Events

Amy Neeser and Kelly Rowland at UC Tech Conference 2022

Events for the UC Tech community help introduce new skills, resources, perspectives and people/network in support of your work and career. Mark your calendar with these upcoming events. To share events here, contact us.

UPCOMING EVENTS

Information Technology Policy & Security (ITPS) Community of Interest

Wednesday, February 8, 2023, from 9 am – 10:00 am (and monthly through 2023)
Email UC Office of the President, Robert Smith, Systemwide IT Policy Director, to be added to the mailing list and receive invitations to this meeting, which occurs on the 2nd Wednesday of each month.
This systemwide group is open to all UC information security professionals, all UC Workforce members who have information security as a portion of their job responsibilities, and anyone at UC who is interested in cybersecurity.
Host: UC Office of the President

Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) Path to Assessment

Thursday, February 8, 2023, 11 am – 12 noon
Host: Regulated Research Community of Practice (RRCoP)

Seeing Like an Algorithmic Error: What are Algorithmic Mistakes, Why Do They Matter, How Might They Be Public Problems?

Friday, February 10, 2023
Host: UCI Department of Informatics

Information from the Individual’s Perspective

Friday, February 10, 2023, 3:10-5 pm
Host: UC Berkeley

UC Love Data Week

Monday, February 13 – Friday, February 17, 2023
Host: University of California

UC Tech 2023 Proposals: Info Session

Wednesday, February 15, 2023, 12:35 – 1pm on Zoom
Host: UCSF

Leading Towards Equity

Wednesday, February 15, 1-2 pm
Host: University of California Office of the President
Speakers include: Van Williams, VP IT and CIO University of California

Accessible PowerPoint Presentations 101

Thursday, February 16, 2023, 12-1 pm
Host: UCSF
Contact: Cecile Puretz cecile.puretz@ucsf.edu

Version Control with Git and GitHub 

Thursday, February 16, 2023, 9-11am on Zoom
Host: UCLA

UC Tech 2023 Proposals: Info Session

Friday, February 17, 2023, 2:05 – 2:30pm on Zoom
Host: UCSF

UC Tech 2023: Call for Session Proposals

Deadline: Monday, February 20, 2023
Host: UC Berkeley and UCSF

Save the date for a UC Town Hall with President Drake

Friday, February 24, 2023, 11 am – 12:30 pm
Hosted by UC Office of the President
Contact: Cecile Puretz cecile.puretz@ucsf.edu

Master of Information Management and Systems (MIMS) 25th Anniversary Celebration

Saturday, February 25, 2023, 4:00PM – 8:30PM
Host: UC Berkeley

Smarter Tech for a Resilient Future

Thursday, March 2, 2023
Host: CITRIS Banatao Institute, Edge in Tech (TM) Initiative at University of California, Berkeley Engineering

22nd Annual Developmental Disabilities: An Update for Health Professionals, Live Stream Virtual Conference

Thursday, March 2- Friday, March 3, 2023
Host: UCSF

Women In Data Science (WiDS) at UC Berkeley

Tuesday, March 7, 2023, 9:00AM – 4:00PM
Host: UC Berkeley School of Information

Process Palooza [Registration now open]

Tuesday, March 28 – Wednesday, March 29, 2023
Host: UC San Diego

Waypoints Symposium

Thursday, March 30, 2023 – March 31, 2023
Host: UC Irvine

UC Cyber Security Summit [Registration Now Open]

Wednesday, April 19, 2023
Host: UCLA
This systemwide group is open to all UC information security professionals, all UC Workforce members who have information security as a portion of their job responsibilities, and anyone at UC who is interested in cyber security.

Marketing your event to disability communities

Thursday, April 20, 2022, 12 noon – 1 pm
Host: UCSF
Contact: Cecile Puretz cecile.puretz@ucsf.edu

Privacy 101 Workshop

Tuesday, April 25, 2023 9:00am-12:00pm
Host: UC San Diego

Tuesday, September 26, 2023 1:00pm-4:00pm
Host: UC San Diego

If a UC member requires the training prior to or outside of April 25 and September 26, they can email aarivera@ucsd.edu for special provisions and registration.

