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Thursday, April 12, 2018

Funding and Programming Transportation Projects in California

Special Event | April 11 – 12, 2018 every day | 8 a.m.-5 p.m. |  Fairfield Inn, Woodland

 2100 Freeway Drive, Woodland, CA 95776

 Gian-Claudia Sciara, PhD, AICP, Professional Researcher, UC Davis Institute of Transportation Studies; Andre Boutros, PE, Former Executive Director, California Transportation Commission

 Technology Transfer Program

Funding state and local transportation projects in California is a complex process involving multiple inter-related federal, state, regional, and local planning and operating agencies as well as an alphabet soup of documents and funding programs. Changing requirements and shifting political priorities can further complicate the process. Without a map and a strategy for developing fundable...   More >

$395.00 CA Public Agency, $790.00 Standard Fee

  Register online or by calling 510-643-4393, or by emailing registrar-techtransfer@berkeley.edu

Teaching and Research Resource Fair

Special Event | April 12 | 11 a.m.-1 p.m. | Dwinelle Hall, Room 117, Level D

 Academic Innovation Studio

Connect with dozens of campus service providers to get new ideas, find support, and learn about resources and services. Enjoy focused conversations and technology demos while meeting other instructors and researchers.

 ID required.

  RSVP online by April 10.

Ideas, answers, support for all UCB instructors and researchers

Certificate Program in Health Advocacy Online Information Session

Information Session | April 12 | 12-1 p.m. |  Online

 Stan Weisner, Ph.D., M.S.W., UC Berkeley Extension

 UC Berkeley Extension

Gain an in-depth understanding of the complex and dynamic U.S. health care system. Explore key policy and ethical challenges, and learn to become a health advocate who is qualified to advise patients and their families about health care issues.

  Make reservations online

Adaptive Traffic Control Systems

Special Event | April 3 – 12, 2018 every Tuesday & Thursday | 1-4 p.m. |  Online

 Joy Bhattacharya, PE, PTOE, Principal, Stantec

 Aleksandar Stevanovic, PhD, Assistant Professor, Florida Atlantic University

 Technology Transfer Program

This new online course offers summary of fundamental principles, operational requirements and expected benefits of some of the frequently deployed Adaptive Traffic Control Systems. The first session presents differences between adaptive and responsive traffic controls and introduces briefly three ATCS deployed in California (ACS Lite, QuicTrac, and SCOOT). The second session addresses InSync, a...   More >

$145.00 CA Public Agency, $290.00 Standard Fee

  Register online or by calling 510-643-4393, or by emailing registrar-techtransfer@berkeley.edu

Docent-led tour

Tour/Open House | January 6, 2017 – December 30, 2018 every Sunday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday with exceptions | 1:30-2:45 p.m. |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

Join us for a free, docent-led tour of the Garden as we explore interesting plant species, learn about the vast collection, and see what is currently in bloom. Meet at the Entry Plaza.

Free with Garden admission
Advanced registration not required

Tours may be cancelled without notice.
For day-of inquiries, please call 510-643-2755
For tour questions, please email gardentours@berkeley.edu...   More >

Korean Language Resources

Information Session | April 12 | 2-3:30 p.m. | East Asian Library, Rm. 341

 Jaeyong Chang


Introduction to research resources in Korean language in the area of humanities and social sciences.

Graduate Mentoring Awards

Reception | April 12 | 4-6 p.m. |  Anna Head Alumnae Hall (2537 Haste St.)

 Fiona M. Doyle, Vice Provost for Graduate Studies, Graduate Division

 Graduate Division, Graduate Assembly

Awards ceremony for the Carol D. Soc Distinguished Graduate Student Mentoring Awards and the Distinguished Faculty Mentoring Awards.

Human-Focused Design and Solar Energy

Special Event | April 12 | 6-7:30 p.m. | 220 Cheit Hall

 Lila Tretikov, Terrawatt Initiative


As technology advances, the global business market increases its demand for sustainable, affordable development. Join Lila Tretikov, CEO of the Terrawatt Initiative, at the Berkeley Forum as she speaks about the increasing importance of human-focused design in technology. In this talk, Lila Tretikov will naviagate solutions regarding solar energy and sustainable development to foster a dialogue...   More >


  Buy tickets by emailing https://www.eventbrite.com/e/ceo-of-the-terrawatt-initiative-lila-tretikov-tickets-44959837083

In Defense of troublemakers: The Power of Dissent in Life and Business

Special Event | April 12 | 7:30-8:30 p.m. |  Hillside Club

 2286 Cedar St, Berkeley, CA

 Charlan Nemeth, Prof Graduate School, Univ of California Berkeley

 KPFA Radio FM

An interview and Q&A of Charlan Nemeth on her new book "In defense of troublemakers.." on the "perils of consensus" and the "power of dissent"


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