Fall 2011 Conference - Overview
September 21 - 23


Each March and September, Industrial Members meet with BSAC Faculty and Researchers on the campus of the beautiful and historic University of California, Berkeley, for a three-day conference collectively referred to as the IAB Meeting.  Each day of the conference presents different opportunities to learn about and discuss BSAC Research.

  • Wednesday: Research Review, during which BSAC Researchers present current, in-progress reports on all 100+ BSAC projects in a single-track presentation format with additional poster sessions.

    ATTENDANCE: Closed session. BSAC Industrial Members; BSAC Directors; Affiliated Faculty; BSAC Researchers

  • Wednesday Evening: Awards Banquet honoring the researchers.

    ATTENDANCE: BSAC Industrial Members; BSAC Directors; Affiliated Faculty; BSAC Researchers

  • Thursday Morning: Industrial Advisory Board Meeting, during which two designated voting participants of each Industrial Member organization discuss and assess Center directions and policy, and provide feedback to the BSAC Directors.

    ATTENDANCE: BSAC Industrial Member Points-of-Contact (or Designates); BSAC Directors

  • Thursday Afternoon:
    BSAC Faculty Exhibition & Showcase:
    A faculty poster session where BSAC Co-Directors staff a poster representing their areas of research and interest to encourage informal discussion with Industrial Members.  This is an opportunity to introduce yourself and your interests directly to BSAC Faculty.

    Thrust - Next 25 Years for MEMS: A technology review session conducted by University of California faculty and guest speakers on selected areas of research followed by a roundtable discussion.  This is a great chance to mix with other members and faculty.

    ATTENDANCE: Open Session

  • Thursday Morning: MIG Workshop: MEMS Commercialization:

    ATTENDANCE: Open Session

  • Thursday Evening: 25th Anniversary Banquet:

    ATTENDANCE: Open Session

  • Friday Morning: Faculty Breakfast Mixer:

    ATTENDANCE: Open Session

 

♦ BSAC Industrial Members - $250: All Sessions
♦ BSAC Alumni - $275: Thursday Open Events & Banquet and Friday Morning
♦ MIG Members - $275: Thursday Open Events & Banquet and Friday Morning
♦ Non-Members: $350: Thursday Open Events & Banquet and Friday Morning
♦ Anniversary Banquet Thursday Evening ONLY: $100

* No fee for NSF, DARPA, and Funding Agencies