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Events

Upcoming Events

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Jul 26 2018 - All-day event
A fun run/walk/roll for the I School Community! Proceeds benefit Diversity & Inclusion Fellowships.
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Aug 28, 2018, 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm
MIDS students and alumni are invited to join us for snacks, cold beverages, and refreshing conversation.
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Sep 12, 2018, 4:30 pm
In 1918 — 100 years ago — UC Berkeley began a full-time program in library science. Join us to learn about the history of UC Berkeley's School of Information, from its origins in library science to today, and celebrate with us afterward with a reception and birthday cake.
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.

Previous Events

Aug 26, 2016, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Biographies in machine-parsable structures can provide vital infrastructure for historians, biographers, and other researchers.
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Aug 25, 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.
Mike Dusenberry
Aug 24, 2016, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Applications in Data Science
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Aug 12, 2016, 9:00 am to 10:00 am
An online chat for prospective students to chat with current I School students and admissions staff and learn more about life at the I School.
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Jul 8, 2016, 9:00 am to 10:00 am
An online chat for prospective students to chat with current I School students and admissions staff and learn more about life at the I School.
Steven Hillion
Jun 1, 2016, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Steven Hillion, co-founder of Alpine Data, will share interesting applications of data science he’s seen in his fifteen years in the industry.
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May 18, 2016, 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Sponsored by the Center for Technology, Society & Policy
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May 17, 2016, 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
Sponsored by the Center for Technology, Society & Policy
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May 14, 2016, 2:00 pm
Honor the class of 2016 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 12, 2016, 4:00 pm to 7:45 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.
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May 6, 2016, 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Class projects in information visualization, exploring sports and music, drugs and incarceration and refugees, transit and online learning, and more!
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May 5 2016 - 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 2, 2016, 4:00 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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Apr 27, 2016, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
From Gamergate to revenge porn, cyberharassment and abuse disproportionately target women — often with devastating consequences. Join this expert panel to discuss how we can make a meaningful contribution to a gender-equal internet.
JeanCarlo (J.C.) Bonilla
Apr 21, 2016, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
The rise of data science for social good and the relationship between optimizing for the bottom line vs. optimizing for social justice.
Solon Barocas
Apr 20, 2016, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
How does machine learning unintentionally inherit society’s prejudices, implicit biases, and faulty heuristics?

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