School of Information Events

Upcoming Events

Friday, October 20, 2017

The Amnesiac Society

Seminar | October 20 | 3:10-5 p.m. | 107 South Hall

 David S. H. Rosenthal

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David S. H. Rosenthal is the co-founder of the LOCKSS program at Stanford University.

Monday, October 23, 2017

Data Dialogs 2017

Conference/Symposium | October 23 | 9 a.m.-5 p.m. | Sutardja Dai Hall, Banatao Auditorium

 Fernando Pérez, Assistant Professor, Department of Statistics UC Berkeley

 Alberto Cairo, Knight Chair in Visual Journalism, University of Miami; Hoda Eydgahi, Manager of Data Science, Stitch Fix; Chetan Gupta, Chief Data Scientist & Architect, Hitachi America Big Data Lab; Sharon Lin, Data Scientist, Okta; T. Christian Miller, Investigative Reporter, Author, and War Correspondant, ProPublica; Taral Shah, Assistant Director of Prospect Analysis, UC Berkeley

 Menglin Cao, Senior Vice President, Data Management & Insight, Wells Fargo; Mauro Cardenas, Senior Vice President of Analytics, Wells Fargo

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Data Dialogs brings together data experts from industry, research, and academia in an intimate and informal setting, allowing participants to make connections and generate new ideas.

Over the course of the day we will hear how organizations are learning to fit data science and data science teams into their business practice, discuss the best way to pursue data-driven projects, explore the...   More >


  Registration opens October 1. Register online or by calling Tia Foss at 510-642-9257, or by emailing Tia Foss at by October 23.

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Visual Trumpery: Fighting Against Fake Data and Visualizations — From the Left and From the Right

Lecture | October 25 | 4:10-5:30 p.m. | 202 South Hall

 Alberto Cairo

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With facts and truth increasingly under assault, sifting through the visual information and misinformation is more critical than ever.

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

David Sanger on Cybersecurity and Democracy

Special Event | November 1 | 4-5 p.m. |  Banatao Auditorium, Sutardja Dai Hall, UC Berkeley

 David Sanger, New York Times

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Thursday, November 16, 2017

Camille François on Cybersecurity and Democracy

Special Event | November 16 | 12-1 p.m. | 205 South Hall

 Camille François, Jigsaw

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A light lunch is included for attendees who RSVP in advance.


Wednesday, January 31, 2018

“Does This Vehicle Belong to You?” Processing the Language of Policing for Improving Police-Community Relations

Lecture | January 31 | 4:10-5:30 p.m. | 202 South Hall

 Dan Jurafsky

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A linguistic analysis of policy body-camera data from traffic stops reveals race-based differences. How can the findings improve police-community relations?