Monday, September 11, 2017
Lecture | September 11 | 12:30-2 p.m. | 340 Moffitt Undergraduate Library
Thérèse Tierney, Founding Director of URL: Urban Research Lab at the University of Illinois Urbana Champaign
Berkeley Center for New Media
When we think of smart cities, the hypermodern cities of Shenzen or Songdo usually come to mind. But when we look at the future, it is clear that all cities from Brooklyn to Berkeley will also be smart.
New or old, smart cities are sustained by intelligent infrastructure, an assemblage of software, wireless communication technologies, and environmental sensors. These allow for previously... More >
Lecture | September 11 | 5:30-7 p.m. | 112 Wurster Hall
MON, SEPT 11, 6:00PM. KATE ORFF LECTURE
Lecture | September 11 | 6:30 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Shannon Jackson, associate vice chancellor of arts and design at UC Berkeley, launches the Public (Re)Assembly series with a public lecture on the Arts + Design Initiative as a vehicle for elevating, fortifying, and reassembling the resources of Cals tremendous creative culture. In thinking about the artistic, social, and technological future of public higher education, Jackson is joined by... More >
Lecture | September 11 | 6:30-8 p.m. | International House, Chevron Auditorium
Rahul Gandhi, Vice President, Indian National Congress
Rahul Gandhi has led the reorganization of Indias Congress Party since becoming Vice President of the party in 2013. At UC Berkeley, he will offer his reflections on contemporary India and the path forward for the worlds largest democracy. He follows in the footsteps of his great grandfather Jawaharlal Nehru, Indias first prime minister, who delivered a historic speech at Berkeley in 1949.
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