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Events

Upcoming Events

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Apr 23, 2018, 2:10 pm to 4:00 pm
How do we address social media’s role in harm and conflict?
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Apr 24 2018 - 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.
Doug Tygar
Apr 26, 2018, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Doug Tygar is professor of information and computer science who works in the areas of computer security, privacy, and electronic commerce.
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Apr 26, 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.
Michael Buckland
Apr 27, 2018, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
How might we develop a unified framework for the description, indexing, and discovery of all kinds of evidence resources?
Galen Panger
Apr 30, 2018, 2:10 pm to 3:30 pm
New findings about emotions in social media and their implications for social, behavioral, and data sciences.
Tech & Data for Good
Apr 30, 2018, 2:30 pm to 5:30 pm
The Tech & Data for Good Showcase Day will highlight student-led projects that apply tech and data for social good.
Christian Sandvig
Apr 30, 2018, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
What to do when software algorithms are designed for statistical fairness or legal compliance, but still seem unfair.
Sebastian Benthall
May 4, 2018, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Sebastian Benthall is a security scientist working at the intersection of computer science, economics, law, and philosophy.
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May 10, 2018, 4:00 pm to 9:00 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 12, 2018, 2:00 pm
Honor the class of 2018 with keynote speaker, student speakers, and presentation of the James R. Chen Awards and the Hal R. Varian MIDS Capstone Award.

Previous Events

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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?
Katie Shilton
Apr 13, 2016, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
Katie Shilton is an assistant professor at the University of Maryland whose research explores ethics in mobile application development.
Maria Giudice
Apr 8, 2016, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
Maria Giudice is VP of experience design Autodesk and the author of Rise of the DEO: Leadership by Design.
Jim Michalko
Apr 8, 2016, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Jim Michalko recently retired from his position as VP of research libraries at OCLC.
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Apr 6, 2016, 5:30 pm
Join I School students, alumni, faculty, staff, and friends for a night at the ballpark and pregame tailgate party.
Min Kyung Lee
Apr 6, 2016, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
Data-driven algorithms run more and more of the world — with speed and efficiency, but also unintended bias, unfairness, and incomprehensibility.
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Apr 2, 2016, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
A one-day workshop with UX leader Uday Gajendar will offer a high-intensity yet fun overview of major UX methods for software design projects.
 Christian Marc Schmidt
Mar 30, 2016, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
Christian Marc Schmidt is principal and founder of Schema, a creative design and technology studio focused on the intersection of interaction design and data visualization.
Robert West
Mar 30, 2016, 12:40 pm to 2:00 pm
Robert West studies human behavior in social and information networks using data science, data mining, network analysis, machine learning, and natural language processing.
Joseph Lorenzo Hall
Mar 29, 2016, 9:40 am to 11:00 am
Joseph Lorenzo Hall is the chief technologist and director of the internet architecture project at the Center for Democracy & Technology.
Philip Guo
Mar 16, 2016, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
Philip Guo developed Rosetta, a language-independent platform to visulalize code written in seven popular languages: Python, Java, C, C++, Ruby, JavaScript, and TypeScript.
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Mar 12, 2016, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
InfoCamp is an “unconference” — an intimate seminar-style event for anybody interested in information-related topics, including user experience, data science, information architecture, interaction design, informatics, and information and communication technologies for development.
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Mar 11, 2016, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm

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