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CEO Forums & Other Events

CEO is on hiatus for the summer.
Our monthly forums will resume on Thursday, October 12, 2017.
Enjoy the summer!

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About CEO Forums  CEO hosts lunchtime community forums on the second Thursday of each month from October through May, noon to 1:30 pm, at various locations on or near the UC Berkeley campus (location info is posted for each event below). All are welcome, no need to RSVP.

Forums are intended to bring the community together for discussion, information sharing, and skill building on issues surrounding STEM education and outreach. Past forums have focused on diversity and broadening participation in STEM, innovations in teaching and learning, informal science education, assessment of learning impacts, implementation of Next Generation Science Standards, new research in the science of teaching and learning, federal and state STEM education policy, and more. Forums may take the form of single speaker presentations, panels, or workshops. All events are informal, with ample time dedicated to discussion and idea-sharing.

Preview of upcoming CEO lunchtime forums, fall semester, 2017:

  • Oct 12, noon-1:30 pm: Campus climate and its effects on minority and first-generation STEM students. Speaker: Andrew Eppig, Div. of Equity and Inclusion. Location: 337B Cory, UC Berkeley campus.
  • Nov 9, noon-1:30 pmDeveloping STEM outreach activities to highlight your research or program. This session will cover tools, strategies and resources for campus lab groups and researchers. Speaker: Traci Grzymala, Community Resources for Science. Location: 375 LeConte, UC Berkeley campus.
  • Dec 14, noon-1:30 pm: Effectively sharing your STEM stories and events with the mediaPanelists: Craig Rosa, Senior Digital Editor, KQED Science, and Series Producer, Deep Look; Bob Sanders, Manager, Science communications, UC Berkeley Media Relations. Location: 337B Cory, UC Berkeley campus.
  • Jan 11 (2018), noon-1:30 pm: Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive: STEM programming. CEO will visit BAMPFA and hear from staff about their science-related programming to date and their interests in possible future partnerships. Location: BAMPFA, 2155 Center Street, Berkeley.

We will update descriptions for lunchtime forums in the coming months, so please check back to our website periodically.

Go to the CEO topics and speakers archive.

Forum topics are conceived, planned, and organized by and for CEO members. If you have a skill, speaker suggestion, or discussion topic you would like to share, please contact CEO co-chairs Kate Spohr or Dan Zevin.