Upcoming Events

InfoCamp 2021
Oct 16 2021 - All-day event
The 12th annual InfoCamp explores conflicts in data control and policy. The two-day event, led by IMSA, features an ideathon and a speaker series. The event is free and open to everyone in the information community.
Bill Marczak
Oct 21, 2021, 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm
Bill Marczak shares his experience identifying new threat actors, including Candiru, a secretive Israel-based company that sells spyware exclusively to governments
Alan S. Inouye
Oct 22, 2021, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Alan Inouye discusses how policy-making has evolved in the library & education sectors during the pandemic and possible future directions.
University of California - California Digital Library
Oct 29, 2021, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
How and why the ​University of California migrated its ten campuses, two regional library facilities, ​and  California Digital Librar​y to a single centralized catalog system.
Nov 5, 2021, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
PhiloBiblon is a database of primary sources for the study of medieval Iberian culture, built on a Wikibase platform.
The Bancroft Library (photo by John Martinez Pavliga)
Nov 12, 2021, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Mary Elings and Christina V. Fidler discuss the Bancroft Library’s approach to managing born-digital collections and building a sustainable digital archives program.
Clifford Lynch
Nov 19, 2021, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Dec 8, 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.
Dec 16, 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.

Previous Events

Mar 16, 2019, 9:00 am to 6:30 pm
The premier student-run conference for the information community.
Big Give logo
Mar 13, 2019, 9:00 pm to Mar 14, 2019, 9:00 pm
Seize the moment during Big Give, Berkeley’s annual fundraising event.
Shoshanna Zuboff (photo by Sascha Pflaeging)
Mar 12, 2019, 2:40 pm to 4:30 pm
Workshop with Professor Shoshana Zuboff
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?
Victoria Coleman
Mar 6, 2019, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
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.
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?
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.
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.
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