UC Tech Conference 2023

Monday, July 17 – Wednesday, Jul 19, 2023 [Save-the-date]
Host: UC Berkeley
In-person
Contact: uctech@berkeley.edu

PAST EVENTS

Disrupting Prior Auth (Twitter Spaces)

Tuesday, September 27, 3-3:30 pm
Host: UCSF Center for Digital Health Innovation
Speaker: Aaron Neinstein, MD

Environmental Justice in the San Joaquin Valley

Wednesday, September 28, 12 noon -1:00 pm
UC ANR Hispanic Heritage Month; Hosted by UC ANR (Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources)
Speaker: Jose Pablo Ortiz-Partida, Ph.D.

ATXPO 2022: 9th Annual Academic Technology Conference

Monday, October 3, 8 am – 3:30 pm
Hosted at UC Berkeley for UCSF, UC Berkeley and other Bay Area institutions of higher learning
Keynote workshop lead: Dr. Jenae Cohn

Accessibility and Security Panel Discussion

Tuesday, October 4, 11 am-12:00 noon
UC Cybersecurity Awareness Month; Hosted by UCSF
Panel Discussion led by: Cecile Puretz, Assistant Director of Disability Access & Inclusion, UCSF

State of Authentication, 2022

Wednesday, October 5, 12:00 noon – 1:00 pm
UC Cybersecurity Awareness Month; Hosted by UC Santa Barbara
Speaker: Chad Spensky, Founder & CEO – Allthenticate

Healthy Living

Wednesday, October 5, 12:00 noon – 1:00 pm
UC ANR Hispanic Heritage Month; Hosted by UC ANR (Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources)
Speaker: Susana L. Matias Medrano, Ph.D., UC Cooperative Extension specialist in the Department of Nutritional Sciences & Toxicology at Berkeley

Annual University of California A.I. in Radiology Conference

Thursday, October 6, 8 am – 4:00 pm (in-person or online)
Hosted by UC San Diego
This one-day program will showcase multiple efforts and activities across multiple UC Campuses dealing with Artificial Intelligence projects and solutions

Mayan Pollinating Techniques

Wednesday, October 12, 12 noon – 1:00 pm
UC ANR Hispanic Heritage Month; Hosted by UC ANR (Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources)
Speaker: Magda Argueta

UC Davis Campus Air Filtration*

Wednesday, October 12, 11 am – 12 noon
Disability Awareness Symposium; Hosted by UC Davis
Speaker: UC Davis Facilities Management
+For UC Davis immune compromised individuals to learn more about the air quality on campus

Tactile Audio Campus Map, or TAC Map

Wednesday, October 12, 12 noon – 1 pm
Disability Awareness Symposium; Hosted by UC Davis
Speaker: TouchGraphics

Apple Accessibility

Wednesday, October 12, 1 – 2 pm
Disability Awareness Symposium; Hosted by UC Davis
Speaker: Apple

Information Technology Policy & Security (ITPS) Community of Interest

Wednesday, October 12, 9 am – 10:00 am
Email UC Office of the President, please contact Robert Smith, Systemwide IT Policy Director, to be added to the mailing list and receive invitatations to this meeting, which occurs on the 2nd Wednesday of each month.
This systemwide group is open to all UC information security professionals, all UC Workforce members who have information security as a portion of their job responsibilities, and anyone at UC who is interested in cybersecurity.

Baking Accessibility into Zoom

Thursday, October 13, 12:00 noon – 1 pm
Hosted by UCSF Department of Radiology & Biomedical Imaging DEI Committee
Speaker: Jill Wolters, Web Standards Program Manager, Digital Accessibility Program, UCSF IT-Web Services

Education Sector: Back-to-School for Cyber Criminals Too

Friday, October 14, 2-3:00 pm
UC Cybersecurity Awareness Month. Hosted by UC Irvine
Speaker: Yu Chao, Cyber Threat Warning Analyst, California Cybersecurity Integration Center (Cal-CSIC)

Privacy & Cybersecurity Law for All

Monday, October 17, 12:00 noon – 1 pm
UC Cybersecurity Awareness Month
Hosted by UC Santa Barbara
Speaker: Reema Moussa

Climate Change Effects

Thursday, October 13, 1 pm – 2:00 pm
UC ANR Hispanic Heritage Month; Hosted by UC ANR (Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources)
Speaker: Samuel Sandoval Solis

The California Agricultural & Robotics Technology Forum (aka FIRA)

Tuesday, October 18, 8:00 am – 7:00 pm – Thursday, October 20, 7:00 am – 3:30 pm
Hosted by University of California Agriculture and Natural Resources (UC ANR)
Speakers: Karen Ross, Secretary of the California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA); Ben Alfi, Co-Founder of Blue White Robotics; and others

Privacy 101 Workshop (Webinar)

Wednesday, October 19, 9 am – 12 noon
Hosted by UC San Diego Campus Privacy Office

We Like Your Product – Can You Pass Our 26-Page Security Assessment?

