5, 2018, 9:30 am to 11:00 am
Try out students’ interactive inventions: whimsical and improbable devices designed to teach, solve problems, provoke thought, or create fun.
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Dec 4, 2018, 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm
Join us for the final project poster presentations from the course Info 259. Natural Language Processing.
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Dec 3, 2018, 9:30 am to 11:00 am
Try out students’ interactive inventions: whimsical and improbable devices designed to teach, solve problems, provoke thought, or create fun.

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