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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 October 23-25, 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, October 23: Pre-Meeting Symposium
PG&E Pacific Energy Center, San Francisco
More information coming soon.

Thursday, October 24, 8:30 am-5:00 pm: Plenary Session
Pauley Ballroom at the MLK Student Union, UC Berkeley
2475 Bancroft Way
Research updates, breakout 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. More information coming soon.

Friday, October 25, 8:00am-noon: Executive Session
David Brower Center, Berkeley
Business meeting; two partner representatives per firm or team.

Where to Stay

Special rates are available at select hotels. Book early to take advantage of the discount, limited rooms available.

Graduate Berkeley (formerly Hotel Durant) is one block from the UC campus, about a 5 minute walk to the Pauley Ballroom. Special discount of 12%. To take advantage of our group discount, book online or reference “Center for the Built Environment” if reserving by phone.

Hotel Shattuck Plaza is one block from the UC campus, about a 15 minute walk to the Pauley Ballroom. Book online for discounted rate.

Additional hotel discount information coming soon.

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

October 23-25, 2019

April 15-17, 2020

Fall 2020

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