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Events

Upcoming Events

 

CITRIS Research Exchange Speaker Series – Fall 2020

Wednesdays, September 9 – November 18

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM PDT

 

The CITRIS Research Exchange (#CITRISRE) delivers fresh perspectives on information technology and society from distinguished academic, industry, and civic leaders.

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The Women in Tech Initiative at the University of California Speaker Series – Fall 2020

Tuesdays, September 29 – November 10

6:30 PM – 7:30 PM PDT

 

Join The Women in Tech Initiative at the University of California for the Opportunities & Barriers: Identifying Pathways into Tech speaker series, every Tuesday, 6:30 – 7:30 pm through November 17. Showcases the pathways into different sectors of tech.

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Ada Lovelace Day 2020 – Celebration of Women in Robotics

Tue, October 13, 2020

6:00 PM – 7:30 PM PDT

 

Every year on Ada Lovelace Day we celebrate amazing robotics innovations powered by women, and meet some of the amazing women themselves!

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The Women in Tech Initiative at UC Athena Awards – Nominations due

November 6, 2020

The Women in Tech Initiative Athena Awards recognize those who embody, encourage, and promote the inclusion of women in technology.

Submit nomination >

Women in Tech Symposium 2021 – The New Era in Human-Computer Interaction (#NewHCI)

Fri, March 12, 2021

 

The annual Women in Tech Symposium celebrates innovators and explores the experiences of women in tech-related fields. This year, the theme will be The New Era in Human-Computer Interaction (#NewHCI) and examine leading-edge technologies and issues around ensuring equitable and #InclusiveHCI. More details soon!

Past Events

 

Spring 2020

CITRIS RESEARCH EXCHANGE

Description:

 

Free and open to the public, the CITRIS Research Exchange offers fresh perspectives on information technology and society from distinguished academic, industry, and civic leaders. Each hour-long seminar is on Wednesday from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm in the Banatao Auditorium at Sutardja Dai Hall on the UC Berkeley campus. Register by the Monday prior to the event to receive a free lunch (first come, first serve)!

Location:

 

Banatao Auditorium, 310 Sutardja Dai Hall

2594 Hearst Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94720

Speakers

Rama Akkiraju

Director at IBM Watson
“Forbes Top 20” in AI
Wed, January 29, 2020
Vincent Vanhoucke
Director of Google
Brain Team & Robotics
Wed, February 5, 2020
Mallik Tatipamula
CTO
Ericsson Silicon Valley
Wed, February 12, 2020
Maggi Kelly
“Mapping a Changing California”
GIS and DataViz
Wed, February 19, 2020
Jen Schradie
Author
“The Revolution That Wasn’t”
Wed, February 26, 2020
Grace Gu
“Innovator Under 35”
MIT Tech Review
Wed, March 4, 2020
Stephen Robinson
Former NASA Astronaut
Human Survival
Wed, March 11, 2020
Sarah Kurtz
California Energy Revolution
Research and Education
Wed, March 18, 2020
Karina Edmonds
University Collaborations
Google Cloud
Wed, April 1, 2020
Solomon Hsiang
Professor of Public Policy
Climate Change
Wed, April 8, 2020