East West Alliance Symposium 2016

June 27, 2016

Frontiers in Health Research

October 30th at The Li Ka Shing Center, UC Berkeley
October 31st - November 1st at the David Brower Center 

David Brower Center • 2150 Allston Way • Berkeley, California 


Schedule of Events


A full schedule is posted here and the full program is here.

Sunday, October 30th: Board Meeting, Reception/Official Opening of EWA Symposium 2016 (REGISTRATION HAS ENDED)

Monday, October 31st: Opening and lectures "New Insights Into Health and Disease" -- 8:30am - 5pm (OPEN TO ALL)

Tuesday, November 1st: Lectures "Emerging Therapies and Technologies," and closing ceremony -- 8:30am - 5pm (OPEN TO ALL)


East West Alliance Member Information

For board members and speakers traveling to the Symposium, we will arrange for your stay at the Hotel Shattuck Plaza in Downtown Berkeley once you have registered.

To book your hotel room please register using the button above.  Please complete the following forms for reimbursements as well as a new vendor form  (the highlighted sections only) if you have not previously been paid by UC Berkeley. These forms must be submitted at the conference or within two weeks after.

Map to Event

Visitor Information 

For those traveling through San Francisco International Airport (SFO), we recommend taking BART subway from the International terminal to Downtown Berkeley BART Station. The Hotel Shattuck Plaza is a one block walk. For more transportation information, please see below. 

UC Berkeley Campus Map:  http://www.berkeley.edu/map/googlemap/

Your Bay Area travel guide:  Please go to: http://511.org/
Includes information on traffic, transit, bicycling, etc.

BART: Schedules/fares can be found at their website: http://www.bart.gov/

AC Transit:  Numerous bus lines serve the campus, including the transbay F line.  Schedules/fares can be found at their website: http://www.actransit.org/

Parking: UC Berkeley Parking and Transportation website  http://pt.berkeley.edu/

City of Berkeley Parking Lots:

  • Durant Avenue between Telegraph and Dana (2450 Durant Ave.) http://www.lksf.org
  • Bancroft Way between Bowditch and Telegraph (2558 Bancroft Way)
  • Hotel parking is available at PCI Parking at 2061 Allston Way, directly across the street from the hotel, and also at the Standard Parking lot at 2020 Kittredge Street. Lots are privately owned and are not the responsibility of the Hotel Shattuck Plaza. Parking rates vary during the week, though pricing is typically $16-30 per day. Other rates may apply.