<< Week of January 12 >>

Monday, January 13, 2020

The Korean Peninsula Peace Process: Opportunities and Challenges

Lecture | January 13 | 4-5:30 p.m. | Doe Library, Room 180

 Chung-in Moon, Special Advisor to the ROK President for Foreign Affairs and National Security

 Institute of East Asian Studies (IEAS), Center for Korean Studies (CKS), East Asia Foundation

President Moon Jae-in has undertaken an ambitious Korean peace initiative since May 2017. Under this initiative, he successfully transformed the year of acute crisis in 2017 into a new beginning of peace in 2018. However, as the Hanoi summit between President Trump and Chairman Kim Jong Un in late February failed to produce any agreement, his peace initiative is facing major challenges. Whereas...   More >

Chung-in Moon

Tuesday, January 14, 2020

Tech for Good: A French vision for the 4th industrial revolution

Lecture | January 14 | 11 a.m. | 290 Hearst Memorial Mining Building

 Philippe Étienne, Ambassador of France to the United States

 Institute of Transportation Studies

Ambassador of France to the US, Philippe Etienne, for a special talk Tech for Good: A French vision for the 4th industrial revolution, on Jan. 14 in 290 Hearst Memorial Mining Building at 11 a.m.

The Pinch: Have the Old Stolen the Future of the Young?: A talk with David Willetts

Lecture | January 14 | 4-5 p.m. | 2232 Piedmont, Seminar Room

 Rt Hon. Lord David Willetts, President of the Advisory Council and Intergenerational Centre, Resolution Foundation

 Department of Demography, Center on the Economics and Demography of Aging (CEDA)

A talk with the David Willetts, author of The Pinch, former Member of Parliament, now member of the House of Lords, and former Minister for Universities and Science in the Cameron cabinet.

Wednesday, January 15, 2020

Curator’s Talk: Apsara DiQuinzio on Ron Nagle

Lecture | January 15 | 12 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Join exhibition curator Apsara DiQuinzio for an engaging, expert tour of Ron Nagle: Handsome Drifter. DiQuinzio, BAMPFA’s senior curator of modern and contemporary art and Phyllis C. Wattis MATRIX Curator, offers insights into Nagle’s work from several angles, including his history at UC Berkeley, the Bay Area context, and his interest in Surrealism.

Thursday, January 16, 2020

Earthquakes in our Backyard: UCB CLEAR PubScience Event

Lecture | January 16 | 6-7:30 p.m. |  Little Hill Lounge

 10753 San Pablo Ave., El Cerrito, CA 94530

 Peggy Hellweg, UC Berkeley

 UC Berkeley CLEAR

The Hayward Fault, in our East Bay backyard, is a big earthquake hazard. What have we learned recently? What are we doing to improve earthquake outcomes? What can you do to be prepared?

Friday, January 17, 2020

View from the Top: Dr. Morris Chang (CANCELED): In conversation with Dean Tsu-Jae King Liu

Lecture | January 17 | 10:30-11:30 a.m. | Sutardja Dai Hall, Banatao Auditorium, 3rd floor | Canceled

 Dr. Morris Chang, Founder, Former Chairman and CEO, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC)

 Haas School of Business, UC Berkeley College of Engineering

View from the Top: Dr. Morris Chang

After the Algorithm: Making Machine Learning Work in Healthcare

Lecture | January 17 | 3-4 p.m. | Genentech Hall, UCSF, Genentech Hall Room N114

 600 16th St, San Francisco, CA 94158

 Leonard D’Avolio, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Cyft

 Berkeley Institute for Data Science, UCSF Bakar Computational Health Sciences Institute

Abstract: In his talk, titled "After the Algorithm: Making Machine Learning Work for Healthcare," Leonard D'Avolio, Ph.D. shares lessons learned from 15 years of experience designing, developing, and deploying machine learning-enabled systems in academic, government, philanthropic, and industrial healthcare environments. This talk is a painfully honest view of the promise and potential of machine...   More >

Saturday, January 18, 2020

Science Lecture - The Hidden world of vibrations

Lecture | January 18 | 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | 100 Genetics & Plant Biology Building

 Damian O. Elias, Department of Environmental Science, Policy and Management


As humans, our appreciation of the natural world is tied to our senses and the sights, sounds, and smells we experience. Recent scientific research however has shown just how limited this viewpoint is. The majority of life on earth use sights, sounds, and smells that are imperceptible to humans and with the help of technology, researchers have finally started to open up this hidden world. In this...   More >

The hidden world of vibrations