Schedule and Locations

BERC Summit Day 1
Thursday, February 21st 6pm-10pm
Pauley Ballroom (MLK Jr Student Union), UC Berkeley

The Pauley Ballroom is located on the second floor of the Student Union on Sproul Plaza, at the corner of Telegraph Avenue and Bancroft Way.

BERC Summit Day 2
Friday, February 22nd 8am-4:30pm
Pauley Ballroom (MLK Jr Student Union), UC Berkeley

Networking Reception 
Friday, February 22nd 4:30pm-6:00pm
Bancroft Hotel
2680 Bancroft Way, Berkeley, CA 94704

Dress Code

Please note that the dress code for the BERC Summit on both days is "business casual" attire.

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 Innovation Expo and Summit conference day. See routes below:

  • Bus routes near Hearst Mining Hall: 52, F, 65

  • Bus routes near Pauley Ballroom: 6, 52, 51B, 36, 79, F

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

The nearest parking lot to for the Energy Summit is the Telegraph Channing Garage (owned by City of Berkeley, rates here)

UC Berkeley parking is also available. Lower Sproul parking is the closest UC Berkeley operated parking garage and is pay by hour parking. The second closest UC Berkeley parking is the RSF Garage, which is also pay by hour.

Click here for a list of other UC Berkeley 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. Information about public garages and lots operated by the City of Berkeley can be found here.

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