A Global Agricultural Development Initiative
Speaker: The Honorable Douglas Bereuter, Member of Congress 1979-2004
March 13, 2013 - 4:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. | Banatao Auditorium, Sutardja Dai Hall, UC Berkeley | FREE
Co-sponsored by the Institute of International Studies, Institute of East Asian studies, the Blum Center and Master of Development Practice. During his 26 years in Congress and subsequent service as President of the Asia Foundation, Representative Douglas Bereuter confronted issues of global poverty, food production, and sustainability. In this year's Matsui Lecture, he addresses these critical issues facing the United States and the world.
The Quest for Sustainable Seas
Speaker: Sylvia Earle, National Geographic Explorer-in-Residence
March 21, 2013 - 6:00 p.m. | International House | UC Berkeley | FREE
Limited seating on a first-come basis | http://cnr.berkeley.edu/albright
The Bioeconomy after the Election, March 27 and 28, 2013, U.C. Berkeley Alumni House. Sessions will include: State of Bioeconomy (State of Biofuel), Brazil and the Challenges of an Expanding Bioindustry, Evolution of Energy Systems, Round Table on Brazil, Environmental Considerations, Development of Biotechnology, Bioeconomy within a Larger Context, Political Economy of the Bioeconomy, and Alternative Fuels.
March 27-28, 2013 | UC Berkeley Alumni | House | FREE
Registration, program, and more information can be found on the Conference website.
Keynote Speaker: Mrs. Mary Robinson, Former President of Ireland and President of the Mary Robinson Foundation
Keynote Speaker: Wes Jackson, Founder and President of The Land Institute
April 9-11, 2013 | Pre-Conference Tours on April 8 | DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Ontario Airport | 222 North Vineyard Avenue
Sponsored by the
University of California Agriculture and Natural Resources
It's Berkeley's annual Open House and