Wednesday, October 19, 12:00 noon – 1 pm
UC Cybersecurity Awareness Month. Hosted by UC Santa Barbara
Speaker: John Green, VP and Chief Security Technologist at Aruba

Cyber Threats and Trends in 2022

Wednesday, October 19, 2-3:00 pm
UC Cybersecurity Awareness Month. Hosted by UC Irvine
Speaker: Bryan Willett, Supervisory Special Agent (SSA), FBI

BICG Summit

Thursday, October 20, 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Business Intelligence Collaboration Group (BICG) – inaugural, UC-wide event/initiative focusing on student data analytics. Hosted by UC Irvine
Speakers include: Tom Andriola, Larry Coon, Ryan Cherland, Tony Hwang and Ray Vadnais

Zoom Security & Awesome New Features

Friday, October 21, 10-11:00 am
UC Cybersecurity Awareness Month. Hosted by UC Santa Barbara
Speaker: Giselle Brun, Zoom 

Social Engineering

Monday, October 24, 10 – 11 am
UC Cybersecurity Awareness Month. Hosted by UCSF
Speaker: Rosa L. Smothers, Senior Vice President of Cyber Operations at KnowBe4 

Educause 2022

Tuesday, October 25 – Friday, October 28, 2022
Denver, Colorado 

Human Hacking & Social Engingeering

Wednesday, October 26, 12 noon – 1 pm
UC Cybersecurity Awareness Month. Hosted by UC Santa Barbara
Speaker: Chad Spensky, Founder & CEO – Allthenticatens at KnowBe4 

You are the Gatekeeper

Thursday, October 27, 2-3:00 pm
UC Cybersecurity Awareness Month. Hosted by UC Irvine
Speaker: Orange County District’s Office

Social Media Privacy and Security Best Practices

Friday, October 28, 12 noon – 1:30 pm
UC Cybersecurity Awareness Month. Hosted by UC Santa Cruz
Speakers: Researcher and PhD Candidate at Cornell University, Diana Freed; PhD student in Computer Science at University of Maryland, Julio Poveda; and UCSC ITS Compliance Coordinator, Cecilia Carrillo

The Great Digital Transformation – What’s in it For You?

Tuesday, November 1, 10-11:00 am
University of California Electronic Records Day. Hosted by UC Records Management Committee
Speakers: Christina Velazquez Fidler, Eric Kalmin, Jordan Thaw and Kent Wada

Educause 2022

Wednesday November 2 – Thursday, November 3, 2022
Online 

University of Michigan Pivots with Professional Development

Thursday, November 3, 2022, from 11 am – 12 noon
Host: Kaltura

Information Technology Policy & Security (ITPS) Community of Interest

Wednesday, November 9, 2022, from 9 am – 10:00 am (final session for 2022)
Email UC Office of the President, please contact Robert Smith, Systemwide IT Policy Director, to be added to the mailing list and receive invitatations to this meeting, which occurs on the 2nd Wednesday of each month.
This systemwide group is open to all UC information security professionals, all UC Workforce members who have information security as a portion of their job responsibilities, and anyone at UC who is interested in cybersecurity.

Veterans Job Fair and Open House

Thursday, November 10, 2022, 1-3:30 pm
Host: UCSF
Speakers:  Chancellor Sam Hawgood and Chief Human Resources Officer Corey Jackson

Veteran’s Day

Friday, November 11, 2022 (Federal holiday)

Join NAIPISA’s Native American Heritage Month events

UCOP Link News

Native American Heritage Month Events & Resources

UC Berkeley
UC Davis Native American Student Success Center
UC Irvine School of Physical Sciences
UCLA American Indian Studies Center
UCLA Center for Excellence in Engineering & Diversity
UC Merced
UC Office of the President
UC Santa Barbara Engineering
UCSF
UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital

Privacy 101 Workshop

Wednesday, November 16, 2022, 1 pm-4 pm
Host: UC San Diego

Veteran’s Day: UC Veterans Events and Opportunities

Veteran’s Day Events and Veterans resources at the University of California
Source: UC Net covering UCLA, UCSF and Lawrence Berkeley National Lab

