Fall 2019

November 2019

Panel discussion with: Henriette Cramer (Principal Research Scientists, Spotify), Josh Lovejoy (Principal Design Manager, Microsoft), Dan Perkel (Director, IDEO), & Emily Witt (UX Researcher, Salesforce). 

Monday November 25th, 2019
4:10-5:30pm
210 South Hall

Kate Starbird, Associate Professor, Department of Human-Centered Design & Engineering, University of Washington

Monday November 18th, 2019
4:10-5:30pm
210 South Hall

Live stream link here

October 2019

Desmond Patton, Associate Professor of Social Work, Columbia University

Friday October 18th, 2019
4:10-5:30pm
202 South Hall

Live stream link here

Ruha Benjamin, Associate Professor of African American Studies, Princeton University

(co-sponsored with CSTMSCITRIS, and Haas Institute for a Fair and Inclusive Society)

Thursday October 17th, 2019
4:00-5:30pm
Banatao Auditorium, Sutardja Dai Hall

September 2019

Michelle R. Carney, User Experience Researcher, Machine Learning + AI, Google

Monday September 23, 2019
4:10-5:30pm
210 South Hall

Past Events

May 2019

Mary Gray, Senior Researcher, Microsoft Research New England in conversation with Prayag Narula, President and co-founder of LeadGenius and MIMS alum (2012)

Monday May 13th, 2019
4:10-5:30pm
202 South Hall

March 2019
AI in the Open World: Technology & Responsibility

Eric Horvitz, Technical Fellow and Director, Microsoft Research.

Wednesday, March 20, 2019
3:30 pm to 5:00 pm
210 South Hall
February 2019

Hoyt Long, Associate Professor of Japanese Literature, University of Chicago

Wednesday, February 27, 2019
4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
210 South Hall
November 2018
Virginia Eubanks, University of Albany, SUNY

(co-sponsored with CSTMS and CITRIS)

November 29, 2018, 4:10-5:30 PM

Banatao Auditorium, 310 Sutardja Dai Hall

October 2018
Issa Kohler-Hausmann, Yale University

October 31, 2018, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm

210 South Hall

June 2018

AFOG summer workshop — “Algorithms are Opaque and Unfair, Now What?”

June 15, 2018
by invitation only

April 2018
Christian Sandvig, University of Michigan
March 2018
Jon Kleinberg, Cornell University

Inherent Trade-Offs in Algorithmic Fairness 
[video available]

March 19, 2018, 4:10-5:30 PM
202 South Hall

February 2018
Angèle Christin, Stanford University

(co-sponsored with CSTMS)

Algorithms in Practice: Comparing Web Journalism and Criminal Justice
[video available]

Feb 26, 2018, 4:10-5:30 PM
470 Stephens Hall

January 2018
Karen Levy, Cornell University

(co-sponsored with the UC Berkeley Department of Sociology)

Data Driven: Truckers and The New Workplace Surveillance

January 22, 2018, 2:00-3:30 PM
Matrix, 8th floor, Barrows Hall

December 2017
Dawn Nafus, Intel Corporation
November 2017

Lunch Talks

  • Rediet Abebe, Cornell
  • M. Mitchell, Google
  • Arash Nourian, FICO
  • Victoria Stodden, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • Been Kim, Google
  • Andrew Selbst, Data & Society Research Institute, Yale Law School
  • Luke Stark, Dartmouth University
  • Sonja Schmer-Galunder, Smart Information Flow Technologies (SIFT)
  • Ziad Obermeyer, UC Berkeley School of Public Health