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  • The conference will be from noon January 26 through approximately 1 PM January 28.
    • We will NOT have meetings on January 25
    • We will have pre-meetings January 26 AM (see Agenda )
      • The venue has enough room for more pre-meetings if needed
    • We will have post-meetings January 28 PM (see Agenda )
      • The venue has enough room for more post-meetings if needed

Venue - International House (I-House)

2299 Piedmont Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94720-2320, 510-642-9490

The conference and evening reception on January 26th will be at the historic I-House located at the top of the UC campus.
The I-House is ample room for us to meet, work, mingle in a relaxed and comfortable atmosphere. Here is a quote from their website.International House at UC Berkeley is a multi-cultural campus residence and program center serving students, the local community and alumni worldwide.

Our mission: to foster intercultural respect, understanding, lifelong friendships and leadership skills for the promotion of a more tolerant and peaceful world.

Conference Rooms

Our conference rooms are on the second floor.

  • Enter the i-House and go up the staircase on your left.
  • Our main conference room is at the top of the stairs and is named “Homeroom”.
  • Our breakout rooms are down the hall and slightly to the left and are the “Sproul” rooms.
  • Restrooms are between Homeroom and Sproul.
  • Refreshments will be served on the indoor mezzanine balcony connecting these rooms.

Internet Connection

You can connect via wireless to the Internet and will receive your log-in at the conference.

Electrical Power

You will have an outlet for your laptop in each of the conference rooms.


See the Transportation pages for airport, BART and shuttle information.


We have UC negotiated rates with the following hotels. Please note that we have not blocked rooms and you must make your own reservations. Be sure to mention Bamboo
Partner Meeting/Uc Berkeley to get the U.C. Berkeley rate.

Claremont Hotel
1.1 mile to International House
Claremont Resort & Spa
41 Tunnel Road
Berkeley CA 94705
Total room cost (including tax, facilities fee, parking and wireless) $169.96 per night
Please ask for U.C. Berkeley rate OR---
Go online to, reservations, enter dates, click availability button, and input code UCB into the corporate/promotion box to access the rate online.

Hotel Durant & Henry's
3 blocks to International House;  Approx half mile from Downtown Berkeley BART

2600 Durant AvenueBerkeley CA 94704PH: 510-845-8981Fax: 510-486-0916Joie de Vivre~~California’s Largest Boutique Hotel Collection Total room cost (including tax and wireless) $155.68 per nightPlease ask for U.C. Berkeley rate 

Hotel Shattuck Plaza

1.1 miles to International House

2086 Allston Way (at Shattuck Avenue, (next to Downtown Berkeley BART), Berkeley, CA 94704

Be sure to mention UC Berkeley to get the UC Berkeley rate (for this hotel only NOT Bamboo Partner Meeting/UC Berkeley)

Toll Free: 866-466-9199


Attendees can also book through the website, , by clicking on the “Preferred/Corporate Rates” after inputting the arrival/departure date and clicking “Book Now”.  Then, enter the code: uofc10.

Traditional King Rooms $128.65 (including internet and taxes = $145.56/night)
subject to slight change

Wireless internet throughout and in rooms (complimentary)

Berkeley City Club (contact: Mary)
4 blocks from International House; Approx half mile from Downtown Berkeley BART

2315 Durant Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94704,

Tel: 510.848.7800  


Note: Berkeley City Club is booked for another UC event our same dates, and only
11 rooms available for us at $120 (including taxes = $145.00/night)

Wireless good complimentary in public places; however, hotel rooms have hot
spots and spotty.

Entertainment Options

See page with restaurant listings

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