Monday, October 21, 2019
Industry 4.0 and the Extension of Malaysia's Economic Success Story: With Malaysia's Minister of Finance
Lecture | October 21 | 1-2 p.m. | B100 Blum Hall
Lim Guan Eng, Malaysia's Minister of Finance, Malaysian Government
AMENA Center for Entrepreneurship & Development, Blum Center for Developing Economies
Lim Guan Eng, Malaysia's Minister of Finance and the Secretary General of the Democratic Action Party (DAP), will deliver a talk on the investment environment in Malaysia. His talk will include the causes behind Malaysias success in reducing its dependence on extractive resources and agriculture, diversifying its economy, and transitioning to a knowledge based, competitive, and innovative... More >
Lecture | October 21 | 1:30-2:30 p.m. | 190 Doe Library
Full details about this meeting will be posted here: https://bids.berkeley.edu/events.
Lecture | October 21 | 4-5 p.m. | Sutardja Dai Hall, Banatao Auditorium
Juan Argote, Uber Advanced Technologies Group
Juan Argote (CEE MS '10; PhD '14) will give the fall CEE Distinguished Lecture on Monday, Oct. 21. Argote is the Transportation Research Lead within the Uber Advanced Technologies Group.
He will speak on "The Pathway towards the Deployment of Self-Driving Vehicle Technology."
The lecture will take place at 4-5pm (NEW TIME) in Sutardja Dai's Banatao Auditorium with a reception following in... More >
Lecture | October 21 | 4:30-6 p.m. | Berkeley Way West, Room 5400, 5th floor (2121 Berkeley Way / 1919 Shattuck Avenue), UC Berkeley School of Public Health
Jagdish Patel, Executive Director, People’s Training and Research Centre, Vadodara, India, http://www.peoplestraining.org/
Garrett Brown, Lecturer at the School of Public Health, and Coordinator of the Maquiladora Health & Safety Support Network
Talk by Indian labor activist and director of Peoples Training and Research Centre, Mr. Jagdish Patel.
Lecture | October 21 | 6-7:30 p.m. | Alumni House
Institute of European Studies, The Pacific Regional Office of the German Historical Institute Washington, ZEIT-Stiftung Ebelin und Gerd Bucerius, Institute of Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies (ISEEES)
In this years Bucerius lecture, Kiev-born German writer Katja Petrowskaja deals with the conundrums of making history. In her acclaimed novel "Maybe Esther", a modern person undertakes a road trip through European landscapes of memory, languages, and family stories. The maybe introduces remembering as an act of defiance, as personal resistance against the firmly established, inevitable pace of... More >
RSVP online by October 20.
Lecture | October 21 | 6:30-8 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Presented by the Berkeley Center for New Media
Leonel Moura, Artist, Lisbon
Can a machine create its own art? This question, raised around the year 2000 by Lisbon-born artist Leonel Moura, is at the core of his work with robotics and artificial intelligence. With the development of artificial intelligence in recent years, the possibility of machines being intelligent but also creative is at... More >