Celebrate Native American Heritage Month with UC

UC Net
November, 2022

Born in California Demo Days

Wednesday, November 16 – Thursday, November 17, 2022
Host: UC Beal Applied Innovation

Cybermed Summit [Wait List Only]

Friday, November 18 – Saturday, November 19, 2022, 8 am – 6:00 pm
Location: UC San Diego
Speakers from the University of California include: Jeff Tully, UCSD Anesthesiology, Christian Dameff UCSD Emergency Medicine, Medical Director of Security, Kristina Spurgeon UCD Emergency Management, Grant Madden UCSD Emergency Management, Ana Arevalo UCSD Emergency Management, Nazanin Chinoforoushan UCSD Emergency Management, Anthony Earthen UCSD Biomedical Engineering 

Optimizing Qualitative Research in Public Health

Thursday, December 8, 2022, 1 pm – 2 pm
Host: UC Berkeley Cloud Computing Meetup, Berkeley Skydeck, Berkeley Computing, Data Science & Scoeity, Berkeley Lab, CITRIS Banatao Institute, Berkeley Information Services and Technology, Reserach IT at Berkeley
Speaker: Wan Naszeerah, Domain Consultant at Research IT & Doctor of Public Health Student at UC Berkeley

Gender Recognition & Lived Name Policy – Considerations for Implementation

Thursday, December 8, 2022, 11 am – 12 noon (Registration deadline 12/5/2022)
Host: UC Office of the President, Department of Graduate, Undergraduate and Equity Affairs (GUEA)
Webinar Contact: Jessica Heredia Jessica.heredia@ucop.edu

Access Lunch & Learn: How to Write Alt Text

Thursday, December 8, 2022, 12 noon – 1 pm
Host: UCSF

Privacy 101 Workshop

Tuesday, December 13, 2022, 1 pm-4 pm
Host: UC San Diego

UC Davis library website redesign presentation

Wednesday, December 14, 2022, 1 pm-4 pm
Host: UC User Experience (UCUX), a friendly community of design and design-curious staff; join the slack channel #UX-andor-design
Speaker: Kimmy Hescock, User Experience Designer, UC Davis

Reciting MLK’s “I have a dream” speech

Thursday, January 12, 2023, 2-2:45 pm
Host: Black Staff and Faculty Organization (BSFO), UC Office of the President
Speakers include UC President Michael V. Drake, MD; Rachael Nava, EVP/COO; Nathan Brostrom, EVP/CFO; Kristin Cordova, Chief of Staff, Information Technology Services, UC Office of the President (UCOP); Jayesh (Jay) Panchal, Chief Information Security Officer; Nancy Pluzdrak, Executive Director, Human Resources, UCOP; Monte Ratzlaff, Cyber Risk Program Manager, UCOP; Charles F. Robinson, VP/General Counsel; Lalitha Sankaran, Director, Office of Workplace Inclusion & Belonging, UCOP; Paul Williams, Associate VP/Chief Procurement Officer; and Van Williams, VP IT/Chief Information Officer.

Martin Luther King Celebrations at UC San Diego

Saturday, January 14 -Sunday, January 15, 2023
Host: UC San Diego

Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Monday, January 16, 2023

National Data Privacy Week – Events and Resources

Sunday, January 22 – Saturday, January 28, 2023
Source: UC San Diego

Council of UC Staff Assemblies Chats: Black Staff Leadership Panel

Wednesday, February 1, 2023, 11:05AM – 11:50AM
Host: Council of UC Staff Assemblies

Becoming an Anti-Racist Campus Virtual Symposium

Wednesday, February 1, 2023, 9AM – 2PM
Host: UC Berkeley

UC Tech 2023 Proposals: Info Session

Thursday, February 7, 2023, 8:35 – 9am on Zoom
Host: UCSF



The events listed here are hosted by, and/or feature, the UC tech community. They are provided by University of California colleagues. We work to ensure they are current. Please let us know if you have additional events to provide the UC Tech community for the purpose of learning new skills and perspectives and/or as an occasion to meet/network with colleagues. Contact us

[Photo caption: Amy Neeser, Research IT, UC Berkeley and Kelly Rowland, National Energy Research Scientific Computing Center, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, at the UC Tech Conference 2022 in San Diego. They are pictured here discussing the Women in High Performance Computing Bay Area Chapter which they co-founded]