Upcoming Events

April 18, 2024
  • 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm *Foundry* Office Hours - WilmerHale Legal


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    Ashwin Gokhale helps public and private technology companies navigate through technology transactions and licensing matters. He draws on his prior experience leading a legal team at a high-growth venture-backed company and his business experience working for various other startups in Silicon Valley to provide practical solutions to the legal and business challenges his clients face.

    Molly Holsinger is a corporate senior associate who represents public and private companies in mergers and acquisitions, technology transactions, and venture capital and private equity financings.


April 22, 2024
  • 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm *Foundry* Office Hours: Shuo Yang of Fifty Years (VC)

    Location: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1SMaKS5heAkUJ9WUnB4XHWiAYCHaPqdWc8Kj4zxpmEhg/edit?usp=sharing


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    Fifty Years is an entrepreneur-run early stage venture capital firm based in San Francisco. They partner with companies that inspire. Specifically, they back companies that, if successful, will be both massively profitable and make a serious dent in achieving one of the Sustainable Development Goals.

    Shuo Yang is the Principal at Fifty Years and a Berkeley alum. He's also a multi-time founder with a wide breadth of industry and international experience.  


April 25, 2024
  • 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm ☁️ UC Berkeley Cloud Computing Meetup ☁️

    Location: https://berkeley.zoom.us/j/99509777287


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    Everyone is welcome - this is a really inclusive group! You don't have to be an expert, or already know about cloud technologies; we get together so people can learn from each other.

    CONNECT VIA ZOOM: Our Zoom connection info changes each month and is posted here in meetup invite. [Note: for security reasons attendees must be logged into a Zoom account]

    No researcher wants to wake up to a headline screaming that their research has leaked human subject data onto the Darkweb. But it's not always clear to people how to protect their key research data, and there is much pressing work to do beyond security. Ever since privacy and protection of computational data has emerged as a significant service area of focus in research computing this has been a pain point.

    At UC Berkeley, we’ve developed a secure service targeted to serve those working with sensitive information across the breadth of the research community — from Social Welfare to Genomics, from Public Health to Political Science. At the September meetup you will hear from researchers themselves. This talk highlights the journey from concept to service launch, through their eyes, with a primary focus on their experiences using the new Secure Research Data and Compute service.

    Speakers: Dr. Jennet Arcara (School of Social Welfare), Jason Christopher (Research IT), Dr. Chris Hoffman (Research IT), Liza Lutzker (School of Public Health), Joleen Locanas (Research IT and Information Services & Technology)

    AGENDA: 

    Welcome / announcements (5 min)

    Dr. Chris Hoffman: Introduction / context (5 min) 

    Jason Christopher: Service overview + connection to Cloud (5 min) 

    Joleen Locanas: Overview of SRDC research (5-10 min) 

    Researcher(s) talking about their research and how they are using SRDC (30 min) 

    Jennet Arcara, PhD, MPH, MPP

    Postdoctoral Researcher

    Sexual Health and Reproductive Equity (SHARE) Program

    UC Berkeley, School of Social Welfare 

    Liza Lutzker, MPH

    Research Data Analyst

    EHS MPH Coordinator & Internship Field Consultant

    Environmental Health Sciences (EHS)

    UC Berkeley, School of Public Health

    Discussion (5 min)


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