Lecture | January 13 | 4-5:30 p.m. | Doe Library, Room 180
Chung-in Moon, Special Advisor to the ROK President for Foreign Affairs and National Security
President Moon Jae-in has undertaken an ambitious Korean peace initiative since May 2017. Under this initiative, he successfully transformed the year of acute crisis in 2017 into a new beginning of peace in 2018. However, as the Hanoi summit between President Trump and Chairman Kim Jong Un in late February failed to produce any agreement, his peace initiative is facing major challenges. Whereas... More >
Lecture | January 14 | 11 a.m. | 290 Hearst Memorial Mining Building
Philippe Étienne, Ambassador of France to the United States
Ambassador of France to the US, Philippe Etienne, for a special talk Tech for Good: A French vision for the 4th industrial revolution, on Jan. 14 in 290 Hearst Memorial Mining Building at 11 a.m.
Lecture | January 14 | 4-5 p.m. | 2232 Piedmont, Seminar Room
A talk with the David Willetts, author of The Pinch, former Member of Parliament, now member of the House of Lords, and former Minister for Universities and Science in the Cameron cabinet.
Lecture | January 15 | 12 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Join exhibition curator Apsara DiQuinzio for an engaging, expert tour of Ron Nagle: Handsome Drifter. DiQuinzio, BAMPFAs senior curator of modern and contemporary art and Phyllis C. Wattis MATRIX Curator, offers insights into Nagles work from several angles, including his history at UC Berkeley, the Bay Area context, and his interest in Surrealism.
Lecture | January 16 | 6-7:30 p.m. | Little Hill Lounge
10753 San Pablo Ave., El Cerrito, CA 94530
Peggy Hellweg, UC Berkeley
The Hayward Fault, in our East Bay backyard, is a big earthquake hazard. What have we learned recently? What are we doing to improve earthquake outcomes? What can you do to be prepared?
Lecture | January 17 | 10:30-11:30 a.m. | Sutardja Dai Hall, Banatao Auditorium, 3rd floor | Canceled
Dr. Morris Chang, Founder, Former Chairman and CEO, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC)
Haas School of Business, UC Berkeley College of Engineering
View from the Top: Dr. Morris Chang
Lecture | January 17 | 3-4 p.m. | Genentech Hall, UCSF, Genentech Hall Room N114
600 16th St, San Francisco, CA 94158
Leonard D’Avolio, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Cyft
Abstract: In his talk, titled "After the Algorithm: Making Machine Learning Work for Healthcare," Leonard D'Avolio, Ph.D. shares lessons learned from 15 years of experience designing, developing, and deploying machine learning-enabled systems in academic, government, philanthropic, and industrial healthcare environments. This talk is a painfully honest view of the promise and potential of machine... More >
Lecture | January 18 | 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | 100 Genetics & Plant Biology Building
Damian O. Elias, Department of Environmental Science, Policy and Management
As humans, our appreciation of the natural world is tied to our senses and the sights, sounds, and smells we experience. Recent scientific research however has shown just how limited this viewpoint is. The majority of life on earth use sights, sounds, and smells that are imperceptible to humans and with the help of technology, researchers have finally started to open up this hidden world. In this... More >