Thursday, August 29, 2019
Oliver E. Williamson Seminar: "Smaller Slices of a Growing Pie: The Effect of Entry in Platform Markets"
Seminar | August 29 | 12-1:30 p.m. | C330 Haas School of Business
The Oliver E. Williamson Seminar on Institutional Analysis, named after our esteemed colleague who founded the seminar, features current research by faculty, from UCB and elsewhere, and by advanced doctoral students. The research investigates governance and its links with economic and political forces. Markets, hierarchies, hybrids, and the supporting institutions of law and politics all come... More >
Workshop | August 29 | 12:30-4:30 p.m. | #24 University Hall
This workshop is for UC Berkeley Staff. The content covers planning and preparing to delegate a task or project, communicating effectively when delegating, and planning for follow-up to ensure successful task or project completion.
IB Seminar: Movements of Marine Megafauna Determine their Vulnerability to Anthropogenic Stressors and Climate Change
Seminar | August 29 | 12:30-1:30 p.m. | 2040 Valley Life Sciences Building
Dan Costa, University of California, Santa Cruz
Course | August 29 | 1:30-3 p.m. | Virtual Classroom
This course details the process of leveraging Trello Boards for team or individual project management. Emphasis is placed on the highly-extensible Trello platform interface for defining, assigning, and tracking project elements. Learning Objectives * Understand the conceptual hierarchy of Boards, Lists, Cards, Checklists, and Items. * Create new Boards and define Lists to categorize tasks and... More >
Workshop | August 29 | 2-3 p.m. | 113 César E. Chávez Student Center
Student Learning Center
Are you looking to enhance your language skills? Do you want to expand your community at Cal and around the world? The SLC Language Exchange Program introduces you to the linguistic and cultural diversity at Cal. Come learn how you can become a polyglot and discover how we connect hundreds of language enthusiasts all over the world. RSVP at bit.ly/lepinfo-fa19.
Workshop | August 29 | 2:30-3:30 p.m. | International House, Chevron Auditorium
Take advantage of this opportunity to learn practical tools for improving your American-English pronunciation! This workshop will be taught by a professional ESL instructor from the English Studies Institute.
Please RSVP here.
Workshop | August 29 | 3-4 p.m. | 9 Durant Hall
Getting Started in Undergraduate Research
If you are thinking about getting involved in undergraduate research, this workshop is a great place to start! You will get a broad overview of the research opportunities available to undergraduates on campus, and suggestions on how to find them.
We will also let you know about upcoming deadlines and eligibility requirements for some of... More >
Workshop | August 29 | 4-5 p.m. | 201A César E. Chávez Student Center
Student Learning Center
Interested in leading your own class and adding to Cals curriculum? This informational workshop covers the process of proposing your own DeCal, from identifying a faculty sponsor to getting your course approved. "RSVP at bit.ly/regis-igs."
Seminar | August 29 | 4-5 p.m. | 177 Stanley Hall
This talk will introduce deep-nanoscale fabrication technologies based on synergic combinations of self-assembly, photolithography, and transfer-printing applicable to a variety of material systems including polymers, oxides, metals, quantum nanostructures for high-performance sensors, photovoltaics, and displays.
In particular, this talk will report on our recent innovation: highly precise... More >
Workshop | August 29 | 5-7 p.m. | Sutardja Dai Hall, Newton room (730)
In this one and a half hours workshop, we will explore bias in a word embedding - a widespread building block of many machine learning models that work with natural languages. The workshop is designed for a diverse audience: from without any background in machine learning or programming to data science practitioners - no technical background is required!
Panel Discussion | August 29 | 6:30-9 p.m. | 360 Lab San Francisco, 5th Floor
UC Berkeley Extension is thrilled to sponsor a great panel organized by Anna Cho and her team next August 29 at 360 Lab San Francisco at 6:30pm! You will meet with Robert Li, Investor - Draper Dragon Fund, Juan Acosta, Investor, Draper University Ventures; Director, Draper University and Matt McGee (moderator), Business Strategy & Development - Sturfee Inc.