2022 IDEA Institute on Artificial Intelligence (July 10-15)

COVID-19 Guidelines

During the 2022 Institute, we highly recommend that vaccinated and unvaccinated persons continue to wear masks in all indoor public spaces. Individuals who are immunocompromised or at high risk should continue to take precautions. The University encourages visitors to screen for symptoms before arriving on campus using the COVID-19 Screening Tool or other methods.

Please do NOT attend an event if you have symptoms of COVID-19 or suspect you have been exposed to COVID-19. Immediately report to the event organizers if you think you attended an event while sick or potentially exposed to COVID-19.

The University’s COVID-19 guidelines are found Protect Texas Together. UT’s masking guidance aligns with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Program Dates

Pre-Institute Onboarding Program

Fellows will spend about 10-15 hours on activities during the onboarding period. Zoom will be Please note that the listed times are in the Eastern time zone. All sessions will be synchronous. For those who cannot attend a synchronous Zoom session, the sessions will be recorded and as appropriate, a separate activity may be required.

    • April 4, 4:00 - 5:30 p.m. ET
      • Introduction, Overview, Getting Acquainted
    • April 11, 4:00 - 5:30 p.m. ET
      • Introduction to UX-Human/AI Interaction
    • April 18, 4:00 - 5:30 p.m. ET
      • Python Basics
    • April 25, 4:00 - 5:00 p.m. ET
      • Python for Machine Learning
    • May 2, 4:00 - 5:30 p.m. ET
      • APIs and Bibliometrics
    • May 9, 4:00 - 6:00 p.m. ET
      • Machine Learning Projects in Libraries - Discussion and Exercise

2022 IDEA Institute

The institute will be held from July 10, 2022 to July 15, 2022.

Further schedule details will be provided in June.


The University of Texas at Austin - School of Information

The Institute will be held in the School of Information's classroom UTA 5.522, on the 5th floor of the builidng

UTA 5.522
UTA 5.522
Photo Credit:Hilton Garden Inn Website
Photo Credit:Hilton Garden Inn Website

Campus Navigation


    • Visitors are advised to park in the Guadalupe Garage (GUG). No permit is required to park in the GUG. Fees are calculated based on the amount of time you are in the garage. Garage daily parking rates can be found Garage Daily Parking RatesThe current rate is $18 per day.

Local information


Institute Hotel

Photo credit: Hilton Garden Inn

Self-funded Fellows