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Weather in Berkeley

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Excursion Day

On Wednesday, July 23, the attendees will take a break from the technical session to tour the wine country, north of San Francisco. Buses will depart at 12 noon following an early lunch at Sutardja Dai Hall. Only those with badges showing that they are registered for the excursion will be boarded on the buses. Accompanying family members, who have picked up their badges before Wednesday, are requested to stop at the registration desk during lunch.

The attendees will tour Napa Valley with stops at Castello di...


The local organizers have made hotel reservations for all attendees whose registration includes lodging.

Graduate Hotel: 2600 Durant Avenue, Berkeley; +1-510-845-8981

Hotel Shattuck Plaza, 2086 Allston Way, Berkeley: +1-510-845-7300

If you have registered for lodging and have not been informed of the hotel where you have a reservation, please email tbsi@...

Campus Transportation


Sutardja Dai Hall can easily be reached by a 15-20 minute walk through the campus from the two hotels where the conference attendees will be staying, and from the Downtown Berkeley BART station.


UC Berkeley has a shuttle system that services the campus as well as the Downtown Berkeley BART station. To reach Sutardja Dai Hall, take the P line to Cory Hall (Hearst Avenue and LeRoy Avenue). The shuttle fare for visitors is $1; exact change required. See...


Airports: San Francisco International Airport (SFO) and Oakland International Airport (OAK) serve the San Francisco Bay Area, where UC Berkeley is located.

Public transport is available from these airports to the city of Berkeley.

Public Transportation:

The city of Berkeley is served by the Richmond Line of the Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) and AC Transit buses. BART provides service to/from SFO and OAK. To learn more, visit BART Airport Connections. The BART stop for UC...


The 2018 International Nano-Optoelectronics Workshop (iNOW 2018) will take place on the campus of the University of California, Berkeley (UC Berkeley).

The technical sessions will be held in the Banatao Auditorium, located on the third floor of Sutardja Dai Hall.

The two poster sessions will take place on the second floor of Sutardja Dai Hall. Instructions for poster presenters are given on the...

Arrival Information

Here you can find useful information before arriving in Berkeley.

Campus map and surrounding area