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2013 Matsui Lecture: Can the World Feed 9 Billion People?

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.

Horace Albright Lecture in Conservation

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 |

Sixth Annual Berkeley Bioeconomy Conference

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.

Global Food Systems Forum

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

Cal Day

It's Berkeley's annual Open House and
you're invited!

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