<< Thursday, August 29, 2019 >>

Thursday, August 29, 2019

Econ 235, Financial Economics Seminar: Topic TBA

Seminar | August 29 | 11:10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | C210 Haas School of Business

 Filippo Mezzanotti, Kellogg School of Management; Northwestern University

 Department of Economics

Joint with Haas Finance Seminar

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

 Oren Reshef, PhD Candidate, UC Berkeley

 Department of Economics

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 >

BPM 205 Delegation Skills

Workshop | August 29 | 12:30-4:30 p.m. | #24 University Hall

 Human Resources

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.

  Register online

Trello Team Project Boards

Course | August 29 | 1:30-3 p.m. |  Virtual Classroom

 Human Resources

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 >

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SLC Language Exchange Program: Become a Polyglot

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.

Seminar 251, Labor Seminar:

Seminar | August 29 | 2-3:30 p.m. | 648 Evans Hall | Canceled

 Center for Labor Economics

Pronunciation Tips Workshop

Workshop | August 29 | 2:30-3:30 p.m. | International House, Chevron Auditorium

 Berkeley International Office(BIO))

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.

Getting Started in Undergraduate Research and Finding a Mentor Workshop

Workshop | August 29 | 3-4 p.m. | 9 Durant Hall

 Leah Carroll, Haas Scholars Program Manager/Advisor, Office of Undergraduate Research and Scholarships

 Office of Undergraduate Research

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 >

Teaching Your Own Class as an Undergraduate: the A to Z of Proposing a DeCal

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 Cal’s 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."

Printing Nanoscale Things: Metals, Oxides, and Quantum Dots: Special Nano/Bio Seminar

Seminar | August 29 | 4-5 p.m. | 177 Stanley Hall

 Prof. Yeon Sik Jung, KAIST, Materials Science & Engineering

 Berkeley Nanosciences and Nanoengineering Institute

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 >

Exploring Gender Bias in Word Embedding

Workshop | August 29 | 5-7 p.m. | Sutardja Dai Hall, Newton room (730)

 Data Sciences

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!

Draper Dragon Fund and Draper University Ventures Investor Panel

Panel Discussion | August 29 | 6:30-9 p.m. | 360 Lab San Francisco, 5th Floor

 274 Brannan St, San Francisco, CA 94107

 Robert Li, Investor, Draper Dragon Fund; Juan Acosta, Director, Draper University

 Matt McGee, Business Strategy & Development, Sturfee

 UC Berkeley Extension, 360 Lab San Francisco, Sturfee, 51VR, EPIC

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.