Fall 2018 CITRIS Research Exchange

Free and open to the public, the CITRIS Research Exchange is a weekly dialogue highlighting leading voices on societal-scale technology challenges. Each one-hour seminar takes place on Wednesdays from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm Pacific time, and is hosted live in the Banatao Auditorium at Sutardja Dai Hall on the UC Berkeley campus, unless otherwise noted* (the 9/26 talk has special event time and location).

Please click the Register button for each seminar you wish to attend and complete the EventBrite registration form.

Printable Schedule (PDF)


Date Photo Speaker Title Affiliation Time & Location CITRIS Themes Video Register
Sept 19 Xixi Zhu Xixi Zhu VP Business Development & Operations DNAlite Therapeutics 12-1pm Banatao Auditorium, Sutardja Dai Hall Biotech, Gene Therapy, Startups  Watch Video View Event Details
Sept 26 Kai-Fu Lee Chairman and CEO Sinovation Ventures 12:30-1:30pm *Spieker Forum, Chou Hall, Haas School *Overflow in Banatao Auditorium, 310 Sutardja Dai Hall Artifical Intelligence, Digital Transformation, Future Jobs  Berkeley Haas  Watch Video View Event Details
Oct 3 Samuel Woolley Director, DigIntel Lab Institute for the Future (IFTF) 12-1pm Banatao Auditorium, Sutardja Dai Hall Computational Propaganda, Bots, Disinformation Watch Video View Event Details
Oct 10 Anca Dragan Founder, InterACT Laboratory EECS, UC Berkeley 12-1pm Banatao Auditorium, Sutardja Dai Hall Robotics, Machine Learning, Cognitive Science, People and Robots No webcast for this talk – per speaker View Event Details
Oct 17 Peter Meyers Peter Meyers CEO Stand & Deliver Group 12-1pm Banatao Auditorium, Sutardja Dai Hall Leadership, Authority, Science Communication View Event Details
Oct 24 Dawn Song Dawn Song Co-Founder Oasis Labs 12-1pm Banatao Auditorium, Sutardja Dai Hall Blockchain, Cryptography, Startups Register
Oct 31 Roya Pakzad Roya Pakzad Project Leader, Technology & Human Rights Global Digital Policy Incubator, Stanford University 12-1pm Banatao Auditorium, Sutardja Dai Hall Human Rights, Digital Governance, Artificial Intelligence Register
Nov 7 Holiday observance
Nov 14 Wes Valdes Wes Valdes CEO Intensive Monitoring International 12-1pm Banatao Auditorium, Sutardja Dai Hall Healthcare, Telemedicine, Virtual Care Register
Nov 21 Holiday observance
Nov 28 Rachel Slaybaugh Rachel Slaybaugh Program Director Nuclear Engineering, UC Berkeley; ARPA-E 12-1pm Banatao Auditorium, Sutardja Dai Hall Nuclear Engineering, Energy Economics, Data Analytics Register

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Live webcasting of each CITRIS Research Exchange seminar is available on YouTube.

Watch Video Archive of Past Talks on YouTube

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