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Events

Upcoming Events

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?
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.
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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.
Victoria Coleman
Mar 6, 2019, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
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?
Shoshanna Zuboff (photo by Sascha Pflaeging)
Mar 12, 2019, 2:40 pm to 4:30 pm
Workshop with Professor Shoshana Zuboff
InfoCamp
Mar 16, 2019, 9:00 am to 6:30 pm
The premier student-run conference for the information community.
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Mar 22, 2019, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Jeffrey MacKie-Mason
Apr 19, 2019, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
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Apr 23 2019 - 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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Apr 24, 2019, 11:00 am to 12:00 pm
A panel of women in senior leadership roles in the technology sector discuss their experiences in an industry that continues to be largely male-dominated.
AnnaLee Saxenian
Apr 26, 2019, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Niloufar Salehi
May 3, 2019, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
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May 19, 2019, 10:00 am
Honor the class of 2019 with keynote speaker, student speakers, and presentation of the James R. Chen Awards and the Hal R. Varian MIDS Capstone Awards.

Previous Events

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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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Nov 29, 2018, 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
The impacts of data mining, policy algorithms, and predictive risk models on poor and working-class people in America.
Nov 29, 2018, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Dan Lieberman, senior associate of advanced analytics at Booz Allen, discusses what machine learning is, why it is particularly challenging in cybersecurity, and how to design machine learning applications that will have the biggest impact for cyber applications.
Women in Tech: The Future of AI
Nov 16, 2018, 11:00 am to 5:00 pm
This event has been cancelled due to the Northern California wildfires. The event will be rescheuled for a future date.
Kristen Eichensehr
Nov 15, 2018, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

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