Schedule and Locations

Cleantech University Prize Pitch Competition
Thursday, February 23rd 5-7pm
Sibley Auditorium, Bechtel Engineering Building, UC Berkeley

BERC Innovation Expo
Thursday, February 23rd 7-9pm
Hearst Mining Hall, UC Berkeley

BERC Summit
Friday, February 24th 8:30am-6pm
UC Berkeley California Memorial Stadium (Field Club & University Club)


On the map to the right, the blue location marker at the stadium shows the appropriate entrance for the Field Club, where you'll find Summit registration on Friday morning. 

Dress Code

Please note that the dress code for the BERC Summit is "business casual" attire. This includes the conference proceedings on Friday, February 24th, as well as the CUP pitch competition and Innovation Expo on Thursday, February 23rd. 

Public Transportation
The nearest BART station to campus is Downtown Berkeley station. For more information on using BART click the link here:

There are several AC Transit bus routes that have stops near the event spaces for the CUP Pitch Competition, Innovation Expo and Summit conference day. See routes below:

  • Bus routes near Sibley Hall and Hearst Mining Hall: 52, F, 65
  • Bus routes near Cal Memorial Stadium: 49, 52, F

For more information on using AC Transit, please see the website linked here:

CUP/Expo, Thurs, Feb. 23rd: The nearest parking lot for the CUP Pitch Competition and Innovation Expo on Thursday, February 23rd is the Upper Hearst Parking Lot (pay-to-park, located here).

BERC Energy Summit, Fri, Feb. 24th: The nearest parking lot to for the Energy Summit events on Friday, February 24th are Maxwell Family Field Parking Lot ($3+ per hour, located here) next to Cal Memorial Stadium. The second closest parking lot is on the North side of Witter Rugby Field just above the Stadium ($1 per hour, located here). To park in the Witter lot you must download the app PayByPhone Parking (link here) and enter the location number listed at the parking lot to pay for parking.

Limited residential street parking is available on the North side of campus, however most streets have 2 hour time-limited parking until 6pm, as well as limited pay-to-park street parking.

Parking fare is not included in the BERC Energy Summit tickets, and must be purchased at the parking facility.  

Transportation and Parking


There are many hotels, dining, and public transportation options in Berkeley. Below are hotels listed in order of distance from California Memorial Stadium.

Hotel Durant Berkeley (.5 mi) 2600 Durant Ave, Berkeley, CA 94704 | (510) 845-8981 |

Berkeley City Club (.8 mi) | 2315 Durant Ave, Berkeley, CA 94704 | (510) 848-7800 |

Hotel Shattuck Plaza (1.2 mi) | 2086 Allston Way, Berkeley, CA 94704 | (510) 845-7300 |

Travelodge Berkeley (1.5 mi) |1820 University Ave, Berkeley, CA 94703 | (510) 843-426