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Events

Upcoming Events

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Apr 24, 2024, 12:10 pm to 1:30 pm
Timothy Tangherlini uses a computational folkloristic approach to analyze conversations on the social media platform Parler leading up to the January 6th attack on the Capitol.
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Apr 24, 2024, 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
The Citizen Clinic (INFO/CYBER 289) is a public-interest cybersecurity course that supports the capacity of politically-targeted organizations to defend themselves against online threats. Join us to learn more.
Emily Aiken
Apr 25, 2024, 3:10 pm to 4:00 pm
Can we combine data from satellites, mobile phones, and financial services providers with machine learning to identify the neediest people and better target humanitarian aid?
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Apr 25, 2024, 5:00 pm to 7:00 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.
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Apr 26, 2024, 10:30 am to 12:00 pm
Learn about cutting-edge AI research and advocacy efforts
Clifford Lynch
Apr 26, 2024, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Clifford Lynch explores the problems and questions generative AI poses for preserving the digital cultural record.
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May 9, 2024, 5:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Graduating MIMS 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 18, 2024, 2:00 pm
Honor the class of 2024 with keynote speaker, student speakers, and student awards.
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Aug 7, 2024, 4:00 pm to 6:30 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.

Previous Events

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.
Daniel Greene
Nov 10, 2021, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Dr. Daniel Greene explores why technology solutions aren’t solving complex social problems such as STEM education and the digital divide.
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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.
Doris Lee
Nov 5, 2021, 12:10 pm to 2:00 pm
Dr. Doris Lee presents her dissertation research enabling data analysts to identify trends and patterns, generate and verify hypotheses, and detect outliers and anomalies.
Dr. Latanya Sweeney
Nov 5, 2021, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Dr. Latanya Sweeney pioneered the field of data privacy and launched the study of algorithmic fairness.
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.
Vini Jaiswal
Oct 28, 2021, 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm
Vini Jaiswal explains the “data lakehouse” data paradigm, which provides all of the capabilities needed to train and deploy machine learning models.
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.
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
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.
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Oct 15, 2021, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Short reports on various topics, including JCDL, SNAC, information science history, relevance theory, and more.
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Oct 13, 2021, 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm
The Citizen Clinic (INFO 289) is a public-interest cybersecurity course that supports the capacity of politically-targeted organizations to defend themselves against online threats. Join us to learn more.
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Oct 8, 2021, 2:30 pm to 4:00 pm
In 1918, UC Berkeley began a full-time program in library science. Join us to celebrate the 103rd birthday and history of the I School, SIMS, SLIS, and School of Librarianship.
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Oct 7, 2021, 10:00 am to 12:15 pm
The UC Berkeley Center for Long-Term Cybersecurity (CLTC) invites you to the fifth-annual Research Exchange.
Leonardo Bursztyn
Oct 1, 2021, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Leonardo Bursztyn is an economist at the University of Chicago whose research uses field experiments to understand people’s decision-making.
Leslie Johnston
Sep 24, 2021, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Leslie Johnston is director of digital preservation at the U.S. National Archives.
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Sep 17, 2021, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Wayne de Fremery and Michael Buckland explore the idea that relevance can be understood as creative opportunity.
Clifford Lynch
Sep 10, 2021, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Vast amounts of video are being produced by colleges and universities today. What management and preservation challenges should institutions be addressing?
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Sep 1, 2021, 5:45 pm to 7:15 pm
Join us as we welcome the MICS Summer and Fall 2021 cohorts. Open to all MICS students and alumni.  
Clifford Lynch
Aug 27, 2021, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
On the web’s 30th birthday, Clifford Lynch describes how the concept of “web archiving” has outlived its usefulness.

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