Wednesday, December 12, 2018
Workshop | December 12 | 8:30-9:30 a.m. | Tang Center, University Health Services, Class of '42
Greg Ryan, Ergonomics@Work
Learn how to set up a user-friendly workstation and practice stretches to help relieve computer-related aches and pains. This workshop is required to qualify for computer ergonomics matching funds.
Workshop | December 12 | 9:45-10:45 a.m. | Tang Center, University Health Services, Class of '42
Greg Ryan, Campus Ergonomist, Be well at Work - Ergonomics
Learn about the ergonomics of keyboards and pointing devices, including appropriate workstation set-up, postures, and techniques for using them. Find out about the keyboards and pointing devices covered by the Computer Ergonomics Matching Funds Program. Enroll online at the UC Learning Center.
Workshop | December 12 | 10 a.m.-12 p.m. | UC Botanical Garden
Winter is one of the coziest and challenging times for many of us. This season is a wonderful time to hunker down and take time to slowly prepare herbs and food. Spend a couple hours with the herbs and in the garden to connect with the plants and walk away with your very own herbal concoction. This class is such a sweet way to prepare for the holiday season and take good care of yourself.
$50 / $45 UCBG Members
Colloquium | December 12 | 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m. | 1104 Berkeley Way West
Allyson Mackey, University of Pennsylvania
Dr. Allyson Mackey will discuss her research on understanding individual differences in brain development and plasticity, and the impact of these differences on learning and academic performance. She will present research linking socioeconomic status, which encompasses a broad set of childhood experiences, to the structure and function of cortex. She then will examine the impact of specific... More >
Presentation | December 12 | 11 a.m.-12 p.m. | 380 Soda Hall
Warren He, Graduate Student Researcher, UC Berkeley
In this talk, I present my research on techniques for generating adversarial examples and experiments with proposed defenses.
Panel Discussion | December 12 | 4-6 p.m. | 306 Soda Hall
Meredith Whittaker, AI Now Institute and Google; Matt Caggle, ACLU; Jeremy Gillula, Electronic Frontier Foundation
Join the Graduates for Engaged and Extended Scholarship in Computing and Engineering (GEESE) for an end-of-semester event, Tech Skepticism and Worker Activism: Drawing Lessons for Research and Education. Reflecting on events and crises in the tech industry over the past year, our discussion will focus on the implications for members of campus, as researchers, teachers, and students.
Workshop | December 12 | 4:30-5:30 p.m. | 9 Durant Hall
Need to write a grant proposal? This workshop is for you! You'll get a head start on defining your research question, developing a lit review and project plan, presenting your qualifications, and creating a realistic budget.
Open to all UC Berkeley students.