CBE Advisory Board Conference Logistics

Agenda updates and logistical information for industry partners and guests.

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Our next Industry Advisory Board (IAB) Conference will be held Wednesday to Friday, October 25-27.

The Thursday meeting is open to industry partners and invited guests, and includes research and partner presentations, with discussion of current research projects. This will be followed by a dinner banquet in Berkeley. The Friday morning business meeting is open to two representatives from each industry partner firm or team.

Wednesday, October 25, Pre-Conference Symposium

PG&E Pacific Energy Center, San Francisco
Information coming soon.

Thursday, October 26, 8:30am-5:00pm: Plenary Session

Pauley Ballroom, UC Berkeley

Research updates, panel sessions, and a keynote presentation; seven partner representatives per firm or team (three for small business partners).

Following the plenary session, join us for a hosted happy hour and dinner at a Berkeley location.

Friday, October 27, 8:00am-noon: Executive Session

David Brower Center, Berkeley
Business meeting; two partner representatives per firm or team.

Where to Stay

Graduate Berkeley (formerly Hotel Durant; 510-845-8981) is one block from the UC campus, about a 5 minute walk to the Pauley Ballroom. To take advantage of our group discount: book online to save 10% (or, reference "Center for the Built Environment" if reserving by phone). Limited rooms available.

Hotel Shattuck Plaza (510-845-7300) is one block from the UC campus, about a 15 minute walk to the Pauley Ballroom. To take advantage of our group discount: book online. Limited rooms available.

Ground Transportation

When coming to Berkeley, it is convenient to fly in and out of the Oakland International Airport (OAK). Ground transportation to Berkeley can be by shuttle van, which will cost approximately $20, or by taxi, which may be about $40-50. BART also provides service to and from OAK.

It is also possible to fly in to San Francisco International Airport (SFO), however it is about a 45 minute ride to Berkeley, possibly longer with heavy traffic. Shuttle and taxi rates are approximately $45 and $65, respectively. BART also provides service directly in and out of SFO.

Although it is not necessary to make advance reservations, you may do so by contacting Bayporter Express (415-467-1800). For additional ground transportation information, please click on the airport links above.

Additional Information

Additional information on hotel options, driving directions, dining, and public transportation is located at UC Berkeley Visitor's Services website.