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Partner Advisory Board Meeting

Our biannual meeting is held each spring and fall. The goal of this event is to share our most recent research updates with our Industry Partners and discuss future research goals.

Our next Industry Advisory Board (IAB) Meeting will be held April 24-26, 2019.

The Wednesday event is free and open to the public. The Thursday meeting is open to industry partners and invited guests, and includes updates and discussion of current research projects. The Friday morning business meeting is open to two representatives from each industry partner firm or team.

Schedule of Events

Wednesday, April 24, 1:00pm-4:30pm: Pre-Meeting Symposium on the Water-Energy Nexus: Holistic Solutions for Climate Change and Resiliency
PG&E Pacific Energy Center, San Francisco | View map >
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Recent studies illustrate the need for holistic policies and technologies that are responsive to the energy-water nexus. Join us for a half-day symposium in which expert speakers will explore future directions for making sustainable and resilient regions and cities.
This event is free and open to the public, and available as an on-site seminar and live webinar. It is sponsored by the Center for the Built Environment and the PG&E Pacific Energy Center.

Thursday, April 25, 8:30 am-5:00 pm: Plenary Session
Pauley Ballroom at the MLK Student Union, UC Berkeley
2475 Bancroft Way | View map >
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Research updates, breakout sessions, and a keynote presentation by Paul Torcellini of NREL. 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. Looking for the link to register? Email Jessica, juhl@berkeley.edu.

Friday, April 26, 8:00am-noon: Executive Session
David Brower Center, Berkeley | View map >
Business meeting; two partner representatives per firm or team.

Where to Stay

DoubleTree by Hilton Berkeley Marina (510-548-7920) is a 15-minute drive to the Pauley Ballroom. To take advantage of our group discount: book online to secure the rate of $199/night (plus taxes and fees). Limited rooms available; must be reserved by April 3, 2019.

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 12% off of the daily standard rate (or reference “Center for the Built Environment” if reserving by phone). Limited rooms available; subject to availability.

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.

Travel Information

When coming to Berkeley, it is convenient to fly in and out of the Oakland International Airport (OAK). From OAK, you can take BART or Uber/Lyft/taxi (about $20-$30; ~20 minute drive). You can also fly in and out of San Francisco International Airport (SFO). From SFO, you can take BART or Uber/Lyft/taxi (about $40-$50; ~45 minute drive).

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

Future Meeting Dates

April 24-26, 2019

October 23-25, 2019

Spring 2020

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